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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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Moscow airport cops suspected of extortion


August 29th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three criminal cases have been launched against transport police officers suspected of extorting money from passengers at Moscow airports, an official said."We are investigating circumstances ... Read more...

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No growth in passenger traffic at Hyderabad airport


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The domestic passenger traffic at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here has not witnessed any growth during the current year and is concerned at the ... Read more...

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US airline traffic up 1.6 percent


July 20th, 2012 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US airline traffic continued its momentum in April after four consecutive monthly increases, the US transport department has said.US airlines carried 61.5 million domestic and international ... Read more...

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Regulator asks airlines not to increase fares


July 16th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The aviation regulator Monday asked all airlines not to raise fares and keep ticket prices under the prescribed bands.The instruction came after reports surfaced that ... Read more...

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Tobacco shops at IGI airport sans health warnings: NGO


June 11th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) An anti-tobacco advocacy group has drawn the attention of the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) to some shops at the airport selling tobacco products without ... 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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US airline passengers go up


April 4th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Passengers who travelled on US airlines and foreign airlines serving the US continued to increase in 2011, the US Transportation Department reported.Domestic and international airline passengers ... Read more...

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US airline traffic up


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) US airline traffic regained its momentum in December after a slight year-on-year decrease in the previous month, according to the preliminary data released by US Transportation ... Read more...

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Kerala will push low-cost airline, Islamic banking: Chandy


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Kerala will pursue with the central government its proposal to start an airline, mainly to extend low-cost option to its vast diaspora in the Gulf ... Read more...

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DIAL to again charge development fee at IGI airport


November 16th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Come Dec 1 and passengers flying out of Delhi will have to shell out more money, as the airport economic regulator restored the levy of ... Read more...

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Domestic flights’ check-in opens on Airport Metro line


June 10th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) After several delays, the Airport Express Line (AEL) in the capital Friday launched its check-in facility that allows domestic fliers to check-in their baggage and ... Read more...

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Hoax bomb threat at Chennai airport


June 10th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A hoax call Friday of a bomb being planted at the Chennai International Airport building sent security agencies into a tizzy as they scoured the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court quashes airport development fee for Delhi, Mumbai (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Taking domestic and international flights from the Delhi and Mumbai airports is likely to get trifle cheaper, with the Supreme Court Tuesday striking down the ... Read more...

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No airport development fee for Delhi, Mumbai: Supreme Court (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Taking domestic and international flights from the Delhi and Mumbai airports is likely to get cheaper, with the Supreme Court Tuesday striking down the airport ... Read more...

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No airport development fee for Delhi, Mumbai: Supreme Court


April 26th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Taking domestic and international flights from the Delhi and Mumbai airports is likely to get cheaper, with the Supreme Court Tuesday striking down the airport ... 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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U.S. air traffic increases 5.6 percent in October


January 17th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. air traffic in October experienced a 5.6 percent increase compared to the previous year's rate, according to a recently released U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Bureau ... Read more...

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Jet Airways reports rise in number of flyers


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Private air carrier Jet Airways reported an 18.1 percent rise in its international passenger numbers for the month of October, a statement said Tuesday."Strategic code-shares and innovative ... Read more...

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Kochi airport plans expansion with rise in profits


November 13th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 13 (IANS) Kerala's Kochi airport, the fourth largest airport that handles international passengers in India, Saturday announced that its profit touched Rs.77 crore in fiscal 2009-10 and it will invest ... Read more...

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Terminal 3 to welcome domestic flights from Oct 30


October 18th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Domestic flights will start operating from the Indira Gandhi International Airport's newly built Terminal 3 (T3) from Oct 30 to ensure seamless transfer of international passengers, said ... Read more...

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Heathrow Airport is a ’second tier’ hub in absence of third runway, says BAA chairman


September 27th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): BBA Chairman, Sir Nigel Rudd, has admitted for the first time that Heathrow has become a "second tier" world airport following the Government's decision not to grant a ... Read more...

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Delhi Police place restrictions around Delhi airport


September 21st, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Stepping up security measures ahead of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games, Delhi Police Tuesday banned the holding of meetings and demonstrations around the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The ... Read more...

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PM lays foundation stone for Tirupati international airport


September 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the Tirupati international airport to provide direct connectivity from various international destinations to the temple town in ... Read more...

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Amritsar Airport may lose international passengers


August 6th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, August 5 (ANI): A dream that intended Amritsar's Raja Sansi International Airport to develop into one of the busiest Airports, today seems to have faded.After withdrawal of ... Read more...

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Dubai airport registers growth in passenger traffic


July 26th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 26 (IANS/WAM) Dubai International Airport, ranked fourth worldwide in terms of passenger traffic, has posted a 6.5-percent growth in passenger traffic in April, an official said Monday. According to Airports ... Read more...

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What is a 6-year-old Indian American girl doing on US terror list?


June 28th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 28 (IANS) Santhosh Thomas, an Indian-American doctor, is at a loss to understand how his 6-year-old daughter Alyssa turned up on the US government's terror watch list or ... Read more...

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Delhi’s new Terminal 3 will have 78 aerobridges, 35 escalators


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The humongous new Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport that opens July 3 will have all the amenities for passenger travel comfort, including the highest ... Read more...

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Delhi airport’s terminal 3 to be ready by July


June 4th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The integrated passenger terminal at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport, which will serve both domestic as well as international passengers, will be completed by the ... Read more...

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Air India resumes flight operations across India


May 28th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Air travellers are breathing a sigh of relief with the resumption of Air India flights across the country on Friday.Passengers in Mumbai were seen lined outside the ... Read more...

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Crash paralyses Mangalore airport


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), May 22 (IANS) The tragic crash of an Air India Express Boeing 737 killing at least 158 passengers Saturday has severely disrupted operations at the Mangalore airport. "Since the crash around ... Read more...

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Levying of user fee at new airport resented


May 11th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 11 (IANS) The Kerala Association of Travel Agents (KATA) has expressed deep resentment at the decision to levy a user fee of Rs.755 on all departing international passengers at ... Read more...

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Times Square case: US orders airlines to du manual check two hours before flight


May 6th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): It may now get harder for terror suspects to get on an airplane, at least in theory.According to a Christian Science Monitor report, all airlines will be required ... Read more...

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Two killed in the Rovos Rail train accident in South Africa


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pretoria, Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two passengers were killed in a train accident involving the Rovos Rail, in South Africa. The luxury Rovos Rail train went off the tracks at the Bosman ... Read more...

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Cuba protests inclusion in US terror list


January 6th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) Affirming that it was part of the international war against terrorism, Cuba has rejected its inclusion in the list of terrorism-sponsoring nations by the US. Cuba "has complied, ... Read more...

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