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Business Standard India
Shutting down T1D not feasible, says Delhi airportLow cost airlines including IndiGo, GoAir and SpiceJet use T1DLow cost airlines
Shutting down T1D not feasible, says Delhi airport
Business Standard India / Posted 21 hours ago
Low cost airlines including IndiGo, GoAir and SpiceJet use T1DLow cost airlines including IndiGo, GoAir and SpiceJet use T1D Delhi International Airport Ltd has said shifting all airline operations... Read more
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New Kerala
India's domestic air passenger traffic jumps 28 percent in July The leading international aviation body on Friday reported that India's domes
India's domestic air passenger traffic jumps 28 percent in July
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
The leading international aviation body on Friday reported that India's domestic passenger traffic jumped by 28 percent in July, 2015. According to the International Air Transport... Read more
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The Telegraph
Blessed from high placesNew Delhi, Sept. 3: A government nudge has sent domestic airlines scurrying to
Blessed from high places
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
New Delhi, Sept. 3: A government nudge has sent domestic airlines scurrying to upgrade their connection with the Prime Minister's constituency of Varanasi, a situation some industry experts view as arm-twisting though the carriers claim they are... Read more
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New Kerala
Airlines told to suggest ways to control predating prices: Mahesh Sharma Minister of State for Civil Aviation Dr. Mahesh Sharma on Thursday expressed
Airlines told to suggest ways to control predating prices: Mahesh Sharma
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Minister of State for Civil Aviation Dr. Mahesh Sharma on Thursday expressed concern over the steep rise in airfares during festive seasons and said that the ministry has... Read more
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Business Standard India
Vistara to increase overseas sales, appoints agent in Gulf marketVistara has appointed Sharaf Travels as its general sales agent in the Gulf reg
Vistara to increase overseas sales, appoints agent in Gulf market
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
Vistara has appointed Sharaf Travels as its general sales agent in the Gulf region thus increasing its overseas sales. The move would also help the airline in partially minimising the impact of currency rate fluctuation as tickets will be sold in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Civil Aviation Ministry approves Delhi airport decongestion planThe Civil Aviation Ministry has approved the action plan to decongest Delhi air
Civil Aviation Ministry approves Delhi airport decongestion plan
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
The Civil Aviation Ministry has approved the action plan to decongest Delhi airport's domestic terminal (1D) following complaints of overcrowding during rush hours. The plan prepared by Delhi International Airport Limited includes effective... Read more
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The Telegraph
Late Lateef airlines, do unto yourselves...New Delhi, Aug. 29: Twiddling their thumbs for over 30 minutes, passengers of I
Late Lateef airlines, do unto yourselves...
The Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
New Delhi, Aug. 29: Twiddling their thumbs for over 30 minutes, passengers of IndiGo flight 6E 205 from Delhi to Calcutta on Friday were greeted by an unusual announcement: the flight was delayed because the co-pilot was caught in a traffic jam on a... Read more
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Business Standard India
Tea with BS: Rohit NandanWe finally manage to meet one day before his term ends. Rohit Nandan, 58, has b
Tea with BS: Rohit Nandan
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
We finally manage to meet one day before his term ends. Rohit Nandan, 58, has been at the helm of affairs of national carrier Air India since 2011 – longer than many others did – and I have been chasing him for a lunch with Business Standard since... Read more
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The Hindu
Narendra Modi concerns over predatory domestic airfaresPrime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed serious concern over the predatory p
Narendra Modi concerns over predatory domestic airfares
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed serious concern over the predatory pricing by the domestic airlines, an issue that will be addressed shortly by the civil aviation ministry, which is also mulling a two per cent cess on tickets in its new... Read more
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New Kerala
Modi wants checks on steep last-minute air fares Concerned over "predatory pricing" by airlines where the cost of tickets book
Modi wants checks on steep last-minute air fares
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Concerned over "predatory pricing" by airlines where the cost of tickets booked at the last-minute shoots up beyond the means of distraught passengers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt scraps plan to corporatise AAIAir Navigation Services will continue to be a part of AAIAir Navigation Service
Govt scraps plan to corporatise AAI
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
Air Navigation Services will continue to be a part of AAIAir Navigation Services will continue to be a part of AAI The Centre has scrapped the plan to corporatise the Airports Authority of India (AAI), which would... Read more
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asianage
Robert Vadra I'm no VIP, glad to be off no-frisk listPriyanka Vadra with her husband Robert Vadra. (Photo: PTI) The government may
Robert Vadra I'm no VIP, glad to be off no-frisk list
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
Priyanka Vadra with her husband Robert Vadra. (Photo: PTI) The government may withdraw Robert Vadra’s privilege of not being frisked at airports, even as Mr Vadra — Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law — promptly welcomed any such move... Read more
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asianage
Robert Vadra: I’m no VIP, glad to be off no-frisk listPriyanka Vadra with her husband Robert Vadra. (Photo: PTI) The government may
Robert Vadra: I’m no VIP, glad to be off no-frisk list
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
Priyanka Vadra with her husband Robert Vadra. (Photo: PTI) The government may withdraw Robert Vadra’s privilege of not being frisked at airports, even as Mr Vadra — Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law — promptly welcomed any such move... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt decides to withdraw no-frisking privilege to VadraThe Home Ministry has said it does not consider the threat perception to Vadra
Govt decides to withdraw no-frisking privilege to Vadra
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
