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Man flies from Algeria to France in wheel well of plane

The man was found near death from cold and without identification on his person by the ground crew servicing the airplane.

Man flies from Algeria to France in wheel well of plane

American pilot spells 'Bring Them Home' over Maryland

A small recreational aircraft wrote a message for the immediate release of the hostages in the skies of Maryland.

American pilot spells 'Bring Them Home' over Maryland

Airline:

'Malfunction causing plane to land in Saudi Arabia is fake news'

In August, a previous Air Seychelles craft carrying 128 Israelis was also forced to land in Jeddah due to a technical malfunction.

'Malfunction causing plane to land in Saudi Arabia is fake news'

Lufthansa passengers told to delete videos of severe turbulence

Jet en route to Germany forced to land in DC after dropping 4,000 feet, sending food and personal items flying, and injuring passengers.

Lufthansa passengers told to delete videos of severe turbulence

Jewish man on NY flight to Florida saves woman’s life

Williamsburg Hatzolah member's quick thinking saves life of distressed passenger onboard flight to Ft. Lauderale.

Jewish man on NY flight to Florida saves woman’s life

In preparation for Netanyahu:

Israel's 'Air Force One' returns to the skies

State airplane "Kanaf Tzion," grounded by PM Lapid, set to resume service within weeks.

Israel's 'Air Force One' returns to the skies

Watch: Airplane's wheel falls off seconds after takeoff

747 'Dreamlifter' loses 100 kg landing gear right after taking off from Italy. Aircraft successfully landed in South Carolina.

Watch: Airplane's wheel falls off seconds after takeoff

Alaska Airlines plane lands safely after losing engine covering

Airplane turns back to Seattle where it lands safely after engine cover comes loose in midair.

Alaska Airlines plane lands safely after losing engine covering

For the first time:

Israeli airline flies over Saudi Arabia

Arkia plane to take off for Seychelles and pass over Saudi Arabia, the first time ever for an Israeli airline.

Israeli airline flies over Saudi Arabia

Krakow:

Israel-Poland flight evacuated following bomb threat

Passengers evacuated, searched, and still waiting for their luggage after flight from Ben Gurion Airport to Krakow evacuated.

Israel-Poland flight evacuated following bomb threat

Dubai-Israel flight delayed for hours without explanation

Passengers ordered to disembark, belongings subjected to rigorous inspection.

Dubai-Israel flight delayed for hours without explanation

Haredi pilot escapes burning plane

Pilot from the Borough Park manages to escape single engine plane engulfed in flames on taxiway, but suffers serious burns.

Haredi pilot escapes burning plane

Jewish girls kicked of planes sue Delta/KLM for discrimination

19 teenagers kicked off two Delta/KLM flights last summer suing airlines alleging antisemitic discrimination.

Jewish girls kicked of planes sue Delta/KLM for discrimination

Delta flight lands with blown tire at Atlanta Airport

Delta flight landing in Atlanta on Sunday has a blown tire and skids to a halt after a rough landing.

Delta flight lands with blown tire at Atlanta Airport

Tough luck for the Jewish couple booted off a plane

No one stood up for them. What’s happening to us? Op-ed.

Tough luck for the Jewish couple booted off a plane

What You Need To Know

Fast, Cheap, or High-Quality: Can Aviation Software Have It All?

A plethora of users around the world have complained about the added costs that are associated with DO-178B.

Fast, Cheap, or High-Quality: Can Aviation Software Have It All?

Will Bennett give up the Prime Minister's plane?

MK Yair Golan of Meretz urges PM to give up the state plane that Netanyahu ordered.

Will Bennett give up the Prime Minister's plane?

Iran says it foiled attempted hijacking of passenger plane

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says an attempted hijacking of an Iran Air passenger plane was thwarted.

Iran says it foiled attempted hijacking of passenger plane

Watch: Airplane passengers sprayed with disinfectant

Officers spray passengers with disinfectant as they get off a Batik Air flight.

Watch: Airplane passengers sprayed with disinfectant

World's heaviest aircraft lands in Israel for first time

Plane brought United States Army trucks to Israel that will be used by Iron Dome systems purchased by US military.

World's heaviest aircraft lands in Israel for first time

How to travel and not get COVID19: Some tips for flying

Catching COVID-19 in an airplane is possible by inhaling, and regular medical masks won’t prevent you from inhaling the virus. What to do.

How to travel and not get COVID19: Some tips for flying

Woman delivers baby in plane bathroom; flight diverted

Woman delivers own daughter on way from Qatar to Lebanon. By time plane makes emergency landing in Kuwait, crew had treated woman and baby.

Woman delivers baby in plane bathroom; flight diverted

'We don't want to die'

Passengers on flight from Israel to Greece refuse to remain on board after being told plane's brakes need to cool off following sudden stop.

'We don't want to die'

Fan accidentally crashes van into Angela Merkel's plane

Excited employee at Dortmund Airport parked van and got out to take picture of chancellor's plane, but forgot to put on parking brake.

Fan accidentally crashes van into Angela Merkel's plane

China Airlines pilot filmed taking nap in the cockpit

The 30-second clip, filmed by the co-pilot, shows the Boeing 747 pilot slumping forward with his eyes closed.

China Airlines pilot filmed taking nap in the cockpit

Netanyahu's flight delayed due to plane malfunction

Netanyahu to spend another night in Warsaw after towing vehicle damages his plane.

Netanyahu's flight delayed due to plane malfunction

4 haredi men on El Al flight decline seats next to women

Two women eventually agree to move seats; Israeli rapper offended.

4 haredi men on El Al flight decline seats next to women

Watch: Near disaster at Austrian airport

Passenger plane nearly crashes at Salzburg airport as heavy winds turn plane on its side.

