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Air India pilots send legal notice to management


September 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Labour trouble is brewing again for Air India as a pilots' union has sent a legal notice to the national carrier for implementing new flight ... Read more...

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Government asks Air India to follow duty time limitations


September 11th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) To improve staff utilisation of the national carrier, the government Tuesday directed Air India to immediately implement the flight duty time limitations (FDTL) for pilots ... Read more...

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Despite strike, Air India passenger traffic grows


July 1st, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Despite a crippling 55-day-long strike, Air India has carried three percent more passengers between June 1 and June 20 from a year ago and would ... Read more...

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Air India to cut loss-making routes (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Air India may cut some of its loss-making routes under a new business plan it has worked out, sources in the civil aviation ministry ... 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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Finnair’s April traffic up 10 percent


May 8th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 8 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Monday reported a 10 percent rise in passenger traffic in April."We saw positive development in passenger load factors in all scheduled traffic categories ... Read more...

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Finnair’s March traffic up 11.6 percent


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, April 23 (IANS) Nordic passenger carrier Finnair Monday reported an increase of 11.6 percent in its passenger traffic in March.The airline's traffic, which is measured in revenue passenger ... Read more...

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Finnair retains its four-star rating by Skytrax


April 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, April 13 (IANS) Nordic passenger carrier Finnair Friday said it has managed to maintain its four-star rating in the audit conducted by international airline survey company Skytrax."We have determinedly ... Read more...

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Photo on Delhi that made into final of Finnair competition (With Image)


March 21st, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 21 (IANS) A photograph showing sunset in the Indian capital made it to the final of an international photo competition organised by Nordic airline Finnair.The competition with the ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines makes alternate booking arrangements


March 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines Friday said that it has made alternate arrangements for selling its tickets after it was suspended from inter-airline transaction body International ... Read more...

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IATA suspends Kingfisher from inter-airline transaction system (Third Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In yet another big blow to Kingfisher Airlines, a leading international association Wednesday suspended the carrier from its inter-airline transaction body for failure in settling ... Read more...

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Travel agents barred from ticketing for Kingfisher (Second Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In yet another big blow to Kingfisher Airlines, travel agents were asked by a leading international association Wednesday to immediately stop booking tickets on the ... Read more...

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Travel agents barred from ticketing for Kingfisher (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In yet another big blow to Kingfisher Airlines, travel agents were asked by a leading international association Wednesday to immediately stop booking tickets on the ... Read more...

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SpiceJet promoter to infuse Rs.100 crore


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Budget carrier Spicejet Friday said its promoter Kalanidhi Maran will infuse Rs.100 crore into the passenger carrier in lieu of five percent equity or additional ... Read more...

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Bajaj Auto unveils low-cost four-wheeler (Lead) (With image)


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) India's second largest automaker Bajaj Auto Tuesday made its foray into the four-wheel segment, unveiling a low-cost, eco-friendly automobile -- RE60-- targeting three-wheeler customers to ... Read more...

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Bajaj Auto unveils ultra low cost vehicle


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler major Bajaj Auto Tuesday unveiled its first four-wheel vehicle, the ultra low cost RE-60."This is a light weight, 200 cc four-wheel passenger ... Read more...

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Mega-launches, big-ticket announcements at Delhi Auto Expo


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) With India emerging as a market for over 15 million vehicles each year, virtually every domestic and global major in the business will seek to ... Read more...

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New launches to dazzle visitors at Auto Expo


January 1st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Despite a slowdown in their sales, car makers are all set to dazzle visitors at the Auto Expo 2012 here with their new vehicles and ... Read more...

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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...

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SpiceJet seeks RBI’s permission to raise $270 mn


June 24th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet Friday said it has sought permission from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to raise $270 million for aircraft acquisitions to expand ... Read more...

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M&M; launches mini van in Andhra Pradesh


May 11th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Mahindra & Mahindra, one of India's leading auto makers, Wednesday launched its Maxximo mini van in Andhra Pradesh.The next-generation passenger carrier, developed on the technologically superior ... Read more...

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IndiGo goes international from August


January 19th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Leading low cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Wednesday was granted permission by the aviation watchdog to operate international flights from August this year."IndiGo has been granted international traffic ... Read more...

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JFK Airport Runway Closure Hits Flights


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, March 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As was declared before by the JFK Airport authority, the airport shut a part of its runways for four months starting from this Monday. ... Read more...

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Car sales jump 31 percent in July (Lead)


August 10th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Domestic car sales shot up by nearly 31 percent to cross 115,000 units in July, from about 88,000 units in the same period a year ago, an ... Read more...

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Delta, Northwest airlines announce merger


April 15th, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, April 15 (DPA) Delta and Northwest airlines announced a merger late Monday after months of talks, agreeing to a stock swap that would create the world's largest passenger carrier. "Delta ... Read more...

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