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No growth in passenger traffic at Hyderabad airport


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The domestic passenger traffic at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here has not witnessed any growth during the current year and is concerned at the ... Read more...

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Air India to get Rs.4,000 crore budget support for 2012-13


March 16th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday proposed to pump in Rs.4,000 crore in equity into the ailing national carrier, Air India, in the next fiscal."Budgetary ... Read more...

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Government approves direct jet fuel import, Air India debt plan (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) An empowered group of ministers (EGoM) led by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday allowed domestic airlines to directly import fuel and approved Air India's ... Read more...

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Air India to change menu for short flights


January 31st, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) National carrier Air India Tuesday said it will revise its on-board catering menu in the economy class section of short-haul domestic flights effective Feb 1."For ... Read more...

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Fog subsides, chill continues in Delhi (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhiites experienced another cold day as bone-chilling icy winds continued to sweep the city with the temperatures remaining below average Saturday. But heavy fog ... Read more...

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Government to pay Rs.150 crore dues to help Air India


January 17th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) the government Tuesday said it will pay Rs.150 crore ($29 million) in dues it owes to Air India to help the cash-strapped national carrier ... Read more...

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No bailout for Kingfisher, Air India needs to shape up: Minister


January 11th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Wednesday ruled out any bailout package for Vijay Mallya promoted-Kingfisher which is under financial strain, and added that the ... Read more...

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Air India board approves issue of preferential shares to lenders


December 29th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) National carrier Air India Thursday said that its board has, under its financial restructuring plan, approved the issue of preferential shares to be allotted ... Read more...

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Air India pays part of dues, gets accounts defreezed


December 8th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) National carrier Air India Thursday said several of its bank accounts were defreezed after the airline made a partial payment on the Rs.100 crore dues ... Read more...

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Air India board to meet Tuesday


November 29th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Cash-strapped national carrier Air India's board is to hold discussions Tuesday on the airlines' performance and a revival plan."The board is scheduled to meet ... Read more...

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Air India owes Rs.43,777 crore: Ravi


November 24th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) National carrier Air India currently has a total debt of Rs.43,777 crore, including loans and dues it owes to vendors like oil firms and airport ... Read more...

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Fears on Kingfisher’s viability grow, seeks government help


November 11th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines has sought the government's help in dealing with a major crisis which has seen the carrier cancel a number of flights ... Read more...

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Am aware of Air India’s woes, solution soon: PM


June 30th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Stating that he was aware of the woes of the state-run Air India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he has asked the ministerial group ... Read more...

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Vayalar Ravi issues fresh directives for airport security


February 24th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Fresh directives have been issued to all airport operators in the country to install sophisticated devices to shore up security at domestic and international airports, Civil ... Read more...

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IndiGo goes international from August


January 19th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Leading low cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Wednesday was granted permission by the aviation watchdog to operate international flights from August this year."IndiGo has been granted international traffic ... 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...

Posted in Environment |

Airline industry should do more to lower fares: Patel


December 14th, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Monday talked tough over the issue of spot fares and asked the airline industry to do more to bring in transparency in ... Read more...

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Patel rejects airlines proposal for fare hike (Lead)


December 3rd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Friday rejected a proposal by domestic airlines for a massive hike in air fares and said an economic advisory council would be ... Read more...

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Many airport security checks redundant: BA chairman


October 27th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) The "excessive" security at airports that requires passengers to remove their shoes and have their laptops inspected are pointless, the chairman of British Airways has said.Martin Broughton, chairman ... Read more...

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UK must dump US’ ‘redundant’ airport security checks’ line: BA Chairman


October 27th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27(ANI): British Airways Chairman Martin Broughton has claimed that some of the security checks faced by passengers in Britain are 'completely redundant' and should be scrapped.Addressing the annual conference of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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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IndiGo flight makes emergency landing at Hyderabad


September 1st, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) A Bangalore-Delhi IndiGo flight Tuesday had to make an emergency landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) here due to a technical snag. All 99 passengers ... Read more...

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Airport charges in India among lowest in world, claim private operators


August 7th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Contesting the claim of private airlines that airport charges in India are among the highest in the world, private airport operators have said that the charges are in ... 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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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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Government defers action on new airports ground-handling policy


December 31st, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The government has postponed by at least six months the implementation of the new ground-handling policy at airports, expected to come into force Thursday, an official said ... Read more...

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Protestors leaving the airport


December 3rd, 2008 - 10:29 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Sondi Limthongkul, the leader for Peoples Alliance for Democracy (PAD) said the protest will end today. Today the protesy will end its blockade of Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi and Don Muang airports In a news ... Read more...

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UK airports may lift ban on carrying liquids in flights by early next year


September 10th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): The British Government is reportedly planning to lift the ban on liquids being carried by passengers in their hand bags by early next year, as over the ... Read more...

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Britain on charm offensive to lure the Chinese


July 28th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 28 (ANI): Britain is going on a charm offensive to lure Chinese travellers to its shores.Outbound tourism from China is expected to reach 100 million people over the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Passengers to be fingerprinted at UK airport departure lounges


July 28th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): All passengers flying to and from British airports will be fingerprinted from next year. According to The Telegraph, the Home Office''s Border and Immigration Agency has confirmed ... Read more...

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Cabs, private buses go off roads in Hyderabad


June 5th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) More than 25,000 cabs and private buses went off the roads here Thursday as the owners began an indefinite strike demanding withdrawal of Value Added Tax (VAT) imposed ... Read more...

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Airport developers demand more fee, another airfare hike likely


May 15th, 2008 - 12:16 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's airline industry is all set to hike air fares further as developers of Delhi and Mumbai airports plan to increase their landing and parking charges. The ... Read more...

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Regulator for aviation industry deferred


May 5th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Owing to pressures from the aviation industry, the central government has once again deferred decision on the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) Bill, 2007, which was scheduled ... 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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Aircraft makes emergency landing after smoke alert


April 4th, 2008 - 1:06 am ICT by admin
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) A Hyderabad-Delhi flight of Kingfisher Airlines with 97 people on board Thursday made an emergency landing at the new international airport here when the pilot detected smoke in ... Read more...

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