Initial attempts to download information from the flight data and voice recorders of an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month have been unsuccessful, according to a U.S. official. The recorders are being flown to the offices of the French aviation accident investigation bureau near Paris, which has better equipment for extracting the […]
The Airbus 320, which is the focus of an intensive search after it crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last month, is said to have been forced to turn around and make emergency landings at least three times during the 24-hours preceding the crash. That’s according to French public television channel France 3. The surprise claims […]
The crash of a missing EgyptAir jet has strengthened the case for “black boxes” that can pop out of an aircraft before an accident, removing the need for challenging searches on the seabed, Airbus’ most senior engineer said on Tuesday. Investigators are searching in some of the deepest waters of the Mediterranean for flight recorders […]
EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea with 66 people on board early Thursday. • Greek controllers tried to reach the Airbus A320 when it crossed through Greek airspace but got no response. • When the plane reached Cairo airspace, it swerved sharply then plunged from 37,000 feet […]
State-run flag carrier EgyptAir has signed a preliminary agreement with global aircraft leasing company BOC Aviation to acquire eight new planes that would make the fleet average lifetime for the aviation company eight years. The new planes, for which a final agreement will be signed in a few days, would be delivered in the second […]
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An EgyptAir jet bound from Cairo to New York with over 300 passengers on board has been forced to land at Prestwick Airport after an apparent bomb threat.
EgyptAir has suspended flights to Syria for the second time this month due to the increasingly unstable situation in that country.
An EgyptAir jet made an emergency landing at Hurghada International Airport (Egypt) on Monday when a snake bit a passenger on the flight.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has fined Royal Jordanian Airlines, EgyptAir, and Royal Air Maroc for violating the Department’s expanded airline passenger protection rules that took effect in January. Royal Jordanian Airlines violated the rule on full-fare advertising and the rule requiring the disclosure of fees for baggage and was assessed a civil penalty of […]