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Warrants against five in 1981 plane hijacking


August 31st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A court here has issued non-bailable warrants against five Sikh militants involved in a 1981 Air India plane hijack, and said they would face a ... Read more...

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Air India flight turbulence leaves passengers injured, probe ordered


July 26th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) India's aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has ordered a probe after several passengers and crew of an Air India New Delhi-Shanghai flight were ... Read more...

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Krishna thanks Pakistan for help to Indian passengers


July 10th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Thanking Pakistan for its help to passengers of an Indian plane that made an emergency landing at Nawabshah airport in Sindh, External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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Air India relief plane returns, India lauds Pakistan’s help but passengers miffed (Roundup)


July 10th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A special Air India relief plane landed at Delhi airport Monday with 122 passengers of another flight that had to make an emergency landing in ... Read more...

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Air India passengers relieved to get home, some miffed with Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Back home after a 12-hour ordeal, some passengers of the Air India flight that made an emergency landing in Pakistan's southern Sindh province early Monday ... Read more...

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Air India relief plane returns, India lauds Pakistan’s cooperation (Evening Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A special Air India relief plane landed at Delhi airport Monday with 122 passengers of another flight that had to make an emergency landing in ... Read more...

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Emergency landing: India in touch with mission in Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai is in touch with the Indian High Commission in Islamabad over an emergency landing by an Air India flight in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Air India flight makes emergency landing in Pakistan (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) An Air India flight bound for New Delhi from Abu Dhabi with 122 passengers and six crew members made an emergency landing in Pakistan early Monday ... Read more...

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Air India strike is second longest in aviation industry


July 1st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The strike by a section of Air India pilots will Monday enter the 57th day, to attain the notorious distinction of becoming the second longest ... Read more...

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AI Bhubaneswar flight makes precautionary landing in Kolkata


June 18th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Suspecting a technical snag, an Air India flight from New Delhi to Bhubaneswar with 115 passengers on board made a precautionary landing at the NSC Bose ... Read more...

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Death at Guwahati airport raises questions on facilities


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) The death of a passenger at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport in Guwahati Saturday raised serious questions about the facilities available at the airport.Narendra ... Read more...

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Air India flight develops snag, passengers safe


June 10th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) At least 48 passengers on board an Air India plane had a close shave Sunday morning after the aircraft developed a technical snag mid-air after take ... Read more...

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Air India flight cancelled, pilots ’sick’


May 8th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) One international flight was cancelled and others suffered disruptions as a section of Air India pilots reported sick, an official said Tuesday.The exact number of 'sick' ... Read more...

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AI flight with technical snag lands safely


March 19th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) An Air India flight reported a "technical failure" a few minutes before landing but managed to land safely at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Monday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Air India pilots call in sick, passengers stranded (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) National carrier Air India's passengers were Saturday stranded at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here as nearly 18 pilots called in sick, leading to ... Read more...

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Kalam downplays frisking incident in US


November 14th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who was frisked by the airport authorities in New York in September, violating international protocol, Monday downplayed the incident saying it ... Read more...

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US apologises for frisking Kalam in New York


November 13th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was frisked by the airport authorities in New York Sep 29, resulting in a strong Indian protest and a ... Read more...

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Immigration racket busted, three held in Delhi


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) An immigration racket involving the use of fake rubber stamps was busted with the arrest of three people at the international airport here Sunday, police ... Read more...

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Girl ‘air-born’ on Delhi-Toronto flight!


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A passenger Saturday gave birth to a girl on board a 14-hour Air India flight from Delhi to Toronto with the help of a woman ... Read more...

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Major plane accident averted in Chennai


September 24th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) over 300 passengers escaped a major air accident here Saturday when a flight cleared for take-off stood on the runway and another plane that was about ... Read more...

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Defiant Nepal Airlines rats on Air India, other peers


September 8th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 8 (IANS) After being forced to halt flights two days in a row following fears that mice were on board and becoming the butt of unflattering reports in ... Read more...

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Front tyres of Air India plane burst, no casualties


September 6th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) The front tyres of a Chennai-bound Air India flight burst after landing at Goa's Dabolim airport Tuesday morning. All 105 passengers were safe, officials said.Airport officials ... Read more...

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Plane removed, operations resume at Mumbai airport runway


September 5th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Nearly 75 hours after it skidded and got stuck in mud, the stranded Turkish Airlines plane was finally removed from the Mumbai airport runway early Monday, ... Read more...

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Air India flight makes emergency landing


August 30th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) An Air India flight with 123 people onboard made an emergency landing here Tuesday, an official said. All passengers are safe.Speaking to IANS, an airport authority ... Read more...

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Tyre burst in Air India flight


August 14th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) An Air India flight from Delhi suffered a tyre burst during landing at the airport here in Uttar Pradesh Sunday, an official said. All the ... Read more...

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‘Bird-hit might have caused Air India flight to turn back’


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A suspected bird hit caused a New York-bound Air India flight to return to the Indira Gandhi International Airport here an hour after it took off ... Read more...

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Air India flight skids off runway in Kanpur


July 20th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) An Air India flight carrying 54 passengers skidded off the runway at Kanpur's Chakeri airport Wednesday after landing from New Delhi. All the passengers were ... Read more...

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Sun TV senior executive arrested (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) A senior executive of Sun TV, W. Hans Raj Saxena, was arrested here Sunday in a cheating case.Police said Saxena, who was coming from Hyderabad by ... Read more...

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Sun TV MD arrested in cheating case


July 4th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) In a sudden development, Sun TV's managing director Hans Raj Saxena was arrested here Sunday in a cheating case. According to police, Saxena, who was coming ... Read more...

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Airport detentions on the rise for Bollywood stars


June 29th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) While they garner popularity for their roles, films, style quotient and lifestyle, Bollywood celebrities have also been grabbing eyeballs for their frequent detentions at airports.From ... Read more...

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Canada unveils Kanishka Project to honour Air India victims


June 24th, 2011 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, June 24 (IANS) To mark the 26th anniversary of the Air India bombing Thursday, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled a new memorial to the 329 victims and announced ... Read more...

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Canada unveils another memorial to Air India victims


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 23 (IANS) Canada will unveil another memorial to the 1985 Air Indian Kanishka bombing victims Thursday - the 26th anniversary of the tragedy.The new memorial will be unveiled ... Read more...

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Air India victims echo judge’s remarks on Sikh radicals


May 12th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 12 (IANS) Reacting to remarks of a Canadian judge, who headed the 1985 Air India bombing inquiry, in Chandigarh Tuesday that Sikh radicals were more active in Canada ... Read more...

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Kanishka victims did not get justice: Canadian judge


May 11th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) Former Canadian Supreme Court judge John C. Major, who headed the commission that probed the 1985 bombing of the Air India aircraft Kanishka, Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction ... Read more...

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Kanishka bombing: Dosanjh to challenge acquitted suspect in civil trial


May 7th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 7 (IANS) In an interesting twist to the Air India Kanishka bombing case Friday, former Canadian health minister Ujjal Dosanjh said he will challenge acquitted suspect Ripudaman Singh ... Read more...

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