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Air India stops ferrying animals for labs


September 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) After protests by rights activists, Air India has stopped ferrying animals like rabbits, cats and dogs for laboratory tests, where they are experimented upon and finally ... Read more...

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Polish Airlines opts for Technopark IT firm’s software


August 9th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 9 (IANS) Polish airline Eurolot will use a software, "iFly Res", developed by Kerala-based technology company to manage passenger reservations of its entire fleet, an official of the ... Read more...

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Australian immigration minister under attack for foreign workers’ deal


May 26th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 26 (IANS) Australian trade unions have urged the Labor government led by Prime Minister Julia Gillard to overturn a decision by her immigration minister to allow an iron ... Read more...

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Miraanda Kerr becomes Qantas face


January 14th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr has been named the new ambassador of Australia-based airline Qantas.Kerr, who is married to actor Orlando Bloom, has joined the likes ... Read more...

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Emirates to host world airline squash tournament


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS/WAM) Emirates airlines will host this year's World Airline Squash Tournament for the fourth time in Dubai between Oct 24 and 28.The tournament is recognised internationally ... Read more...

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Australian flights cancelled due to Chile volcanic ash


June 12th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 12 (IANS) Thousands of travellers were left stranded in Australia after many domestic and international flights were cancelled Sunday due to volcanic ash from Chile making its way ... Read more...

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John Travolta’s Qantas safety video ‘angers flight crew’


March 20th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 20 (ANI): Hollywood actor John Travolta's new Qantas safety video has been branded 'cringe-worthy' by the airline's flight attendants and pilots, because the actor referred to them as a 'team' ... Read more...

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Qantas plane denied flight path through Iraq


February 15th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) A passenger aircraft of Australian airline Qantas had to change its flight path after it was denied entry into Iraqi air space, a media report said Tuesday.The QF32 ... Read more...

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Qantas awarded for ‘best cellars in the sky’


February 8th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 8 (ANI): Australia based airline, Qantas, has been voted as having the best onboard wine, scooping the top honours during a worldwide airline competition.Qantas took out Best First Class Cellar ... Read more...

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Oz companies buying misspelt internet addresses to stop others from using their brands


February 6th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Australian companies are reportedly buying misspelt Internet domain names with the intention of stopping others from gaining profit from their brand names.Some corporations like Qantas, Westpac and Woolworths ... Read more...

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Thorpe’s comeback announcement praised and panned on Twitter


February 2nd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.2 (ANI): Swimming champion Ian Thorpe's announcement Wednesday that he will aim to compete in the London 2012 Olympics has been both praised and widely panned on social networking sites ... Read more...

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Qantas to start world’s longest 747 route


January 29th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 28 (ANI): Qantas would reportedly start its services on the world's longest 747 route, flying 13,804 kilometres non-stop from Sydney to Dallas, Texas, later this year.In 1989, Qantas had ... Read more...

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Qantas flight experiences mid-air scare, passengers given oxygen masks


January 25th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.25 (ANI): A Qantas airliner carrying 99 passengers from Adelaide to Melbourne was forced rapidly to descend 26,000 feet after a sudden cabin depressurisation on Tuesday morning.Passengers were asked to put ... Read more...

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Qantas’ flight woes continue as fault forces US-bound jet to divert to Fiji


January 19th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 19(ANI): A Qantas flight carrying almost 400 people from Sydney to New York was diverted to Fiji after a fuel valve fault, just four days after another safety scare on ... Read more...

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No end in sight to Qantas’ flight break down woes


November 30th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 30 (ANI): Qantas has been forced into a controversy yet again after passengers were removed from one of its planes, bound for Sydney, this morning because it reportedly suffered a ... Read more...

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Qantas A380 Flight Service Returns To Normalcy


November 27th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian airline Qantas resumed its Airbus SAS A380 services first time after an engine explosion few weeks back that resulted in the airline stalling all flights ... Read more...

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Qantas to resume some Airbus A380 flights from Saturday following engine scares


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 23 (ANI): Qantas has said that it is to resume some Airbus A380 flights from Saturday after checking the engines on its fleet of superjumbos.According to news.com.au, the announcement has ... Read more...

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Qantas dismisses ‘Travolta overshot runway at Melbourne airport’ claim


November 18th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 18 (ANI): Claims of actor John Travolta overshooting a runway at Melbourne airport have been refuted by Air Services Australia and Qantas.Travolta, 56, was flying in to celebrate Qantas' 90th ... Read more...

