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Inderjit Singh Reyat, only person convicted in Air India bombing, released from halfway house

The only person convicted in the Air India bombing has been released from a halfway house and can now live wherever he chooses.

Inderjit Singh Reyat — who has spent most of his adult life behind bars — was convicted of perjury in 2010 for his testimony as a Crown witness at the 2003 trial of Ripudamen Singh Malik and Ajaib Singh Bagri. 228 more words

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Ultra-long flights: The competition heats up

Qatar Airways has clinched the honour of operating the longest non-stop commercial flight when it commenced operations from Doha to Auckland on February 6. The inaugural flight, using a Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, clocked 16 hours and 23 minutes for a distance of 14,535 km. 308 more words

Singapore Airlines

Airlines Still Not Complying with the Stay + Sample Tweets

Update: @NoBanJFK reports Norwegian and Thomas Cook Airlines now complying:

Thanks to all the airlines that we know are letting people in: @lufthansa @Fly_Norwegian @qatarairways…

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Stuck in Leh, India

The past ten days I spent at Secmol, which is located in a beautiful mountain valley just a 25-minute drive outside of Leh. The school is very sustainable by heating water using mirrors and solar power, composting for gardens, recycling, and the buildings are heated using direct sunlight. 1,230 more words

Shaun

Air India introduces female-only seating sections to combat in-flight sexual attacks

The following article is based on my own interpretation of the said events and/ or publicly available information. Any material borrowed from published and unpublished sources has been appropriately referenced. 225 more words

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Playing in the Snow

On my way back home to South Africa from the States, I flew to New York on a Monday in December and asked for a flight to Johannesburg via London. 743 more words

Apache, Oklahoma

Air India Addressing Groping Incidents with Restraints

A BBC report said yesterday (1/25) that in response to some females complaining that they’d been groped by other passengers, Air India is setting aside the first six rows in the coach class area for females only. 194 more words

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