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Mid-air passenger fight forces Swiss plane to return


September 4th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 4 (IANS) A Swiss International Airlines plane from Zurich to Beijing was forced to return Sunday after two Chinese passengers fought above Moscow, a company spokesperson said ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to start Madurai-Colombo service


August 29th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet Wednesday said it will start services between Madurai and Colombo from Sep 20."SpiceJet will be the first airline to operate regular international ... Read more...

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Cathay Pacific announces Hyderabad-Hong Kong flight


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Cathay Pacific, a leading international carrier, is set to expand its operations in India with a direct flight between Hyderabad and Hong Kong from December this ... Read more...

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Lufthansa introduces new jet service, hopes to increase India market share


August 8th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) To increase its market share in the India air passenger outbound travel segment, German airline major Lufthansa Tuesday launched its services on a new Boeing ... Read more...

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Goa, Israel come together to promote rural tourism


July 28th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) Goa plans to learn from Israel in order to promote and pursue its model of rural tourism, which is a hit in that country.According to Goa ... Read more...

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125,000 pilgrims to be covered under Haj subsidy


July 20th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Some 125,000 Indian Muslims going for the annual Haj pilgrimage would be covered by the government subsidy this year, it was announced Friday. This ... Read more...

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Tiger Airways Hyderabad-Singapore flight from September


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) Tiger Airways Monday announced launch of direct flight between Hyderabad and Singapore from Sep 28.With the five times a week service, Tiger Airways will be adding ... Read more...

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Finnair starts service to western China city of Chongqing


May 17th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 17 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen its presence in the growing Asian market nordic carrier Finnair has started a direct flight to western China city of Chongqing, ... Read more...

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Air India to increase capacity on Kashmir routes


April 16th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) National carrier Air India Monday said it will increase capacity on its Delhi-Jammu and Delhi-Srinagar sectors to cash in on the growing demand during the ... Read more...

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Air China to launch Chengdu-Mumbai direct flight


March 1st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) China's flag carrier Air China will launch a direct flight between southwest China's Chengdu city and India's business hub Mumbai in May, the airline said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Air India increases number of Delhi-Goa flights


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) National carrier Air India's subsidiary Alliance Air Friday said it is increasing the number of its flights from the national capital to Goa to meet ... Read more...

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Middle East needs 1,920 aircraft worth $347 bn


November 15th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) Airlines in the Middle East will require 1,921 new passenger and freighter aircraft in the next 20 years -- valued at $347 billion, according to a ... Read more...

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Air Arabia starts direct flight to Russia


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia, the low-cost airline in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced launch of direct flights to Moscow and Yekaterinburg in Russia.The two new ... Read more...

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British Midland International airline starts London-Amritsar service


October 14th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 14 (IANS) British Midland International (BMI) airline Friday started direct flight operations between London and Amritsar."Our new connection to London offers unprecedented convenience and real value to UK-bound ... Read more...

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Air India starts Delhi-Port Blair flight


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) In a bid to cater to the domestic sector demand during the festival season, national carrier Air India Monday started a direct flight between Delhi ... Read more...

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Czech envoy hails development of Abu Dhabi


September 29th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 28 (IANS/WAM) Jaroslav Ludva, ambassador of the Czech Republic to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has hailed the economic development of Abu Dhabi.Ludva said Czech tourists will ... Read more...

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IndiGo begins international operations


September 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Low-cost carrier IndiGo Thursday launched its maiden international flight from the national capital to Dubai, becoming only the fourth Indian low-cost carrier to operate overseas ... Read more...

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Finnair bags the award for best customer satisfaction


June 25th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 25 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair has bagged the 'Best Airline' award in customer satisfaction category in the northern European region at the 'World Airlines Awards 2011', the airline ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines launches nine new domestic flights


June 11th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Liquor baron Vijay Mallya-promoted Kingfisher Airlines has launched nine new flights on its domestic network connecting major metros to tier-II and III cities, the airline ... Read more...

