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Russian airline orders 20 Airbus planes


July 13th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Farnborough (Britain), July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's fourth-largest airline UTair has signed an order contract for 20 Airbus A321 airliners.The deal was signed at the Farnborough Air Show in Britain ... Read more...

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Airbus to set up assembly line in US


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 3 (IANS) Airbus, a leading European aircraft manufacturer, Monday announced to set up its first manufacturing facility in the US.The move is part of a plan to bolster ... Read more...

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Air India to reactivate east Asia routes, plans operational rebound


June 21st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By-Rohit VaidNew Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Strike-hit national carrier Air India will reactive flights between the national capital and east Asian destinations like Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong in phases ... Read more...

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China gets over 200 orders for homemade plane


March 6th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China's homemade passenger plane C919 -- scheduled to be launched in 2014 -- has received 235 orders, including from the US, an official said.Wu Guanghui, the ... Read more...

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GoAir orders Pratt & Whitney engines for 72 Airbus aircraft


February 15th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Wadias promoted low-cost carrier GoAir Wednesday said it has booked engines from Pratt & Whitney, a division of US-based United Technologies Corp, for the ... Read more...

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Air Namibia orders two Airbus A319s in $161 million deal


February 6th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by BNO News
BLAGNAC, FRANCE (BNO NEWS) -- Air Namibia on Monday announced it has placed an order for two Airbus aircraft to replace the two Boeing 737-500s currently in its fleet. The deal is ... Read more...

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Air India sets up panel to look into cabin restructuring


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) National carrier Air India may opt for adding more economy seats on its domestic flights being operated on Airbus aircraft to increase yields, an airline ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways makes around $7 billion Airbus order


November 16th, 2011 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) Qatar Airways Tuesday ordered for 55 Airbus aircraft worth $6.7 billion at the ongoing Dubai Airshow.The order was made for the purchase of 50 eco-efficient Airbus ... Read more...

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Kingfisher to reconfigure aircraft


October 5th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Close on the heels of deciding to focus on full service segment of air travel, Kingfisher Airlines (KAL) Wednesday said that, within four months, it would ... Read more...

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Mallya gloats over Kingfisher getting best airline award


September 28th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sept 28 (IANS) Flamboyant business tycoon Vijay Mallya, who is grounding his low-cost airline operations, told his investors Wednesday that his high-profile Kingfisher Airline was declared the "Best Indian ... Read more...

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Herculean efforts on at Mumbai to move stuck aircraft


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Indian authorities Saturday launched massive efforts to retrieve the Turkish Airlines Airbus aircraft which has been stuck in mud off Mumbai airport's main runway, leading to ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport main runway shut till 11 p.m. Saturday


September 3rd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) The closure of Mumbai airport?s main runway has been extended till 11 p.m. Saturday as work to extricate a Turkish Airlines aircraft from slush continued despite ... Read more...

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Turkish Airlines plane skids; Mumbai airport shut till Saturday


September 3rd, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mumbai airport's main runway was shut down Friday after a Turkish Airlines Airbus aircraft skidded after landing and got stuck in the soft mud following heavy ... Read more...

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Air India cancels 165 flights as pilots continue strike


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) National carrier Air India cancelled close to 165 flights, affecting its international operations as well, as nearly half of its 1,600 pilots continued their strike ... Read more...

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Air India to operate 106 domestic flights daily (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Air India announced Monday it would operate 106 flights daily on the domestic sector as per its contingency schedule for the next few days as the ... Read more...

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IndiGo to buy 180 Airbus aircraft for $15 billion (Roundup)


January 12th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Indian low-cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Wednesday signed a $15 billion deal with European aircraft manufacturer Airbus for buying 180 A320 aircraft, the biggest ever single firm ... Read more...

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IndiGo to buy 180 Airbus aircraft for $15 billion (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Indian low cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Wednesday signed a $15 billion deal with European aircraft manufacturer Airbus for buying 180 A320 aircraft, the biggest ever single ... Read more...

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IndiGo to buy 180 Airbus aircraft for $15 billion (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Leading low cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Wednesday signed a deal worth $15 billion with European aircraft manufacturer Airbus for buying 180 A320 aircraft, the biggest ever order ... 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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Chinese company to buy 102 Airbus planes


November 5th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS) on Friday signed with Airbus for a total of 102 aircraft of which 66 are new orders, Airbus said in a statement.No ... Read more...

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GoAir to fly to Patna, Pune, Leh and Lucknow from Delhi


August 30th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Budget airline GoAir Monday said it is adding four new destinations-- Patna, Pune, Leh and Lucknow-- to its existing flight schedule from the national capital. The services ... Read more...

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Airblue passenger plane crashes in Islamabad, kills all 152 people on board


July 28th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- A passenger plane crashed in Islamabad, Pakistan killing all 152 people on board, including two U.S. citizens, after it attempted to land in rainy and clouded conditions.Airblue flight ... Read more...

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Hawaiian begins new era with A330 inaugural flight


June 6th, 2010 - 3:45 am ICT by BNO News
HONOLULU, HAWAII (BNO NEWS) -- Hawaiian Airlines on Saturday launched the inaugural flight of its new, wide-body Airbus A330-200 aircraft, from Honolulu to Los Angeles.Passengers on the inaugural flight were greeted at ... Read more...

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Air India, IndiGo get new Airbus A320 aircraft (Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) French aircraft maker Airbus Industrie Wednesday delivered one Airbus A320 aircraft each to national carrier Air India and low-cost private airline IndiGo here during the India Aviation 2010. ... Read more...

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New generation Airbus A-320 joins Air India


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) The first of the new generation Airbus A-320 aircraft joined the Air India fleet Wednesday at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad where the India Aviation 2010 got underway. Offering latest ... Read more...

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Merger of Air India was well planned, no plans of demerger


January 27th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The government Wednesday rubbished reports of de-merger of national carrier Air India and said its merger with Indian Airlines was well-planned and decided collectively by various state ... Read more...

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Yemen carrier seals $700 mn deal with Airbus


January 21st, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sakhir (Bahrain), Jan 21 (DPA) Yemenia, the official carrier of Yemen, sealed a deal with Airbus Thursday to buy 10 Airbus aircraft at a cost of $700 million. The deal was signed by ... Read more...

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Air India-Indian Airlines merger hasty, says MPs’ panel


January 21st, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The decision to merge flag carriers Air India and Indian Airlines in March 2007 was "taken in haste", a parliamentary committee said Thursday. The decision was "taken in ... Read more...

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India’s first aviation SEZ opened in Belgaum


November 14th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum (Karnataka), Nov 14 (IANS) Global aerospace majors such as Europe's SABCA and Canada's Magellan Aerospace will set up shops in India's first special economic zone (SEZ) devoted exclusively for the aviation ... 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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Emirates Airline becomes world’s largest Boeing 777 operator


July 30th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 30 (IANS) The Emirates Airline, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has become the world's largest operator of Boeing 777 planes with the arrival of its 78th ... Read more...

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Arvind Jadhav takes over as Air India chief


May 4th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Arvind Jadhav Monday took over as the chairman and managing director of National Aviation Co (Nacil), which operates national carrier Air India. A 1978 batch IAS officer of the ... 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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Arvind Jadhav named new Air India chairman


May 1st, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The government Friday appointed Arvind Jadhav, a 1978 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, as the chairman of the state-run National Aviation Co of India Ltd (NACIL). He ... Read more...

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Bhushan takes charge as managing director of Air India


April 27th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) E.K. Bharat Bhushan, who currently serves as joint secretary and financial adviser in the civil aviation ministry, has assumed charge as the interim chairman and managing director of ... Read more...

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