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Jet fuel prices cut by 3 per cent


Jet fuel prices were on Monday cut by3 per cent on back of rising rupee, the second reduction in rates this month that will ease burden on cash-strapped airlines.

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Two flights grounded in China after phone threats


Two planes were grounded at Chinese airports on Tuesday after anonymous threatening phone calls were received, an airline said, a day after a hoax threat forced a plane to make an emergency landing.

US air passenger held after smoke bomb, body bags seized

A 28-year-old man on a plane from Japan was arrested in Los Angeles after he was found wearing body armor and flame-proof pants, and transporting a small arsenal of weapons, officials said Tuesday.


India's unpaid airline staff shaken by suicide

Frustration and anxiety are etched on the faces of staff at India's grounded Kingfisher Airlines as they gather at Mumbai's domestic airport each morning - not to work, but to vent their anger.

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Air India pilots threaten to go on strike again over non-payment of salaries


Matching the footsteps of employees of cash strapped Kingfisher airlines, pilots of national carrier Air India also reportedly threatened to go on strike, calling for Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Sing

Air India receives first South Carolina-made Boeing 787


Representatives from Air India took delivery on Friday of the first Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner made in South Carolina and the first manufactured outside Boeing Commercial Airplane's headquarters in Wash

Govt may shut Kingfisher as fleet remains grounded


Debt-strapped Kingfisher Airlines, devoid of a turnaround plan to get back into the air, faced a possible shutdown by the government after extending the grounding of its fleet for another week.

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DGCA issues show cause notice to Kingfisher


In more trouble for Kingfisher Airlines, aviation regulator DGCA on Friday issued a show-cause notice asking why its flying license should not be suspended or cancelled as it had grounded its entire f

Kingfisher Airlines extends grounding of fleet


Embattled Kingfisher Airlines Ltd will ground its fleet for another week after failing to resolve an impasse with staff over salaries that have not been paid for more than half a year.

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DGCA likely to issue show cause notice to Kingfisher


Spelling fresh trouble for Kingfisher Airlines, aviation regulator DGCA is likely to issue a show-cause notice asking why its flying license should not be suspended or cancelled.

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