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Ryanair flight returns to Manchester after take-off following bird strike

A Ryanair flight was forced to return to Manchester airport after a bird strike. The plane was heading to Palma in Mallorca when the pilot...

EgyptAir hijacking ‘nothing to do with terrorism’

An Egyptian man has hijacked an EgyptAir plane and forced it to land in Cyprus, where most passengers were eventually allowed to get off,...

Plane evacuated after passenger claims to have seen IS messages on man’s phone

An Iraqi man at the centre of a terror scare on an EasyJet flight from Vienna to London has been released without charge. He was...

British Airways to recruit record number of pilots and cabin crew

British Airways has announced plans to recruit a record number of flying crew in 2016. The airline wants to hire more than 350 pilots and...

Chilling Out in the Heat

By Sean Sheehan Kenya can be just too much – crowded national parks, safari schedules, bumpy jeep rides, bucket loads of other people’s...

Ryanair becomes first airline to carry 10 million international passengers in one month

Budget carrier Ryanair said it became the first airline to fly more than 10 million international passengers in a month as its customer service...

Striking ferry workers block Eurotunnel terminal at Calais

Striking French ferry workers are blocking access to the loading terminal for the Eurotunnel that links France and Britain, delaying freight and passengers hoping...

Eurotunnel services back under way

Eurotunnel traffic has resumed after striking ferry workers blocked the tracks leading to the rail link between France and the UK. French workers torched tyres...

All New Zealand flights stopped after air traffic failure

All flights in and out of New Zealand were temporarily stopped earlier, after the country's air traffic control system failed. It took two hours for...

Vietnam axes visas to boost tourism

Vietnam is dropping visa requirements for tourists from five European countries to boost its slumping tourism industry. A decision by prime minister Nguyen Tan Dung...

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Americans travel home for Thanksgiving despite coronavirus surge

Millions of Americans took to the skies and the roads ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring petrol on the coronavirus fire, disregarding...

France warns masks and social distancing will remain after vaccine

France’s health minister says his country is readying to start administering Covid-19 vaccines in late December. But Olivier Veran has warned that people will still...

Owl rescued from New York Christmas tree returns to the wild

An owl that was rescued from the Rockefeller Centre Christmas tree has been released back into the wild. The tiny Saw-whet owl was named Rockefeller...

Suspect in Swiss knife attack had tried to travel to Syria

Police in Switzerland say a woman suspected of carrying out a knife attack that is being investigated as possible terrorism formed an online relationship...

Iran says British-Australian academic freed in exchange for three Iranians

Iran has released detained British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert in exchange for three Iranians held abroad, according to Iran state TV. Ms Moore-Gilbert was a Melbourne...
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