World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 10, 2015
An Etihad Airways flight travelling from Cairo to Abu Dhabi was diverted today to a military base in the United Arab Emirates due to a false security alert, the carrier said.
World News | Reuters | Monday May 4, 2015
An Air Arabia airliner flying from Kuwait to the United Arab Emirates was diverted to a UAE military airbase on Sunday after a passenger warned the plane was about to explode, the UAE state news agency WAM reported.
World News | Reuters | Saturday April 4, 2015
A Germanwings flight to Venice was diverted to Stuttgart on Saturday as the Airbus A319 aircraft appeared to be losing oil, the airline said in a statement.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 1, 2015
A Turkish Airlines flight to Lisbon was diverted back to Istanbul today after unaccompanied baggage was found on board, a spokeswoman told Reuters.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 28, 2015
A Haitian man who forced a flight to be diverted after reacting angrily to a seat being reclined in front of him was ordered to pay more than $7,000 by a US court on Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 30, 2014
An American Airlines flight was diverted to Kingston due to a "pressurization issue" during its Bogota-to-Miami trip, the airline said.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday December 30, 2014
An American Airlines flight heading from Bogota, Colombia, to Miami has been diverted to Kingston, Jamaica, following a possible mechanical problem.
India News | mid-day.com | Friday December 26, 2014
The Delhi-bound passengers from Italy ended up spending almost a day at Mumbai airport, after the flight was diverted to the city two times due to a dense fog above New Delhi airport.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday December 17, 2014
A US bound-American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo today after hitting severe turbulence created by a strong winter storm, with several people taken to hospital for minor injuries.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 13, 2014
Passengers on a flight from the United States to Australia endured an even longer journey than they were expecting when their plane was diverted and then spent eight hours waiting on the tarmac, reports said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 29, 2014
A SpiceJet Coimbatore-Hyderabad flight carrying 70 passengers was diverted to Bangalore on Tuesday following engine trouble.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 7, 2014
An Air India Chicago-Delhi flight, carrying 342 passengers, was diverted to Toronto this morning after the pilot suspected oil leakage in one of its engines, officials said.
World News | Reuters | Saturday September 6, 2014
A chartered aircraft carrying about 100 Americans from the U.S. airbase at Bagram, Afghanistan, has landed safely in Dubai after being diverted to Iran because of issues with its flight plan, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.
World News | Agencies | Tuesday August 26, 2014
A plane in the US had to be diverted after a man used a gadget to prevent the woman in front from pushing her seat into the reclining position.
World News | Associated Press | Monday August 25, 2014
Authorities say a security threat forced a flight from Dallas to San Diego to be diverted to Phoenix.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 21, 2014
In the latest trouble for Air India's Dreamliner fleet, an aircraft headed from Delhi to Kolkata was forced to turn back in 45 minutes after the windshield developed a crack while mid-air, according to the Press Trust of India.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 11, 2014
A rowdy British passenger forced a London-bound Virgin Atlantic flight to return to Hong Kong on Monday after he "lost control", police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Malaysia Airlines has defended itself after confirming that it diverted a London to Kuala Lumpur flight over Syrian airspace when its usual route over Ukraine was closed in the wake of Thursday's MH17 crash.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 13, 2014
A United Airlines flight with 348 people aboard over the Pacific Ocean was forced to land on remote Midway Island because of what authorities said was an electrical odour on board.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday July 12, 2014
A Frontier Airlines official says one of its planes was diverted to Salt Lake City after it was hit by lightning.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 23, 2014
A plane carrying a prominent Pakistani cleric was diverted from the capital Islamabad on Monday where his supporters clashed with police amid government concerns about the return of a man who describes himself as a revolutionary.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 18, 2014
A Finnish passenger accused of making a hoax bomb threat on a Cathay Pacific flight wielded a chocolate bar like a sword and demanded that the plane be diverted so he could attend the Winter Olympics, a report said on Friday.
World News | Associated Press | Monday April 14, 2014
A California-bound Southwest Airlines flight was diverted to Omaha, Nebraska after witnesses said a passenger tried to open a door midflight.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 6, 2014
Planes and ships were being diverted Sunday to the area where a Chinese vessel detected signals consistent with a black box beacon in the hunt for missing flight MH370.