Venezuelan fined $89,000 in US for bomb hoax on plane

A US court Tuesday fined a Venezuelan traveller $89,000 for joking that he was carrying explosives in his luggage, for which the authorities declared a security alert at two terminals at Miami international airport in October.

Top secret mission to N. Korea hit by plane hitch

A secret mission by America`s spy chief to free two US citizens held by North Korea hit an embarrassing snag when his plane broke down while refueling, a US official said Monday.

Virgin Australia flight turns back due to leaks

A Virgin Australia plane bound for Sydney was forced back to Los Angeles due to leaking sinks, the airline said Tuesday, but denied passenger claims that human waste reached the aisles.

John Kerry's plane grounded ... Again

Globe-trotting top US diplomat John Kerry was left hoofing it back on a commercial flight from Vienna today, after his ageing Air Force plane broke down for the fourth time this year.

Nigerian Air Force plane missing in far northeast: Military

 A Nigerian Air Force jet has been missing for two days after disappearing in the country`s far northeast, where troops are fighting Boko Haram insurgents, the military said on Sunday.

Glider plane crashes in Kanpur

A glider plane crashes in a house in Kanpur and the lady pilot is injured.

IndiGo flight catches fire at Delhi IGI airport, all 147 passengers safe

An IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Delhi with 147 passengers on board caught fire while landing at the Indira Gandhi International airport Terminal 1-D here.

One dead, another critical in air crash in Scotland

A 63-year-old man who was on board a light aircraft which crashed on the Isle of Bute in Scotland died in a hospital today while a second person aboard the plane was in a critical condition.

Rat on board grounds Air India plane

A rodent forced the grounding of an Air India aircraft that arrived here from Kolkata as the plane was taken to a remote bay for fumigation.

US girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies

A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said today.

Five BJD MPs used plane of tainted mining contractor: BJP

Five ruling BJD MPs had used the private plane of a "tainted" mining contractor, opposition BJP Monday alleged and demanded clarification from Odisha government over the issue.

Boeing in deal to provide plane parts to Iran

Boeing has struck a deal with Iran Air to provide plane parts, the first time the US firm will be doing business with Iran since the US embargo of 1979.

IAF scrambles fighter jets as Turkish plane sparks alert

The Indian Air Force today scrambled fighter planes from air base here after two commercial passenger aircraft sought to enter Indian territory from Pakistan side using similar identification codes, sparking a security alert.

AirAsia plane veers off runway upon landing in Brunei

An AirAsia flight from Malaysia to neighbouring Brunei veered off the runway upon landing Monday but all 109 people aboard were safe, the Malaysian budget carrier said.

Boeing outpaces Airbus in plane orders: Data

US aerospace group Boeing left European rival Airbus in its slipstream when booking new plane orders in the first half of the year, figures released today by Airbus showed.

UN complains to S Sudan after staff blocked

The United Nations has complained to South Sudan and demanded an explanation after four local UN staff were prevented from taking a plane and had their passports confiscated.

Amy Adams gives first class seat to soldier

Actress Amy Adams reportedly gave her first class seat on a flight to a US soldier and travelled back here in the economy cabin of her Delta flight from Detroit.

2 killed in Czech small plane crash

A rescue service official says an ultralight plane has crashed in southern Czech Republic, killing both men on board.

Gunmen planned to blow up plane in Pakistan by hitting fuel tank

Holed up deep inside a Taliban-friendly neighbourhood, gunmen waited patiently for the passenger plane to approach the airport before raising their guns into the night sky and unleashing a hail of bullets to shoot it down.

Mass arrests in Pakistan after gunmen shoot at plane

Pakistani police Wednesday arrested hundreds of people after gunmen opened fire on a passenger plane during its landing approach, as fighter jets hit militant targets in the latest round of an anti-Taliban offensive.