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Airline industry to post $6.9 bn profit: IATA


September 20th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The international airlines association Tuesday hiked the industry's profit levels in the current year to $6.9 billion from the $4 billion it had projected earlier, ... Read more...

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Finnair starts maiden cargo service to India


September 16th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 16 (IANS) In a bid to cash in on the fast growing freighter services demand between India and Europe, Nordic carrier Finnair's cargo subsidiary Friday started its maiden ... Read more...

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Pact with Kingfisher sees Finnair’s Asia traffic look up


September 12th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Helsiniki, Sep 12 (IANS) Led by growing traffic from Asia, especially India where it has signed an accord with Kingfisher Airlines, as also by leisure travel, Nordic carrier Finnair has ... Read more...

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Passenger traffic up 13 percent at Abu Dhabi airport


September 7th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 7 (IANS/WAM) Passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport in July rose by 13.3 percent, with 1.2 million passengers passing through it, officials said.Aircraft movements also continued ... Read more...

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Turkish Airways plane goes off runway in Mumbai during heavy rainfall


September 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by BNO News
MUMBAI (BNO NEWS) -- An Airbus 340 belonging to Turkish Airlines skidded off the runway at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai on early Friday morning, the airline said. Heavy rainfall is ... Read more...

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India clocks second fastest air travel demand in June


July 28th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India's domestic air travel demand grew at 14 percent in June, making it the second fastest in the world, the International Air Transport Association ... Read more...

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Dubai International Airport traffic up 8.9 percent


July 25th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 25 (IANS/WAM) Dubai International Airport recorded the busiest six months in its 50-year history as 24.6 million passengers passed through it, making it the world's fourth busiest airport.The ... Read more...

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India will require 1,320 aircraft by 2030: Boeing


July 6th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) US aircraft major Boeing Wednesday forecast that the Indian aviation market would require up to 1,320 commercial planes, worth $150 billion, over the next 20 ... Read more...

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India seeks more code-sharing to boost travel to Canada


July 1st, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 1 (IANS) With no Canadian airline flying to India even as two Indian carriers touch Canada, Indian civil aviation authorities have demanded enhanced code-sharing by the Canadian national ... Read more...

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Eastern Railway earnings up 8.63 percent


June 15th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) The Eastern Railway (ER) Wednesday posted a 8.63 percent increase in its total earnings during April-May 2011, which stood at Rs.873.44 crore, as against Rs.804 crore ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s Mizoram visit cancelled due to bad weather


May 18th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, May 18 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday cancelled his trip to Mizoram due to bad weather at the airport, and returned to New Delhi from Agartala, ... Read more...

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Chidambaram lays foundation stone for integrated border check-post


May 17th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday laid the foundation stone for the construction of an Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Akhaurah in Tripura along the ... Read more...

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Indian travellers to boost aviation, hospitality industry


May 13th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) With around 9 million Indian travellers all set to travel around the country and abroad this holiday season, the country's aviation and hospitality sector are ... Read more...

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India building international-level checkposts along borders


May 6th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 6 (IANS) India is developing 13 international-standard integrated check posts (ICPs) along its borders with Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Nepal for boosting trade and economy with its ... Read more...

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‘Aviation industry requires $30 bn investment in next 15 years’


May 6th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Indian aviation industry requires $30 billion (Rs.135,000 crore) in the next 15 years to develop infrastructure and manpower to cope with increasing passenger and ... Read more...

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South Eastern Railway earnings up 14.41 percent


March 31st, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) The South Eastern Railway (SER) posted a 14.41 percent increase in its earnings April 2010-February 2011, which stood at at Rs.9,405.3 crore against Rs.8,222.51 crore in ... Read more...

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Global air passenger traffic up 6 percent in February


March 29th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Global air passenger traffic grew by six percent in February compared to the like period of 2010, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said Tuesday."Scheduled ... Read more...

