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Jet Airways to suspend Brussels-New York flight


June 15th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways Friday announced plans to axe its Brussels-New York (JFK) service from Sep 10 this year in view of the current global economic ... Read more...

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Kingfisher employees on strike, operations not affected


April 21st, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) A section of Kingfisher Airlines employees Saturday went on a flash strike protesting non-payment of salaries, heaping more trouble on the financially-stressed private carrier. Operations ... Read more...

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Bombardier inaugurates engineering centre in Bangalore


April 17th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 17 (IANS) Global transportation manufacturer Bombardier inaugurated its engineering service centre here Tuesday to execute aerospace projects, including aircraft design."The engineering service centre here will support the development ... Read more...

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Kingfisher cancels 20 flights, passengers take the hit


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Passengers booked to travel with Kingfisher Airlines continued to face a harrowing time for the fifth consecutive day Wednesday as the beleaguered airline cancelled ... Read more...

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Will meet Ravi to discuss Kingfisher issue: PM


November 12th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Nov 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said that he will meet Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi to discuss ways to help Kingfisher ... 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...

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Kingfisher urgently needs $400 million to survive: Expert


November 11th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 11 (IANS) Tycoon Vijay Mallya's cash-strapped and bleeding private carrier Kingfisher Airlines urgently requires about $400 million (Rs.2,000 crore) to survive and keep flying, an aviation expert said ... 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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Jet Airway’s posts Rs.123.2 crore net loss in Q1


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways Friday reported a net loss of Rs.123.2 crore in the first quarter of the current fiscal."Loss after tax INR ... Read more...

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Aviation regulator wants stricter compliance of safety norms


June 4th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Taking note of the recent accidents involving choppers and a light aircraft, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Saturday said a stricter audit of ... Read more...

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Man promising pilot’s jobs for money arrested


April 5th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A sacked airline employee has been arrested for duping a man by promising him a pilot's job in a leading private carrier, police said Tuesday."Sagar ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to evacuate Indians from Libya


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Private airline Jet Airways will operate its first flight to Tripoli, the capital of strife-torn Libya, Wednesday night to evacuate Indians stranded there, a Jet ... Read more...

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Kingfisher to launch new flights (Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) Leading private carrier Kingfisher Monday announced it was launching new flights on the domestic sector, connecting Jabalpur and Belgaum to Mumbai.The other flights will operate on the Jabalpur-Indore ... Read more...

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Kingfisher cancels London-New Delhi flight


December 20th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Dec 20 (IANS) Leading private carrier Kingfisher Airlines cancelled its flight Monday from London to New Delhi as the aircraft was held up in Brussels due to heavy snow."The London-New ... Read more...

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Kingfisher, British Airways ink frequent flyer pact


December 17th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 17 (IANS) India's leading private carrier Kingfisher Airlines Friday entered into a comprehensive frequent flyer agreement with British Airways (BA), covering their entire route network."The agreement will enable frequent fliers ... Read more...

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Kingfisher starts Bangalore-Mysore service


October 1st, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Leading private carrier Kingfisher Airlines Friday began operating direct flight to Mysore, connecting this tech hub with the cultural capital of Karnataka."The 45-minute flight will be operated on ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to start direct Delhi-Milan flight Dec 5


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways will connect New Delhi with Milan, the fashion and design capital of Italy, with daily direct flights from Dec 5, the airline announced here ... Read more...

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Jet inks $62 mn IT services deal with IBM


September 21st, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) India's premier private carrier Jet Airways Tuesday said it has signed a 10-year business transformation and information technology services agreement with global IT major IBM for $62 million. "We ... Read more...

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Jet bags top award for serving best champagne, wines


August 5th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) The best of champagnes and sparkling wines in the sky among international airlines' business class are served by India's private carrier Jet Airways, a competition has revealed. Jet has ... Read more...

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Terminal 3 starts commercial operations (Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) State-run Air India's AI-102 from New York Wednesday became the first scheduled flight to arrive at India's swankiest and largest terminal at the Indira Gandhi International ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Terminal 3 starts commercial operations


July 28th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) State-run Air India's flight AI-102 from New York Wednesday evening became the first official scheduled flight to arrive at India's swankiest and largest terminal at the Indira ... Read more...

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Plane with 152 passengers crashes near Islamabad (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) An aircraft carrying 152 people crashed amid heavy rain in the thickly wooded Margalla Hills bordering the Pakistani capital Wednesday morning. Four bodies have been recovered from ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Terminal 3 set for commercial operations from Wednesday


July 27th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The stage is set for commercial fight operations at India's Swankiest and largest terminal at the Indira Gandhi International airport here, with state-run Air India's AI-102 ... Read more...

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Kingfisher advances check-in by 10 minutes in six cities (Lead)


July 20th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines has advanced airport check-in counter timing for all domestic flights by 10 minutes in six cities - Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi- from ... Read more...

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Kingfisher probing woman in cockpit during flight


June 13th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Private carrier Kingfisher said Saturday it was probing how a woman passenger travelled in the cockpit on the Chandigarh-Jammu leg of a Delhi-Srinagar flight. "We are looking into ... Read more...

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Kingfisher’s three flights to Dubai, Kathmandu


April 24th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines Saturday launched three international daily flights from India to Dubai and Kathmandu. The private carrier started a flight each from Mumbai and New Delhi to Dubai ... Read more...

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Jet to start service for business class from April 26


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways will start "Konnect Select", an upgraded service of its existing all economic class "Jet Konnect", for business class travellers from April 26 on ... Read more...

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Heathrow airport may open to flights for a while Tuesday


April 20th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) London's Heathrow Airport is expected to operate for some hours from Tuesday night, five days after an ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano spread to Europe and ... Read more...

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Indian carriers to fly polar route to US, Canada


April 19th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Indian carriers Air India, Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines will now fly to the US and Canada taking the polar route, an official said Monday. The polar route ... Read more...

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Air India suspends Sunday flights to US, Europe (Lead)


April 17th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Air India Saturday said it has suspended all flights scheduled for Sunday to Europe, the US and Canada following volcanic ash spreading over Europe. According to a top ... Read more...

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Jet Airways No.1 domestic airline for sixth straight month


April 15th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) India's private carrier Jet Airways along with its low-cost subsidiary JetLite has emerged as the leader for the sixth consecutive month in March capturing 26.1 percent of ... Read more...

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Jet launches Mumbai-Johannesburg daily non-stop flights


April 14th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Targeting the African market, India's largest private carrier Jet Airways Wednesday began its daily non-stop flights from Mumbai to Johannesburg - its 23rd international destination. "Given the strong linkages ... Read more...

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Jet Airways offers discount for women in March


March 8th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Leading private carrier Jet Airways Monday announced special fares for all women passengers to commemorate International Women's Day. "The special fares would be available till the month end to ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to induct nine more aircraft by 2012


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Low cost private carrier SpiceJet Wednesday said it would add nine more aircraft by 2012 to its existing fleet of 19 planes. "We plan to induct nine more aircraft ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to reconfigure 17 aircraft to all-economy seats


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) As demand for premium class seats continues to be low, leading Indian private carrier Jet Airways is reconfiguring the seats in at least 17 aircraft to ... Read more...

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