France air traffic responsible for third of Europe delays

June 18, 2018 10:52 am

Hindered by strikes and outdated equipment, French air traffic control is responsible for a third of aviation delays in Europe, Le Parisien said Monday, citing a senate finance committee report. Between 2004 and 2016, French air traffic controllers were on strike 254 days, while second-placed Greece only had 46 days...

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Emergency slide accidently deployed from plane

June 15, 2018 9:07 pm

INDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — An emergency slide was accidentally deployed from a plane at a Connecticut airport, causing the flight to be delayed for several hours. Delta officials at Bradley International Airport tell WVIT-TV the chute was deployed before passengers boarded a flight to Detroit on Thursday. No one...

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On board the Tigerair flight from hell: Six-hour delays, people throwing rubbish and the police called in to calm down furious passengers.

June 13, 2018 10:39 am

A passenger flying Tigerair Australia between Sydney and Melbourne has blasted the airline for what they have described as the ‘flight from hell’. Police had to be called in to deal with unruly flyers and a customer urinated near the departure gate, the passenger told Daily Mail Australia, after one of the budget...

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