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The bees were heading for beesiness class (The Funny Side)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
DID YOU SEE that news story about a swarm of bees which declared war on an airport? They buzzzzzed into the cargo hold of a passenger flight in Kolkata and had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dog scare at Pakistani Kashmir airport!


January 11th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane due to land at Gilgit airport in Pakistan-administered Kashmir was told to abort the landing as there was a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Woman sues airline for killing her pet dog


January 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 10 (IANS) A woman in China has sued an airline and demanded about 38,000 yuan (over $6,000) in damages over her dog's death who was shot dead on ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Man with 250 rare animals caught in Argentina


December 27th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Argentine police detained a Czech national who tried to board a flight to Madrid with around 250 rare reptiles and mollusks in his luggage.Airport ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China braces for Typhoon Muifa


August 7th, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Over 200,000 people were evacuated Saturday evening in Shanghai, while about 230,000 residents were relocated from the coastal areas of Zhejiang province, as Typhoon Muifa approached ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Radar system now to check runways for dangerous debris


August 5th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Scientists are developing a new radar system that can possibly prevent a repeat of the Concorde crash of Paris that killed 113 people July 25, 2000, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Turtles block JFK runway


June 30th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 30 (IANS) Flight operations were held up Thursday at New York's JFK International Airport by a procession of turtles crossing the runway, officials said.Several pilots reported diamondback ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Donna D’Errico Outraged At Being Single Out For ‘Naked’ Body Scan!


December 9th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
After spending years of running in a red swim wear on beaches ex Baywatch babe Donna D’Errico was shocked when was singled out for a body scan simply because of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ex-Baywatch star claims airport staff singled her out for nude security scan


December 8th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Former 'Baywatch' star Donna D'Errico has claimed that she was singled out by airport security staff to go through a nude security scan and that they even leered ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Passenger strips to avoid ‘naked scanner’


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 22 (ANI): A traveller has been arrested for shedding his clothes in a bid to avoid being frisked by airport staff.Sam Wolanyk was planning to fly to Barbados but declined ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Woman traveller sues after US airport staff ‘expose her boobs and laugh’


November 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 18 (ANI): A woman has filed a lawsuit against the US Government after airport staff allegedly pulled down her top and joked about her breasts in public view.The 23-year-old woman, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Minister Commits Blunder By Carrying Liquids To Airport


November 8th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 8, 2010 (Pen Men At Work): Baroness Neville-Jones, the security minister of Britain suffered an embarrassing moment at the airport when she was asked to remove liquids that she was carrying ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Full-body scanners’ unveiled at New York’s JFK Airport


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 23(ANI): New hi-tech 'full-body scanners' have been unveiled at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to help security officials to better detect weapons and explosives.U.S. Department of Homeland ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Systems crash strands thousands at Australia airports


September 26th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) Thousands of Virgin Blue passengers in Australia were stranded at airports across the country after the airline's check-in system crashed Sunday morning. The check-in system crashed just after ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tiger cub found among toys in Bangkok airport


August 27th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 27 (IANS) A two-month-old tiger cub was found sedated and hidden among stuffed toys inside a woman's luggage at the Bangkok airport, wildlife officials said. Wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic said ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Miss Ukraine supports full-body scanner at airports


August 25th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 25 (ANI): Miss Ukraine has supported the controversial full-body scanner at airports.Anna Poslavskaya, 23, said she had no problem with airport staff using the technology to see through her clothes, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mumbai mum meets sudden death in Nepal airport


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) A 47-year-old woman from Mumbai, who was in Nepal for a vacation with her son, died a sudden death while waiting for their flight back home ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Knitting needles present most common threat to airport security: Oz report


July 16th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 16 (ANI): An Australian Government list of the country's 'significant' aviation incidents has revealed that Sydney siders clutching knitting needles presented the most common threat to airport security.The list, created ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘The Tudors’ Star Jonathan Rhys Meyers Headed For Rehab Again


May 21st, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jonathan Rhys Meyers, the actors who is known for 'The Tudors' is coming back to London for treating his alcohol addiction. This has been confirmed by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jonathan Rhys Meyers ’seeking treatment for alcohol addiction’


May 20th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Jonathan Rhys Meyers has decided to check into a rehab to get over his alcohol addiction, according to U.S. reports.The actor is said to have number of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit women arrested for trying to smuggle dead relative on plane


April 7th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Two Brit women tried to fool authorities by checking in a dead relative on to a plane at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, according to officials.The pair put the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hiren Mohini’s murderer may have been caught on Airport security cameras


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar. 3 (ANI): The man suspected to be behind the killing of an Indian-origin taxi driver Hiren Mohini in New Zealand is believed to have been captured on airport security cameras ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Detroit terror attack hesitation over x-ray scanners risking lives


December 31st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 31 (ANI): British Ministers have been accused of putting lives at risk by failing to order X-ray style body scanners at British airports despite fears that al-Qaeda is planning a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Five killed in Italian military plane crash


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pisa, Nov 23 (IANS/AKI) At least five people were killed Monday when an Italian military C130 Hercules aircraft crashed during a training exercise near the central city of Pisa's Galilei airport, officials ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thai airport moves ‘unlucky’ demon statues to boost staff’s morale!


November 11th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 11 (ANI): Thailand's main airport is shifting 12 tall 'demon' statues from arrivals area to the check-in section of the terminal to improve morale of people working at the airport ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bangkok international airport shifts `demons’


November 10th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 10 (DPA) Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport is shifting 12 six-metre tall "demon" statues from arrivals to the check-in section of the terminal after running into a string of bad luck, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Soon, all-in-one computerized system to make airports greener, efficient


October 20th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): An international team of researchers is developing a novel computerised approach for airport operations that will reduce delays, speed up baggage handling and decrease pollution.The team at The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

You can’t land in Britain if you’re carrying just lingerie!


April 14th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): A Brazilian woman was refused entry to the UK after border officials discovered only three T-shirts, a dressing gown and a large quantity of lingerie in her luggage.UK ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi, Mumbai airport staff to be reduced


March 4th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has asked at least 4,000 of its employees working at the Delhi and Mumbai airports to either opt for the voluntary ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chandy seeks probe into assault on Thiruvananthapuram airport staff


February 10th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) Leader of Opposition Oommen Chandy Tuesday asked for an impartial inquiry into an alleged manhandling by a foreign national of the immigration counter staff at the Thiruvananthapuram airport ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pilot taken off the aircraft after he smelt of alcohol


December 23rd, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): A Boeing 777 pilot was hauled out of the aircraft after he smelt of alcohol, as he prepared to take off with 300 passengers.Michael Harr, 62, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New software will track unauthorised presence at airports


December 10th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) A new software will soon help airport staff maintain strict vigil and promptly track unauthorised persons and objects. The airport apron is a beehive of activity. Ground staff ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Flights to and from Bangkok International Airport is cancelled


November 26th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Thousands of protesters stormed the terminal at the Suvarnabhumi Bangkok International airport ,the departing flights have been cancelled.On Tuesday night after scuffling with riot police, the member's of the People's Alliance for ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Jet staff cries foul after pink slips to 850 (Roundup)


October 15th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Agitated employees of Jet Airways cried foul Wednesday after the services of 850 staff were terminated, following a strategic and operational alliance with rival Kingfisher Airlines. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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