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Diplomatic travails, airlines & odd balls on bookshelf (IANS Books this Week)


May 26th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) This week's bookshelf is way off the often-walked track, full of unusual tales and surprises. Browse with IANS...1. Book: "The Ambassadors' Club: The Indian Diplomat ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

12 hurt as US flight hits turbulence


April 5th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) At least 12 air-passengers in the US suffered injuries after their flight encountered some turbulence, officials said.According to officials, it could not be immediately confirmed whether ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

London oil executive linked to 9/11 hijackers


February 18th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) A Saudi man accused of associating with 9/11 hijackers and who disappeared from his home in the US a few weeks before the attacks in 2001, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mexico has 190 mn tourists in 2011


February 14th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) Mexico registered "nearly 190 million tourists", of whom 22.67 million were foreigners, in 2011, eclipsing 185.7 million tourists registered in 2008, the Tourism Secretariat said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US dedicates new memorial ahead of 9/11’s 10th anniversary


September 11th, 2011 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) The US Saturday dedicated a new national memorial to commemorate the victims of United Airlines Flight 93 who were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The memorial ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Defiant Nepal Airlines rats on Air India, other peers


September 8th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 8 (IANS) After being forced to halt flights two days in a row following fears that mice were on board and becoming the butt of unflattering reports in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air traffic controller falls asleep at D.C. airport as jets attempt to land


March 25th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has opened an investigation after the sole air traffic controller at Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) near Washington, D.C. ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Jet inks frequent flier partnership with US Airways


March 5th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 5 (IANS) Jet Airways Friday announced a reciprocal frequent flyer partnership with US Airways.This is the second reciprocal agreement by India's premier international airline with North ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coffee spill diverts United Airlines flight


January 6th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An United Airlines which was scheduled for Frankfurt from Chicago made an abrupt stop in Canada after some spilled coffee triggered a hijacking alert.The Canadian authorities ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Coffee Spill Diverts United Airlines Flight, Triggers Hijacking Alert


January 6th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cup of coffee belonging to a pilot on board a United Airlines flight, which was headed to Frankfurt, Germany from Chicago, Illinois, spilled over, causing the plane ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese tourists among biggest Christmas spenders in US


December 24th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/New York, Dec 24 (IANS) New York and Hawaii are among the most popular Christmas holiday destinations among Chinese this year as tour operators rush to grab a pie of this lucrative ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Technology unable to keep up with vagaries of weather


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Mobile applications and mobile web services are failing to update passengers with the latest travel information, in view of the vagaries of weather. Research from mobile internet ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

American Airlines To Check Boeing 757 Fleet And Start New Service


December 14th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Airlines has decided to thoroughly inspect a majority of its entire Boeing 757 fleet. The decision was taken after one of its planes was found ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

United Airlines announces service from Lagos to Washington, D.C.


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by BNO News
LAGOS (BNO NEWS) -- United Airlines on Monday announced the schedule of its new service between Lagos and Washington D.C., which is the airline's second destination on the African continent.The U.S. bound ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

O’Hare Airport Operations Limp Back To Normalcy


October 27th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Storm and strong wind have resulted in a number of flights getting cancelled in the O'Hare Airport of Chicago thereby causing severe inconvenience to the fliers. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Dutch police arrest British terror suspect at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport


September 20th, 2010 - 4:12 am ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch police on Sunday morning arrested a British terror suspect aboard a Uganda-bound passenger plane at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, prosecutors said.The British citizen, who is of Somali ancestry, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

UAL, Continental merger clearance makes it world’s largest airline


September 18th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 18 (ANI): United Airlines (UAL) and Continental Airlines (CAL) have been cleared to merge, creating the world's largest carrier after shareholders in both the airlines voted to approve the deal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Continental stockholders approve merger with United Airlines


September 17th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by BNO News
HOUSTON (BNO NEWS) -- Stockholders of Continental Airlines on Friday morning overwhelmingly approved its planned merger with United Airlines to create the world's largest airline, the company said.The meeting with shareholders was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

