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Cathay Pacific announces Hyderabad-Hong Kong flight


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Cathay Pacific, a leading international carrier, is set to expand its operations in India with a direct flight between Hyderabad and Hong Kong from December this ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to fly daily to Vietnam


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 22 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will launch daily flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's commercial capital and most ... Read more...

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Air India strike enters 17th day; loses Rs.270 crore (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The pilot strike in Air India entered the 17th day Thursday with the national carrier's losses mounting to Rs.270 crore."Losses are around Rs.270 crore on ... Read more...

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Air India crisis continues for 15th day, losses Rs.250 crore


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The crisis in Air India raged on for the 15th day Tuesday and the national carrier's losses mounted to Rs.250 crore as the impasse between ... Read more...

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Air India losses mount to Rs.200 crore as crisis continues


May 18th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The crisis in Air India raged on for the 11th day Friday and the national carrier's losses mounted to Rs.200 crore as the impasse ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh calls Air India unions for talks (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Thursday called all Air India unions for talks next week in a bid to end the 10-day pilots' strike that ... Read more...

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Air India crisis enters 10th day, losses touch Rs.188 crore


May 17th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The Air India crisis entered its 10th day Thursday as the impasse between agitating pilots and the management continued and the carrier's losses mounted to ... Read more...

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AI’s contingency plan in place, only one flight cancelled


May 16th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Air India Wednesday implemented its contingency plan to salvage its international operations by clubbing flights to destinations in Europe and the US as the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad airport aiming to become a cargo hub


April 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) With Thai Airways commencing its Bangkok-Hyderabad-Frankfurt cargo freighter service, Lufthansa already operating four freighter services a week and others expressing keenness to connect, Hyderabad ... Read more...

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Garuda Indonesia orders 11 more Airbus widebody aircraft


April 12th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Garuda Indonesia, the national carrier of the Southeast Asian country, on Wednesday finalized an order with aircraft manufacturer Airbus for 11 more A330-300 widebody aircraft. The deal ... Read more...

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Virgin to restart Mumbai service in October


March 15th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Virgin Atlantic Thursday said it will restart its operations to Mumbai with a daily service from London from October 29, 2012. The service was last operated ... Read more...

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Emirates increases flights to Tunis


October 25th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Monday announced two extra flights to Tunis from Oct 30, increasing its service to six weekly flights to Tunisia.Services to Tunisia are operated by A330-200 ... Read more...

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Etihad to increase flights to Riyadh


September 20th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Etihad Airways will increase flights to Riyadh from a daily service to 13 a week from Oct 30.The extra services, to be operated ... Read more...

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Etihad unveils special A330-200 Manchester City livery


July 9th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 8 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has taken its sponsorship of the Manchester City football club to new heights with the unveiling of a specially ... Read more...

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Airbus sold 15 corporate jets in 2010


January 28th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 28 (IANS) France-based airplane manufacturer Airbus has said it delivered a record number of 15 jets, worth more than $1.5 billion, to its corporate clients in 2010.The company said the ... Read more...

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Airbus bids for IAF’s midair refueller contract


January 20th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Airbus Military, a European consortium, Thursday said it has bid to supply six mid-air refuellers to the Indian Air Force (IAF).The IAF had re-issued the tender in ... Read more...

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Air India, Jet Airways India to lease 35 Airbus planes


December 8th, 2010 - 1:19 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Air India and Jet Airways India Ltd. have agreed to lease 35 Airbus planes from leasing companies, Airbus said. Air India has decided to lease 10 A330 ... Read more...

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Air China to buy 20 Airbus planes


November 18th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) Air China, the country's leading airlines, said Thursday that it would buy 20 Airbus aircraft at an estimated cost of around $4.5 billion.The Beijing-based carrier said Air China ... Read more...

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Swiss Air Lines to offer more daily flights on Indian routes


October 7th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) The Swiss International Air Lines will offer daily flights on both its Indian routes- Mumbai and Delhi- in the winter schedule from Oct 31, a spokesperson said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Etihad gets its first A330-200 cargo plane


August 13th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Etihad Airways has taken delivery of its first A330-200 cargo aircraft, it was announced Wednesday. The freighter touched down in Abu Dhabi Monday, completing its maiden ... Read more...

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Abby Sutherland: 16 Year Old Girl Lost At Sea


June 11th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The girl who dared to sail around the world by herself is considered lost at sea. Abby Sutherland, whose real name is Abby Sunderland is now searched by several ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways among best three airlines in world: Report


June 9th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 9 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways has been ranked among the best three airlines in the world by a leading Swiss business magazine. Tuesday's ranking comes after a survey of frequent flyers ... Read more...

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Toilet blockages force Cathay Pacific Airbus to divert to Mumbai


November 25th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 25 (DPA) Airbus said Wednesday it was investigating a series of mystery toilet blockages on Cathay Pacific planes which forced one passenger jet to make an unscheduled landing in ... Read more...

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From Diwali, Finnair to restart Mumbai operations


August 11th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair is restarting its operations from this city to Europe from Oct 18, with a brand new fleet of Airbus aircraft, sensing a revival in passenger ... Read more...

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Seven injured as Qantas flight hits air turbulence


June 22nd, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, June 22 (Xinhua) A Qantas flight from Hong Kong to Perth in Australia plunged about 100 feet (30 meters) after hitting severe turbulence Monday, injuring seven passengers. The Qantas A330-300 Airbus, with ... Read more...

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Finnair to restart Mumbai operations from October


May 3rd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Hoping for a revival of passenger demand, Nordic carrier Finnair has decided to restart its Mumbai operations from October even as it has inducted a new fleet ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to augment freighter fleet


August 17th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) The $2.5- billion Etihad Airways of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to increase the share of its cargo revenue from the current 15 percent by augmenting its ... Read more...

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Emirates launches flight to Kozhikode


July 1st, 2008 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 1 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) airline Emirates launched its flights to Kozhikode in India and Guangzhou in China from here Tuesday. The Dubai-based airline is launching six flights ... Read more...

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Emirates adds 18 flights between Dubai, India


June 12th, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Emirates Airlines is augmenting its services to India with 18 new weekly flights, starting July 1. With this, Emirates' will have 132 flights per week between India and ... Read more...

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