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BPCL to set up refuelling facility at Shillong airport


September 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) wants to set up a refuelling facility at Shillong airport, says Meghalaya Transport Minister Abu Taher Mondal.Formerly known as Umroi airport, ... Read more...

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Meghalaya waives aviation fuel tax to encourage flights


February 13th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 13 (IANS) Meghalaya has waived off tax on aviation fuel to encourage airlines to operate from Shillong airport, increasing connectivity and getting more tourists to the northeastern state, ... Read more...

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Big Chinese chopper passes cold weather flight test


February 13th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) China's first independently-developed large civil helicopter has passed a cold weather flight test, said China Aviation Industrial Helicopter Co. Monday.The flight testing period for the 13-tonne ... Read more...

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Dense fog affects road, rail, air traffic (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Delhi woke up to dense fog Friday morning and the resultant low visibility hampered road, rail and air traffic affecting commuters adversely. Chilly winds blew ... Read more...

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Delhi airport gears to tackle foggy winter


December 20th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) With Delhi airport likely to be fogged out for the next two months, the airport authorities have made special provisions to look after passengers, including ... Read more...

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Capital shivers, fog disrupts trains, flights (Third Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) It was a cold start to the week for Delhiites Monday with the minimum temperature falling three notches below average at 5 degrees Celsius. A ... Read more...

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Show a boarding pass, get discounts in Agra


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 3 (IANS) In a unique bid to promote tourist inflow and make air connectivity sustainable in the city of the Taj, local authorities and businesses have started offering ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts flight operations at Delhi airport (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog engulfed the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport Thursday leading to delays and diversions of scores of flights in the capital, officials said. ... Read more...

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Flights hit as fog engulfs Delhi airport again


January 31st, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog engulfed the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here Monday that caused cancellation of 10 flights and diversion of three from the ... Read more...

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Will Chandigarh airport beat fog with new landing devices?


January 13th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Jan 13 (IANS) Chandigarh airport, considered a gateway to Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, grounds to a halt for several days every year thanks to dense ... Read more...

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Now planes can operate from Chandigarh despite fog


January 11th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) Aircraft will now be able to land and take off from Chandigarh in foggy and low visibility conditions as its military controlled airport has finally got the ... Read more...

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13 more die as freezing winter marches on (Roundup)


January 9th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Winter continued its relentless onslaught in the north Sunday, claiming 13 more lives in Uttar Pradesh and taking the toll in the state to 82. People shivered ... Read more...

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Dense fog shuts Chandigarh airport for fifth day


January 9th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 9 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Sunday, leading to poor visibility in the region. The airport here continued to remain shut for the fifth consecutive day."No flight ... Read more...

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One flight diverted from Delhi airport due to fog (Second Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Despite heavy fog cover over Delhi, the Indira Gandhi International Airport here did not see flight cancellations or delays, an official said Saturday, adding that only one ... Read more...

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One flight diverted from Delhi airport due to fog (Lead, superseding earlier)


January 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Despite heavy fog cover over the national capital, the Indira Gandhi International Airport did not see flight cancellations or delays, an official here said Saturday, adding that ... Read more...

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No flight cancelled at Delhi airport due to fog


December 30th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) No flight cancellation was reported at the Delhi airport Thursday due to fog, an official statement said."Effective from 1104 hours of 30th December, LVP (low visibility procedure) ... Read more...

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No flight cancelled at Delhi airport due to fog


December 29th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) No flight cancellation was reported at the Delhi airport Wednesday due to fog, an official statement said."Effective from 1744 hours of 28th December, LVP (low visibility procedure) ... Read more...

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Curbs on aircraft to check flight delays in Delhi (Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) In bid to mitigate fog-related flight disruptions at Delhi airport, the aviation regulator Sunday imposed curbs on aircraft not equipped to land in runway visibility as low ... Read more...

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Govt. allows flight movements in reduced visibility, changes rules


December 26th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.26 (ANI): The Civil Aviation Ministry today changed rules to allow flight movements in reduced visibility conditions as fog had disrupted flight operations from Delhi causing inconvenience to passengers.Around 38 ... Read more...

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New rules to mitigate fog-related flight disruptions


December 26th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) In an effort to mitigate fog-related flight disruptions, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Sunday said that aircraft that are not compliant with the CAT 3B ... Read more...

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Heavy fog delays many flights at Delhi airport


December 25th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Many international and domestic flights were Saturday delayed by several hours due to fog for the first time this winter at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here, ... Read more...

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Delhi airport ready for foggy days


December 16th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport in the capital has put in place latest technologies and contingency measures to ensure that flyers are not inconvenienced by the ... Read more...

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Patel meets PM, owns moral responsibility for crash (Lead)


May 22nd, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Saturday met Prime Minister Minister Manmohan Singh and owned up moral responsibility for the Air India Express Boeing 737 crash in ... Read more...

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Plane barely 30 months old, pilots highly experienced: Air India


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The ill-fated Boeing 737-800 aircraft that crashed at Mangalore airport Saturday morning was barely two-and-a-half years old and was "airworthy", Air India officials said. The state-of-the-art aircraft had been ... Read more...

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158 killed as Air India plane plunges down cliff at Mangalore (Afternoon Lead)


May 22nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), May 22 (IANS) At least 158 people were killed Saturday when Air India Express flight 812 flying in from Dubai crashed while landing at Mangalore's "table top" airport surrounded ... Read more...

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Crashed aircraft adhered to landing procedures: aviation ministry


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Air India Express plane, which crashed at Mangalore airport Saturday, was adhering to standard landing procedures while in the air and had been given landing clearance ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts flights at Delhi airport


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Severe cold and fog on Friday morning brought bad news for air travelers as around 70 domestic and international flights were either cancelled or delayed due to ... Read more...

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Fog closes Chandigarh airport again


January 19th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) All flights from the airport here were again cancelled Tuesday due to fogging, leaving a large number of passengers stranded, an official said. "Authorities have cancelled all the flights ... Read more...

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In foggy days, Chandigarh’s fog-landing system lies defunct


January 18th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) Chandigarh Airport is aiming to become an international airport soon, but sadly its Instrument Landing System (ILS), a vital system needed to guide pilots when the ... Read more...

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A foggy Saturday awaits Delhiites (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The national capital will witness another foggy morning Saturday even as dense fog disrupted flight and train schedules Friday. "Delhi will see fog tomorrow (Saturday) also. The minimum ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts air, rail, road traffic in Delhi (Lead)


January 15th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A dense fog cover enveloped the national capital early Friday, disrupting flight and train schedules once again. The visibility level was low, slowing down vehicular movement ... Read more...

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Dense fog disrupts flight operations in Delhi


January 14th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): A dense fog over the IGI airport on Thursday morning disrupted flight operations. Around 35 domestic and international flights had to be rescheduled.Due to the dense fog, ... Read more...

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Rough weather, fog ground flights in Chandigarh


January 8th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) Owing to dense fog and overcast conditions, no flight has either landed or taken off from the Chandigarh airport for the last seven days, an official said here ... Read more...

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Rough weather keeps Chandigarh airport closed for fourth day


January 6th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 6 (IANS) No flight has either landed or taken off from the airport here for the past four days. Overcast conditions, foggy weather and a defunct Instrument Landing System (ILS) are ... Read more...

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Fog grounds Chandigarh airport


January 5th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) The Chandigarh airport has been virtually shut for three days and no flight has landed or taken off due to dense fog, officials said Tuesday. "We had to cancel ... Read more...

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