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Air Marshal

An undercover law enforcement agent who boards a flight as a normal passenger to prevent a hijacking or other crime, should one occur. The air marshal is tasked with ensuring air travel, both for business and pleasure, occurs smoothly and safely. An air marshal is also called a sky marshal.
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He added that John Roberts of the UK-based company Airflite helped both Air Marshall Islands and Tara Airlines in completing the deal, which is worth $2.
In recognition of services rendered to defeat terrorism during his tenure of office, he was promoted to the rank of Air Marshall by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Unknown to the MDC officials, the meeting with the Air Marshall was recorded on tape, after Shiri had notified his political superiors and Zimbabwe's intelligence service before the arrival of the officials.
I had met Mr Gill along with Air Marshall JN Verma in the first week of October.
Innovations by Air Chief Marshall Arthur Tedder and Air Marshall Arthur Coningham and enlightened leadership by Gen.
When a frantic search reveals nothing, she kicks up a fuss with captain Sean Bean and Air Marshall Peter Sarsgaard.
It's simple and easy to put in place When there is an Air Marshall on nearly every flight, this may not be needed, but for far less money the armed cockpit makes far too much sense to me.
Since then both the owner and trainer have tried and failed to wrest the Leger - the Aga Khan going close with Baynoun, runner-up in 1984, and Stoute saddling the second, Air Marshall, just two years ago.
Air Marshall Sir Frank Holroyd, former chief engineer, RAF, 66; French skier Jean Claude Killy, 58; BBC radio presenter Sue MacGregor, 60; company chairman Sir Peter Parker, 77.
MILLENARY made the first St Leger of the new Millennium a great occasion for favourite backers as the 11-4 shot proved too strong for Air Marshall in the season's final classic at Doncaster.
a subsidiary of Applied Digital (NASDAQ: ADSX), announced today that it has been awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) CONNECTIONS task order to install a video conferencing system for the Federal Air Marshall Service.
KARACHI -- Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) employees and officers on Tuesday formed a joint action committee to work for the sacking of Director General (DG) Civil Aviation Air Marshall (retd) Asim Suleiman.