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It’s now Slovenia calling Bollywood! (With Images)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Swiss Alps, the Scottish Highlands, British castles and Spanish beaches - these breathtaking European destinations have for long fascinated Indian filmmakers. Enter Slovenia, a ... Read more...

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TAAG Angola Airlines orders three aircraft from Boeing


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
LUANDA, ANGOLA (BNO NEWS) -- Angola's TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola (Angola Airlines) on Monday announced it has finalized an order for three additional aircraft from Boeing in a deal valued at ... Read more...

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Air India announces sops for international travellers


January 28th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) National carrier Air India has introduced several schemes including 'Buy One Get One Free' for those using it to travel to London, Frankfurt, Paris and Toronto, an official ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to start direct Delhi-Milan flight Dec 5


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways will connect New Delhi with Milan, the fashion and design capital of Italy, with daily direct flights from Dec 5, the airline announced here ... Read more...

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Bengali films are now shot in Europe


September 15th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Bengali films have finally come of age and with major production houses chipping in with funds the shooting locations are going exotic too. Previously Bengali ... Read more...

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Icelandair and Alaska Airlines announce codeshare, frequent flier partnership


July 27th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE (BNO NEWS) -- Icelandair, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air on Tuesday announced they have entered into a codeshare agreement that includes the launch of a frequent flier partnership.The codeshare agreement will ... Read more...

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Angola Airline orders two 777-300ER jetliners from Boeing


April 30th, 2010 - 5:33 am ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE (BNO NEWS) – Boeing and Angola’s TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola (Angola Airlines) announced on Thursday that the airline ordered two 777-300ERs (Extended Range) in a deal that also includes purchase ... Read more...

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Flight disruptions cause $50 mn loss to Emirates


April 20th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 20 (IANS/WAM) Disruption of flights across Europe due to volcanic ash clouds emanating from Iceland has cost Emirates Airlines around $50 million, the airlines has said. Emirates is very closely ... Read more...

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Volcano effect: Govt. advises passengers to defer travel to Europe


April 20th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): The Civil Aviation Ministry has advised passengers to defer travel to European destinations as volcanic plumes continued to disrupt flights for the sixth day on Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Indian carriers to fly polar route to US, Canada


April 19th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Indian carriers Air India, Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines will now fly to the US and Canada taking the polar route, an official said Monday. The polar route ... Read more...

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Air India to separate its cargo business from April: official


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) The cargo business of India's flagship carrier Air India will work as a separate entity from April, a senior airline official said Tuesday. "We expect increase in our business ... Read more...

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From Diwali, Finnair to restart Mumbai operations


August 11th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair is restarting its operations from this city to Europe from Oct 18, with a brand new fleet of Airbus aircraft, sensing a revival in passenger ... Read more...

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Virgin inspired-Aeroflot sexing up airline crew


July 30th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Russian airline Aeroflot is in for a big image makeover -they are sexing up their staff on the lines of the crew of Virgin Atlantic.Infamous for rusting Soviet ... Read more...

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Air France goes on strike


November 13th, 2008 - 10:50 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Majority of Air France long journey flights from Paris will be cancelled as a severe four-day disruptions caused by strike French pilots' unions, the airline said. The scheduled flights will be cancelled ... Read more...

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Finnair offers two-for-one under corporate programme


October 2nd, 2008 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Nordic airline Finnair has launched a revamped corporate programme that provides more cost-effective offers to travel through the shortest route to Europe via Helsinki, the company said ... Read more...

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New aviation pact ends legal uncertainty on 26 pending India-EU deals


September 29th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Marseilles (France), Sept.29 (ANI): The Horizontal Civil Aviation Agreement signed between India and the European Union on Sunday evening, finally ends nearly six years of legal uncertainty on bilateral deals on ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways, Kerala tourism to develop tour packages


August 19th, 2008 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 19 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, which started its daily service from Abu Dhabi to Kozhikode Aug 2, said it is holding talks with Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) to ... Read more...

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Foreign jaunts by Chandigarh bureaucrats under scanner


June 21st, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) They flew business class and lived in expensive hotels in Europe. Lavish foreign trips by Chandigarh bureaucrats at the cost of the taxpayers' money have caused ... Read more...

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Jet Airways among top fliers, but smallest airline takes all


June 19th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) India's Jet Airways is considered among the top carrier brands, according to a consumer survey, but the real winner is a single-plane airline of the UK. Well-known consumer-watch ... Read more...

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Finnair to fly from Chennai, plans to add Bangalore


March 2nd, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Buoyed by success in Indian sectors, Finnair proposes to start flights from Chennai later this year. "With the mobile phone giant Nokia setting up its manufacturing facility in ... Read more...

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