air travel

Passengers Subdue Chaotic Man on Turkish Airlines Jet

ANKARA, Turkey — Passengers on a Turkish Airlines jetliner flying to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming a few minutes after takeoff and began smashing an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window before pushing flight attendants aside and rushing toward the cockpit.

The scene as Associated Press photographer Hussein Malla observes as passengers and crew aboard a Turkish Airlines jetliner subdue a man who started screaming a few minutes after takeoff from Istanbul. Turkey, Friday June 14, 2019. The unidentified man began smashing at an oxygen mask box and damaged a cabin …

China Floods Taiwan’s Skies with Aircraft Without Notice

Taiwan convened a National Security Council meeting this week and lodged a high-level formal protest with Beijing after China opened four new civilian flight paths over the Straits of Taiwan without warning and immediately filled them with civilian airliners.

An aerial view shows a Taiwan Coast Guard vessel preparing for a search-and-rescue exercise off Taiping island, in the South China Sea , Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, as part of efforts to cement its claim to a key island in the strategically vital waterbody. Eight vessels and three aircraft took …