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Kerala diaspora in Middle East asked to shun politicians


July 8th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 (IANS) The Kerala Association of Travel Agents (KATA) Sunday asked the Kerala diaspora in the Middle East to shun political leaders who arrive there to meet them ... Read more...

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Oregon man is converting a 727 Jet Into a dream home


June 4th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Plane enthusiast Bruce Campbell is now converting an out-of-service grounded Boeing 727-200 aircraft into his dream home in Oregon’s forest. Campbell claims that he loves living in ... Read more...

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China working on passenger jet engine


June 30th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 30 (IANS) A design plan for an indigenously developed large passenger-jet engine is expected to be released by the end of the year, authorities said Thursday.Trials of prototype ... Read more...

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380 Indians to return from Japan Saturday


March 19th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) National carrier Air India will bring back 380 more Indians from quake-hit Japan by Saturday night, a senior official said here."Around 380 passengers will be ... Read more...

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Air India to bring back 383 more Indians from Japan


March 17th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) National carrier Air India will bring back 383 more Indians from quake-hit Japan by Thursday night, a senior official here said."Around 383 passengers will be ... Read more...

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Now, meet the shrimp that makes more noise than a jumbo jet!


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Smokey the cat, whose purr was said to be louder than a lawnmower, might get stiff competition from a saltwater shrimp just 4cm long.By snapping its large claw ... Read more...

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First batch of evacuees from Libya reaching Delhi midnight (Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The first batch of Indians evacuated from the strife-torn north African nation of Libya will land here in a special Air India flight close to midnight Saturday, ... Read more...

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First batch of evacuees from Libya to reach India midnight


February 26th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The first batch of Indians evacuated from the strife-torn north African nation of Libya will land here close to midnight Saturday, an Air India official said. "The ... Read more...

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Boeing gets ready to unveil fourth-generation 747 version jetliner


February 13th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13(ANI): Boeing on Sunday will officially unveil its highly-touted 747-8 Intercontinental, a wide-body commercial jet airliner that is being heralded as the next generation of the aviation giant's iconic jumbo ... Read more...

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Qantas’ woes continue, jet returns to Sydney


November 15th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) Australia's Qantas airlines was hit by another problem Monday when a jumbo jet bound for Argentina was forced to return to Sydney after smoke came out from the ... Read more...

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Jumbo Jet Forced To Land By Roy Anthony Heaps


October 27th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A passenger packed Jumbo Jet was forced to land midway through its flight after a man became involved in a family altercation. The discord ... Read more...

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Two pilots killed in cargo plane crash in Dubai


September 4th, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) Two pilots were killed Friday when a Boeing 747 cargo plane crashed on a road just two minutes after it took off from Dubai airport, police said. The plane ... Read more...

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IGI new termainal’s first international flight on July 14


July 7th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) An Air India flight from Washington will be the first flight to operate from the swanky new terminal-3 (T3) at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here ... Read more...

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Solar plane set for test flight in night sky


June 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): A plane, called Solar Impulse, which is powered by the sun's rays, is all set to go on a test flight at night later this month.The Swiss researchers, ... Read more...

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Manned Solar Plane Scheduled To Fly At Night


June 16th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A plane totally fuelled by solar energy will be taking off into the night very soon, at the end of June, this year. ... Read more...

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Abdulmutallab carried explosives strong enough to destroy US airliner


December 28th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who was part of the plot to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day, has been accused of carrying explosives strong enough to ... Read more...

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NASA jumbo jet plans to unlock origins of the universe


December 19th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 19 (ANI): A NASA jumbo jet that will help scientists unlock the origins of the universe with infrared observations reached a milestone on December 18 when doors covering the plane's ... Read more...

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Production begins on China’s jumbo jet


September 9th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Hong Kong, Sep.9 (ANI): China's largest domestically-produced jumbo jet made its international debut at Asia's biggest air show in Hong Kong Tuesday.The single-aisle C919 is a jetliner with up to 200 seats ... Read more...

