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Militant involved in Kandahar hijacking arrested in J&K; (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) In what has been described as a major catch, top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 ... Read more...

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Arrested militant did business in Nepal: family


September 13th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) The family of the militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, arrested in Kashmir for the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Afghanistan, Thursday said he was working as ... Read more...

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Man behind IC-814 hijack held in J&K; (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested ... Read more...

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Terrorist wanted for Kandahar hijacking arrested


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Mehraj-ud-din Dand, a terrorist wanted for his involvement in the hijacking of flight IC-814 flight to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested by ... Read more...

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India toughens anti-hijack policy, but remains vulnerable (12 years after IC-814 hijack)


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Twelve years after the fateful hijacking of the Kathmandu-New Delhi Indian Airlines flight IC-814 and the infamous release of notorious militants to free hostages, ... Read more...

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Air India flight suffers tyre burst, passengers safe


November 15th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) An Air India flight arriving here from Mumbai suffered a tyre burst during landing at the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport here Monday, but all passengers on board ... Read more...

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Radha Mohan’s Next Flick Is Based On A Plane Hijack


November 10th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Tamil movie director Radha Mohan is all set to shoot his upcoming film and reports from the film industry says that the subject for the next Radha ... Read more...

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Air India connects Chennai and Bangalore to Agatti


September 17th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Air India will start operations from Chennai to Agatti in the Lakshadweep islands six days a week from September 24. The new flight, part of the airline's efforts ... Read more...

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AI pilot abandons take-off after engine snag


August 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) The pilot of a New-Delhi-bound Air India (AI) flight abandoned its take-off at the Lucknow airport Saturday after the plane developed some technical problems, an official said. "The take-off ... Read more...

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Narrow escape for Air India passengers at IGI airport


June 15th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): The passengers on board the Air India Mumbai-Bhopal-Indore-Delhi flight (IC-133) had a narrow escape on Tuesday, when two tyres of the left landing gear of the aircraft ... Read more...

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Air India, Jet Airways deny reports of ‘averted collision’


June 6th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Air India and Jet Airways officials Sunday denied there was a possibility of a mid-air collision near Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. Pilots of their aircraft took evasive ... Read more...

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Air India, Jet Airways planes in near miss over Tamil Nadu


June 6th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) A mid-air collision was averted Saturday afternoon by alert pilots as a Jet Airways and an Air India plane came "dangerously close" on the same flight path over ... Read more...

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Mid-air collision averted over Tamil Nadu (Second Lead)


June 6th, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) A mid-air collision was averted Saturday afternoon by alert pilots as a Jet Airways and an Air India plane came "dangerously close" on the same flight path over ... Read more...

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Air India to add another Kolkata-Delhi flight from May 15


May 11th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Air India will add another flight between Kolkata and New Delhi from May 15 to facilitate travelling by people from the northeast and the Andamans. Flight IC 265 ... Read more...

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Air India justifies its decision to divert flight for IPL cause


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): Air India on Friday justified its decision to divert the flight for an Indian Premier League (IPL) service.In a statement issued here, Air India said a ... Read more...

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Air India justifies flight diversion for IPL (Lead)


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Air India Friday said the decision to charter a Delhi-Coimbatore flight to ferry Indian Premier League (IPL) players was a "commercial" one and the civil aviation ... Read more...

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Air India justifies flight diversion for IPL


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Air India Friday said a Delhi-Coimbatore flight was chartered to ferry Indian Premier League (IPL) players and Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel's daughter Poorna for commercial reasons. "It ... Read more...

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Air operations to Kabul safe, will continue: Air India


March 4th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Flight operations to Afghanistan are safe and will continue, Air India said Thursday after its pilots' association sent a letter to the national carrier seeking discontinuation of air ... Read more...

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India to contact Bangladesh over IC-814 hijack plotter


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) India Tuesday said it will get in touch with Bangladesh after confirming the identity of an arrested militant, who has reportedly confessed to having plotted ... Read more...

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Big B set to feature in Malayalam film ‘Kandahar’


February 8th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 8 (IANS) Director Major Ravi says that Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has given his nod for his Malayalam film "Kandahar", a film about plane hijacking that will also star ... Read more...

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Praful Patel regrets flight damage to Amjad Ali’s sarod


January 15th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Friday expressed regrets for the damage caused to a sarod belonging to maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan on an Air India flight. According to ... Read more...

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Amjad Ali Khan’s sarod damaged on Air India flight


January 14th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) When music-loving Mumbaikars gathered for what they thought would be an evening of soulful music by acclaimed sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, they were in for a ... Read more...

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A decade after IC 814 hijack, India is more prepared


December 24th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Ten years after the hijacking of Indian Airlines flight IC 814, on its way from Kathmandu to New Delhi, India remains vulnerable to ... Read more...

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Nepal pledges better safety in wake of IA hijack trauma


December 23rd, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS) Recovering from the trauma of the sensational hijack of an Indian Airlines aircraft 10 years ago, Nepal's civil aviation authorities say they have learnt from the ... Read more...

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Flight delayed after monk causes technical snag


November 23rd, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) An Air India (AI) flight bound for Myanmar's Yangon Monday morning was delayed for several hours at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) airport after a technical snag ... Read more...

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Air India co-pilot cleared in misbehaviour case


October 30th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) A committee of state-run carrier Air India probing the midair scuffle among its staff Oct 3 Friday termed the allegations of misbehaviour levelled by an air hostess ... Read more...

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Another Air India flight stranded in Vizag


October 16th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Vizag, Oct. 16 (ANI): Just a day after leaving 40 passengers stranded at the Vizag airport for 24 hours, another Air India flight enroute to Chennai reportedly developed a technical snag and ... Read more...

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NCW meets Air India staff involved in mid-air scuffle (Lead)


October 14th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The National Commission for Women Wednesday recorded statements from the Air India air hostess, the flight purser and the two pilots involved in the Oct 3 mid-air ... Read more...

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NCW to meet dramatis personae of Air India mid-air scuffle


October 14th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) As part of its investigation into the Oct 3 mid-air scuffle and alleged molestation on board an Air India flight, the National Commission for Women (NCW) will ... Read more...

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Women’s panel to probe Air India hostess’ ‘molestation’


October 13th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) will Wednesday begin its probe into an Air India air hostess' alleged molestation during a mid-air scuffle also involving a purser ... Read more...

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Air hostess molestation case: Air India grills pilots


October 7th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): A committee set up by Air India to probe molestation charges filed by an air hostess, was on Wednesday recording the statements of the pilot and the ... Read more...

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Air India brawl scales new heights


October 6th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a very disgusting incident, the pilots and crewmembers of an Air India flight got into a full-scaled brawl with each other. The safety of ... Read more...

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AI suspends pilots, purser over mid-air scuffle


October 6th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Air India has suspended a pilot and a crewmember over the mid-air scuffle episode on Tuesday evening.Air India has suspended Ranbir Arora, the captain of flight IC ... Read more...

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Air India brawl at 30,000 feet


October 6th, 2009 - 2:52 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a weird incident, Air India pilots and other crewmembers had a major brawl high up in the plane when the plane was already cruising at 30,000 ... Read more...

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Cockpit not left unmanned during pilot-crew scuffle: Air India


October 5th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Air India Monday said the cockpit of its Sharjah-Lucknow-Delhi flight IC-884 was not left unmanned during a mid-air scuffle that broke out between the pilots and cabin ... Read more...

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