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  • Prince William starts new job as air ambulance pilot 16 hours 16 minutes ago

    London Britain's Prince William took up his new job as an air ambulance pilot, though he will only start flying rescue missions later this year, his office said. "The Duke of Cambridge has today started work as an employee of Bond Air Services," Kensington Palace, his London residence, said in...
  • IAF's AN-32 planes stranded in Ukraine Yesterday

    New Delhi: The last lot of five AN-32 aircrafts, which were sent for upgrade to Ukraine, continues to remain stranded there due to the geo-political situation there, the Air Force said on Monday. IAF's statement came amid reports in the Russian media that the planes have gone missing during the upgrade....
  • India sends plane to airlift citizens from war-torn Yemen Yesterday

    Air India on Monday flew its first flight to airlift hundreds of Indians stranded in the strife-torn Yemen, soon after the government decided to evacuate its citizens amid the chaotic situation in the Gulf country. ...
  • Air India pilots voice concern over Airbus A320s after recent Germanwings plane crash Yesterday

    New Delhi: Voicing its concern over the 26-year-old fleet of Airbus A320s in the national carrier Air India, one of its pilots' union has sought grounding of these planes from aviation regulator DGCA. The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), which represents erstwhile Indian Airlines pilots in the now combined entity...
  • India sends plane to airlift citizens from Yemen Yesterday

    New Delhi: Air India on Monday flew its first flight to airlift hundreds of Indians stranded in the strife-torn Yemen, soon after the government decided to evacuate its citizens amid the chaotic situation in the Gulf country. 180-seater Airbus A320 aircraft took off from Delhi at 7:45 AM for Yemen's capital...
  • Air Canada plane leaves runway, 23 injured Yesterday

    Air Canada officials said they will cooperate with authorities to find out why a jet carrying 133 passengers and five crew members left the runway as it tried to land on Sunday. ...
  • Air Canada plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing, 25 injured 2 days ago

    Halifax: An Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said on Sunday that 25 people were taken to a hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries. The airline said a preliminary count showed Flight AC624 from Toronto...
  • No truth in reports claiming hijack scare on Air India flight: Government 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Air India and aviation authorities on termed as false claims of a security scare onboard a recent Delhi-bound Air India flight from London. Nothing unusual was reported on the flight AI-112, which had departed from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) on March 17 for Indira Gandhi International airport, officials said,...
  • Germanwings co-pilot intentionally crashed the plane: Officials 5 days ago

    Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. The statement came after the New York Times reported that "black box" recordings showed one of the...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 5 days ago

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  • News 360: Germanwings co-pilot wilfully crashed jetliner, says French prosecutor 5 days ago

    Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. ...
  • Co-pilot of Germanwings flight that crashed into the French Alps took sole control of plane and intentionally started descent: Officials 5 days ago

    Paris: Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. The statement came after the New York Times reported that "black box" recordings showed one of the...
  • Saudi Arabia, allies launch air campaign in Yemen against Houthi fighters 5 days ago

    Aden: Saudi Arabia launched air strikes in Yemen on Thursday in coalition with Gulf region allies to counter Iran-backed forces besieging the southern city of Aden, where the US-supported Yemeni president had taken refuge. Shortly after the kingdom's ambassador in Washington announced the military action, unidentified warplanes launched an attack on...
  • Air pollution may cause anxiety, stroke 6 days ago

