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January 11, 2019 8:41 AM World War 3: Iran General vows to DESTROY US army bases and threatens Israel ANNIHILATION

AN IRANIAN military chief has threatened to destroy US army bases in the Middle East in a rant in which he also vowed to “annihilate Israel”. The extraordinary outburst came from Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard’s deputy commander for cultural and social affairs. Speaking on Iraqi television network Al-Nujaba, the general 19

January 9, 2019 10:01 AM BREXIT WARNING: British Airways owner's no-deal plans DO NOT WORK, says Brussels

EUROPEAN Union officials have warned British Airways’ owner IAG that plans to keep planes flying in the event of a no-deal Brexit do not work and risk seriously impacting the firm. IAG, which also owns Spanish carrier Iberia, is yet to carry out changes recommended by Brussels in order to navigate the challenges of Brexit which could see their planes 36

January 4, 2019 2:18 AM Herb Kelleher: Father of low-cost airline travel dies at 87

Herb Kelleher, who co-founded low-cost US carrier Southwest Airlines, has died aged 87, the company says. The company described him as "a pioneer, a maverick and an innovator" who disrupted the airline industry "by making flying both fun and affordable". Founded in 1967, his airline initially aimed to provide cheap flights between the Texas cities of Houston 18

January 3, 2019 5:06 PM MSC Zoe: Islands hit as 270 containers fall off ship

Extensive debris has washed up on islands off the Dutch north coast after some 270 containers including chemicals fell off a cargo ship in a storm. As the extent of pollution became clear on five islands including Terschelling, coastguards searched the North Sea for missing containers. The cargo fell off the MSC Zoe near the German island of Borkum 18

December 23, 2018 7:04 PM Flights resume at Birmingham Airport after earlier suspension

An air traffic control issue was blamed for the delay, which saw some planes re-routed to Manchester and East Midlands Airports. Passenger are being told to check with airlines for the latest information about their flight. A spokesperson for the airport earlier apologised for the delay and blamed an air traffic control issue. One plane travelling from Amsterdam 30

December 22, 2018 10:01 AM Army thwarts NEW drone attack at Gatwick with flights able to resume in just 80 minutes

FLIGHTS have resumed at Gatwick airport after another drone sighting grounded flights for 80 minutes as airport chiefs say the 'military measures' in place ARE working. Flights were temporarily suspended again on Friday night after another confirmed sighting of a drone over the airfield. The airport says “military measures” would ensure the safety of passengers 30

December 21, 2018 6:24 PM Pictures taken second from death aid seaplane crash tragedy probe

PHOTOS taken by one of the British victims of a seaplane crash in Sydney on New Year's Eve are helping investigators piece together the final tragic moments. Salvage workmen pull the mangled wreckage from Jerusalem Bay after the crash last year (Image: AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) Pictures taken just before the aircraft plummeted into the water have been recovered 26

December 21, 2018 5:25 PM Gatwick Airport closed AGAIN as 'DRONE RETURNS'... before officials say planes SAFE to fly

GATWICK has now reopened for second time after a drone crept back over the runway - just two hours after the first flight took off rom the troubled airport which was closed for an eye-watering 38 hours. A Gatwick Airport spokesman, who had confirmed flights at the airport had once again been “temporarily suspended”, an hour ago has now confirmed they are now underway 30

December 20, 2018 10:10 PM Gatwick Airport news: Pilot REVEALS 'catastrophic' damage drones can cause to planes

GATWICK Airport drones could cause "catastrophic accidents" to planes and helicopters as flying at the right speed they could even "go through the windscreen" of an aircraft, warned UK Captain Dave Smith. Speaking to Sky News, the British Airline Pilots' Association spokesman claimed to have warned the Government to implement new drones regulations as 2017 research 32

November 12, 2018 4:51 AM UK to sell ‘UNLIMITED’ amount of military equipment to China in MASSIVE rebuke to Trump

A UK DEFENCE company is preparing to sell an “unlimited quantity of goods” to the Chinese military according to reports, including advanced radar technology and tracking systems, in a possible challenge to the Trump administration which has imposed massive sanctions on the country. The revelation was made by the South China Morning Post, based on information 32