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Air passenger traffic falls for fourth straight month


September 18th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic fell 3.70 percent for the fourth straight month in August, which stood at 43.69 lakh from 45.37 lakh travellers in July, ... Read more...

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FDI in aviation boosts airlines’ stocks


September 17th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Scrips of major domestic airlines soared Monday after the government allowed foreign investments by international airlines into domestic airline industry.Scrip of the cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines touched ... Read more...

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FDI in airlines allowed, foreign airlines welcome move


September 14th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The government Friday allowed foreign airlines to invest up to 49 percent in domestic carriers, giving wings to cash-strapped Indian carriers.The cabinet committee on ... Read more...

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Aviation stocks rally on CCEA meet clearing FDI in airlines


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Aviation stocks rallied Friday as the cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) is set to take up a proposal to allowing foreign airlines ... Read more...

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Jet Airways makes unscheduled landing, but child dies


August 29th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 29 (IANS) A desperate bid by a Jet Airways flight, which made an unscheduled landing here Wednesday morning, to save the life of a three-year-old girl went in ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to increase Gulf flights from October


August 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Jet Airways Tuesday announced plans to enhance connectivity to the Gulf with the launch of its new Mumbai-Sharjah service, the airline's sixth daily flight to the ... Read more...

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Air passenger traffic falls for third straight month


August 17th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic fell 11.17 percent for the third straight month in July, which stood at 45.37 lakh from 51.08 lakh travellers in ... Read more...

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Air passenger traffic falls for second straight month


July 18th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic in June recorded a substantial fall of 3.84 percent at 51.08 lakh from 53.12 lakh in the corresponding month of 2011, ... Read more...

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DGCA reviews airlines’ safety


July 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Friday reviewed the safety and operational performance of all the domestic airlines and asked the carriers to remove deficiencies and properly address ... Read more...

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Fly with Mickey, Minnie in Jet’s Disney-themed aircraft (With image)


July 9th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Childrens' entertainment channel Disney India and Jet Airways unveiled a Disney-themed aircraft wrapped with images of cartoon characters at the Mumbai International Airport Monday.Disney's Mickey Mouse, ... Read more...

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Air India recorded highest number of cancellations in May


June 18th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Troubled Air India recorded the highest number of cancellations amongst all domestic carriers in May, official data revealed Monday.Data released by the aviation regulator, Directorate ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to suspend Brussels-New York flight


June 15th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways Friday announced plans to axe its Brussels-New York (JFK) service from Sep 10 this year in view of the current global economic ... Read more...

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More Johannesburg-Mumbai flights


June 14th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) South African Airways Thursday said it will increase its flight frequency between Johannesburg-Mumbai to five services a week effective June 16 from the current four ... Read more...

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Air India’s domestic load factor rose to 82 percent in May


June 5th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) National carrier Air India Tuesday reported a healthy 82 percent load factor on its domestic flights in May, even while its international operations were crippled ... Read more...

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Panel to rationalise Air India’s loss-making routes (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday constituted a four-member panel to examine Air India's route profitability, even as the strike by pilots of the national ... Read more...

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Day 21, Rs.300 crore losses - Air India crisis continues


May 28th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The strike by pilots of national carrier Air India continued for the 21th day Monday, mounting losses to more than Rs.300 crore (about $55 mn)."Current ... Read more...

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Minor fire in Mumbai-bound flight, no casualties


May 28th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) A minor fire broke out in an engine of a Riyadh-Mumbai Jet Airways flight shortly after landing early Monday, necessitating an emergency situation at the Chhatrapati ... Read more...

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Air India strike continues for 19th day, losses at Rs.290 crore


May 26th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The Air India pilots' strike continued for the 19th day Saturday, mounting the national carrier's losses to Rs.290 crore."Till now, the losses stand at Rs.270 ... Read more...

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AI board meet to decide on Boeing 787 arrival date, employees VRS


May 25th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Air India board will meet Monday to decide on the induction date of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner into the carrier's fleet and a voluntary ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh calls Air India unions for talks (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Thursday called all Air India unions for talks next week in a bid to end the 10-day pilots' strike that ... Read more...

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Air India recorded highest number of cancellations in April


May 17th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Troubled national carrier Air India hit another low Thursday with official data revealing that the flag carrier had the highest number of cancellations amongst all ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to suspend Mumbai-Johannesburg operations


May 7th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Airline major Jet Airways Monday said it would suspend operations on the Mumbai-Johannesburg route from June 12.The move is part of its ongoing network evaluation ... Read more...

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Delhi-based Jet Airways pilot commits suicide


April 28th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A 27-year-old Jet Airways pilot committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan inside his residence here, police said Saturday.Neeraj Lamba was found hanging ... Read more...

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Who grounded Tata bid to start an airline?


April 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) In 1997, then civil aviation minister C.M. Ibrahim acted under pressure from Jet Airways to thwart the Tata group's bid to start an airline in ... 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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Aviation stocks climb on FDI hopes


April 11th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Share prices of aviation companies soared Wednesday on reports that the government would this week permit up to 49 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in ... Read more...

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Yuvi returns in blaze of flashlights - and good wishes


April 9th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The doors stayed closed as the anticipation mounted. In what was the equivalent of curtains rising on a grand theatrical performance, camera crews waited expectantly ... Read more...

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President inaugurates Jalgaon airport


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), March 23 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday inaugurated the Jalgaon airport in north Maharashtra, as well as the second phase work of the airport to extend its ... Read more...

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Boeing to deliver 100 aircraft to India in five years


March 14th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) The Boeing Co. has an order book of 100 aircraft from India including 37 B-787 Dreamliners and plans to deliver them over four to five years, ... Read more...

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Women on wheelchairs call for equitable rights for all


March 7th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Over 1,500 people, from commoners to socialites, Wednesday came out to support the spirit of womanhood on the eve of International Women's Day as 100 women ... Read more...

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Some important facets of India-Qatar ties (To go with ‘Qatari emir to visit India’)


March 4th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Here are some salient features of India-Qatar ties:- Indian professionals working there number over 500,000- Indians form the highest community, larger even than local population- ... Read more...

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Jet Airways offers Women’s Day discounts


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) As part of its annual initiative on celebrating International Women's Day March 8, Jet Airways will offer women guests special benefits, fares and offers to those ... Read more...

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Banking sector bears brunt of strike


February 28th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) State-owned banks were the worst hit Tuesday as nearly eight lakh government employees went on a nationwide strike called by 11 major trade unions, ... Read more...

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B-787 Dreamliner in Air India livery to be showcased next month


February 27th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Feb 27 (IANS) The much-awaited Boeing 787 Dreamliner which is expected to be soon inducted into Air India's fleet will be on display at an air show in ... Read more...

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Kingfisher woes force fliers to shift to rival airlines


February 20th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 20 (IANS) With cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines cancelling, clubbing and re-scheduling its domestic flights on hourly basis, hundreds of its passengers are opting to fly out of Bangalore through ... Read more...

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