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Air Accidents & Air Safety – August 2006

Thursday, August 31, 2006
Heroin from India worth £20,000 intercepted at UK airport
Minister questioned over misbehaviour charge
Jet Airways employee released
Air India awaits official approval to carry duty-free goods on board
Police arrests UK-deported Shafique on suspicion
Briton gets away with a ‘sorry’
Waste poses threat to Dabolim airport
CITU ready to leave airport building

Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Domestic threats will shape profiling of air passengers
India Will Not Conduct Racial Profiling Of Air Travelers
Nepal’s new arms cache seized by India?
Pistol seized from former aviation minister at Chennai airport
French journo held for smoking in Chennai airport
Curbs on purchases at airport shops relaxed
Deported man’s kin say Brits were better
Thieves strike Delhi-Mumbai air travellers
Technical snag caused crash: Cessna pilot

Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Indian airports introduce passenger profiling
Govt to keep passenger profiles secret
IA flight, with Pranab on board, makes emergency landing
Media made it knotty: Kandahar hijack of IA IC
Airports to get security upgrade
Passports to have ‘biometric features’
Malaysian Airlines flight makes emergency landing

Monday, August 28, 2006
Terminal Boredom
Detained 12 can claim damages

Sunday, August 27, 2006
Vajpayee, Advani compelled me to release Azhar: Abdullah
Technical snag on Go Air Flight
Kingfisher incident: Woman IG begins probe

Saturday, August 26, 2006
Cong seeks Farooq’s take on Kandahar hijack
Release of terrorists not my decision: Vajpayee
Aircraft with Rajasthan Governor makes emergency landing
UK-bound? Brace yourself
Dutch apologise for detaining Indians
Dutch to furnish detailed report
India lodges strong protest with Dutch envoy
‘Indians are unruly fliers’
Indian passengers say Dutch officials treated them well
US confirms use of air marshals on NorthWest flight
Anxious moments inside Flight 42
Rules or bias? The question is in the air
Better be safe than sorry, say cabin crew

Friday, August 25, 2006
12 Mumbai men arrested on US Jet to be freed
“The were treated like dogs”

Thursday, August 24, 2006
Dutch arrest 12 on U.S. plane bound for Mumbai
Indian aviation security rules are fragile
Woman officer to probe allegation against Minister

Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Bangalore airport shuts down operations for four hours
Air passenger traffic back to normal
Airline terror plot: Jet employee still awaits decision
Man from Hyderabad held at Glasgow airport on gun charge

Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Ban on visitors’ entry at airports lifted
DGCA asks foreign pilots to learn English
Minister accused of misbehaving with woman mid-air
Trainer aircraft belly-lands at Bangalore airport

Monday, August 21, 2006
Seer’s name not o
n list of VIPs exempt from airport security checks

Indian airspace still not impregnable
Liquids ban on Air India flights from Bahrain

Sunday, August 20, 2006
British Indian councillor backs racial profiling

Friday, August 18, 2006
Airport security plans in limbo as officials dither

Thursday, August 17, 2006
Tiny pen pistols give security men sleepless nights
Depressive man sparks panic at airport

Wednesday, August 16, 2006
A bomb under your seat?
Handbags are back, liquids not
Suspicious person held at Kolkata airport
Mumbai airport on high alert

Tuesday, August 15, 2006
2 held for planning tissue box plant in Delhi plane
Indian passengers have miraculous escape

Monday, August 14, 2006
Fright on air: Engine fails, flight Jet-lands
Long flights to India unaffected
Travellers unfazed by terrorist threats
Soon at airport, hi-tech machine to trace explosive residue
British Airways cancells flight
IIT-Kanpur develops software for biometric data bank

Sunday, August 13, 2006
The shadow of terror: Jet faces turbulence
Suspended employee of Jet: Neighbours shocked
Jet arrest bares chinks in security
Cabin crew will now turn combat crew
US fliers under scan
Airlines will spruce up staff check process
Passengers not complaining
Aviation industry bracing up for difficult times
India-bound travellers in dark over baggage rules

Saturday, August 12, 2006
UK identifies Jet employee as terror suspect
For safer skies, entire Indian airspace comes on IAF radar
Vancouver groundbreaking held for Air India memorial
Dos and Don’ts for air travel
‘Long-term effects’ for Asian passengers
Security costs to hit airlines
Airlines question ban on carry-on items
Even shoes scanned at Kolkata airport
Red alert at Delhi airport
Mumbai’s airports under extra security cover
Security stepped up at all airports
Delayed flights leave passengers confused

Friday, August 11, 2006
Indian airports put on high alert
Home Secretary: Prepare for new terror challenges
No explosive detectors at Mumbai and Delhi airports
Cut hand baggage, no liquid
Indian Airports Call On Canine Backup
AAI plans upgrade of equipment to meet challenges

Thursday, August 10, 2006
Alert at Kolkata airport to continue
UK terror plot: AI, Jet report major delays
Terror threat: Security tightened at Delhi, Mumbai airports

Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Biman flight triggers bomb scare at Kolkata

Monday, August 07, 2006
IC 814 hijack: Six magistrates, but no verdict
Low visibility hits flight schedules in Mumbai
Tyre burst grounds Indian passengers

Sunday, August 06, 2006
Capt Scotch named in A-I gift scam too

Saturday, August 05, 2006
Airports on red alert after I-Day threat
Not just booze stolen from A-I One

Friday, August 04, 2006
After mole, now Kandahar haunts Jaswant

Thursday, August 03, 2006
New Rules for VVIP flights

Wednesday, August 02, 2006
Mortgage company sues Air-India bombing case accused

Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Private cargo aircraft forced to land at Mumbai

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