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  • British fighter jets escort US-bound Egypt plane after threat

    British fighter jets escort US-bound Egypt plane after threat

    British fighter jets escorted a plane from Cairo bound for New York to an emergency landing in the UK after a passenger discovered a letter threatening the aircraft, officials said Saturday.

  • Snake on a plane forces emergency landing

    Snake on a plane forces emergency landing

    An EgyptAir flight was forced to divert after a passenger was bitten by a snake he had smuggled on board, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday.

  • EgyptAir stewardesses begin wearing hijab

    EgyptAir stewardesses begin wearing hijab

    EgyptAir is allowing its stewardesses to wear Islamic headscarves if they wish on flights to Arab states and will expand the practice to the rest of the network, an official said on Sunday, ending a restriction imposed in Hosni Mubarak's era.

  • "Cancel take off plans!" Close shave at JFK

    'Cancel take off plans!' Close shave at JFK

    A jet carrying 286 passengers slammed on its brakes and aborted a takeoff this week at Kennedy Airport after another plane began taxiing toward the runway it was using, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday.Lufthansa Flight 411 was cleared for takeoff and EgyptAir Flight 986 was inst...

  • Egypt foils bid to hijack flight from Turkey

    Air marshals foiled an attempt by a Sudanese passenger to hijack an EgyptAir flight from Istanbul to Cairo and divert it to Jerusalem.

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