Airline

Three Emirates Passengers Arrested In Heathrow

Three passengers aboard an Emirates Airline flight bound for Dubai were arrested for making bomb threats, as the plane prepared to take off.  Armed counter terrorist officers boarded the plane and arrested the three men, age 55, 48, and 36.  Metropolitan police said 55 year old Robert Fowler is accused of making a bomb hoax and being drunk on an aircraft. The second passenger, Alexander McGinn, 48, was charged with being drunk on an aircraft.  The third passenger was arrested but later released without charge. 

Cameron McLeod described the incident: “Police just swarmed the guy and rushed him out.  I think he was a white male.  There was another one but I didn’t see him.”   The police searched the plane, which had been carrying 331 passengers, but found no dangerous items.  This incident follows a period of heightened security at airports after a young Nigerian allegedly attempted to bomb a plane landing in Detroit on Christmas day.
 

More Airline
Big jump in international passengers for Saudi Airlines
flydubai will fly to Tashkent from 11 March 2019
New Istanbul airport starts operations
Latest Travel News
Mauritius welcomes back tourists after l...
flydubai touches down in Ljubljana, Slov...
Four new hotels opening soon in Dubai...
Featured Sights To See
La Placa Reial

La Placa Reial

Barcelona, Spain

It is located next to La Rambla in the Ciutat Vella and is one of the most beautiful squares in the world. A number of streetlights designed by Antoni Gaudi­ grace this square.  ...

Malay Salambigar

Malay Salambigar

Brunei Darussalam, Brunei

This mosque can accommodate up to 1,000 people and the language of the services is Malay. There is a separate women’s room, parking and wheelchair access. Address: Kg Salambigar, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam  ...

Lahore Museum

Lahore Museum

Lahore, Pakistan

This museum was built in 1894. It is one of the most famous museums of South Asia because of the sheer size of its collection. The museum comprises of over twenty galleries and takes one on a fascinating journey through the different ages of the Subcontinent. Lahore Museum is the place to go if you want to improve upon your history of this region. Exhibits date all the way back to the Stone Age. T...

Castle of Good Hope

Castle of Good Hope

Cape Town, South Africa

Dating back to the Portuguese occupation of this area in the mid 1600s, the castle was built from 1669 to 1679. Construction lasted about 13 years and the product was a massive pentagonal structure, a classic example of Portuguese defense measures. The construction material comprised of slate quarried from Robben Island but some features are distinctly European such as the bell at the entrance whi...