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Lufthansa to cancel 1,200 flights Friday


September 7th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's largest air carrier Lufthansa has cancelled 1,200 flights planned for Friday, when its flights attendants are staging a walkout, The Local news portal reported.The ... Read more...

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Lufthansa strike cancels 300 flights


September 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's largest air carrier Lufthansa had to cancel about 300 flights Tuesday as its flight attendants went on strike in the country's major airports, the ... Read more...

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India, Israel ink pact to boost tourism


June 25th, 2012 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 25 (IANS) India and Israel have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost their bilateral ties in the tourism sector, with Israel opening a tourism office in ... Read more...

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Ukraine may sell state stake in airline


May 5th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Ukrainian government plans to sell its stake in the country's second largest air carrier AeroSvit in 2012-2013, a government agency said.The government has a ... Read more...

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Russia restricts Belarusian airline


April 6th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarusian national airline Belavia said it has been barred from performing flights to all destinations in Russia except Moscow.Russia and former Soviet state Belarus have ... Read more...

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Delta invests $65 mn in Mexico’s leading airline


August 11th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 11 (IANS/EFE) Delta Air Lines will acquire a 3.5 percent equity stake in No. 1 Mexican air carrier Aeromexico for $65 million as part of a long-term ... Read more...

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Finnair to operate its first biofuel powered flight


July 14th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, July 14 (IANS) Nordic air carrier Finnair will operate its first biofuel powered flight between Amsterdam and Helsinki from next week, an official said Thursday.Finnair's flight will use biofuel ... Read more...

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Russia questions new US sanctions against Iranian companies


June 25th, 2011 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Unilateral US sanctions against a major Iranian port operator and the country's national airline raise serious questions, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday.The ministry said ... Read more...

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Air India reinstates 15 pilots after ‘illegal’ strike


May 13th, 2011 - 3:51 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The state-owned Air India on Thursday reinstated the 15 pilots who were sacked or suspended for participating in the recently ended 'illegal' strike, Press Trust of ... Read more...

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Air India cancels 90 percent domestic flights on sixth day of pilots’ strike


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The state-owned Air India on Monday cancelled 90 percent of its domestic flights as the pilots' 'illegal' strike entered its sixth day, the Hindu newspaper reported.The ... Read more...

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Emirates Airlines honoured with True Partner award


February 15th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Feb 15 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airlines has been chosen the best foreign air carrier contributing to the Korean travel business in 2010 and has been honoured with "True Partner" award. The award ... Read more...

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American Airlines launches iPhone application for employees


December 14th, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by BNO News
FORTH WORTH, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- American Airlines on Monday launched the air carrier's first iPhone travel application, JetAway, for personal and confirmed business non-revenue travel use by employees and retirees.With the ... Read more...

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Jet Airways reports rise in number of flyers


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Private air carrier Jet Airways reported an 18.1 percent rise in its international passenger numbers for the month of October, a statement said Tuesday."Strategic code-shares and innovative ... Read more...

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Baggage woes delay Air India passengers at T3


November 12th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Baggage and delay woes continued to trouble domestic passengers of national carrier Air India (AI) at the new terminal-3 (T3) of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport ... Read more...

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AirTran Airways and Delta to offer free Wi-Fi during holiday season


November 9th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) -- Delta Air Lines and AirTran Airways announced on Monday that they have teamed up with Google Chrome to provide free Wi-Fi to passengers during the upcoming holiday ... Read more...

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SpiceJet signs 30 aircraft deal with Boeing


November 6th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Low-cost carrier SpiceJet Saturday signed an agreement with US aircraft manufacturer Boeing for buying 30, B737-800 commercial aircraft, worth $2.7 billion.SpiceJet Director Bhulo Kansagra and Boeing's Christopher ... Read more...

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Virgin America reports record-setting performance for second quarter 2010


September 10th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Virgin America on Friday announced its financial results for the second quarter 2010 in which the air carrier reported a record-setting performance.The airline reported revenues of ... Read more...

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Jetliner Halted In San Francisco Runway Following Threatening Call


August 20th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez San Francisco, Aug 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following a security threat, an American Airlines flight was evacuated in the runway of the San Francisco International Airport which led to the air-carrier ... Read more...