The Home Ministry has said it does not consider the threat perception to Vadra serious enough to warrant his inclusion in the 'no-frisking' listGovernment has decided to withdraw the privilege of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Robert Vadra welcomes govt move to remove him from 'no-frisking' listVadra said he had been waiting for the move as he was no "no VIP"Robert Vadra,
Robert Vadra welcomes govt move to remove him from 'no-frisking' list
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
Vadra said he had been waiting for the move as he was no "no VIP"Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, has welcomed the government's move to strip him off the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Air India avails first tranche of $40 mn loan under ECB routeDladen national carrier would borrow $300 mn in eight tranches in current finan
Air India avails first tranche of $40 mn loan under ECB route
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
Dladen national carrier would borrow $300 mn in eight tranches in current financial year ending March 31, 2016Air India has started availing loans worth $300 million via external borrowing... Read more
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Business Standard India
Panel asks aviation ministry to hand over HCI to tourism ministryIn a report tabled in Parliament in the Monsoon session, the Committee on Petit
Panel asks aviation ministry to hand over HCI to tourism ministry
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
In a report tabled in Parliament in the Monsoon session, the Committee on Petitions headed by BJP MP Bhagat Singh Koshyari also recommended working out of a "pragmatic" proposal to bring the wages and salaries of its employees, which have not been... Read more
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iol.co.za
The ‘ghost airports’ of remote IndiaREUTERSDeparture and arrival sections are seen at the Jaisalmer Airport in Raja
The ‘ghost airports’ of remote India
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
REUTERSDeparture and arrival sections are seen at the Jaisalmer Airport in Rajasthan, India. Picture: Anindito Mukherjee, Reuters Jaisalmer, India - Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 million terminal building, the airport in... Read more
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The Telegraph
Robert, get set to be friskedNew Delhi, Aug. 21: The Union home ministry has concluded that Robert Vadra doe
Robert, get set to be frisked
The Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
New Delhi, Aug. 21: The Union home ministry has concluded that Robert Vadra does not face any threat that warrants exemption from frisking at airports, setting the stage for the civil aviation ministry to decide whether to continue with the waiver... Read more
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The Hindu
Vadra may lose no-frisking privilegeHome Ministry has given its nod for a review of the list of people who enjoy th
Vadra may lose no-frisking privilege
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
Home Ministry has given its nod for a review of the list of people who enjoy the exemption. Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, is likely to be stripped of the privilege of not being frisked at airports as the Home Ministry... Read more
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asianage
Jet Airways plane, flying to Kochi, lands with 'insufficient fuel'Air fuel on reserve was only 270 kg as against mandatory requirement of 1,500 k
Jet Airways plane, flying to Kochi, lands with 'insufficient fuel'
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
Air fuel on reserve was only 270 kg as against mandatory requirement of 1,500 kg New Delhi: As many as 142 passengers and eight crew members of a Jet Airways flight from Doha to Kochi had a narrow escape after the plane landed at Trivandrum airport... Read more
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The Hindu
Air India pilots on 'go slow' protestA large number of Air India flights from across the country were delayed on Fri
Air India pilots on 'go slow' protest
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
A large number of Air India flights from across the country were delayed on Friday due to a 'go slow' protest by the airline's pilots. At least six departure flights were delayed from New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport after the cockpit... Read more
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Business Standard India
DGCA suspends two Jet Airways pilots for not following procedureThe Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended two Jet Airways
DGCA suspends two Jet Airways pilots for not following procedure
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended two Jet Airways pilots for carring insufficient fuel and not following standard practices while flying on the Doha-Kochi sector on August 18. The DGCA called it a “serious” incident and... Read more
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The Hindu
Flights of fancy: India's ghost airportsTwo-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 million terminal buildin
Flights of fancy: India's ghost airports
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 million terminal building, the airport in Jaisalmer, a small and remote desert city in India's western Rajasthan state, stands empty. Not a single passenger has passed through the gates of an... Read more
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New Kerala
New Air India chairman appointed The government on Thursday announced the appointment of Ashwani Lohani of the
New Air India chairman appointed
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
The government on Thursday announced the appointment of Ashwani Lohani of the "Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers" (IRSME) as the new managing director and chairman of Air India. The decision was taken... Read more
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The Hindu
Ashwani Lohani appointed new Air India chiefAshwani Lohani, Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers (IRSME) official
Ashwani Lohani appointed new Air India chief
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
Ashwani Lohani, Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers (IRSME) official, was appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of national carrier Air India Ltd, for three years. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has approved appointment... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
India splurged $50 million on eight 'ghost' terminalsDust covered seats are pictured inside the lounge of the Jaisalmer Airport in d
India splurged $50 million on eight 'ghost' terminals
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
Dust covered seats are pictured inside the lounge of the Jaisalmer Airport in desert state of Rajasthan on August 13, 2015. (Reuters photo) JAISALMER, India: Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 million terminal building, the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Ghost airports highlight risks as Modi spends to growAn exit gate of the Jaisalmer Airport is pictured in desert state of Rajasthan,
