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More Johannesburg-Mumbai flights


June 14th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) South African Airways Thursday said it will increase its flight frequency between Johannesburg-Mumbai to five services a week effective June 16 from the current four ... Read more...

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South African Airways is sole carrier on Mumbai-Johannesburg route


June 14th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) South African Airways, country's national carrier, has announced an addition to its current Johannesburg-Mumbai frequency starting Saturday, offering a five-days-a-week service. Due to an even stronger ... Read more...

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Emirates launches flights to Vietnam


January 5th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 4 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airlines Wednesday launched a daily non-stop flight from Dubai to Ho Chi Minh City.Emirates will operate an Airbus A330-200 in a two class configuration on ... Read more...

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100th aircraft to join Jet Airways fleet


November 17th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) India's largest private airline, Jet Airways has accepted delivery of its 100th aircraft, a swank new Boeing 737-800, a top company official said here Thursday.The airline ... Read more...

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Air France-KLM CEO Pierre-Henri Gourgeon resigns


October 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- European airline holding company Air France-KLM on Monday announced that its CEO, Pierre Henri Gourgeon, has submitted his resignation. Few details were immediately released, but the resignation came ... Read more...

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British Midland International airline starts London-Amritsar service


October 14th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 14 (IANS) British Midland International (BMI) airline Friday started direct flight operations between London and Amritsar."Our new connection to London offers unprecedented convenience and real value to UK-bound ... Read more...

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Jet Airways introduces mobile ticketing


June 24th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Offering flight ticket booking through mobile phones, Jet Airways Friday entered into a partnership with ngpay, giving fliers a convenient option to seamlessly book tickets on ... Read more...

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Body recovered from 2009 Air France flight


May 5th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- Search teams were able to recover a body of one of the 228 victims that died during Air France flight 447, which crashed in the Atlantic Ocean in ... Read more...

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Britain receives its largest military aircraft


April 19th, 2011 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Britain's largest military aircraft, which is nearly 60 metres long and has a wingspan of 60 metres, arrived in the country from Madrid to undergo intensive ... Read more...

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Bodies found, no black box among 2009 Air France crash wreckage


April 5th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- In the fourth Air France-Airbus sea search, bodies were located among the found wreckage of Air France flight 447, which went missing in the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 ... Read more...

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Delta flight from Amsterdam makes emergency landing in Mumbai


November 5th, 2010 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
MUMBAI (BNO NEWS) -- Delta airlines flight 70 from Amsterdam to Mumbai made an emergency landing in Mumbai on Thursday after concern over its cargo, the airline said.A Delta spokeswoman told BNO ... Read more...

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Dutch police arrest British terror suspect at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport


September 20th, 2010 - 4:12 am ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch police on Sunday morning arrested a British terror suspect aboard a Uganda-bound passenger plane at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, prosecutors said.The British citizen, who is of Somali ancestry, ... Read more...

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Sarkozy orders plane to rival Air Force One


August 1st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Nicolas Sarkozy's dream of having his own presidential aircraft to rival the US' Air Force One will soon come true as the French president has ordered an ... Read more...

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Hawaiian begins new era with A330 inaugural flight


June 6th, 2010 - 3:45 am ICT by BNO News
HONOLULU, HAWAII (BNO NEWS) -- Hawaiian Airlines on Saturday launched the inaugural flight of its new, wide-body Airbus A330-200 aircraft, from Honolulu to Los Angeles.Passengers on the inaugural flight were greeted at ... Read more...

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Libyan airplane crash DNA samples sent to UK laboratory for analysis


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) – DNA analysis and forensic work on the remains of the passengers who died in Afriqiyah Airways Flight 771 from Johannesburg crash-landed at Tripoli Airport will be carried out ... Read more...

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Boeing, US aviation officials to assist Air India crash probe (Lead)


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Officials from Boeing and the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will visit India to provide technical assistance to investigators after an Air India Express Boeing 737 ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to reconfigure 17 aircraft to all-economy seats


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) As demand for premium class seats continues to be low, leading Indian private carrier Jet Airways is reconfiguring the seats in at least 17 aircraft to ... Read more...

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Kingfisher to start New Delhi-London flight


February 17th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Private carrier Kingfisher Airlines will start daily non-stop flights from New Delhi to London and back from March 28. "This will be a daily non-stop flight from New ... Read more...

