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Russia slams Syrian opposition over civilian airports attack threat


September 4th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS) Russia has strongly condemned the alleged threat by an armed Syrian opposition on attacking civilian airports in Syria, saying such actions were no different from ... Read more...

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Karnataka to have aerospace policy to woo investments


August 24th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 24 (IANS) The Karnataka government is formulating an aerospace policy to attract global investments and make Banagalore a major aerospace hub in south Asia, a senior official said ... Read more...

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Indian orders create jobs in US, disprove Obama


August 5th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Aug 5 (IANS) Civilian and military orders placed by India in American companies are creating thousands of jobs in the US, deflating President Barrack Obama's populist campaign ... Read more...

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Indian aviation’s MRO business set to soar


April 8th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) India's aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business is set to rise as a result of the government's plan to slash high custom duties ... Read more...

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Budget allows airlines to access foreign funds (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) In a bid to address concerns of the cash-strapped Indian civil aviation sector, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Friday domestic airlines could borrow up ... Read more...

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Budget allows airlines to access foreign funds, cuts customs duty on parts (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) In a bid to address concerns of the cash-strapped Indian civil aviation sector, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Friday domestic airlines could borrow up ... Read more...

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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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Kargil to be a major air base by 2016


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Learning lessons from the 1999 war with Pakistan, India is all set to develop the Kargil airfield as a fullfledged transport base by 2016, by ... Read more...

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Fighter jet intercepts small plane near Camp David


September 4th, 2011 - 3:42 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A fighter jet on late Friday afternoon intercepted a small plane near Camp David in Maryland, where U.S. President Barack Obama is spending the holiday weekend, officials ... Read more...

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US durable goods orders rose in July


August 25th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) Durable goods orders in the US rose 4 percent in July after falling 1.3 percent the month before, the Commerce Department announced Wednesday.The increase was greater ... Read more...

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‘No bitterness or hatred’, IAF man’s daughter to Pakistani pilot


August 11th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) In a profoundly humane gesture, the daughter of an Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot has accepted an apology from the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) ... Read more...

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Russia, NATO fighters to hold first anti-terror drill


June 1st, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first ever joint exercise between Russia and NATO fighter aircraft will take place June 6-10, Russian National Anti-terrorism Committee spokesman Nikolai Sintsov said ... Read more...

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HP, BlackBerry, Wal-Mart sink as markets retreat over Libyan crisis


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto/New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Global giants sank as stock markets tumbled in Toronto and New York Tuesday as oil prices surged amid worries over continuing unrest in Libya.A member ... Read more...

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British firms ignored international trade sanctions on Iran to further trade: WikiLeaks


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3(ANI): British companies were selling or leasing items to Iranian companies which were the subject of international trade sanctions, according to classified US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks.One of the ... Read more...

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India mulls developing 90-seater civilian aircraft


December 30th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) A grant of Rs.49.56 crore has been made for conducting a feasibility study for an indigenous 90-seater civilian plane to fly on regional and feeder routes, an ... Read more...

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Feasibility study for 90-seat Indian civilian aircraft


December 29th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A high-powered committee under space scientist G. Madhavan Nair is conducting a feasibility study for an indigenous 90-seat civilian plane to fly on regional and feeder routes, ... Read more...

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India test-flies Nishant drone with new technology


October 29th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) India has successfully test flown its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Nishant with new technology for monitoring its structural health in flight, a defence official said Friday."The trials were ... Read more...

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Bombardier unveils two long-haul corporate jets


October 18th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 18 (IANS) Bombardier, a world leader in metro and corporate aviation, has unveiled two new jets, the Global 7000 and Global 8000, to reaffirm its undisputed position in ... Read more...

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Death for aircraft hijackers: MPs to examine bill


September 28th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A lawmakers' panel is to examine this week a bill that seeks to provide the death penalty to anyone convicted of hijacking an aircraft.The panel, ... Read more...

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Bombardier’s profits dip despite robust metro demand


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 2 (IANS) Bombardier, a world leader in metro rail cars and aerospace business, said Wednesday that orders for its business jets still remain slack despite signs of global recovery. But ... Read more...

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Jimmy Carter flies to North Korea to free American


August 25th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 25 (DPA) Former US president Jimmy Carter is travelling to North Korea to secure the release of a US citizen imprisoned in the Stalinist state, a South Korean media report ... Read more...

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Four more US choppers arrive in Pak for flood relief operations


August 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.17 (ANI): The United States has sent four more CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters to assist in the ongoing relief and rescue operations in flood hit areas of Pakistan.Currently there are 18 ... Read more...

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Pentagon planning to replace unmanned drones with manned ones to avoid legal hassles


June 7th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.7 (ANI): In the wake of widescale criticism and warnings by a top UN official over the use of unmanned drones to target militants in Pakistan's lawless tribal region and other ... Read more...

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India begins feasibility study on 90-seater civilian aircraft


May 27th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 27 (IANS) India began a feasibility study to design and develop an indigenous 90-seater civilian plane to fly on feeder and trunk routes, a top official of the national ... Read more...

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Pamir Airways Civilian Aircraft Crashes With 43 Passengers


May 17th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Kabul, May 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Pamir Airways aircraft crashed in Northern Afghanistan while it was heading for Kabul. Reportedly, the passenger plane was carrying 36 passengers along with ... Read more...

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India to design, develop aircraft for feeder service


May 8th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) India will design and develop a civilian transport aircraft which will be used for a feeder service connecting towns and cities across the country, a top scientist ... Read more...

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Eurocontrol: Impact of volcanic ash to continue until at least Sunday afternoon


April 17th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- European air traffic officials on Saturday said the cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland will continue to impact flights across northern and central Europe until at least ... Read more...

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Report: Iraqi security forces foil Al-Qaeda plot to crash airliner into mosque


April 15th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi security forces have foiled an attempt by al-Qaeda to hijack a passenger plane and crash it into the Imam Ali Mosque, according to a news report on ... Read more...

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Former Boeing employee sentenced in California to 16 years for spying for China


February 10th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – An aerospace engineer was sentenced on Monday to 188 months (nearly 16 years) in federal prison on charges of economic espionage and acting as an agent ... Read more...

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Bombardier bags world’s biggest streetcar deal


July 1st, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 1 (IANS) Canada's Bombardier, which is the third largest civilian aircraft maker and global leader in rail transportation, Tuesday announced the world's biggest sale of rail streetcars. The Montreal-based Bombardier, which ... Read more...

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US aircraft violates Indian airspace


June 20th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai June 20(ANI): A military cargo aircraft belonging to US carrying six persons and two crew members which violated the Indian air space, near Gujarat was forced to land in Mumbai ... Read more...

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US fast-tracks hi-tech trade with India; GE India first beneficiary


June 18th, 2009 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 18 (IANS) The United States has announced a new programme to fast-track high-technology trade with India from which General Electric's India division will be the first Indian company ... Read more...

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Bombardier’s profit dips 31 percent on cancelled orders


June 4th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 4 (IANS) Canada's Bombardier, the world's third largest maker of civilian aircraft, Wednesday reported 31 percent drop in its profits for the first quarter. Attributing the decline in its income to ... Read more...

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US reaches out to North Korea, seeks dialogue


March 7th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 7 (DPA) The US Saturday reached out to North Korea, saying it wanted a dialogue despite a series of threats the North has made against South Korea, a close ally ... Read more...

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Seoul says North’s warning on flights military threat


March 6th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 6 (DPA) South Korea Friday condemned North Korea for "a military threat" and "an inhumane act", a day after Pyongyang said it could not guarantee the safety of South Korean ... Read more...

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