ERBIL— May 15: A Danish- Kurdish pilot from Sulaimaniyah assigned to the Iraqi Airways has become the first female to pilot a Boeing 737 jet airliner in Iraq, operating flights in the national carrier, a state news agency reported. Warte Abubakir, 26, signed the contract for her assignment in the Iraqi Airways a few days
By Rozanna Latiff KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 – The families of passengers lost aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 say the two-year search for the missing aircraft must go on beyond a June deadline, as new hope emerged last week of resolving the aviation mystery. Debris found off the African coast rekindled hope for many, prompting
By Leila Hatoum Time is in short order when you are pushing your country’s national carrier forward in a fiercely competitive, global industry, as well as spearheading the building of the world’s “most unique airport,” while trying to find new ways to serve your passengers. Sitting at one of eight private lush retreat rooms in
TORONTO, Nov. 22 – A Turkish Airlines flight bound for Turkey from New York was diverted to Halifax, Canada, after a bomb threat, Canadian police said on Sunday. The plane landed safely and police were searching it using dogs trained in explosives, the Nova Scotia branch of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said on Twitter.
DUBAI, Nov 8 (Reuters) Emirates Airlines President Tim Clark said on Sunday he expected the crash of a Russian passenger jet in Egypt would result in demands for stringent aviation security worldwide. Speaking at the Dubai Airshow, Clark added that he had ordered a security review, but was not suspending any flights as a result