The passenger plane was carrying radioactive material in a special lead case, but the container broke and the material – likely Iridium 192 isotopes – leaked out.
Philip Baum, editor of Aviation Security International, reportedly said that experts should be looking into the possibility that someone sneaked onto the Boeing 777-200 to sabotage the flight.
Damascus, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Transportation Minister Ali Hamoud said that at least 12 Arab and European airlines have sent requests to resume flights to this country, according to recent press reports.
The U.S. leader cited his experience meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore last month as a sign of his willingness to help address concerns of war and peace. Trump has said the summit — the first ever between the leaders of the U.S. and North Korea — has fostered his goal of denuclearizing North Korea, though its unclear if Kim shares that commitment
China has demanded that foreign firms, and airlines in particular, do not refer to self-ruled Taiwan as a non-Chinese territory on their websites, a demand the White House slammed in May as “Orwellian nonsense.”
At 0845 BST, the FTSE 100 was 0.7% lower at 7,624.26, while the pound was up 0.2% against the dollar at 1.3147 and flat versus the euro at 1.1208.
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker considers Donald Trump a friend, and he does not fault the U.S. president for trying to get the best deals for America.
France says the US has rejected its request to exempt French companies from sanctions that Washington plans to impose against Iran.
In a two-day visit to India, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley categorically stated that India should look for alternate sources of oil and cut its dependence on Iran for the same.
The visit comes a month after Abiy surprised people by fully accepting a peace deal that ended a two-year border war between the two countries. The meeting sparkled hope for the halt of one of the most difficult African crises.
Flights to the Moon may be conducted by manned “Soyuz” spaceship until creation of “Federation” spaceship, reports TASS news agency.
A huge crowd of fans flocked to Imam Khomeini International Airport in southern Tehran at 4 am to give a very warm welcome to the national Iranian football team, which returned home after showing a brilliant performance at the FIFA World Cup 2018.
Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) has joined with hypersonic specialists at the company’s Research & Technology unit to study a Mach 5 passenger transport capable of crossing the Atlantic in 2 hr.
Petroleum Minister Bijan Zangeneh said on Tuesday that the main part of the current problem in oil market comes from political tensions created by US president in international atmosphere and not lack of balance in demand and supply.
Saudi-led forces claim to have entered the main compound of the airport in the western Yemeni city of Hudaydah as they press ahead with a military offensive to capture the flashpoint port city in defiance of international warnings.
Iran national team volleyball players were treated badly by security forces as they landed in a U.S. airport to face their American opponents in a FIVB Volleyball Men’s Nations League (VNL) match.
two Japanese fighter jets were at “very high risk” of colliding with an incoming commuter plane after the jets pulled onto a runway at Naha Airport, Okinawa, Japan’s seventh-busiest airport and home to the Naha Air Base of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF).
Sources on the ground told Al-Mayadeen TV on Saturday that the Saudi-led coalition had focused all their efforts on capturing the Hodeidah airport but they have failed to achieve their goal and are retreating on every front.
The U.N. aviation agency is expected to include fossil fuels in a landmark global agreement to limit aircraft emissions, a move that could encourage airlines to purchase crude over more costly biojet fuels, sources familiar with the matter said.
Entrepreneur Elon Musk said Thursday a high-speed transportation system that will whisk people between downtown Chicago and O’Hare International Airport at speeds of up to 150 mph could be operational in about three years.
The ruling EPRDF coalition, which has held power since 1991, said it had taken the decision because economic reforms were needed to sustain rapid growth and to boost exports.
The new helicopter service is a fun way to arrive on Scilly; the short flight highlighting the contrast between the busy mainland and the remote bliss of the sand-fringed islands
A number of innovative small business aircraft are on the drawing board, but the future of these projects depends on investors and their propensity for risk
Saudi Arabia’s air defence shot down a Houthi drone near Abha International Airport in the Asir province, the Arab coalition said on Saturday.
The Russian head of state offered the words of sympathy and support to the families of those killed in the crash and wishes of soonest recovery to the survivors
The storm hit New York overnight and some areas have been put under a state of emergency.
Algarve coach crash: 14 British relatives hurt in motorway smash with tanker on their way to airport
Three of the tourists are understood to be seriously hurt, with the other 11 suffering less serious injuries.
Also unnoted in your article is the impact on trade. The sanctions, for example, require the immediate cancellation of a number of airplane orders for Boeing. They will send ripples down the supply chain of many sectors, costing billions in trade and jobs.
The disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 is the greatest aviation mystery of all time.
Islamic State militants, who overran a third of Iraq in 2014, had threatened attacks ahead of the elections, the first since the defeat of the militants last year.
North Korea has agreed not to engage in activities hazardous to aviation without advanced notice, a U.N. aviation agency official said on Thursday, an assurance that could lead to major airlines resuming flights through its airspace.
Iranian lawmakers prepare to burn two pieces of papers representing the U.S. flag and the nuclear deal as they chant slogans against the U.S. at the parliament in Tehran, Iran,
President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will stay in the JCPOA with other signatories, stressing that Iran has always complied with its commitments to the deal, while the US has never complied with its requirements.