Aviation

Ferryhopper and Aegean Airlines partner in Book-a-Ferry

In its first two years of operation, ticketing platform Ferryhopper has managed to establish significant partnerships and compete with far more established operators.
Its latest partnership, with Aegean Airlines, is Book-a-Ferry, an online platform that offers Aegean passengers shipping routes where there is no airline connection.

A Plane Made an Emergency Landing in a Corn Field near Moscow, 23 People Were Injured

A passenger plane made an emergency landing in a corn field outside one of Moscow's airports Thursday after colliding with a flock of birds, Russian officials said. At least 23 people on board of the plane were injured in the crash, BNR reported, citing the Associated Press.

Helios memorial service held to commemorate victims

A remembrance service was held Wednesday to mark 14 years since an airplane operated by Cypriot airline Helios Airways crashed in the Grammatiko region of Attica, killing the 115 passengers and six crew on board.
The ceremony was attended by politicians, local officials, Cypriot Ambassador to Athens Kyriakos Kenevezos and relatives of the victims.

Part of the Wing of a Passenger Plane in New York Fell Off

A Chinese passenger plane forcibly returned to Kennedy Airport in New York after part of its wing broke off, NOVA TV reported.

China Eastern's Boeing 777-300 machine transported 300 people from New York to Shanghai. When taking-off, part of the wing of the plane broke off and fell to the ground.

Thirty-five Bulgarians Cannot Fly out of Frankfurt

Thirty-five Bulgarians are at Frankfurt Airport after failing to depart a regular Wizz Air flight at 3.10pm.

They claim that the airline and the airport authorities are to blame for the delay, which has preceded the situation, and for now, Wizz Air refuses to provide them with new tickets for a future flight to their homeland.

British Airways Flight Was Urgently Evacuated after Smoke Filled the Cabin

The crew and all passengers on a British Airways flight from London to Valencia were urgently evacuated after smoke filled the cabin shortly before landing, the BBC reported. Three of the passengers were taken to a hospital for preventive check-ups and were later discharged.

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