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Business Standard India
CIDCO to seek chief secretary led panel's nod for issuance of Navi Mumbai airport financial bidThis week, the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) will approac
CIDCO to seek chief secretary led panel's nod for issuance of Navi Mumbai airport financial bid
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
This week, the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) will approach the Maharashtra chief secretary-led project monitoring and implementation committee (PMIC) for its approval to issue request for proposal (RFP) to the qualified bidders... Read more
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Business Standard India
The story of an evacuation Airlift distortsThe author contrasts the first-hand account of the actual narrative as it unfol
The story of an evacuation Airlift distorts
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
The author contrasts the first-hand account of the actual narrative as it unfolded with the plot in the movie In telling its version of one of the biggest air evacuation exercises ever undertaken in the... Read more
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dna
Sonu on-air: DGCA releases violations committed by the cabin crewA controversy raged on Friday over Jet Airways suspending five cabin crew membe
Sonu on-air: DGCA releases violations committed by the cabin crew
dna / Posted 4 days ago
A controversy raged on Friday over Jet Airways suspending five cabin crew members after singer Sonu Nigam was allowed to belt out Bollywood numbers using the in-flight public address system on a chartered flight with the action being slammed by him... Read more
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New Kerala
Zika: Health Ministry issues guidelinesNew Delhi, Feb 2 : The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday issued
Zika: Health Ministry issues guidelines
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 2 : The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday issued guidelines on the Zika virus disease here. Zika virus disease is an emerging viral disease transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. This is the same... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt drops plan to cap airfaresA govt official says there is consensus among the airlines and the ministry tha
Govt drops plan to cap airfares
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
A govt official says there is consensus among the airlines and the ministry that fixing an upper limit in airfares will not be a constructive ideaA govt official says there is consensus among the airlines and the... Read more
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New Kerala
Exodus and largest 'Airlift' in recorded history: Fact and Fiction (Commentary:As a young Director in UN Division of India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA
Exodus and largest 'Airlift' in recorded history: Fact and Fiction (Commentary:
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
As a young Director in UN Division of India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in 1990, when the world was not networked as it is today, I have vivid recollections of following Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait along with my colleagues in our... Read more
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Business Standard India
Air Pegasus seeks DGCA's nod to import two ATR planes“We already have two 66-seater ATR planes in the fleet. We have recently filed
Air Pegasus seeks DGCA's nod to import two ATR planes
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
“We already have two 66-seater ATR planes in the fleet. We have recently filed an application to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation requesting it to allow us leasing of two more ATRs," the carrier’s managing director, Shyson Thomas told... Read more
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New Kerala
'Airlift' took artistic liberties: External affairs ministryNew Delhi, Jan 28 : Akshay Kumar's latest Bollywood offering "Airlift", which r
'Airlift' took artistic liberties: External affairs ministry
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 28 : Akshay Kumar's latest Bollywood offering "Airlift", which revolves around the evacuation of Indians from Kuwait during the 1990 Gulf war, took artistic liberties with actual events, the external affairs ministry said on Thursday.... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
In past 3 years, 2015 saw most pilots report drunk for dutyJan. 28--The number of pilots and flight attendants who were found drunk on dut
In past 3 years, 2015 saw most pilots report drunk for duty
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 12 days ago
Jan. 28--The number of pilots and flight attendants who were found drunk on duty in 2015 was the highest since 2012 when the country's air safety regulator made breath tests compulsory and introduced advanced tools. Data from the Directorate General... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
India to install hotlines at 13 airports to deal with hijackingsJan. 27--NEW DELHI -- India's aviation ministry will install hotlines in 13 imp
India to install hotlines at 13 airports to deal with hijackings
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 13 days ago
Jan. 27--NEW DELHI -- India's aviation ministry will install hotlines in 13 important airports to plug any communication gaps in the event a plane is hijacked. The move is among several being adopted in the wake of heightened security concerns and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Trujet to add seven aircraft, expand services to West and North IndiaThe airline began operations with a Hyderabad-Tirupati flight last July and fli
Trujet to add seven aircraft, expand services to West and North India
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
The airline began operations with a Hyderabad-Tirupati flight last July and flies to eight destinations now. It holds a regional operations permit. “We have three ATR-72 planes now and will add two more aircraft by May,” said V Umesh, chairperson,... Read more
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Business Standard India
DGCA nod must for scheduled airlines ops from civil enclavesThe licence requirement would also be applicable to defence aerodromes from whe
DGCA nod must for scheduled airlines ops from civil enclaves
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
The licence requirement would also be applicable to defence aerodromes from where flights have scheduled operationsThe licence requirement would also be applicable to defence aerodromes from... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Debris in Thailand not from MH370: Malaysian Transport MinisterKUALA LUMPUR: Debris washed ashore in Thailand last week is not from the missin
Debris in Thailand not from MH370: Malaysian Transport Minister
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Debris washed ashore in Thailand last week is not from the missing flight MH370, Malaysia’s Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai confirmed on Tuesday (Jan 26). “A Malaysian team comprising the Department of Civil Aviation, Ministry of... Read more
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The Hindu
Centre calls for bridging skill gap in civil aviation sectorStakeholders should come together to work out ways for skill development, says
Centre calls for bridging skill gap in civil aviation sector
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
Stakeholders should come together to work out ways for skill development, says Ashok Gajapathi Raju Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju raised concerns over the tremendous mismatch between the skills required for the civil aviation sector... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt, China Presidents Attend Signing of 21 AgreementsPresident Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his visiting Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping
Egypt, China Presidents Attend Signing of 21 Agreements
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his visiting Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping attended the signing ceremony of 21 agreements and memorandums of understanding on Thursday at the conclusion of their talks in the presidential palace of Qubba. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Can nations control the spy in the sky?New Delhi - In India, it’s illegal for a civilian to use a drone. You wouldn’t
Can nations control the spy in the sky?
