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Air India turbulence injures passengers, probe ordered (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) India's aviation regulator has ordered a probe after several people on an Air India Delhi-Shanghai flight were injured in air turbulence and the commander declined to ... 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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Air India evacuates 3,000 Indians from Libya


March 3rd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Flag carrier Air India Thursday said it had brought back around 3,000 Indians from Tripoli, the capital of strife-torn Libya, since it began evacuation operations ... Read more...

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Air India evacuates around 2,200 Indians


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Air India Wednesday said it has brought back 2,200 Indians from Tripoli, the capital of strife-torn Libya, since it began evacuation operations Feb 26."Air India ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to evacuate Indians from Libya


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Private airline Jet Airways will operate its first flight to Tripoli, the capital of strife-torn Libya, Wednesday night to evacuate Indians stranded there, a Jet ... Read more...

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3,500 Indians would be back from Libya by Wednesday: Krishna


March 1st, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday assured that the evacuation of Indians from violence-torn Libya was going on smoothly and over 3,500 people would have returned home ... Read more...

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Two more flights bring back 600 Indians from Libya


March 1st, 2011 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Two special Air India flights carrying around 600 Indians fleeing violence-torn Libya arrived at the the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi in the early hours ... Read more...

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Libya unrest: 68 Indians land in Mumbai, 3,000 more on the way (Intro Night Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) With India intensifying Operation Safe Homecoming, around 3,000 Indians are expected to be evacuated by two chartered ships in the next few days as a third batch ... Read more...

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Libya unrest: 68 Indians land in Mumbai, 3,000 more on the way


February 28th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) With India intensifying Operation Safe Homecoming, around 3,000 Indians are expected to be evacuated by two chartered ships in the next few days as a third batch ... Read more...

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India to evacuate nationals from Libya via air, sea, land (Intro Roundup)


February 26th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) With the situation in Libya expected to become more violent in the days to come, India Friday mapped out elaborate plans to evacuate most of its 18,000 ... Read more...

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India to evacuate nationals from Libya on war footing (Roundup)


February 25th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) With the situation in Libya expected to get bloodier in the days to come, India has drawn up elaborate plans to evacuate most of its 18,000 nationals ... Read more...

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Boeing withdraws from Indian midair tanker tender


January 20th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Boeing has withdrawn from the midair tanker tender floated by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in September 2010.That leaves only the European Airbus A330 MRTT and the ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to start direct Delhi-Milan flight Dec 5


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways will connect New Delhi with Milan, the fashion and design capital of Italy, with daily direct flights from Dec 5, the airline announced here ... Read more...

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Swiss airlines starts weekly Zurich-Goa service


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 2 (IANS) Swiss International airlines has started a weekly charter service between Zurich and Goa, a company official said here Tuesday. "Swiss customers could now directly fly to Goa, one of ... Read more...

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Germany “nastily surprised” over non-conclusion of defence deal, alleges political grounds


January 29th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): On the eve of German President Horst Kohler's India visit, which begins on February 1, Germany has expressed deep disappointment over rejection by India of the ... Read more...

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Stowaway being quizzed, Air India passes the buck (Overall Lead)


December 27th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jaipur, Dec 27 (IANS) The stowaway who sneaked onboard an Air India Medina-Jaipur flight by hiding in the toilet was Sunday interrogated by Rajasthan police, which said the airline was to ... Read more...

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Stowaway posed no threat to passengers: Air India


December 27th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The stowaway who sneaked onboard an Air India Medina-Jaipur flight Saturday by hiding in the toilet had posed no threat to the aircraft and its passengers, the ... Read more...

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IAF’s mid-air refueller deal awaits finance ministry’s nod


December 14th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force's (IAF) deal for mid-air refuellers has been delayed as it awaits the approval of the finance ministry, Defence Minister A.K. Antony revealed Monday. The ... Read more...

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Sayali, Boman, Amrita Rao join Childrens Day celebrations


November 14th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Bollywood actors Sayali Bhagat, Boman Irani and Amrita Rao joined in a 'Flight of Fantasy' for underprivileged children and a trip for youngsters at Jet Airlines' Flight Simulator ... Read more...

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Finnair to restart Mumbai operations from October


May 3rd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Hoping for a revival of passenger demand, Nordic carrier Finnair has decided to restart its Mumbai operations from October even as it has inducted a new fleet ... Read more...

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‘Long distance flights with stopovers more eco-efficient’


February 23rd, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Long distance flights with stopovers are more efficient, an expert in the field says, pointing out that a Delhi-New York flight with a stopover in Europe can ... Read more...

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Finnair’s Asian flights carried 1.3 mn passengers in 2008


January 12th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Jan 12 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair's traffic grew in 2008 by 10 percent compared with the previous year, with Asian traffic alone growing by 16.5 percent, the airline said.The average revenue ... Read more...

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Unruly passenger forces Qatar Airways to divert flight


July 12th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) A Bangkok-bound Qatar Airways flight was diverted to Mumbai early Saturday after a passenger misbehaved on board, an airport official here said. The passenger, identified as Fahad Mohammed ... Read more...

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Boeing files protest against USAF tanker contract


March 11th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 11 (IANS) The Boeing Company Tuesday filed a formal protest asking the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the decision by the US Air Force to award a contract ... Read more...

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