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Turkey tourist arrivals drop in record numbers

Turkey experienced its biggest drop in foreign-tourist arrivals on record last month, as tensions with Russia and a series of deadly bombings kept visitors away from the country’s beaches. The number of arrivals dropped for a ninth consecutive month, the longest streak of year-on-year declines

EgyptAir crash: Plane wreckage found near Greek island

Wreckage of EgyptAir flight MS804 has been found south of the Greek island of Karpathos, Egyptian aviation officials say. The Airbus A320 was en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew when it went down overnight. Egyptian Vice-President Ahmed Adel told CNN

Air France homosexual air hosts refuse to fly to Iran

Following the controversy caused by French airline’s ‘Air France’ hostesses last week to refusal to comply with a new internal uniform regulation that compelled them to cover up their hair while working on the France-Teheran route, which saw the company back down and allow employees

Batik Air 737 collides with TransNusa ATR on takeoff at Jakarta

A Batik Air airplane aborted its takeoff at Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in Jakarta after its wing was clipped by a TransNusa Air aircraft on Monday night. The collision with the TransNusa Air ATR’s tail section at 7:55 p.m. caused a fire on the Batik Air’s port wing but no injuries were

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America agree to merge

Alaska Air Group, parent company of Alaska Airlines, has agreed to acquire Virgin America for $2.6 billion. Alaska Air will pay Virgin America stakeholders $57 per share in cash. When including Virgin America’s debt and capitalized aircraft operating leases, the aggregate transaction value is $4

Mozambique debris almost certainly from flight MH370

Australia said on Thursday that plane debris recovered earlier this month from Mozambique was highly likely to have come from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which was carrying 239 people when it went missing more than two years ago. A Malaysian government investigation team has found