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Airlines challenge Delhi airport tariff hike


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a stay on the nod to the Delhi International Airport Ltd. (DIAL) ... Read more...

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Kingfisher, Air India owe Rs.525 crore to GMR


April 10th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Infrastructure major GMR group Tuesday said that cash-strapped airlines Kingfisher and Air India owed it about Rs.525 crore for using the Delhi and Hyderabad airports."Kingfisher ... Read more...

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IBS Software acquires Moveo Systems


November 1st, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 1 (IANS) IBS Software, a leading global provider of next generation IT solutions to travel, transportation and logistics industry, acquired Bangalore-based Moveo Systems, officials said Tuesday."With this integration, ... Read more...

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No disinvestment in Air India: Minister


October 20th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Thursday said the government was not considering selling its stake in the national carrier Air India."There is no such ... Read more...

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Canadian PM Harper announces support for expansion of Jean-Lesage International Airport


March 17th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by BNO News
QUEBEC, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Wednesday announced federal support for the long-term expansion and modernization plans of Jean-Lesage International Airport in Quebec City.More than 1 million ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts flight operations at Delhi airport (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog engulfed the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport Thursday leading to delays and diversions of scores of flights in the capital, officials said. ... Read more...

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Flights hit as fog engulfs Delhi airport again


January 31st, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog engulfed the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here Monday that caused cancellation of 10 flights and diversion of three from the ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s AirBlue starts Peshawar-Abu Dhabi flight


December 28th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 27 (IANS/WAM) AirBlue, Pakistan's largest privately-operated airline, has launched its new service from Abu Dhabi to Peshawar, an official said. The launch of the link will bring the carrier's ... Read more...

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Freezing rain affects airport operations in Moscow


December 26th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Freezing rain struck Moscow, affecting power supplies and forcing the authorities to halt operations at the Domodedovo airport Sunday, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded.A spokeswoman for the ... Read more...

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Minneapolis Airport Closed After Blizzard Onslaught


December 12th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Minneapolis Airport has been forced to close down its operations owing to inclement weather. The runways of the airport have got totally covered with snow ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi posts 13 percent growth in air traffic


November 30th, 2010 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 29 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) Monday announced a 13.3 percent increase in traffic in October, with passenger numbers reaching 904,000 compared to the corresponding month last ... Read more...

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O’Hare Airport Operations Limp Back To Normalcy


October 27th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Storm and strong wind have resulted in a number of flights getting cancelled in the O'Hare Airport of Chicago thereby causing severe inconvenience to the fliers. ... Read more...

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UFO scare prompts Chinese airport to shut down


October 6th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A Chinese airport temporarily closed on Tuesday amid fears that one of the passenger planes could collide with an unidentified flying object (UFO) that was seen in ... Read more...

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Bid to smuggle narcotics foiled in Dubai


August 3rd, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) Authorities in Dubai have foiled a bid to smuggle 1.57 kg of crystal narcotics brought in by a passenger from an African country. A customs inspector at ... Read more...

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Terminal 3 starts commercial operations (Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) State-run Air India's AI-102 from New York Wednesday became the first scheduled flight to arrive at India's swankiest and largest terminal at the Indira Gandhi International ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Terminal 3 set for commercial operations from Wednesday


July 27th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The stage is set for commercial fight operations at India's Swankiest and largest terminal at the Indira Gandhi International airport here, with state-run Air India's AI-102 ... Read more...

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IGI’s new terminal begins commercial operations Wednesday


July 26th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The swanky new terminal-3 (T3) of the Indira Gandhi International airport here will begin full-scale commercial operation Wednesday. Earlier this month Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had inaugurated ... Read more...

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Immigration officials deny reports of strike


July 20th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Officials of the Bureau of Immigration responsible for immigration services at all 12 international airports in the country Tuesday denied media reports which said they are on ... Read more...

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IGI new termainal’s first international flight on July 14


July 7th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) An Air India flight from Washington will be the first flight to operate from the swanky new terminal-3 (T3) at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here ... Read more...

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Power outage at the Reagan National Airport


January 5th, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a power outage at the Reagan National Airport. And it has brought operations to a halt. The power went out at around 12:30 pm ... Read more...

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Dense fog, technical snag paralyse Delhi airport operations


January 2nd, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Dense fog coupled with technical snag in the instrument landing system Saturday paralysed the flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here. "All flight operations to and ... Read more...

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American Airlines flight crashes in Jamaica


December 23rd, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kingston, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An American Airlines flight that started from Miami has crashed in Kingston, Jamaica. There were around 150 people onboard the flight and it overshot a runway ... Read more...

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Smuggling bid foiled in Dubai


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 22 (IANS) The Dubai Customs Tuesday foiled a bid to smuggle narcotics by arresting a passenger carrying small capsules of drugs hidden in his stomach, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. ... Read more...

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IGNOU launches course in aviation management


December 14th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a degree programme in aviation management and aviation technology, a varsity official said Monday. The university has tied ... Read more...

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Brazil emerges from the blackout


November 11th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brazil suffered a major power outage that lasted for hours on end, and its major cities and nine states bore the brunt of it. ... Read more...

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Soon, all-in-one computerized system to make airports greener, efficient


October 20th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): An international team of researchers is developing a novel computerised approach for airport operations that will reduce delays, speed up baggage handling and decrease pollution.The team at The ... Read more...

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Heavy rains disrupt normal life in Mumbai, Thane


July 8th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Normal life was disrupted in Mumbai, Thane and the surrounding areas following heavy rains since Tuesday night which continued virtually unabated till Wednesday morning. Several low-lying areas of the ... Read more...

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Cathay Pacific named World’s best airline


April 6th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 6 (ANI): Cathay Pacific has been honoured with the title of the world's best airline at the annual Skytrax awards.The Hong Kong based airline has beaten world's most renowned ... Read more...

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Collisions between birds and aircraft on the rise


January 17th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Reports indicate that the number of collisions between birds and aircraft has rapidly increased over the last two decades, despite better technology to combat them.According to ... Read more...

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British police arrest three terrorism suspects


August 15th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
DPA London, Aug 15 (DPA) British police has arrested three men in northwestern England on the suspicion of violating terrorism laws, authorities said. Two of the suspects were detained at Manchester Airport and ... Read more...

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India, Singapore to share airport operations expertise


May 15th, 2008 - 9:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India and Singapore Thursday agreed to share expertise in the management of airports and other civil aviation projects. An agreement to this effect was signed here between ... Read more...

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Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore inks agreement with AAI


May 15th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, My 15 (ANI): The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) today inked an agreement with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to promote mutual cooperation in civil aviation between ... Read more...

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UAE to get seventh international airport (Gulf Business Capsule)


May 5th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 5 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to have its seventh international airport with the emirate of Ajman planning a new facility spread over 60 million square feet. ... Read more...

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New Bangalore airport take off likely to be delayed


April 27th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The flight operations from the new airport in Bangalore are expected to be further delayed as contentious issues like user development fee are yet to be resolved, ... Read more...

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Airport staff adamant on strike from midnight


March 11th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Airport operations across the country will come to a halt this midnight as employees Tuesday vowed to launch an indefinite strike after their demand to continue operations ... Read more...

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