Thomson Airways aircraft Thomson Airways 

Thomson flight to Mallorca was diverted to London after emergency declared

A flight of Thomson Airways Limited from United Kingdom to Spain was diverted to London due to sick passenger. The Thomson Flight TOM7118 departed from East Midlands Airport, near Nottingham, at 4pm today bound Palma de Mallorca Airport, in the Balearic Islands. The flight was diverted to London-Gatwick International Airport after transmitting the “7700” emergency code to air traffic controllers due to a medical emergency by a passenger sick. A spokesperson of the company said: “We would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused to customers travelling on flight TOM7118 from East…

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Spirit Airlines Flight diverted after woman gives birth midair

On June 22th, a flight of Spirit Airlines was diverted to New Orleans due to the birth of a baby on board. Cristina Penton boarded Flight 971 from  Fort Lauderdale to Dallas with her 11- and 12-year-old kids. The woman, 36 weeks pregnant alerted the flight attendants when the contractions started and they went into action with the help of a pediatrician and nurse that were also on the aircraft. “A baby being born during a flight is very rare, but our flight attendants are trained to handle medical emergencies in flight and…

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Many flights delayed and cancelled at Auckland Airport

Today Saturday, many flights were cancelled, diverted or delayed because of fog at Auckland International Airport (AKL), in New Zealand. The airport said 47 domestic regional flights had been cancelled, and 42 domestic regional flights had been delayed. A MetService spokesman recently said the fog was forecast to lift between 10am and midday, before descending again at midnight. Cancelled flights                   Auckland to Nelson, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, and Whangerei. Delayed Flights Auckland to Napier, the Bay of Islands, Gisborne, Taupo and Great Barrier Island. Other regional flights…

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