A faulty transponder on Airlink Flight SA8678 briefly caused panic Monday when it erroneously sent out an alert to indicate a hijacking on board, but the aircraft has since landed safely and all passengers and crew are safe. (more)
Six U.S. airlines have received approval to operate scheduled flights between the United States and Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years, U.S. officials say, less than a year after the countries restored diplomatic relations. (more)
Two Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter jets belonging to the Royal Netherlands Air Force are making their first eastbound transatlantic crossing and are expected to land at the Leeuwarden Air Base in the Netherlands at 8:45 p.m. local time (2:45 p.m. ET). The Dutch Ministry of Defense is providing live video from the air and from the ground with commentary in Dutch.
Sonic booms have been heard across the Leeds and Doncaster areas of North and West Yorkshire, as well as other parts of northern England, after RAF Typhoons broke the sound barrier as they responded to a suspicious plane.
Norwegian rescue officials on Friday called off a search operation after a helicopter carrying 13 people crashed near Bergen earlier that day. Eleven bodies were found on land but divers were still looking for the other two bodies.
A plane with 93 people on board has skidded off a runway while landing during heavy rain at an airport in southern Ecuador on Thursday. Cuenca airport said on its Twitter account that the Brazilian-made Embraer 190 jet operated by local airline Tame was arriving from the capital Quito when the incident took place around 8 am local time .