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Two IndiGo passenger jets narrowly avoid mid-air collision

Two IndiGo regional flights narrowly escaped a mid-air collision over Bengaluru airspace in southern India late on July 10, 2018. Together, the two aircraft – both Airbus passenger jets – were carrying 328 passengers onboard, all of whom later landed and deplaned safely. The two IndiGo aircraft were operating on Coimbatore-Hyderabad and Bengaluru-Cochin routes, when […]

Emirates Opens First Dedicated Airport Lounge in Cairo

Emirates today unveiled its 42nd dedicated lounge across its global network at Cairo International Airport (CAI). The lounge is now open to Emirates First Class and Business Class customers as well as Platinum and Gold members of Skywards, the airline’s loyalty programme.   Reflecting the airline’s ongoing commitment to Egypt, the Emirates Lounge in Cairo represents […]

Southwest fatal accident related to missing engine fan blade?

More details about Southwest Airlines flight 1380 engine accident on April 17, 2018 are emerging. Following the news of a passenger death, it now appears that the cause of the accident might be connected to metal fatigue and a missing fanblade of the engine. The flight was en route from New York LaGuardia (LGA) to […]