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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fireman as ATC! Tirupati airport officials to face action


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) A senior airport official and a helpful a fireman at the Tirupati airport guided a Jet Airways flight carrying around 60 passengers to land January 9 ... Read more...

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Raipur aiport renamed after Swami Vivekanand


January 24th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved the renaming of the Mana Airport at Raipur as Swami Vivekanand Airport to fulfil a long-pending demand of the people ... Read more...

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Tripura airport being upgraded for Hasina’s visit


January 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 6 (IANS) The Indian government is upgrading the Tripura airport with international facilities ahead of the visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, whose aircraft will land ... 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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Navy awaits nod to use Kolkata airfield


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Navy is awaiting a final nod from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to use an airfield in Kolkata to operate unmanned aerial vehicles ... 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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Kingfisher flight makes emergency landing at Goa airport


October 24th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 24 (IANS) A Bangalore-bound Kingfisher Airbus A-320 made an emergency landing at the Goa airport after its windshield developed a crack, an Airports Authority of India (AAI) official ... 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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Kargil to be a major air base by 2016


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Learning lessons from the 1999 war with Pakistan, India is all set to develop the Kargil airfield as a fullfledged transport base by 2016, by ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s Hubli airport on high alert against terror attack


September 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) Hubli airport in north Karnataka has been put on high alert after a tip-off by intelligence agencies that a small aircraft may be hijacked and crashed ... 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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AAI chief challenges contempt of court order


August 19th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Airports Authority of India (AAI) chairman V.P. Aggarwal Friday approached the Delhi High Court challenging a single judge's order convicting him of contempt of court ... Read more...

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