AIR TRAVEL

  • Airliners call for review of flight bans April 19, 2010

    They have questioned the need for the unprecedented curbs, which have affected millions of travellers. The airlines carried out test flights which showed no obvious damage after flying through the ash. Officials though are not promising anything just yet.. though some alternate routes have been opened for flights from other...
  • Pilot dies midflight, passenger lands plane April 14, 2009

    A pilot died in midflight, forcing a passenger to take the controls in the US Bob Wilson spoke with the man who helped the passenger land the plane over the phone. ...
  • Airborne germs latest travel concern June 4, 2007

    New York: Air circulating on planes is unhealthy and concerns go far beyond the fear of catching a cold. Concerns have heightened since a man with a rare form of tuberculosis took a flight in US. ...