Gold worth Rs 90 lakh seized from passenger

Gold biscuits, weighing 3.26 kg and valued at Rs 90 lakh, were today seized from a passenger from Dubai at nearby Karipur International airport, officials said.

Australian flag carrier Qantas world's safest airline

 Australian flag carrier Qantas has been named the world`s safest airline in a report published by Wednesday.

Lufthansa flights grounded in new pilots' strike

Lufthansa, Germany's biggest airline, said it will cancel 200 flights on Friday, affecting 25,000 passengers, as a consequence of a pilots' strike to be held later in the day.

Funeral service planned for Australian couple traveling on MH370

The first funeral service for passengers on board the missing Malaysian jet will be held on Sunday with a family of an Australian couple deciding to hold a memorial nearly two months after the plane disappeared.

Kin of MH370 passengers angered by Malaysia Airlines` notice to vacate hotel

The relatives of the ill-fated passengers aboard mysterious Malaysian Airlines MH370 were seen leaving their hotel in Beijing, just a day after the airline officials denied providing them any more accomodation.

Sri Lanka joins global airline alliance

Sri Lanka Wednesday joined the global Oneworld alliance, becoming the 15th member of the group which includes some of the top names in the passenger airline industry.

Human Body Parts `Fall From Sky` In Saudi Arabia: Report

Human body parts fell from the sky in the city of Jeddah Sunday, with police saying they could be the remains of a person trapped in an airplane`s wheel bay.

SC notice to airline for sacking `overweight` airhostess

An airhostess whose contract was renewed because of her being `overweight` on Tuesday knocked the doors of the Supreme Court for getting her job back.

2012 named safest year in civil aviation history

The International Air Transport Association said none of its members reported the crash of a modern Western-built aircraft.

Heathrow airport cancels 60 flights due to fog

A spokesman for Heathrow Airport said cancelling in advance helped airlines accommodate passengers on other flights.

Snag delays Jet Airways flight

The departure of a Jet Airways flight bound for Brussels with 215 passengers in the wee hours has been delayed.

Nigeria lifts flying ban on Indian-owned Dana Air

Dana Air`s licence was cancelled after a flight operated by it crashed in Lagos three months ago, killing more than 160 people.

SC notice to SpiceJet for deplaning disabled woman

A cerebral palsy-afflicted woman has accused SpiceJet of forcibly deplaning her from a flight to Goa from Kolkata.

Frankfurt airport workers announce 24-hour strike

The GdF union is engaged in a dispute with airport operator Fraport over pay and working conditions for some 200 ground workers.

Oz airline goes under, strands 4,000 travellers

Around 4,000 passengers were overseas with Air Australia round-trip tickets, voluntary administrator Mark Korda said.

PIA flight full, so two get seats in loo instead

The incident took place on a flight from Lahore to Karachi due to non-availability of seats, Geo News said.

UK snow chaos: Some India bound flights cancelled

Many people spent the night in cars when traffic grounded to a halt on roads as swathes of snow swamped Britain.

EU imposes carbon taxes on airlines

All airlines flying to EU countries, are now obliged to get permits to cover their carbon emissions for the whole length of a flight.

Like airline, railways may opt for dynamic fare

Taking a cue from airlines, railways Wednesday said it is considering introduction of "dynamic" passenger fares, which is elastic and based on demand, in the backdrop of the national transporter`s dwindling financial health.

Mumbai: Cop arrested in airline employee rape case

A police sub-inspector has been
arrested in connection with the rape of a 21-year-old wife of
an Australian national working in an airline here and for
extorting money from her, police said on Tuesday.