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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

Five-month-old baby boy killed in freak accident on Spanish airport conveyor belt

It is believed the boy became trapped in the machinery after his mother placed him in on the conveyor belt

Pilot arrested at Leeds Bradford Airport on suspicion of being drunk in charge of an aircraft

West Yorkshire Police said the 54-year-old man was arrested at around 22:00 BST on Wednesday

Ryanair plans passenger increase at Stansted in exchange for fee cut

Irish carrier signs ten-year deal with airport to boost passenger numbers to 20 million

Ryanair and Stansted end stand-off with 10-year deal

Ryanair has signed a 10-year deal with Stansted that it says will lift passenger numbers to the airport by almost half to more than 20 million a year.

High-speed rail to cross the Thames?

The former banker who now chairs the South East Local Enterprise Partnership has hatched a plan for a new, high-speed railway linking Kent and Essex.

Passengers stand in line to check in baggage at Heathrow

Going budget? British Airways ditches free baggage allowance on key European routes

Passengers who check in a bag will pay more than those who travel light on key short-haul routes

Couple killed in Jersey plane crash

A businessman and his wife have been killed in a plane crash off the coast of Jersey.

Our friend’s electric: The ‘smart times 13’ convention, at Buochs airport in Switzerland

Electric-mobility: Turn up, plug in, join motoring's social revolution

Meeting the experts and enthusiasts at an electric car convention, Matthew Bell asks if we should all be doing the Smart thing

Tubular hell: waiting for the train at Hammersmith

Simon Calder: In travel, you need the right approach

The man who pays his way

The great Bank Holiday weekend getaway: Over 6 million to make trips at home and abroad

Forecasters predict temperatures could hit 27C in the South East of England

Plane bound for San Francisco forced to turn back to Heathrow

Pilots of a transatlantic passenger plane have had to turn their aircraft round and return to Heathrow.

Virgin passenger jet forced to emergency land due to 'technical fault' between Heathrow and New York

Passengers on a Virgin Atlantic flight were left stranded in Canadian airport overnight after the plane carrying them was forced to make an emergency landing.

More trouble for Dreamliner

Boeing's new Dreamliner jet, which was grounded for four months after catching fire, faced further turbulence yesterday when problems emerged with the engine fire extinguishers.

UPS cargo jet crashes in Birmingham, Alabama

A US aviation official says a large UPS cargo plane has crashed near an airport in Birmingham, Alabama.

Gatwick enjoys 5.5% passenger surge

A leading holiday airport handled an increased number of passengers last month.

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