Posts Tagged ‘passenger’

Gaza Day 214: IOF Launches Intense Aggression on Rafah, Halting Aid and Passenger Movement

May 7, 2024 Live News – Middle East – News – Palestine – Story of the day – Top Israeli aggression against Gaza Strip on its 214th day continues, with intense bombardment in Rafah and raids in Gaza City and north. The Yarmouk area, east of Jabalia, Beit Lahia, and Beit Hanoun were targeted, leading to casualties among citizens. Reports indicate Israeli military vehicles entering […]

Transport Minister Announces Plan to Overhaul Air Passenger Rights Legislation After Backlog of 42,000 Complaints

The federal government has pledged to take action against loopholes that allow airlines to deny customers compensation for cancelled flights, promising to overhaul air passenger rights legislation in the spring session of Parliament. Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra made the announcement at a March 14 press conference at Toronto Pearson Airport. The minister also pledged funding […]

BREAKING: Passenger and freight train collides with each other in Thessaloniki, Greece, reports of multiple victims

Authorities in northern Greece say they are helping dozens of passengers injured in a train collision and fiery derailment early Wednesday. The collision between a freight train and an oncoming passenger train occurred near Tempe, some 380 kilometres (235 miles) north of Athens, and resulted in the derailment of several train cars, police said. At… […]

Passenger’s Video Captures Last Moments Before Nepal Crash

The twin-engine aircraft that crashed in Nepal killed all 72 people on board. Source

China’s COMAC C919 Passenger Jet and a Leap for Multipolarism

Right at the end of 2022 the first of China’s COMAC (Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China) C919 airliner jets was delivered to a domestic Chinese airline company, China Eastern Airlines. Reuters in an article titled, “China Eastern takes delivery of the world’s first made-in-China C919 jet,” would report: The world’s first C919, a Chinese-made narrowbody […]

Passenger Bus Hits Improvised Bomb in Central Mali; 10 Dead

BAMAKO, Mali—A passenger bus struck an improvised explosive device in central Mali, killing at least 10 people and wounding dozens of others, authorities said Friday, blaming Islamic extremists with links to the al-Qaeda terrorist group. The explosion took place Thursday afternoon in the village of Tile in Bandiagara region, the Malian military said in a […]

British Airline Passenger Faces Charges in Greece

THESSALONIKI, Greece—A British man has been charged in Greece with several offenses after his flight from London to Cyprus was diverted, authorities said. One of the charges, a felony, is endangering transportation and passenger and crew safety. The charges were pressed after the 22-year-old man faced a prosecutor Saturday. The easyJet flight to Paphos, Cyprus, […]

British Airline Passenger Faces Charges in Greece

THESSALONIKI, Greece—A British man has been charged in Greece with several offenses after his flight from London to Cyprus was diverted, authorities said. One of the charges, a felony, is endangering transportation and passenger and crew safety. The charges were pressed after the 22-year-old man faced a prosecutor Saturday. The easyJet flight to Paphos, Cyprus, […]

British airline passenger faces expenses in Greece

A British man has been charged in Greece with a number of offenses after his flight from London to Cyprus was diverted, authorities stated.One of many expenses, a felony, is endangering transportation and passenger and crew security. The fees had been pressed after the 22-year-old man confronted a prosecutor Saturday. The easyJet flight to Paphos, […]

Russia hits Passenger Train with Rockets, Killing 15 Civilians and Wounding 50 on Independence Day

Russian forces launched a rocket attack on a Ukrainian railway station that killed at least 15 people and wounded 50 others today – six months to the day since Vladimir Putin launched a full-scale invasion of the country, and 31 years after the former Soviet country broke away from Moscow’s rule. Volodymyr Zelensky told the […]

WATCH: Passenger with No Flight Experience Lands Plane After Pilot Becomes ‘Incoherent’

A man with no flight experience successfully landed a plane at Palm Beach International Airport Tuesday after the pilot became “incoherent.”

FAA Announces $81,000 Fine for Unruly Passenger Duct-Taped During Flight

A woman is facing a fine of nearly $82,000 for her ‘alleged unruly behavior’ aboard a flight last Summer, the FAA announced.

Nakhchivan-Mashhad passenger train to restart operation

TEHRAN – Iran’s Consul General in Nakhchivan Seyed Ahmad Hosseini met with Director of Nakhchivan Railways LLC Mahir Aliyev to discuss rail cooperation and the resumption of the Nakhchivan-Mashhad passenger train line, IRNA reported. In this meeting, the Nakhjavani side pointed out that all the necessary preparations have been made for restarting the routine operation […]

United Airlines first passenger plane to make journey on 100 percent plant-based jet fuel

On December 1, United Airlines flew the first passenger flight using 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel. The plane departed Chicago O’Hare International Airport and arrived at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, a 610 mile trip with 100 passengers on board. The “unprecedented flight” is a first in aviation history. To date, the United Airlines Eco-Skies […]

Ex-Playboy ‘Karen’ Who Hit Elderly Maskless Passenger Blasted for ‘COVID Lunacy’: ‘Leftism Destroys Women’

The former Playboy model, Raiders cheerleader, and Baywatch actress who was detained after assaulting a maskless fellow passenger during a Delta Air Lines flight was blasted online for her now-viral outburst, with many highlighting her past and blaming current “COVID lunacy” attitudes for contributing to such behavior. After Patricia Cornwall, who also goes by Patty […]

