international aviation

Kingfisher, Air India owe Rs.525 crore to GMR


April 10th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Infrastructure major GMR group Tuesday said that cash-strapped airlines Kingfisher and Air India owed it about Rs.525 crore for using the Delhi and Hyderabad airports."Kingfisher ... Read more...

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Will take up Mangalore crash compensation with centre: Chandy


March 6th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 6 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday informed the state assembly that he would take steps to speed up the disbursal of compensation to families of the ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host aviation expo


February 4th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will host an international aviation exhibition March 6-8 in Abu Dhabi, it was announced Saturday.It will be the region's first aviation expo, organiser ... Read more...

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Embraer jet for Indian airborne radar flight tested


December 7th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The first fully-modified aircraft for India's indigenously developed Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&CS;) has taken to the skies for its maiden flight from ... Read more...

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Fighter plane makes emergency landing at Russian air show


August 21st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Zhukovsky (Russia), Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Sukhoi T-50 fifth generation fighter made an emergency landing Sunday at an air show in Russia.The incident took place at the MAKS-2011 International ... Read more...

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Russia’s 5G fighter makes first demonstration flight


August 18th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sukhoi T-50 fifth generation fighter performed its first demonstration flight at an international aviation show Wednesday.Experts at the MAKS 2011 International Aviation and Space ... 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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December crash takes toll on Nepal airline’s Bhutan flights


February 1st, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 1 (IANS) A deadly air crash in December that killed 18 Bhutanese pilgrims in Nepal has now claimed another victim - a Nepali airline's direct flights between Nepal ... Read more...

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Terrorists could target America this festive season: US security officials


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): US security officials have warned that America could come under the purview of terrorist attacks this festive season.ABC News quoted Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Director ... Read more...

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Indian firm seeks $48,000 from Nepal for aborted passport deal (Lead)


December 5th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 5 (IANS) India's state-owned currency printing firm, the Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India, has asked the Nepalese government to reimburse the $48,000 the company incurred after ... Read more...

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Indian firm seeks $48,000 for aborted Nepal passport deal


December 5th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 5 (IANS) India's state-owned currency printing firm, Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India, has asked Nepal to reimburse the $48,000 the New Delhi-headquartered company incurred after the ... Read more...

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Pak’s arms purchases from China go into overdrive


November 18th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Guangdong, Nov 18 (ANI): Pakistan is interested in buying more defense systems and equipment from China, and hopes to deepen cooperation to upgrade its armed forces, a top Pakistan Air Force ... Read more...

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China to need over 3,750 jumbo jets by 2029


November 16th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 16 (IANS) China will need more than 3,750 jumbo jets to meet market demand by 2029, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) said, adding it had struck deals to ... Read more...

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China to host global aircraft expo Nov 16


November 9th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) About 70 aircraft models from across the globe will be showcased at the upcoming international aviation expo Nov 16 in China, a media report said Tuesday.The 8th China ... Read more...

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TSA Administrator visits Yemen, meets with security officials in Germany


November 4th, 2010 - 3:12 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole on Wednesday visited Yemen to meet with government officials including Yemen Deputy Prime Minister Rashad al-Alimi and Civil ... Read more...

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‘Internet offers militants real-time access to top-level spy systems’


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Nov 2 (ANI): Yuval Diskin, Israel's domestic security chief has said thatcivilian internet applications now offer militant groups access to intelligence that rivals information given to government spies.According to ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda bombs too sophisticated to be detected by x-rays, says Brit counter-terrorism expert


November 1st, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A senior British counter-terrorism official has said that the al-Qaida bomb inside a computer printer discovered at East Midlands airport on Friday, was too sophisticated to be detected ... Read more...

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World’s first synthetic jet fuel launched


September 27th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 27 (IANS) A petrochemical company in South Africa has launched a first-of-its-kind synthetic jet fuel and claims to have flown the world's maiden commercial passenger flight powered solely by it. The ... Read more...

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Mangalore air crash victims should get $145,000: Chandy


May 31st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Victims of the Mangalore air tragedy should get at least $145,000 in compensation apart from the amount sanctioned by the state and central governments, Kerala's Leader of Opposition ... Read more...

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Air traffic set to become major factor in global warming


May 27th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): A study has found that airplanes, which are a source of carbon dioxide emissions, are set to become a major factor in global warming in the future.The first ... Read more...

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Britain closes airspace as Icelandic volcanic ash spreads


April 15th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15(ANI): All flights to and from British airspace have been suspended after ash caused by Iceland's second volcanic eruption in the space of a month forced the National Air Traffic ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi Airports Company to observe Earth Hour


March 26th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 26 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) will turn off the lighting system of its second runway here to observe Earth Hour Saturday, WAM News Agency reported. ADAC said ... Read more...

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Delhi, Mumbai airports soon to have chopper corridors


March 9th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Delhi and Mumbai airports will soon get dedicated chopper corridors that would lessen aerial congestion, aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said Tuesday. "We have already ... Read more...

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Religare Voyages to launch air ambulance, scheduled service


March 4th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Air chartered service operator Religare Voyages will launch an air ambulance service soon and has plans to launch a scheduled airline service also, its top official said here ... Read more...

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Delhi, Mumbai soon to get dedicated chopper corridors


March 4th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Dedicated chopper corridors at the Delhi and Mumbai airports will come up soon to ease aerial congestion at both the places. These corridors, where fixed wing aircraft would ... Read more...

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Two pilots die as navy plane crashes during aerobatics (Roundup)


March 3rd, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) An Indian Navy trainer aircraft crashed into a two-storied building in a densely populated area during an air show here Wednesday, killing the pilot and his ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into naval aircraft crash


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday ordered a probe into the crash of an Indian Naval aircraft during an air show here, which killed the pilot and his co-pilot. The other ... Read more...

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Pilots part of Sagar Pawan aerobatic team


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) The pilot and the co-pilot who died in a crash during an air show at Begumpet airport here Wednesday were part of the Indian Naval formation aerobatic team ... Read more...

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Two killed as naval plane crashes into Hyderabad building (Fifth Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafiq Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) An Indian Navy trainer aircraft crashed into a two-storied building in a densely populated locality during an air show here Wednesday, killing the pilot and his ... Read more...

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‘Worst is over for aviation industry’


October 23rd, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The worst is over for the aviation industry, but it will take a few more years for the sector to completely recover from the crisis, an international ... Read more...

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Chandigarh on international flight map by August


July 15th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) Chandigarh will come on the international aviation map from August, said a top Punjab government official here Wednesday. "International flights from here will begin in August. Additional ... Read more...

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Airline chiefs meet amid worsening global aviation crisis


June 8th, 2009 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 8 (DPA) Airline chiefs gathered in Malaysia Monday for an international aviation meeting to focus on strategies to fight off a deepening crisis in global air travel. More than 500 ... Read more...

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CFM International to set up training centre in Hyderabad


February 11th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Aircraft engine manufacturer CFM International will set up a maintenance training centre here to support all its customers in the South Asian region, it was announced Wednesday. Known ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley to be on international air map on Valentine’’s Day


February 9th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Suhail Ahmed Srinagar/Mumbai, Feb 9 (ANI): The Kashmir Valley is all set to be on the international air travel circuit, after an Air India flight from Dubai lands at Srinagar on ... Read more...

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Parents still don’t know why infant died in aircraft


June 20th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) A Canadian couple of Indian origin are spending a harrowing time here, awaiting the autopsy report of their four-and-a-half-month-old son child who died minutes after landing at ... Read more...

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