civil aviation industry

Goair flies new aircraft on Goa-Bangalore service


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Mumbai-based Wadia group's low-cost carrier Go Airlines India Ltd (GoAir) Tuesday launched its service to Goa (Panjim) from Bangalore with a brand new aircraft (A320) of ... Read more...

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Boeing India head calls for hike in air fares


March 14th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) A top Boeing official has strongly advocated a hike in air fares by 15 percent to regain the health of the civil aviation industry.Dinesh Keskar, Boeing ... Read more...

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Lowering of sales tax on jet fuel required: Assocham


December 29th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Lowering of sales tax on jet fuel, upgradation of airport infrastructure and allowing foreign capital by international airlines in domestic carriers are required for the ... Read more...

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Aviation industry rocked despite traffic growth (2011 in Retrospect)


December 26th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Despite a 17-percent growth in passenger traffic, India's civil aviation industry hit turbulent weather in 2011 with rising jet fuel and interest costs eating ... Read more...

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Vayalar tells states to cut tax on jet fuel


September 19th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) Union Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Monday urged states across the country to waive extra sales tax on aviation turbine fuel to minimise the impact of ... Read more...

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New UAE-Bahrain air route opened


May 19th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 19 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced the opening of a new air route, M600, to Bahrain.The move is aimed at reducing air traffic congestion ... Read more...

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India invites aerospace majors for partnerships, outsourcing


February 9th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) India Wednesday invited leading international aerospace firms to partner with its strong defence organisations, state-run enterprises and the emerging private sector for the all-round development of its aerospace ... Read more...

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Beijing prepares to build its second airport


January 12th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) China is likely to begin work on a second airport for its capital this year at an estimated cost of about $15 billion.The new airport, with a planned ... Read more...

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Top-level visits from Canada to India begin this month


January 6th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 6 (IANS) After 2010, which saw almost a dozen Canadian ministers visit India, top-level visits in the new year begin with Clement Gignac, minister of economic development for ... Read more...

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Flight safety certification for HAL chopper simulator


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 2 (IANS) India's first advanced full-fidelity helicopter simulator of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has been certified to level D by the Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the ... Read more...

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Iceland’s volcanic ash hit India’s exports as well (Comment)


April 25th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sushma Ramachandran Even as India's airlines were struggling to get back to normalcy after weathering the global recession, the volcanic ash from Iceland has given the industry another jolt while also affecting ... Read more...

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20 percent rise in air passenger traffic since 2008: Mallya


April 10th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) There has been a 20 percent surge in air travel in India since the global economic downturn began in late 2008, Kingfisher Airlines Chairman Vijay Mallya said Saturday. "The ... Read more...

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Pilot, co-pilot dead after Navy jet crashes into a building in southern India


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- A Naval jet, part of an acrobat demonstration, crashed on Wednesday into a building in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, media reports say.The pilot and the ... 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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UAE, Arab aviation body sign pact to boost skill pool


January 29th, 2010 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Arab Civil Aviation Commission (ACAC) have signed a pact to build capacity of its ... Read more...

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Lowest Jet Airways fare now available via SMS


November 11th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways Wednesday launched a service to enable passengers learn of the lowest prevailing fares on its network from mobile phones on any given day ... Read more...

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India-US pursue civil aviation cooperation


June 13th, 2009 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to work towards making the Aviation Cooperation Programme (ACP) more productive for India in its efforts to modernise the civil aviation industry ... 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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Hindustan Aeronautics repair facility plan hits air pocket


December 29th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) Turbulence in the civil aviation sector has forced the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) to put on hold plans to build an aerospace MRO (maintenance, repair and overhauling) ... Read more...

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Decision on oil prices in a week: Deora (Lead)


October 23rd, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) With global crude oil dipping below $67 per barrel, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora Thursday said the government will decide within a week what prices oil retaining companies ... Read more...

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US small enterprises keen to invest in India


October 16th, 2008 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) of the US are keen to invest in India's aviation sector and are looking forward to the removal of impediments, top US ... Read more...

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Boeing eyes $20 bn defence orders from India


September 25th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Bullish about India's growing aviation market, US aerospace major Boeing sees a $20 billion opportunity in the defence sector alone over the next decade.The company is also eyeing ... Read more...

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‘Indian aviation industry second biggest loser after US’


September 24th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) India's civil aviation industry is the second largest loser after the US due to the recession worldwide and the government can, indeed, help by hastening its decision-making ... Read more...

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Praful Patel to meet Manmohan Singh on jet high fuel price issue today


June 11th, 2008 - 10:41 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today to find ways to give relief to airlines that are seeing losses ... Read more...

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International aviation conference to be held in Hyderabad


April 8th, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) The Ministry of Civil Aviation, jointly with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci), will hold India's first ever international aviation conference in Hyderabad. The ... Read more...

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Move air traffic management to another body: report


March 25th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A high-power panel Tuesday said two separate entities should run airports and manage air traffic in the country even as it called for expert opinion on how ... Read more...

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Airports near normal despite protest, some flights hit


March 12th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
(National Roundup)New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Airports around the country reported near normalcy Wednesday despite a nationwide de facto strike by some 20,000 employees opposed to the closure of the existing airports ... Read more...

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CISF asks for more manpower to guard Delhi airport


March 7th, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has asked the government for more manpower and resources to guard Delhi's sensitive Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport and to facilitate ... Read more...

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