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
New Delhi - In India, it’s illegal for a civilian to use a drone. You wouldn’t know that if you went to a Bollywood-style wedding. A remote-control flying camera is the latest must-have addition at the country’s opulent three-day ceremonies, said... Read more
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The Hindu
Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju questions 5/20 ruleUnion Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said on Friday the current r
Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju questions 5/20 rule
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said on Friday the current rules for allowing airlines to fly abroad on the basis of five years of experience and 20 aircrafts in their fleet had no “scientific meaning.” “This (5/20 rule) is... Read more
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New Kerala
Policy to be circulated after ironing out minor issues: RajuNew Delhi, Jan 22 : Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Friday s
Policy to be circulated after ironing out minor issues: Raju
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 22 : Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Friday said he hoped to place the draft civil aviation policy before the union cabinet after sorting out certain minor issues. "We have had extensive discussions. There are... Read more
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Business Standard India
AAI plans to develop infrastructure at regional airportsThe plan is to develop city-side infrastructure in regional airports, with help
AAI plans to develop infrastructure at regional airports
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
The plan is to develop city-side infrastructure in regional airports, with help from private players that will include building of hotels, carparks and other facilities. "Thirteen regional airports, holding out promise of generating high revenue,... Read more
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The Hindu
AI pilots to be penalised for reporting lateNow, a pilot will have to fly a minimum of 40 hours to get allowance Come Febr
AI pilots to be penalised for reporting late
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
Now, a pilot will have to fly a minimum of 40 hours to get allowance Come February, Air India passengers may face lesser delays as the Union government has approved a plan to penalise the national carrier's pilots for reporting late for flights,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Tighter norms for Air India pilots in new wage agreementIn order to improve operating efficiency, national carrier Air India has been m
Tighter norms for Air India pilots in new wage agreement
Business Standard India / Posted 24 days ago
In order to improve operating efficiency, national carrier Air India has been making tighter provisions for its pilots. In a latest development, Air India has made it compulsory for pilots to fly for a minimum 40 hours to become eligible for... Read more
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The Telegraph
Lost bag on flight? Tweet ministerNew Delhi, Jan. 14: Tapan Mishra, an NRI holidaying in India, had spent a frust
Lost bag on flight? Tweet minister
The Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
New Delhi, Jan. 14: Tapan Mishra, an NRI holidaying in India, had spent a frustrating month trying to persuade Air India to replace his suitcase, damaged during transit. But when he decided to try his luck by tweeting a complaint and tagging the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Navi Mumbai airport bid hinges on developers' security clearanceThe Home Ministry is supposed to give clearance to four shortlisted biddersThe
Navi Mumbai airport bid hinges on developers' security clearance
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
The Home Ministry is supposed to give clearance to four shortlisted biddersThe Home Ministry is supposed to give clearance to four shortlisted bidders The wait for bids (request for... Read more
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New Kerala
Goa tourism industry hails new charter flight policyPanaji, Jan 9 : The travel and tourism industry in Goa on Saturday welcomed the
Goa tourism industry hails new charter flight policy
New Kerala / Posted a month ago
Panaji, Jan 9 : The travel and tourism industry in Goa on Saturday welcomed the new charter flight policy unveiled by the civil aviation ministry, calling it flexible and that it would help tour operators cut costs and offer benefits to... Read more
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New Kerala
Protesting Youth Congress activists cane-charged near Chandigarh airportChandigarh, Jan 8 : The Punjab Police used water cannons and cane-charged Youth
Protesting Youth Congress activists cane-charged near Chandigarh airport
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
Chandigarh, Jan 8 : The Punjab Police used water cannons and cane-charged Youth Congress activists, including women, who were heading towards the new terminal of the Chandigarh airport demanding that the airport be named after freedom fighter Bhagat... Read more
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The Hindu
All airports may take names of their citiesThe Union government is considering a proposal to name all airports in the coun
All airports may take names of their cities
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
The Union government is considering a proposal to name all airports in the country after their respective cities and not personalities. Government sources said the decision might be a part of the civil aviation policy, which will be placed before... Read more
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Business Standard India
Airports may be named only after citiesThe central government may put an end to the practice of naming airports after
Airports may be named only after cities
Business Standard India / Posted 1 months ago
The central government may put an end to the practice of naming airports after famous personalities. The move comes in the wake of the controversy over naming of new terminal at Chandigarh airport. The Haryana government has demanded that the... Read more
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