aviation sector

Don’t roll back reforms under pressure: India Inc (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The industry in India Wednesday asked the government not to roll back the recent reform measures like foreign investment in multi-brand retail and hike ... Read more...

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Don’t roll back reform measures: FICCI


September 19th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Any rollback of the recent reform measures like allowing foreign investment in multi-brand retail and hike in diesel prices to reduce subsidy would raise ... Read more...

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No rollback of diesel price hike, FDI in retail: Chidambaram


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said the government would not rollback its decision to allow foreign direct investments (FDI) in multi-brand retail and the hike ... Read more...

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Philippines implementing reforms to improve air safety rating


September 14th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- The government of the Philippines is implementing further aviation reforms in the hopes of restoring the country's air safety rating in the United States, officials said on ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to run two Delhi-Sharjah flights daily


August 29th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) In a bid to increase its market share, Middle East based budget carrier Air Arabia Wednesday said it will start operating two daily flight services ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee opposes FDI in retail, insurance and aviation


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday reiterated her objection to overseas investment in multi-brand retail, insurance and aviation sector."We are not in favour of ... Read more...

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Trinamool to continue opposition to FDI in retail


August 10th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid efforts by the Congress to build consensus within the ruling coalition on the issue of allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, ... Read more...

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Air Works expands presence in Middle East


June 18th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to expand its presence in the Middle East, aviation maintenance industry major Air Works Monday said that it has made a strategic ... Read more...

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Domestic January-March air growth at 6.55 percent


April 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The number of passengers carried by domestic airlines grew by more than 6.55 percent in the period between January to March 2012 and stood at ... Read more...

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SpiceJet allowed to directly import ATF


April 18th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) SpiceJet Ltd has became India's first low-cost private airline to get government approval for importing aircraft turbine fuel (ATF) directly.The approval was granted by the Director-General ... Read more...

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Hyderabad airport handled 8.6 million passengers last year


April 12th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here logged 16 percent growth in passenger traffic during 2011-12 but sees growth slowing down in the current year due to ... Read more...

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Air India’s turnaround plan approved


April 12th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Beleaguered flag carrier Air India can now look forward to a total rehaul of its financial and operational efficiency, with the government Thursday approving ... Read more...

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Carbon tax on aviation sector not deal breaker: EU


April 12th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 11 (IANS) The European Union has denied charges made by Indian Environment Minister Jayanthi Natrajan that a EU law that charges airlines for carbon emissions is a "deal-breaker" ... Read more...

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Indian aviation grew 12.3 percent in February: IATA


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 3 (IANS) Despite its continuing financial woes, India's aviation sector logged 12.3 percent growth in February, the second fastest among major domestic markets in the world, the International ... Read more...

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Hyderabad airport gets greenhouse certification


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) here has received ISO 14064 certification, becoming the second airport in India and the third in Asia to complete verification ... 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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Indian aviation sector in critical phase: IATA (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) The situation in the Indian aviation sector is critical and there is an urgent need to address the problems, the head of an international carriers' trade ... Read more...

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Indian aviation sector in critical phase: IATA


March 15th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) The situation in Indian aviation sector was critical and there is an urgent need to address the problems, the head of an international carriers' trade group ... Read more...

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Airbus to set up second pilot training centre in India


March 14th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) Airbus has signed an agreement with CAE Simulator Training to set up a second pilot and maintenance crew training centre in India.The centre, to be located ... Read more...

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SpiceJet foresees tough times


March 5th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet's chief executive Neil Mills feels the aviation sector, marred by high fuel and interest cost in the coming fiscal, will continue ... Read more...

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Aviation stocks rally after direct jet fuel import allowed


February 7th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Scrips of three listed domestic carriers -- Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines and SpiceJet -- rallied after the government Tuesday allowed airlines to import jet fuel ... 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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Focus on rationalising sales tax on ATF: CII


February 5th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The new civil aviation policy that is being framed should address key issues like the sales tax the states levy on jet fuel, route ... 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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UAE, US discuss aviation cooperation


December 4th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 4 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the UAE and the US have discussed cooperation in the aviation sector, it was announced Sunday.The discussions were held here between Saif Mohammed ... Read more...

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Brazil leases airport to private consortium


November 29th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 29 (IANS) President Dilma Rousseff signed a concession plan Monday that would allow private investments for the first time in airport construction and operation as Brazil ... Read more...

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PM holds discussions with private airline chiefs


November 26th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) In an attempt to chart a way out for the cash-strapped aviation industry, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday met with the heads of all ... Read more...

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BJP against foreign investment in aviation


November 16th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday opposed foreign direct investment (FDI) in the aviation sector, saying it will lead to annihilation of the domestic ... Read more...

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Rationalise tax structure for aviation sector: Assocham


November 12th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 12 (IANS) With private carrier Kingfisher Airlines cancelling dozens of flights across the country and its competitors Jet Airways and SpiceJet sliding into red, an industry body Saturday ... Read more...

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Karina Airlines gets nod for regional flights


November 10th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Karina Airlines, a unit of KRC group, Thursday said it has got approval from the civil aviation ministry to operate flights in the northern region ... Read more...

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Russian airline Transaero orders four A380s


October 29th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russian airline Transaero has signed an agreement with Airbus for four A380 aircraft in a deal valued at approximately $1.5 billion, the aircraft manufacturer announced on Friday.Transaero Airlines ... 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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Charter flight operators seek sops


October 20th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) An association of charter flight operators and related service providers Thursday said they will submit a memorandum to the government to seek cuts in taxes ... 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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No backing away on emission cap for aviation sector: EU


October 4th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will not back away from its decision to put a charge on carbon emissions from airlines from January 2012 but it ... Read more...

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