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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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Ayesha Takia, Siddharth Mallya at loggerheads


February 7th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Actress Ayesha Takia is upset after a ground staff member of Kingfisher Airlines misbehaved with her younger sister Nisha at the airport.The worst airline, ... Read more...

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11 Comtel Air officials booked in Amritsar


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Nov 23 (IANS) Controversial private airline Comtel Air, which recently asked passengers to pay nearly 23,000 pounds mid-air to complete their journey from Amritsar to Birmingham in England, ... Read more...

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Airline staff held for passenger’s missing money


November 9th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Nov 9 (IANS) The Mizoram Police Wednesday arrested six ground staff of a private airline after a Kolkata-bound passenger's Rs.7 lakh in cash went missing.A police officer said the ... Read more...

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Panel to probe power outage at Delhi airport terminal


August 8th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The four-hour power outage Sunday at the year-old terminal at Indira Gandhi International Airport, which disrupted over 75 flights and distressed thousands of passengers, will ... Read more...

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Flights delayed at Delhi as T3 has blackout


August 7th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Several dozen domestic and international flights were delayed as Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport went without power for nearly four hours early ... Read more...

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Peter Crouch questioned over late night visit to airhostess’ flat in Dubai


March 28th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Footballer Peter Crouch was questioned by security in ultra-strict Dubai after he visited an airhostess' flat in the early hours of morning.Crouch, 30, had signed in as ... Read more...

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Brian McFadden involved in alleged drunken outburst on Virgin flight to Oz


February 17th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 17 (ANI): Former Westlife member Brian McFadden was detained by Federal Police at Sydney Airport after he allegedly got drunk and abusive on a Virgin flight from LA.McFadden, 30, was ... Read more...

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Baggage woes delay Air India passengers at T3


November 12th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Baggage and delay woes continued to trouble domestic passengers of national carrier Air India (AI) at the new terminal-3 (T3) of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport ... Read more...

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US woman kicked off from plane to make room for overweight teen


July 26th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): A passenger was left shocked after she was asked to leave a plane so that an overweight passenger could occupy two seats.The woman, who has asked her identity ... Read more...

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Canadian woman tries to jump out of flying plane


July 8th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 8 (IANS) A Canadian woman tried to jump out of a flying plane by trying to open the door. According to police, the flight operated by WestJet - Canada's largest ... Read more...

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Interim compensation disbursed to Air India plane crash victims


May 29th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore (Karnataka), May 29 (ANI): Air India management disbursed cheques as interim compensation to a few families of the victims of the ill-fated Mangalore Air India plane crash.The kin of Irshad Ahmed, ... Read more...

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Visa free travel for Chinese, Indian airline staff (Lead)


May 27th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Beijing, May 27 (IANS) The airline staff of India and China will henceforth enjoy visa free travel between their countries following an agreement signed during the visit of Indian ... Read more...

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India, China to cooperate on sports, airline staff visas


May 27th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) India and China Thursday inked an agreement on streamlining the visa system for airline staff and signed two memorandum of understandings (MoUs) for extending cooperation in the ... Read more...

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India, China sign three bilateral pacts


May 27th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 27 (ANI): India and China on Thursday signed three bilateral cooperation pacts, including two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) on the sidelines of President Pratibha Devisingh Patil's six-day visit to China.The ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court stays Air India strike


May 26th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed the ongoing strike by Air India employees till July 13. The court was hearing a petition filed by Air India's management the ... Read more...

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Jonathan uses N-word against airline staff: Report


May 18th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers was banned from boarding a United Airlines flight after he used racial slurs against an employee last month in a drunken outburst.As per ... Read more...

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Campbell gets angry when people she trusts let her down


May 5th, 2010 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell, who is well-known for her outbursts, insists she is not a "petulant diva" who throws phones at maids and slaps drivers when she doesn't ... Read more...