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Qantas pilots suspended after forgetting to lower landing gear


November 4th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 4 (DPA) Two Qantas pilots were suspended Wednesday after forgetting to lower landing gear as they came in to land at busy Sydney airport. The Boeing 767 was just 700 feet ... Read more...

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Jet to start new Dhaka-Mumbai daily flight


August 28th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 28 (IANS) India's Jet Airways will launch new daily direct flights on the Mumbai-Dhaka route beginning mid-September, the company announced. Bangladesh aviation industry people, however, said for either business or tourism ... Read more...

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Air France flight crashed into Atlantic vertically, says report


July 3rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, July 3 (ANI): The Air France flight that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean last month, killing all 228 people on board plunged vertically from the sky so suddenly that passengers and ... Read more...

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Air France crash plane not destroyed in flight: Official


July 2nd, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 2 (DPA) The Air France Airbus A330-200 that crashed into the Atlantic one month ago was not destroyed in flight, an official with the French Office of Accident Investigation (BEA) ... Read more...

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Child survives Yemenia Airlines crash in Comoros


June 30th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
A young child is the first survivor to be hauled from the Indian Ocean following the crash of a Yemenia Airways flight in the Comoros earlier today.Captain Abdulkhalek al-Kadi, chairman of ... Read more...

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Yemeni Airbus crashes in Indian Ocean at Comoros


June 30th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
An Airbus A310-300 from Yemen with 153 people on board crashed into choppy seas as it tried to land in bad weather on the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros today.An official ... Read more...

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Jet Airways inducts two new Boeing aircraft


June 29th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways Monday inducted two Boeing 737 aircraft into its fleet. The two 135-seat aircraft would formally start operations July 7 and connect metros with smaller ... Read more...

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Body of Air France pilot identified


June 25th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 25 (DPA) Authorities have identified the body of the chief pilot of the Air France aircraft that plunged into the Atlantic June 1 with 228 people aboard, the airline said ... Read more...

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Air France AF447 black boxes NOT found


June 23rd, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
French authorities have denied reports in the prestigious French daily newspaper La Monde that the black box data recorders from crashed Air France flight AF447 have been located. Investigators from the French ... Read more...

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Air France AF447 black boxes found


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Respected French daily newspaper La Monde is reporting that French ships in the Atlantic have pinpointed the location of the black boxes data recorders from doomed Air France AF447. According to the ... Read more...

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Jetstar emergency landing in Guam


June 11th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by GD
A Japan-Australia flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Guam following the break out of afire. Jetstar airbus A330- 200 is a passenger fight from Japan to Australia. It is ... Read more...

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Chances dim for recovery of black boxes: Air France


June 11th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 11 (DPA) The chances of recovering the black boxes of the Air France jet that crashed into the Atlantic last week are slim, the carrier's head, Pierre-Henri Gourgeon, said here ... Read more...

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Cockpit fire diverts Australian jet to Guam


June 11th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 11 (DPA) A fire in the cockpit of a Jetstar Airways passenger jet flying from Japan to Australia forced its diversion to Guam Thursday, the airline said. The Airbus A330-200 is ... Read more...

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Air France replacing airspeed sensors on Airbus fleet: Report


June 10th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Paris/Sao Paulo, June 10 (DPA) Air France has replaced two of three airspeed sensors on its entire fleet of Airbus A330 and A340 jets, according to a media report Wednesday. The carrier replaced ... Read more...

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41 bodies recovered from Air France crash site (Lead)


June 10th, 2009 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro/Paris, June 10 (DPA) Recovery teams have pulled an additional 17 bodies out of the Atlantic Ocean off Brazil, bringing the total number of bodies retrieved after last week's Air ... Read more...

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24 bodies recovered from Air France crash


June 9th, 2009 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, June 9 (DPA) The number of bodies recovered from the Air France flight that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean last week rose to 24, Brazilian authorities said. Another eight bodies from ... Read more...

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Three more bodies recovered in Air France crash (Second Lead)


June 7th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Paris/Sao Paulo, June 7 (DPA) The Brazilian Air Force said Sunday that three more bodies from the Air France Airbus plane crash had been recovered from the Atlantic Ocean. An air force spokesman ... Read more...

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