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US flight feeds needles to travellers

18 July 2012 1:32 AM GMT
An airlines company said it was looking into complaints of what seemed like sewing needles, found in the food served on board four US-bound flights...

Air India to sell family silver to ease finances

16 July 2012 1:04 AM GMT
Cash-strapped Air India is looking forward to using assets it has built up over the years like priceless paintings, sculptures and even a prime...

Engine failure led to Nigerian plane crash

14 July 2012 1:58 AM GMT
Dual engine failure caused the crash of a Nigerian plane that killed 150 people on board, including two Indians, in Lagos last month, a preliminary...

Air India revenue up 21% despite strike

12 July 2012 12:40 AM GMT
Despite the two-month-long strike by a section of its pilots, the state-owned Air India saw its revenues rise 21 per cent in the April-June...

Corporate lobbies get DGCA chief sacked

11 July 2012 2:09 AM GMT
In a surprising move, the civil aviation minister Ajit Singh removed Bharat Bhushan, a senior bureaucrat, from the post of the chief of the...

AI plane returns after emergency landing in Pak

10 July 2012 12:35 AM GMT
One hundred and twenty two passengers of an Air India flight had a terrible and fearful journey when their flight made an emergency landing in...

AI unsure when to pick Dreamliners

9 July 2012 2:55 PM GMT
Uncertainty hangs over when Air India will take delivery of the first of the 27 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft it has ordered, even as three of them...

Kingfisher needs fresh equity infusion: SBI

7 July 2012 2:57 AM GMT
The State Bank of India [SBI] on Friday said plans to revive Kingfisher Airlines will not work unless they are backed by fresh equity infusion.‘Firm...

Kingfisher's woes jeopardise its properties

6 July 2012 4:59 AM GMT
Lenders to debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines on Thursday hinted at selling the carrier’s two properties in Mumbai and Goa worth Rs 120 crore to recover...

'Untrained pilots, faulty equipment caused crash'

6 July 2012 1:23 AM GMT
French air accident investigators say a combination of mistakes by inadequately trained pilots and faulty equipment caused an Air France jet to plunge ...

AI may take 45 days to fly full steam

4 July 2012 1:59 AM GMT
Contrary to expectations, it will take more than a month to 45 days before the Air India services become normal. On Tuesday, the Delhi high court...

Passengers, crew foil plane hijack plan

30 Jun 2012 1:28 AM GMT
Suspected Uighur militants from China's restive Xinjiang region on Friday attempted to hijack a plane but alert passengers and crew foiled the bid...
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