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San Francisco crash: Pilot had little experience on 777s, asked to abort landing

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San Francisco/Seoul: Asiana Airlines says the pilot in control of the Boeing 777 that crashed in San Francisco had little experience flying that type of plane and was landing one for the first time a

Grounded Kingfisher's shareholder base zooms to record high

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New Delhi: In a logic-defying trend, the number of shareholders at Kingfisher Airlines has zoomed to a record high level of about 2.4 lakh investors even as the carrier has remained grounded for over

Air India to launch Amritsar-Delhi-Birmingham flight from August 1

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New Delhi: Expanding its global network with Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, Air India will be launching its Amritsar-Delhi-Birmingham flight from August 1.
The flight, which would operate four days

AirAsia: Aggressive plan for India domestic service

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Mumbai: Budget carrier AirAsia plans to aggressively grow its Indian affiliate's fleet by adding 10 planes a year and will focus operations on the country's under-utilised airports, the group's chief

Plane makes emergency landing in Mumbai after bomb scare

Mumbai: A Kuala Lumpur-bound Oman Air flight from Muscat on Saturday made an emergency landing here after a mid-air bomb scare, airport officials said.
The flight landed safely and the plane has been

Ratan Tata to be chief advisor to AirAsia India board

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New Delhi: Low-cost carrier AirAsia on Sunday announced industry leader Ratan Tata as Chief Advisor to the board of its Indian venture and promised 'Nano' airfares once it begins operating flights in

Indira Gandhi International Airport gets world's second best airport award

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New Delhi: Indira Gandhi International Airport has been named the world's second best airport in the 25-40 million passengers category by the Airport Council International.
The airport also has been

Jet-Etihad deal put on hold by Foreign Investment Promotion Board

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New Delhi: The Rs 2058 crore deal struck by Jet Airways to sell 24 per cent of its stake to Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways was put on hold on Friday by Government's foreign investment approving agency wh

Flying out of Delhi will be cheaper from tomorrow

Flying out of Delhi would become cheaper from tomorrow, with the development fee (DF) charged by the operator of IGI airport here being reduced by Rs 100 for domestic and Rs 700 per international passenger.

Cathay Pacific links city to Hong Kong

Spreading its wings wider, Cathay Pacific on Saturday launched direct flights to Hong Kong from Hyder-abad’s Rajiv Gandhi Inter-national Airport.

Passengers availing this service can now connect to

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