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Private airlines not keen to operate in northeast: NEC


September 4th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC) is not finding a suitable airline company to operate in the northeastern states, an official of the regional planning body said ... Read more...

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Have strict aviation safety audits: MPs panel


August 15th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Taking exception to a large number of violations of air-safety norms and the fake pilot cases, a parliamentary panel has called for strict regulations for ... Read more...

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Advance Passenger Information System in six international airports: Govt


November 30th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullappally Ramachandran said on Tuesday that Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) in Phase-I has been introduced ... Read more...

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Delhi airport told to cut noise pollution


October 24th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has granted more time to the central government to find out what more can be done to reduce the noise level near the ... Read more...

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Thiruvananthapuram’s new terminal opening still uncertain (Lead)


October 9th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvanathapuram, Oct 9 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Air India (AI) are in a blame game over the delay in opening of the new terminal of Thiruvananthapuram airport.The ... Read more...

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Thiruvananthapuram’s new terminal opening still uncertain


October 9th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvanathapuram, Oct 9 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Air India (AI) are in a blame game over the delay in opening of the new terminal of Thiruvananthapuram airport.The ... Read more...

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Over 41,000 stranded at Mumbai and Delhi airports (Lead)


April 19th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The government Monday said more than 41,000 passengers have been stranded at Mumbai and Delhi international airports as air routes are restricted due to an ash cloud ... Read more...

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Over 41,000 stranded at Delhi and Mumbai airports


April 19th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The government Monday said more than 41,000 passengers have been stranded at Mumbai and Delhi international airports as air routes are restricted due to an ash cloud ... Read more...

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Niche airline operators eye the versatile Twin Otter


April 5th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India's niche airline operators have shown interest in the Twin Otter small aircraft that has the unique ability to operate from land, water or snow ... Read more...

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TSA says that full body scans will now be mandatory


March 18th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Transportation Security Administration has announced that there are plans in the pipeline, to make the full body scans of passengers compulsory. Earlier there ... Read more...

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Airport Security tightened in 14 countries


January 5th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Airport security is going to be tightened many folds in lieu of the failed Christmas bombing attempt. And the cabin crew of the planes are poised ... Read more...

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NBCC reviews bird strike incidents and safety measures of flights


November 18th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The Civil Aviation Ministry's National Bird Control Committee (NBCC) has met here and addressed the serious safety issue of bird strike which result in aircraft accidents.Civil Aviation ... Read more...

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241 bird hits reported so far this year


November 18th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Despite safety measures in place, airports continue to be vulnerable to bird hits, with 241 such incidents occurring till date this year causing financial losses of at ... Read more...

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‘India following global aviation safety norms’


September 23rd, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) According to an audit done by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the US, India has been found to be fully compliant with international safety standards, the ... Read more...

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Bhave is first airport regulator chief


August 1st, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Yashwant S. Bhave Saturday took over as the first chairperson of the newly constituted Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA), a watchdog that will look at issues such ... Read more...

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Air India plans Rs.500-crore annual salary cut


June 22nd, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) State-run carrier Air India has targeted slashing annual salary costs by Rs.500 crore, it said here Monday. Air India has appointed a four-member committee to examine existing wage agreements, ... Read more...

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Samtel expects orders of 20,000 Airbus cockpit full colour displays


June 18th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Indian electronics giant Samtel sees orders worth $100-150 million over the next decade for the full colour display (FCD) it has jointly developed with French ... Read more...

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Regulator to discuss cartelisation with airline operators


March 6th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the country's aviation sector regulator, will meet airline operators to discuss the cartelisation issue, it said Friday. "We are meeting again ... Read more...

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Airlines owe airports operator Rs.11 bn


March 6th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The country's airports operator, Airports Authority of India (AAI), Friday said airline operators owe it Rs.11 billion (Rs.1,100 crore), of which Air India alone has to pay ... Read more...

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Airlines asked to collect development fee while issuing tickets


March 2nd, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The government Monday asked all airlines flying out of Delhi to collect development fee from the passengers while issuing air tickets, and not when they are checking ... Read more...

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Anti-trust body, regulator ask airlines to explain fare hikes (Roundup)


February 12th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) India's anti-trust body as well as the aviation regulator Thursday questioned domestic airlines' decision to hike fares at a same time and warned them against "cartelisation". The Monopolies ... Read more...

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India’s anti-trust body to probe airfare hike


February 12th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Fair trade practices body Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission (MRTPC) Thursday ordered a probe on airlines for hiking fares at the same time, saying it appeared ... Read more...

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Regulator asks airlines to explain fare hike


February 12th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) A day after Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel warned airline operators against "cartelisation", the aviation regulator Thursday asked them to explain the reason for hiking fares and ... Read more...

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Regulator asks airlines to explain fare hikes (Lead)


February 11th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) After Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Wednesday morning warned airline operators against "cartelisation", the aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), asked them to explain ... Read more...

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Foreign carriers could have stake in domestic airlines: Minister


January 14th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The government should consider allowing foreign airline operators to own up to 25 percent stake in Indian carriers, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said here Wednesday. "We ... Read more...

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Agitating truckers want thorough audit of oil companies (Lead)


January 8th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Accusing oil companies of committing a Satyam Computers-like financial fraud, striking truckers Thursday demanded "thorough audit" of the oil firms and asked the government to issue a ... Read more...

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Aviation fuel supply will not be hit by oil staff strike


January 6th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Airline operators Tuesday said they have a contingency plan with oil companies for uninterrupted supply of aviation fuel to tide over any crisis if oil sector employees ... Read more...

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New regulator for airports in place by March 31


January 2nd, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) A new aviation regulator - the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) - will come into effect by March 31 this year, according to a ministry official."AERA ... Read more...

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Air travel demand in India will fall, forum forecasts


December 9th, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Demand for air travel in India will fall following the recent terror attacks in Mumbai, International Air Transport Association (IATA), an international forum of airline industry, said ... Read more...

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Security strengthened after air attack alert in India (Second Lead)


December 4th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Security at major Indian airports was heightened Thursday following a terror strike alert, officials here said.Civil Aviation Secretary Madhavan Nambiar said Thursday evening that "all necessary steps" ... Read more...

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Air India scraps transaction fee on tickets bought directly


November 25th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) From Wednesday, state-owned carrier Air India will not charge any transaction fee on tickets booked directly through its website or registered offices, an airline official said.However, the ... Read more...

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Delhi airport gears up to tackle winter fog


November 21st, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) With winter setting in, airport officials here are gearing up to fight the fog menace, expected to be more this year in comparison to last year, a ... Read more...

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Aviation regulator will be toothless in absence of policy: Experts


November 9th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Indian government may have cleared the deck for a new regulator for the aviation industry - the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) - but in the ... Read more...

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Airlines to be penalized for not compensating offloaded passengers


September 15th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Airlines will be penalised for delaying compensation to passengers denied boarding due to over-booking or flight cancellation, a top official has said."We are watching the issue very ... Read more...

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Despite inflation, Gulf Malayalis plan Onam celebrations


September 11th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 11 (IANS) Despite skyrocketing inflation, millions of Malayalis across the Gulf prepared to celebrate Onam, the traditional harvest festival, that falls Friday.Shops and supermarkets were filled with customers buying traditional ... Read more...

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