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AAI relaxes deadline for Patna airport till Oct 31


September 18th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) In a big relief to the Bihar government, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has allowed operations of large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing ... Read more...

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Large aircraft allowed from Patna till Aug 31


August 12th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 12 (IANS) Large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 have been allowed to operate from Patna airport till Aug 31, officials said Sunday.The the Airports Authority ... Read more...

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No large aircraft from Patna from Aug 16


August 5th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, August 5 (IANS) Large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 will not operate from Patna airport from Aug 16 after the runway length was re-notified, officials said Sunday.A ... Read more...

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New taxiway at Mumbai airport


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) A new rapid-exit taxiway, which will reduce the runway occupancy time of aircraft, was commissioned at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here Wednesday, an official said.... Read more...

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Patna airport told to cut trees for safety


May 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 28 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry has threatened to declare the Patna airport unfit for Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 aircraft unless trees near the airport are cut ... Read more...

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Qantas to cut 500 jobs


May 21st, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) Australia's largest airline Qantas Airways announced Monday that it would cut 500 jobs following a review of its heavy aircraft maintenance and engineering operations.The airline said ... Read more...

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Gilani orders plane crash probe, official hints at blunder (Roundup)


April 21st, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday ordered a judicial probe into Friday's airliner crash near here in which all 127 people on board were ... Read more...

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Chinese president mourns Pakistan plane crash victims


April 21st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Saturday expressed his deep condolences to his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari over Friday's plane crash near Islamabad in which all ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani plane shouldn’t have been allowed to land’ (Second Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) With Pakistani authorities confirming that 127 people perished in Friday's plane crash, a top official of the country's meteorological department has said the Bhoja Airlines ... 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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Plane with 127 on board crashes in Pakistan, no survivors (Night Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) A Pakistani passenger plane carrying at least 127 people crashed in stormy weather and burst into flames while approaching Islamabad airport Friday evening. There were ... 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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Passenger plane crashes near Pakistani capital of Islamabad, many killed (Updated)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Bhoja Air passenger plane carrying 127 passengers and crew members crashed early Friday evening while attempting to land at an airport near the country's capital of ... Read more...

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118 killed in Pakistan plane crash (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) At least 118 people were killed in Pakistan when an airliner with a 127-strong complement on board crashed near Islamabad city Friday evening in inclement weather, ... Read more...

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Plane carrying 127 passengers crashes in Pakistan


April 20th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A Pakistani airliner with 127 passengers on board reportedly crashed near Chaklala airbase in the garrison town of Rawalpindi Friday, Geo News reported.The plane belonged to ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes into Pakistani neighborhood, casualties feared


April 20th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Bhoja Air passenger plane carrying more than 120 people crashed Friday in a neighborhood of the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi, killing an unknown number of people, ... Read more...

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Air Namibia orders two Airbus A319s in $161 million deal


February 6th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by BNO News
BLAGNAC, FRANCE (BNO NEWS) -- Air Namibia on Monday announced it has placed an order for two Airbus aircraft to replace the two Boeing 737-500s currently in its fleet. The deal is ... Read more...

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Depressurised plane makes emergency landing in Russia


January 24th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Boeing-737 with 78 people on board, flying from Russia's Rostov-on-Don city to Moscow, had to make an emergency landing 20 minutes after take-off ... Read more...

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Pilots unions fight over flying Boeing 787 Dreamliner


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) of the erstwhile Indian Airlines has opposed the strike threat called by its rival pilot body -- the Indian Pilots ... Read more...

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Air Force jet crashes in southwest Angola, killing 1


September 17th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by BNO News
LUBANGO (BNO NEWS) -- A pilot was killed on Thursday when his fighter jet crashed in southwestern Angola, state-run media reported on Friday. It is the second plane crash in the country ... Read more...

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Jet Airways flight to Bahrain delayed over bomb scare


September 4th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) A Jet Airways international flight from Mumbai to Bahrain was Sunday delayed by two hours after the airline's staff received an anonymous call claiming a bomb ... Read more...

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American Airlines orders 460 new planes from Boeing and Airbus


July 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by BNO News
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, on Wednesday announced a huge order with Airbus and Boeing to acquire 460 new aircraft ... Read more...

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Bust stress, conquer sky — the virtual way (Lead) (Feature with images)


July 20th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Vaibhava Srinivasan, 33, was flying a Boeing 737 aircraft over the picturesque Himalayan mountain range on his way to China, when he had to suddenly ... Read more...

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Bust stress, conquer sky — the virtual way (Feature with images)


July 20th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Vaibhava Srinivasan, 33, was flying a Boeing 737 over the picturesque Himalayan mountain range on his way to China, when he had to suddenly ... Read more...

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Air India to get demo-trial on Boeing 787 next week


July 6th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) National carrier Air India, which is expected to receive its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft in the fourth quarter of the year, will get its ... Read more...

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SpiceJet seeks RBI’s permission to raise $270 mn


June 24th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet Friday said it has sought permission from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to raise $270 million for aircraft acquisitions to expand ... Read more...

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Jet Airways introduces mobile ticketing


June 24th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Offering flight ticket booking through mobile phones, Jet Airways Friday entered into a partnership with ngpay, giving fliers a convenient option to seamlessly book tickets on ... Read more...

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Flydubai launches Hyderabad-Dubai flights


June 15th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Dubai's low cost carrier Flydubai has added Hyderabad as its second destination in India with the operation of the first flight between the two cities.Hyderabad is ... Read more...

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Russian plane makes emergency landing


June 9th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS) A Boeing-737 with 64 people on board made an emergency landing in Russia's Rostov-on-Don city Thursday due to a technical problem, an official said.Donavia Airlines spokeswoman ... Read more...

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List of air crashes in residential areas


May 26th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A single-engine aircraft crashed into a residential area of Faridabad, a suburb of the national capital, Wednesday night, killing at least 10 people, including ... Read more...

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Estonians haul 20,000-tonne ship, set world record


May 21st, 2011 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Tallinn, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of 20 men from Estonia have set a new world record by pulling a 20,000-tonne ship.To set the record, the participants had to ... Read more...

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Plane hit by lightning off New Zealand


May 11th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, May 11 (IANS) A Qantas flight - with 144 people on board - from Auckland to Melbourne was forced to turn back after it was hit by lightning Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Air India to operate 40 domestic flights


May 1st, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Air India will operate 40 domestic flights Sunday, as opposed to its normal frequency of 165, as the strike by around half the airline's 1,600 ... Read more...

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Pilots’ strike: Air India to operate only 40 flights


May 1st, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): With the Air India pilots' strike entering its fifth day on Sunday, the national carrier is operating only 40 flights as against its regular 165."We are ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s Plane flew less than 3 miles to C-17 military jet


April 24th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): The White House plane carrying US First lady Michelle Obama came even closer to a C-17 military cargo jet than earlier reported, a new National Safety Transportation Safety ... Read more...

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