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World’s longest non-stop flight arrives in US from Singapore

By ethan / October 12, 2018

A 15,343km (9,534-mile) flight from Singapore safely landed at Newark International Airport in the US on Thursday. It has become the world’s longest direct passenger flight. Flight SQ22 departed at 15:37GMT (11.35pm local time) with 150 passengers and 17 crew members on board. The scheduled 19-hour flight landed 17 hours and 25 minutes later in […]

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India’s SpiceJet successfully completes maiden biofuel flight

By ethan / September 2, 2018

Budget carrier SpiceJet has successfully tested India’s first flight powered by biojet fuel. The flight from Dehradun to the nation’s capital lasted almost 45 minutes, and was made using a Bombardier Q400 aircraft. Around 20 people, including officials from aviation regulator DGCA and SpiceJet, participated in the test flight. Read more According to the company, […]

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Chaos at Gatwick airport as flight info displayed on whiteboards amid screen glitch

By ethan / August 20, 2018

A technical glitch caused havoc at Gatwick Airport as it forced staff to write down flight information on a white board and “shout out” destinations to ensure it reached all passengers. Pictures emerged on social media of crowds surrounding the board as they tried to get hold of their flight information. The screens reportedly stopped […]

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American arrested for peeing on passenger two rows behind him during flight to Japan

By ethan / August 19, 2018

A 24-year-old American has been arrested for urinating on a fellow passenger, seated two rows behind him, during a flight to Japan. He was inebriated and said he didn’t recall doing it. The bizarre incident happened aboard an All Nippon Airways flight from Chicago to Tokyo’s Narita airport, Friday, according to police. The unfortunate target […]

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Cell phone blaze aboard Ryanair flight sparks panicked evacuation (VIDEO)

By ethan / August 2, 2018

An Ibiza-bound Ryanair flight was evacuated after a cell phone burst into flames inside the cabin, triggering panic onboard. Passengers were forced to exit the plane before it departed Barcelona’s El Prat airport on Tuesday. A passenger had been charging their phone with a battery pack when it caught fire, Aviation24 reports. The cell phone […]

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