FLIGHTS

  • Flight molestation case: I support what my daughter did, says father February 3, 2015

    A 32-year-old woman was allegedly molested by a 60-year-old businessman on board an Indigo flight on January 27. The victims father said that he supported what his daughter did and was proud of her. "She is a very brave girl," he said. ...
  • Watch: Woman confronts alleged molester onboard a flight February 3, 2015

    A 32-year-old woman was allegedly molested by a 60-year-old businessman on board an Indigo flight on January 27. The woman alleged that the accused attempted to touch her from behind through gap between two seats. She recorded the incident on her phone, the video of which has gone viral on...
  • Ill-fated AirAsia QZ 8501 pilot's family mourns loss January 2, 2015

    The family of the pilot of AirAsia 8501 is mourning the loss of the man they saw as a hero. They are dealing with the realization that their loved one has gone. ...
  • Identifying bodies is a big challenge, say search officials: AirAsia flight QZ8501 January 1, 2015

    CNN's Paula Hancocks is at a hospital on the Island of Borneo where the bodies of the AirAsia victims are being taken. Heavy winds, strong currents and cloudy weather are hampering the search operations. ...
  • Rough weather halts process of recovering victims of the AirAsia plane crash January 1, 2015

    The grim process of recovering the victims of the AirAsia plane crash has hit snag. Rough weather has halted their progress. The families of those on board AirAsia have started to come in terms with the reality. ...
  • Family members of those aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 collapsed in agony December 31, 2014

    Family members of those aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 collapsed in agony while the recovery efforts were underway in the Java sea. The wreckage was found in the waters of Indonesia. ...
  • Search for missing AirAsia plane expands December 30, 2014

    Search for the AirAsia plane that went missing with 162 people on board has expanded with many countries including China, US and Australia lending their hand in looking for the missing aircraft. ...
  • Similarities between the mysterious disappearance of MH370 and AirAsia flight 8501 December 29, 2014

    Earlier this year the Malaysian airliner MH 370 had gone missing over the south Indian ocean. Authorities were never able to find the debris. CNNs reporter now looks at the simiarities between MH370 and flight 8501. ...
  • First priority to look after families of missing AirAsia plane, says Airlines' Group CEO December 29, 2014

    AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said that there was nothing more important to the airline than the crew's and passengers family members. "We will look after them," said Fernandes commenting on the missing AirAsia flight. ...
  • Massive aerial search operations underway to find the missing AirAsia flight December 29, 2014

    The search for the mysterious disappearance of the AirAsia flight carrying 162 people has now resumed. Massive aerial search operations are underway to find the plane. Rescue boats are also still at work. ...
  • AirAsia CEO flies down to Indonesia to brief family members of the missing December 29, 2014

    The missing AirAsia jet incident comes 10 months after another Malasian airline MH370 went missing. This is the fourth airline that has gone missing. This time Air Asia CEO directly flew to Indonesia and briefed family members on the latest updates. Lessons seem to have been learnt. ...
  • It was his last vacation before our wedding, says fiance of a missing AirAsia flight passenger December 29, 2014

    Anxious families have gathered at airports in Singapore and Indonesia awaiting news of their loved ones. "My fiance and his family were on that plane. I heard on the radio that the plane was missing. This was supposed to be their last vacation before we got married," the relative of...
  • Missing AirAsia flight: Sequence of events December 28, 2014

    An AirAsia flight from Indonesia's Surabaya airport to Singapore lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday, a Transport Ministry official said. ...
  • AirAsia flight QZ 8501 with 162 people on board goes missing December 28, 2014

    An AirAsia flight from Indonesia's Surabaya airport to Singapore lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday, a Transport Ministry official said. The Airbus 320-200 had 155 passengers and seven crew members on board. Transport Ministry official Hadi Mustofa said the aircraft, flight number QZ 8501, lost contact with the...
  • Hope SpiceJet will come out of financial turbulence: Aviation Minister December 9, 2014

    In more trouble for SpiceJet, the cash-strapped airline has cancelled over 1,800 flights across the country for the current month. The DGCA had asked the airline to stop taking bookings of more than a month in advance. Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju said, "We hope SpiceJet will fly out of...
  • Potential carriers of ebola virus might be stopped from boarding some US flights October 17, 2014

