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Raptors capture first win on NBA’s first 3D court


January 5th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 5 (IANS) The Toronto Raptors recorded their first ever home victory on National Basketball Association's (NBA) first 3D court in a 95-77 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.Andrea Bargnani ... Read more...

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Air Canada passengers burned during turbulence


September 20th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vancouver, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least six people on an Air Canada flight sustained various degrees of injuries on Monday when their flight hit turbulence. It is reported that three cabin ... Read more...

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New conditions by Star Alliance unacceptable: Ravi


August 10th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Wednesday said the new conditions imposed by the international airlines association - Star Alliance - to induct national carrier Air India were ... Read more...

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Star Alliance defers Air India’s membership


August 1st, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In a setback to India's flag carrier, Star Alliance has put off Air India's entry into the global pact among 27 airlines as its ... Read more...

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Star Alliance to decide Air India’s induction date Sunday (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After much delay, Air India's formal entry into Star Alliance will be announced in Frankfurt Sunday, paving the way for the flag carrier to ... Read more...

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Star Alliance to decide on Air India’s induction date


July 30th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) National carrier Air India Saturday said its induction date in the international airline association Star Alliance would be decided by the airline network at ... Read more...

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Kanye West & Jay Z announce their tour dates


July 26th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jay Z and Kanye West have officially announced their tour dates. Under the name of Throne, the duo announced that tickets of their September tour will ... Read more...

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‘Talks progressing Air India’s induction into Star Alliance’


July 18th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) International airline association Star Alliance Monday described as progressive the talks held between its members and senior government officials on inducting national carrier Air ... Read more...

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Government officials, Star Alliance to talk next week


July 14th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Senior government officials and members of Star Alliance will hold talks July 18 on the progress of national carrier Air India's induction into the ... Read more...

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India seeks more code-sharing to boost travel to Canada


July 1st, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 1 (IANS) With no Canadian airline flying to India even as two Indian carriers touch Canada, Indian civil aviation authorities have demanded enhanced code-sharing by the Canadian national ... Read more...

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Air India set to join Star Alliance by July 31


June 6th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Air India (AI) plans to join the Star Alliance network by July 31 this year, the company said here Monday."In a meeting of the Star ... Read more...

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Shania Twain’s stalker taken into custody


March 30th, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Singer Shania Twain's alleged stalker has been jailed and ordered to stay away from her, after breaching a court order given for trying to approach her ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga tears up as she duets with 10-yr-old YouTube sensation fan


March 5th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): 'Poker Face' singer Lady Gaga was left teary eyed while singing a duet with her biggest fan, who became a YouTube sensation after she sang the singer's latest ... Read more...

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Jet inks frequent flier partnership with US Airways


March 5th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 5 (IANS) Jet Airways Friday announced a reciprocal frequent flyer partnership with US Airways.This is the second reciprocal agreement by India's premier international airline with North ... Read more...

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US no-fly list leaves British Muslim stranded in Canada


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) Probably in the first such case in international travel, the US no-fly list has left a British man stranded in Canada.Dawood Hepplewhite, who is a ... Read more...

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Air Canada posts first profit in four years


February 11th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 11 (IANS) Air Canada Thursday reported its first profit since 2007, posting a net income of $107 million for 2010 as well as the highest load factor in ... Read more...

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Air Canada ties up with Jet to protect its India traffic


February 8th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 8 (IANS) After Ottawa's refusal to grant additional flights to Emirates Airline last year to protect traffic on the India-Canada corridor for its national carrier, Air Canada has ... Read more...

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Punjabi female attendant with Air Canada jailed for cocaine smuggling


December 21st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 21 (IANS) In the first case of jailing of an Indo-Canadian woman for drug trafficking, an Air Canada female flight attendant was Monday locked for eight years ... Read more...

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Young man boards plane disguised as old man


November 7th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Looks can be deceptive and in one case it was very so. An Asian passenger whose identity was not revealed by the Canadian authorities boarded ... Read more...

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Elderly Caucasian passenger emerges from flight as young Asian man!


November 6th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 06 (ANI): A young Asian man, who boarded a flight from Hong Kong to Vancouver disguised as an elderly white male, was caught after his young-looking hands gave him away.According ... Read more...

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Boards flight as old white man, comes out as a young Chinese!


November 6th, 2010 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 6 (IANS) In a story that reads like a spy thriller, a young Chinese fooled customs and security at Hong Kong airport last week to board an Air ... Read more...

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Man Wearing Disguise Boards International Flight


November 5th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On October 29, a young Chinese man who was wearing a latex mask, cap and a cardigan sweater which disguised him as an old Caucasian man was ... Read more...

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Canada seeks Pakistani bases after eviction by UAE


October 14th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 14 (IANS) With the United Arab Emirates (UAE) shutting the Canadian secret military base near Dubai next month, Ottawa has requested Pakistan to let it use its military ... Read more...

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UAE-Canada row over landing rights


October 13th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) plans to expand Etihad and Emirates global operations have resulted in a diplomatic row with Ottawa, with the Gulf nation deciding ... Read more...

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Canada outraged over security exemption for niqab-wearing women


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 2 (IANS) A YouTube video showing two niqab-wearing Muslim women being allowed to board a flight at Montreal airport without being subjected to any security checks has outraged Canadians. The incident, ... Read more...

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9/11 video gets father, son kicked off US-bound flight


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 23 (IANS) A Canadian man and his young son were kicked off a US-bound flight for watching a video of the 9/11 terror attacks just before take-off from ... Read more...

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Rahman Postpones The North American Leg Of His ‘Jai Ho’ Concert


June 25th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Indian music maestro AR Rahman has been performing overseas since last month and has received high appreciation for all his performances in the "Jai Ho' ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman concerts postponed after stage collapse


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): A.R. Rahman was forced to cancel two performances in North America after the stage he planned to perform on collapsed.The stage at the 'Pontiac Silverdome' in Michigan collapsed ... Read more...

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Air Canada voted ‘Best in North America’


May 21st, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 21 (IANS) After almost surviving bankruptcy in 2008 and then making a strong comeback last year, Air Canada was voted as the best airline in North America in ... Read more...

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Gustav Baldauf appointed Air India chief operating officer


April 6th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) In a bid to bring about a turnaround in the ailing national carrier, Gustav Baldauf, Austrian Airlines' executive vice-president, flight operations, was Tuesday appointed chief operating officer ... Read more...

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Foreign airlines asked to review ‘zero commission’ to agents


March 12th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) Friday claimed a "major victory" after the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued directive asking foreign airlines to ... Read more...

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Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney Involved In Scuffle With Rapper


February 21st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been hitting headlines lately but not for political reasons. It was reported earlier this week that the Republican leader ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney attacked on a flight


February 17th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vancouver, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was attacked on a flight, which had departed from Vancouver and was on its way to Los Angeles. The incident ... Read more...

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Halle Berry Skips Security At Montreal Airport, Leaves Passengers Enraged


January 10th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Montreal, Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amidst uptight airport security measures that have been taken by authorities following the foiled terrorist attack on a Detroit bound flight last month, passengers have ... Read more...

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VIP treatment for Halle Berry angers Canadians


January 9th, 2010 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 9 (IANS) Canadian police are under fire for fast-tracking Hollywood actress Halle Berry through security checks at Montreal airport even as thousand of passengers waited for their turn in line ... Read more...

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