Tag Archives: Plane

Thomas Cook: Passengers 'faint and vomit' in sweltering delayed plane with NO air-con

Thomas Cook passengers were kept in a sweltering plane stuck on the tarmac in Spain for three hours, a family has said. The bad conditions caused passengers to faint, vomit and suffer panic attacks. Bekki Reece, her partner and three children, were among the 300 passengers on the 5 July flight from Lanzarote airport. The 32-year-old told the Stoke Sentinel ...

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Daredevil tourists perform ‘extremely dangerous’ plane stunt on Caribbean island

St Maarten holidaymakers have attracted heavy criticism after they performed a highly risky stunt just metres away from an incoming plane. Oleg Kolisnichenko, 36, and Yuliia Nos, 25, are both circus performers, but their most recent act has been dubbed “highly dangerous” by authorities. An image, posted to Instagram, shows the daredevil duo doing a one-handed hanstand on top of ...

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Incredible stories of cabin crew who saved passengers during hijackings and plane crashes

The aviation industry recently recorded the safest year on record, with 2017 having no commercial fatalities. According to Aviation Safety Network and Dutch aviation consulting firm To70, the fatal accident rate is one for every 16 million flights. Despite this, a number of shocking tales in the past have revealed terrifying incidents that occurred during a flight. Terrorist attacks, engine ...

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Emirates airline unveil windowless aircraft – would you fly in a plane with no windows?

Windowless feature is currently on board the Emirates first class cabin of its newest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.  First class passengers will see images projected from outside the aircraft using fibre-optic cameras. New design will make the plane lighter, cut fuel costs and make the aircraft safer in th event of an emergency landing. Emirates has unveiled the virtual windows o… Daily Express :: ...

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Plane fares: Flight prices set to go up due to oil hike

Wiz Air CEO József Váradi has warned that current cost pressures “could mean our fares – and those in the wider industry – move up if the cost environment changes”. Fuel is one the biggest costs for airlines, making up roughly one third of operating expenses, according to analysts. U.S. crude oil is now trading at about $ 72 a barrel and ...

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Terrifying moment plane plummets 30,000 feet in ‘minutes’ after cabin pressure drops

The Onur Air flight departed from Turkey and was bound for Russia when the incident occurred. The Airbus 321 suddenly experienced a loss of cabin pressure, which caused the plane to drop thousands of feet. Within “five minutes”, according to passengers on the flight, the plane dropped from 32,000 feet to just 1,640 feet. Images show the oxygen masks dropped ...

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Cuba plane crash: Tributes pour in for Boeing 737 passengers after Havana airport incident

A Boeing 373 has crashed shortly after departing from Havana Jose Marti International Airport in Cuba. The plane, operated by national airline Cubana de Aviacon was scheduled to travel to the city of Holguin on the eastern side of the island. Three survivors have been rushed to hospital in critical condition, whilst one passenger has been confirmed to have died ...

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