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‘I’m not just a bad-tempered diva’, insists Naomi Campbell


May 4th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Naomi Campbell has claimed that she is not just a "petulant diva", and only gets angry when people she trusts let her down.The supermodel has had to ... Read more...

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Durban’s new airport opens ahead of World Cup


May 1st, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 1 (DPA) A new 7.2-billion-rand ($986 million) airport went into service in South Africa's third largest city of Durban Saturday, a little over a month before the start of the ... Read more...

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Centre unhappy with Air India pilots strike: Praful Patel


September 29th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.29 (ANI): Appealing to the striking Air India pilots to end their four-day-old strike, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation (Independent charge) Praful Patel on Tuesday warned that if ... Read more...

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Rat delays Air India flight by 11 hours (Lead)


September 26th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 26 (IANS) Rat! It's that creature again that held up a London-bound Air India flight by nearly 11 hours from the Rajasansi airport here Saturday. Flight AI-187, which was scheduled to ... Read more...

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Rat delays Air India Amritsar-London flight


September 26th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 26 (IANS) A rat delayed a London-bound Air India flight from the Rajasansi airport here Saturday morning. Flight AI-187, which was scheduled to depart at 6.30 a.m. Saturday, had not left ... Read more...

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Drunken socialite strips, cavorts with passenger on Kingfisher Airlines flight


September 15th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): A drunken Brit socialite reportedly stripped to her knickers and cavorted with a male passenger in full view of fellow travellers on a Kingfisher Airlines flight from Bangalore ... Read more...

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Continental Airlines apologises to former President Dr. Kalam for frisking


July 22nd, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): A day after the Government ordered a probe into the frisking of former President Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the capital, the ... Read more...

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F.I.R filed against Continental Airlines in Kalam frisking incident


July 21st, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): A First Information Report was filed here on Tuesday against the Continental Airlines' concerned staff for frisking former President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam at the Indira ... Read more...

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Police case against airline staff for frisking Kalam


July 21st, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday registered a case against employees of the US carrier Continental Airlines for frisking former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in violation of Indian laws. "We have ... Read more...

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Cathay Pacific apologises for flight cancellation (Lead)


June 16th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Cathay Pacific Airways, which cancelled its New Delhi-Hong Kong flight Monday night minutes before the scheduled take-off, Tuesday apologised for the "inconvenience" caused to nearly 220 passengers. "We ... Read more...

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Passengers harassed as Cathay Pacific cancels flight


June 16th, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Nearly 220 passengers, many of them with small children, were subjected to hours of ordeal at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here Monday night after Hong ... Read more...

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Indian passengers accuse Air France of ill-treatment


May 12th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Indian passengers who travelled from Paris to Mumbai on an Air France flight that was delayed by 28 hours Tuesday alleged that the airline staff ill-treated them and ... Read more...

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20,000 Hong Kong airline staff asked to take unpaid leave


April 17th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, April 17 (DPA) Hong Kong's leading airlines Cathay Pacific and Dragonair Friday invited nearly 20,000 employees to take between one and four weeks of unpaid leave as part of a ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth on plane, then leaves baby behind


March 19th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 19 (DPA) A woman gave birth Thursday during a flight to Auckland from Apia on the Pacific island of Samoa and then left the baby behind when she got off ... Read more...

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Mickey Rourke stopped at Heathrow for carrying 36 kg of shoes!


February 15th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Oscar-nominated actor Mickey Rourke stunned airline staff at Heathrow when he turned up with a suitcase weighing 5.5 stone (around 36 kg) packed full of shoes.Rourke's bulging bag ... Read more...

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Pete Doherty cries after turning up late for flight


September 1st, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Troubled British singer Pete Doherty had a run in with airline staff after he turned up late for a flight to Salzburg and then started crying."I informed British ... Read more...

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Israeli couple forget daughter - but not their 18 suitcases!


August 5th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): An Israeli couple going for a European vacation boarded the flight with their 18 suitcases, but forgot their three-year-old daughter at the airport.The girl, youngest of the ... Read more...

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