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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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12 dead in China rains


July 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of China since Friday night have killed at least 12 people, authorities said Saturday.In Beijing, rainstorms left two people dead ... Read more...

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Dabolim airport will not be shut for civilians: Parrikar


July 19th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) The Indian Navy-run military-cum-civilian airport at Dabolim will not be shut when a new greenfield airport at Mopa in north Goa comes up, Chief Minister Manohar ... Read more...

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Kolkata airport’s new terminal operational by October


May 9th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) The new terminal of the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata, which is being constructed under the modernization plan of the airport, is scheduled ... Read more...

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Solar plane to make first cross-continent flight


April 25th, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Bern, April 25 (IANS) The world's largest solar-powered plane, Swiss-made Solar Impulse, will take its first-ever cross-continent flight in May or June.The plane, co-piloted by Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, ... Read more...

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US airline passengers go up


April 4th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Passengers who travelled on US airlines and foreign airlines serving the US continued to increase in 2011, the US Transportation Department reported.Domestic and international airline passengers ... Read more...

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Norwegian aircraft goes missing


March 16th, 2012 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, March 16 (IANS) A Norwegian military transport plane with five people on board was reportedly missing Thursday.The Hercules aircraft was coming from a northern Norway airport to Sweden.While participating ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall likely in Kashmir Valley


February 18th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 18 (IANS) With fresh western disturbances (WD) approaching the Kashmir Valley, the weather office here Saturday forecast another spell of moderate to heavy snowfall beginning Monday."Another WD is ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed for second day


February 5th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 5 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway remained closed for the second day Sunday as fresh snowfall and shooting stones continued at vulnerable sectors of the road, an official said.Due ... Read more...

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GMR launches ‘Fly via Hyderabad’ campaign in Chhattisgarh


January 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 27 (IANS) GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) Friday launched its 'Fly Hyderabad' campaign in Raipur to attract flyers from central India to travel to and from Hyderabad.The ... Read more...

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Sea Harrier tyre burst hits Goa airport flights


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 23 (IANS) Air traffic at Goa's Dabolim airport was disrupted for nearly an hour Monday evening after a tyre of an Indian Navy Sea Harrier jet burst, an ... Read more...

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Fog, chilly winds envelop capital, over 200 flights disrupted (Third Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday, seriously disrupting train and air traffic, while icy winds through the day left people shivering and praying for the ... Read more...

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Main Mumbai airport runway to shut for 8 hours till May


January 20th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) The main runway of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here will be shut for eight hours every day from Friday till May 20 for construction of ... Read more...

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Fog hits air, rail traffic in cold Delhi (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Delhi shivered Thursday as the temperature dipped to 4.8 degrees Celsius, two degrees below average, and chilly winds blew through the day. A dense morning ... Read more...

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Raipur airport cleared of crashed copter


January 16th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 16 (IANS) Air traffic was restored at Raipur in the early hours of Monday, a day after a helicopter crashed at the airport during a test flight, blocking ... Read more...

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Fly to US from Dublin with full customs clearance


January 10th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, Jan 10 (IANS) Armed with a unique pact with the US on screening for customs and immigration, Ireland is wooing Indian carriers to use Dublin as a hub to ... Read more...

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Fog hits rail, air traffic in Delhi (Second Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Rail and air services were affected in the capital Tuesday morning due to the heavy fog.According to the Northern Railway website, 57 trains were affected ... Read more...

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Fog hits rail, air traffic in Delhi (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Rail and air services were affected in the capital Tuesday morning due to the heavy fog that enveloped the city.According to the Northern Railway website, ... Read more...

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New year begins on pleasant note for Delhiites


January 1st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) 2012 began on a pleasant note for Delhiites Sunday as the skies turned clear and the minimum temperature settled one notch above average at 8.4 ... Read more...

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Cold day for capital, fog hits train services (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) It was a cold day with chilly winds for Delhiites Thursday, with thick fog in the morning making way for pleasant sunshine later in the ... Read more...

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Fog affects 47 trains (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A thick layer of fog enveloping the capital Thursday morning hit hard rail traffic with 32 trains cancelled and 15 delayed. Air traffic, however, remained ... Read more...

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Fog in Delhi hits rail traffic (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Dense fog in Delhi Friday morning affected train service and 35 trains were running late, officials said. Air traffic, however, remained unaffected.According to the northern ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts train services in Delhi, flights unaffected (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A fog blanket over large parts of northern India hit railway traffic, delaying 50 trains, but air traffic was largely unaffected."There is a heavy backlog ... Read more...

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Chinese plane flies from Japan without permission


November 30th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) A Chinese passenger aircraft with 240 people onboard took off from an airport in Japan even when told by the control tower to wait on the ... Read more...

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Air China Q3 profits fall


October 28th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) Air China Ltd, China's largest airline, said Friday its net profits in the third quarter of 2011 decreased 26.46 percent year-on-year due to weak international demand ... Read more...

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58,000 Air Traffic Movements in UAE during September


October 19th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 18 (IANS/WAM) The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) announced that air traffic movements in the UAE grew 9.7 percent during September against same period last year.The GCAA ... Read more...

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Kingfisher grounds only flight to Shimla


October 18th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 18 (IANS) The only flight to this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort has been suspended till Oct 30, an official said here Tuesday."Due to some technical reasons of Kingfisher, ... Read more...

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Heavy rains affect Mumbai’s air traffic


August 28th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Flight operations at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here were partially affected due to rains Sunday."Visibility dropped drastically below 450 metres. Flight operations were suspended twice ... Read more...

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Eight injured in Goa naphta pipeline fire


August 20th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) A Indian Navy sailor along with at least eight people sustained burn injuries after a naphta pipeline passing through the port town of Vasco caught fire ... Read more...

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UFO seen at China airport


August 18th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Air traffic at an airport in China was restricted for about an hour after a UFO was spotted over it, media reports said Thursday.The UFO was ... Read more...

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Bad weather shuts Mumbai airport briefly


July 14th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A day after the city witnessed a fresh wave of terror, operations at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport were Thursday briefly suspended due to low visibility ... Read more...

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Shimla airport remains shut


July 1st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Flights in and out of this Himachal Pradesh capital remained suspended for the ninth consecutive day Friday owing to poor weather conditions, an official said here."Flights ... Read more...

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Chopper crashes in Russia, pilot killed


June 23rd, 2011 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) A helicopter pilot was killed when his aircraft crashed in southern Russia, the emergency situations ministry said.No other people were killed or injured in the Mi-2 ... Read more...

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Indonesia’s Defense Ministry to propose $8.5 billion budget for 2012


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Defense Ministry's planning director on Wednesday said that a budget of 80 trillion Indonesian Rupiahs ($8.5 billion) for 2012 will be proposed to the Indonesian government.General ... Read more...

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Russia, NATO fighters to hold first anti-terror drill


June 1st, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first ever joint exercise between Russia and NATO fighter aircraft will take place June 6-10, Russian National Anti-terrorism Committee spokesman Nikolai Sintsov said ... Read more...

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