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Eastern Railway earning up 3.31 percent


March 21st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) The Eastern Railway (ER) has succeeded in increasing its earnings from passenger and freight traffic by 3.31 percent in the first 11 months of this fiscal ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad launches traffic awareness campaign in New Delhi


March 21st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Spreading awareness on the nuances of safe driving, former cricketer and Lok Sabha MP Kirti Azad urged commuters to follow traffic rules at a special campaign initiated ... Read more...

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After Holi break, Metro service resumes (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


March 20th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Delhi Metro resumed services at 2 p.m. Sunday after being shut for Holi earlier in the day."The service has started on all six metro lines," ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to run from 2 p.m. Sunday


March 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Delhi Metro services will operate only from 2 p.m. on the occasion of Holi Sunday.A Metro official said this decision had been taken in view ... Read more...

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Beijing airport ranked second busiest in the world


March 16th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.16 (ANI): The Beijing International Airport has been ranked the second busiest airport next only to Atlanta's Hartsfield airport, after reporting a 13 percent growth in passenger travel compared to 2009, ... Read more...

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Foreign airlines to invest in civil aviation under Consideration: official


March 15th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): Civil Aviation Secretary Dr Nasim Zaidi today said the Ministry of Civil Aviation has received a request from Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) regarding allowing ... Read more...

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Mixed response to railway budget from Mumbaikars


February 25th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Mumbaikars Friday gave a mixed response to the Railway Budget that has proposed more trains and longer coaches for suburban passengers of the city. While some appreciated the ... Read more...

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Domestic air traffic up 19 percent: Economic Survey


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) At 51.53 million, domestic air passenger traffic grew by 19 percent in 2010 compared to 43.3 million in 2009, according to the Economic Survey 2010-11 tabled ... Read more...

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Eastern Railway earnings rise by 3.51 percent


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Eastern Railway posted a 3.51 percent increase in its total earnings to Rs.3,961.18 crore during April 2010-January 2011 as against Rs.3,826.75 crore during the corresponding period last fiscal, ... Read more...

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Aviation sector can absorb 120 billion dollar investment, says Manmohan Singh


February 12th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said that the aviation sector has the potential of absorbing an investment of 120 billion dollars, which turn could ... Read more...

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Aviation sector sees unprecedented growth: PM


February 12th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said India's civil aviation sector has witnessed unprecedented growth in the recent past and will soon have the potential to absorb investment ... Read more...

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Air India to get first 787 Dreamliners by year end


February 9th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) US-based aircraft manufacturer Boeing's Indian subsidiary Wednesday said the long-awaited delivery of Air India's maiden batch of 787 'Dreamliner' aircraft will be made in the fourth quarter of ... Read more...

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Finnair’s Asian traffic up seven percent in January


February 9th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Finish airline Finnair Wednesday reported an over seven percent increase in passenger traffic growth for its Asian operations for the month of January as compared to the ... Read more...

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Air India to get first 787 Dreamliner by 2011-end


February 9th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) Boeing India, the American aircraft manufacturer's Indian subsidiary, Wednesday said the long-awaited delivery of Air India's advanced 787 Dreamliner would be made in the fourth quarter of 2011."India's ... Read more...

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Global aviation traffic up 8.2 percent: IATA


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 3 (IANS) Shaking off a bad previous year, the global airline industry posted an impressive 8.2 percent growth in passenger traffic in 2010.At 20.6 percent, the growth in ... Read more...

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Turkish firm investing over $100 mn on Mumbai, Delhi airports


January 30th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Neelam Mathews Istanbul, Jan 30 (IANS) With India's air cargo and passenger traffic growing at a frantic pace and efficiency and security becoming a major concern, a Turkish firm is investing $100 ... Read more...

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Beijing prepares to build its second airport


January 12th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) China is likely to begin work on a second airport for its capital this year at an estimated cost of about $15 billion.The new airport, with a planned ... Read more...

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Finnair achieves 2.5 percent growth in 2010


January 9th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair's passenger traffic grew by 2.5 percent in 2010 helped by a boost on its Asian routes, the airline said Sunday.Traffic on the Asian route ... Read more...

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