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SpiceJet to start Madurai-Colombo service


August 29th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet Wednesday said it will start services between Madurai and Colombo from Sep 20."SpiceJet will be the first airline to operate regular international ... Read more...

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Putin calls for new long-range bomber and UAVs


June 15th, 2012 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS) Russia must start developing a long-range bomber aircraft and a range of military unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) or drones as these were "most important areas of ... Read more...

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IAF awaits cabinet nod to buy Pilatus trainer


November 18th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 18 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is awaiting cabinet approval to buy the Swiss-made Pilatus PC-7 aircraft to train its rookie pilots, Chief of Air Staff Air ... Read more...

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Brazil plane crash leaves 16 dead


July 14th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 14 (IANS/EFE) A small plane crashed shortly after takeoff in the northeastern Brazilian city of Recife, killing all 16 people on board, officials said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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IAF shortlists Swiss aircraft for training rookie pilots


June 16th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has short-listed the Swiss-made Philatus PC-7 aircraft to buy for training its rookie pilots, Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal P.V. ... Read more...

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Vision Airlines Starts Operating At Low Costs


January 18th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is going to get a lot easier to fly in and out of Florida Panhandle. Vision Airlines recently began to offer flights from Northwest Florida ... Read more...

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Aerocaribbean Plane Crash Leaves All Crew And passengers Dead In Central Cuba


November 5th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Havana, Nov 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a tragic development a small sized passenger plane belonging to Aero Caribbean airline has crashed in Central Cuba. The accident has possibly killed all ... Read more...

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US may lift 21-year-old arms embargo against China


October 11th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 11 (ANI): The United States is likely to to lift its 21-year-old arms embargo against China in the wake of President Barack Obama's request on Saturday to ease ... Read more...

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First of six C-130J Super Hercules heads for India


October 6th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 6 (ANI): The first of six C-130J Super Hercules destined for the Indian Air Force took to the skies for its maiden flight yesterday in Marietta, Georgia, U.S.A.According ... Read more...

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Kingfisher starts Bangalore-Mysore service


October 1st, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Leading private carrier Kingfisher Airlines Friday began operating direct flight to Mysore, connecting this tech hub with the cultural capital of Karnataka."The 45-minute flight will be operated on ... Read more...

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Pak Navy inducts two P3C Orion surveillance aircraft into fleet


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.2 (ANI): The Pakistan Navy has inducted two P3C Orion surveillance aircraft, which were acquired from the US, into its fleet.Speaking during the induction ceremony at the Mehran naval base, Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Iranian Fokker F27 Aircraft Approached US Naval Carrier Ship


April 29th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, a prominent US naval ship was approached by a turboprop reconnaissance plane owned by Iranian Navy and the aircraft came very close ... Read more...

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Kingfisher flight aborted after pilot suspects snag


February 5th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A Kingfisher Airlines flight to Kullu with 35 passengers on board landed soon after taking off from the Indira Gandhi International Airport here Friday after the pilot ... Read more...

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Three people dead after Ohio plane crash


January 19th, 2010 - 4:27 am ICT by BNO News
ELYRIA, OHIO (BNO NEWS) -- Three people were confirmed dead on Monday after a small plane carrying four people crashed near Lorain County Regional Airport in Ohio, officials said.The fixed wing multi-engine ... Read more...

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Plane slides off runway on Thai holiday island, one dead (Lead)


August 4th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 4 (DPA) The captain of a passenger plane was killed when the aircraft he was flying slid off the runway Tuesday while landing at the popular Thai tourist island of ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force plane missing, presumed crashed in Arunachal


June 10th, 2009 - 12:24 am ICT by John Le Fevre
The Indian Air Force is conducting an aerial search for an Antonov AN-32 military transport plane with at least 14 people on board which went missing on a flight from Mechuka ... Read more...

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IAF loses two aircraft in a day, pilot killed (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


January 22nd, 2009 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) lost two planes Wednesday, with a jet aircraft of the Surya Kiran aerobatic display team crashing in Karnataka, killing its pilot Wing ... Read more...

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IAF jet crashes, pilot killed (Second lead)


January 21st, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) A jet aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Surya Kiran aerobatic display team crashed at Bidar in north Karnataka Wednesday, killing its pilot Wing Commander R.S. Dhaliwal, ... Read more...

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Sudanese plane crashes in Moldova, eight dead


April 12th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
DPA Chisinau (Moldova), April 12 (DPA) A Sudanese cargo plane crashed near the Moldovan capital Chisinau killing all eight aboard, the Interfax news agency reported Saturday. The Antonov-32 twin turboprop had been taking ... Read more...

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Five killed as military plane crashes in Vietnam


April 8th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hanoi, April 8 (DPA) Five Vietnamese pilots were killed Tuesday morning when a military aircraft crashed into a rice field on the outskirts of Hanoi, a military official said. The Antonov An-26 ... Read more...

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Air India announces flights to Madhya Pradesh


February 16th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Air India Saturday launched new flights to connect national capital Delhi with Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh four times a week. Air India officials said the new flight ... Read more...

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