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Chandy to take up AI Express HQ shifting with ministry


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday rapped Air India for ignoring the "genuine needs" of the state and said he would take this up with the ... Read more...

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Plane numbers to double by 2032: Boeing


July 4th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 4 (IANS) The global plane market will reach $4.5 trillion and will have doubled the existing fleet with 34,000 new planes over the next two decades, aircraft manufacturer ... Read more...

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Go Air in talks with European carriers for maintenance work


April 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) With its fleet size set to expand, low cost carrier Go Airlines is in talks with two European carriers for an aircraft maintenance and spare parts ... Read more...

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Indian airlines not submitting emission details to EU: Ajit Singh


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's airlines are not submitting emission details to the European Union (EU) as it had directed, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh told parliament Thursday."Though the ... Read more...

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India Aviation not to have aerobatics display


March 10th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) India Aviation 2012, the international exhibition and conference on civil aviation, will have no aerobatics show this time in view of an Indian Navy plane crash ... Read more...

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Haryana to have helicopter, aviation hubs


May 29th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Seeking to upgrade the aviation infrastructure in Haryana, the state government Sunday announced that two integrated helicopter hubs and three general aviation hubs would be set ... Read more...

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Single engine and bad weather, recipe for air disaster: experts


May 26th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) As bad weather and single engine aircrafts or choppers seem to make for a recipe for disaster, experts have called for regulating such flights in ... Read more...

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Conspiracy to kill Air India, alleges BJP


May 6th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Blaming the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for the crisis in Air India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday alleged there was a "conspiracy ... Read more...

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UAE begins new humanitarian mission in Pakistan


April 17th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 17 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) has started its new humanitarian programme in Pakistan to help people affected by the floods which hit the country last August.The ... Read more...

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Ankita becomes first woman artist to paint under zero gravity conditions


April 10th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 10 (ANI): Mumbai resident Ankita Joshi has become the first woman artist in the world to paint under zero gravity conditions.Joshi said it was difficult for her to get ... Read more...

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NASA pays for development of lightning-proof ‘magic skin’ for aircrafts


April 9th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): NASA has awarded four research groups a total of 16.5 million dollars to research better airline technology, and one involves the development of lightning-proof "magic skin" for aircrafts.The ... Read more...

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Prince William’s RAF colleagues given role at royal wedding


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Prince William's military colleagues will line the route when he leaves Westminster Abbey after tying the knot with Kate Middleton.Two groups of 12 comrades who have served ... Read more...

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Bollywood stars descend on Mohali for showdown


March 30th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) Aamir Khan his wife Kiran Rao and Rahul Bose are already here and now Vivek Oberoi and Dino Morea have joined them for some live ... Read more...

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Civil war could split Libya into two parts


March 13th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar.13 (ANI): As Libya plunges into civil war, it seems that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is desperate to remain in power and may allow the country to be split in two so ... Read more...

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Bangkok Airways starts flights between Thailand, Mumbai


March 4th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Thailand-based Bangkok Airways Friday said it has started its first India operations by connecting Bangkok with Mumbai through six flights per week."Demands are there and ... Read more...

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Over 1000 Indians evacuated from Libya today


March 3rd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3(ANI): About 1050 Indians were evacuated from Libya today, raising the total number of rescued Indians to over 7000, about 20 percent of the total Indian population stranded there."Three ... Read more...

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Ship sailing to Bengazhi to evacuate Indians


February 24th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Feb 24 (ANI) : "Scotia Prince" a chattered passenger ferry with capacity to seat 1200 persons, has reached Egypt and is to sail for Bengazhi to evacuate stranded Indian ... Read more...

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IndiGo to buy 180 Airbus aircrafts


January 12th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Leading low cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Wednesday signed a deal with European aircraft manufacturer Airbus for buying 180 A320 aircrafts."IndiGo has signed a memorandum of understanding for ... Read more...

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Govt. allows flight movements in reduced visibility, changes rules


December 26th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.26 (ANI): The Civil Aviation Ministry today changed rules to allow flight movements in reduced visibility conditions as fog had disrupted flight operations from Delhi causing inconvenience to passengers.Around 38 ... Read more...

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New rules to mitigate fog-related flight disruptions


December 26th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) In an effort to mitigate fog-related flight disruptions, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Sunday said that aircraft that are not compliant with the CAT 3B ... Read more...

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Delhi airport ready for foggy days


December 16th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport in the capital has put in place latest technologies and contingency measures to ensure that flyers are not inconvenienced by the ... Read more...

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American Airlines To Check Boeing 757 Fleet And Start New Service


December 14th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Airlines has decided to thoroughly inspect a majority of its entire Boeing 757 fleet. The decision was taken after one of its planes was found ... 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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Magazine details al Qaeda’s “Operation Hemorrhage” involving parcel bombs


November 21st, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A terror operation involving parcel bombs on UPS and FedEx flights in September and October cost a "total bill of 4,200" dollars, according to a report in ... Read more...

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Delhiites eye good luck charm, chillies at trade fair


November 18th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) "Laws should be made, not against quacks but against superstition," it is said, but traders from Turkey, Thailand and Hong Kong would beg to ... Read more...

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Air Force One At New Delhi’s IGI Airport Now


November 7th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New Delhi, Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Air Force One which is the official carrier of the president of USA has arrived at the IGI airport in New Delhi. However, the ... Read more...

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Spicejet to start regional operations, orders 30 aircrafts


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2, (IANS) Low-cost airline Spicejet Tuesday said it would launch services to smaller cities and spend $900 million to buy 30 Bomabdier aircraft to enhance regional connectivity in the ... Read more...

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Main runway of Mumbai international airport shut till July


November 1st, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) The main runway of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) was shut down Monday for upgradation work. The width of the runway is being increased to accomodate Airbus A380 ... Read more...

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Lockheed offers advanced F-16 fighter aircraft to India


October 29th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): US aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin Corporation has offered India its tailor-made advanced F-16IN Super Viper aircraft for the Indian Air Force.Michael R Griswold, Director of Advance ... Read more...

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Navy cuts sorties to allow civilian traffic at Goa airport


October 28th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 28 (IANS) In a gracious gesture, the Indian Navy, which operates Goa's only airport, has cut its military sorties to allow the landing of five civilian aircrafts since Wednesday, said ... Read more...

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Goa airport runway closed for two hours after fuel spill


October 24th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 24 (IANS) The Goa airport was closed for over two hours late Saturday night after a tanker half-full with aviation turbine fuel overturned on the runway, officials said Sunday. A ... Read more...

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ExpressJet Airlines Pilot Refuses To Go Through The Security Measures Of A Full-Body Scan And Pat Down


October 21st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Michael Roberts, a pilot for ExpressJet Airlines refused to submit himself to a full body scan including an alternative pat while going through the ... Read more...

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UFO shuts down airports temporarily in China


October 6th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
UFO’s have managed to create havoc in the Chinese air space. A few Chinese airports needed to be closed down for a brief period of time otherwise the aircrafts would have collided ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways declared official airline partner for Indian Business Leaders Summit and Golf Tourname


October 6th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct. 6 (ANI-Business Wire India): Qatar Airways, one of the world's finest five star airlines, today announced that it has been named the official airline for the premiere Indian Business Leaders ... Read more...

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US in talks with Pak for reopening NATO supply route following air strike standoff


October 1st, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): The Pentagon has expressed hope that Pakistan would reopen the key supply route for US-led forces in Afghanistan, which was closed in retaliation against air strikes staged by ... Read more...

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