Flight diversions due to inflight medical emergencies make up a tiny portion of the millions of flights operated annually, but it is costly for airlines.
With more people traveling by air, the actual number of inflight medical eve
A passenger travelling on an Oman Air flight from Jeddah to Muscat passed away on board, despite the flight being diverted to Riyadh following the medical emergency.
The carrier made an emergency landing at Riyadh King Khalid Inte
A Eurowings flight bound to Germany from Oman made an emergency landing in Kuwait on Sunday over a bomb threat, said a report.
The carrier was flying 299 passengers from Salalah to Cologne, when the plane captain's request for
A Lufthansa plane flying bound for Frankfurt from Houston made a diversion to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York on Monday following a bomb threat, said a report.
According to Fox News, The Lufthansa pilot made the preca
Abu Dhabi Airports has announced that it will be conducting a full scale emergency exercise at Abu Dhabi International Airport tomorrow (December 14), in coordination with various governmental authorities.
Response teams fro
An Iraqi Airways plane carrying 230 passengers on board made an emergency landing in Kuwait on Sunday after one of its two engines failed, the company said in a statement.
The incident happened on a Boeing 767 that was heading to
Turkey ordered the detention of 42 journalists on Monday, broadcaster NTV reported, under a crackdown following a failed coup that has targeted more than 60,000 people and drawn fire from the European Union.
The arrests or suspens
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the closure of more than 1,000 private schools and extended the period in which some suspects can be detained without charge, in his first decree since declaring a three-month state of emergency.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan pledged to overhaul the army in response to last week's failed coup, a sign that a newly imposed state of emergency would be used to press on with a purge that has alarmed the West.
In a sign o