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Air India crisis enters 10th day, losses touch Rs.188 crore


May 17th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The Air India crisis entered its 10th day Thursday as the impasse between agitating pilots and the management continued and the carrier's losses mounted to ... Read more...

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Cracks among pilots, only one flight cancelled (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Cracks appeared among the striking Air India pilots Wednesday as some of them returned to work and the management said it expects more to follow.The ... Read more...

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Israeli technology minimizes bird hits in flight


February 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 8 (IANS) Bird hits can be particularly nasty for an airplane, forcing it to land or send it crashing to the ground, often with devastating consequences. Now, ... Read more...

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Abducted Bulgarian pilots released in Sudan


June 7th, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, June 7 (IANS) Three Bulgarian pilots - working for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) - who were abducted in January, have been released in Sudan, a statement said.WFP ... Read more...

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Pilots’ strike will not see another day, rules Delhi High Court


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Delhi High Court has asked striking Air India pilots to take a decision on resuming their work, warning 'this strike will not see another day'.A division ... Read more...

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Pilots’ strike: Delhi High Court to hear contempt case


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): With the Air India pilots' strike entering its sixth day on Monday, the Delhi High Court will hear a contempt case against three pilots, including Indian Commercial ... Read more...

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Arunachal Pradesh CM Khandu safe, chopper lands at Daporijo


April 30th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 30 (ANI): A Pawan Hans Helicopter, which was flying from Tawang to Itanagar with Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, has landed safely at Daporijo after going missing since 10 ... Read more...

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Arunachal Pradesh CM on board Pawan Hans chopper goes missing


April 30th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 30 (ANI): A Pawan Hans Helicopter flying from Tawang to Itanagar with Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu has gone missing since 10 a.m. today.The helicopter left from Tawang in ... Read more...

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Fake pilot scam: Files go missing from DGCA


April 19th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Police are probing the disappearance from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation's office of files on two pilots under the scanner for obtaining licences using ... Read more...

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One more held in fake pilot licence scam


April 16th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) One more pilot was arrested here for getting a licence on the basis of forged documents, Delhi Police said Friday.Saif Misbah was arrested from Mayapuri ... Read more...

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Three more pilots under scanner for fake licence


April 12th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Tuesday forwarded to investigators names of three more pilots suspected to have procured flying licences using forged mark ... Read more...

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Fake pilot scam: Two DGCA staffers held for forgery (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Two more officials of aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) were arrested here for helping pilots procure commercial pilot licences through forged documents, ... Read more...

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Two more held in fake pilot scam


April 5th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A pilot and a tout have been arrested from Ahmedabad in Gujarat in connection with the fake pilot scam, Delhi Police said Tuesday."We have arrested ... Read more...

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One more fake pilot arrested (Lead)


April 4th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) One more pilot was arrested for obtaining a licence on forged documents, Delhi Police said Monday. He is the seventh pilot to be arrested in ... Read more...

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Fake pilot scam: Delhi Police issues lookout notice against four persons


March 28th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has issued a lookout notice against three pilots and a flying instructor for allegedly being involved in forging mark sheets to ... Read more...

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Lookout notices issued for three fake pilots, instructor


March 28th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Delhi Police issued a lookout notice Monday against three pilots and a flying instructor for forging marksheets to procure pilot licences."We have issued notices against ... Read more...

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Fake pilots: Four more held


March 26th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Four more people, including a directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) official, have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the fake pilots scam, police ... Read more...

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Fake pilots: More arrests likely


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 23 (IANS) More arrests are likely for allegedly granting fake liceses to unqualified pilots, sources in Rajasthan's anti-corruption bureau (ACP) said Wednesday.SpiceJet pilots Anoop Choudhary and Amit Mundara ... Read more...

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Drunk pilot jailed for forgetting where he was flying


January 24th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) A pilot has been jailed after he was so drunk at London's Heathrow airport he could not remember where he was flying to when asked by security officials.George ... Read more...

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Drunken Delta Air Lines pilot jailed for 6 months in UK


January 24th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): A Delta Air Lines pilot was jailed for six months by a UK court after he turned up drunk at a London airport to fly a transatlantic passenger ... Read more...

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Jet Airways sacks three pilot, calls strike illegal


September 8th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 8 (ANI): Jet Airways, which had to cancel 190 flights by 2 p.m. on Tuesday due to mass sick leave taken by its pilots, has sacked three pilots.The ... Read more...

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Russian Su-27 fighter jets collide, one killed (Lead)


August 16th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (Xinhua) Two Russian Su- 27 fighter jets collided during a training exercise Sunday killing one pilot, a media report said. "According to updated information, one of the three pilots ... Read more...

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Navy to take ONGC’s help to salvage helicopter wreckage


April 6th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 6 (IANS) Unable to salvage the wreckage of a Naval helicopter, that had crashed off Goa last month, the Indian Navy has sought expertise from the Oil and Natural Gas ... Read more...

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Three IAF pilots die in test flight crash near Bangalore


March 6th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) Three Indian Air Force (IAF) test pilots died Friday when the prototype aircraft Saras of the state-run National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) crashed near Bidadi, about 30 km from ... Read more...

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Seven South Africans still trapped in Mumbai hotel


November 28th, 2008 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 28 (Xinhua) Seven South Africans are still trapped in the Oberoi Trident Hotel in India's commercial capital Mumbai following terrorist attacks that left over 100 people dead, the country's foreign ... Read more...

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