Hijack

Who are US air marshals and how do they work?

Federal air marshals are often referred to as “quiet professionals” in the skies. They have been on American planes for more than 50 years, spending hours in the air to ensure passengers and plane cre...


False hijack alarm disrupts flights at Schiphol airport

Schiphol airport was put on high alert after a "suspicious situation" was declared aboard a plane. Fortunately, the passengers and crew on board were safe: the airline Air Europa later explained that the hijacking signal was sent by mistake....


BREAKING| Hijacking drama on Biman Bangladesh flight

Updated: Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight en route to Dubai endured a hijacking attempt....


Hijacking attempt on Moscow-bound Aeroflot flight

A Moscow-bound passenger plane has been involved in a hijacking attempt, Russian news media report. Aeroflot flight SU1515 en route from Surgut to Moscow on January 22, 2019, was forced to make an emergency landing at another airport in Russia, after a passenger on board demanded the plane head for Afghanistan....


OPINION: Lessons to learn despite another report on flight MH370

The latest report into the disappearance of flight MH370 says that investigations have failed to find any explanation as to why the aircraft went missing....


Flydubai denies rumor of hijacked flight

The flight FZ301 from Dubai International Airport (DXB) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Hamid Karzai International Airport (KBL) in Kabul, Afghanistan, was re-routed to back to Dubai mid-flight due to a “disruptive” passenger. The first reports were suspecting  hijacking attempt. Flydubai denies this rumor....


Inside a Hijack: The Story Of Neerja Bhanot

Neerja Bhanot is a name of a hero in this story. She bravely gave up her life in order to help save the lives of 340 passengers aboard Pan Am Flight 73....