Passenger on San Diego-Bound Flight Fined Over $40K After Assaulting Flight Attendant

SAN DIEGO—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced on Nov. 22 more than $160,000 in proposed fines against intoxicated and unruly airline passengers, including a passenger on a San Diego-bound flight who allegedly sexually assaulted a flight attendant and smoked marijuana inside the plane’s lavatory. The unidentified passenger is accused of drinking carried-on alcohol on an April 15 Southwest Airlines […]

Fully Vaccinated Airline Passenger Dies Mid-Flight, Then Found to Be Infected with COVID

Amid debates over the ability of COVID-19 vaccines to prevent transmission of the virus comes a report from Germany that a vaccinated man died aboard a plane and was later found to be infected with COVID-19. The virus has not been confirmed as the cause of death, according to the National. The 51-year-old man, whose name […]

Passenger Bus Overturns in Western Turkey, Killing 14 People

Officials investigate at the site of a bus crash, in Balikesir, western Turkey, on Aug. 8, 2021. (IHA via AP) ISTANBUL, Turkey—A passenger bus veered and tumbled off a highway in western Turkey, killing 14 people on Sunday. The governor’s office of Balikesir province said 18 people injured in the crash were being treated in […]

Russia passenger plane that went missing in Siberia found after hard landing with ‘all passengers alive’

A Russian passenger plane that went missing in Siberia outside the city of Tomsk on Friday has been found after it made a hard landing, according to state media reports. While the emergencies ministry said there are survivors among the 17 people who were on board the Antonov An-28 aircraft, it didn’t give a definite […]

US air passenger numbers at highest level since the pandemic took hold

Air passenger numbers in the US are at their highest level since the COVID-19 pandemic set in. Nearly 1.67m people were screened at US airport checkpoints on Sunday, the highest number since March 12 last year when air travel began to plummet, said the country’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA). However, it was still 35% below […]

Iran extends ban on passenger flights due to coronavirus surge

TEHRAN – Iran has extended travel restrictions on flights to and from 15 countries due to a surge in the coronavirus disease, according to Iran Civil Aviation. The Islamic Republic has banned flights to India, Pakistan, France, Botswana, Brazil, Czech Republic, Iraq, Estonia, Ireland, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Slovakia, South Africa, and Zambia aimed to curb […]

Judge in Chauvin Trial Won’t Allow Admission of Statements From Passenger in George Floyd’s Car

The man who was in a car with George Floyd on the day that Floyd died described in detail last year Floyd’s demeanor and taking of drugs, but those statements will not be allowed to be shown to the jury in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Morries Hall will appear in […]

Iran’s passenger maritime transportation capacity to hit 25m by late Mar.

TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has said the country’s passenger maritime transportation capacity is going to reach 25 million people per year by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20), ILNA reported. “The passenger transportation capacity of the northern and southern ports of the country is currently […]

Pilot, passenger killed in light aircraft crash near Afula

A pilot and his passenger were killed when a light aircraft crashed on Saturday afternoon near Afula. The plane came down in an agricultural field near the northern city and the two people were declared dead by emergency services teams on the scene. The cause of the crash was not immediately known. Get The Times […]

Europe’s air passenger numbers ‘at lowest level since 1995’ last year

Air passenger numbers in Europe have fallen to their lowest levels in 25 years during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report has found. The study by the European airport trade association (ACI Europe), found that passenger traffic at airports fell by 70.4% in 2020. The loss of 1.72 billion passengers last year meant levels were […]

‘Iran to become self-reliant in manufacturing passenger, cargo wagons’

TEHRAN- Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami has said that the country will become independent in terms of manufacturing passenger and cargo wagons. “Through the hard work and efforts of the country’s industrialists in different sectors we have managed to indigenize the technology for manufacturing many parts, equipment, and machinery”, the minister reiterated. […]

Flight passenger who assisted dying man with Covid-19 says he was given $200 credit for ‘inconvenience’

An emergency medical technician who administered CPR on a fellow passenger on a United Airlines flight said that the $200 voucher and phone call he received from the airline for the “inconvenience” felt like a “slap in the face”. The passenger later died of Covid-19, causing Tony Aldapa to fear that he had contracted the […]

Indonesia Passenger Plane Goes Missing With 62 People On Board

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A Sriwijaya Air passenger jet carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers after taking off from Indonesia’s capital on Saturday on a domestic flight, officials said. Indonesian Transportation Ministry spokesperson Adita Irawati said the Boeing 737-500 took off from Jakarta at about 1:56 p.m. and lost contact with the […]

Indonesia: Navy has located Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 passenger plane crash site

A signal from the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 passenger plane that crashed into the sea off the Indonesian capital Jakarta with 62 people onboard has been detected, an army official said Sunday. After a navy ship detected a signal from the aircraft, “a diving team went down and found pieces of the aircraft such as […]

Indonesian transport minister confirms Boeing passenger jet with over 60 on board crashed into Jakarta Bay

Indonesia’s transport minister has confirmed that a Sriwijaya Air passenger jet carrying more than 60 people on board crashed into Jakarta Bay. The plane was travelling from Indonesian capital Jakarta to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province and lost contact shortly after taking off on Saturday.  Transport minister Budi Karya Sumadi said the jet crashed near […]

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