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‘Civil aviation sector up 18.5 percent in seven years’


March 15th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India's financially troubled civil aviation sector grew at 18.5 percent in the last seven years and the government has taken various steps to resolve ... Read more...

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Lowering of sales tax on jet fuel required: Assocham


December 29th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Lowering of sales tax on jet fuel, upgradation of airport infrastructure and allowing foreign capital by international airlines in domestic carriers are required for the ... Read more...

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Airports Authority wants to raise Rs.5,000 crore


September 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) State-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) Monday said it will again seek the government's clearance for its proposal to issue Rs.5,000 crore worth of infrastructure ... Read more...

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GVK to buy Siemens’ Bangalore airport stake


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) GVK Power and Infrastructure Monday said that it will buy Siemens' 14 percent stake in Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL).The deal has been struck at Rs. ... Read more...

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Aviation sector can absorb 120 billion dollar investment, says Manmohan Singh


February 12th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said that the aviation sector has the potential of absorbing an investment of 120 billion dollars, which turn could ... Read more...

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European Commission VP Kallas calls airport infrastructure the ‘weak link’ in air travel


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- European Commission Vice President Siim Kallas has expressed concern regarding the airport infrastructure in Europe as extreme weather disrupts holiday season air travel.Kallas said the level of disruption ... Read more...

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Kingfisher member-elect of Oneworld global airline alliance


June 7th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines Monday inked a formal pact with which it has moved closer to becoming a member of Oneworld, the commercial alliance among 12 ... Read more...

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IGNOU to waive fees of sex workers, street children


May 4th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), one of the world's largest universities, has decided to waive the fee of sex workers and street children enrolling for its ... Read more...

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IBM announces $130 million agreement with Greater Toronto Airports Authority


April 29th, 2010 - 2:06 am ICT by BNO News
MARKHAM, ONTARIO (BNO NEWS) – IBM announced Wednesday that they have signed a multimillion dollar agreement with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA).The $130 million, five-year agreement (CDN 130 $Million) with the ... Read more...

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Dubai to host Airport Show 2010


April 18th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 18 (IANS/WAM) Dubai would host the Airport Show 2010, an event showcasing a wide array of hi-tech services and equipment related to the airport sector. The show would be held April ... Read more...

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Stage set for India Aviation 2010


March 1st, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) India's international exhibition and conference on civil aviation, India Aviation 2010, begins here Wednesday. A Who's Who of aviation sector will be there at the second edition of the ... Read more...

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‘Flights from Belgaum airport will resume soon’


November 14th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh Belgaum (Karnataka), Nov 14 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Saturday said flights will resume operations from the Sambra airport here in three months.At present, no airline is operating from ... Read more...

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Yashwant Bhave takes over as first AERA chief


August 1st, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 1(ANI): Yashwant S. Bhave on Saturday took over as the first Chairperson of the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA), which was recently constituted by Government for the economic regulation ... Read more...

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Ministry wants better marketing of airport infrastructure


June 26th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Infrastructure such as new airports and perishable cargo facilities are under-utilised and need to be marketed better to tide over the slowdown, a senior central government official said ... Read more...

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100 percent foreign fund in tourism infrastructure urged


April 12th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) With merely 18 months left for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, India needs to allow 100 percent foreign investment in tourism infrastructure projects to boost tourism, says ... Read more...

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Hindustan Aeronautics repair facility plan hits air pocket


December 29th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) Turbulence in the civil aviation sector has forced the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) to put on hold plans to build an aerospace MRO (maintenance, repair and overhauling) ... Read more...

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Bangalore airport chief executive Brunner quits


November 21st, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) chief executive officer (CEO) Albert Brunner is quitting the high-profile post and has decided not to renew his contract, the company said here ... Read more...

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Software will boost airport security


October 17th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) New Deakin University researchers have developed an innovative software platform - believed to be the first of its kind - which allows for simulation of baggage handling systems ... Read more...

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Greenfield airport in Sikkim approved


October 16th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The government Thursday approved the construction of a greenfield airport in Sikkim.Briefing reporters after a meeting of the cabinet committee on economic affairs, science and technology minister ... Read more...

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Praful Patel opens India’’s first aviation show at Hyderabad


October 15th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel today opened the country''s first International Exhibition and Conference on Civil Aviation "India Aviation 2008" here today. Inaugurating the exhibition at the Begumpet ... Read more...

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UAE firm plans to develop airstrips, helipads in India


September 28th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based real estate company ETA Star Ascon is planning to enter India’s business jet infrastructure sector by developing hundreds of small airstrips in that ... Read more...

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Blue Dart to hike rates once again


July 23rd, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Courier and integrated express package distribution company Blue Dart Express Ltd will hike rates of its air and ground services in August or September, a top company official ... Read more...

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UAE to make big investments in India’s infrastructure development


May 13th, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by admin
By Naveen KapoorDubai, May 13 (ANI): Dubai's Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohammad al Gargavi on Tuesday said that Dubais flagship companies are all set to invest in Indian infrastructure in a ... Read more...

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Independent regulator for aviation sector soon


April 10th, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) An independent regulator for the aviation sector would come into affect by October this year, a top aviation official said Thursday. K.N. Srivastava, joint secretary in the ... Read more...

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India to showcase booming aviation industry


April 7th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Over 150 top aviation firms and airlines, including Air India, GVK, GMR, Kingfisher and Jet Airways, are set to take part in a three-day international exhibition on ... Read more...

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New airport policy to pave way for Greater Noida project


March 31st, 2008 - 11:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The new airport policy, expected to be announced next month, would pave the way for the Greater Noida airport project, which has been in limbo for quite ... Read more...

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Proposed Noida Greenfield airport objected to: minister


March 11th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The Delhi International Airport Ltd. (DIAL) has raised objection to development of proposed new greenfield airport at Noida, Minister of Civil Aviation Praful Patel informed the Rajya ... Read more...

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Air India grounds 38 overweight airhostesses


March 5th, 2008 - 12:01 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The state-run Air India has grounded 22 overweight airhostesses - 22 working for its domestic and 16 for international services respectively, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said ... Read more...

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New aviation policy by April, says Praful Patel


February 27th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Wednesday said the government would come out with a new set of guidelines for the aviation industry by April. The new policy will ... Read more...

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