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Air India: The Great Divide Within


May 13th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Air India is at war, with itself. There are two systems working side by side in the flag carrier and the current pilots' agitation, if ... Read more...

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Go Air in talks with European carriers for maintenance work


April 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) With its fleet size set to expand, low cost carrier Go Airlines is in talks with two European carriers for an aircraft maintenance and spare parts ... Read more...

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Kingfisher to reconfigure aircraft


October 5th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Close on the heels of deciding to focus on full service segment of air travel, Kingfisher Airlines (KAL) Wednesday said that, within four months, it would ... Read more...

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Government officials, Star Alliance to talk next week


July 14th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Senior government officials and members of Star Alliance will hold talks July 18 on the progress of national carrier Air India's induction into the ... Read more...

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Air India set to join Star Alliance by July 31


June 6th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Air India (AI) plans to join the Star Alliance network by July 31 this year, the company said here Monday."In a meeting of the Star ... Read more...

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‘Aviation industry requires $30 bn investment in next 15 years’


May 6th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Indian aviation industry requires $30 billion (Rs.135,000 crore) in the next 15 years to develop infrastructure and manpower to cope with increasing passenger and ... Read more...

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Gurgaon, Panchkula, Faridabad to get radio cabs


April 18th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) The Haryana government has approved the plying of radio cabs in Panchkula, Gurgaon and Faridabad towns of the state, a minister said Monday."The state's transport department ... Read more...

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Coast guard to triple fleet size by 2020


January 31st, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) will triple its fleet size from the existing 100 vessels to 300 ships by 2020, ICG Director General Vice Admiral Anil Chopra ... Read more...

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Chinese company to buy 102 Airbus planes


November 5th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS) on Friday signed with Airbus for a total of 102 aircraft of which 66 are new orders, Airbus said in a statement.No ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to double fleet size, expand route map (Lead)


September 27th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madurai (Tamil Nadu), Sep 27 (IANS) With supply of seats trailing passenger demand, low-cost carrier SpiceJet plans to double its fleet size by 2013 and add more destinations- domestic and international- to ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to fly to Colombo, Kathmandu by October


September 11th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Low-cost airline SpiceJet will start its international operations to Kathmandu and Colombo early next month. "The carrier will flag off its first international flight from Delhi to ... Read more...

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Spicejet to fly to Colombo, Kathmandu next month


September 7th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Low-cost airline SpiceJet will start its international operations to Kathmandu and Colombo next month. "The carrier will flag-off its first international flight from Delhi to Kathmandu ... Read more...

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Twenty six applicants for starting airlines: Patel


August 17th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry has received at least 26 applications for granting of licenses to start scheduled airlines. "The receipt and consideration of application is an ongoing process. ... Read more...

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SpiceJet announces order for 30 new Boeing aircraft


July 27th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A little over a month after announcing a change of management in favour of Sun TV's Kalanithi Maran, private budget carrier SpiceJet Tuesday said it will order ... Read more...

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Delhi’s new airport terminal inaugurated by PM (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday inaugurated a glitzy new terminal at the Indira Gandhi International Arport here, stated to be the sixth largest and among the ... Read more...

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Spicejet is five years old, expects higher growth


May 24th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Low-cost airline SpiceJet has completed five years of operations, and is expecting higher growth in the coming years. "Despite the challenges in the business environment, we have been ... Read more...

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British airways strike


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Passengers experience great inconvenience as British airways strike continues for the third day with seemingly no resolution between workers and carriers. Some short distance flight ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways doubles its fleet


March 4th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Qatar Airways Thursday announced that its fleet size has grown to 80 aircraft, doubling the numbers in five years. Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker told reporters ... Read more...

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Kingfisher to join Oneworld alliance of global airlines


February 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines Tuesday said it has signed an accord to join a global alliance among 11 carriers called Oneworld and has filed an application with the civil ... Read more...

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Loss-ridden Air India to get Rs.800 cr fresh equity (Lead)


February 18th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Beleaguered national carrier Air India will get equity infusion of Rs.800 crore ($160 million) in two instalments to tide over its cash flow problem and to ... Read more...

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Singapore Airlines earns profits in Q3


February 2nd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Asian carrier Singapore Airlines made profits in the third quarter ending December this fiscal at $286 million after reporting losses in the two preceding quarters. The airline earned ... Read more...

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Fog delays unlikely this winter as airlines train more pilots


November 21st, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Unlike previous years, flight operations at the Delhi airport will not be hit by fog during this winter as most domestic careers have enough trained pilots who ... Read more...

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Air India to get Rs.400-cr state aid by January (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) The state-owned National Aviation Co of India Ltd (NACIL) that runs the loss-making Air India will get the first instalment of equity infusion from the government worth ... Read more...

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Air India to get Rs.400 cr by January


November 17th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) The state-run National Aviation Co of India Ltd (NACIL) that runs Air India will get by January the first instalment of equity infusion by the government worth ... Read more...

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Permission sought for $1 bn tax-free bonds by Air India


August 14th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry has sought the cabinet's nod for Air India to float tax-free bonds worth Rs.5,000 crore ($1 billion) and fresh equity from the ... Read more...

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Despite slowdown, Paramount Airlines upbeat about expansion


March 30th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, March 30 (IANS) The global aviation industry may be facing one of its worst crises, but city-based carrier Paramount Airlines is busy drawing up strategies to expand its operations ... Read more...

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Jet agrees to pay 3 percent commission to travel agents (Lead)


December 8th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Jet Airways, the country's leading private carrier, Monday agreed to pay 3 percent of airfare to travel agents as commission, and Kingfisher Airlines too is expected to ... Read more...

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Jet agrees to pay 3 percent commission to travel agents


December 8th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Jet Airways has agreed to pay 3 percent of airfare to travel agents as commission, and Kingfisher Airlines too is expected to sign a similar deal this ... Read more...

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Nationwide truckers strike from today


July 2nd, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Truckers across the country are on an indefinite strike today to push their demand for abolishment of toll tax and rationalization of duty of diesel. All-India Motor ... Read more...

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Air Arabia Q1 net profit up 81 percent


May 12th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, May 12 (IANS) The Middle East and North Africa's largest low-cost airline Air Arabia Monday announced net profit of 78 million dirhams ($21.2 million) in the first quarter of ... Read more...

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China Southern Airlines posts quantum leap in profit


April 21st, 2008 - 12:06 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 20 (Xinhua) China Southern Airlines Co, the country's largest carrier by fleet size, said Sunday that its first-quarter profit soared 523 percent year-on-year on the stronger yuan and greater passenger ... Read more...

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Middle East sees growth in regional jet market


April 19th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
(Gulf Business Capsule)Riyadh, April 19 (IANS) A new market is emerging in the Middle East for regional jets with seating capacity of 30 to 120 that can serve destinations within three hours ... Read more...

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Delhi gets please-all budget ahead of polls


March 24th, 2008 - 10:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) With assembly elections due this year, Delhi Finance Minister A.K. Walia presented a Rs.202 billion ($5 billion) budget Monday, that seeks to please all residents with new ... Read more...

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