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First Dreamliner aircraft delivered to Air India in the US


September 6th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Flag carrier Air India Thursday took charge of the first of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft at Charleston in South Carolina in the US, ahead ... Read more...

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Kingfisher pilots go on strike, five flights cancelled


July 10th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A section of debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines' pilots Tuesday went on strike over non-payment of salaries and other dues for the past five months, leading to ... Read more...

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Stranded Air India passengers to land in Delhi by 3 p.m. (Second Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The 122 Air India passengers and six crew members stuck in Pakistan after an emergency landing early Monday of their Abu Dhabi-Delhi flight are now ... Read more...

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Air India forms committee to implement Dharmadhikari report


June 21st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) In the first major move to resolve the human resources issues dogging Air India, a committee of top officials of the airline met here Thursday ... Read more...

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Man held in Delhi for hoax bomb call


June 18th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A 29-year-old man was arrested here for making a hoax bomb call in a bid to delay a flight for which he had got delayed, ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots move court over non-payment of dues


June 12th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A section of striking Air India pilots Tuesday said they have moved the Delhi High Court against the non-payment of their salaries for March."Our strike ... Read more...

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Air India pilots stick to stand, airline to go for hiring (Second Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Downplaying the threat by Air India that it will hire new pilots, a section of agitating aviators who have been on strike for the past ... Read more...

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Judicial panel to probe air crash: Gilani


April 21st, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday ordered the formation of a judicial commission to probe the deadly air-crash near here.The Bhoja Airlines flight with ... Read more...

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All on board dead in Pakistan plane crash


April 21st, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) All 127 people on board the Bhoja Airlines flight that crashed near here have died and their bodies have been shifted to a hospital for ... Read more...

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Operations at IGI airport normal after aerobridge operators’ strike (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Operations at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here, hit after a late Thursday night strike by a section of contracted aerobridge operators, returned to ... Read more...

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Operations at IGI airport normal after aerobridge operators’ strike


April 13th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Operations at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here, hit after a late Thursday night strike by a section of contracted aerobridge operators, returned to ... Read more...

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Woman delivers stillborn baby at Chennai airport


February 16th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) A woman from Andhra Pradesh gave birth to a stillborn baby at the Chennai airport Thursday morning after she was denied permission to board a flight ... Read more...

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Stranded passengers throng Jammu airport


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 18 (IANS) With the Jammu-Srinagar highway cut off due to snow, hundreds thronged the airport here Wednesday desperately seeking to fly to the Kashmir Valley, leading to chaotic ... Read more...

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Bees on a Yakutia Airline flight to Moscow creates panic


August 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Passengers in a Moscow-bound flight were given a scare when bees on the plane went on the loose. Daily Mail reports that two swarms of the insects ... Read more...

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Passenger dies on Indigo flight


July 21st, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A passenger on Indigo's Ahmedabad-New Delhi flight died on the plane en route to New Delhi, airline officials said Wednesday.The passenger, identified as Pradeep Kumar, ... Read more...

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Mangalore air crash: Rs.75 lakh for each victim’s kin (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kochi, July 20 (IANS) National carrier Air India is set to pay Rs.75 lakh ($168,000) each to the families of 158 passengers killed in the Mangalore crash last year, ... Read more...

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Air India confident of Boeing-787 induction by year-end


July 17th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) National carrier Air India Sunday said that it is confident of inducting the Boeing-787 Dreamliner, that was here on a demonstration flight, by year-end."We now ... Read more...

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Airlines asked to explain on price hike by May 25


May 14th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Officials of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) will meet private airline officials May 25 to seek their explanation on the sudden hike in fares ... Read more...

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Airlines quizzed on fare hike during Air India stir


May 13th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Friday met representatives of private airlines seeking an explanation for the sudden hike in fares during the 10-day strike ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport runways re-open after being shut for five hours


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 23 (ANI): Flights in and out of Mumbai were drastically rescheduled today after both runways at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport remained closed for five hours from 11.30 a.m. to ... Read more...

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Guns being smuggled into Britain on passenger flights


January 25th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Dozens of handguns were brought into Britain on passenger flights from the US and then delivered to criminal gangs, a media report said.Steven Greenoe, 37, allegedly smuggled more ... Read more...

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Southwest Airlines Introduces New Frequent Flier Program


January 7th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recently, the Southwest Airlines announced a new program that will earn buyers points on the basis of the cost of the tickets and the type of ... Read more...

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Govt. allows flight movements in reduced visibility, changes rules


December 26th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.26 (ANI): The Civil Aviation Ministry today changed rules to allow flight movements in reduced visibility conditions as fog had disrupted flight operations from Delhi causing inconvenience to passengers.Around 38 ... Read more...

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Continental Announces FareLock Scheme To Hike Revenue


December 14th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Continental Airlines has said that it will offer the passengers a scheme to hold a reservation and lock it for a quoted price for a ... Read more...

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Richard Kahui refuses to kiss a gay on Air New Zealand safety video; scene cut


December 13th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Air New Zealand has now planned to axe the scene in their safety video in which Richard Kahui refuses to kiss a male flight personnel. The ... Read more...

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Qantas Airplane Hit By Break Snag At Melbourne


November 30th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Melbourne, Nov 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Qantas, the Australian airline known for its near flawless safety records faced a hiccup in recently when a Qantas plane headed for Sydney developed a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Emirates Airline indicted for flight mishandling (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 7 (IANS) India's Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has indicted Emirates Airline for the manner in which the pilot and other officials handled its Dubai-Kochi flight on April 25 ... Read more...

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DGCA indicts Emirates Airlines


November 7th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 7 (IANS) The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has indicted Emirates Airline for the manner in which the pilot and other officials handled its Dubai-Kochi flight on April 25 ... Read more...

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Finnair to make Helsinki-Delhi operations a daily service


November 7th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Nov 7 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Sunday said it will launch a daily service from Helsinki to the Indian capital from January."The addition of new flights to our most important ... Read more...

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Allegiant Air Is All Set To Add 16 Seats In Its Airplanes


September 14th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American low cost airline Allegiant Air recently made an announcement where the officials said that they will add 16 more seats to its MD-80 airplanes. ... Read more...

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Amisha Patel Faces Rude Treatment At Kolkata Airport


September 10th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Bollywood actress Amisha Patel has reportedly faced a very bad experience on her trip to Kolkata yesterday. She was in the city for some professional commitment but ... Read more...

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India demand spurs daily Delhi service by Finnair (Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Helsinki, Sep 7 (IANS) Buoyed by some strong demand from India even during the difficult times for global carriers during the past few years, Nordic airline Finnair is starting a ... Read more...

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Jetblue Flight Attendant Slides Into Immortality


August 14th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 39 year old Steven Slater may not have expected the popularity that he was bestowed with while sliding down towards joblessness, but his story has surely ... Read more...

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Finnair reports strong Asian growth


July 10th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, July 10 (IANS) Lifted by robust demand on the India sector, Nordic carrier Finnair has reported a 26 percent growth in Asian traffic this summer. "The demand for Asian traffic is growing ... Read more...

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There could be more survivors: Air India


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) There could be more survivors in Saturday's Air India Expres air crash at Mangalore than eight of its passengers being treated for injuries at hospitals in the city, ... Read more...

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