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AirAsia airline deboards visually and hearing impaired activist at Pune airport

The incident happened on August 30 evening when Zamir Dhale, 44, was on his way to Delhi from Pune to catch a flight to Geneva where he had to address a meeting of disability experts organised by the United Nations.

DGCA suspends pilot for 3 months for wrongly transmitting hijack code on Srinagar flight

When a flight sends 7500 code, the ATS facilities nearby get the message that this plane has been hijacked. The ATS facility, where the plane is expected to land, then asks pilots to confirm if the plane has been hijacked.


Bomb hoax delays Pune-bound AirAsia flight

The flight to Pune, scheduled to take off from the Bengaluru airport at 1.05 pm, finally took off at 3.32 pm, after security personnel ruled out any possibility about the presence of explosives.

AirAsia graft case: CBI summons India head Ramachandran Venkataramanan to appear on July 3

Earlier this month, Sunil Kumar, a lobbyist in the case, was interrogated in the case. Kapur, along with corporate lobbyists Deepak Talwar and Rajendra Dubey, has been accused of maintaining liaisons with government officials.

AC on full blast to hound out passengers: AirAsia traveller

The airline, acknowledging the delay due to technical problems, said there was no danger to any of the passengers due to air conditioning.

AirAsia India flight delayed by over four hours, passenger complains of ill treatment

When contacted, AirAsia India issued a statement and accepted that the flight was delayed and expressed regrets. It further said that there was no danger to any of the occupants onboard the aircraft as the cool conditioned air being circulated was condensing.


AirAsia board says former CEO Mittu Chandilya to blame

The statement rebutting all allegations comes after nearly a fortnight of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raiding at least six AirAsia India offices in India, including its Bengaluru headquarters.

AirAsia Group: Lobbying for 5/20 norm removal done without any unlawful payments

The latest statement comes against the backdrop of the CBI probing AirAsia and other officials, including Group CEO Tony Fernandes, for allegedly trying to manipulate government policies through corrupt means to get an international licence for AirAsia India.

AirAsia case: CBI quizzes lobbyist Sunil Kapur

As per the CBI, Kapur is chairman of Travel Foods and Services that was given a contract of in-flight catering by AirAsia “without any negotiations”.

Allegations against CEO Tony Fernandes baseless: AirAsia India non-exec director

R Venkataramanan, the non-executive director of the airline, said allegations of wrongdoing against him are baseless and that he has been wrongly named as an accused by the agency.

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AirAsia crash: The mystery continues

With only 37 bodies recovered since Flight 8501 crashed, there are also concerns that it will become harder to find the remaining.

AirAsia Flight QZ8501: Plane's mystery ends with grief and distress for relatives

Bodies and debris seen floating in Indonesian waters painfully ended the mystery of AirAsia Flight 8501, which crashed into the Java Sea on Sunday.


Air Asia QZ 8501 flight with 162 on board goes missing, worried relatives rush to airport

The AirAsia plane with 162 people on board lost contact with ground control on Sunday (December 28) while flying over the Java Sea after taking off from a provincial city in Indonesia for Singapore, and search and rescue operations were underway.