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Watch: ‘Unruly’ passenger on Australian flight angers pilot. Here's what he did

The video shows a brawl between a passenger and the pilot outside the cockpit. Another passenger and a flight attendant are seen trying to separate the two.

The passenger, while initially refusing to deboard even as he is pushed towards the exit, later agreed to leave after the pilot asked the staff to call the cops, the local media reported.(Twitter/Flightmodeblog)
The passenger, while initially refusing to deboard even as he is pushed towards the exit, later agreed to leave after the pilot asked the staff to call the cops, the local media reported.(Twitter/Flightmodeblog)
Updated on Jan 07, 2023 10:16 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Lufthansa expects air travel crisis won't end this year

The German airline is canceling over 2,000 additional flights at its Frankfurt and Munich hubs due to staff shortages.

The announcement comes two weeks after Lufthansa said it would cancel 900 connections in July(Vasco Garcia/dpa/picture alliance )
The announcement comes two weeks after Lufthansa said it would cancel 900 connections in July(Vasco Garcia/dpa/picture alliance )
Published on Jun 26, 2022 02:37 PM IST

Airline staff shortages threaten to ruin millions of summer holidays

From Sydney, where passengers are waiting for hours to check in, to chaotic scenes in India and Europe, where the UK has seen weeks of disruption and Deutsche Lufthansa AG is canceling hundreds of flights, the aviation industry doesn’t have nearly enough people to run operations smoothly, even as post-summer demand for travel is still unclear.

Compounding the misery for travelers, Amsterdam’s Schiphol and London’s Gatwick airports both plan to limit passenger numbers during the peak summer vacation period amid staffing shortages.(AFP)
Compounding the misery for travelers, Amsterdam’s Schiphol and London’s Gatwick airports both plan to limit passenger numbers during the peak summer vacation period amid staffing shortages.(AFP)
Published on Jun 17, 2022 02:43 PM IST
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Qantas to start flight on Sydney-Bengaluru route

Australia-based carrier Qantas is reportedly finalising a codeshare partnership with airline IndiGo and will start flight operations on Sydney-Bengaluru route soon.

 Qantas announced it will start flights on the Sydney-Benglauru route from September 14 onwards and is finalising a codeshare partnership with Indian carrier IndiGo.(Photo by DAVID ROWLAND / AFP)
 Qantas announced it will start flights on the Sydney-Benglauru route from September 14 onwards and is finalising a codeshare partnership with Indian carrier IndiGo.(Photo by DAVID ROWLAND / AFP)
Published on Apr 08, 2022 12:15 PM IST
PTI |

50 pc crew members to be subjected to random pre-flight alcohol test daily: DGCA

India resumed full scheduled international flights on March 27 this year. The country resumed full scheduled domestic flights on October 18, 2021.

Breath Alcohol Analyser Device. (Representational image) 
Breath Alcohol Analyser Device. (Representational image) 
Published on Mar 29, 2022 08:04 PM IST
PTI |
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