Aviation

Video: Water cannon salute backfires at Dubai International Airport
The aircraft was struck by the water jet causing the left forward over-wing emergency exit hatch to open.
Saudi Arabian ATC controllers dumbfounded by plane’s emergency request
Saudi Arabian Air Traffic Control was left almost speechless over the weekend when a Saudia Airlines passenger jet declared an emergency shortly after take-off.
Mass disruption as Pakistan’s airspace remains closed amid India tensions
All international and domestic commercial flights in and out of Pakistan are cancelled "until further notice," according to Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority.
Dubai South rebrands Aviation District and launches e-com logistics hub
Aviation District now named in honour of Ruler of Dubai, while new 920,000 square-metre purpose-built e-commerce zone will compete with CommerCity.
Dubai-bound flight makes emergency landing due to poisoning symptoms
Flight from Moscow to Dubai makes emergency landing after passengers start suffocating and turning green.
Dubai comes to the aid of UK amid London airports drone crises
UAE stands ready to help says head of airspace safety at Dubai Civil Aviation
Emirates and Etihad flights suffer emergency technical issues on same day
An Etihad flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Manchester, while on the same day an Emirates flight damaged its brakes to avoid a collision during take off.
Passenger plane crash deaths soared by 3,700% in 2018
There were four major aviation incidents in 2018.
Double bomb threats cause midair emergencies on either side of world
On both planes, authorities described a “threatening note” having been found.
Low cost carrier flydubai selects DAE for heavy maintenance on 737 fleet
Joramco will perform up to 45 C-checks and EIS checks from January, 2019, it will also perform avionics and cabin modifications including broad band modifications.
Video: Emirates, Etihad, flydubai and Air Arabia break aviation record
All four of the UAE’s major airlines flew in formation over the country on December 2nd, 2018, to honour National Day, overcoming major logistics challenges in the process.
Dutch Air Force escorts Abu Dhabi flight in to land after on-board brawl
A number of passengers were slightly wounded including two passengers who were given black eyes.

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