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SpiceJet to base newly acquired aircraft in Delhi


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet Wednesday said that the national capital will become the third base for its five newly-acquired Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft after Hyderabad and ... Read more...

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Rude flight attendants could be good thing, for a change (The Funny Side)


June 29th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
As we begin our descent, all passengers should stow their tray tables and shut their stupid mouths. A Japanese low-cost airline offers something truly unusual: rude flight attendants. The customer relationship ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to link Dubai with Mumbai, Delhi


June 8th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) India's low-cost airline SpiceJet will soon launch two new daily flights connecting Mumbai and New Delhi with Dubai, an official said Friday.The first service to Dubai ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to increase frequency from Nagpur


May 29th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Low cost airline Air Arabia Tuesday announced that it will increase the frequency of flights from Nagpur to United Arab Emirates (UAE) to four times a ... Read more...

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Danish airline files for bankruptcy


May 4th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, May 4 (IANS) Denmark's low-cost airline Cimber Sterling filed for bankruptcy Thursday following a loss of around $14 million, a media report said."Cimber Sterling's owners no longer wish to ... Read more...

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Australian, Chinese airlines start joint venture


March 26th, 2012 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Australia's Qantas Airline has entered into a joint venture agreement with China Eastern Airlines to launch a low-cost airline in Asia.Jetstar Hong Kong will begin flights ... Read more...

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Air Arabia bags Indian award


December 28th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Dec 28 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia, the low-cost airline from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has bagged the award for best low-cost international carrier at the Travel Agents ... 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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Airline plans to show porn on flights


November 8th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) The world's leading low fares airline Ryanair plans to show pornography on its flights.Airline chief Michael O'Leary said they are looking at launching an in-flight web ... Read more...

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Air Arabia starts direct flight to Russia


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia, the low-cost airline in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced launch of direct flights to Moscow and Yekaterinburg in Russia.The two new ... Read more...

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Mallya gloats over Kingfisher getting best airline award


September 28th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sept 28 (IANS) Flamboyant business tycoon Vijay Mallya, who is grounding his low-cost airline operations, told his investors Wednesday that his high-profile Kingfisher Airline was declared the "Best Indian ... Read more...

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Mallya to ground low-cost Kingfisher Red in four months


September 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 28 (IANS) 'King of good times' Vijay Mallya Wednesday decided to ground his low-cost Kingfisher Red brand by January 31, 2012 as his cash-strapped airline firm hit turbulence ... Read more...

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flydubai announces flights to Ahmedabad


August 8th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 8 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's low-cost airline flydubai Monday announced its flights to Ahmedabad -- the world's third fastest growing city and the airline's 44th destination.Flights from Dubai to ... Read more...

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Flydubai doubles fleet


August 4th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) Flydubai, Dubai's pioneering low-cost airline, has doubled the size of its fleet within a year following the arrival of its 18th aircraft last week.Marking yet ... Read more...

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UAE airline wins Airbus award


June 12th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, June 12 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia, a low-cost airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has won an award from aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus for "operational excellence".The Sharjah-based Air Arabia ... Read more...

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Flydubai launches flights to Hyderabad


May 16th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 16 (IANS/WAM) Flydubai, the low-cost airline of Dubai, Monday announced the launch of new flights to India's Hyderabad city from June 11.Hyderabad will be the airline's 37th destination. ... Read more...

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Norms for women employees’ safety being ignored: Police


March 4th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) After repeated warnings and directions by Delhi Police to BPOs and corporates on safety of women employees who work night shifts, some companies are still ... Read more...

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Airlines propose huge hike in ticket prices


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Domestic airlines have proposed a massive raise in ticket prices, ignoring the Government's calls not to resort to exorbitant fares.The new fares have been submitted for review ... Read more...

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IndiGo to fly to Coimbatore from Nov 30


November 19th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Terming Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu as a key market, low-cost airline IndiGo Friday said it will start flight services connecting the national capital as well as Chennai ... Read more...

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Spicejet to start regional operations, orders 30 aircrafts


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2, (IANS) Low-cost airline Spicejet Tuesday said it would launch services to smaller cities and spend $900 million to buy 30 Bomabdier aircraft to enhance regional connectivity in the ... Read more...

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Southwest Airlines Planning Expansion And Offering New Schemes


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that the move to sign up an acquisition deal with AirTran Airways has done wonders for low cost airline Southwest Airlines. That explains why ... Read more...

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Flydubai launches services for two Russian cities


October 21st, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS/WAM) Dubai's low cost airline Flydubai started its services to and from two Russian cities in one week.The first flight landed in Samara Wednesday, four days after the airline ... Read more...

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Kalanathi Maran ups stake in SpiceJet


October 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Sun TV founder Kalanithi Maran and his unlisted aviation firm Kal Airways have increased stake in the low-cost airline SpiceJet by 2.28 percent.Maran and KAL Airways bought 9.22 ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s AirAsia wins TTG best Asian low-cost carrier award


October 12th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Oct 12(ANI): Malaysia's low-cost airline AirAsia has been named the best Asian low-cost carrier by TTG, Asia Pacific's leading travel news publisher.About 48,000 votes were cast in a poll, which was ... Read more...

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Mukesh Ambani again tops list of richest Indians


September 30th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped the latest Forbes' India Rich List with a net worth of 27 billion dollars for the third consecutive time.Steel tycoon ... Read more...

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SpiceJet connects Madurai to Delhi and Mumbai


September 27th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madurai (Tamil Nadu), Sep 27(IANS) Low-cost airline SpiceJet Monday added Madurai to its route map, connecting the temple town with daily flights to Delhi and Mumbai via Chennai. "Madurai is the gateway to ... Read more...

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Passenger traffic up 19.3 percent from January to August


September 16th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic grew over 19 percent between January and August as against the same period last year, the civil aviation ministry said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Allegiant Air Is All Set To Add 16 Seats In Its Airplanes


September 14th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American low cost airline Allegiant Air recently made an announcement where the officials said that they will add 16 more seats to its MD-80 airplanes. ... Read more...

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AirAsia offers 20 percent off on all flights


September 13th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia Monday said it will offer 20 percent discount on all seats on all flights for bookings made from Sep 14-19. "Guests will be able ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to fly to Colombo, Kathmandu by October


September 11th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Low-cost airline SpiceJet will start its international operations to Kathmandu and Colombo early next month. "The carrier will flag off its first international flight from Delhi to ... Read more...

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Spicejet to fly to Colombo, Kathmandu next month


September 7th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Low-cost airline SpiceJet will start its international operations to Kathmandu and Colombo next month. "The carrier will flag-off its first international flight from Delhi to Kathmandu ... Read more...

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AirAsia X airline offers 20 percent discount


September 4th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia X Saturday said it will be offering a 20 percent discount on tickets booked Sep 4-5. According to the company, the booked tickets in ... Read more...

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Saudi airline halts services after $266 mn loss


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 22 (DPA) Saudi low-cost airline Sama is stopping its services amid heavy losses of $266 million, regional news network al-Arabiya reported Sunday. The airline is based in the city of Dammam. ... Read more...

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Flydubai to reimburse travel costs during Ramadan


July 19th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 18 (IANS/WAM) Dubai's low cost airline flydubai Sunday announced the full reimbursement - minus taxes - of the travel costs of its passengers during the holy month of Ramadan between ... Read more...

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Flydubai launches flight to Iraq


July 17th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 17 (IANS/WAM) The low cost airline Flydubai has launched its first flight to Iraq by flying to the city of Erbil, the capital of the Kurdish region, the company announced ... Read more...

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