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UAE offers Rs 700 crore for Kerala        When nature let us go there, I plan to help people rebuild their homes, says Rohini        Bodies found as flood recedes        SC judges to contribute to Kerala flood relief fund        28 more services from Trivandrum International airport        Rahul Gandhi Demands More Fund, Kiren Rijiju Says 'no Politics'        West Bengal govt to give Rs 10 crore for Kerala flood relief: Mamata Banerjee        6.9 magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Lombok        12 of Imran’s 21 cabinet members held key posts during Musharraf regime        India bowl out England for 161 at tea        Kerala flood: Papa CJ expressed his willingness to perform at fund-raiser programmes        Declare Kerala floods a national disaster: Rahul Gandhi asks PM        PM announces an interim relief of Rs 500 Cr        PM's aerial survey called off        Centre to Supreme Court: ‘Decision taken to reduce Mullaperiyar water level’        Swami Agnivesh assaulted on way to pay homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi        Imran Khan Elected New Pakistan PM, Seen In Tears After Vote        'He's innocent': US threatens more sanctions on Turkey if pastor not freed        Kerala floods: Sanju Samson contributes Rs 15 lakhs towards relief fund        Pregnant woman airlifted by Navy gave birth to baby boy        
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Business News
Airlines probed over 'confusing' seating policy
 
( London, Feb 05, 2018 ): A review is being launched into airlines' seating policies, the Civil Aviation Authority says.

It will examine whether companies are deliberately splitting up groups of passengers so they pay to sit together. Airlines allocate seating via computer algorithms.

The BBC has been told of many incidents of family and friends being split.

A spokeswoman for Ryanair said: "Our policy is very clear for our customers."

The CAA said it wanted to make sure seat allocation practices were "fair and transparent".

CAA research of more than 4,000 passengers who had travelled as part of a group on 10 airlines in the last year found that just over half of respondents were told they would have to pay more to sit together before they booked.

However, almost half believed that their airline would automatically allocate them seats together.

Of the group of respondents that paid extra to sit together, six in 10 said they did so because of the risk that their airline might split up their group.


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KERALA NEWS
UAE offers Rs 700 crore for Kerala
 New Delhi: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan said that the United Arab Emirates has offered Rs 700 crore to  
When nature let us go there, I plan to help people rebuild their homes, says Rohini
Bodies found as flood recedes
28 more services from Trivandrum International airport
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
6.9 magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Lombok
 (Lombok, Aug 17, 2018):An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 on Richter scale rocked the island of L
12 of Imran’s 21 cabinet members held key posts during Musharraf regime
Imran Khan Elected New Pakistan PM, Seen In Tears After Vote
'He's innocent': US threatens more sanctions on Turkey if pastor not freed
NATIONAL NEWS
SC judges to contribute to Kerala flood relief fund
 New Delhi: The judges of the Supreme Court will contribute to the Kerala flood relief fund, Chief Ju
Rahul Gandhi Demands More Fund, Kiren Rijiju Says 'no Politics'
West Bengal govt to give Rs 10 crore for Kerala flood relief: Mamata Banerjee
Swami Agnivesh assaulted on way to pay homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi
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