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IAF to open bids for heavy choppers, tankers (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) would soon open bids for heavy-lift helicopters and flight fueling tankers and finalise bids for 22 Apache attack choppers, IAF chief ... Read more...

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Pratt & Whitney inks pact with Indigo for 300 engines


July 9th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Indian low cost carrier IndiGo said Monday it has signed an agreement with US-based Pratt & Whitney for 300 PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 150 Airbus ... 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 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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Maini firm to supply components to Airbus


April 20th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) Maini Precision Products has bagged an order from global aerospace major Airbus to supply components to its aircraft platforms, the city-based company said Friday."We have signed ... Read more...

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India readies to select mid-air refueler


March 21st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) India is readying to select the winner of the $2-billion tender for six mid-air refuelers for its air force, with both the contending planes from ... Read more...

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Airbus to set up second pilot training centre in India


March 14th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) Airbus has signed an agreement with CAE Simulator Training to set up a second pilot and maintenance crew training centre in India.The centre, to be located ... Read more...

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Aircraft fuselage decor for Indian takeaway


February 1st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) A teenage curry house owner has spent 5,000 pounds on a second-hand aircraft fuselage used in the movie "The Da Vinci Code" to display in the ... Read more...

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Airbus saw record orders, deliveries in 2011


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 18 (IANS) With a smart market strategy and key innovations, European aircraft conglomerate Airbus witnessed record orders and deliveries last year, the company has said.The company said at ... Read more...

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Boeing makes the delivery of the first batch of Dreamliner planes


September 26th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After years of delay, Boeing has finally delivered the first batch of the planes 787 Dreamliner. The first batch of the planes was delivered to All Nippon ... Read more...

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Spicejet flight makes emergency landing


September 3rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) A Spicejet flight made an emergency landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) here Saturday following some technical problems. All passengers are safe, an official ... Read more...

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China to buy 88 planes from Airbus


June 30th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) China has signed an agreement with aircraft giant Airbus to buy 88 planes of the A-320 family, an official said Wednesday.According to the deal signed in ... Read more...

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GoAir orders 72 aircraft from Airbus


June 16th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) In a move to service increasing passenger growth, budget carrier GoAir Thursday said it has placed an order worth Rs.32,400 crore ($7.2 billion) with Airbus for ... Read more...

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UAE airline wins Airbus award


June 12th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, June 12 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia, a low-cost airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has won an award from aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus for "operational excellence".The Sharjah-based Air Arabia ... Read more...

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2010 safest year in aviation history: IATA


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The international aviation industry recorded its safest operations in 2010 with accident rates coming down to one incident in around 1.6 million flights.Commenting on the exceptionally high ... Read more...

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Airbus Military hopeful of going through with BSF planes deal


January 20th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) European consortium Airbus Military says it is keeping its fingers crossed about the fate of a $300 million deal to supply two military transport aircraft for the ... Read more...

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Airbus Lands Record $16B Order With IndiGo


January 12th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday a record jet order was revealed by Airbus in what they called the largest such order in the history of commercial aviation. The 15.6 billion dollar ... Read more...

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Airbus Attains Record Order From IndiGo Worth Nearly $16 Billion


January 12th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 12, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The Indian budget carrier, IndiGo, has consented to acquire 180 Airbus aircrafts led by the primary order for the advanced ‘A320neo.’ This order, as per ... Read more...

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Airbus Lands Record Order With IndiGo


January 12th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The third largest Indian domestic carrier IndiGo has raised several eyebrows after the airline recently announced for the ordering of 180 A320 jet aircraft carriers. The ... Read more...

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Commercial flights to use biofuel from next year


December 18th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 18 (ANI): Biofuel would reportedly be used by commercial flights from next year.Lufthansa has announced that it would begin a six-month trial of biofuel on scheduled flights within Germany ... Read more...

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Qantas A380 Flight Service Returns To Normalcy


November 27th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian airline Qantas resumed its Airbus SAS A380 services first time after an engine explosion few weeks back that resulted in the airline stalling all flights ... Read more...

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Rolls-Royce finds cause of Qantas A380 engine failure


November 12th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Rolls-Royce on Friday announced that a single faulty component caused the engine failure on the Trent 900-powered A380 Qantas flight QF32 that was forced to make an emergency ... Read more...

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Assam linked with Bhutan, Thailand by flights


October 26th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) The Guwahati airport will soon go international with Bhutan's Druk Air Tuesday announcing bi-weekly flights connecting the Himalayan kingdom and Thailand to Assam.Beginning Oct 31, Druk Air would ... Read more...

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Jet-Kingfisher aircraft collide, no casualties


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) A Jet Airways aircraft was involved in a "minor collision" with a Kingfisher Airlines plane at Mumbai airport early Saturday, but there were no casualties, an official said. ... Read more...

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Hong Kong airline to replace ‘fixed-back shell’ economy seats after complaints


October 13th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 13 (ANI): Hong Kong's biggest airline, Cathay Pacific, is set to replace its "fixed-back shell" economy-class seats in long-haul planes after passengers complained they were uncomfortable.Sources have revealed that the ... Read more...

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Soon, fly from Oz to NYC in 12 mins flat or soar like a bird in see-through craft!


September 24th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 24 (ANI): Boeing Australia's President, Ian Thomas, has said that although Airbus' "invisible" concept, which aims to build planes that have a completely transparent fuselage, sounds "interesting", he would be ... Read more...

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Air India operates 22 flights from Kolkata


September 7th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Despite a general strike Tuesday called by eight trade unions, national carrier Air India operated 22 flights from the city, a company statement said here. "Out of the 24 ... Read more...

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Finnair to start daily Helsinki-Delhi service from January


September 7th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Helsinki, Sep 7 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair will start a daily service between Helsinki and New Delhi from the first week of January while making takeoff and landing times from ... Read more...

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India likely to quadruple industrial growth to 225 billion dollar by 2020: Som Mittal


September 1st, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 1 (ANI): National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) President Som Mittal on Wednesday said that India is likely to quadruple its industrial growth to 225 billion dollar ... Read more...

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EADS announces bid on US tanker contract


April 21st, 2010 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (DPA) The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) plans to bid for the $35-billion contract to build the next generation of US Air Force refuelling tankers, Ralph Crosby, ... Read more...

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Tibet Airlines to be launched in May


April 15th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lhasa, Apr.15 (ANI): Tibet Airlines Co. Ltd. will be established in May and will be China's first airline based in southwestern Tibet Autonomous Region.According to Xinhua, Tibet Airlines, with a registered capital ... Read more...

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Six killed in cargo plane crash in Mexico


April 15th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 14 (DPA) Six people died when a cargo plane crashed near the airport of the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, the authorities said Wednesday. Civil Aeronautics director Hector Gonzalez Week ... Read more...

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Timely action by Mumbai ATC averts major air disaster


April 10th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 10 (ANI): The alert Mumbai Air Traffic Control (ATC) avoided a major air disaster over the Indian Ocean around 6 a. m. on Friday, when two aircrafts traveling on the ... Read more...

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Iran Air plane goes off Stockholm runway, none hurt


January 16th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Jan 16 (DPA) An Iran Air Airbus with 173 passengers on board went off the runway while preparing for takeoff from Stockholm's Arlanda airport Saturday, the Aviation Herald website said. The Teheran-bound ... Read more...

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