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Qatar Airways ropes in two-star Michlen chef Vineet Bhatia (With Images)


September 18th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Vineet Bhatia, India's only two-star Michlen chef, has joined his counterparts from Japan, Lebanon and Britain to create a new in-flight dining experience on Qatar ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways signs pact with Wipro for IT solutions (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Doha/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Qatar Airways Wednesday said it has inked a long-term partnership with leading Indian IT company Wipro to develop new technological solutions.The agreement was signed in ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways signs pact with Wipro for IT solutions


September 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Doha/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Qatar Airways Wednesday said it has inked a long-term partnership with leading Indian IT company Wipro to develop new technological solutions."Through this agreement, Wipro will ... Read more...

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Singapore Airlines to launch daily flights to Myanmar


September 6th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 6 (IANS) Singapore Airlines (SIA) will launch daily flight services to Yangon from Oct 28 in a bid to fulfill the growing passenger demand in Myanmar, tourism authorities ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways buys stake in Virgin Australia


June 7th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 7 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced it has acquired a 4.99 percent equity stake in Virgin Australia Holdings.Etihad ... Read more...

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Three CPI-M leaders allege ill-treatment at Doha airport


April 29th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 29 (IANS) En route to Cuban capital Havana to participate in a trade union congress, three Communist Party of India-Marxist leaders from Kerala were stopped at the Doha ... Read more...

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Some important facets of India-Qatar ties (To go with ‘Qatari emir to visit India’)


March 4th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Here are some salient features of India-Qatar ties:- Indian professionals working there number over 500,000- Indians form the highest community, larger even than local population- ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways backs FDI in aviation


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Stating that Indian carriers lacked sufficient financial strength to grow, a top Qatar Airways official Wednesday welcomed the commerce ministry's recommendation allowing 26 percent foreign direct ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways to use synthetic fuel blend


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) With the world's largest gas-to-liquid (GTL) plant in Qatar set to commence commercial production of the synthetic fuel by 2012, Qatar Airways Wednesday said it aims ... Read more...

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Tags to Raj Kapoor lounge - sponsors chip in at IFFI


November 18th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) Special check-in baggage tags, dedicated baggage handlers to sipping beer at the Raj Kapoor lounge, organisers of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways makes around $7 billion Airbus order


November 16th, 2011 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) Qatar Airways Tuesday ordered for 55 Airbus aircraft worth $6.7 billion at the ongoing Dubai Airshow.The order was made for the purchase of 50 eco-efficient Airbus ... Read more...

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Kerala set for literature gala


November 15th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) The second edition of the Hay Festival, a three-day cultural fete featuring poets, storytellers, novelists, journalists and filmmakers, begins here Thursday.The highlight of this year's edition ... Read more...

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Emirates to host world airline squash tournament


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS/WAM) Emirates airlines will host this year's World Airline Squash Tournament for the fourth time in Dubai between Oct 24 and 28.The tournament is recognised internationally ... Read more...

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Ireland’s leading airline opts for Indian solution


October 10th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 10 (IANS) Ireland's flag carrier Aer Lingus has entered into a contract with Technopark-headquartered IBS Software Services (IBS) here for help in planning and managing their cockpit and ... Read more...

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Hefty increase in air fares ahead of Onam in Kerala


August 26th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) With Kerala's festival of Onam round the corner, foreign airline companies and even Air India Express appear to be operating on the policy of making hay ... Read more...

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Air India pilots strike disrupts Mid-East flights


May 1st, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 1 (ANI): Up to 90 per cent of Air India's flights have been affected by a pilots' strike that entered its fifth day on Sunday.In Abu Dhabi, Air India is ... Read more...

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AI striking pilots now question Arvind Jadhav


April 30th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): With the Air India pilots' strike entering its fourth day, the pilots today alleged that they had proof against the national carrier's Chairman and Managing Director Arvind ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways to start Kolkata operations July 27


March 10th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) As part of its expansion strategy, Qatar Airways will start its Kolkata operations by July 27, a company statement said Thursday. "Today's announcement of new ... Read more...

