Monarch’s chief has publicly come out to blame international terrorism for the failure of the airline: but passengers’ fears only represent part of the problem. What happened to Monarch Airlines, and what’s next for passengers and staff? Are You Affected? Important Information If you’re affected by the collapse of Monarch and need information on getting … Continue reading “Monarch Airlines: What Happened, and What’s Next?”

Hurricane Irma – A force to be reckoned with Following one another only 16 days apart, Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma mark the first time since records began that “two Atlantic Category 4 hurricanes have made U.S. landfall within the same year” National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The horrific scale of Hurricane Irma’s trail of … Continue reading “The Aftermath of Irma: Airport Damages and widespread Flight Cancellations”

Pakistan International Airlines Flight 757 (PK757) has been escorted to London Stansted. Flight PK757 Flight Path Flight PK757 departed Lahore Airport in Pakistan at 11:13 this morning and was scheduled to arrive at London Heathrow at 15:05 local time. The aircraft instead diverted into Stansted under escort from RAF Typhoon jets. A clickable screenshot of the flight path for PK757 … Continue reading “Lahore Flight Bound for Heathrow Escorted to Stansted”

EgyptAir Flight MS804 has gone missing over the Mediteranean Sea on route from Paris to Cairo. The Airbus A320, registration number SU-GCC, departed Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris on Wednesday evening shortly after 23:00 local time and was expected to arrive at Cairo International Airport 03:15 local time. The aircraft disappeared from air traffic control … Continue reading “EgyptAir Flight MS804 Missing”

Plane Finder has received reports that EgyptAir flight MS181 was hijacked by a man “strapped with explosives” and diverted to Larnaca, Cyprus. The flight was due to fly from Alexandria to Cairo and had departed a couple of minutes early as part of a scheduled flight between the two airports. Flight tracking shows the flight made it most of … Continue reading “EgyptAir MS181 Hijacking”

Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was downed yesterday over Ukraine with the loss of all 295 passengers and crew. News media report that Boeing 777-200ER aircraft, registration number 9M-MRD, was shot down by a surface to air missile. The Boeing 777-200ER aircraft is the same model as the lost Malaysian Airlines MH370 aircraft reg 9M-MRO, that … Continue reading “MH17 downed over Ukraine”

Virgin Australia flight VA41 has reportedly been hijacked on route to Bali. Virgin Australia flight VA41 The Boeing 737-800, registration number VH-YIF, has recently landed at Bali Ngurah Rai Airport (DPS). The aircraft had sent off from Brisbane International Airport at 01:00 UTC and was scheduled to fly to Bali. Track Flight VA41 We tracked … Continue reading “Virgin Australia Plane Reports Hijack Attempt en Route to Bali”