First Lady Michelle Obama And Laura Bush Visit Temporary Memorial Site At Shanksville


September 12th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Shanksville, Sep 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The crowd which gathered at the United Airlines Flight 93 temporary memorial site in Shanksville, Pennsylvania on Saturday remembered not only the lives lost in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ninth 9/11 anniversary marked by controversy as relatives gather


September 11th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- The ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States was marked by controversy on Saturday, as family members and friends of the victims ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Detention of American-Yemeni over terror plot may be a false alarm


September 1st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): Two American-Yemeni men who flew from Chicago to Amsterdam and were detained on Monday in the Netherlands on suspicion of being on a dry run for a future ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak Army officers cancel US CENTCON visit offended over ‘mistreatment’


September 1st, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 1 (ANI): A delegation of Pakistani military officers travelling to the United States Central Command headquarters in Tampa, Florida, cancelled their visit in protest against the alleged misbehaviour they had ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

American-Yemeni passengers detained in Netherlands over terrorist plot fears


August 31st, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 31 (ANI): Two United States residents of Yemeni descent, who flew from Chicago to Amsterdam on Sunday night, have been detained at Schiphol Airport by Dutch Police after landing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ABC: Men arrested at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport were preparing terrorist attack


August 31st, 2010 - 4:29 am ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Two men were arrested aboard a United Airlines flight after landing at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on Monday, ABC News reported.The network, citing Dutch public prosecutor Ernst Koelman, said ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Plane evacuated in Chicago airport


August 5th, 2010 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 5 (IANS) Passengers on a plane at Chicago's O'Hare international airport were evacuated after fire broke out in the plane's landing gear. There were 188 passengers and 11 crew members ... Read more...

Posted in World |

United, Continental announce new leadership for combined airline


July 27th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by BNO News
CHICAGO (BNO NEWS) -- Continental Airlines and United Airlines on Tuesday announced a new leadership team of the combined airline, reporting directly to current Continental CEO Jeff Smisek, who will serve as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New site for Flight 93 memorial unveiled


July 12th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cambria County, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The flight 93-memorial site, which was created where the United Airlines flight 93 crashed, has had over a million visits till now.The new temporary memorial site, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Flight 93 Temporary Memorial At Western Pennsylvania


July 12th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Parks Service has recently told to media sources that a new temporary memorial site for the heroes of The Flight 93 that crashed during ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

United Airlines In For Trouble As Woman Left On Plane Sues Them


May 29th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): United Airlines was in for a rude shock when a woman passenger who was left on plane decided to sue them. She had apparently fallen ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Michigan Woman who was left alone on a plane has sued United Airlines


May 28th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Southfield, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Michigan woman who was left alone on a plane has now sued United Airlines. Ginger McGuire was taking a flight to Philadelphia and she fell asleep ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Woman Left On Plane Sues Airline


May 28th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A woman who was traveling in a Trans State Airlines’ flight is suing the airline because it left her sleeping in her seat for ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Woman Left Asleep In Closed Plane Sues Airline


May 28th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The experience of falling asleep in an airplane and then waking up to find it completely empty, and then not being able to make one's way ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tudors Star Rhys Meyers Heads Back to Rehab-Again


May 21st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnathan Rhys Meyers is on his way back to rehab, to be treated for alcohol addiction. According to 'People' Magazine, a source who is close to the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘The Tudors’ star Jonathan Rhys Meyers is back in rehab


May 21st, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘The Tudors’ star Jonathan Rhys Meyers is back in rehab. And apparently this is not the first time for the actor, but a record fourth time. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘The Tudors’ Star Jonathan Rhys Meyers Headed For Rehab Again


May 21st, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jonathan Rhys Meyers, the actors who is known for 'The Tudors' is coming back to London for treating his alcohol addiction. This has been confirmed by ... Read more...

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