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The news messages presented on this page are produced by the Electronic Media Monitoring service provided by DG Joint Research Centre in co-operation with DG Communication. Every 15 minutes aviation (safety) related news is extracted from the Internet. By clicking on the titles of the news items a seperate window/tab is opened containing the original article. Occasionally, news items can be presented which are not related to aviation safety but anyway match sufficient search terms.

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Saturday, 16 December 2017 21:07
The security apparatus at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos was on Tuesday once again called to question as a private jet owned by Vistajet was attacked on the runway of the airport. Information gathered by SaharaReporters revealed that...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:57
KABUL - Wolesi Jirga or lower house of the parliament on Tuesday approved the draft law on management of foreign military flights in Afghanistan airspace. Earlier, some reports said that unidentified helicopters were landed in Sar-I-Pul,...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:56
Best friends, soulmates, fiancees and boyfriends: that's how friends and family are remembering some of the four Ontario utility workers who were killed in a helicopter crash in eastern Ontario on Thursday. The men, identified by Hydro One on...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:51
Robbie Davidson, the conference organiser, claims the movement is in its best shape since Copernicus annoyingly offered proof that our planet is round. He said: "You're going to see more celebrities and scientists come aboard. This is just the...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:48
Best friends, soulmates, fiancees and boyfriends: that's how friends and family are remembering some of the four Ontario utility workers who were killed in a helicopter crash in eastern Ontario on Thursday. The men, identified by Hydro One on...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:44
Friends and families are mourning the loss of four Ontario utility workers who were killed in a helicopter crash in eastern Ontario on Thursday. The men, identified by Hydro One on Saturday as 39-year-old James Barager, 27-year-old Kyle...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:43
Dozens of flights taking off and arriving at Ben Gurion Airport have been moved up to early Sunday morning due to the four-hour “solidarity” strike planned for Sunday in protest of Teva’s plan to lay off hundreds of employees. As a result of the...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:39
Monroe County Fire Rescue helicopter catches fire while patient is on board. (MCFR) MONROE COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) — A Monroe County Fire Rescue helicopter caught fire while a patient was on board Friday morning. According to MCFR, their oldest...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:38
“There are plenty of prosaic events and human perceptual traits that can account for these stories,” Oberg said. “Lots of people are active in the air and don’t want others to know about it. They are happy to lurk unrecognized in the noise, or...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:33
Highlights from the news file for Friday, Dec. 15. APOTEX FOUNDER HAS DIED: Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins says the billionaire founder of drug company Apotex and his wife are dead. Hoskins tweeted on Friday that Barry and Honey Sherman...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:13
The Trump administration is considering blocking planned sales by Boeing Co, Airbus SE and General Electric Co to Iran, as the president reconsiders the 2015 deal to curb Iran’s nuclear programme, a person familiar with the matter said. No...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:13
Indian classical singer Shubha Mudgal on Saturday took to Twitter after her Air India business class ticket from Mumbai to Goa was changed to economy class without any prior notice. Mudgal, who had booked AI 663 Mumbai-Goa flight to attend the...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:05
KABUL (TOLONews): President Ashraf Ghani’s legislative order on the use of Afghanistan’s airspace by airplanes and military helicopters of other nations was approved by the only one-third of parliament members in attendance on Saturday. The new...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:05
KABUL (Monitoring Desk): The Wolesi Jirga Speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi met on Saturday with a Pakistani delegation, discussing Kabul-Islamabad ties and stability in Afghanistan. Pakistani parliamentarians said Pakistan helped Afghans during the...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 19:57
Tibet and the Dalai Lama have recently been in the news. Does this mean that the Tibet issue is moving towards a solution? Probably not! On November 23, the Dalai Lama affirmed in Kolkata: “Tibet does not seek independence from China but wants...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 19:57
Published: December 16, 2017, 11:18 am Updated: December 16, 2017, 11:18 am Associated Press FILE -- In this Monday, Nov. 9, 2015 file photo, the arrival hall is empty at the Sharm el-Sheikh Airport in south Sinai, Egypt. Egypt's benchmark stock...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 19:55
CBC Meteorologist Ryan Snoddon says very strong winds and a significant snowfall will make for a messy day and evening for the Avalon and Burin peninsulas, and the Clarenville area. (CBC) As wind and snow continue to buffet eastern...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 19:53
By Tony Rice. The Star Wars franchise has created some interesting worlds to tell stories. Images of Pluto provided by the New Horizons mission reminded many planetary scientists of the frozen planet Hoth in "Return of the Jedi" (1983). Minor...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 19:48
The area where the plane crashed has been sectioned off by authorities. (Courtesy The StarPhoenix) New details are emerging about the West Wind Aviation ATR 42 aircraft that crashed into trees and terrain in Fond-du-Lac, Sask., on Wednesday...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 19:39
Monroe County Fire Rescue helicopter catches fire while patient is on board. (MCFR) MONROE COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) — A Monroe County Fire Rescue helicopter caught fire while a patient was on board Friday morning. According to MCFR, their oldest...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 19:38
In 2004, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued Lutheran Heritage Village-Livonia Lutheran Heritage ”), and held that the mere maintenance of a neutral work rule violated Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) if...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 19:35
Iran's Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan was quoted by the domestic media as saying that a newly ratified bill in the US House of Representatives which envisaged monitoring Iran’s plane purchase contracts...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 19:21
HOLY COW! WANDERING BOVINE RETURNED TO PHILLY NATIVITY SCENE. PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A cow in Philadelphia apparently wanted to be away from the manger, as it escaped twice Thursday morning from a church's live nativity scene. Stormy, the...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 19:00
Friends and families are mourning the loss of four Ontario utility workers who were killed in a helicopter crash in eastern Ontario on Thursday. The men, identified by Hydro One on Saturday as 39-year-old James Barager, 27-year-old Kyle...
Saturday, 16 December 2017 18:59
Vienna (Austria) (AFP) - 12/16/2017 - 16:53. Austrian far-right get interior, defence, foreign ministries; Vienna (AFP) - 12/16/2017 - 16:48. New Austrian government rules out referendum on EU membership; Johannesburg (AFP) - 12/16/2017 - 16:21....