Watch: Near disaster at Austrian airport

A scary landing

Airbus 380 slides around as it lands in Germany.

A scary landing

Watch: How did these planes fly so low without crashing?

Watch these airplanes skim the ground. Ever see an F-16 break the sound barrier while flying only 200 feet in the air?

Watch: How did these planes fly so low without crashing?

Teen opens emergency door of plane after landing, slides out

17 year old so anxious to leave the plane he exits through the emergency hatch immediately after landing.

Teen opens emergency door of plane after landing, slides out

Pilot on shaking plane asks passengers to 'pray'

Pilot on Australian flight asks passengers to 'pray' as plane shakes 'like a washing machine' due to engine trouble.

Pilot on shaking plane asks passengers to 'pray'

Passenger plane crashes in Pakistan

Civilian plane carrying 47 disappears shortly after takeoff.

Passenger plane crashes in Pakistan

Watch: Pilot avoids plane collision

A Chinese pilot avoids certain disaster when his quick thinking prevents the collision of two planes.

Watch: Pilot avoids plane collision

Plane with tire malfunction lands safely at Ben Gurion Airport

An UP company plane lands safely at Ben Gurion Airport, after one of its tires exploded during take-off.

Plane with tire malfunction lands safely at Ben Gurion Airport

Plane pulls off emergency landing at Ben Gurion Airport

A "Israir" plane that departed from Sochi, Russia forced to pull off emergency landing after a problem was reported in one of its engines.

Plane pulls off emergency landing at Ben Gurion Airport

UK soldiers sue after falling 15,800 feet in military aircraft

Saved in the nick of time by a resourceful co-pilot, ten soldiers are suing the UK Ministry of Defense for their near-death experience.

UK soldiers sue after falling 15,800 feet in military aircraft

Airplane lifted while still connected to gate sleeve

Damage inflicted to a Boeing 737 after its nose lifted while still connected to the gate sleeve at Ben-Gurion Airport. No injuries reported.

Airplane lifted while still connected to gate sleeve

Engine failure causes airplane heading to Israel to turn back

A Lufthansa plane backtracked to Munich after an engine shut down. Many Israelis including a leftist MK were on board.

Engine failure causes airplane heading to Israel to turn back

Muslim women removed from flight for recording safety procedure

Controversy over incident in which Muslim women were removed from a flight in LA, after allegedly 'staring' at a crew member.

Muslim women removed from flight for recording safety procedure

Transaero Denies Chabad Girl 'Saved Plane'

Airline notes that the pilots had already diagnosed the problem during standard pre-flight checklists when the girl spoke up.

Transaero Denies Chabad Girl 'Saved Plane'

Russian Passenger Jet Makes Emergency Landing in St. Petersburg

One engine failed during routine flight for Boeing 737 jet; 78 passengers and crew land safely. Scare follows Germanwings crash.

Russian Passenger Jet Makes Emergency Landing in St. Petersburg

Watch: Airplane's Wing Falls Off Mid-Flight

Definitely not what you want to see when you order a window seat...

Watch: Airplane's Wing Falls Off Mid-Flight

Hijacking Attempt Averted in Bali

Drunk man reportedly attempts to hijack plane en route to Brisbane; man arrested in Bali.

Hijacking Attempt Averted in Bali

El Al Disaster Averted in London

El-Al pilots realize just in time that their landing gear not deployed; incident under investigation.

El Al Disaster Averted in London

U.S. Official: Malaysian Plane Sent Signals for 4 Hours

American official says that the missing Malaysia Airlines plane sent satellite signals for four hours after disappearing.

U.S. Official: Malaysian Plane Sent Signals for 4 Hours

Did Missing Malaysia Flight Keep Going?

US investigators say missing plane may have continuing flying for hours after disappearance.

Did Missing Malaysia Flight Keep Going?

Canada: Iranian Man Tried to Board Plane With Bomb Materials

Iranian-born Canadian citizen attempted to board plane with bomb-making materials, motive unknown.

Canada: Iranian Man Tried to Board Plane With Bomb Materials

Chief Rabbi: No to Bothersome Airplane Prayers

Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef warns against causing a nuisance with Jewish prayers on airplanes.

Chief Rabbi: No to Bothersome Airplane Prayers

America: Cargo Plane Crashes in Alabama

A UPS cargo plane has crashed outside the Birmingham airport. Neighbors report hearing explosions.

America: Cargo Plane Crashes in Alabama

British Boy 'Trapped' by Fear in Abu Dhabi

Joe Thompson, 12, tried 4 times to board a plane with his family, but broke down in tears and refused to fly.

British Boy 'Trapped' by Fear in Abu Dhabi

Israeli Planes Missile-Proofed with C-MUSIC

A new system will protect civilian aircraft from shoulder-fired missiles. Sinai terrorists a known threat.

Israeli Planes Missile-Proofed with C-MUSIC

NY-Bound Flight Makes Forced Landing Following Threat

A plane from Cairo bound for New York made an emergency landing in Scotland after a passenger discovered threatening letter onboard aircraft

NY-Bound Flight Makes Forced Landing Following Threat

El Al Jet Nearly Crashed

A 737 jet with 100 aboard almost crashed into a mountain near Eilat last month.

El Al Jet Nearly Crashed

Jewish-Arab Woman Sues Airline for Racial Profiling on 9/11

A Jewish-Arab American woman is suing an airline for discrimination and racial profiling after she was strip searched, removed from plane.

Jewish-Arab Woman Sues Airline for Racial Profiling on 9/11

Bomb Threat on NY Flight Forces Emergency Landing

Passenger jet flying from NY to Moscow made emergency landing in Iceland after a caller claimed there was a bomb on board.

Bomb Threat on NY Flight Forces Emergency Landing