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AIR. That fluid transparent substance which surrounds our globe.
     2. No property can be had in the air it belongs equally to all men, being indispensable to their existence. To poison or materially to change the air, to the annoyance of the public, is a nuisance. Cro. Cr. 610; 2 Ld. Raym 1163; I Burr. 333; 1 Str. 686 Hawk. B. 1, c. 75, s. 10; Dane's Ab. Index h.t. But this must be understood with this qualification, that no one has a right to use the air over another man's land, in such a manner as to be injurious to him. See 4 Campb. 219; Bowy. Mod. Civ. Law, 62; 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 36 1; Grot. Droit de la Guerre et de la Paix, liv. 2, c. 2, Sec. 3, note, 3 et 4.
     3. It is the right of the proprietor of an estate to enjoy the light and air that will come to him, and, in general, no one has a right to deprive him of them; but sometimes in building, a man opens windows over his neighbor's ground, and the latter, desirous of building on his own ground, necessarily stops the windows already built, and deprives the first builder of light and air; this he has the right to do, unless the windows are ancient lights, (q.v.) or the proprietor has acquired a right by grant or prescription to have such windows open. See Crabb on R. P. Sec. 444 to 479 and Plan. Vide Nuisance.

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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is considering blacklisting more than 100 air hostesses after one of their crew members slipped away in Canadian capital Toronto, media reported.
Christine said she was ordered off the plane "to gasps from other passengers" and the air hostess went to speak to the pilot.
Emma, of Newcastle, added: "She was sat at the back of the plane and there was a bit of commotion so an air hostess moved her towards the front and told her to sit down and shut up."
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The singer wanted to spice things up so she posed for a few snapshots in the red Egypt Air uniform, all complete with its hat, and asked her fans, "What do you think of me as an air hostess?"
The settlement came easy as the National Commission for Women ( NCW), the Air India's internal disciplinary committee and its sexual harassment committee set- up under the Vishaka guidelines, ruled out sexual assault but noted the air hostess was indeed pushed during the altercation.
"I was on duty during the London flight to Dubai," the Indian air hostess, 30, told prosecutors, "The suspect kept asking for alcohol.
THE funeral of a Scots air hostess who fell to her death from a Dubai tower block was held in her home town yesterday.
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