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Air Works expands presence in Middle East


June 18th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to expand its presence in the Middle East, aviation maintenance industry major Air Works Monday said that it has made a strategic ... Read more...

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Action plan mooted to make India global aviation hub


March 15th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) India can be a global aviation hub and the third largest aviation market in the world by 2020 if an eight-point action plan is pursued, ... Read more...

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IAF officer to be court-martialled for bribery


April 7th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) officer, allegedly caught accepting a bribe from a foreign defence firm during the Bangalore air show February, may soon face ... Read more...

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Successful biofuel flight conducted in Mexico


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 3 (IANS/EFE) European aircraft manufacturer Airbus and Mexican budget airline Interjet successfully conducted the first Jatropha-based biofuel flight in Mexico.The demonstration flight from Mexico City to the ... Read more...

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Pratt and Whitney engines to power new IndiGo aircraft


March 31st, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Leading low-cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Thursday said it has selected Pratt and Whitney made engines to power its new fleet of 150 Airbus A320neo aircraft."The ... Read more...

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Global aviation traffic up 8.2 percent: IATA


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 3 (IANS) Shaking off a bad previous year, the global airline industry posted an impressive 8.2 percent growth in passenger traffic in 2010.At 20.6 percent, the growth in ... Read more...

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IndiGo to buy 180 Airbus aircraft for $15 billion (Roundup)


January 12th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Indian low-cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Wednesday signed a $15 billion deal with European aircraft manufacturer Airbus for buying 180 A320 aircraft, the biggest ever single firm ... Read more...

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IndiGo to buy 180 Airbus aircraft for $15 billion (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Indian low cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Wednesday signed a $15 billion deal with European aircraft manufacturer Airbus for buying 180 A320 aircraft, the biggest ever single ... Read more...

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IndiGo to buy 180 Airbus aircraft for $15 billion (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Leading low cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Wednesday signed a deal worth $15 billion with European aircraft manufacturer Airbus for buying 180 A320 aircraft, the biggest ever order ... Read more...

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‘Praful Patel didn’t ask for an apology for Chicago incident’


September 30th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says Indian Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel did not ask her for an apology over being detained at Chicago ... Read more...

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Berlin air show to display latest aerospace technology


June 7th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By D. Balaji Berlin, June 7 (IANS) The Berlin Air Show (ILA 2010) takes off Tuesday in this scenic German capital to demonstrate the advances made in the global aviation and ... Read more...

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Secretary Napolitano meets with Middle Eastern officials to enhance aviation security


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:52 am ICT by BNO News
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (BNO NEWS) – Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano met on Tuesday with her counterparts from the Middle East region and officials from the International ... Read more...

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DHS Secretary Napolitano meets with African officials in Nigeria


April 13th, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) – Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano met with top officials from across Africa and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to discuss ways to bolster ... Read more...

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Foreign air passengers to receive tightened screening at US airports


January 4th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 4 (ANI): As part of America's new stringent air security measures in the wake of the Detroit flight bombing bid, all air passengers entering the US will receive tightened random ... Read more...

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Canadian airports remain chaotic due to tougher security


December 30th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 30 (IANS) With more flights to the US than many countries combined, Canadian airports are experiencing severe flight delays because of tougher security introduced after the failed bombing ... Read more...

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Year of turbulence for Indian carriers (Flashback 2009)


December 24th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Indian aviation industry encountered some turbulent weather in 2009, being hit not just by falling traffic and revenues, but also high fuel costs, high ... Read more...

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Aviation insurance to hit airlines in the pockets


September 6th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) A flurry of plane crashes across the world this year will find its echo in the domestic aviation insurance premium rates in the form of a ... Read more...

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Air Arabia Q1 profit soars by 21%


August 10th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IBNS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IBNS) The net profit of Air Arabia (PJSC), the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), for the first half of this year (ending June ... Read more...

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Air Arabia profits jump despite economic crisis


August 8th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 8 (IANS) Air Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) based low-cost carrier, has reported a 21 percent increase in profits in the first half of 2009, the WAM news agency ... Read more...

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Emirates Airline becomes world’s largest Boeing 777 operator


July 30th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 30 (IANS) The Emirates Airline, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has become the world's largest operator of Boeing 777 planes with the arrival of its 78th ... Read more...

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India, global aviation body sign pact on skill development


July 28th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The government Tuesday signed a pact with International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents some 230 airlines comprising over 90 percent of scheduled air traffic globally, on ... Read more...

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Government to contemplate capital infusion for cash strapped Air India: Patel


July 14th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi July 14 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Tuesday said the government is contemplating capital infusion by way of equity and soft loans for the cash-strapped Air India, ... Read more...

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India upgrades aviation security, safety standards


June 25th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India Thursday said it has developed an effective strategy to strengthen its regulatory mechanism and safety system for its aviation sector following recommendations from international authorities. "The ... Read more...

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Airline chiefs meet amid worsening global aviation crisis


June 8th, 2009 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 8 (DPA) Airline chiefs gathered in Malaysia Monday for an international aviation meeting to focus on strategies to fight off a deepening crisis in global air travel. More than 500 ... Read more...

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Jet Airways, United Airlines forge frequent flyer partnership


November 11th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Nov.11 (ANI): Jet Airways and United Airlines have forged a frequent flyer partnership. According to a company release, the scheme will take effect from November 15 this year. With this partnership, ... Read more...

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Global aviation giants still eye $300 bn India potential


November 7th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Despite daily losses of Rs.100-150 million ($2-3 million) being incurred by some Indian carriers due to the general economic downturn, global aerospace giants continue to make a ... Read more...

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Raytheon eyes $1-bn Indian civilian business by 2018


October 21st, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Global defence and aviation major, the $21.3-billion Raytheon of the US, sees a $1 billion business potential in the Indian civilian sector alone over the next 5-10 years.The ... Read more...

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‘Jet-Kingfisher pact could lead to regional alliance’


October 16th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The strategic alliance between Jet Airways and Kingfisher, aimed at reducing cost and enhancing capacity utilisation, could see more carriers in the region joining them, experts say.The ... Read more...

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India’s civil aviation offers $300 bn investment opportunity


October 15th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) India's aviation sector offers investment opportunity of $200 billion to $300 billion by 2020, and it is confident of overcoming the "temporary hurdles" to continue the growth, Civil ... Read more...

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UAE places one of largest orders in aviation history


July 15th, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 15 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national carrier Etihad Airways has placed one of the biggest aircraft orders in commercial aviation history, booking aircraft worth $43 billion at ... Read more...

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Russian aviation chief predicts that India and Russia will be the third global aviation hub


November 14th, 2007 - 2:35 am ICT by admin
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