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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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India will need 1,450 new aircraft in next 20 years: Boeing


September 4th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian carriers will require 1,450 new aircraft worth $175 billion to cope with the growth in passenger traffic over the next 20 years, global aircraft ... Read more...

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India’s domestic aviation sector worst performer globally


August 30th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's civil aviation sector was the worst performer globally in July as the domestic passenger traffic contracted 1.1 percent year-on-year, the International Air Transport Association ... 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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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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China railway passenger traffic up


July 18th, 2012 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Six million people travelled daily by trains since July 1 in China, the railways ministry said Tuesday.A daily average of 6.04 million passengers travelled by rail ... 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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Global airline profits for 2012 expected at $3 billion


June 12th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Monday forecast a dip in the global airline industry's profits at $3 billion in 2012 from last year's $7.9 billion.This ... Read more...

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Global airline profits for 2012 expected at $3 billion


June 12th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Monday forecast a dip in the global airline industry's profits at $3 billion in 2012 from last year's $7.9 billion.This ... Read more...

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Air India may not survive if strike continues: Official


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Air India chief Rohit Nandan Saturday warned that the airline may not be able to survive in the long run if its pilots don't end ... Read more...

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Russia unveils new electric train for Sochi Olympics


May 31st, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sochi (Russia), May 31 (IANS) A new electric train made its debut in Russia's Black Sea resort city of Sochi. The train is expected to deliver passengers to the sports ... 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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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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Domestic airlines’ 2011-12 losses around Rs.10,000 crore


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The total operational losses of all domestic airlines, barring the budget carrier IndiGo, in 2011-12 is estimated to be around Rs.10,000 crore, Civil Aviation Minister ... 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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VFS to provide Thai visa services in Bangalore


April 20th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) VFS Global, an outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions, will now collect from Bangalore visa applications of Karnataka residents who want to travel to ... Read more...

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Railways to run extra trains for summer rush


March 30th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) In order to cope with the summer season (April-June) rush of passenger traffic, the Indian Railways Friday said it has planned over 5,600 trips of ... Read more...

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Goa on alert after Pune swine flu outbreak


March 24th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 24 (IANS) Authorities in Goa have upped their precautionary measures as Pune in neighbouring Maharashtra reported several swine flu cases.The directorate of health services (DHS) in Goa has ... Read more...

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Indian airlines not submitting emission details to EU: Ajit Singh


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's airlines are not submitting emission details to the European Union (EU) as it had directed, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh told parliament Thursday."Though the ... Read more...

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India requires over 1,000 new aircraft by 2030: Airbus


March 15th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) European plane maker Airbus Thursday forecast that Indian carriers will require 1,043 new aircraft valued at $145 billion by 2030. This includes 1,020 passenger and 23 ... Read more...

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Air passenger traffic in India up by 8.8 percent: IATA


March 1st, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 29 (IANS) International Air Transport Association (IATA) Wednesday said that passenger traffic in India grew by 8.8 percent year on year in January, with demand rising by nine ... Read more...

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Patna airport No.1 in passenger traffic growth


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) For the second straight year, Patna airport has emerged No.1 among 46 airports in the country in terms of growth of domestic aircraft movement and number ... Read more...

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Manpower shortage in business aviation affecting safety: DGCA


February 9th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) An acute shortage of trained manpower in general (business) aviation is affecting flight safety in the fast growing sector, the industry regulator said Thursday."Safety is ... Read more...

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Railways plan to modernise stations with SPV


February 1st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) In order to pursue its four year old ambitious plan to create world class stations, the Indian Railways Wednesday announced the creation of a dedicated ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi airport witnesses record passenger turnout


January 26th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 25 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi International Airport registered about 14 percent growth in passenger traffic during 2011 as compared to 2010.According to Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) ... Read more...

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Lowering of sales tax on jet fuel required: Assocham


December 29th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Lowering of sales tax on jet fuel, upgradation of airport infrastructure and allowing foreign capital by international airlines in domestic carriers are required for the ... Read more...

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Trade with Bangladesh resumes after Indian traders end stir


December 24th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 24 (IANS) Trade between India and Bangladesh resumed Saturday after the end of a week-long shut down, called by Indian exporters and importers demanding upgradation of infrastructure ... 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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Chinese railway passenger traffic grows


December 5th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) China's railways carried 1.72 billion people in the first 11 months of the year, up 10.9 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Railways (MOR) said Monday.The figure ... Read more...

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Middle East needs 1,920 aircraft worth $347 bn


November 15th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) Airlines in the Middle East will require 1,921 new passenger and freighter aircraft in the next 20 years -- valued at $347 billion, according to a ... Read more...

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Railways to run 26 new trains


November 11th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Indian Railways Friday announced the starting of 26 new trains, extension of eight trains and increase in frequency of five trains.Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said ... Read more...

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Russian airline Transaero orders four A380s


October 29th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russian airline Transaero has signed an agreement with Airbus for four A380 aircraft in a deal valued at approximately $1.5 billion, the aircraft manufacturer announced on Friday.Transaero Airlines ... Read more...

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Maldives or Uzbekistan - where’s your exotic honeymoon?


October 9th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Frolicking in the crystal-clear waters of the Maldives, delving into exotic dishes in Uzbekistan, sipping a Martini in Thailand...if you want the world at your ... Read more...

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Dubai airport handled four mn people in August


September 27th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai International Airport handled a total of 4,019,230 passengers in August, according to official statistics.The year-on-year passenger traffic rose eight percent to 33.3 million, compared ... Read more...

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