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Ajit Singh to raise tax issue with petroleum, finance ministries


June 6th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Wednesday said he will raise the issues of rationalising state sales tax on jet fuel and service tax on tickets ... Read more...

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Andhra orders probe into ‘misuse’ of official chopper


May 13th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Sunday ordered a probe into the alleged misuse of his official helicopter by a pilot and a technician.The ... Read more...

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Hyderabad airport handled 8.6 million passengers last year


April 12th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here logged 16 percent growth in passenger traffic during 2011-12 but sees growth slowing down in the current year due to ... Read more...

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Carbon tax on aviation sector not deal breaker: EU


April 12th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 11 (IANS) The European Union has denied charges made by Indian Environment Minister Jayanthi Natrajan that a EU law that charges airlines for carbon emissions is a "deal-breaker" ... Read more...

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Indian aviation’s MRO business set to soar


April 8th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) India's aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business is set to rise as a result of the government's plan to slash high custom duties ... Read more...

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Indian aviation grew 12.3 percent in February: IATA


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 3 (IANS) Despite its continuing financial woes, India's aviation sector logged 12.3 percent growth in February, the second fastest among major domestic markets in the world, the International ... Read more...

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Indian aviation will overcome crisis, says Emirates official


March 28th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 28 (IANS) The Indian aviation industry will overcome the current crisis and things will soon return to normal, said a top official of Emirates, the Dubai-based international airline.According ... Read more...

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Indian aviation sector in critical phase: IATA (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) The situation in the Indian aviation sector is critical and there is an urgent need to address the problems, the head of an international carriers' trade ... Read more...

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Indian aviation sector in critical phase: IATA


March 15th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) The situation in Indian aviation sector was critical and there is an urgent need to address the problems, the head of an international carriers' trade group ... Read more...

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Book catches fascinating flight of Indian aviation


March 15th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Did you know that as many as 10 private airlines were operating in India in 1948? Or that the air ticket between Calcutta and Delhi cost ... Read more...

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DGCA to conduct surprise checks to catch drunk pilots, crew


February 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Indian aviation watchdog Thursday said it will carry out surprise checks and enforce stricter norms to stop pilots and cabin crew getting tipsy while ... Read more...

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Aviation stocks rally after direct jet fuel import allowed


February 7th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Scrips of three listed domestic carriers -- Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines and SpiceJet -- rallied after the government Tuesday allowed airlines to import jet fuel ... Read more...

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Government approves direct jet fuel import, Air India debt plan (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) An empowered group of ministers (EGoM) led by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday allowed domestic airlines to directly import fuel and approved Air India's ... Read more...

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FDI in aviation may give flight to domestic airlines


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Operating through a tough financial environment, Indian carriers see a ray of hope in the government proposal to allow foreign airlines to invest funds ... 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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Rationalise tax structure for aviation sector: Assocham


November 12th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 12 (IANS) With private carrier Kingfisher Airlines cancelling dozens of flights across the country and its competitors Jet Airways and SpiceJet sliding into red, an industry body Saturday ... Read more...

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India to rank among top five aviation nations: President


October 17th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) With a huge growth potential forecast over the next 10 years, the Indian aviation sector is set to be catapulted among the top five in ... Read more...

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IndiGo begins international operations


September 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Low-cost carrier IndiGo Thursday launched its maiden international flight from the national capital to Dubai, becoming only the fourth Indian low-cost carrier to operate overseas ... Read more...

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US-India to cooperate on flight navigation systems


July 19th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) US aviation watchdog Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Tuesday said it would cooperate with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) on developing the ground-based augmentation system ... Read more...

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Boeing-787 Dreamliner showcased at Delhi airport (Lead, correcting figure in para 11)


July 13th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The much talked about Boeing-787 Dreamliner, on its maiden visit to India, landed in the national capital Wednesday, with everybody yearning to catch a glimpse ... Read more...

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Boeing showcases 787 Dreamliner at IGI airport


July 13th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The much talked about 787 Dreamliner from Boeing, on its maiden visit to India, landed in the national capital Wednesday, with everybody yearning to ... Read more...

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Foreign pilots to be eased out by 2013: DGCA


July 11th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) Foreign pilots employed in the Indian aviation industry would be asked to leave by 2013, the head of the country's airlines regulator said Monday."This is the ... Read more...

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IndiGo, Canada’s CAE to set up pilot training centre


July 9th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 9 (IANS) Montreal-based CAE, a world leader in providing simulators for training pilots, and InterGlobe Enterprises Limited of India have announced to form a joint venture training centre ... Read more...

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India will require 1,320 aircraft by 2030: Boeing


July 6th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) US aircraft major Boeing Wednesday forecast that the Indian aviation market would require up to 1,320 commercial planes, worth $150 billion, over the next 20 ... Read more...

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Alliance Air launches Delhi-Kanpur-Kolkata flight


May 24th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kanpur, May 24 (IANS) National carrier Air India's budget subsidiary, Alliance Air, Tuesday started a hopping flight between the national capital to Kolkata with a 30-minute stopover at Kanpur."Alliance ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines 2010-11 net loss at Rs.1,027 crore


May 24th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-promoted Kingfisher Airlines Tuesday reported a full-year net loss of Rs.1,027 crore, down from Rs.1,647 crore in fiscal 2009-10, mainly on account of improved performance ... Read more...

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Air India to focus on innovative regional routes to shore up growth


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) National carrier Air India Monday said that it will focus on innovative regional routes, including tier-two and tier-three cities, to shore up its domestic market ... Read more...

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‘Aviation industry requires $30 bn investment in next 15 years’


May 6th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Indian aviation industry requires $30 billion (Rs.135,000 crore) in the next 15 years to develop infrastructure and manpower to cope with increasing passenger and ... Read more...

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For private jets, corporate India is wind beneath wings


April 28th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Shuffling between cities and visiting remote locations has become easier for corporate India that has turned towards executive jets to ferry them whenever and ... Read more...

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Air India logged on to SITA passenger service system


March 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Announcing the double migration of Air India and Indian Airlines to SITA's Horizon passenger services system (PSS), Air India said it will now operate as a ... Read more...

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Jet Airways’ market share 26.1 percent in February


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Leading private airline Jet Airways Wednesday reported a consolidated market share of 26.1 percent in the domestic segment in February."Jet Airways together with JetLite, successfully ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host major aviation conference


March 6th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) The first international aviation conference on maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) covering both civil and military sectors will be held here March 16-18, an official said ... Read more...

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Better deals in offing for those flying abroad


March 6th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) After making the skies more affordable for millions of Indians in the domestic aviation space, India's low-cost carriers are now promising the same in ... Read more...

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Air India to get first 787 Dreamliners by year end


February 9th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) US-based aircraft manufacturer Boeing's Indian subsidiary Wednesday said the long-awaited delivery of Air India's maiden batch of 787 'Dreamliner' aircraft will be made in the fourth quarter of ... Read more...

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Air India to get first 787 Dreamliner by 2011-end


February 9th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) Boeing India, the American aircraft manufacturer's Indian subsidiary, Wednesday said the long-awaited delivery of Air India's advanced 787 Dreamliner would be made in the fourth quarter of 2011."India's ... Read more...

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