Daily Archives: November 7, 2008

British Airways withdraws London Kolkata Dhaka flight

More bad news on the aviation front. CNN-IBN reports that British Airways will suspend its flights between Kolkata, Dhaka and London from March 28 next year as it finds the route unprofitable, an airline officer said here Friday. “The decision to suspend flights between Kolkata and London has been a difficult one to make. However, the route is not making …

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Air India Airbus 310 tilts and scrapes wing on runway during landing

161 passengers and crew on board an Air India Airbus A310 aircraft AI 962 had a narrow escape today when the right wing of the aircraft on a flight from Jeddah tilted and grazed the runway while landing at the Karippur International Airport in Malappuram, Kerala. According to airport sources, the pilot managed to bring the airplane to a quick …

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Air Asia announces operations from Kuala Lumpur to India

AirAsia, a low-cost carrier from Malayasia, has announced that it will commence its daily direct flight to Tiruchirappalli, India from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia beginning 1st December 2008. Employing a brand new fleet of Airbus A320, Tiruchirappalli will be the first route to be launched by AirAsia in India. To celebrate the launch of this new service, AirAsia is offering an …

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Man cheats death under Mumbai local train

I came across a startling set of photos at http://rammy-time2know.blogspot.com/2008/10/death-wont-be-closer-than-this.html. The blog article is definitely worth a visit. A man slipped under the local train and only by some miracle has survived. For sure, God and all angels were looking out for this fool, since he wasn’t.

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