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  • Another winter storm hits US, over 4,000 flights affected January 23, 2014

    Residents of the northeastern United States on Wednesday dug out from a deadly winter storm that dumped more than 15 inches of snow in some places, with frigid temperatures forcing school closings and extensive flight delays and cancellations. ...
  • A day after worst fog in 5 years, Delhi wakes up to a clearer morning January 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi woke up to a clearer day after it witnessed the season's worst fog in 5 years on Monday. Temperature though remain low across north India. Srinagar is below freezing at minus 3 degrees celsius and Delhi at 8 degrees. Fog was reported in some parts of Rajasthan,...
  • US braces itself for severe storm, 2000 flights cancelled January 3, 2014

    Nearly 2000 flights have been cancelled and close to 100 million people are on the path of the storm. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in many Northeastern states with parts if long island under a blizzard warning until Friday. ...
  • Torrential rains prompt flood warnings in US Midwest June 27, 2013

    Chicago: Torrential rains slammed Illinois and other Midwest states on Wednesday, triggering flash flood warnings and causing flight cancellations, commuter train delays and road closings. Up to 5 inches (12.7 cm) of rain fell in some places and the National Weather Service warned residents in the region to brace for more...
  • US: Storm strikes Mid-Atlantic; 250000 without power March 7, 2013

    Washington: A winter storm marched into the Mid-Atlantic region on Wednesday, dumping nearly two feet of snow in some places and knocking out power to about 250,000 homes and businesses. It largely spared the nation's capital, which was expecting much worse and had all but shut down. Washington officials didn't want...
  • Delhi: Thick fog leads to flight delays, train services hit February 1, 2013

    New Delhi: North India woke up to a thick fog on Friday morning, disrupting road, air and rail traffic across north India. The current visibility is just above 50 meters, making it difficult for traffic on the airport runway. Over 60 domestic flights 14 international flights have been delayed. Two arrivals...
  • Europe: Many flights cancelled as heavy snowfall continues January 22, 2013

    London's Heathrow airport cancelled 130 flights and warned of more delays in service. ...
  • Heavy snowfall leads to flight cancellations across Europe January 21, 2013

    London's Heathrow Airport cancelled a fifth of flights on Sunday and airlines scrapped 40 per cent of flights to Paris's main airports as snow continued to blanket parts of Europe. ...
  • NY's postSandy divide: Those with power and those without October 31, 2012

    New York: Sandy split New York City in two. The massive storm left people damp, miserable and in the dark in the lower part of the city. Yet in much of the rest of Manhattan, life was almost normal, albeit without some of the usual urban comforts. Almost every street below...
  • Hurricane Sandy closes NYSE trading floor on Monday October 29, 2012

    New York: The New York Stock Exchange will close its trading floor Monday as Hurricane Sandy barrels its way up the Northeast, but Big Board trading will continue electronically. NYSE Euronext said Sunday it is putting in place its contingency plans beginning Monday and will announce later when the trading...
  • Hurricane Sandy grounds thousands of flights October 29, 2012

    New York: Airlines hastily canceled flights in the Northeast Sunday as Hurricane Sandy moved up the coast. The massive storm threatens to bring a near halt to air travel for at least two days in a key region for both domestic and international flights. Major carriers such as American Airlines, JetBlue...
  • Mallya's UB Group management to meet KFA employees October 17, 2012

    New Delhi: With no end in sight to the 16day impasse over a lockout and strike by its workers, Kingfisher Airlines management will be meeting with their representatives on Wednesday in a lastditch effort to convince them to return to work. The meeting, scheduled in Mumbai, is likely to be...
  • May resume operations on October 4: Kingfisher CEO October 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The CEO of the cashstrapped Kingfisher Airlines, Sanjay Agarwal, said on Tuesday that flight operations are expected to begin on October 4, soon after his meeting with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) ended. Speaking to reporters, Agarwal said that the company will first discuss the matter...
  • Decision on KFA after DGCA report: Ajit Singh October 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Tuesday reiterated that Kingfisher Airlines will not be allowed to operate flights until its engineers report back to work and they certify on the flights' safety. "Passenger safety cannot be compromised. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is talking to them today....
  • Kingfisher CEO to meet DGCA today amidst crisis October 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The CEO of the cashstrapped Kingfisher Airlines is expected to meet the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday. The CEO was summoned by the DGCA after all of Kingfisher Airlines flights were cancelled on Monday after its pilots and engineers refused to report to work over...
  • Kingfisher faces shutdown threat, DGCA summons CEO October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Sources in the Aviation Ministry said on Monday that the CEO of the Kingfisher Airlines had been summoned by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) after all of its flights were grounded after pilots refused to work over nonpayment of salaries. The meeting will be held on...
  • No Kingfisher flight operating at present: DGCA October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday and said that no Kingfisher Airlines flight was operating at present. Kingfisher cancelled flights due to pilots and engineers not reporting to work due to non payment of salaries. The airline in a statement said that it is taking...
  • KFA operations crippled as a section of employees go on flash strike October 1, 2012

