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Russian airline orders 20 Airbus planes


July 13th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Farnborough (Britain), July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's fourth-largest airline UTair has signed an order contract for 20 Airbus A321 airliners.The deal was signed at the Farnborough Air Show in Britain ... Read more...

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Pakistan may buy new Sukhoi superjets


May 9th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pakistan's Air Indus airline has shown interest in buying eight Sukhoi Superjet 100 airplanes, the Russian manufacturer said Wednesday."The client is interested in purchasing eight ... Read more...

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Terror plot to bomb US-bound plane foiled (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The US and other intelligence agencies broke up a terrorist plot to bomb a US-bound airliner and seized an explosive device, similar to the ones ... Read more...

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Plot to blow up US-bound jet foiled


May 8th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The US and other intelligence agencies thwarted a plot to bomb a US-bound airliner and seized an explosive device, similar to ones previously used by ... Read more...

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Airbus finds a fix for their A380 wing cracks


January 28th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Plane maker Airbus has announced that the company has found a simple fix for the superjumbo wing cracks. The problem seems to affect the A380 model of ... Read more...

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US fines airline $900,000 for tarmac delays


November 15th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS/EFE) The US Department of Transportation fined American Eagle Airlines $900,000 for keeping 600 passengers waiting on the runway for more than three hours in 15 of ... Read more...

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US fines airline $900,000 for tarmac delays


November 15th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS/EFE) The US Department of Transportation fined American Eagle Airlines $900,000 for keeping 600 passengers waiting on the runway for more than three hours in 15 of ... Read more...

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Russian airline to buy four Airbus A380s


October 28th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Transaero, one of the country's largest airlines, has signed a deal with the European Airbus consortium to buy four A-380 airliners worth around $1.5 ... Read more...

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Obama: Al-Qaeda leader Bin Laden killed in Pakistan


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- In a historic announcement, U.S. President Barack Obama on late Sunday evening announced that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. operation ... Read more...

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Counter-terrorism in UK tougher since last Royal wedding


April 17th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 17 (ANI): British authorities facing a range of potential threats are launching an unprecedented security operation in preparation for the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton to ... Read more...

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Mexican airline flight attendants pose for Playboy


April 6th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 6 (IANS/EFE) A group of flight attendants from Mexicana airlines, which has been in limbo since suspending operations last year, pose almost nude in this month's edition ... Read more...

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Looted Libyan arms may land in hands of terrorists, warn experts


March 4th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York/Washington, Mar. 4 (ANI): Security analysts say the armed uprising in Libya could see looted weapons in wide circulation, and landing in the hands of terrorists.Photographs and video from the ongoing ... Read more...

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Oil shock threatens airlines recovery


February 25th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Whoever said the world is a global village is very right. Whatever happens in one country quickly ripples its effects on the whole planet.The airline industry ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Airlines try to increase fares yet again


February 24th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The violence in the Middle East has pushed the price of oil to two-year high and that has caused a lot of worry for some of the ... Read more...

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Egypt unrest: Malaysia may fly out more of its nationals


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 10 (IANS) Malaysia, which has flown out 5,000 of its nationals from Egypt, would mount another operation if the situation there worsens, says Prime Minister Mohammed Najib Tun Abdul ... Read more...

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Snow puts a dampener on Super Bowl flights


February 5th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of fans hoping to fly early to Dallas for the Super Bowl were left stranded when their flights were cancelled on Friday due to snowstorm. The ... Read more...

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Airlines to show Super Bowl 2011 on airplanes


February 1st, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Passengers who will unfortunately find themselves in the air during the Super Bowl may still watch it live.The service though is not available in all airlines ... Read more...

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World’s most advanced Dreamliner jet to roll out soon


January 14th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the world's most advanced and fuel-efficient passenger jet whose delivery has been delayed six times since the 2008 deadline, is likely to enter ... Read more...

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Airbus lands record order from Indian Airliner Indigo


January 12th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indian airliner, IndiGo has placed an order for about 180 Airbus planes.The budget airliner will pay about $15.6 billion for the planes and the deal ... Read more...

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Air New Zealand unveils ‘cuddle class seating’


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Air New Zealand’s innovation is being hailed as the most important development of air travel for decades. That is the “Cuddle Class.”Air New Zealand has finally ... Read more...

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US-allies plan more sanctions against Iran


December 11th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Dec 11 (ANI): The United States and its allies have planned new sanctions against Iran with an intention to force that country into suspending its production of nuclear fuel, according ... Read more...

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Two coalition troops killed in Afghan violence


November 7th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two coalition service members were killed in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Saturday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Sunday.ISAF said the service members were ... Read more...

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Air New Zealand to provide ‘cuddle class’ for some more comfort


October 27th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Air New Zealand is providing its passengers more than just a seat.The airliner has announced that from April 2011, they will offer a “cuddle class” on their ... Read more...

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President Obama to speak at Pentagon Memorial Service on 9/11


September 8th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama will speak at the Pentagon Memorial Service in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 ... Read more...

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JetBlue flight attendant who lost his cool gets bail


August 11th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) The JetBlue flight attendant who flipped out after his plane landed at JFK and then escaped using the emergency chute is a self-professed "bag Nazi" who was ... Read more...

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Rescue efforts continue in Leh, 500 still missing


August 9th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) After a night's halt, thousands of rescue workers fanned out across Jammu and Kashmir's Leh town Monday, three days after after a cloudburst caused flash floods, killing 132 ... Read more...

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Black box inventor dies


July 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 21 (DPA) David Warren, the Australian who invented the black box flight-data recorder 54 years ago, has died at the age of 85, Defence Force officials said Wednesday. He started working ... Read more...

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New model to help development of more efficient aircraft


July 10th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): A new model could deftly describe turbulent fluid flows near an airplane wing, ship hull or cloud. Its success may lead to the development of more efficient airplanes, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study: Airline Food could be a threat for your health


June 29th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Catering services that provide food to tens of thousands of airline passengers do put the health of the passengers in risk, because of poor and ... Read more...

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FDA says that airline food could pose a health risk


June 29th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Food and Drugs Administration report says that airline food could pose a serious health risk to passengers.The FDA says most of the meals are prepared ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Space shuttle’s rudders may harbour silent aircraft secrets


June 17th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Aircrafts could be turned less noisy, if only designers make some changes in space shuttle rudders.In a US patent filed last week, Airbus notes that the space shuttle's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

United, Continental merger to form world’s biggest airline (Lead, Changing dateline)


May 3rd, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) America's two major airliners, United Airlines and Continental Airlines, Monday announced a merger deal worth $3.2 billion to create the world's largest airline.The combined company, which will fly ... Read more...

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Cheap Casios are jihadi bombers’ watch of choice: Report


May 1st, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 1(ANI): Casio watches' link to numerous bombing attempts has singled them out as the timepiece of choice for terror organizations around the world, the New York Daily News reported.According ... Read more...

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Report: Iraqi security forces foil Al-Qaeda plot to crash airliner into mosque


April 15th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi security forces have foiled an attempt by al-Qaeda to hijack a passenger plane and crash it into the Imam Ali Mosque, according to a news report on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ryanair’s Toilet Fee Raises an Eyebrow


April 10th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A small European airliner, Ryanair, has announced that they will be charging their customers a fee for using the in-flight toilet facilities. This seems to ... Read more...

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