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US, Russia to conduct first joint defence exercise


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Russia will hold their first-ever joint air defence exercise Aug 8-11, aimed at testing their anti-terrorism systems with a staged plane hijacking. The exercise, codenamed ... Read more...

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Sukhoi superjet engines have flaws: Report


July 6th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Engines for Russia's new Superjet-100 airliner have failed to receive certification as they have several significant flaws, a business daily said Tuesday. The Superjet-100 project is a family ... Read more...

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Pilots Of Spirit Airlines Go On Strike After Talks Fails


June 12th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Tallahassee, June 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The negotiations between Florida-based Spirit Airlines and the pilots union has reached a deadlock which has resulted in the pilots of the low-cost air carrier ... Read more...

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Spirit Airlines Negotiations With Pilots Gets Two Hours Extension


June 12th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Florida-based Spirit Airlines is experiencing one of its most difficult times as pilots of the low cost airline might go on an indefinite strike if ... Read more...

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British Airways cabin crew to begin new strike Saturday


June 5th, 2010 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cabin crews of Britain's largest air carrier, British Airways (BA), will go on another five-day strike Saturday. Tensions between BA and the Unite trade union began in 2009, ... Read more...

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AI operates special flight for train accident victims


May 28th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) A 48-seater special aircraft has been pressed into service by Air India to help the victims of the train accident near Jhargram in West Bengal, the air carrier ... Read more...

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Lufthansa’s plans to fly Airbus A380 to India may take time


May 20th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) German air carrier Lufthansa's plans to fly the world's biggest aircraft, Airbus A380, to India may take time as Indian airports are not fully equipped to handle it, ... Read more...

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Lufthansa plans to increase flight frequency


May 19th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) German air carrier Lufthansa plans to increase its frequency to all major locations across India, and official said here Wednesday. "We are planning to increase the frequency of ... Read more...

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Lufthansa plans to fly Airbus A380 to India in winter


May 19th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) German air carrier Lufthansa will start operating the Airbus A380, the largest aircraft with a seating capacity of 526 seats, to New Delhi during the winter season, said ... Read more...

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Qantas reusing plastic cutlery 30 times before throwing it away


May 17th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): Australian air carrier Qantas is believed to be reusing its plastic cutlery as many as thirty times before throwing it away.The airline has accepted that they collect knives ... Read more...

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Southwest Airlines Slammed With $200,000 Fine For Bumping Passengers


April 29th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Southwest Airlines Co. has attracted the ire of United States Transportation Department after a fine of $200,000 was imposed on the low cast airline carrier ... Read more...

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FAA proposes $348,000 civil penalty against Chautauqua Airlines


April 27th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Tuesday that it has proposed a civil penalty against an Indiana airline company.The FAA proposed a $348,000 civil penalty against Chautauqua ... Read more...

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AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes ventures into Formula 1


April 17th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kuala Lumpur, April 17 (IANS) Goan origin entrepreneur Anthony "Tony" Francis Fernandes, owner of no-frills air carrier AirAsia, has forayed into Formula 1 Racing in Malaysia, and says this sport ... Read more...

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Ryanair Determined To Charge A Toilet Fee On Its Flights


April 8th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): You may have to shell out cash for utilizing the toilet on a Ryanair flight in the near future. The CEO of Ryanair, Michael ... Read more...

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Safety Board: Pilot is responsible for NY crash


February 4th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday that the probable cause of an airline crash into a house in Buffalo, was due to ... Read more...

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Yemen-based Al Qaeda planning fresh attack on U.S.


January 14th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 14 (ANI): American intelligence officials have credible evidence suggesting that Yemen-based Al Qaeda operatives are plotting a new attack on the United States.Following the failed bombing attempt on the Detroit-bound ... Read more...

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Air France-KLM to slash up to 3,000 jobs


April 15th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 15 (DPA) French-Dutch air carrier Air France-KLM said Wednesday it would cut between 2,500 and 3,000 jobs by 2011. A spokesman for the airline said there would be no direct layoffs, ... Read more...

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