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EU’s emissions plans for aviation disappointing: IATA


December 21st, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Wednesday said it is disappointed by the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) which ... Read more...

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PM holds discussions with private airline chiefs


November 26th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) In an attempt to chart a way out for the cash-strapped aviation industry, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday met with the heads of all ... Read more...

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PM to meet airline chiefs Saturday (Lead)


November 25th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet with the heads of all Indian airlines Saturday in an attempt to chart a way out for the ... Read more...

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PM to meet airlines chiefs Saturday


November 25th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) In an attempt to chart a way out for the cash-strapped Indian aviation industry, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet with the heads of ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways backs FDI in aviation


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Stating that Indian carriers lacked sufficient financial strength to grow, a top Qatar Airways official Wednesday welcomed the commerce ministry's recommendation allowing 26 percent foreign direct ... Read more...

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24 percent cap on FDI by international airlines proposed


November 17th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India's civil aviation ministry has proposed a cap of 24 percent on foreign direct investment (FDI) by international airlines in domestic carriers but has ... Read more...

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Rationalise tax structure for aviation sector: Assocham


November 12th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 12 (IANS) With private carrier Kingfisher Airlines cancelling dozens of flights across the country and its competitors Jet Airways and SpiceJet sliding into red, an industry body Saturday ... Read more...

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Government to set up aviation university: Vayalar Ravi


October 17th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi said Monday that the government plans to set up an aviation university that will ensure minimum standards of aviation skills.Speaking ... Read more...

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President to inaugurate civil aviation conference in Mumbai


October 14th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will Monday inaugurate an international conference on civil aviation in Mumbai.The 4th International Civil Aviation Negotiation Conference 2011 (ICAN 2011), hosted by ... Read more...

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Contaminated fuel in Israel causes rerouting of over 160 flights


May 11th, 2011 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Nicosia, May 11 (IANS) Over 160 aircraft flying to Israel's Tel Aviv city have been rerouted to Cyprus since last Thursday following contamination in an international airport's refuelling system, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Aviation ministry to take up service tax issue


March 15th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry will raise the issue of the proposed increase in service tax on air travel with the union finance ministry, a ... Read more...

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Foreign airlines to invest in civil aviation under Consideration: official


March 15th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): Civil Aviation Secretary Dr Nasim Zaidi today said the Ministry of Civil Aviation has received a request from Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) regarding allowing ... Read more...

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Myanmar to launch new private airline


January 25th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 25 (IANS) Asian Wings, a new private airline in Myanmar will be launched Thursday that will provide domestic and chartered services.Two 70-seat TR 72-500 aircraft have arrived in Yangon ... Read more...

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Five foreign airlines suspended for violating UAE rules


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 2 (IANS/WAM) The civil aviation authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) suspended the operations of five foreign airlines within the Gulf region after they reportedly violated air safety and ... Read more...

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BJP urges Ratan Tata to name Minister demanding bribe


November 16th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 16 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday urged Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata to name the Minister, who had asked his company for a bribe when he ... Read more...

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Pilots quit Philippine Airlines for higher-paying jobs


July 31st, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, July 31 (DPA) The Philippines' flag carrier Saturday cancelled about a dozen domestic and international flights after several pilots resigned for higher-paying jobs with foreign airlines. Dozens of flights were also delayed ... Read more...

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Airline Food Can Cause Health Threat For Passengers


June 29th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent inspection report from the Food and Drug Administration said that airline food may be injurious to health. A reputed news source reported that Food ... Read more...

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Airline Food Preparation is Unsafe, Numerous Kitchens Cited by FDA as Unsanitary


June 29th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports from the United States Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, airline food could be hazardous to your health, since FDA inspectors have found the kitchen ... Read more...

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Icelandic volcanic ash will ground UK for days to come


April 18th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18(ANI): UK's airspace faces the possibility of not being is use this coming week because the cloud of volcanic ash hovering over the country threatens to stay put until Friday. ... Read more...

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Court questions government on Air India aircraft deal


April 8th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday sought replies from the central government and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) over allegations of losses caused to Air India due ... Read more...

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US air travel down 5.3 percent in 2009


March 30th, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (DPA) Air travel in the US fell 5.3 percent in 2009, the Transportation Department reported Monday, as a deep recession forced many households to cut back on expenses. The number ... Read more...

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Foreign airlines asked to review ‘zero commission’ to agents


March 12th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) Friday claimed a "major victory" after the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued directive asking foreign airlines to ... Read more...

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India witnessed 30 percent increase in foreign air travellers: Patel


November 25th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): The Centre on Wednesday informed that the aviation sector had witnessed an increase of 30 percent in the international passengers compared to previous fiscal.Union Minister of State ... Read more...

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No change in foreign equity norms in retail, aviation: Minister


November 6th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Friday said there would be no review of present policy on foreign direct investment in the retail and aviation sectors. The statement comes ... Read more...

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Foreign airlines under regulator’s scanner over agents fee


October 20th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), is investigating whether foreign airlines that refused to pay commission to travel agents have violated its norms, ... Read more...

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Air India official carrier for Commonwealth Games


October 6th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) National airline Air India will be the official carrier for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Delhi in October 2010. The airline would fly athletes to India ... Read more...

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‘India following global aviation safety norms’


September 23rd, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) According to an audit done by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the US, India has been found to be fully compliant with international safety standards, the ... Read more...

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Jet Airways deadlock continues, flights cancelled


September 9th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 9 (ANI): Jet Airways flights were cancelled for a second consecutive day on Wednesday following a row between the airline management and its pilots over the sacking of ... Read more...

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Foreign airlines doubled services to India over five years


August 6th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The number of services being operated by foreign carriers in India has almost doubled over the last five years, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said here Thursday. ... Read more...

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Air services pacts not harming Indian carriers: Patel


July 14th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Bilateral air services pacts do not benefit foreign airlines at the cost of Indian carriers, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said Tuesday. "It's wrong to say routes are ... Read more...

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Over one lakh more seats allocated to foreign airlines


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The government allocated 105,298 additional seats per week to foreign carriers on a reciprocal basis last year and would continue doing so this fiscal to enable greater ... Read more...

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Agents to protest against commission denial by foreign airlines


January 27th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Travel agents across the country will launch a fresh round of protests Jan 30 against those foreign carriers which have refused to pay them commission, an agents ... Read more...

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Cash crunch hits non-metro airport upgrade plans


January 18th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Short of funds and fearing revenue losses, India's airport operator has shelved plans to upgrade the 35 non-metro airports at the same time, and target only a ... Read more...

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India likely to consider foreign stake in domestic airlines: Praful Patel


January 14th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel today hinted at the possible buying of stakes in domestic aviation sector by foreign airlines. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of ... Read more...

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Foreign carriers may soon buy stake in Indian airlines


January 7th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Foreign airlines may soon be allowed to buy equity stake in domestic carriers, a senior government official said here Wednesday."We are in talks with the industry stakeholders. ... Read more...

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