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Germany and Canada to have air marshals on India flights to counter terrorism

After the United States decision of keeping flight marshals in the flights flying into and outside India long back in 2003, Germany and Canada are likely to sign the same pact to have their marshals on board from now on.

  • Maggat

    Good idea. Frankly they should be on every flight.

    • It is a good idea.

    • pike bishop

      As the Israelis know, if the problem is on the plane it is too late.

  • Frances

    And that’s going to stop bombs in the luggage how? That’s how the two baggage handlers in Japan were killed, and the Air India flight brought down near Ireland.

    • Alain

      There area should be covered by security and hopefully it is.

    • Willing ignorance brought down that flight and willing ignorance made it possible for the conspirators to never rot in prison.

  • Ho Hum

    Meanwhile today our immigration minister – Chris Alexander – was boasting to an Indian audience that Harper has made it easier for Indians to come to Canada

    “Don Peat ‏@reporterdonpeat now

    5 seconds ago

    “Thanks to his leadership it is now easier to come to Canada from India” Chris Alexander on Stephen Harper at
    BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

    • Alain

      If they are Hindus or anything other than Muslims, I do not mind.

      • Justin St.Denis

        And the overwhelming majority are.

  • mauser 98

    Air Canada stopped flights to India years ago… their airports are total shakedown