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Passenger plane crashes in Russia’s Far East, killing 10


September 13th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
PALANA, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small regional airliner crashed as it was preparing to land at an airport in northeastern Russia on early Wednesday afternoon, killing ten people and injuring four ... Read more...

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Asaram Bapu survives chopper crash, probe ordered


August 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu and four others had a providential escape Wednesday when a private helicopter he was flying in crash-landed in Godhra in Gujarat, ... Read more...

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China to open up its low-altitude airspace


August 24th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) China will relax a ban on the use of low-altitude airspace across the country starting 2013, air traffic authorities said. A series of reforms will be ... Read more...

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Lack of sleep can slow you down


July 29th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) If you sleep only for five to six hours, it is bound to affect your work negatively. Experts recommend eight hours of sleep for ideal health ... Read more...

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European companies make a bee line for Kannur airport


June 25th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) European companies are making a bee line to get contracts for the proposed Rs.1,400 crore Kannur International Airport in Kerala where work is about to commence, ... Read more...

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Pre-departure clearance to aircraft to be upgraded


June 20th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Pre-departure clearance to aircraft by Air Traffic Control (ATC) in India is all set for a major technology upgradation as the Airports Authority of India ... Read more...

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Foreign plane detained at Jaipur (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India has detained a foreign-operated chartered plane, flying from Karachi to Dhaka, at Jaipur after it deviated from its flight path and flew over a ... Read more...

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Minor fire in Mumbai-bound flight, no casualties


May 28th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) A minor fire broke out in an engine of a Riyadh-Mumbai Jet Airways flight shortly after landing early Monday, necessitating an emergency situation at the Chhatrapati ... Read more...

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Andhra orders probe into ‘misuse’ of official chopper


May 13th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Sunday ordered a probe into the alleged misuse of his official helicopter by a pilot and a technician.The ... Read more...

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Jharkhand CM survives nasty chopper crash (Evening Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda suffered multiple injuries Wednesday when the helicopter in which he was travelling with his wife developed a technical snag and ... Read more...

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India returns Bangladeshi Air Force cadet to Dhaka (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Bangladeshi Air Force cadet, who force-landed his trainer plane on the Indian side of the border in West Bengal due to bad weather, was ... Read more...

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India to return Bangladesh Air Force cadet to Dhaka


April 26th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Bangladeshi Air Force cadet, who force-landed his trainer plane on the Indian side of the border in West Bengal due to bad weather, will ... Read more...

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Agartala airport to be air hub


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 2 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a plan to make the airport here an air hub to expand connectivity between India's northeast and neighbouring ... Read more...

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Israel raids Palestinian TV stations in Ramallah


March 1st, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
RAMALLAH, West Bank (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli soldiers raided two Palestinian television stations in the West Bank city of Ramallah on early Wednesday morning, Palestinian media reported. A large Israeli military force along ... Read more...

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Pilot says mom, passengers hear ‘bomb’


February 27th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) A pilot in the US caused a mid-air scare when he wished happy birthday to a "mom" aboard his plane but passengers instead thought he was ... Read more...

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Plane with William, Kate in runway scare


February 12th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Prince William and his wife Kate had the scare of their lives after a plane carrying them narrowly avoided colliding with another aircraft which had ... Read more...

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Jet Airways flight aborts take-off


February 8th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) A Jet Airways flight bound for Goa was forced to abort take-off Wednesday following an incoming Indigo Airlines flight on the same runway, officials said.However, officials ... Read more...

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When the Indian armed forces put down a Maldivian coup


February 7th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The regime change in Maldives Tuesday had many oldtimers recalling Operation Cactus in November 1988 when the Indian armed forces went into the archipelago nation ... Read more...

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14 airports to get new air surveillance technology


February 7th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 7 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is to introduce a new radar-based air surveillance system at 14 airports across the country for better control of aircraft ... Read more...

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Aborted take-off by Air India Express pilot being probed: DGCA


January 27th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Friday said it is looking into an incident of aborted take-off involving an Air India Express flight ... Read more...

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When Omar had to wait out a traffic jam


January 20th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 20 (IANS) The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir was in for a lot of traffic hurdles Friday morning as he waited for a flight to Srinagar from ... Read more...

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Dog scare at Pakistani Kashmir airport!


January 11th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane due to land at Gilgit airport in Pakistan-administered Kashmir was told to abort the landing as there was a ... Read more...

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Blaze at IGI cargo terminal, offices gutted (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) A major fire broke out at one of the cargo terminals of Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport early Thursday, gutting offices of several airlines. ... Read more...

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China improves flight punctuality


December 27th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Flight punctuality has been improving in China this year from a year ago despite the rapid increase of flights, a senior official said.From January to November, ... Read more...

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Duty time limits for Air Traffic Control officers planned


December 21st, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) To ensure a work force free of stress and fatigue, the government Wednesday said it is considering placing a limit on the duty time for ... Read more...

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Bodies of missing South Korean pilots found months after crash


October 30th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL (BNO NEWS) -- The bodies of two pilots of an Asiana Airlines cargo plane which crashed in the sea off a South Korean island in late July have been recovered, police ... Read more...

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U.S. FAA launches website for pilots and public about laser incidents


October 28th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday announced that it has launched a new website for pilots and the public to report laser incidents and obtain ... Read more...

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Super jumbo makes emergency landing at Hyderabad airport


October 23rd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) The world's largest airplane, the Airbus A-380, made an emergency landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) near here in the early hours of Sunday ... Read more...

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No disinvestment in Air India: Minister


October 20th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Thursday said the government was not considering selling its stake in the national carrier Air India."There is no such ... Read more...

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Military plane crashes in western Nepal, killing 6


October 18th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by BNO News
DHORPATAN, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- A military plane carrying six people, including a patient, crashed in the western region of Nepal on early Tuesday evening, officials said. There were no survivors. The accident ... Read more...

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Man killed by propeller of small plane at Indonesian airport


October 16th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by BNO News
MAKASSAR, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A man was killed at an Indonesian airport on early Saturday morning when he was hit in the face by the propeller of a small plane, local ... Read more...

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Iraq takes airspace responsibility for first time since 2003


October 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 13 (IANS) Iraq has taken control of its airspace for the first time since the US-led invasion in 2003, the US embassy in Baghdad said Thursday."On October 1, ... 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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U.S. pilot among three killed in small plane crash in Indonesia


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small aircraft crashed in a remote area in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua on Thursday afternoon, killing three people, including a U.S. national, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Air cargo operations launched from Ojhar airport


September 20th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 20 (IANS) Air cargo operations supported by state-of-the-art facilities have been started from Ojhar airport, on the outskirts of this pilgrim and industrial centre in northern Maharashtra, ... Read more...

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