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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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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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Government extends visa for stranded tourists


April 20th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The government Tuesday said it has allowed special landing permits and extension of visa for a maximum period of 14 days to tourists stranded in India due ... Read more...

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US aviation firms asked to set up bases in India


March 27th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 27 (IANS) India has asked US aviation companies to think of establishing manufacturing bases and investing in aviation infrastructure like airports in India for a long-term commitment.Visiting ... Read more...

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Patel asks US aviation firms to set bases in India


March 27th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 26 (IANS) India has asked US aviation companies to seriously think of establishing manufacturing bases and investing in aviation infrastructure like airports in India to show a long-term ... Read more...

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Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai top Forbes’ most delayed airports


January 24th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Airports in India and China top Forbes' third annual list of the World's Most Delayed Airports with Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport taking the prize for ... Read more...

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NAS India wins ground handling tender for three airports


December 14th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kuwait, Dec.14 (ANI): National Aviation Services (NAS), a leading provider of quality airport ground handling services in developing countries, today officially announced that it has been awarded handling contracts at airports in ... Read more...

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Lost bag at airport? Log on (Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Lost your luggage at the airport? Don't fret. In a "first of a kind" initiative that will come as a relief to all such harried travellers, the ... Read more...

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Lost a bag at airport? Log on


October 5th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Lost your luggage at the airport? Don't fret. In a move that will come as a relief to all such harried travellers, the Central Industrial Security Forces ... Read more...

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Report submitted on near-collision of President’s chopper


June 23rd, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India's aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation Tuesday submitted the report of its probe into near-collision between President Pratibha Patil's choppers and an ... Read more...

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India may ask flu-hit countries to test exit passengers


June 9th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) India may ask the countries affected by influenza A(H1N1) to test all air passengers for the virus at exit points and advise those carrying suspected symptoms to defer ... Read more...

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No sign of swine flu in India: officials


May 10th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India continues to be free of the swine flu virus and authorities have so far screened 340,000 people coming to the country from the flu affected countries. "As ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad airport taking special care at flu screening


May 4th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ahmedabad May 4 (IANS) While international airports in the country have beefed up screening of passengers to check for possible swine flu symptoms, authorities at Ahmedabad airport are taking especial care ... Read more...

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India reviews preparations to tackle swine flu


April 28th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Indian government Tuesday reviewed its preparations in the wake of the swine flu outbreak in various countries. The disease has already killed 152 people in Mexico, ... Read more...

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Indians advised against travelling to swine flu hit nations (Lead)


April 27th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) India Monday asked its citizens to avoid "non-essential travel" to swine flu affected New Zealand, Mexico, the US, Canada, Spain, France and Britain, and has put in ... Read more...

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Union Cabinet approves establishment of National Institute of Biomedical Genomics


February 23rd, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Monday gave its approval to the establishment of National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) at Kalyani in West Bengal as an autonomous ... Read more...

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After 10 years, India will have 400 airports: Minister


February 21st, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 21 (IANS) The number of airports in India will go up from the present 85 to about 400 in the next 10 years, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said here ... Read more...

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Security upped after air borne attack warning in India (Lead)


December 4th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Security at major airports in India was heightened Thursday after warnings of hijacking and terror strikes from the Deccan Mujahideen, a hitherto unknown terror outfit that claimed ... Read more...

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Airborne attack warnings, Indian airports on high alert


December 4th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Security at Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore airports has been heightened after warnings of hijacking and terror strikes, ahead of the 16th anniversary of the Babri mosque demolition, ... Read more...

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Qatar court lets striking Indian workers take up other jobs


September 4th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) A Qatari court has allowed nine Indians among a group of over 100 expatriate workers, who had gone on strike demanding payment of salary arrears, to take up ... Read more...

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Animals on runway, it’s usual in India


March 28th, 2008 - 10:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Stray animals on the runways are fast turning into a major safety nightmare in most airports across the country as Thursday night's incident of a Kingfisher Airlines ... Read more...

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Stray dog causes Kingfisher plane to abort take-off in Bangalore


March 28th, 2008 - 2:28 am ICT by admin
Bangalore, March 27 (IANS) A major mishap was averted late Thursday at the Bangalore airport when a Hyderabad-bound Kingfisher Airlines' ATR aircraft hit a stray dog on the runway and aborted take-off ... Read more...

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New aviation policy by April, says Praful Patel


February 27th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Wednesday said the government would come out with a new set of guidelines for the aviation industry by April. The new policy will ... Read more...

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Airport employees threaten strike over privatisation


February 25th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Services at all 135 airports in India may be affected from Tuesday as over 18,000 airport employees across the country threatened to strike work indefinitely protesting privatisation of ... Read more...

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