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The single-engine Cessna 150 was only 10 minutes into a flight from the town of Forbes yesterday afternoon when the pilot lost consciousness

The Cessna 172 light aircraft which passenger John Wildey landed at Humberside Airport

Hero passenger lands light aircraft at Humberside airport after pilot friend passes out at the controls - then dies

Instructors hurriedly briefed John Wildey on the instruments and controls to help retired IT consultant executed safe landing

A health warning that could stall debate on expansion of our airports

For those keen to see expansion, the report is more than an unwelcome irritation

Sir Howard Davies: 'Additional capacity will need to be provided'

We need additional capacity': Airports chief Sir Howard Davies clears the fog (a little) over airport expansion for South East England

He confirmed to The Independent that it was possible he could propose both a second runway at Gatwick and a third runway at Heathrow

Lagos air crash after take-off kills at least 15

The Embraer passenger plane crashed just outside Lagos airport's domestic terminal this morning

Pregnant British tourist dies whilst waiting for plane at Spanish airport

A pregnant British tourist has died at a Spanish airport as she waited to return back to England.

A Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft

Ryanair bags €10.2m penalty in France over breach of labour laws

Court rejects prosecutor’s demand that airline should also be 'fined' €300m

The fight for the US Capitol is on

US Shutdown: What happens now the government can't pay the bills??

There's was much foreboding in the Washington air over the prospect of a federal government shutdown. But what happens now that the government has been forced to rein in all its non-essential spending?

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by United Airlines

United Airlines pilot suffers fatal heart attack mid-flight

Captain who died following a heart attack has been identified as 63-year-old Henry Skillern

Apple Maps app bug directs drivers on to airport runway

Alaskan airport forced to barricade runway access ramp after drivers following iPhones directions ended up crossing the main runway

Check-in baggage delays at Heathrow Terminal 5 for British Airways passengers

Travellers with check-in luggage were unable to fly after technical problem

British Airways boss Willie Walsh

BA boss Willie Walsh warns of airline closures

British Airways supremo Willie Walsh yesterday warned passengers that he expects a string of airlines will go bust this winter.

Britain’s economic recovery was being undermined by continuing delays in deciding how to expand the country’s airport capacity, two former trade ministers warned the Government

Airport expansion: British economy being strangled by lack of flights, say ex-ministers

Peers say decision is needed on new airport capacity to compete with European rivals

Royal warrant holder Brintons eyes five-star boost from hotels

Royal warrant holder Brintons is looking to cash in on the revival of the five-star hotel boom in Dubai just two years after the Kidderminster-based fine carpet-maker was rescued from collapse.

Two men arrested after Sri Lankan plane diverted from Heathrow to Stansted

Passenger overheard claiming 'something' was on board the flight in the luggage hold

A Pakistan International Airways pilot has admitted being four-and-a-half times over the legal alcohol limit before being due to fly from Leeds Bradford Airport.

Pilot arrested at Leeds Bradford airport was four times over legal limit

Irfan Faiz, 54, from Pakistan, was arrested by police in the cockpit

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