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Air India to import aircraft turbine fuel direct


March 27th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) In a move that will improve the finances of Air India, the airline's board Tuesday approved direct import of Aviation Turbine Fuel, an official said here.For ... Read more...

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Railway minister hints at fare hike


November 11th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Hinting at a possible revision of passenger fares, Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday said his ministry is considering hiking the "fuel component" in the ticket ... Read more...

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Railways minister hints at fare hike


October 19th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Hinting at a possible revision of passenger fares, Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi Wednesday said the railways are "working out a way to meet their financial ... Read more...

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Railways mulling passenger fare hike


September 4th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) People, already reeling under spiralling prices of essential commodities, should brace for another hole in their pockets with the Indian railways considering an 8-12 percent ... Read more...

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Consumers worried over increase in fuel prices


February 27th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Consumers in Delhi expressed their concerns over the proposed hike in fuel prices tabled in the General Budget 2010-2011 presented by Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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Air France-KLM Group financial results for 2009-2010 third quarter


February 11th, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by BNO News
AMSTELVEEN, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) – Air France-KLM Group unveiled the third quarter results for the 2009-2010 financial year, the company announced on Wednesday at KLM’s headquarters in Amstelveen.There were some signs of ... Read more...

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Three Bangladesh officials face probe for graft


June 21st, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's former speaker Jamiruddin Sircar and two other senior officials have been asked by an all-party parliamentary committee to explain alleged irregularities in financial transactions. The three, including former ... Read more...

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Global air transport under pressure


April 23rd, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Nicosia, Apr 23 (ANI): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced a revised outlook for the global air transport industry with losses of 4.7 billion dollars in 2009.This forecast is ... Read more...

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Air Canada posts $727 million loss


February 14th, 2009 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 14 (IANS) Air Canada, which is the world's eleventh largest airline, Friday reported a net loss of $727 million in the fourth quarter of 2008. This also includes an operating loss ... Read more...

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Air Canada to axe 345 flight attendants


January 25th, 2009 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 25 (IANS) Air Canada, the world's eleventh largest airline, is laying off 345 more flight attendants to cut its operating losses.According to reports here, the retrenchment will come into force ... Read more...

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Air Canada posts $132 mn quarterly loss


November 8th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 8 (IANS) Reeling from fuel costs, Air Canada has reported a loss of $132 million for the third quarter of the year. During the same period last year, the world's ... Read more...

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Deora to meet oil firms and airlines to resolve fuel bill impasse today


October 22nd, 2008 - 8:29 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.22 (ANI): Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora will meet with representatives of state-run oil companies and private airlines here today in a bid to resolve their dispute ... Read more...

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Deora to meet oil firms and airlines to resolve fuel bill impasse


October 21st, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.21 (ANI): Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora will meet with representatives of state-run oil companies and private airlines on Wednesday in a bid to resolve their dispute ... Read more...

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Volatile oil prices put aviation industry in a fix


September 24th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 24 (ANI): The sharp rise in fuel prices has pushed global aviation industry in crisis with 5.2 billion dollar losses this year and forecast of 4.1 billion ... Read more...

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The Queen goes green by dumping gas-guzzling 4×4s for bikes


August 18th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): The Queens bodyguards at Balmoral, her Scottish estate, have been urged to swap Range Rovers for bicycles, in a bid to make the surroundings more eco-friendly.Cops, who ... Read more...

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Air Canada faces government ire, protests over retrenchment


July 29th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 29 (IANS) With Canadian Labour Minister Jean-Pierre Blackburn saying "no" to Air Canada's plan to axe its staff without going through a proper mechanism, employees of the national carrier held ... Read more...

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Spicejet aspiration too expensive for Kingfisher: Mallya


July 15th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar Farnborough (Britain), July 15 (IANS) Consolidations are still the preferred option in the current uncertain aviation climate, Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya said here Monday, a day before low-cost ... Read more...

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Air Canada shuts yet more flights to stay afloat


July 1st, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 1 (IANS) Having axed 2,000 staff and many flights last month, Air Canada has announced suspension and cancellation of more flights to save on fuel. With its fuel ... Read more...

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Finnair set to cut 500 jobs to compensate higher fuel prices


June 13th, 2008 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
DPA Helsinki, June 12 (DPA) Finnish flag carrier Finnair Thursday said it planned to cut 500 jobs as part of cost-cutting measures to compensate for soaring fuel prices. The carrier said fuel prices ... Read more...

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