Articles tagged “accidents”

Cruise Ship Crashes Into Dock and Tourist Boat in Crowded Venice Canal

Cruise Ship Crashes Into Dock and Tourist Boat in Crowded Venice Canal

Cain Burdeau and Luca Bruno, Bloomberg

The high summer season for travel is underway, and the warning signs of overtourism are coming fast and furious. Just days after a river cruise ship collided with another in Hungary's capital, causing fatalities, a cruise ship rammed into a dock and a riverboat in Venice. The need for popular destinations to devise better ways to manage adverse effects of tourism grows ever urgent.

3 months ago

Russian Minister Provides Updates on Fatal Airliner Crash

2 years ago

Amtrak Train Crashes Near Seattle, Multiple Fatalities Reported

2 years ago

Emirates Plane Crash Closes Dubai Airport, All Passengers and Crew Safe

Emirates Plane Crash Closes Dubai Airport, All Passengers and Crew Safe

Deena Kamel Yousef and Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

Given how bad the pictures look, it's amazing everyone survived the incident. It's also surprising that this was Emirates worst accident in its 30-year history.

3 years ago

Egypt’s Tourism Minister Says EgyptAir Crash Shouldn’t Impact Tourism

Egypt’s Tourism Minister Says EgyptAir Crash Shouldn’t Impact Tourism

Salma El Wardany and Ahmed Feteha, Bloomberg

Unfortunately, he's kidding himself.

3 years ago

Air Travel Is Getting Safer, Despite High-Profile Disasters

Air Travel Is Getting Safer, Despite High-Profile Disasters

David Crary, Associated Press

Aircraft makers and airlines may have made their product safer than ever, but humans on the ground are screwing things up with a regularity that's disturbing.

3 years ago

EgyptAir Passenger Plane Disappears From Radar in Egypt

3 years ago

FlyDubai Crash in Russia Tied to Pilot Error

FlyDubai Crash in Russia Tied to Pilot Error

Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

Extreme weather certainly contributed to the crash of the FlyDubai plane in southern Russia in March but the initial findings say pilot error was a contributing factor.

3 years ago

FlyDubai Crash in Russia: What’s Known So Far About the Fatal Accident

FlyDubai Crash in Russia: What’s Known So Far About the Fatal Accident

Janet Ong, Torrey Clark, Kyunghee Park and Ann Koh, Bloomberg

3 years ago

13 People Killed in Nicaraguan Tourist Boat Accident

4 years ago

British Airways Passengers on Vegas Flight That Burned Sue Boeing

British Airways Passengers on Vegas Flight That Burned Sue Boeing

Kimberly Pierceall, Associated Press

A novel approach to make the lawsuit entirely about safety rather than of a punitive nature against the airline and its employees. It should also be a cause of concern if it highlights weak maintenance practices of multiple carriers.

4 years ago

EasyJet and British Airways Won’t Return to Sinai Region This Year

EasyJet and British Airways Won’t Return to Sinai Region This Year

Kari Lundgren and Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

So far the Egyptian government has done next to nothing to assure visitors it has any idea what it's doing to assure anyone's safety, rather they be Egyptians or tourists.

4 years ago