    Potential carriers of the ebola virus might be stopped from boarding some flights in the US. This decision was taken after a second airline passenger was detected with the virus. "She should not have travelled on a commercial airline," said CDC Director. ...
  • Passengers on the SpiceJet MumbaiDelhi flight to be refunded: DGCA July 29, 2014

    The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked SpiceJet to refund fares to all passengers of the MumbaiDelhi flight, which was delayed by 5 hours last month. DGCA has also asked SpiceJet to refund money charged from passengers for food and beverages. The aviation regulator also found 'serious engineering issues'...
  • DGCA raps SpiceJet after a flight delay, asks to refund fare July 28, 2014

    In a firstofitskind action, DGCA has directed SpiceJet to refund fare to all passengers of a MumbaiDelhi flight that was delayed by about five hours last month, officials said on Monday. The aviation regulator also asked the nofrills airline to refund the money it charged from passengers of this delayed...
  • Flight attendant Sanjid Sandhu who escaped MH370, died in MH17 tragedy July 21, 2014

    Several tragic stories have come to light after the MH17 tragedy. One such story is of a flight attendant, Sanjid Sandhu, who narrowly avoided being on MH370 but wasn't so lucky this time. ...
  • News 360: 189 Dutch, 44 Malaysians killed on MH17 flight July 18, 2014

    There were 189 Dutch passengers among the 298 people on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine on Thursday, the airline said in its latest update on Friday evening. Among the people of other nationalities on board were 44 Malaysians (including 15 crew members), 27 Australians, 12...
  • 'Missing Malaysian jet's flight route was re-programmed for diversion' March 19, 2014

    As the search for the missing flight MH370 continues, CNN's Martin Savidge shows how easy it is to change course from the cockpit of a Boeing 777 - all this from inside a flight simulator. ...
  • 11 days on, no sign of missing Malaysian flight March 18, 2014

    Emotions are running high for the families of the 239 men, women and children on board the MH370 that has been missing for 11 days now. ...
  • Another winter storm hits US, over 4,000 flights affected January 23, 2014

    Residents of the northeastern United States on Wednesday dug out from a deadly winter storm that dumped more than 15 inches of snow in some places, with frigid temperatures forcing school closings and extensive flight delays and cancellations. ...
  • US freeze: Worst is over say experts, temperatures likely to increase January 9, 2014

    According to forecasters, the worst is over and the temperatures will now gradually increase. In Minnesota, the temperature is now a mere minus 30 degrees as compared to the minus 50 degrees a day earlier. Meteorologist say that the temperatures are expected to rise above zero by the end of...
  • US braces itself for severe storm, 2000 flights cancelled January 3, 2014

    Nearly 2000 flights have been cancelled and close to 100 million people are on the path of the storm. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in many Northeastern states with parts if long island under a blizzard warning until Friday. ...
  • War over airfare intensifies; will DGCA step in? February 20, 2013

    SpiceJet started it in January and now Jet and Indigo have followed the suit of slashing fares through promotional campaigns in a bid to attract more customers and tide over a seasonally slow month of March. And while the strategy has definitely got fliers excited, with the Jet Airways website...
  • Europe: Many flights cancelled as heavy snowfall continues January 22, 2013

    London's Heathrow airport cancelled 130 flights and warned of more delays in service. ...
  • Heavy snowfall leads to flight cancellations across Europe January 21, 2013

    London's Heathrow Airport cancelled a fifth of flights on Sunday and airlines scrapped 40 per cent of flights to Paris's main airports as snow continued to blanket parts of Europe. ...
  • Watch: Passenger turns violent, slaps air hostess on board IndiGo flight November 8, 2012

    There was a midair scare for passengers on an Indigo MumbaiDelhi flight on Wednesday. A man allegedly created a ruckus and threatened passengers. He has been identified as Murtaleen Sheikh, a second hand car dealer from Mumbai. One of the passengers on board shot a video in which the man...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 19, 2012

    The IAC has reportedly formed an ombudsman to probe into allegations against members Anjali Damania, Prashant Bhushan and Mayank Gandhi. The crisisridden Kingfisher Airlines on Friday extended its lockout till October 23. Meanwhile, a case was registered against six unidentified persons on Friday in connection with the hijack alarm incident involving an...