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Indian firm didn’t own plane that crashed in Nigeria


June 6th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, June 6 (IANS) An aircraft in Nigeria that crashed killing 193 people is not Indian owned, an airline official said.Dana Air, owners of the Boeing 803 carrier that crashed ... Read more...

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AI employees suffer as strike continues for 19th day (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Not just Air India's international operations but even the March's pay of employees have been severely affected due to the ongoing pilots agitation, said an ... Read more...

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Air India moves Supreme Court as pilots strike rocks parliament (Roundup)


May 10th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Air India Thursday moved the Supreme Court to force the striking pilots back to work as their agitation dragged on for the third day affecting ... Read more...

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Nine pilots sacked, eight flights cancelled (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) The pilots' agitation in Air India continued for the third day Thursday forcing the management to cancel eight more international flights, stop bookings on some ... Read more...

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Air India sacks 10 pilots, derecognises union (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Air India Tuesday sacked 10 pilots who went on mass sick leave protesting against the airline providing Boeing-787 Dreamliner training to pilots from the erstwhile ... Read more...

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Air India sacks 10 pilots, derecognizes union (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Cracking the whip, Air India Tuesday sacked 10 pilots who went on mass sick leave against the plan to provide Boeing-787 Dreamliner training to those ... Read more...

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Air India sacks 10 pilots, derecognises union


May 8th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Cracking the whip, national carrier Air India has sacked 10 pilots from the Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) who went on mass sick leave against the ... 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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Sukhoi skids at Pune airport, flights hit


April 19th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 19 (IANS) A Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force skidded and shot off the runway at the Pune airport here Thursday, hitting civilian air traffic, officials ... Read more...

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Spicejet flight makes precautionary landing


April 13th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) A Spicejet airlines Ahmedabad-Chennai flight was diverted to Mumbai following some technical glitches here early Friday, officials said.The flight, SG-281, developed a technical fault and the ... 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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AI flight with technical snag lands safely


March 19th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) An Air India flight reported a "technical failure" a few minutes before landing but managed to land safely at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Monday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Kingfisher’s firm operating schedule in a few days: Mallya


March 15th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-led cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines (KFA)Thursday said that it will come up with a firm operating schedule in the next few days."We will come up ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines guillotines international operations


March 14th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Hoping to improve its financials, cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) has slashed wide-bodied aircraft operations on international sectors that are making heavy losses, an official said ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh rules out cancelling Kingfisher’s licence


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Thursday ruled out cancelling the licence of Kingfisher Airlines even as the carrier continued to curtail its daily flight operations ... Read more...

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SBI stock plunges on talk of loan to Kingfisher


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) Wednesday saw its scrip plunging nearly eight percent on reports that it has agreed to provide ... Read more...

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Kingfisher blames tax action for flight disruptions


February 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines Monday admitted that the sudden attachment of its bank accounts by the Income Tax Department has led to the crisis affecting its flight operations, ... Read more...

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Kingfisher blames bird hits for disruptions, DGCA orders probe (Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) India's aviation watchdog Sunday ordered an inquiry into the flight cancellations by Kingfisher Airlines which stranded thousands of passengers throughout the country, even as the ... Read more...

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Spanish airline files for bankruptcy


January 31st, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Spanish airline Spanair, which suspended operations last weekend, filed for bankruptcy Monday amid a debt exceeding 300 million euros ($393 million), judicial sources said.The carrier's lawyers ... Read more...

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Thick fog in Delhi hits flights, trains services (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Thick fog enveloped the capital Wednesday morning and commuters struggled to travel in reduced visibility with slow vehicular movement. Thirtyfive trains and eight flights were ... Read more...

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Thick fog envelops chilly Delhi, commuters hit


January 18th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Thick fog enveloped the capital Wednesday morning and commuters struggled to travel in reduced visibility with slow vehicular movement and disruption in trains and flights. ... Read more...

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Snow closes Srinagar-Jammu highway for third day


January 8th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) An avalanche on the Srinagar-Jammu highway saw the crucial road link remain closed for traffic for the third consecutive day Sunday as the Border Roads Organisation ... Read more...

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Trains, flights disrupted as fog blinds Delhi (Second Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Dense fog in the capital Friday led to low visibility, adversely hampering road, rail and air services. Chilly winds blew across the city with the ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts train services in Delhi, flights unaffected (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A fog blanket over large parts of northern India hit railway traffic, delaying 50 trains, but air traffic was largely unaffected."There is a heavy backlog ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts train services in Delhi (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A foggy Wednesday morning gave way to a clear day in Delhi, but not before delaying 50 trains.The weather condition in Delhi is better, but ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts train services in Delhi (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A foggy Wednesday morning gave way to a clear day in Delhi, but not before delaying 50 trains.The weather condition in Delhi is better, but ... Read more...

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44 Nigerian Haj pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Dec 2 (IANS) As many as 44 Nigerian pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia during the annual Haj pilgrimage, the National Haj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Thursday confirmed.National Commissioner in-charge ... Read more...

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Safety aspects of Shimla, Kullu airports enhanced


November 26th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 26 (IANS) The safety aspects of two Himachal Pradesh airports - at Shimla, a table-top airport located 2,196 metres above sea level, and at Kullu have been enhanced, ... Read more...

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Regulator identifies 11 ‘unsafe’ airports


November 24th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The government Thursday said that it had identified 11 airports which posed a safety risk to flight operations in the country. The safety aspects of ... Read more...

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267 unused flight slots by domestic airlines: DGCA


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Wednesday said it has found 267 slots unused by various airlines out of the total of 1,900 flight operation slots granted to ... Read more...

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Cancellations drive up air fares, DGCA keeping watch


November 17th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India's aviation watchdog Thursday said it was monitoring air fares which have hit a high due to flight cancellations by major airlines. "We have been monitoring ... Read more...

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Aviation regulator starts financial monitoring of airlines


November 11th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's aviation watchdog Friday commenced the monitoring of airlines to determine if they were in a position to devote resources for aircraft maintenance, given the ... Read more...

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Aviation regulator starts financial monitoring of airlines


November 11th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's aviation watchdog Friday commenced the monitoring of airlines to determine if they were in a position to devote resources for aircraft maintenance, given the ... Read more...

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Delhi airport gets in F1 mode


October 29th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Around two dozen charter flights have been pressed into service at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here to ferry celebrities ahead of the Formula ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force buying radars to stop bird-hits


October 16th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon buy 41 specialized radars to help monitor bird activity around air bases to prevent bird-hits that are responsible ... Read more...

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