global airlines

‘Proposal for FDI in domestic carriers sent to commerce ministry’


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A proposal has been sent to the commerce ministry to permit foreign carriers invest in India's cash-strapped private airlines, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh ... 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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Ireland’s leading airline opts for Indian solution


October 10th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 10 (IANS) Ireland's flag carrier Aer Lingus has entered into a contract with Technopark-headquartered IBS Software Services (IBS) here for help in planning and managing their cockpit and ... Read more...

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Finnair starts maiden cargo service to India


September 16th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 16 (IANS) In a bid to cash in on the fast growing freighter services demand between India and Europe, Nordic carrier Finnair's cargo subsidiary Friday started its maiden ... Read more...

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Pact with Kingfisher sees Finnair’s Asia traffic look up


September 12th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Helsiniki, Sep 12 (IANS) Led by growing traffic from Asia, especially India where it has signed an accord with Kingfisher Airlines, as also by leisure travel, Nordic carrier Finnair has ... Read more...

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Finnair serves seven more Indian cities in pact with Kingfisher


August 28th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair has added seven more destinations in India to its network, apart from flying directly to the national capital, thanks to the partnership ... Read more...

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Finnair Cargo to launch India service


August 20th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Finnair Cargo Saturday said it will commence operation of cargo flights between Helsinki and Mumbai from Sep 16."The new freighter services offer fast connections between ... Read more...

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Global air passenger traffic up 7 percent in May


June 30th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The global airlines association Thursday reported an increase of 6.8 percent in international passenger traffic for May this year, compared to the like period of ... Read more...

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Airlines to need over one million staff in 20 years: Boeing


September 16th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sep 16 (DPA) The global commercial aviation industry would need more than a million pilots and mechanics within the next 20 years with the Asia-Pacific leading the demand, US planemaker Boeing ... Read more...

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Finnair looking at Indian cities beyond New Delhi


September 9th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani Helsinki, Sep 9 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Thursday said it is closely looking at Indian cities beyond New Delhi, apart from exploring a "host of options" with Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher ... Read more...

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Finnair to start daily Helsinki-Delhi service from January


September 7th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Helsinki, Sep 7 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair will start a daily service between Helsinki and New Delhi from the first week of January while making takeoff and landing times from ... Read more...

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Malaysia Airlines to hire cabin crew from Frankfinn


July 15th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 15 (IANS) Malaysia Airlines will recruit cabin crew for its international operations from Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training in India. "The selected candidates will join the airline's cabin crew ... Read more...

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Emirates orders 32 more A380s from Airbus for $11.5 billion


June 8th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
By D. Balaji Berlin, June 8 (IANS) Dubai-based Emirates Airline Tuesday placed a fresh order with Airbus Industrie for an additional 32 A380 super jumbos at a cost of $11.5 billion."This latest order, ... 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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Olympic Air implements Kerala IT firm’s solution


January 11th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (IANS) Athens-based Olympic Air has started its cargo operations with a software programme developed by IBS, a firm based here. An IBS statement issued here Monday said their solution was ... Read more...

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Emirates to hike fares from Aug 1


July 10th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 10 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' national carrier Emirates airlines will hike fares across all sectors effective Aug 1 because of soaring fuel prices. "The staggering increase in fuel prices ... Read more...

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Air Canada axes 2,000 jobs, flights to cut costs


June 17th, 2008 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 17 (IANS) Air Canada Tuesday announced it would axe 2,000 jobs this year to meet the rising fuel costs. Canada's premier airline was also scaling back flights on some long-haul ... Read more...

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