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FDI reform lifted mood in aviation industry: Ajit Singh


September 21st, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday said the government's open-sky policy for foreign investment in domestic airlines has positively affected sentiments in the aviation industry, ... Read more...

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Singapore Airlines welcomes FDI reform


September 20th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Singapore Airlines Thursday welcomed the government's decision to allow foreign direct investment in Indian carriers, but said it has no plans right now to invest ... Read more...

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Nivedita Bhasin becomes first woman B-787 Dreamliner pilot


September 20th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior Air India pilot Capt Nivedita Bhasin has become the first woman to command the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner which landed in New Delhi Wednesday, an ... Read more...

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Air India pilots send legal notice to management


September 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Labour trouble is brewing again for Air India as a pilots' union has sent a legal notice to the national carrier for implementing new flight ... Read more...

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Pilots’ wage parity process has started, court told


September 4th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Air India Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that the process has started of implementing the recommendations of a panel to ensure career progression and ... Read more...

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British Airways to revisit India play after airport charges hike


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) British Airways Wednesday said the increase in airport charges at the national capital's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has forced it to revisit its India ... Read more...

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Apex court queries Delhi airport development fee


August 21st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and concessionaire Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) to tell who was levying and collecting ... Read more...

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Court notice to pilots’ group on Air India plea (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to an aviators' union of the erstwhile Indian Airlines on the plea of the Air India management against ... Read more...

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Court notice to pilots’ group on Air India plea


July 31st, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to a union of aviators of the erstwhile Indian Airlines on the plea of the Air India management ... Read more...

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Reviving defunct airports tribunal, centre tells court


July 24th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central government Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it has started the process to revive the defunct Airports Economic Regulatory Authority Appellate Tribunal ... Read more...

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Indian envoy seeks direct flights to Cambodia


July 24th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 24 (IANS) India's Ambassador Dinesh K. Patnaik pledged Tuesday to urge Indian airlines to operate direct flights to Cambodia in order to boost bilateral relations in trade, ... Read more...

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Air India’s staff strength to be right-sized: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Some wings of national carrier Air India would soon be hived off to right-size its staff strength and monetise its assets for an early turn-around, Civil ... Read more...

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Nasir Ali is new Air India joint managing director


July 11th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) In a bid to straighten things out in troubled national carrier Air India, the government has appointed Nasir Ali, an official who is heading a ... Read more...

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Air India pilots officially call off strike


July 4th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The 59-day strike by Air India pilots ended Wednesday, a day after the aviators assured the Delhi High Court that they would call off their ... Read more...

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Airlines challenge Delhi airport tariff hike


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a stay on the nod to the Delhi International Airport Ltd. (DIAL) ... Read more...

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Air India pilots to call off strike (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Air India's striking pilots Tuesday assured the Delhi High Court that they would call off their 58-day agitation immediately.Appearing for the pilots, senior advocate Geeta ... Read more...

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Talk, settle dispute: Court to Air India, striking pilots (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked Air India and its striking pilots to amicably settle the matter out of court and gave them a day's ... Read more...

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Air India strike is second longest in aviation industry


July 1st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The strike by a section of Air India pilots will Monday enter the 57th day, to attain the notorious distinction of becoming the second longest ... Read more...

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Despite strike, Air India passenger traffic grows


July 1st, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Despite a crippling 55-day-long strike, Air India has carried three percent more passengers between June 1 and June 20 from a year ago and would ... Read more...

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Air India strike enters 55th day, two more pilots hospitalised


June 30th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Air India strike continued for its 55th day Saturday, taking the national carrier's revenue losses to an estimated Rs.605 crore, while two more of ... Read more...

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With pilots on strike, Air India losses mount to Rs.600 crore


June 29th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Air India's losses have mounted to Rs.600 crore with the pilots' strike continuing for the 54th day Friday.The pilots are demanding reinstatement of their ... Read more...

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Despite hardships, families of striking Air India pilots support stir


June 26th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) They are highly skilled pilots but in danger of losing their jobs and face an uncertain financial future. The striking aviators of Air India, ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots seek PM’s intervention


June 25th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The striking Air India pilots Monday sought the prime minister's intervention to end their stand-off with the airline's management. Eleven pilots went on hunger-strike Sunday."We ... Read more...

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Notice issued to centre, Air India on pilots’ plea


June 25th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the central government and the Air India on a plea of the Indian Pilots' Guild (IPG) challenging ... Read more...

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Air India pilots go on hunger strike (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Eleven striking pilots of Air India Sunday went on an indefinite hunger strike seeking the reinstatement of 101 sacked pilots."Our protest is for the reinstatement ... Read more...

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AI pilots go on a hunger strike


June 24th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Eleven pilots of Air India Sunday went on an indefinite hunger strike demanding the reinstatement of their 101 sacked colleagues."Eleven pilots belonging to Indian Pilots' ... Read more...

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Fast from Sunday: Air India pilots to go the Anna way


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) After 47 days of strike that caused Air India a revenue loss of about Rs.520 crore, the pilots would now emulate Anna Hazare to ... Read more...

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Air India forms committee to implement Dharmadhikari report


June 21st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) In the first major move to resolve the human resources issues dogging Air India, a committee of top officials of the airline met here Thursday ... Read more...

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Pilots’ stir: Chief labour commissioner to convene talks


June 13th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The chief labour commissioner (CLC) has convened another round of talks between the Air India management and a section of striking pilots June 18 to ... Read more...

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Government issued notice on striking pilots’ plea on back wages (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the Air India management on a plea by the striking pilots seeking payment ... Read more...

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Court notice to centre on striking pilots’ plea on back wages


June 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the centre and the Air India management on a plea by the striking pilots seeking payment of ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots move court over non-payment of dues


June 12th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A section of striking Air India pilots Tuesday said they have moved the Delhi High Court against the non-payment of their salaries for March."Our strike ... Read more...

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Air India may sack 300 more striking pilots (Second Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The national carrier Air India may sack 300 more striking aviators, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Monday, as the airline advertised for hiring new ... Read more...

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Air India may sack 300 more striking pilots (Lead, superseding earlier story)


June 11th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) National carrier Air India may go ahead and sack 300 striking pilots, an official said Monday."The pilots are on an illegal strike since May. How ... Read more...

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Agra may soon get international air terminal


June 9th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 9 (IANS) Taj city Agra may soon get a brand new international air terminal at Dhanuali, close to the Kheria IAF base here, if the project gets the ... Read more...

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