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Hyderabad airport aiming to become a cargo hub

April 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) With Thai Airways commencing its Bangkok-Hyderabad-Frankfurt cargo freighter service, Lufthansa already operating four freighter services a week and others expressing keenness to connect, Hyderabad ... Read more...

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SpiceJet launches flights to Nagpur

May 16th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet Monday announced launch of flights connecting Delhi and Bangalore to Nagpur in Maharashtra."Nagpur is a major commercial and political centre for Maharashtra, besides ... Read more...

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Relief promised for displaced in Nagpur airport project

December 15th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said Wednesday that the government would provide compensation, starting at Rs.5 lakh, to people whose land was acquired for setting up a ... Read more...

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Women climb water tank to protest poor rehab facilities

December 14th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 14 (IANS) Five women and two 15-year-old boys climbed atop a high water storage tank and threatened to jump off to protest the inadequate rehabilitation facilities after their land was ... Read more...

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Nagpur airport to get advanced surveillance cameras

June 25th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 25 (IANS) Around six dozen Internet Protocol (IP) mega-pixel surveillance cameras will be installed at Nagpur's Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport to enhance security as part of an ongoing modernisation programme, ... Read more...

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Stage set for India Aviation 2010

March 1st, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) India's international exhibition and conference on civil aviation, India Aviation 2010, begins here Wednesday. A Who's Who of aviation sector will be there at the second edition of the ... Read more...

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Lufthansa downsizes Austrian Airlines’ units

February 25th, 2010 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 25 (DPA) Lufthansa is reducing the cargo business of Austrian Airlines, the newly acquired subsidiary said Wednesday - 24 hours after announcing cuts in its technical maintenance unit. The troubled Austrian ... Read more...

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Air India to separate its cargo business from April: official

February 2nd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) The cargo business of India's flagship carrier Air India will work as a separate entity from April, a senior airline official said Tuesday. "We expect increase in our business ... Read more...

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Ministry wants better marketing of airport infrastructure

June 26th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Infrastructure such as new airports and perishable cargo facilities are under-utilised and need to be marketed better to tide over the slowdown, a senior central government official said ... Read more...

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Joint venture for upgrading Nagpur airport approved

February 11th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The government Wednesday approved a joint venture between the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Maharashtra Airport Development Co (MADC) - promoted by the Maharashtra government - ... Read more...

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Patel against cartelization of airlines

February 11th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.11 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on wednesday came out strongly against reports of cartelization amongst airlines. The Ministry is against any cartelization amongst airlines. We will keep ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh plans $5 bn aviation city

October 1st, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 1 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh is planning India's first aircraft repair and maintenance facility and cargo hub - an aviation city - to be set up at a cost of Rs.200 ... Read more...

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Carriers look to cargo services to increase revenues

September 2nd, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) To counter heavy losses, cash-strapped Indian carriers are now looking at increasing cargo operations to augment revenues. The Gurgaon-based low cost carrier SpiceJet that started cargo operations ... Read more...

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Despite major facelift, non-metro airports facing crisis

August 3rd, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Recession in the aviation industry on account of rising operational costs has taken its toll on non-metro airports, as national and international carriers have reduced ... Read more...

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Deccan Cargo to set up hub at Nagpur

July 10th, 2008 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 10 (IANS) In a major step towards operationalisation of the multi-modal international hub airport at Nagpur (MIHAN), the Maharashtra Airport Development Co (MADC) Thursday signed a pact with Deccan Cargo ... Read more...

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Dubai’s new budget carrier to be independent entity

March 20th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 20 (IANS) The new low-cost airline announced by the Dubai government will be an independent entity with its own brand and identity with Emirates airline assisting it in its launch ... Read more...

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Sonia inaugurates Hyderabad’s new airport

March 14th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) India's first world-class greenfield airport built in the public-private partnership at Hyderabad was inaugurated by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi here Friday. The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Shamshabad, ... Read more...

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Hyderabad’s new airport all set to take off

March 13th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by admin
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, March 13 (IANS) The stage is set for the inauguration of India's first world-class greenfield airport at Hyderabad built in the public-private partnership. United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia ... Read more...

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A Venetian township takes shape in Nagpur

February 23rd, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
By Shyam Pandaripande Nagpur, Feb 23 (IANS) Even as this fast growing city in the heart of the country is witnessing unprecedented housing boom around the upcoming international cargo hub to the north, ... Read more...

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Government to issue more licences for air cargo operations

February 22nd, 2008 - 11:38 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) As India is poised to become an international hub for air cargo operations in South Asia, the government is planning to issue more licences to boost the ... Read more...

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Gati joins hands with Air India to launch its dedicated freighter service

November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI/Business Wire India): The air cargo segment in India today witnessed the coming together of two leaders - Gati the leader and pioneer in express distribution and supply ... Read more...

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