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Hijack drama: Minister’s clean chit to pilot

A high-level team of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) on Saturday, conducted a preliminary inquiry into the hijack scare created by the Air India Express pilot even as union civil aviation

Kingfisher lenders say recovery last option


Lenders to Kingfisher Airlines, whose combined exposure of nearly Rs 7,500 crore is at risk, have said they will go in for recovery measures only as the last resort and expressed hope that its promote

We were portrayed as terrorists: Passengers of Abu Dhabi-Kochi flight

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It was a harrowing 12 hours for passengers of the Air India Express (AIE) flight from Abu Dhabi to Kochi . Having been diverted to Thiruvananthapuram owing to fog early Friday morning, the passengers

Passengers fly into rage, woman pilot cries ‘hijack’

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A hijack scare sounded by an Air India Express flight commander led to dramatic scenes at the airport here and at Nedumbassery in Kerala on Friday, putting 165 passengers, including women and infants,

Kingfisher Airlines has flying licence suspended


The flying licence of Kingfisher Airlines has been suspended after the debt-laden carrier failed to satisfy concerns from the aviation regulator about its operations, a report said Saturday.

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Without revival plan Kingfisher may lose license: Ajit Singh


India's aviation regulator on Saturday suspended the operating license of ailing Kingfisher Airlines and Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh warned that if the carrier fails to provide a reasonable rev

High drama at Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

There was high drama at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport when the pilot of Air India Express flight 4422 from Abu Dhabi to Kochi sent out a hijack alert. Minutes later, security forces sur

Kerala CM orders probe into airport incident

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy ordered a probe into the incident of protest by passengers of an Air India flight at the International Airport here today that led to a hijack alarm.

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Suspension of Kingfisher licence on cards: officials


Suspension of licence stares inthe face of crisis-ridden Kingfisher Airline as it extended its lockout till October 23 and submitted a reply to aviation regulator DGCA's show-cause notice on the matte

Kingfisher extends lockout; to meet staff on Monday again

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The management of Kingfisher Airlines (KFA), grounded since September 29, will be meeting striking pilots and engineers again on Monday in a bid to end the three-week imbroglio, senior pilots said on

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