    London: Air pollution is linked to a higher risk of stroke, particularly in developing countries, finds a new study, while another study links pollution to anxiety. In a systematic review and meta-analysis, a team of researchers from Edinburgh University looked at the association between short-term air pollution exposure and stroke-related hospital...
  • Airports Authority of India eyes cargo segment to boost revenue March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: With more and more high-density traffic airports going into the hands of private players, the state-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) is now looking at focusing on the cargo segment to boost its revenues. As part of this, AAI plans to optimally utilise its old redundant/un-utilised domestic passenger terminals...
  • Major fire inside Parliament complex doused, Home Ministry seeks report March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: A major fire broke out inside Parliament complex in Central Delhi on Sunday afternoon. The blaze apparently erupted in an air-conditioning plant. Ten fire tenders battled the flames and brought the fire under control quickly. The blaze was brought under control and no casualties have been reported. The building,...
  • Apple's updated MacBook Air, Pro no longer support Windows 7 with Boot Camp March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple has dropped Boot Camp support for Windows 7 on its recently upgraded MacBook Air, Pro models. It will only work with Windows 8 or later. Boot Camp is Apple's software designed to allow its Mac users to install Microsoft Windows on their machines. However, it has now stopped...
  • PMO seeks performance report from Air India March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Concerned over the overall health of Air India, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has asked the national carrier to submit a detailed performance report on its losses, profitability and revival plan. The state-run airline, however, termed these queries as "routine" and a senior official on Friday said that a...
  • DGCA pulls up Air India for compromising with passengers' safety March 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Pulling up Air India, the Director General of Civil Aviation has written to the national carrier asking it to stop operating with mimimum crew. The action comes after it was highlighted how the national carrier was compromising with flight safety norms by rendering fully operational doors unserviceable. This as...
  • Importance of people is only realised after they are dead: Maneck Dalal March 18, 2015

    Former Air India executive Maneck Dalal in an interview with CNN-IBN talks about his meeting with Mahatama Gandhi and JD Tata. ...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal wants ACs removed from new house, officials in fix March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: True to his aam aadmi credentials, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked Public Works Department to remove all air conditioners from the 6 Flagstaff Road residence in north Delhi's Civil Lines area where he will be shifting soon. The demand, however, has left senior PWD officials in a tight...
  • AIR's FM service to cover whole country in few years: Minister March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: The FM service of All India Radio (AIR) will cover the whole country in the next few years, Union Minister of state for Information and Broadcasting Col (retd) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said on Tuesday. Inaugurating the new FM transmitter for Vividh Bharati service in Mumbai on Monday, the minister...
  • Drunk driver crashes into Jennifer Aniston's front lawn March 17, 2015

    Los Angeles: Police were called to Jennifer Aniston's home in Bel Air, California on Saturday night after a drunk driver hit a curb in front of her house. According to TMZ, the guy only damaged few plants and no one seemed to be hurt. Law enforcement sources said it was unclear...
  • No evidence of illegal payment made to ex-IAF officer Nayyar in VVIP chopper deal: Ajai Shukla March 16, 2015

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Business Standard columnist on strategic affairs, Defence & Diplomacy, Ajai Shukla said that there is no evidence at all that an illegal of payment made to (Retd) IAF Officer Gautam Nayyar. Two former Indian Air Force officers received favours from middleman Christain Michel in the...
  • AgustaWestland chopper scam: Middleman Michel spent crores on air travel of senior IAF officials March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Two former Indian Air Force officers received favours from middleman Christain Michel in the multi-crore AgustaWestalnd VVIP chopper deal scam case. The two officers, who have already retired from the IAF, have been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate. Michel had allegedly spent Rs 4 crore on air travels of...
  • 31 priority, 114 emergency landings in 3 years: Government March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Domestic carriers, including erstwhile Kingfisher Airlines, had made 31 precautionary or priority landings and 114 emergency landings at various airports in the country due to engine defects or failure, medical and other reasons in last three years. Most number of precautionary landings (18) were made by the planes...
  • AIR's news SMS service users cross 6 lakh mark March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The number of users of All India Radio's news SMS service has crossed the six lakh mark. An official statement released in New Delhi said registration for free AIR News on SMS service of the News Services Division (NSD) of All India Radio (AIR) has crossed six lakh. The...
  • Muscat-Delhi Oman air flight makes emergency landing at Delhi airport, all passengers safe March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Oman air flight from Muscat to Delhi made an emergency landing on Thursday at Delhi airport. All the passengers are safe, IGIA airport sources said. The flight WY 241 from Muscat had just landed when two nose-wheel tyres of the aircraft burst around 6 AM, the sources said. Oman...
  • Prasar Bharati appoints 55 persons for posts in AIR, DD says Chairperson Jawhar Sircar March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: To fill key positions in All India Radio and Doordarshan, public broadcaster Prasar Bharati has appointed the first batch of 55 persons. "Prasar Bharati appoints 1st batch of 55 persons after 21 years! Took 3 years to win: 2000 PLUS units to man:17,000 posts vacant," said Prasar Bharati chairperson...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 10, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...