ALERT A plane hitting runway lights and flooding are causing huge delays at Auckland International Airport

A plane landing at Auckland International Airport has hit and damaged several runway lights causing major delays. A statement from the airport said the damage to the runway lights was “impacting” international departures and large domestic flights. There were a number of flights delayed and diverted on Friday afternoon and evening. Auckland Airport has reduced…

ALERT Oxygen masks dropped on board American Airlines #AA950 prior emergency landing

American Airlines #AA950 returned to Sao Paulo Airport following mechanical problems. American Airlines Flight #AA950 to New York JFK was forced to return to Sao Paulo (GRU) Airport 45 minutes after takeoff due to technical issues. The Boeing 777-200 (reg. N730AN) performed an overweight landing causing tire damage. Passengers oxygen masks dropped indicating a pressurization…

All Lithuanian airports evacuated following a bomb threat

Passengers were temporarily evacuated from all three Lithuanian airports on Monday morning. According to a report by Lithuanian Airports, initial information about a possible explosive device was received at around 08:00 on Monday morning. Police department spokeswoman Revita Janavičiūtė told BNS that information about the explosive was received by e-mail. The e-mail demanded that the…