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China airlines’ profits decline


July 11th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) Profits of major Chinese airline companies have declined in the first half of 2012, it was reported here Wednesday.China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd. said its net ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh to raise tax issue with petroleum, finance ministries


June 6th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Wednesday said he will raise the issues of rationalising state sales tax on jet fuel and service tax on tickets ... Read more...

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Chinese aviation industry profits shrink


May 8th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) The revenues of China's aviation industry, including airline companies and airports, grew by 21.2 percent year-on-year in 2011 but the overall profits dropped.The revenues reached 500.1 ... Read more...

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Policy on import of jet fuel silent on logistics: Experts


February 7th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Airlines welcomed the decision of a ministerial panel to allow direct import of fuel, but aviation experts said several questions remained unanswered, particularly on ... Read more...

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Aviation regulator starts financial monitoring of airlines


November 11th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's aviation watchdog Friday commenced the monitoring of airlines to determine if they were in a position to devote resources for aircraft maintenance, given the ... Read more...

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Aviation regulator starts financial monitoring of airlines


November 11th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's aviation watchdog Friday commenced the monitoring of airlines to determine if they were in a position to devote resources for aircraft maintenance, given the ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth on flight to Moscow


October 14th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dushanbe, Oct 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A healthy baby boy was born on a Tajik Air flight from Dushanbe to Moscow, company spokeswoman Lola Kendzhaeva said Friday."Shabnam Rakhimova gave birth two ... Read more...

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Hefty increase in air fares ahead of Onam in Kerala


August 26th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) With Kerala's festival of Onam round the corner, foreign airline companies and even Air India Express appear to be operating on the policy of making hay ... 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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Volcano ash forces Argentine flight cancellations


June 8th, 2011 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 8 (IANS) Ash from Chile's Puyehue volcano that erupted June 4 has caused the cancellation of many flights in Argentina, Xinhua reported.Ash clouds were spreading over the ... Read more...

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Middle East unrest upsets aviation sector


March 5th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 4 (IANS/WAM) The aviation industry is concerned over rising fuel prices triggered by the political turmoil in some oil-rich countries in the Middle East.Several oil-producing countries, ... Read more...

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Metro stations to have digital pods for information


January 30th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will install interactive digital pods at 28 stations to provide detailed information to commuters about its network, stations, train timings, fare structure and major ... Read more...

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A moment of relief for debutant minister’s grieving mother


January 19th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) For Janaki Amma, the mother of newly-appointed central minister of state K.C. Venugopal, it was a day of mixed emotions. She was happy, but not happy enough to ... 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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Brazilian airline employees threaten pre-Christmas strike


December 22nd, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) Unions representing Brazil's airline pilots, flight attendants and other aviation workers have said they plan to go on strike two days before Christmas to press demands ... Read more...

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Aviation Ministry, DGCA unhappy with airlines’ steps to lower fares


December 13th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.13 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Monday said the Aviation Ministry and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is not satisfied with the steps taken by air ... Read more...

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China to need over 3,750 jumbo jets by 2029


November 16th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 16 (IANS) China will need more than 3,750 jumbo jets to meet market demand by 2029, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) said, adding it had struck deals to ... Read more...

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SkyRider Airline seats pack travelers in less than 23 inches of space


September 13th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An aircraft seat design company in the Latina, Italy will unveil the "SkyRider" seat at the Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas Conference. The Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas ... Read more...

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Spicejet to fly to Colombo, Kathmandu next month


September 7th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Low-cost airline SpiceJet will start its international operations to Kathmandu and Colombo next month. "The carrier will flag-off its first international flight from Delhi to Kathmandu ... Read more...

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Massive solar storm to hit Earth in 2012 with ‘force of 100m bombs’


August 26th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 26 (ANI): Astronomers are predicting that a massive solar storm, much bigger in potential than the one that caused spectacular light shows on Earth earlier this month, is to strike ... Read more...

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India back on track after a day’s strike


July 6th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Life was back on track across India Tuesday after a day-long crippling strike called by the opposition against rising food and fuel prices cost the economy ... Read more...

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Himachal may get helicopter taxis


June 26th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 26 (IANS) Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Saturday launched a programme in Lahaul and Spiti district to boost tourism in remore areas and said a plan to start helicopter-taxi service ... Read more...

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Malaysia to offer Indian transit travelers visa free entry from July


May 25th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), May 25 (ANI): The Malaysian Government has said that from July this year, transit travellers from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will not need a visa to enter the ... Read more...

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Indian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur urged to include signs in Tamil


March 10th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 10 (ANI): The Indian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur has been urged to include Tamil on its signage, as approximately 75 percent people using its facilities speak Tamil.The Star ... Read more...

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Delta Airline Hikes Baggage Fees


January 13th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The economic recession of 2008 has affected all the companies and every individual has experienced the heat of the global meltdown. Though several months have passed ... Read more...

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Recession batters Spain’s tourism industry


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 23 (EFE) Spain's tourism industry is forecast to end 2009 down 5.6 percent from last year's already depressed level, its worst performance in a decade, the Alliance for Tourism Excellence, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh towns to be connected by air


October 21st, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Major towns in Chhattisgarh will soon be connected by intra-state air services. A cabinet meet presided over by Chief Minister Raman Singh late Tuesday agreed in principle to a ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on charging Airport Development Fee


August 20th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday reserved its order on a public interest petition challenging the collection of airport development fee (ADF) from passengers departing from the Indira ... Read more...

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Government defends airport development fee


August 19th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The government Wednesday justified its stand on collecting airport development fee (ADF) from passengers departing from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport and told the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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UAE tightens airport security amid swine flu fears


May 4th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 4 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has tightened security at airports to spot passengers infected with the deadly influenza A(H1N1) virus, also called swine flu, WAM reported. Officials at Dubai ... Read more...

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CFM International to set up training centre in Hyderabad


February 11th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Aircraft engine manufacturer CFM International will set up a maintenance training centre here to support all its customers in the South Asian region, it was announced Wednesday. Known ... Read more...

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Transporters, farmers to protest failure to cut fuel prices


January 28th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Transporters' and farmer's unions will protest in front of parliament in New Delhi next month against the failure of the government to reduce petrol and diesel prices. ... Read more...

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Jet Airways gets 2008 Best of Jersey City Award


December 8th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, Dec.8 (ANI): Jet Airways has been accorded the 2008 Best of Jersey City Award in the Airline Companies category by the Washington based U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA). ... Read more...

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Indian High Commission in Malaysia uncovers a fake visa scam


November 19th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 19 (ANI): Two to three Malaysians are either barred from leaving for India or deported daily due to fake visas issued to them. The Indian High Commission has ... Read more...

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Praful Patel says Indian carriers to repay aviation fuel dues by March 2009


October 22nd, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel today said that India''s airline companies are to repay upto 28 billion rupees outstanding aviation fuel dues to state-run refineries by ... Read more...

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