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Cathay Pacific opts for Kerala IT firm’s solution


February 7th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 7 (IANS) Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific airline has signed a multi-million dollar contract to implement IBS' new generation solution iFly Staff to automate and improve the management of employee travel ... Read more...

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IBS successfully implemented 55 solutions in 2010: CEO


January 26th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) IBS Software Services, one of the leading IT solution providers to the global travel, transportation and logistics industry, saw 55 successful 'go-lives' of its solutions globally in 2010 ... Read more...

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Myanmar to launch new private airline


January 25th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 25 (IANS) Asian Wings, a new private airline in Myanmar will be launched Thursday that will provide domestic and chartered services.Two 70-seat TR 72-500 aircraft have arrived in Yangon ... Read more...

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Three-day Hay Festival begins in Kerala


November 12th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 12 (IANS) Kerala became an important destination on the world literature map Friday with the inauguration of the first Indian edition of the famous British Hay on ... Read more...

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Dutch delivery company TNT steps up security following mail bombs


November 11th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch mail and express group TNT N.V. on Thursday announced it is stepping up its security measures following attempts by al-Qaeda to send mail bombs to the United ... Read more...

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Police: Bomb found on UPS plane could have detonated over U.S. East Coast plane


November 11th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Scotland Yard on Wednesday said an explosive device found aboard a U.S.-bound UPS cargo plane in England last month could have detonated over the U.S. East Coast, possibly ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plotting new Lockerbie-style bombings


November 1st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) The Al Qaeda may be planning to conduct new "Lockerbie-style" atrocities, and Britain could be among the frontline targets, experts have said.Fears of a new Lockerbie-style bombing ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda bombs too sophisticated to be detected by x-rays, says Brit counter-terrorism expert


November 1st, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A senior British counter-terrorism official has said that the al-Qaida bomb inside a computer printer discovered at East Midlands airport on Friday, was too sophisticated to be detected ... Read more...

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Dubai parcel bomb was flown in on two passenger planes


November 1st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 1 (ANI): One of the two bombs posted from Yemen last week was transported on two passenger planes before being seized in Dubai, it was revealed today.The Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Yemen bomb went on two passenger jets: Qatar Airways (Lead)


October 31st, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Qatar Airways Sunday said one of the two bombs sent through parcels from Yemen and addressed to Chicago-based synagogues, which were detected on cargo planes in Dubai ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways says parcel bomb found in Dubai traveled on passenger flights


October 31st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBAI (BNO NEWS) -- Qatar Airways on Sunday confirmed that an explosive device discovered at a FedEx facility in Dubai on Friday had traveled on two of its passenger flights before it ... Read more...

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IBS to host global aviation conference in Dubai next week


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS)Kerala-based travel and logistics software provider, IBS Software Services, is expecting to win more clients as passenger movements would be up by 7.5 per cent and cargo by 18.5 ... Read more...

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Airline captain dies while flying plane from Philippines to Qatar


October 14th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): An airline captain passed away midair as he was flying a plane from Philippines to Qatar, forcing the plane to be diverted to the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.The ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways declared official airline partner for Indian Business Leaders Summit and Golf Tourname


October 6th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct. 6 (ANI-Business Wire India): Qatar Airways, one of the world's finest five star airlines, today announced that it has been named the official airline for the premiere Indian Business Leaders ... Read more...

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Air Austral, Okay Airways and Qatar Airways order new Boeing aircraft


July 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by BNO News
FARNBOROUGH, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- French airliner Air Austral, Chinese airliner Okay Airways and Qatar Airways on Wednesday announced it ordered numerous new Boeing aircraft in deals valued at a total of ... Read more...

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Foreign airlines asked to review ‘zero commission’ to agents


March 12th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) Friday claimed a "major victory" after the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued directive asking foreign airlines to ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways doubles its fleet


March 4th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Qatar Airways Thursday announced that its fleet size has grown to 80 aircraft, doubling the numbers in five years. Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker told reporters ... Read more...

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