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Alliance Air launches Delhi-Kanpur-Kolkata flight


May 24th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kanpur, May 24 (IANS) National carrier Air India's budget subsidiary, Alliance Air, Tuesday started a hopping flight between the national capital to Kolkata with a 30-minute stopover at Kanpur."Alliance ... Read more...

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Air India to focus on innovative regional routes to shore up growth


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) National carrier Air India Monday said that it will focus on innovative regional routes, including tier-two and tier-three cities, to shore up its domestic market ... Read more...

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Remembering Sathya Sai Baba’s soul safari (First Person)


April 25th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Not many know that the late Sathya Sai Baba made only one foreign trip from India and that was to East Africa back in 1968. His first and sole trip was ... Read more...

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Nigerian pushes for direct flights to India as trade booms (Interview with foreign minister)


March 17th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) With bilateral trade booming and Indian investments seen to double in two years, Nigeria has pushed for direct flights to facilitate business travel between ... Read more...

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India, Brazil sign air service agreement


March 8th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): India and Brazil on Tuesday signed an air service agreement to start direct flight from New Delhi to Brasilia.Union Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi and the visiting ... Read more...

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Rajasthan jewellers happy with direct flight to Bangkok


March 7th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Mar.7 (ANI): Jewellery traders from Jaipur are happy with the government's decision to start a direct flight to Bangkok from Jaipur, as it will boost trade.Jaipur is known for trading traditional ... Read more...

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Trade relations will strengthen further: Vietnam envoy


January 28th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Vietnam has been exploring ways of investing in the field of information technology (IT) in West Bengal, the country's ambassador to India Nguyen Thanh Tan said here Friday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia’s Nasair starts Delhi flights


January 18th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Saudi Arabia-based low-cost carrier Nasair Tuesday launched a direct flight between New Delhi and Riyadh as part of its strategic expansion plans."This is another stage of our ... Read more...

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Passengers on ‘direct’ flight to Morocco stage mutiny after pilot says it will stop twice


December 6th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): More than 100 passengers aboard a Moroccan budget airline staged a mutiny after the pilot announced some unscheduled stops.The aircraft operated by Jet4You had been due to make ... Read more...

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Air Seychelles makes Chennai its Asia hub


November 16th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) With the increase in traffic between Seychelles and India, Air Seychelles has decided to start weekly direct flights between the two nations from Wednesday even as it designated ... Read more...

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Assam linked with Bhutan, Thailand by flights


October 26th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) The Guwahati airport will soon go international with Bhutan's Druk Air Tuesday announcing bi-weekly flights connecting the Himalayan kingdom and Thailand to Assam.Beginning Oct 31, Druk Air would ... Read more...

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PM’s intervention sought for Kashmir’s Haj pilgrims


October 6th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) The 6,700 pilgrims from the Kashmir Valley going for the Haj this year want Prime Minister Manmohan Singh intervenes after Saudi Airlines refused to operate from the ... Read more...

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Omar, Chidambaram meet PM, discuss Kashmir interlocutors (Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday separately met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the appointment of interlocutors for ... Read more...

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Kingfisher starts Bangalore-Mysore service


October 1st, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Leading private carrier Kingfisher Airlines Friday began operating direct flight to Mysore, connecting this tech hub with the cultural capital of Karnataka."The 45-minute flight will be operated on ... Read more...

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From nowhere to almost there for Karlsson


May 23rd, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Wentworth (Britain), May 23 (IANS) Robert Karlsson signed his second round card of one-under 70 and then figured that at three-over 145, he was going to miss the cut. The Swede based ... Read more...

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Waqar vows to bring back trademark 90’s agression to win T20 WC


April 26th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 26(ANI): Pakistan coach Waqar Younis insists that the national team needs aggression and firepower to win the forthcoming Twenty20 World Cup in the West Indies."I will try to induct ... Read more...

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