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Delta Airlines buys stake in Aeromexico


June 6th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 6 (IANS/EFE) Delta Airlines, the No. 2 carrier in the US, has acquired a 4.17 percent stake in Grupo Aeromexico for $65 million as part of a ... Read more...

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15 dead as dust storms lash Pakistan (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Strong dust storms lashed various parts of Pakistan Tuesday, killing at least 15 people, including five children, media reports said.Dozens of people were injured in various ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines denies shutdown rumours


March 4th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines Sunday refuted speculation that it planned to shut down its operations.A spokesperson said that airline CEO Sanjay Aggarwal had met a group of ... Read more...

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Will not close down Kingfisher due to losses: Ajit Singh


February 29th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Wednesday discounted the possibility of Kingfisher Airlines closing down due to its inability to raise fresh funds and mitigate losses."You ... Read more...

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Decision on Kingfisher’s new flight schedule Monday: DGCA


February 26th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Saturday said it will take a call on Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines new flight schedule Monday (Feb 27)."We will take a decision ... Read more...

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Kingfisher cancels 20 flights, passengers take the hit


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Passengers booked to travel with Kingfisher Airlines continued to face a harrowing time for the fifth consecutive day Wednesday as the beleaguered airline cancelled ... Read more...

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Kingfisher blames tax action for flight disruptions


February 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines Monday admitted that the sudden attachment of its bank accounts by the Income Tax Department has led to the crisis affecting its flight operations, ... Read more...

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Biting cold thaws a little, but fog disrupts travel (Roundup)


December 20th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The biting cold conditions of the past few days let up a little over most of north India Tuesday with a warm sun shining through ... Read more...

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In Qatar, get your flight boarding pass on phone


November 30th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Nov 30 (IANS/WAM) Air passengers flying out of Qatar can now have a "paperless" travel experience as the Emirates airline is now offering them the option of receiving their ... Read more...

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US airlines sue over Air India deal


November 18th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) In a bid to prevent Air India from receiving a $3.4 billion loan for the acquisition of 30 new aircraft, a trade body for leading US ... Read more...

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Star Alliance to decide Air India’s induction date Sunday (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After much delay, Air India's formal entry into Star Alliance will be announced in Frankfurt Sunday, paving the way for the flag carrier to ... Read more...

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Air India cancels 35 Mumbai flights


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Air India cancelled 35 flights to and from Mumbai Monday, the sixth day of the strike by almost half of the state-run carrier's 1,600 pilots, official ... Read more...

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90 percent of Air India’s domestic flights disrupted Sunday


May 1st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Air India suffered a 90 percent disruption in its domestic flights Sunday on account of the strike by nearly 600 pilots, though it reported fully normal ... Read more...

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Air India pilots strike disrupts Mid-East flights


May 1st, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 1 (ANI): Up to 90 per cent of Air India's flights have been affected by a pilots' strike that entered its fifth day on Sunday.In Abu Dhabi, Air India is ... Read more...

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Indians from Egypt accuse Air India of fleecing


February 1st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Indians who were brought back to the country from strife-ridden Egypt on special Air India flights complained Tuesday of being overcharged by the airline."While I appreciate the effort ... Read more...

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280 more stranded Indians in Egypt return home


February 1st, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Another 280 Indians stranded in strife-torn Egypt reached here early Tuesday on a special flight.The Air India flight - AI-800 - carrying the Indians landed here at 2.30 ... Read more...

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Evacuated Indians thank Air India, government (Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) More than 300 Indians evacuated from Egypt, which is in the midst of a political upheaval, Monday reached Mumbai on a special Air India flight and thanked the ... Read more...

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Flight from Egypt to reach Mumbai in afternoon


January 31st, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) A special flight bringing back nearly 300 Indians from Egypt, which is in the midst of a political upheaval, is expected to reach here by Monday afternoon, an ... Read more...

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Special plane to bring back Indians from Egypt (Lead)


January 30th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India Sunday sent a special Air India flight to Cairo to bring back Indians wanting to return home from Egypt that is caught up in a political ... Read more...

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Special plane to bring back Indians from Egypt


January 30th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India is sending a special commercial flight Sunday to bring back Indians wanting to return home from Egypt that is in the middle of a political upheaval. ... Read more...

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No flight cancelled at Delhi airport due to fog


December 30th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) No flight cancellation was reported at the Delhi airport Thursday due to fog, an official statement said."Effective from 1104 hours of 30th December, LVP (low visibility procedure) ... Read more...

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London flights cancelled due to snow


December 19th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Major Indian carriers Sunday announced the cancellation of their flights to and from London following the closure of London's Heathrow airport due to heavy snow. "Due to persistent ... Read more...

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Mercury falls in Britian, travel woes continue in Europe


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Britain is expected to remain wrapped up in freeze and fog until the weekend, weather official forecast Friday, as temperatures dropped further, halting air and rail transport across ... Read more...

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Passengers lament CWG opening ceremony as flight schedules disrupted


October 3rd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.3 (ANI): Air travellers in different parts of the country faced a difficult time, as they had to wait for long hours since many flights to and from New Delhi ... Read more...

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British Airways crew vote on new offer


July 6th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) British Airways (BA) cabin crew began voting Tuesday on a new offer by the airline aimed at averting fresh strikes over the management's cost-cutting decisions. The management made the ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, air, rail traffic affected


June 16th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 16 (ANI): Heavy rains and strong winds lashed Mumbai on Tuesday and Wednesday, hitting flight schedules.Flights arriving in the city are running 45 minutes behind schedule. Departing flights are ... Read more...

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Air India derecognises two unions (Intro Roundup)


May 27th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Air India Thursday invited all its employees unions for talks Tuesday as it endeavoured to normalise operations after a two-day wildcat strike that threw the national carrier's ... Read more...

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Day after strike, Air India seeks to restore normalcy


May 27th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) National carrier Air India was Thursday struggling to restore normal operations after a two-day wildcat strike by 15,000 employees and said it would take another ... Read more...

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Canadian fighter jets escort Vancouver-bound Cathay flight after ‘dud’ bomb-scare


May 16th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver, May 16 (ANI): Two Canadian fighter jets were pressed into action after a bomb scare on a Vancouver-bound Cathay Pacific flight leaving from Hong Kong.The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) received ... Read more...

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British Airways to move court against strike


May 15th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) British Airways will go to the High Court in an attempt to block a series of planned strikes by its cabin crew, the airline says. Four five-day walkouts, the ... Read more...

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RAW — Irish Aviation Authority statement on re-opening Irish airspace


May 5th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN (BNO NEWS) -- The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) on Wednesday released the following statement to announce the re-opening of Irish airspace."At present all Irish airports with the exception of ... Read more...

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Volcanic ash grounds flights in Ireland, Scotland


May 4th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London/Dublin, May 4 (DPA) All flights in and out of the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland were halted Tuesday as ash from an Icelandic volcano drifted into the region's airspace. The ... Read more...

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Britain lifts airspace restrictions


April 21st, 2010 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (DPA) Flight restrictions over Britain were lifted late Tuesday after five days of total shutdown of air traffic, and airports will be able to reopen immediately, the government said. The ... Read more...

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I don’t know if there will be justice: Fiona Mackeown


April 19th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 19 (IANS) Fiona Mackeown, mother of British teenager Scarlett Keeling who was raped and murdered in Goa, has said that she does not know if her dead daughter will get ... Read more...

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British Airways Trys To Get Things Back To Normal After Three-Day Strike


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar London, United Kingdom, March 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the three day strike called by British Airways cabin crew came to an end on Monday both the parties claimed their own ... Read more...

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