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Shelters overwhelmed in Polandupdated: Fri Feb 10 2012 12:01:00

Dangerous weather has paralyzed parts of Poland, closing schools and filling shelters. Ralitsa Vassileva reports.

Europe shivers in grip of deadly cold spellupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 17:23:00

Eastern Europe shivered Tuesday in the coldest conditions seen this winter, with below-freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall leading to deaths, frostbite and widespread travel disruption.

Strike cripples Pakistan's national airlineupdated: Wed Feb 09 2011 21:06:00

A second day of a strike against Pakistan's flagship carrier, Pakistan International Airlines, ended Wednesday with police charging protesters and angry passengers at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, said Pervez George, an official with Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority.

Hijack attempt foiled aboard Turkish Air flightupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 11:09:00

A man claiming to have a bomb tried to enter the cockpit of a Turkish Airlines plane about to land in Istanbul, Turkey, but was tackled by passengers and taken into custody, Turkish media reported Wednesday.

Armenians denounce Kobe Bryant deal with Turkish Airlinesupdated: Mon Dec 20 2010 08:02:00

The business deal looked fairly straightforward. Last week, American basketball star Kobe Bryant agreed to become the new celebrity face of Turkish Airlines, a growing international carrier.

SI.com: Bryant causes outrage with Turkish Airlines dealupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 09:57:00

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kobe Bryant's two-year endorsement deal with Turkish Airlines has enraged some Armenian Americans who are threatening to boycott the Los Angeles Lakers star.

Officials in Ghana downplay airport incident reported as 'crash'updated: Tue Oct 05 2010 13:25:00

The Transport Ministry in Ghana has downplayed an incident involving two commercial jets at its main airport on Monday night which some media reports have described as a plane crash.

How to survive a plane crashupdated: Fri Dec 25 2009 10:54:00

On Tuesday, an American Airlines flight carrying 154 passengers slid off a runway while landing in torrential rain in Jamaica, stopping just short of the Caribbean Sea. The impact severely damaged the aircraft -- which broke into three separate pieces -- and caused the Boeing 737's engines to shear off the wings. Thankfully, there were no fatalities; 91 people were taken to hospitals where they were evaluated and most were released.

Black boxes 'damaged' in Iran air disasterupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 16:27:00

A day after an Iranian passenger plane crashed in flames killing all 168 people on board, aviation officials were Thursday examining the aircraft's damaged flight data recorders to try to determine the cause of the disaster.

Part 3: Be preparedupdated: Fri Mar 20 2009 12:31:00

CNN's Richard Quest gets expert tips on staying safe in the air at the BA Flight Training Centre.

How to survive a plane crashupdated: Fri Mar 20 2009 12:31:00

We tend to assume that if an airplane crashes our time is up. But recent experience and statistics tell a different story.

Faulty reading helped cause Dutch plane crashupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 11:48:00

A "faulty" flight instrument contributed to the crash of a Turkish plane last month in the Netherlands, an accident that killed nine people and injured more than 60 others, Dutch safety authorities said on Wednesday.

Passengers return homeupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 10:03:00

Survivors of the Turkish Airlines crash return to Turkey just days after the accident. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Third Boeing employee among dead in plane crashupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 10:03:00

The Turkish Airlines plane that crashed this week in Amsterdam fell almost vertically to the ground, making only a short track in the muddy farmer's field where it went down, Dutch investigators said Friday.

Experts: Why many air crashes are survivableupdated: Fri Feb 27 2009 08:35:00

The crash of a Turkish airliner in the Netherlands and the recent landing of a jet in the Hudson River in New York demonstrate how safe modern aircraft have become, according to safety experts.

Airline safety flying highupdated: Fri Feb 27 2009 08:35:00

Despite recent air accidents, flying is still among the safest ways to travel. CNN's Ayesha Durgahee reports.

Turks, Americans are Amsterdam crash deadupdated: Thu Feb 26 2009 23:44:00

The nationalities of the people killed in the Turkish Airlines plane crash near Amsterdam's main airport have been identified as five Turks and four U.S. citizens.

Flight recorders found at Dutch crash siteupdated: Thu Feb 26 2009 05:56:00

Investigators are trying to determine what caused the crash of an airplane with a good safety record, flown by a well-respected airline, at one of the world's most modern airports.

Twitter first to publish dramatic crash picturesupdated: Thu Feb 26 2009 05:28:00

The social networking site Twitter again stole a march on traditional media when it was the first outlet to publish dramatic pictures of the Turkish Airlines crash.

Nine killed as Turkish plane crashes near Amsterdam airportupdated: Wed Feb 25 2009 15:19:00

A Turkish passenger jet crashed as it tried to land at Amsterdam's main airport Wednesday, killing at least nine people and injuring more than 55, Dutch airport authorities have said.

In-flight food: Heaven or hell on a tray?updated: Thu Feb 12 2009 08:21:00

The "crime scene cookies", "baaji custard" and "sponge shafts" depicted in Oliver Beale's letter of complaint to Virgin Atlantic struck a chord worldwide.

Drunk tries to hijack Turkish Airlines passenger jetupdated: Wed Oct 15 2008 11:01:00

A drunk passenger tried to hijack a Turkish Airlines flight to Russia on Wednesday before he was brought under control, the head of Turkey's civil aviation authority said.

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Tackling hijacking with technologyupdated: Thu Oct 05 2006 10:33:00

Although this week's hijacking of a Turkish passenger jet ended peacefully, the incident did little for the nerves of air travelers, already shaken by August's alleged terror plot to blow up trans-Atlantic airliners mid-flight.

Officers question Turkish hijackerupdated: Tue Oct 03 2006 12:06:00

Italian officials are questioning a Turkish man who hijacked a Turkish jetliner with 113 people aboard Tuesday and forced it to fly to Italy, where the passengers and crew were released unharmed.

2 London bombers visited Pakistanupdated: Mon Jul 18 2005 03:24:00

Two of the four suspected London bombers traveled to Pakistan in the year before the July 7 terrorist attacks, Pakistani intelligence and immigration officials tell CNN.

Airliners make emergency landingsupdated: Sun Aug 15 2004 22:55:00

Security threats forced two passenger jets operated by Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines to make emergency landings in Budapest Sunday.

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