INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS NEWS
January 30, 2012 12:00:00 AM
  Follow @ Twitter
A passenger plane carrying more than 160 people was diverted to a remote Australia mining town after crew noticed an odour in the cabin, the airline said Monday.

The Qantas Boeing 767 travelling from the northern city of Darwin to Brisbane was diverted to Mount Isa in western Queensland state on Sunday, a spokeswoman said.

"It's wasn't a smoke smell. They think it may have come from the lavatory," she told AFP.

Qantas said the flight was diverted as a safety precaution and the plane landed safely without incident.


AFP

hasee


PREVIOUS STORY
Geithner hails strength of US business sector
NEXT STORY
India to use rupee for Iran oil import payments

Bookmark and Share
   




FIJI NEWS
Civil servants trained to write good submissionsAgency Desktop Submission writers from various government ministries and departments as well as several statutory bodies are being trained to write good submissions for their respective agencies.
BUSINESS
Fiji Airways A330 back in serviceThe Fiji Airways A330 which was grounded following a hard-landing incident in Sydney in March is back in service.
HEALTH/FITNESS
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.
SPORTS
Ryan confident of a good outing in last legVodafone Fiji 7s coach Ben Ryan is confident his team can deliver the best of results for the final two tournaments of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Glasgow and London.
LIFESTYLE/FASHION
Sigatoka resort to close for renovationYatule Beach Resort along the Coral Coast will be closed from next week for renovations as its management seeks to increase the resort's profitability.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT SERVICES MOBILE EXTRA HOT TOPICS