Daily Archives: February 2, 2009

Flights disrupted across India as Hyderabad airport re-fuelling system fails

Airline flight schedules went haywire on Monday, due to a re-fuelling problem at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) at Hyderabad. A technical hitch in the fuel hydrant system of Reliance, the fuel franchisee, led to disruptions and delaying almost all the morning flights by up to two hours. 27 flights were delayed due to ‘pressurisation problem’ in the Reliance …

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Cyprus Airways plane skids off taxiway as London airports shut down due to snow

BBC News and Aviation Herald are reporting a Cyprus Airways plane has slipped off a taxiway at Heathrow Airport, lodging its front wheel in a grassy area. The Cyprus Airways Airbus A330-200, registration 5B-DBS, was performing flight CY-332 from Larnaca, Cyprus to London Heathrow, United Kingdom, had landed at Heathrow and already turned off the runway onto the taxiways, when …

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Aeroflot crew member commits suicide at Oberoi hotel Mumbai

CNN-IBN is reporting on TV that a Russian man thought to be a crew member of Russian national airline Aeroflot has committed suicide by jumping out of the 16th floor at the Oberoi Hotel in Mumbai, India. Update 1 – 14:30 IST (09:00 GMT) The deceased has been identified as Alexander (22), a flight attendant with Aeroflot. Alexander, along with …

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Wilbur Ross appointed as Director on SpiceJet board, SpiceJet 3Q results

SpiceJet on Monday said Mr Wilbur Ross has been appointed director on the board of the company, along with Mr Ranjeet Nabha, of the private equity firm led by the billionaire investor. 鈥淢r Wilbur Ross and Mr Ranjeet Nabha of WL Ross & Co LLC have been appointed as directors on the board of the company with effect from January …

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