Ghost airports highlight risks as Modi spends to grow
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 16 days ago
An exit gate of the Jaisalmer Airport is pictured in desert state of Rajasthan, India, August 13, 2015. Signage is displayed inside the Jaisalmer Airport in desert state of Rajasthan, India, August 13, 2015. Dust covered seats are pictured inside... Read more
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Business Standard India
Decision to drop privatisation of airports was taken at PM's levelThe Union government on Wednesday confirmed that it has put on hold the decisio
Decision to drop privatisation of airports was taken at PM's level
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
The Union government on Wednesday confirmed that it has put on hold the decision to privatize four airports in the country and the decision was taken at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's level. "It has been decided that Jaipur and Ahmedabad airports be... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
India's ghost airports highlight risks as Modi spends to growJAISALMER, India: Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new US$17 mill
India's ghost airports highlight risks as Modi spends to grow
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
JAISALMER, India: Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new US$17 million terminal building, the airport in Jaisalmer, a small and remote desert city in India's western Rajasthan state, stands empty. Not a single passenger has passed... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
India's ghost airports highlight risks as Modi spends to growJAISALMER, India: Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new US$17 mill
India's ghost airports highlight risks as Modi spends to grow
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
JAISALMER, India: Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new US$17 million terminal building, the airport in Jaisalmer, a small and remote desert city in India's western Rajasthan state, stands empty. Not a single passenger has passed... Read more
10 related stories
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The Star
India's ghost airports highlight risks as Modi spends to growJAISALMER, India (Reuters) - Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new
India's ghost airports highlight risks as Modi spends to grow
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
JAISALMER, India (Reuters) - Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 million terminal building, the airport in Jaisalmer, a small and remote desert city in India's western Rajasthan state, stands empty. Not a single passenger has... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's ghost airports highlight why Modi's promise of 4 airports in Bihar may not be sound policyTwo-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 million terminal buildin
India's ghost airports highlight why Modi's promise of 4 airports in Bihar may not be sound policy
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 million terminal building, the airport in Jaisalmer, a small and remote desert city in Rajasthan, stands empty. Not a single passenger has passed through the gates of an airport big enough to... Read more
10 related stories
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Business Standard India
Ghost airports highlight risks as Modi spends to fuel growthTwo-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 million terminal buildin
Ghost airports highlight risks as Modi spends to fuel growth
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 million terminal building, the airport in Jaisalmer, a small and remote desert city in Rajasthan, stands empty. Not a single passenger has passed through the gates of an airport big enough to... Read more
10 related stories
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
India's ghost airports highlight risks as Modi spends to growJAISALMER, India - Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 milli
India's ghost airports highlight risks as Modi spends to grow
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 17 days ago
JAISALMER, India - Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 million terminal building, the airport in Jaisalmer, a small and remote desert city in India's western Rajasthan state, stands empty. Not a single passenger has passed through... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Tata Group ups stake in AirAsia India to 41% Published: 19 August 2015 9:27 AM AirAsia Bhd group chief executive officer
Tata Group ups stake in AirAsia India to 41%
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 17 days ago
Published: 19 August 2015 9:27 AM AirAsia Bhd group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes declined to speculate on whether Tata would continue upping its stake in AirAsia. – Reuters pic, August... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Air India woos back flyers with 25-kg limit for free check-in bagsAug. 12--If you're flying Air India's domestic routes, you can carry up to 25kg
Air India woos back flyers with 25-kg limit for free check-in bags
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 24 days ago
Aug. 12--If you're flying Air India's domestic routes, you can carry up to 25kg of check-in baggage at no extra cost -- this is 10kg more than the limit set by other airlines. Bucking the trend to charge fliers extra for checked-in luggage, the... Read more
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Business Standard India
US immigration pre-clearance in India a non-starter: MinistryPlans to set up US immigration pre-clearance at airports in India have been des
US immigration pre-clearance in India a non-starter: Ministry
Business Standard India / Posted 26 days ago
Plans to set up US immigration pre-clearance at airports in India have been designated to a "non starter category" by the civil aviation ministry. Air India had requested the civil aviation ministry to facilitate the setting up of US pre-clearance... Read more
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New Kerala
Rs.76 crore allocated for Sikkim greenfield airport The government has allocated Rs.76 crore since 2013 for the development of a
Rs.76 crore allocated for Sikkim greenfield airport
New Kerala / Posted 30 days ago
The government has allocated Rs.76 crore since 2013 for the development of a boundary wall of a greenfield airport at Pakyong in Sikkim, DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh said on Thursday. In a... Read more
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New Kerala
India's domestic air passenger traffic up 16 percent The international aviation body IATA on Thursday reported that India's domest
India's domestic air passenger traffic up 16 percent
New Kerala / Posted 30 days ago
The international aviation body IATA on Thursday reported that India's domestic passenger traffic increased by 16.3 percent in June 2015. According to the International Air Transport Association... Read more

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