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United plane makes a sudden turn back at the most unexpected stages of takeoff

There have been media reports stating that United flight UA83 from New Delhi to Newark had to make an unexpected turn back right when it was taxiing on its way to take off. Airport authorities seem to have requested for the plane to come back to the boarding to pick up two passengers who are reported to be denied entry into India. This strange sequence of events doesn’t come without its share of controversy, on one hand where Indian authorities are denying that they were the ones who requested the plane to turn back. United in other hand is staying mum about confirming any details although it acknowledges the incident. Flights bound to the USA undergo multiple level of security checks before takeoff post 9/11…

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Finnair celebrates Indian Republic Day in style

First of all a Happy Republic Day to every Indian out there in the world, Finnair decided to celebrate the occasion with a special dance routine on there Helsinki-Delhi flight. The crew attired in Indian costumes danced to the hit Bollywood song ‘Om Shanti Om’. Here is the video, enjoy and a Happy Republic Day

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Singapore Airlines to operate B777-300 on SIN-DEL and SIN-DXB routes

Singapore Airlines just announced today that they will be operating B777-300 on the SIN-DEL and SIN-DXB route starting this September. This is great news for travelers as these aircraft sport the latest and one of the best cabin product on offer in all the classes. The aircrafts are configured with 18 First, 49 Business and 265 Economy seats. The seat map can be found here. This was a long pending move given the amount of traffic that is on these routes and with competing airlines giving tough competition, Singapore Air has raised the bar for others to follow. I’m planning to check out one these birds soon. Hope to get a report on the same.

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