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Kingfisher pilots go on strike, five flights cancelled


July 10th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A section of debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines' pilots Tuesday went on strike over non-payment of salaries and other dues for the past five months, leading to ... Read more...

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Myanmar to build two new international airports


February 20th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 20 (IANS) Myanmar is planning to add two new international airports in the country and is reportedly asking for investment from Japan and Singapore.The two new airports would ... Read more...

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Thailand tourism woos industry, travellers with tax-breaks, freebies


June 19th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Phuket, June 19 (IANS) In a bid to promote direct flights to its tourist hubs, Thailand is providing tax breaks to airlines to attract more flights to these areas ... Read more...

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India’s growth offers huge opportunities: US


April 27th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) With 80 percent of India of 2030 yet to be built, there are huge business opportunities for American and Indian companies in varied areas, including defence, ... Read more...

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Snowstorms effect: New Year plans take a hit (Roundup)


December 29th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/London/Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS) Snowstorms in the US and Russia played spoil sport for those planning to travel ahead of the New Year as major airports like the ones in New York ... Read more...

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New York blizzard: Residents asked to be patient amid chaos


December 29th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) Authorities are doing all they can to clear streets of snow and abandoned vehicles, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg said as he appealed to the residents ... Read more...

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Big freeze: Christmas travel plans in chaos


December 18th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Christmas travel plans for more than a million people in Britain were thrown into chaos as snow and freezing temperatures wreaked havoc across the country forcing airlines to ... Read more...

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UK airports on alert over dummy bomb warnings


December 18th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): UK counter-terrorism officials have said that terror scouts are testing airport security amid fears that regional airports have been targeted for dummy bomb runs.According to the Guardian, counter-terrorist ... Read more...

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Bangladesh airports on track to meet government’s digital vision


May 17th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka (Bangladesh), May 17 (ANI/Business Wire India): Bangladeshi expatriates and other travellers who have been pressing for improved services at two of the country's major regional airports have had their wishes granted, ... Read more...

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Ash cloud to ground around 1,000 flights (Lead)


May 17th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague/London/Brussels, May 17 (DPA) The ash cloud from the Icelandic volcano is expected to ground around 1,000 flights Monday, said Europe's air safety agency, Eurocontrol. "Today Eurocontrol expects 28,000 flights in Europe. ... Read more...

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Ireland may close airspace on Tuesday due to volcanic ash


May 4th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Irish authorities on Monday said it may be forced to impose a no-fly zone over Ireland on Tuesday due to the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland. ... Read more...

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European flight bans extended as volcano spews ash


April 17th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Reykjavik/Berlin/London, April 17 (DPA) The closure of European airspace widened Saturday as activity from an Icelandic volcano continued to play havoc with airline operations. A flight ban was imposed in Romania, Ukraine and ... Read more...

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Ireland lifts flight restrictions for two international airports


April 16th, 2010 - 5:40 am ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Irish authorities on late Thursday lifted all flight restrictions to and from two international airports as the path of volcanic ash shifts east.The Irish Aviation Authority said ... Read more...

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Iceland’s volcanic ash cloud disrupts flights across Europe (Second lead)


April 15th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo/London, April 15 (DPA) Air traffic across northern Europe was severely affected Thursday by ash from an erupting volcano in Iceland that forced airports including London's Heathrow airport - Europe's largest hub ... Read more...

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Terror ‘waiting to strike’ Australia’s air security system


February 28th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb. 28 (ANI): Aircraft and iconic public places in Australia are vulnerable to terror attacks, security experts have warned.Gaping holes have been identified in Australia's air security system that could ... Read more...

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Armed forces called in to battle Britain’s snows


January 6th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Armed forces were called in to help stranded motorists and authorities urged people to stay at home as snow and sub-zero temperatures Wednesday forced the closure of airports ... Read more...

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Air pollution may pose health concern for people near smaller regional airports


November 20th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 20 (ANI): Scientists are reporting evidence that air pollution - a well-recognized problem at major airports - may pose an important but largely overlooked health concern for people living near ... Read more...

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Smaller airports pose bigger pollution threat than suspected


November 19th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) Air pollution poses a largely overlooked threat to people living near smaller regional airports, says a new study. The study, one of a handful to examine airborne pollutants ... Read more...

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Reliance Infrastructure net up 25 percent


July 30th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Power utility and infrastructure major Reliance Infrastructure, part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, Thursday posted 25 percent increase in net profit to Rs.317 crore ($66 million) for ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani group to make major foray into cement, airports


July 21st, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure has firmed up plans for a major foray into cement production and expansion of airports across the country, apart from bidding actively for major highways projects, ... Read more...

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High wind shuts Paris two international airports


February 10th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Tuesday, high wind lashed France which prompt the authorities to shut Paris' two international airports for the first time in 34 years.Winds gusting at up to 130 k.m. per hour were ... Read more...

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Small airports can help turnaround aviation industry: KPMG


October 23rd, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Currently non-operational and low cost airports, if activated, can help turnaround the Indian aviation industry despite the global economic crisis, says a report released Thursday by global ... Read more...

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Flying fears switch from terrorism to technical faults


June 26th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 26 (ANI): A new survey has shown that air passengers are now more scared of mechanical or technical problems on flight than any other danger.According the report released ... Read more...

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Britain faces danger of 9/11 type attacks: Report


June 24th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua London, June 24 (Xinhua) Britain faces potential dangers of terrorist attacks by private jets and light aircraft in ways similar to the 9/11 attacks on the United States in 2001, Daily Telegraph ... Read more...

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Brit Govt. terror adviser warns of private jets being used in a 9/11 type attack


June 24th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): An anti-terror expert of the British Government has warned of the possibility of terrorists using private jets and light aircraft to launch attacks on crowds and buildings ... Read more...

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