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India’s domestic aviation sector worst performer globally


August 30th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's civil aviation sector was the worst performer globally in July as the domestic passenger traffic contracted 1.1 percent year-on-year, the International Air Transport Association ... 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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Returned aircraft on own accord, says Kingfisher


June 27th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines Wednesday said it has returned 32 aircraft to the lessors as those were not required under its truncated schedule of operation."There have ... Read more...

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Global airline profits for 2012 expected at $3 billion


June 12th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Monday forecast a dip in the global airline industry's profits at $3 billion in 2012 from last year's $7.9 billion.This ... Read more...

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Global airline profits for 2012 expected at $3 billion


June 12th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Monday forecast a dip in the global airline industry's profits at $3 billion in 2012 from last year's $7.9 billion.This ... Read more...

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SriLankan Airlines to join global airline alliance


June 11th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) Global airline alliance 'Oneworld' Monday said the Colombo-based SriLankan Airlines would join its ranks towards the end of 2012.Nordic carrier Finnair, which is part of 'Oneworld' ... Read more...

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Vigilance report to help probe AI’s alleged ticketing scandal


May 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A 2011 vigilance report, which had exposed certain discrepancies in Air India's ticket sales, will be reviewed to further probe allegations of wrong-doing in awarding ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to host airline symposium


May 17th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 16 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will host the International Air Transport Association (IATA) World Passenger Symposium (WPS) 2012 ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines no longer UB subsidiary


May 10th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-led United Breweries (Holdings) Thursday said that Kingfisher Airlines has ceased to be its subsidiary after the carrier allotted shares against optionally convertible debentures to ... Read more...

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Kingfisher employees on strike, operations not affected


April 21st, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) A section of Kingfisher Airlines employees Saturday went on a flash strike protesting non-payment of salaries, heaping more trouble on the financially-stressed private carrier. Operations ... Read more...

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Domestic January-March air growth at 6.55 percent


April 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The number of passengers carried by domestic airlines grew by more than 6.55 percent in the period between January to March 2012 and stood at ... Read more...

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‘Kingfisher Airlines asked to pay Rs.60 crore service tax’


April 4th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines has been asked to pay Rs.60 crore which it owes as service tax, a senior fianance ministry official said Wednesday.According to S.K. ... 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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Kingfisher Airlines scrip rises as strike called off


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) The shares of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines rose almost 10 percent Tuesday on reports of a thaw in negotiations between a group of employees and the ... Read more...

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Mallya promises to pay employees


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) In a bid to avert unrest over delayed salaries, Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya has wtold his staff that their dues will be paid in ... Read more...

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Government awaiting DGCA report on Kingfisher: Ajit Singh


March 21st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The government Wednesday said it will not come to cash-strapped Kingfisher's rescue if legal action is taken against the private airline following the aviation regulator's ... Read more...

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No international operations until transaction suspension revoked: Mallya


March 21st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines' chairman Vijay Mallya Tuesday said the carrier's international operations will remain suspended until its status with International Air Transport Association's (IATA's) inter-airline transaction ... Read more...

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Kingfisher’s firm operating schedule in a few days: Mallya


March 15th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-led cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines (KFA)Thursday said that it will come up with a firm operating schedule in the next few days."We will come up ... 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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IATA in talks with Kingfisher on revoking suspension


March 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is in talks with the crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines to revoke its suspension from the apex body for the global airline ... 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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IATA suspends Kingfisher from two more inter-airline transaction systems (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) After suspending cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines from its inter-airline transaction body, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Friday barred the carrier from the billing and cargo ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines makes alternate booking arrangements


March 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines Friday said that it has made alternate arrangements for selling its tickets after it was suspended from inter-airline transaction body International ... Read more...

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IATA suspends Kingfisher from inter-airline transaction system (Third Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In yet another big blow to Kingfisher Airlines, a leading international association Wednesday suspended the carrier from its inter-airline transaction body for failure in settling ... Read more...

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Travel agents barred from ticketing for Kingfisher (Second Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In yet another big blow to Kingfisher Airlines, travel agents were asked by a leading international association Wednesday to immediately stop booking tickets on the ... Read more...

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Travel agents barred from ticketing for Kingfisher (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In yet another big blow to Kingfisher Airlines, travel agents were asked by a leading international association Wednesday to immediately stop booking tickets on the ... Read more...

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Air passenger traffic in India up by 8.8 percent: IATA


March 1st, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 29 (IANS) International Air Transport Association (IATA) Wednesday said that passenger traffic in India grew by 8.8 percent year on year in January, with demand rising by nine ... 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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EU’s emissions plans for aviation disappointing: IATA


December 21st, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Wednesday said it is disappointed by the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) which ... Read more...

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ICAO adopts India’s stand against EU aviation norms


November 11th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Indian government Friday said that a working paper presented by it to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) against aviation emission norms proposed by ... Read more...

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Airline industry to post $6.9 bn profit: IATA


September 20th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The international airlines association Tuesday hiked the industry's profit levels in the current year to $6.9 billion from the $4 billion it had projected earlier, ... Read more...

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India clocks second fastest air travel demand in June


July 28th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India's domestic air travel demand grew at 14 percent in June, making it the second fastest in the world, the International Air Transport Association ... Read more...

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Global air passenger traffic up 7 percent in May


June 30th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The global airlines association Thursday reported an increase of 6.8 percent in international passenger traffic for May this year, compared to the like period of ... Read more...

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Mobile phones may make planes crash: Study


June 10th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A mobile phone when kept on during a flight can actually disrupt the plane's electronic systems and eventually lead to a crash, a study says.The study ... Read more...

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Global air passenger traffic up 6 percent in February


March 29th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Global air passenger traffic grew by six percent in February compared to the like period of 2010, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said Tuesday."Scheduled ... Read more...

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