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Vietnamese airliner hosts mid-air bikini pageant

August 9th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Air passengers expect a meal and maybe an old movie in flight, but travellers on a Vietnamese plane got the surprise of their lives when bikini-clad ... Read more...

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China to build 80 small airports

July 21st, 2012 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) China will build at least 80 small airports by 2015 in the country, the aviation authority has said.According to a recent State Council guideline, the country ... Read more...

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Plane with 127 on board crashes in Pakistan (Second Lead)

April 20th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A passenger plane carrying 127 people crashed into a residential area and burst into flames as it was approaching Pakistan's Islamabad airport Friday evening. There were ... Read more...

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Manish Tiwari pulls up DGCA over fake pilot scam

March 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Commenting on the recent detection of pilots for possessing fake CPLs (Commercial Pilot Licences) as qualified commanders, Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari on Tuesday slammed the Director General ... Read more...

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At least one dead after small plane crashes near airport in South Carolina

July 20th, 2010 - 3:07 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNT PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) -- A small plane crashed near an airport in South Carolina on Monday, killing at least one person, federal and local authorities said.The Comp Air 8 ... Read more...

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Flying car soon to become reality

July 1st, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) A car which can fly if caught in a traffic jam is soon to become a reality as the US aviation authority has given its nod for commercial ... Read more...

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Spain partly closes air space due to volcanic ash cloud

May 8th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid/Hamburg, May 8 (DPA) Spanish aviation authorities Saturday closed the air space over northern Spain as a cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland arrived in the region. The airports of Santiago de Compostela, ... Read more...

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Six killed in Sharjah air crash

October 21st, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 21 (DPA) Six people were killed Wednesday when a Sudanese cargo plane crashed while taking off from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the head of the emirate's aviation ... Read more...

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Bodies of Yemen Airways crash victims spotted (Second Lead)

June 30th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), June 30 (DPA) Eyewitnesses have spotted bodies and an oil slick in waters near the Comoros Islands following the crash of a Yemen Airways flight with 153 people on board ... Read more...

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