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Air passenger traffic falls for second straight month


July 18th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic in June recorded a substantial fall of 3.84 percent at 51.08 lakh from 53.12 lakh in the corresponding month of 2011, ... Read more...

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Civil Aviation Authority to replace regulator DGCA: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) would soon be replaced with a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to regulate the troubled sector, which has been ... Read more...

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DGCA chief’s removal not linked to Kingfisher troubles: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 16 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh asserted Monday that removal of E. K. Bharat Bhushan as director general of civil aviation (DGCA) was a "simple administrative decision" ... Read more...

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Regulator asks airlines not to increase fares


July 16th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The aviation regulator Monday asked all airlines not to raise fares and keep ticket prices under the prescribed bands.The instruction came after reports surfaced that ... Read more...

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DGCA reviews airlines’ safety


July 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Friday reviewed the safety and operational performance of all the domestic airlines and asked the carriers to remove deficiencies and properly address ... Read more...

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No plans to order closure of any airline: DGCA


July 12th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The government Thursday said that it is not considering the closure of any airline.Dismissing allegations that aviation regulator E.K. Bharat Bhushan was removed at a ... Read more...

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‘Full-time aviation watchdog chief by July-end’


July 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A day after appointing an interim chief of the aviation regulator, the government was Wednesday considering the appointment by July-end of an official who will ... Read more...

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Air India recorded highest number of cancellations in May


June 18th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Troubled Air India recorded the highest number of cancellations amongst all domestic carriers in May, official data revealed Monday.Data released by the aviation regulator, Directorate ... Read more...

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Court stays aviation regulator’s curbs on chopper firm


June 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday stayed the order of the aviation regulator suspending the permit to fly choppers given to Global Vectra Helicorp, the ... Read more...

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Alert pilots save 48 passengers aboard Air India plane (Second Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The presence of mind of the two pilots, one of them a woman, saved the lives of 48 passengers and crew aboard a Guwahati-bound Air ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on chopper firm’s plea (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea of Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of the Ravi Rishi-led Vectra Group, challenging ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on chopper firm’s plea


May 29th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea of Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of the Ravi Rishi-led Vectra Group, challenging ... Read more...

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Court seeks report from home ministry, DGCA on Vectra


May 25th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday sought records from the home ministry and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for the basis on which the operating ... Read more...

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Chopper firm’s director moves court over curbs


May 24th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A director and a shareholder of Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of the Ravi Rishi-led Vectra Group, Thursday moved the Delhi High Court against ... Read more...

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Officials defend minister’s trip to US to get Dreamliner


May 18th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Civil aviation ministry officials Friday defended Minister Ajit Singh's visit later this month to the US to receive the first of the 27 Boeing-787 Dreamliners, ... Read more...

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Air India recorded highest number of cancellations in April


May 17th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Troubled national carrier Air India hit another low Thursday with official data revealing that the flag carrier had the highest number of cancellations amongst all ... Read more...

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Government queried on revoking Vectra choppers’ licence


May 16th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the government to explain why it had not issued show-cause notice to Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of ... Read more...

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Air India crisis deepens, sacks another 25 pilots (Roundup)


May 11th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Air India Friday sacked another 25 protesting pilots - taking to 71 the number dismissed - and asked aviation regulator Directorate General Of ... Read more...

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Airlines advised not to hike fares: DGCA


May 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Amidst crises in Air India and Kingfisher Airlines, the aviation regulator has warned other airlines not to hike fares, a day after the Rajya ... Read more...

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Munda recovering in hospital after chopper crash (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 10 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, who survived a chopper crash landing with multiple injuries Wednesday, is recovering, said the Apollo Hospital here Thursday, adding that ... Read more...

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Munda recovering in hospital after chopper crash


May 10th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 10 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda was recovering well but continued to be in hospital, his aides said Thursday, a day after he survived a helicopter ... Read more...

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Jharkhand CM survives nasty chopper crash (Evening Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda suffered multiple injuries Wednesday when the helicopter in which he was travelling with his wife developed a technical snag and ... Read more...

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Pilot wisdom saved Munda and others


May 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) It was the wisdom of Captain B.K. Singh, piloting the helicopter which had to crash land after it developed a technical snag, that saved the ... Read more...

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Munda injured after chopper crash lands (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda suffered multiple injuries Wednesday when the chopper in which he was travelling with his wife developed a technical snag and ... Read more...

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Munda, wife escape as chopper crash lands (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda and his wife had a narrow escape Wednesday when their chopper turned turtle and landed on its side at the airport ... Read more...

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Ravi Rishi’s chopper firm challenges permit suspension


May 8th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of the Ravi Rishi-led Vectra Group which operates a fleet of helicopters, Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging ... Read more...

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Operations permit of Global Vectra Helicorp suspended


May 7th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Civil aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Monday suspended the operations permit of Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of the Ravi Rishi-led ... Read more...

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Security clearance of Global Vectra helicorp cancelled


May 4th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The government Friday cancelled the security clearance accorded to Global Vectra Helicorp, aviation arm of Ravi Rishi-led Vectra Group which operates a fleet of choppers, ... Read more...

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Domestic airlines’ 2011-12 losses around Rs.10,000 crore


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The total operational losses of all domestic airlines, barring the budget carrier IndiGo, in 2011-12 is estimated to be around Rs.10,000 crore, Civil Aviation Minister ... 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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No international operations until transaction suspension revoked: Mallya


March 21st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines' chairman Vijay Mallya Tuesday said the carrier's international operations will remain suspended until its status with International Air Transport Association's (IATA's) inter-airline transaction ... 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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Mallya summoned by DGCA to explain Kingfisher status


March 19th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines' Chairman Vijay Mallya has been summoned by the aviation regulator to give a clear outlook for the financially troubled carriers' operations and future ... Read more...

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Air India to get Rs.4,000 crore budget support for 2012-13


March 16th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday proposed to pump in Rs.4,000 crore in equity into the ailing national carrier, Air India, in the next fiscal."Budgetary ... Read more...

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DGCA to submit report on Kingfisher


March 14th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) India's airline regulator would soon submit a report on whether crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines is following the laid down norms, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday.Addressing ... Read more...

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