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Bhubaneswar airport to be made international soon


September 20th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A new terminal at the Bhubaneswar airport is expected to be commissioned by December this year and the airport will be upgraded to international status ... Read more...

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AAI relaxes deadline for Patna airport till Oct 31


September 18th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) In a big relief to the Bihar government, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has allowed operations of large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing ... Read more...

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Six Airports Authority of India officials suspended


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government Monday suspended six senior Airports Authority of India officials who have been found to be involved in irregularities in awarding ground handling services ... Read more...

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SC dismisses plea on Delhi, Mumbai airports


September 10th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea seeking the cancellation of the Airports Authority of India's agreement with private operators handling operations and development of ... Read more...

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Inter-institutional TT: Most seeded players in pre-quarters


August 26th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Men's ninth seed Devesh Karia and 13th ranked Sourav Chakraborty bit the dust even as most seeded players made it to the pre-quarter-finals in the men's ... Read more...

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PSPB paddlers likely to dominate


August 21st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) The Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) paddlers are likely to dominate the 42nd edition of the All-India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships which get under way at ... Read more...

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Apex court queries Delhi airport development fee


August 21st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and concessionaire Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) to tell who was levying and collecting ... Read more...

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Dire necessity to enforce airport security in India (Comment)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
The daring terror attack on Pakistan's Kamra air base on Aug 16 claimed by Tehreek-e-Taliban and persistent intelligence reports that Pakistan-based militant groups keep planning terror attacks on India's civilian ... Read more...

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Government refutes loss claims over Delhi airport (Roundup)


August 17th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government Friday dismissed the claims of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) on losses to the exchequer by allowing a private operator ... Read more...

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Large aircraft allowed from Patna till Aug 31


August 12th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 12 (IANS) Large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 have been allowed to operate from Patna airport till Aug 31, officials said Sunday.The the Airports Authority ... Read more...

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No large aircraft from Patna from Aug 16


August 5th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, August 5 (IANS) Large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 will not operate from Patna airport from Aug 16 after the runway length was re-notified, officials said Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Munda lays foundation stone for Deoghar airport


July 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Tuesday laid the foundation stone for an airport in Deoghar district, amid protests over poor compensation by villagers who have been ... Read more...

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High aircraft parking charges at Mumbai flayed


July 13th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Business aircraft operators Friday decried the sharp hike in parking penalties for planes at Mumbai airport, terming the move as "illegal and beyond jurisdiction" of private ... Read more...

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Pre-departure clearance to aircraft to be upgraded


June 20th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Pre-departure clearance to aircraft by Air Traffic Control (ATC) in India is all set for a major technology upgradation as the Airports Authority of India ... Read more...

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Death at Guwahati airport raises questions on facilities


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) The death of a passenger at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport in Guwahati Saturday raised serious questions about the facilities available at the airport.Narendra ... Read more...

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Chandigarh airport to be expanded on defence land


June 14th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday cleared a defence ministry proposal for exchanging 2.5 acres of land between the Indian Air Force and the union territory administration to ... Read more...

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Alert pilots save 48 passengers aboard Air India plane (Second Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The presence of mind of the two pilots, one of them a woman, saved the lives of 48 passengers and crew aboard a Guwahati-bound Air ... Read more...

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Alert women pilots save over 48 lives aboard Air India plane (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) The presence of mind of two women pilots saved the lives of 48 passengers and the crew aboard a Guwahati-bound Air India plane Sunday after it ... Read more...

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Air India flight develops snag, passengers safe


June 10th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) At least 48 passengers on board an Air India plane had a close shave Sunday morning after the aircraft developed a technical snag mid-air after take ... Read more...

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Agra may soon get international air terminal (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 9 (IANS) Taj city Agra may soon get a brand new international air terminal at Dhanuali, close to the Kheria IAF base here, if the project gets the ... Read more...

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Agra may soon get international air terminal


June 9th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 9 (IANS) Taj city Agra may soon get a brand new international air terminal at Dhanuali, close to the Kheria IAF base here, if the project gets the ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh forms committee to resolve AAI’s HR issues


June 8th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) In a bid to resolve the human resources (HR) issues in state-run Airports Authority of India (AAI), Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday constituted a ... Read more...

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New terminal at Lucknow airport opens June 2


May 31st, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) The new terminal at Lucknow's Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport, inaugurated by the union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh May 19, will be opened for use on ... Read more...

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Patna airport told to cut trees for safety


May 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 28 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry has threatened to declare the Patna airport unfit for Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 aircraft unless trees near the airport are cut ... Read more...

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Himachal keen to expand airports


April 6th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is keen to expand its existing airports in Kullu and Kangra districts to strengthen air connectivity, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Friday.For ... Read more...

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Stop torture of rats, says PETA


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over cruelty to rats, People for the Ethical Treatment to Animals (PETA) and Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) have asked the Central Warehousing ... Read more...

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President inaugurates Jalgaon airport


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), March 23 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday inaugurated the Jalgaon airport in north Maharashtra, as well as the second phase work of the airport to extend its ... 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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Kingfisher Airlines denies shutdown rumours (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines Sunday refuted speculation that it planned to shut down its operations as a section of pilots have threatened to boycott work without ... Read more...

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Agartala airport to be air hub


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 2 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a plan to make the airport here an air hub to expand connectivity between India's northeast and neighbouring ... Read more...

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Banking sector bears brunt of strike


February 28th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) State-owned banks were the worst hit Tuesday as nearly eight lakh government employees went on a nationwide strike called by 11 major trade unions, ... Read more...

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Strike evokes partial response; banking, transport hit (Afternoon Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 24-hour nation-wide strike by 11 trade unions Tuesday remained peaceful and evoked a mixed response, but key sectors like banking and transport took ... Read more...

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ISRO bets on satellite navigation for aviation services


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) The Indian space agency Thursday stressed on the use of satellite-based navigation signals to provide real-time and efficient aviation services in the country."We have identified ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to get airport at Deoghar


February 16th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Jharkhand government and Airports Authority of India (AAI) Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop an airport at Deoghar district to promote religious ... Read more...

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14 airports to get new air surveillance technology


February 7th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 7 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is to introduce a new radar-based air surveillance system at 14 airports across the country for better control of aircraft ... Read more...

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