US army investigating plane crash in Taliban-held area
Local Afghan officials had said earlier on Monday that a passenger plane from Afghanistan's Ariana Airlines had crashed in the Taliban-held area of the eastern Ghazni province. However, Ariana Airlines told The Associated Press that none of its planes had crashed in Afghanistan. The conflicting accounts could not immediately be reconciled.
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Afghan passenger plane crashes in Taliban-held eastern area
Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor, said the plane went down around 1:10 p.m. local time in Deh Yak district, which is held by the Taliban. Two provincial council members also confirmed the crash.
Airlines reroute or cancel flights
The FAA barred US carriers from airspace over Iran, the Gulf of Oman and the waters between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Emirates appoints Jabr Al-Azeeby as vice-president of India and Nepal
Jabr Al-Azeeby is appointed as the new vice-president of India and Nepal operations for Emirates. Having served Emirates for more than fourteen years, Al-Azeeby has been looking for opportunities to better serve the local community, and working with internal stakeholders across Emirates’ wide network and span.
SpiceJet, Emirates sign codeshare agreement
While passengers of Emirates will be able to access the SpiceJet network first from early 2020, SpiceJet passengers travelling from India to Dubai will also be able to access Emirates' expansive network later, opening up multiple international connections for them.
Drones cause diversion of flights at Dubai Airport
The diverted flights will return to Dubai International Airport as the airspace has now reopened.
GoAir inks pact with Emirates National Oil Company for jet fuel
A wholly-owned entity of the Dubai government, ENOC at present covers more than 200 airports across 25 countries, supplying more than three million US gallons (USGs) of jet fuel to a diversified portfolio of carriers in the UAE and internationally, with more than 300 fuellings each day, according to a release.
Emirates to serve special Diwali sweets on flights
The airline will be serving colourful and aromatic array of traditional Indian sweets and savoury meals, which will be made available onboard its flights departing from and travelling to India.
Emirates announces special offer for Diwali season
The discount is available to passengers travelling to Paris, Chicago, Porto and Cape Town via economy class, Los Angeles and Frankfurt in business class and London and New York in first class.
Love wins: Hasan Ali confirms getting married to Indian girl Shamia Arzoo on August 20
Ali said he will wear a black-red Sherwani, while she will be dressed in an Indian attire.
Emirates eyes more seats on Dubai-India route; hopes restart of bilateral rights talks between govts
Dubai has two carriers, Emirates and Flydubai. The latter also flies to India. Air India, Air India Express, SpiceJet and IndiGo operate flights to Dubai.
Singapore Air picks crucial fight against Emirates in India
Singapore Airlines has just picked a fight with Emirates in a grab for India’s international travelers.
Lobbyist Talwar bribed public servants to help foreign airlines; over 50 firms under scanner: Probe report
Talwar was deported to India from Dubai early this year after which he was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the CBI for his alleged role in lobbying in various UPA-era government deals, primarily in the aviation sector.
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