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Indian Doctor Arrested For Groping Sleeping Teen On United Flight

A 28-year-old Indian doctor has been arrested for allegedly groping a minor girl sitting next to him on a New Jersey-bound United Airlines flight. The 16-year-old girl, who was traveling alone on July 23, was asleep on the flight, when a stranger’s hand on her thigh awakened her. The man, identified as Vijakumar Krishnappa, sitting next to her quickly removed ... Read More »

Sri Lankan Airlines Crew Averts Mid-Air Fire Caused By Phone

Crew on a Sri Lankan Airlines plane carrying 202 passengers have extinguished a mid-flight fire triggered by a mobile phone battery in an overhead locker, the carrier said Monday. The airline said a “major” incident was averted by the quick-thinking attendants on the flight Sunday from Kochi to Colombo. Smoke was detected shortly after a meal service on the 70-minute flight, ... Read More »

Airlines in fix for collecting Airport Tax despite being exempted in U.K.

Not many passengers knew that the UK Authorities have exempted people upto the age of 16 to pay air passenger duty(APD) since March 16,2016 which was earlier restricted to 12 years. The above exemption results in a waiver of approx Rs.7500 for an economy class travel between London to India which is included in the ticket price which has resulted in ... Read More »

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