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China to build indigenous jet engine by 2016


August 27th, 2009 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 27 (Xinhua) China's first indigenously built jet engine will debut in 2016, an official said Wednesday. "China is expected to complete its first jumbo jet engine in 2016," said Zhang Jian, ... Read more...

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Bizarre ‘lying-down game’ the latest craze among Facebook users


July 10th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): A bizarre "lying-down game" has become the latest fad among Facebook usersSeveral groups have been set up by Facebook users in honour of the game, which has ... Read more...

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Americans to see International Space Station on Fourth of July


July 1st, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): The skies of the Unites States of America are all set to lit up on the fourth of July with a spectacular view of the International Space Station ... Read more...

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Airlines shaving spoon size, dumping magazines to beat recession!


June 10th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Airlines have been shaving spoon sizes and dumping in-flight magazines in a bid to make planes less heavier and save fuel during the credit crunch, reveals the International ... Read more...

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Real cost of New York flyover far more than Air Force’s total


April 30th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 30 (ANI): Flying the presidential jet over lower Manhattan for a photo op cost far more than the 328,835 dollars the Air Force says it spent.New York Mayor Mike ... Read more...

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43 injured as jumbo jet plunges off Japan coast


February 20th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 20 (DPA) Forty-three people were injured - one suffering a broken neck - when a Boeing 747-400 of the US company Northwest Airlines plunged briefly in violent turbulence off the ... Read more...

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Mystery about origins of life solved: Canadian scientists


February 20th, 2009 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 20 (IANS) Canadian scientists claim to have solved a major mystery about the origins of life on earth. The claims come at a time when the world is celebrating the bicentennial ... Read more...

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Decommissioned jumbo jet gets new life as hostel


January 28th, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Jan 28 (DPA) Up close, a Boeing 747-200 is an impressive sight. Visitors to Stockholm's Arlanda airport can now get a real, close-up view of a mighty bird - in the ... Read more...

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Shuttle landing delayed, shifted to California


December 1st, 2008 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (DPA) US space agency NASA announced a further delay Sunday of the planned landing of the space shuttle Endeavour due to weather conditions, and shifted the landing site from ... Read more...

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Kumble sees bright future for Indian cricket under Dhoni


November 4th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Nov 4 (ANI): Former Indian Test skipper Anil Kumble sees a bright future for Indian cricket under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who succeeded him."Dhoni has done exceptionally well ... Read more...

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Republicans target Obama through nasty 9/11-linked mailer


October 22nd, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.22 (ANI): The Republicans have unleashed a blistering mailing against Barack Obama that invokes the 9/11 attacks with a disturbing image of a jumbo jet and a warning that ... Read more...

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The top 12 world’’s greatest aviation innovations revealed


October 5th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Hundred years since the Wright Brothers took wing many inventions have taken place in the field of aviation. Now, a website has compiled a list of the ... Read more...

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Up in the air for a Zeppelin view of London


July 15th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) A Zeppelin airship piloted by a German over London skies? The sepia image of 90 years ago turns real once again, this time, as a tourist cruiser over ... Read more...

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China to open its jumbo jet manufacturing company


May 11th, 2008 - 9:59 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Shanghai (China), May 11 (Xinhua) China is set to unveil its own jumbo jet manufacturing company here Sunday, marking a crucial stage for the country's research and development of giant passenger planes. ... Read more...

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Jordan set to own Jumbo Jet?


March 3rd, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Katie Price a.k.a Jordan is reportedly planning to buy a private jet.If sources are to be believed, the 29-year-old glamour model is planning to buy a Hawker 900 ... Read more...

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Ex-British SAS soldier to attempt skydiving from 120,000ft


February 19th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 19 (ANI): An ex-British SAS soldier is hoping to enter record books - by skydiving from 120,000ft.Movie stuntman Steve Truglia will jump from a hot air balloon 24 miles ... Read more...

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Brits will soon fly to Oz in just 41/2 hours!


February 6th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by admin
London, Feb 6 (ANI): The large amount of time spent reaching Australia from Britain may soon be history, for Virgin Atlantic has developed an aircraft which will facilitate trippers reach Oz in ... Read more...

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