Viking Sky issued a distress call at 1pm local time Saturday amid high winds and rough seas according to statement by the operating company Viking Ocean Cruises.
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.
Flight FZ821 took off from Dubai International Airport and was heading to King Abdulla Airport in the Saudi province of Jazan when the incident occured.
Flight from Moscow to Dubai makes emergency landing after passengers start suffocating and turning green.
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.
On both planes, authorities described a “threatening note” having been found.
Flight 278 was landing at Burbank from Oakland and overshot the runway and crashed into the EMAS at the end of the tarmac.
Flight AI 984 was descending into Mumbai when it declared an emergency.
A passenger jet carrying 84 plumbers was forced to make a u-turn and emergency landing shortly after take-off due to a fault with the plane’s toilets.
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) held a ceremony this week to recognise the contributions of its strategic partners from both the public and private sectors in responding effectively to emergencies.
The mock drill for Dubai Ferry started at the Dubai Water Canal Station in Jumeirah and extended up to Rashid Port.
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