Category Archives: Emergency Services

Halifax Stanfield Marks Sombre Anniversary

Halifax Stanfield International Airport today marked events that took place ten years ago. On that fateful Thursday morning October 14, 2004, an MK Airlines Boeing … More ››

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Heathrow’s Ebola Screening Starts Today

The British Government’s Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has announced the screening of passengers inbound from Ebola disease-affected countries will start at Heathrow today (Tuesday October 14). … More ››

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Six New Oshkosh Fire Vehicles for Manchester

Manchester Airport’s Fire Service has officially unveiled six brand new state-of-the-art Oshkosh Global Striker Vehicles, as part of a £4.2million investment into the airport fire … More ››

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Delta Celebrates 10th Anniversary of ‘Breast Cancer One’ Survivor Flight

Delta Air Lines’ annual ‘Breast Cancer One’ employee survivor flight took place on September 29, kicking off the airline’s month-long campaign to generate awareness and … More ››

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Fatal TransAsia Airways Crash in Taiwan

A TransAsia ATR 72 airliner has crashed after what is being reported as a failed emergency landing in Taiwan.  The country’s CNA news agency said … More ››

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Pro-Russian Rebels Allow Access to Malaysian Crash Site

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have said they will allow investigators access to the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 which crashed yesterday. … More ››

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Airport Security Focuses Upon Electronic Items

Following last week’s announcements concerning enhanced security checks for US flights, electronic devices are to be subjected to extra security.  The move follows US demands … More ››

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Enhanced Airport Security for US Flights

In response to US Government warnings of a: “credible threat” from new kinds of terrorist bombs, security checks are to be tightened at airports with … More ››

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Manston’s Airport Equipment to be Auctioned

Equipment and infrastructure from the recently-closed Manston Airport in Kent will be sold by auction on July 30-31. The equipment listed for sale by auctioneer … More ››

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Peshawar-bound Airliner hit by Gunfire: Passenger Killed

  One passenger was killed and two cabin crew members injured when a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) airliner was hit by small arms fire when … More ››

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