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British Airways to revisit India play after airport charges hike


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) British Airways Wednesday said the increase in airport charges at the national capital's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has forced it to revisit its India ... Read more...

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Regulator asks airlines not to increase fares


July 16th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The aviation regulator Monday asked all airlines not to raise fares and keep ticket prices under the prescribed bands.The instruction came after reports surfaced that ... Read more...

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Operations at IGI airport normal after aerobridge operators’ strike (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Operations at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here, hit after a late Thursday night strike by a section of contracted aerobridge operators, returned to ... Read more...

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Operations at IGI airport normal after aerobridge operators’ strike


April 13th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Operations at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here, hit after a late Thursday night strike by a section of contracted aerobridge operators, returned to ... Read more...

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Britain in deep freeze


February 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Britain is under the spell of snow, ice and freezing temperatures and the prevailing condition may last through February.On Tuesday, people in parts of Britain woke ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts trains, flights (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) With the capital shivering on the season's coldest day at 3.3 degrees Celsius Saturday, morning fog disrupted train services in the capital. "While over 40 ... Read more...

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Delhi airport gears to tackle foggy winter


December 20th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) With Delhi airport likely to be fogged out for the next two months, the airport authorities have made special provisions to look after passengers, including ... Read more...

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Mumbai flights will continue: Kingfisher


December 1st, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines Thursday assured its passengers that all its operations to and from Mumbai would continue uninterrupted, even as the city's airport operator threatened ... Read more...

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DIAL to again charge development fee at IGI airport


November 16th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Come Dec 1 and passengers flying out of Delhi will have to shell out more money, as the airport economic regulator restored the levy of ... Read more...

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Court stays fine imposed on Delhi airport operator


May 30th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mya 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) order imposing a fine of Rs.2,000 on Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) for misrepresenting ... Read more...

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GMR Airports Holding gets nod for $200 mn fund infusion


May 11th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The government Wednesday approved infusion of foreign funds to the tune of $200 million in Hyderabad international airport operator GMR Airports Holding Ltd.The foreign direct ... Read more...

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European airports struggle to clear flight backlog


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Airports across Europe are struggling to help thousands of stranded passengers after severe weather paralysed the continent's transport network in the past few days.Freezing temperatures, snow and ... Read more...

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Travel travails continue for snow-hit Europe


December 21st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Travel woes continued Tuesday for tens of thousands of passengers across Europe as a thick blanket of snow and ice across the continent made travelling virtually impossible.Britain, France ... Read more...

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Heathrow Airport Cancels Fliights As Heavy Snowfall Throwns U.K. Out Of Gear


December 19th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With Christmas just round the corner and festive season knocking at the door, the vacation plans of thousands of Britons has been thrown out of gear in ... Read more...

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Big freeze: Christmas travel plans in chaos


December 18th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Christmas travel plans for more than a million people in Britain were thrown into chaos as snow and freezing temperatures wreaked havoc across the country forcing airlines to ... Read more...

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Pakistan plane leaves Sweden after no explosives found


September 26th, 2010 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 26 (IANS) A Pakistan International Airlines plane left Sweden and a suspect was released after no explosive was found on board the aircraft despite an extensive search following a bomb ... Read more...

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Strikes at British airports averted


August 17th, 2010 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (DPA) Strikes that threatened to paralyse air traffic in Britain at peak holiday time were averted late Monday after airport operator BAA and the union came to an agreement. Details ... Read more...

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New Delhi to join jet-set club with mega hi-tech airport terminal


June 24th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): New Delhi state-of-the-art new airport terminal will be opened next month, firmly putting the city in the elite category of megacities with world class airports.The new ... Read more...

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Shakira delays German team’s departure to World Cup


June 7th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, June 7 (DPA) The departure of Germany's national team to the World Cup in South Africa was delayed Sunday night when their plane had to wait for a prominent passenger: ... Read more...

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90 percent Brits ‘happy’ with use of full-body scanners at UK airports


April 13th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13(ANI): A poll has revealed that a majority of Brits are happy to use the new full-body scanners deployed at airports across the country.According to Unisys, as many as 90 ... Read more...

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No fog in Delhi, flight operations normal


January 28th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Flight operations were largely normal with few delays at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) Thursday after a long spell of dense fog throughout January affected flight ... Read more...

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Security profiling of Muslims at British airports generate mixed reactions


January 3rd, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 3 (ANI): Singling out of Muslim passengers for security profiling at airports has generated mixed reactions among the British-Muslim population.British Muslim MP Khalid Mahmood said that it is reasonable for ... Read more...

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Finland showcases new airport terminal, complete with spa and saunas (With Images)


December 10th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Dec 10 (IANS) Finland, the land of Santa and saunas, Thursday showcased its new airport terminal here, equipped with a luxurious spa, well-being services and a modern, well-appointed lounge as its ... Read more...

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With spa and saunas, Finland set to showcase new airport terminal


December 9th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh Helsinki, Dec 9 (IANS) The land of Santa and saunas, Finland is set to showcase its new airport terminal here Thursday, with a luxurious spa, well-being services and a modern, ... Read more...

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Air traffic restrictions ahead of I-Day


August 12th, 2009 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) New Delhi's airspace will remain closed for two hours Wednesday and seven hours Aug 15 for the Independence Day celebrations, the Delhi airport operator said Tuesday. Delhi International ... Read more...

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India defers policy to privatise ground services at airports


July 1st, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The government has decided to defer its policy to privatise ground services like passenger check-ins and baggage handling at airports following protests by the staff of state-run ... Read more...

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Additional fee for passengers at Mumbai airport soon


February 11th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The government is likely to allow Mumbai's airport developer to charge an additional fee from passengers to help it bridge its development fund deficit, a senior official ... Read more...

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Cash crunch hits non-metro airport upgrade plans


January 18th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Short of funds and fearing revenue losses, India's airport operator has shelved plans to upgrade the 35 non-metro airports at the same time, and target only a ... Read more...

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The low cost carrier, AirAsia plans to build its airport


January 9th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Airasia , the budgeted carrier said it will shift to its own US$460 million airport outside Kuala Lumpur, and abandon its overcrowded terminal next to the main international airport.The national airport ... Read more...

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Airports Authority of India granted Miniratna status


December 18th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India's airport operator Airports Authority of India (AAI) was Thursday granted Miniratna status by the government.A civil aviation ministry statement said the AAI has fulfilled the criteria ... 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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Andhra legislators oppose airport user fee


September 6th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Members in the Andhra Pradesh assembly Saturday took strong exception to the collection of the user development fee (UDF) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Shamshabad near ... Read more...

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Kingfisher takes off to London on maiden flight


September 3rd, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) India's largest private carrier Kingfisher Airlines made its international debut Wednesday when its first direct flight to London took off from Bengaluru international airport here amid fanfare despite ... Read more...

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Airport ground-handling policy may be rescheduled


June 5th, 2008 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The government may reschedule the new ground-handling policy, as operators of the new Bangalore airport have said that no airline with a market share below 25 percent ... Read more...

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New Bangalore airport handles 341 flights day one


May 25th, 2008 - 12:29 am ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) The Bengaluru International Airport Saturday handled 341 air traffic movements, including 172 arrivals and 159 departures, setting a record of sorts on the inaugural day of commercial operations. ... Read more...

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