Alps crash captain shouted 'open the damn door'

The captain of a passenger jet that investigators believe was deliberately crashed into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, shouted at the co-pilot to "open the damn door" as he made desperate attempts to return to the locked cockpit, according to a German newspaper said today.

When Simon Cowell's son travelled with 'grumpy' passenger
When Simon Cowell's son travelled with 'grumpy' passenger

 Media mogul Simon Cowell has revealed a plane passenger complained a lot about his 13-month-old son Eric Philip on a British Airways flight to Miami.

Theft of passenger belongings on rise in Railways

Despite continuous efforts to curb crime at trains and rail premises, the number of theft cases of train passengers' belongings is on constant rise for the last three years.

Passenger dies after being beaten up by autorickshaw driver in Bengal

A passenger Saturday died after being allegedly beaten up by an autorickshaw driver following an argument in Birbhum district, a senior police officer said.

Loader molests passenger at Delhi airport

 A 30-year-old loader posted at the Indira Gandhi International airport here was arrested for molesting a woman, police said Friday.

Ebola ruled out for 5 evacuated from Boston flight

Ebola has been ruled out for five people with flu-like symptoms who were evacuated from a passenger jet in Boston Monday, officials said. 

Passenger held on suspicion at Mangalore airport

 A passenger from Dubai who arrived here last night was taken into custody at the Mangalore International Airport for carrying suspicious liquid, police said.

UK airport evacuated as late passenger triggers fire alarm

In a bizarre incident, a busy London airport was evacuated when a passenger who was running late for a flight to Frankfurt triggered a fire alarm in a bid to delay the plane.

David Bowie scoops best British Male Solo Artist at Brit awards 2014

Iconic rocker David Bowie has won the best British Male Solo Artist trophy at 2014`s Brit Awards held in London.

One kg gold seized from passenger at Kerala airport

Gold worth nearly Rs 30 lakh was seized by air customs officials today from a passenger coming from Dubai at the Karipur international airport near here.

Now, Dubai cab meters to run automatically

Taxis in Dubai will now have sensors that will automatically operate fare meters even if the driver fails to or refuses to operate these.

Passenger amenities to be improved at 24 railway stations

Indian Railways has decided to improve passenger amenities at 24 stations in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

US-bound Egypt plane diverted after threat

British fighter jets escorted a plane from Cairo bound for New York to an emergency landing in the UK after a passenger discovered a letter threatening the aircraft, officials said on Saturday.

Russian-speaking passengers kicked off US flight

A group of six Russian-American passengers was reportedly removed from a US budget airline flight set to take off from San Diego to Las Vegas, their lawyer said.

Passenger booted from flight for singing non-stop singing

A passenger was booted off an American Airlines flight en route from Los Angeles to New York Monday when she would not stop singing Whitney Houston`s hit "I Will Always Love You".

Eight customs officials booked for attacking passenger

Eight customs officials were booked on the charge of assaulting a passenger at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) here, police said on Sunday.

Passenger falls from speeding train in TN; survives

A 34-year-old man had a miraculous escape when he fell out of a speeding Chennai-bound express train near here after dozing off while sitting at the doorway of a crowded coach, police said on Tuesday.

Railway ticket checkers push passenger out of running train

A sleeper class passenger travelling on a general ticket in Varanasi-Rameshwaram train was allegedly thrown out of train by ticket checkers.

Flight cancelled, no alternative given; AI Express to pay Rs 88K

Air India Express has been asked by the Delhi State Consumer Commission to pay Rs 88,000 to a passenger for failing to provide him with an alternative.

Railways to pay Rs 60K for theft of passenger`s pu

Indian Railways has been asked by a consumer forum here to pay compensation of Rs 60,000 to a woman whose purse was stolen in 2009 during her journey from Secunderabad to Delhi on Andhra Pradesh Rajdhani Express.