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One held for China bomb hoax


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 2 (IANS) A 29-year-old man has been detained in China for a hoax bomb warning that forced the diversion of a domestic flight, Xinhua reported.Xiong Yi, a resident ... Read more...

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Plane hijacking attempt foiled in China


June 29th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) The crew and passengers Friday foiled an attempt to hijack an aircraft in China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, police said.Six people tried to hijack Tianjin Airlines' ... Read more...

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Pakistan to probe plane crash that killed 127 (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday announced a judicial probe into the air-crash near here that killed 127 people. Several staff of the airline ... 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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Plane crash victims’ kin arrive in Islamabad


April 21st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) A special plane carrying the relatives of air-crash victims from Karachi has landed here Saturday, authorities said.The service was provided by the Pakistan International Airlines. ... Read more...

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Boeing offers to assist Pakistan in crash probe


April 21st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) US aircraft company Boeing has offered technical assistance to Pakistan in the investigation into the plane crash near here that killed 127 people Friday.In a ... 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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Wanted Lucknow criminal arrested in Chennai


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) A wanted criminal, Anwar, who was arrested at Chennai airport Thursday was brought to the Uttar Pradesh capital Friday, police said.Anwar was arrested at Chennai airport ... 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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Jet Airways flight aborts take-off


February 8th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) A Jet Airways flight bound for Goa was forced to abort take-off Wednesday following an incoming Indigo Airlines flight on the same runway, officials said.However, officials ... Read more...

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Four flights diverted from Delhi for technical reasons


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Four flights, including a cargo service, which were scheduled to land at the national capital's IGI airport were diverted early Friday morning due to operational ... Read more...

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Close shave at Kerala airport?


December 9th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 9 (IANS) Eyewitnesses said a major air tragedy was averted at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport runway Friday when one foreign airline took off just in time to avert ... Read more...

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Pilot locks himself in toilet of a New York bound flight


November 18th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pilot caused quite a stir in a New York-bound flight when he was accidentally locked in the plane’s toilet. A passenger came to the rescue ... Read more...

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Vietnamese man opens plane’s emergency exit on runway


November 7th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by BNO News
HO CHI MINH CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A Vietnamese Airlines passenger plane was delayed for more than two hours during the weekend when a passenger accidentally opened one of the emergency exits, ... Read more...

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MotoGP: Simoncelli’s body returns to Italy


October 26th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 26 (IANS/AKI) The body of Italy's Marco Simoncelli, who died following a crash during in Malaysian Moto Grand Prix in Sepang, has arrived in Rome.The Malaysia Airlines flight ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton arrives in India


September 24th, 2011 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) International celebrity Paris Hilton finally arrived here Saturday morning and left the shutterbugs fluttering, as she stepped out of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport ... Read more...

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Passenger de-planed for opening craft’s emergency door


September 14th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A New Delhi-bound flight was delayed for three hours at the Lucknow airport after a passenger opened the emergency exit of the plane, the Kingfisher ... Read more...

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Turkish Airways plane goes off runway in Mumbai during heavy rainfall


September 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by BNO News
MUMBAI (BNO NEWS) -- An Airbus 340 belonging to Turkish Airlines skidded off the runway at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai on early Friday morning, the airline said. Heavy rainfall is ... Read more...

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Fresh trail links Karachi to fake Indian money in Nepal


August 12th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 12 (IANS) The arrest of another Pakistani national with fake Indian currency in Nepal has once more set the pointer towards Pakistan's Karachi city as a prime ... Read more...

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Three South Koreans detained at Indonesian airport for carrying explosive materials


August 9th, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Three South Korean nationals were arrested in Indonesia's Soekarno-Hatta International airport on Monday for carrying explosive materials, officials said.Salahudin Rafi, director of technical operations of airport management ... Read more...

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Emirates flight makes emergency landing in Mumbai


July 27th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) A Mumbai-Dubai Emirates airlines flight made an emergency landing here Wednesday afternoon following a technical snag, an official said.Emirates flight No. EK-507, which had taken off ... Read more...

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Kingfisher flight makes emergency landing in Delhi


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A Kingfisher Airlines flight carrying 118 passengers Saturday made an emergency landing at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here -- barely a few minutes ... Read more...

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Flight grounded at Mumbai Airport since Monday


May 31st, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) A Mumbai-Jeddah Saudi Arabia Airlines flight has been grounded here since Monday morning due to a technical fault, airport sources said Tuesday.Flight SV-744, scheduled to depart ... Read more...

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Crews recover black box from Indonesian plane crash site


May 9th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A search team on Sunday afternoon recovered the black box from a Merpati Nusantara Airlines passenger plane which crashed in the sea off Indonesia's West Papua province on ... Read more...

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Karachi link to fake Indian currency in Nepal


May 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) The Pakistani city of Karachi continues to grow as the base of faceless groups seeking to fund terror attacks and destabilise economies by exploiting weak links ... Read more...

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German plane makes emergency landing in Athens


April 5th, 2011 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
Athens, April 5 (IANS) A German plane with 193 passengers onboard made an emergency landing at the Athens International Airport due to technical problems, a media report said.The pilot of ... Read more...

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Japan confirms receipt of Indian relief supplies for tsunami victims


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.23 (ANI): The Japanese Foreign Ministry has confirmed receipt of relief supplies from India.A spokesman for the ministry said the supplies had arrived at Tokyo's Narita Airport this morning on Japan ... Read more...

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L&T; Infotech to evacuate all 160 employees from Japan


March 16th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) L&T; Infotech Wednesday ordered the evacuation of all its 160 employees and 15 family members from earthquake and tsunami-hit Japan, a company official said.According to a ... Read more...

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Pakistani evacuees from Libya complain of Pak embassy’s non-cooperation


March 1st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 1(ANI): The Pakistani nationals who came back from Libya have complained of the Pakistan embassy's non-cooperation during the difficult time when they were stranded in the strife-torn country.A Turkish Airlines ... 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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Two-metre tall US passenger forced to stand on flight due to his height


January 10th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 10 (ANI): A man in the US, who measured over two metres high, was forced to stand up during a two-and-a-half-hour plane trip as he was not able to fit ... Read more...

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Filipino Passenger Found Dead in Gulf Air Plane Toilet


October 21st, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the Associated Press, a Filipino man has been found dead in the bathroom of Gulf Airlines flight 154, with a cord tied around his neck. Investigators ... Read more...

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Mumbai-bound plane hit by bird, lands safely


October 21st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) A Mumbai-bound Kingfisher Airlines flight made a safe landing after it was hit by a bird while descending at the Chhatrapati Shivaji airport here Thursday, an airline official ... Read more...

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At least 21 people injured on Vietnam Airlines flight to Paris


October 20th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- At least 21 people were injured when a Vietnam Airlines plane on its way to Paris encountered strong turbulence, the airline said Wednesday.Nine people - six passengers and ... Read more...

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Cebu Pacific Airlines cabin crew give safety demo while dancing to Gaga!


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Unlike many of us who do not pay attention during a routine safety demonstration aboard an aeroplane, passengers flying to the Philippines had an interesting reason to ... Read more...

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