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Guatemala volcano eruption forces mass evacuation


September 14th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Mexico, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated in Guatemala after the Fuego volcano eruption, which the specialists estimate to be the most powerful since ... Read more...

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American held in China for carrying banned material


September 10th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) A US citizen has been put under 10-day detention in China for carrying and concealing a banned hazardous substance while trying to board a flight from ... Read more...

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Four killed in combat chopper crash in Russia


September 9th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people were killed when a Mi-35 combat helicopter crashed in a mountain in southwestern Russia's Dagestan region.The four were found dead at ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to connect 13 Indian cities to Odessa


September 5th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Budget carrier Air Arabia Wednesday said that it will connect 13 Indian cities to the Ukrainian city of Odessa from Oct 12, 2012 via Sharjah."Launch ... Read more...

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UP to wrap up arrangements for Haj pilgrims by Sep 11


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday asked officials to complete all arrangements by Sep 11 for the departure of Haj pilgrims from the state.In separate letters written ... Read more...

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10 injured as plane makes emergency landing in Lahore


August 31st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 10 people were injured when a passenger plane made an emergency landing at an airport in Pakistan's Lahore city Friday, reported Xinhua, citing local ... Read more...

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Britain to have database to track down illegal migrants


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Britain is setting up a computer database to track down around 150,000 people who are staying in the country illegally, a media report said Wednesday.Border officials ... Read more...

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Hypersonic Plane Fails Mach 6 Attempt


August 17th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An experimental aircraft turns out to be a disappointment and failure as well. The X-51A Wave rider which is believed to fly six times as fast ... Read more...

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Etihad to run daily Brisbane-Abu Dhabi flights


August 16th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways will run flights between Brisbane and Abu Dhabi on daily basis from Feb 1, 2013.The airlines has announced its ... Read more...

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Scherzinger’s expensive plans to meet Hamilton


August 11th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger has plans to blow off most of her "The X Factor" fee of 750,000 pounds by chartering private jets to meet boyfriend Lewis ... Read more...

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Lord of the Rings park left covered in volcanic ash


August 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mount Tongariro, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mount Tongariro of New Zealand erupted on Monday night after being quiet for more than a century. The mountain which had been exhibiting seismic activity for ... Read more...

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Emirates announces daily flights to Phuket


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 2 (IANS/WAM) Continuing with its network expansion, the Emirates Airlines has announced the start of daily services to Phuket in Thailand.Phuket, the largest island in Thailand located in ... Read more...

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Nicole Scherzinger angry about ‘X Factor’ economy class tickets


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger was left furious when she learned that she had got economy class tickets for a flight from London to Los Angeles, as part ... 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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Dabolim airport will not be shut for civilians: Parrikar


July 19th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) The Indian Navy-run military-cum-civilian airport at Dabolim will not be shut when a new greenfield airport at Mopa in north Goa comes up, Chief Minister Manohar ... Read more...

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Emirates cuts fares on select destinations


July 18th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) To shore up its market share globally, airline major Emirates Wednesday launched a scheme that will reduce fares by 15 percent on select destinations across ... Read more...

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Passengers stranded as 40 Kingfisher flights axed (Second Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Passengers of Kingfisher Airlines were stranded Saturday as 40 flights across India were cancelled due to a strike by pilots over non-payment of salaries.Passengers in ... Read more...

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Kingfisher pilots go on strike, 40 flights cancelled (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A section of debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines' pilots Saturday went on strike over non-payment of salaries and other dues for the past five months, leading to the ... Read more...

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Kingfisher pilots go on strike


July 14th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A section of debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines' pilots Saturday went on strike over non-payment of salaries and other dues for the past five months, leading to ... Read more...

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Britain may allow pet monkeys, pigs on plane


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Pot-bellied pigs, miniature horses and monkeys could be allowed to travel with you on planes under new British transport rules.The guidelines are part of a draft ... Read more...

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Kingfisher pilots go on strike, five flights cancelled


July 10th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A section of debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines' pilots Tuesday went on strike over non-payment of salaries and other dues for the past five months, leading to ... Read more...

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SriLankan to fly daily to Beijing, Shanghai


July 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) SriLankan airlines will operate daily flights to Beijing and Shanghai from July 15.The flights will help serve the increasing number of Chinese travellers to Colombo, Male, ... Read more...

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Air India Express slashes Chennai-Trichy fares


June 29th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) In order to attract passengers during the lean season, Air India Express, the subsidiary of Air India, has drastically slashed its fares on the Chennai-Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) ... Read more...

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More Emirates flights to Saudi Arabia


June 27th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 27 (IANS/WAM) Emirates will use 73 additional flights to Saudi Arabia during Ramadan, it was announced Wednesday.The services will be avaliable from July 20 to Sep 1."We expect ... Read more...

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Rihanna arrives in London on delayed trip


June 19th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna has landed here after delaying her trip for two weeks.The delay prompted speculation about her health and that of her grandmother, who ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to suspend Brussels-New York flight


June 15th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways Friday announced plans to axe its Brussels-New York (JFK) service from Sep 10 this year in view of the current global economic ... Read more...

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Etihad appoints general manager for Brazil


June 12th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 11 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has appointed Juan Torres as its general manager in Brazil.The appointment of Torres comes after Etihad announced flights to Sao ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to start daily flights to Dubai


June 8th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet Friday said it would add Dubai as the third international destination to its network by daily operating direct Delhi-Dubai and Mumbai-Dubai flights ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to link Dubai with Mumbai, Delhi


June 8th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) India's low-cost airline SpiceJet will soon launch two new daily flights connecting Mumbai and New Delhi with Dubai, an official said Friday.The first service to Dubai ... Read more...

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Militia seizes airport in Libyan capital


June 4th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) A militia has seized control of the international airport in Libyan capital Tripoli, CNN reported Monday.Two platoons of the Tarhouna militia moved in overnight because of ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to fly to Brazil


June 4th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways Sunday unveiled plans to fly to Brazil, the airline's first South American destination."Brazil is a logical next step for us and will mark ... Read more...

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Patnaik returns home, gets rousing welcome


May 31st, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) Thousands of Biju Janata Dal workers and leaders Thursday welcomed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik when he arrived in the state capital after an eight-day trip ... Read more...

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Finnair to test new menu


May 31st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 31 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Thursday said it will soon start pilot tests on new service concept on its Helsinki-Manchester flights by providing a host of delicacies such ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to increase frequency from Nagpur


May 29th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Low cost airline Air Arabia Tuesday announced that it will increase the frequency of flights from Nagpur to United Arab Emirates (UAE) to four times a ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to launch flights to Ahmedabad


May 29th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways Monday said that it will start daily flights to Ahmedabad from November 2012."Addition of Ahmedabad will make significant contributions to traffic ... Read more...

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