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Environment good for boosting India-Pakistan trade: Gilani


February 16th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday said an "enabling environment" was prevailing to boost trade and people-to-people contacts between India and Pakistan.During a meeting ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Anand Sharma heads for Pakistan with 150-strong business team


February 12th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The largest Indian business delegation to Pakistan, consisting of some 150 members and led by Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, will take ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jet Airways flight aborts take-off


February 8th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) A Jet Airways flight bound for Goa was forced to abort take-off Wednesday following an incoming Indigo Airlines flight on the same runway, officials said.However, officials ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government rolls out plan to help domestic airlines (Roundup)


February 7th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) To help cash-strapped Indian airlines, a group of ministers (GoM) led by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday rolled out a plan for the carriers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sensex closes lower, aviation stocks soar (Roundup)


February 7th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Tuesday closed 84 points lower as traders booked profits after five consecutive weeks of rallying.Aviation stocks, however, shot ... Read more...

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Aviation stocks rally after direct jet fuel import allowed


February 7th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Scrips of three listed domestic carriers -- Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines and SpiceJet -- rallied after the government Tuesday allowed airlines to import jet fuel ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Focus on rationalising sales tax on ATF: CII


February 5th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The new civil aviation policy that is being framed should address key issues like the sales tax the states levy on jet fuel, route ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Fireman as ATC! Tirupati airport officials to face action


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) A senior airport official and a helpful a fireman at the Tirupati airport guided a Jet Airways flight carrying around 60 passengers to land January 9 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Raipur aiport renamed after Swami Vivekanand


January 24th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved the renaming of the Mana Airport at Raipur as Swami Vivekanand Airport to fulfil a long-pending demand of the people ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GoM to look into foreign capital in domestic airlines


January 13th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A group of ministers (GoM) is expected to meet next week to look into the demands raised by some of the major airlines to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India holds road shows in Saudi Arabia to attract tourists


January 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) To attract high-end tourists to some of its luxurious and exotic locales, India has held roadshows in three cities in Saudi Arabia, an official said ... Read more...

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US Exim Bank to diversify investment portfolio in India


January 6th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 6 (IANS) The US Export-Import Bank is looking to diversify its India portfolio, financing projects in education, healthcare and agriculture, its chairman and president Fed P. Hochberg said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No airline faces closure, will ensure safety: Watchdog (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Thursday said it is taking steps to ensure safety norms and ruled out forcing any airline into closure on that count. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No airline faces closure, will ensure safety: Watchdog


January 5th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Thursday said it is taking steps to ensure safety norms and ruled out forcing any airline into closure on that count."We have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coach rams into Go Air plane at Mumbai airport


December 29th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) In a freak accident, an empty passenger ferry coach rolled forward and rammed into a stationary Go Air plane Thursday morning at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International ... Read more...

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Four flights diverted from Delhi for technical reasons


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Four flights, including a cargo service, which were scheduled to land at the national capital's IGI airport were diverted early Friday morning due to operational ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kingfisher’s market share falls to fifth place in November


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-headed Kingfisher Airlines' domestic market share dropped to fifth place at 14 percent in November, caused by its less capacity due to route rationalisation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Passenger misbehaves with female airline staffer


December 21st, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A female airline staffer was mistreated by a passenger at the IGI international airport Monday night, police said Wednesday.A senior police official said the incident ... Read more...

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High taxes reason behind rising jet fuel: Ravi


November 30th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The government Wednesday informed parliament that the cash-strapped Indian airline sector is being troubled by rising air turbine fuel (ATF) prices caused by high sales ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kingfisher tops in unused flight slots, says Ravi


November 30th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines has topped the charts for the highest number of cancellations as it was operating only 243 flights out of a scheduled 418 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jet to operate all flights to London despite strike


November 29th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Jet Airways Tuesday said it would operate all its three flights to London Wednesday despite a 24-hour nationwide strike in Great Britain, an official said.The airline ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jet needs to raise cash flows, funds, say auditors


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Airline major Jet Airways needs to generate cash flows or raise funds to meet its existing obligations, including the support to its low-cost subsidiary JetLite, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

24 percent cap on FDI by international airlines proposed


November 17th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India's civil aviation ministry has proposed a cap of 24 percent on foreign direct investment (FDI) by international airlines in domestic carriers but has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

100th aircraft to join Jet Airways fleet


November 17th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) India's largest private airline, Jet Airways has accepted delivery of its 100th aircraft, a swank new Boeing 737-800, a top company official said here Thursday.The airline ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Joyride for special kids on Childrens’ Day


November 14th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A group of 18 kids with special needs were treated to a ride in the clouds on board an Air India jetliner on the occasion ... Read more...

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Rationalise tax structure for aviation sector: Assocham


November 12th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 12 (IANS) With private carrier Kingfisher Airlines cancelling dozens of flights across the country and its competitors Jet Airways and SpiceJet sliding into red, an industry body Saturday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jet Airways reports Rs.713.60 crore Q2 net loss


November 11th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Airline major Jet Airways Friday reported a net loss of Rs.713.60 crore in the second quarter of 2011-12 from a net profit of Rs 12.40 crore ... Read more...

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Jet Airways plans new service to Riyadh, Bangkok


November 8th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) Airline major Jet Airways Tuesday said it will introduce new flight services from Mumbai to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia and Bangkok in Thailand from Dec 14."Jet ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jetlite to start new flights from Ahmedabad


November 7th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Budget carrier JetLite Monday said it would introduce new daily flights from Ahmedabad to five cities from Nov 15."We are confident that these additional services will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Massive preparations in Assam for Bhupen Hazarika’s final journey


November 6th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 6 (IANS) Massive arrangements are being made in Assam's main city of Guwahati for the funeral rites of music maestro Bhupen Hazarika who passed away in a Mumbai ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Aditya Patel finishes fifth in Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim (Germany), Oct 23 (IANS) India's Aditya Patel finished overall sixth in the concluding race of the Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup and occupied fifth position in the final drivers' standings."To ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Major plane accident averted in Chennai


September 24th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) over 300 passengers escaped a major air accident here Saturday when a flight cleared for take-off stood on the runway and another plane that was about ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Vayalar tells states to cut tax on jet fuel


September 19th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) Union Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Monday urged states across the country to waive extra sales tax on aviation turbine fuel to minimise the impact of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Aditya Patel wins second race


September 19th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Oschersleben (Germany), Sep 19 (IANS) India's Aditya Patel clinched the top honours Sunday to conclude a mixed weekend that saw him finish the first race in ninth spot before winning ... Read more...

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Jet Airways in arrangement with European high-speed rail


September 15th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) In its first inter-modal codeshare, Jet Airways has entered into an arrangement with Thalys high-speed rail service between Brussels and Paris starting Oct 30, the airline ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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