global carriers

‘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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Cabinet may consider FDI by foreign airlines before budget


January 31st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry's proposal to allow foreign capital by international airlines in cash-strapped domestic carriers may come up for the cabinet's approval before ... Read more...

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GoM to look into foreign capital in domestic airlines


January 13th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A group of ministers (GoM) is expected to meet next week to look into the demands raised by some of the major airlines to ... Read more...

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Kingfisher to join oneworld airline alliance from February


December 19th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines Monday said it would become a full-time member of the global airline alliance, oneworld, from Feb 10, 2012. The move is expected to ... 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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Finnair not averse to Kingfisher’s direct flights to Helsinki


September 14th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 14 (IANS) Despite a pact with Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines, Nordic carrier Finnair said it has no objection to the Indian carrier connecting directly with Helsinki from other ... 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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New conditions by Star Alliance unacceptable: Ravi


August 10th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Wednesday said the new conditions imposed by the international airlines association - Star Alliance - to induct national carrier Air India were ... Read more...

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Star Alliance defers Air India’s membership


August 1st, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In a setback to India's flag carrier, Star Alliance has put off Air India's entry into the global pact among 27 airlines as its ... Read more...

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Star Alliance to decide Air India’s induction date Sunday (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After much delay, Air India's formal entry into Star Alliance will be announced in Frankfurt Sunday, paving the way for the flag carrier to ... Read more...

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Lufthansa, Finnair, Cathay most innovative airlines


July 30th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 30 (IANS) Eight global carriers that fly to India, including Lufthansa, Finnair and Cathay Pacific, have been ranked among the 11 most innovative carriers in the world by ... 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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India demand spurs daily Delhi service by Finnair (Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Helsinki, Sep 7 (IANS) Buoyed by some strong demand from India even during the difficult times for global carriers during the past few years, Nordic airline Finnair is starting a ... 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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‘Air India may have to wait longer to join Star Alliance’


January 23rd, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The formal induction of Air India as a member of Star Alliance, the largest pact among global carriers, is expected to be delayed further as ... Read more...

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Continental joins Star Alliance, but Air India waits on tarmac


October 28th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Mahesh Daga Newark (New Jersey), Oct 28 (IANS) US carrier Continental Airline has become the 25th member of Star Alliance even as Air India continues its struggle to put its systems in ... Read more...

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50 carriers globally lose $6 bn in first half


September 1st, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 1 (IANS) Over 50 global carriers lost $6 billion (Rs.30,000 crore) in January-June this year, according to the sector's representative body International Air Transport Association. In a statement Tuesday, IATA also ... Read more...

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Airtel launches wholesale services for global players


August 17th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Bharti Airtel Monday launched its global wholesale service portfolio, which will enable telecom companies across 50 countries to access its services. The company has invested $500 million ... Read more...

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Air India makes Frankfurt hub for Western sector


March 1st, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Air India has made Frankfurt its hub for operations to Europe and the US and has rescheduled flights to these destinations from the next season to offer ... Read more...

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Tata ropes in Sonus Networks for global voice solutions


May 12th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) International internet protocol (IP) communications market leader Sonus Networks will expand Tata Communications' global voice network's reach and help in finding wireless and wireline infrastructural solutions. Giving details ... Read more...

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Indian carriers spread their wings in international skies


April 21st, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
By Varada Bhat Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) With international passenger traffic to India increasing by 18 percent every year, Indian carriers are busy expanding their reach across the continents through what is commonly ... Read more...

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Alitalia to suspend India, China operations


March 18th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
By Varada Bhat Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Mounting losses have forced Italian carrier Alitalia to pull out from India and China even as global carriers are spreading their wings over the lucrative South ... Read more...

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