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Lufthansa to cancel 1,200 flights Friday


September 7th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's largest air carrier Lufthansa has cancelled 1,200 flights planned for Friday, when its flights attendants are staging a walkout, The Local news portal reported.The ... Read more...

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Plane numbers to double by 2032: Boeing


July 4th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 4 (IANS) The global plane market will reach $4.5 trillion and will have doubled the existing fleet with 34,000 new planes over the next two decades, aircraft manufacturer ... Read more...

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Finnair sees India as key market for tourism, transit


June 7th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 7 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair sees India as a strategic market not just for in-bound tourism into Finland, but to also serve as a convenient hub for transit ... Read more...

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Russia may blacklist air passengers, pilots


May 16th, 2012 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pilots who violate work rules and unruly passengers could be blacklisted in Russia under a bill now in parliament, an MP said.Andrei Andreev, chairman of ... Read more...

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‘India to become third largest aviation market’


April 4th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India is likely to become the third largest aviation market in the world from its current position as traffic volumes grow exponentially, a top ... Read more...

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China’s soaring private jet market


March 27th, 2012 - 4:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) China's private jet market will continue its robust growth this year, industry experts said Monday.Paris-based Dassault Aviation said it predicted robust growth in China, with the ... Read more...

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Australian, Chinese airlines start joint venture


March 26th, 2012 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Australia's Qantas Airline has entered into a joint venture agreement with China Eastern Airlines to launch a low-cost airline in Asia.Jetstar Hong Kong will begin flights ... Read more...

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New Zealand keen to partner India in aviation development


March 20th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) New Zealand, which claims to have the highest per capita ratio of aircraft, is ready to help India in airport development and pilot training to achieve ... Read more...

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Action plan mooted to make India global aviation hub


March 15th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) India can be a global aviation hub and the third largest aviation market in the world by 2020 if an eight-point action plan is pursued, ... Read more...

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India formulating new air cargo promotion policy


March 14th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) The government was formulating an economic regulatory framework for future airports as well as an air cargo promotion policy, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said ... Read more...

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‘India aiming to be among top five aviation markets’


March 14th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 13 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Tuesday said his ministry was taking steps to make India one of the top five civil aviation markets in the world.Inaugurating ... Read more...

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FDI in aviation may give flight to domestic airlines


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Operating through a tough financial environment, Indian carriers see a ray of hope in the government proposal to allow foreign airlines to invest funds ... Read more...

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Kingfisher urgently needs $400 million to survive: Expert


November 11th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 11 (IANS) Tycoon Vijay Mallya's cash-strapped and bleeding private carrier Kingfisher Airlines urgently requires about $400 million (Rs.2,000 crore) to survive and keep flying, an aviation expert said ... Read more...

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Business aviation players form association


October 21st, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Thirty-nine business aircraft operators, representing 65 percent of the country's fleet in this category, have formed an association to define standards for the sector and promote ... Read more...

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Government to set up aviation university: Vayalar Ravi


October 17th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi said Monday that the government plans to set up an aviation university that will ensure minimum standards of aviation skills.Speaking ... Read more...

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India to rank among top five aviation nations: President


October 17th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) With a huge growth potential forecast over the next 10 years, the Indian aviation sector is set to be catapulted among the top five in ... Read more...

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President to inaugurate civil aviation conference in Mumbai


October 14th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will Monday inaugurate an international conference on civil aviation in Mumbai.The 4th International Civil Aviation Negotiation Conference 2011 (ICAN 2011), hosted by ... Read more...

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Mallya gloats over Kingfisher getting best airline award


September 28th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sept 28 (IANS) Flamboyant business tycoon Vijay Mallya, who is grounding his low-cost airline operations, told his investors Wednesday that his high-profile Kingfisher Airline was declared the "Best Indian ... Read more...

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IndiGo, Canada’s CAE to set up pilot training centre


July 9th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 9 (IANS) Montreal-based CAE, a world leader in providing simulators for training pilots, and InterGlobe Enterprises Limited of India have announced to form a joint venture training centre ... Read more...

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India will require 1,320 aircraft by 2030: Boeing


July 6th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) US aircraft major Boeing Wednesday forecast that the Indian aviation market would require up to 1,320 commercial planes, worth $150 billion, over the next 20 ... Read more...

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Measures on to revive Air India: Government


July 1st, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The government Friday dismissed speculation surrounding the future of debt-ridden national carrier Air India, saying that short to medium term measures will help in ... Read more...

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Domestic air traffic up 19 percent: Economic Survey


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) At 51.53 million, domestic air passenger traffic grew by 19 percent in 2010 compared to 43.3 million in 2009, according to the Economic Survey 2010-11 tabled ... Read more...

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Etihad to expand services in India


February 5th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 4 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has decided to expand its services in India to tap the huge opportunity offered by the Indian ... Read more...

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SpiceJet orders 15 aircraft from Bombardier for $446 million


December 10th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 10 (IANS) In a major deal for the burgeoning Indian aviation market, Bombardier Thursday won a $446-million order from SpiceJet airline for 15 turboprop aircraft.Though the Canadian company ... Read more...

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World’s first integrated aviation university in Bangalore


November 1st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, Nov 1 (IANS) The Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) and the Bangalore-based Subramanya Construction and Development Company (SCDC) Monday signed a joint venture agreement to set up the ... Read more...

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India could be a market of over 4 billion passengers in near future : DG and CEO, IATA


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.23 (ANI): There is tremendous potential for Indian aviation to grow, currently 42 million annual passengers fly domestically and 34 million internationally."If Indians flew as much as Americans, it ... Read more...

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Boeing raises commercial aircraft sales forecast for India


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) With rising passenger traffic, Indian carriers will require 1,150 aircraft by 2030 for as much as $130 billion, the world's largest manufacturer of commercial aircraft, Boeing Co., ... Read more...

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T-3 Terminal exemplifies India’s resolve to bridge infrastructure deficit: Manmohan Singh


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said the success of the integrated T-3 Terminal of the Indira Gandhi International Airport proves the success of ... Read more...

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Delhi’s new airport terminal inaugurated by PM (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday inaugurated a glitzy new terminal at the Indira Gandhi International Arport here, stated to be the sixth largest and among the ... Read more...

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Mahindra to make smaller aircraft for Indian market


June 28th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, June 28 (IANS) Mahindra Aerospace of the $6.3-billion utility vehicle maker Mahindra Group will become the first Indian private firm to manufacture smaller civil aircraft for the Indian general ... Read more...

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Jet Airways No.1 domestic airline fifth consecutive month (Lead)


March 15th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Domestic airlines carried 3.86 million passengers in February, with Jet Airways (including JetLite) taking the top position with a 26.1 percent market share and leading the domestic ... Read more...

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India will need 1,000 more commercial jets in 20 years: Boeing


March 4th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Boeing said Thursday that the Indian market would need 1,000 commercial jets worth $100 billion (Rs.5 lakh crore) in the next 20 years. Currently, Indian air operators own around ... Read more...

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Boeing forecasts 10 percent growth in Indian aviation


March 4th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Boeing, a leading aircraft maker, Thursday predicted 10 percent growth in India's civil aviation market in 2010 based on signs of recovery from the slump in the air ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to induct nine more aircraft by 2012


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Low cost private carrier SpiceJet Wednesday said it would add nine more aircraft by 2012 to its existing fleet of 19 planes. "We plan to induct nine more aircraft ... Read more...

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India’s HAL supplies parts for US fighter jet


February 7th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The public sector Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has begun supplying fuselage parts for the formidable Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter jet in what is ... Read more...

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