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China signs deal for 50 Airbus planes


August 30th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) China and Germany Thursday signed a series of documents, including a procurement deal for 50 Airbus planes. The signing ceremony was attended by Chinese Premier Wen ... Read more...

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CSKA Moscow land Aeroflot sponsorship deal


July 18th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) National carrier Aeroflot has become a general partner of Russian Premier League side CSKA Moscow in a $9 million sponsorship deal that also sees the ... Read more...

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Dragonair to link Kolkata and Hong Kong


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) International air carrier Dragonair, a part of Cathay Pacific Group, will launch a new service between Hong Kong and Kolkata, the company announced Wednesday.The service to ... Read more...

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Etihad launches flights to Iraq’s Basra


April 16th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has launched a flight from Abu Dhabi to Basra in Iraq.The new Airbus A320 ... Read more...

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US airlines captain gives mid-air scare to passengers


March 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Passengers in an American airliner had to wrestle an off-duty pilot to the floor when he started running around the packed jet shouting -- "We're all ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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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Etihad to increase flights to Riyadh


September 20th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Etihad Airways will increase flights to Riyadh from a daily service to 13 a week from Oct 30.The extra services, to be operated ... Read more...

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American Airlines orders 460 new planes from Boeing and Airbus


July 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by BNO News
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, on Wednesday announced a huge order with Airbus and Boeing to acquire 460 new aircraft ... Read more...

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Air India to get demo-trial on Boeing 787 next week


July 6th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) National carrier Air India, which is expected to receive its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft in the fourth quarter of the year, will get its ... Read more...

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Faulty alarm causes GoAir flight to make emergency landing


June 6th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A faulty smoke detector on board a GoAir flight was blamed by officials Monday for an emergency landing made by the aircraft here at IGI ... Read more...

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Etihad to fly to Seychelles


May 27th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 26 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has announced that it will commence operations to the Seychelles' largest island of Mahe from Nov 1.Etihad will operate four ... Read more...

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Air India’s subsidiary starts pilot recruitment


May 17th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) National carrier Air India's low-cost subsidiary Alliance Air Tuesday started a pilot recruitment campaign, intended to help the airline to tide over any future strike ... Read more...

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Air India extends promotional airfare scheme till May 19 (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) National carrier Air India Thursday extended its promotional scheme of 50 percent off on tickets till May 19 as the airline, recovering from a crippling ... Read more...

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Air India operates 216 domestic flights, lower fares to continue (Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) National carrier Air India Tuesday said it was operating 216 domestic flights and the number would eventually reach the normal frequency of 225, even as ... Read more...

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Mexico flies first plane with bio-fuel


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 3 (IANS) Mexico has carried out the country's first flight using fuel made from plants in an Airbus A320 plane.Domestic carrier Interjet and Airbus carried out the ... Read more...

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Successful biofuel flight conducted in Mexico


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 3 (IANS/EFE) European aircraft manufacturer Airbus and Mexican budget airline Interjet successfully conducted the first Jatropha-based biofuel flight in Mexico.The demonstration flight from Mexico City to the ... Read more...

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Kingfisher flight returns to Mumbai after technical glitch


January 19th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) A Kingfisher flight, which took off from here for Bhubaneswar, returned to Mumbai soon afterwards Wednesday and made a precautionary landing due to a technical problem, an airline ... Read more...

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IndiGo to buy 180 Airbus aircrafts


January 12th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Leading low cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Wednesday signed a deal with European aircraft manufacturer Airbus for buying 180 A320 aircrafts."IndiGo has signed a memorandum of understanding for ... Read more...

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China’s Comac gets orders for 100 C919 jets


November 16th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (Comac) on Tuesday said it finalized orders for 100 150-seat C919 jets on the sidelines of the Airshow China 2010.According to Comac, ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plotting new Lockerbie-style bombings


November 1st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) The Al Qaeda may be planning to conduct new "Lockerbie-style" atrocities, and Britain could be among the frontline targets, experts have said.Fears of a new Lockerbie-style bombing ... Read more...

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Dubai parcel bomb was flown in on two passenger planes


November 1st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 1 (ANI): One of the two bombs posted from Yemen last week was transported on two passenger planes before being seized in Dubai, it was revealed today.The Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Indian company eyeing to capitalize on UK’s low interest rates


October 3rd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3(ANI): An Indian company which makes wing parts for the Airbus A320 is planning to expand its operations in Britain because of the low interest rates in the country.Dynamatic Technologies, ... Read more...

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Russia’s S7 Airlines to join oneworld alliance in November


September 25th, 2010 - 3:05 am ICT by BNO News
VANCOUVER, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- Russia's S7 Airlines will become part of oneworld alliance effective Monday, 15 November, offering the alliance's full range of services and benefits from then and expanding its ... Read more...

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JetBlue passenger plane blows tire upon landing at Sacramento Int’l Airport


August 27th, 2010 - 3:48 am ICT by BNO News
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A JetBlue passenger plane blew a tire while landing at Sacramento International Airport on early Thursday afternoon, federal officials said.JetBlue flight 262 left Long Beach Airport at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pilots quit Philippine Airlines for higher-paying jobs


July 31st, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, July 31 (DPA) The Philippines' flag carrier Saturday cancelled about a dozen domestic and international flights after several pilots resigned for higher-paying jobs with foreign airlines. Dozens of flights were also delayed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chilean airline to buy 50 new Airbus planes


July 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Jul 21 (IANS/EFE) Chile's LAN Airlines has said it will buy 50 Airbus planes as part of a deal worth $4.15 billion between 2012 and 2016. Under the agreement, the airline will ... Read more...

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Russian airline comes up with raunchiest ad ever


June 28th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 28 (ANI): A Russian airline has come up with a new raunchy ad featuring bikini-clad flight attendants washing planes.Moscow-based start-up airline Avianova's promotional ad shows women stripping out of their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

JetBlue flight forced to return to Newark after engine cover falls off during take-off


April 5th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by admin
By Michael van Poppel NEWARK, NEW JERSEY (THAINDIAN NEWS) -- A JetBlue passenger plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport after the cover of an engine ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brace For Impact: A Hero’s Story


January 11th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sunday night saw the Brace For Impact:The Chelsey B. Sullenberger Story being aired on TLC at 9.00 PM ET/PT. Brace For Impact is the story of ... Read more...

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Chilean airline to buy 30 jets for $2 bn


December 24th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Dec 24 (IANS/EFE) Chilean flagship airline LAN has signed a deal to purchase 30 Airbus A320 jets at a price of around $1.97 billion, the company said, adding that they will ... Read more...

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Etihad launches Abu Dhabi-Hyderabad flight


November 12th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Etihad Airways of the United Arab Emirates has launched services to Hyderabad, its seventh destination in India. Etihad is the first airline to operate flights between Abu Dhabi and ... Read more...

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Northwest pilots lose their licenses


October 29th, 2009 - 2:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday revoked the licenses of the two Northwest Airlines pilots Timothy Cheney of Gig Harbor, Wash., the captain, and Richard Cole ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US pilots lose licence after being lost on flight


October 28th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (DPA) Two airline pilots have had their licences withdrawn after they overflew their destination and were lost for more than an hour while they were toying with their personal ... Read more...

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Air India brawl scales new heights


October 6th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a very disgusting incident, the pilots and crewmembers of an Air India flight got into a full-scaled brawl with each other. The safety of ... Read more...

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Air India brawl at 30,000 feet


October 6th, 2009 - 2:52 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a weird incident, Air India pilots and other crewmembers had a major brawl high up in the plane when the plane was already cruising at 30,000 ... Read more...

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