Bed bugs force Air India to ground Mumbai-Newark planes

July 23, 2018 2:00 am

Air India temporarily grounded B777 aircraft, which was scheduled to fly from Mumbai to Newark on Wednesday for fumigation, after passengers from business class complained of bed bugs. The airline received complaints from passengers who flew in the aircraft from Newark on Tuesday. A Powai resident, Kashmira Tonsekar, who was...

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Tempers flare over flight delays

July 18, 2018 4:00 pm

    A question about flight delays led to heated words Tuesday during the Johnstown-Cambria County Airport Authority meeting.  Mark Cestari, Southern Airways Express chief commercial officer, had just given the airline report that showed Johnstown’s commuter service had operated all of its scheduled flights in June. That’s the first time...

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United Airlines flight diverts to Dulles; passenger dies on board

June 28, 2018 2:27 pm

link to original articleThis article was originally posted on WTOP NEWS MARYLAND Add to FavoritesWASHINGTON — A United Airlines passenger died Tuesday night after experiencing a medical problem that caused the flight to divert to Dulles International Airport. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority were at the scene on the runway when...

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JetBlue radio failure triggers scare at JFK Airport

June 27, 2018 7:25 pm

NEW YORK (AP) – A communication failure involving a JetBlue plane caused a brief scare at John F. Kennedy Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration says Jetblue Flight 1623 “experienced a radio equipment problem while taxing for departure” at about 8 p.m. Tuesday. It says the crew requested to return to...

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