Passengers film chaotic scenes in Islamabad Airport as hundreds race to reach UK

This was the chaotic scene in Pakistan last night as thousands of travellers raced home to the UK to beat today’s hotel quarantine deadline as cases spiked in the country. Airline staff were forced to stand on check-in desks and urge people to form in orderly lines with one person in the scrum as ‘the worst experience … Read more

Travel: Airline passengers may soon be able to securely connect to the internet via LASER

Airline passengers may be able to securely connect to their families and browse the internet mid-flight via LASER systems as early as mid-2022, European Space Agency claims The UltraAir system will see lasers transmit data via satellites to the ground It could replace radio-based satcom, whose bands are experiencing bottlenecks Ground-based tests will begin this … Read more

Loose chimney topples off roof and falls through rear window of Mercedes car just missing passengers

Heartstopping moment loose chimney topples off roof and falls through rear window of Mercedes car just narrowly missing passengers inside Steven and Sharon Lothian were shocked when a chimney fell into their car  It toppled off a roof in Hawick, Scottish Borders, and smashed their rear window Rear dashcam picked up the chimney falling in … Read more

Southwest Airlines passengers applaud removal of woman ‘who refused to wear a mask’

Passengers on Southwest Airlines flight erupt in applause after a woman who ‘refused to wear a mask’ was removed from the plane – but not before flipping them the bird Passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight were seen applauding the removal of a woman who allegedly refused to wear a mask The woman is seen … Read more

Carry On Cruising: How passengers have been touring the Med all winter on Covid-secure voyages

Italy may be in a strict coronavirus lockdown this Easter with travel restricted between regions and new quarantines imposed, but a few miles offshore, guests aboard the MSC Grandiosa cruise ship are shimmying to Latin music on deck and sipping cocktails by the pool. In one of the anomalies of lockdowns that have shuttered hotels … Read more

Russell Crowe’s dad dies on Qantas flight as passengers and crew ‘tried to save his life’

Qantas crew desperately battled to save the life of Russell Crowe’s father before his death onboard a flight to Coffs Harbour on Tuesday, fellow passengers said.  John Alexander Crowe died on a regional Qantas flight from Sydney at the age of 85 despite airline crew reportedly trying to keep him alive. Another passenger on the … Read more

Passengers brace as Boeing-737 lands with tail flap malfunction in Russia

Terrifying moment passengers prepare for impact as pilot warns ‘Brace, brace!’ before Boeing-737 suffering tail flap malfunction lands safely in Russia Passengers on a flight from Moscow to Krasnador on Sunday were told to brace for impact after the plane suffered a tail flap malfunction Footage shared online showed distressed passengers leaning down and holding … Read more

Passengers brace as Boeing-737 suffers tail flap malfunction in Russia

Terrifying moment passengers prepare for impact as pilot warns ‘Brace, brace!’ before Boeing-737 suffering tail flap malfunction lands safely in Russia Passengers on a flight from Moscow to Krasnador on Sunday were told to brace for impact after the plane suffered a tail flap malfunction Footage shared online showed distressed passengers leaning down and holding … Read more

Virgin Atlantic announces vaccine passport app trial for passengers flying from Heathrow to Barbados

Virgin Atlantic has become the latest airline to announce a trial of so-called vaccine passports. Customers on flights to Barbados from April 16 will be invited to use the Travel Pass app to verify they meet the Caribbean island’s entry requirements for pre-departure coronavirus testing. Future versions of the app – developed by airline trade … Read more

Driver incredibly survives after boulder crushes his car in Pakistan, killing his three passengers

Driver incredibly survives after boulder crushes his brand new car in Pakistan – but his three passengers are killed Rashid Iqbal, 46, was driving his new Suzuki when the a landslide suddenly crushed his car A one tonne boulder landed inches away from the driver’s head The landslide occured in the town of Dhirkot in … Read more