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Unruly passengers force Glasgow-Hurghada flight to make emergency landing in Crete

An Egypt-bound flight from Scotland had to make an emergency landing in Crete on Monday evening due to unruly conduct by a pair of passengers.

EasyJet U23165, which was en route from Glasgow to Hurghada, was forced to land at Iraklio airport after a couple on board the aircraft became rowdy and aggressive towards the crew.

Two airplanes forced to land

Two commercial aircraft were forced to land at Makedonia Airport in Thessaloniki in northern Greece on Thursday. 

The first incident occurred at 2.50 p.m, when an aircraft of the Israeli airline El Al, operating the Prague-Tel Aviv route, had to land due to a passenger disturbing the crew.

Istanbul Europe’s busiest airport in March

Türkiye's mega airport Istanbul was the busiest one in Europe, with an average of 1,263 daily flights in March, according to EUROCONTROL.

Sabiha Gökçen, also in Istanbul, ranked 17th on the list with an average of 549 daily flights.

Istanbul Airport was followed by Heathrow with 1,190 flights and Charles de Gaulle in Paris with 1,135 flights.

Amsterdam airport to ban private jets, night flights

Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport has said that it would stop night flights and bar private jets in a bid to cut greenhouse gas emissions and noise pollution.

Aircraft will be banned from taking off between midnight and 6 a.m. and will not be allowed to land before 5 a.m., Royal Schiphol Group chief executive Ruud Sondag said in a statement.

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