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After 4 years, fly Srinagar-Jeddah this Haj


September 12th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) After a gap of four years, Haj pilgrims will be able to take direct Air India flights from here to Jeddah this year.Jammu and Kashmir Chief ... Read more...

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BPCL to set up refuelling facility at Shillong airport


September 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) wants to set up a refuelling facility at Shillong airport, says Meghalaya Transport Minister Abu Taher Mondal.Formerly known as Umroi airport, ... Read more...

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India, Nigeria hope to have direct flights


August 16th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Aug 16 (IANS) India is set to review the Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) with Nigeria so that airlines can operate non-stop flights to both countries.Indian High Commissioner Mahesh ... Read more...

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Indian envoy seeks direct flights to Cambodia


July 24th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 24 (IANS) India's Ambassador Dinesh K. Patnaik pledged Tuesday to urge Indian airlines to operate direct flights to Cambodia in order to boost bilateral relations in trade, ... Read more...

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Russian airline to shut flights to Damascus


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot will shut down its service to Damascus Aug 6 due to business reasons, an airline official said Monday."Yes, we will close ... Read more...

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Air China opens flight to Mumbai


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) Air China Wednesday launched direct flights from the country's southwestern city of Chengdu to Mumbai.The airline will use Airbus A319 aircraft for the flights every Monday, ... Read more...

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IndiGo to launch six new flights from April 20


April 18th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Low-cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo will start six new direct flights between Mumbai, Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam from April 20, its president Aditya Ghosh said Wednesday."IndiGo is ... Read more...

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Some important facets of India-Qatar ties (To go with ‘Qatari emir to visit India’)


March 4th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Here are some salient features of India-Qatar ties:- Indian professionals working there number over 500,000- Indians form the highest community, larger even than local population- ... Read more...

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Etihad launches flights to Shanghai


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 2 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has launched five weekly direct flights between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.The airline will operate the Airbus A330-300 on the route.Etihad ... Read more...

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Indonesia expects 1 mn Chinese tourists


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 2 (IANS) The number of Chinese tourists to Indonesia will increase to one million by 2014, more than double the figure in 2010, a minister said Friday.Tourism and ... Read more...

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Lack of direct flights hits tourist flow


February 16th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) Lack of direct flights from eastern India to Europe is the main hurdle for people in the region from vacationing in Europe, a Switzerland Tourism official ... Read more...

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Egypt woos the Indian traveller (With Images)


February 11th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) With its tourism industry badly hit due to the political turmoil in the country, Egypt is now planning to launch aggressive campaigns in India with ... Read more...

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UAE envoy meets Irish finance minister


February 9th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Dublin, Feb 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Ireland Khaled Nasser Lootah met Irish Foreign Minister Eamon Gilmore Wednesday.The Irish minister lauded progress the UAE-Ireland bonds were witnessing ... Read more...

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Air Seychelles announces flights to Abu Dhabi


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 3 (IANS) Air Seychelles Friday announced direct flights from Seychelles' largest island of Mahe to Abu Dhabi.This follows last week's announcement that UAE's Etihad Airways will form ... Read more...

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More in Ireland for Indians than Guinness, Jameson (With Images)


January 18th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Dublin, Jan 18 (IANS) With monastic structures that date back over a millennium and some picture-postcard settings of its countryside, Ireland has more to offer to visitors than its Guinness, ... Read more...

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Iran keen to expand trade ties with Sri Lanka


December 17th, 2011 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 17 (IANS) Iran is interested in attracting Sri Lankan banks and joint ventures in petroleum and pharmaceutical sectors.According to a statement of the Sri Lanka's Industry and Commerce ... Read more...

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First flight of Haj pilgrims arrives in Srinagar


November 30th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) The first flight of pilgrims who performed the holiest Muslim pilgrimage of Haj this year reached here Wednesday.Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah received the ... Read more...

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Jetlite to start new flights from Ahmedabad


November 7th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Budget carrier JetLite Monday said it would introduce new daily flights from Ahmedabad to five cities from Nov 15."We are confident that these additional services will ... Read more...

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Xinjiang beckons Indian filmmakers


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Cashing in on the popularity of Bollyood films and stars like Shah Rukh Khan in China, Nur Bekri, governor of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous ... 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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Jet Airways signs MOU with Vietnam Airlines


October 12th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Marking the state visit of Vietnam President Truong Tan Sang's to India, Jet Airways and Vietnam Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding which covers ... Read more...

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SpiceJet links Thiruvananthapuram to Hyderabad, Chennai


October 7th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 (IANS) SpiceJet has started commercial flights connecting this Kerala capital city to Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh and Chennai in Tamil Nadu with its brand new fleet ... Read more...

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Finnair not averse to Kingfisher’s direct flights to Helsinki


September 14th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 14 (IANS) Despite a pact with Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines, Nordic carrier Finnair said it has no objection to the Indian carrier connecting directly with Helsinki from other ... Read more...

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flydubai announces flights to Ahmedabad


August 8th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 8 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's low-cost airline flydubai Monday announced its flights to Ahmedabad -- the world's third fastest growing city and the airline's 44th destination.Flights from Dubai to ... Read more...

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Indian air cargo to Africa increasing


July 10th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Indian air cargo to Africa is increasing at a steady rate of about 15-20 percent per year, with the country exporting approximately 6,000 tonnes of ... Read more...

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‘Goa-Oman direct flights could ease Goan NRI woes’


July 5th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) Goa's Dabolim International Airport has been earmarked as an additional port of call for commercial planes from Oman, Goa's commissioner for Non-Resident Indian (NRI) affairs Eduardo ... Read more...

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Air Arabia Egypt launches Istanbul flights


June 25th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, June 25 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia Egypt, a leading low-cost carrier in the region, has launched direct flights to Istanbul from its main hub in Alexandria.The airline's inaugural flight to ... Read more...

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Etihad, Czech Airlines sign codeshare agreement


June 25th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 24 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Etihad Airways and the Czech Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement that will give their customers access to more destinations.The Czech Airlines will launch ... Read more...

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Thailand tourism woos industry, travellers with tax-breaks, freebies


June 19th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Phuket, June 19 (IANS) In a bid to promote direct flights to its tourist hubs, Thailand is providing tax breaks to airlines to attract more flights to these areas ... Read more...

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UAE envoy favours more direct flights to India


June 15th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) More direct flights between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India will strengthen the bilateral trade ties, said UAE Ambassador Mohamed Sultan Abdalla Al Owais Wednesday.Addressing ... 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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UAE, Kazakhstan to increase cooperation in civil aviation, agriculture


June 7th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, June 7 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirtaes and Kazakhstan will expand their cooperation in civil aviation and agriculture, UAE Minister for Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri said Tuesday.After ... Read more...

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Finnair begins direct flights to Singapore


May 31st, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 31 (IANS) Finland's largest airline Finnair Tuesday said that it has started direct flights to Singapore with a timetable devised especially for the needs of business travellers."Finnair's Asian ... Read more...

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BRICS cooperation to benefit Africa: expert


April 11th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 11 (IANS) BRICS, a group of emerging economies, will change global governance, and benefit Africa through more cooperation, a South African expert said.BRICS is an acronym for Brazil, ... 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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