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International air ban over Iraqi Kurdistan comes into effect

1 year, 16 days ago
ERBIL: A ban on international flights to Iraqi Kurdistan, imposed by Iraq’s central government in retaliation for the region’s vote for independence, went into effect at 6:00 pm (1500 GMT) on Friday, Iraqi state TV said. Baghdad had…

India overturns flight ban on sandal-whacking politician

1 year, 6 months ago
NEW DELHI: India on Friday overturned a travel ban on a controversial politician who attacked a flight steward with his sandal after being refused a business class seat. Ravindra Gaikwad made national headlines after footage emerged in…

UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban after US warning

1 year, 6 months ago
LONDON: Britain tightened airline security on flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday, banning laptops and tablet computers from the plane cabin following a US security warning. Passengers flying directly to…