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Travolta’s wife ‘not in labour’, says rep


November 16th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Nov 16 (ANI): A representative for actor John Travolta has dismissed reports that actor rushed home from Australia because his pregnant wife Kelly Preston went into labor."This story is 100 per ... Read more...

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Airline employee caught fondling passenger in plane (Lead)


October 30th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) A woman employee of Australian airlines Qantas, who was not on duty, was allegedly caught fondling a passenger during a flight. The airlines said the matter is being ... Read more...

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Airline employee caught fondling passenger in plane


October 30th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) A woman employee of Australian airlines Qantas, who was not on duty, was caught fondling a passenger during a flight.The woman - who was not an air hostess ... Read more...

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Qantas woman under investigation over ‘mile-high’ sex romp


October 29th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 29 (ANI): A female Qantas employee is under investigation for a "mile-high" sex romp with a male passenger.According to the Herald Sun, the two were sitting side by side in ... Read more...

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Walt Disney, Virgin and Google amongst top 10 dream employers


October 29th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 29 (ANI): Are you one of those who want to work someplace else? If so, you aren't alone - a study released this week showed that 73 per cent of ... Read more...

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Soon, fly from Oz to NYC in 12 mins flat or soar like a bird in see-through craft!


September 24th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 24 (ANI): Boeing Australia's President, Ian Thomas, has said that although Airbus' "invisible" concept, which aims to build planes that have a completely transparent fuselage, sounds "interesting", he would be ... Read more...

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Possible TAM-LAN merger set to create biggest South American airline in region


August 14th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 14 (ANI): Leading South American airlines LAN of Chile and TAM of Brazil have announced merger plans, a deal that, if completed, would result in the largest airline operator in ... Read more...

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Abby Sunderland: The Lost Sailor Found In Indian Ocean


June 12th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Abby Sutherland whose real name is Abby Sunderland was lost at the sea last Wednesday as reported. This 16 year old girl from California was sailing ... Read more...

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Missing Californian Teen Sailor, Abby Sunderland, Reported To Be In A Safe And Sound State


June 11th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
A search and rescue crew has managed to establish contact with Abby Sunderland, a 16-year-old California girl. Well-wishers had dreaded that Abby had gone missing in the sea. However, her ... Read more...

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Now, unlock hotel rooms with mobile phones!


May 25th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 25 (ANI): A new technology has been developed that will allow travellers to by-pass the check-in desks and unlock their hotel rooms themselves by using their mobile phones.The mobile check-in ... Read more...

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Qantas reusing plastic cutlery 30 times before throwing it away


May 17th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): Australian air carrier Qantas is believed to be reusing its plastic cutlery as many as thirty times before throwing it away.The airline has accepted that they collect knives ... Read more...

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Volcano In Iceland Continues To Impact Flights Globally


April 19th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): All incoming and leave-taking flights at the Humberside Airport in Great Britain continue to stay suspended as ash from a volcano in Iceland ... Read more...

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Sexpo to be soon listed on Oz stockmarket?


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 3 (ANI): Adult lifestyle exhibition, popularly known as Sexpo, could be listed on the Australian stockmarket before the end of the year.Organisers of the exposition are looking to fund an ... Read more...

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Australia still seeks more Indian tourists


February 12th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Despite the negative image of Australia in Indian minds at the moment, the country is seeking more tourists from India, building on the 11.9 percent ... Read more...

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Qantas praises Mahindra Satyam as a good value partner


September 2nd, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep.2 (ANI): Qantas has praised outsourcing partner Mahindra Satyam's performance despite the latter being embroiled in a much-publicised billion-dollar accounting scandal.According to Australian IT, Qantas corporate services and technology executive manager ... Read more...

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Ralph Fiennes’ flight sex partner charged with assaulting woman


August 26th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 26 (ANI): A member of the most notorious "mile high" club Down Under, who was sacked by Qantas after she had she had sex with film star Ralph Fiennes on ... Read more...

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Russian airline chooses Kerala IT firm’s solution


August 18th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) Russian airline company S7 Cargo has opted for the city-based IBS Software's new-generation cargo management solution, "iCargo", the IT firm said here Tuesday. Moscow-headquartered S7 Cargo is ... Read more...

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