    Kingfisher Airlines operations in Mumbai and Delhi have been crippled as a section of airline engineers have gone on a flash strike. This over the nonpayment of salaries since March. Two airline managers were reportedly heckled by protesting angry staff. Staff representatives had met with the Airline's management last week...
  • Section of Kingfisher engineers goes on a strike September 30, 2012

    Mumbai: A section of engineers of the 'nearbankrupt' Kingfisher Airlines went on a strike on Sunday evening over nonpayment of salaries, affecting the flight operations. Sources said that Kingfisher engineers manhandled a senior manager at the Mumbai airport. Sources also said that all fights between Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore have been...
  • Section of KFA pilots strike work on salary dues August 18, 2012

    Mumbai: A section of pilots of nearbankrupt Kingfisher Airlines on Saturday went on strike, second time in the month, demanding immediate payment of March salaries, leading to cancellation of seven flights from Mumbai. "A section of Mumbaibased pilots have gone on strike due to repeated failure to keep up with the...
  • KFA pilots fail to report on duty, 22 flights cancelled August 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Twenty two Kingfisher Airlines flights have been cancelled from Delhi on Wednesday after a section of pilots and engineers failed to report to work. Sources said that the pilots are protesting against nonpayment of salaries for over five months. Kingfisher Airlines owner and liqour baron Vijay Mallya is...
  • Kingfisher says flights resume July 15, 2012

    Mumbai: Debtcrippled Kingfisher Airlines' scheduled flights will operate normally with immediate effect, the company said in a statement late on Saturday. The firm had to cancel its 41 scheduled flights on Saturday, after some staff did not report for work in response to the company failing to pay their salaries. The airline...
  • KFA cancels 41 flights due to pilots strike July 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Debtcrippled Kingfisher Airlines has cancelled 41 scheduled flights on Saturday, the firm said, after some employees did not report for work in response to the company failing to pay their salaries. The airline, which is under immense pressure from lenders to work out a turnaround plan, said 75 per cent...
  • Mumbai: KFA pilots on strike, 3 flights cancelled July 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Three Kingfisher flights from Mumbai were cancelled on Saturday morning after a section of its pilots did not report for work. The flights that were cancelled were IT4141 to Kandla, IT 181 to Chennai and IT 101 to Bangalore. The Kingfisher management and its pilots have been at loggerheads over the...
  • Air India pilots back, but no end to crisis July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Air India pilots have ended their strike, but the airline remains in crisis. After 58 days of strike and flight cancellations, the national carrier made a loss of over Rs 600 crore. The pilots' apology will not undo the damage. Thousands of passengers were disgruntled, many of whom...
  • Delhi HC to hear Air India strike case on Tuesday July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: In a bid to resolve the ongoing Air India pilots' strike, the Delhi High Court on Monday observed that the case should be reconsidered and the two parties involved, the AI management and the pilots, should reconcile. The Air India management lawyers on Monday asked for a day to...
  • KFA flights cancelled over maintenance issues July 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Four Kingfisher Airlines flights from Mumbai were cancelled on Monday with the management blaming it on maintenance issues. The flights IT 181, 105, 111 and 331 were headed to Chennai, Bangalore and Jabalpur. Initial reports had suggested that some of the airline's pilots had refused to turn up...
  • Kingfisher pilots on strike, 4 flights cancelled July 2, 2012

    Mumbai: In more bad news for the ailing Kingfisher Airlines, four of its flights from Mumbai were cancelled on Monday after some pilots refused to report for work citing delayed salary payments. The airline has, however, refuted the reports saying the flights were cancelled due to maintenance issues and issued a...
  • Not waiting for striking pilots to return: Ajit Singh June 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: Virtually sounding a warning to the striking Air India pilots, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Sunday said the government is not waiting for the pilots to return to work but making plans to move ahead. Reminding the pilots and other employees that their survival was linked to Air India,...
  • Govt blames Air India staff for financial loss May 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The rift between the Air India staff and the government has worsened with the government now accusing the employees of causing massive financial losses. Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh told Parliament on Thursday that the Vigilance Department was investigating 161 cases of irregularities. The ministry accepted that there...