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EU approves sharing air passenger data to fight terror

EU approves sharing air passenger data to fight terror

"This is a strong expression of Europe`s commitment to fight terrorism and organised crime together through enhanced cooperation and effective intelligence sharing," the commission said in a statement.

Air passenger held for smuggling gold in TN

An air passenger, who arrived here from Dubai, was today arrested for allegedly smuggling gold worth Rs 80 lakh.

Airline industry to invest in new IT initiatives: Survey

Almost the entire airline industry plans to invest over the next three years in new IT initiatives ranging from managing flight disruptions to introducing self-service technologies for passengers to meet such challenges, a global survey has shown.

Air passenger traffic up 20% in August

The passenger traffic grew by 7.25 percent in July and stood at 48.66 lakh, from 45.37 lakh passengers ferried during the corresponding month last year.

Air passenger traffic down two percent in June

Domestic air passenger traffic fell 1.84 percent in June, the civil aviation ministry said Friday.

Dubai plans to scan inbound air passenger lists

The Dubai government is set to launch a new system in cooperation with many airlines to prevent blacklisted persons from entering the emirate.

‘IGI witnesses increase in passenger revenue in 2010-11’

The study also establishes the significant linkage of the Civil Aviation sector with the rest of the economy.

Air passenger traffic in India up by 8.8%: IATA

International Air Transport Association (IATA) Wednesday said that passenger traffic in India grew by 8.8 percent year on year in January, with demand rising by nine percent over that of December 2011.

Rs.1.5 crore worth ketamine seized from air passenger

A Singapore-bound passenger was
arrested Thursday at the airport on the charge of attempting
to smuggle 14.5 kg of ketamine, valued at Rs 1.5 crore in
international market, to Thailand, police said.

`Probe `illegal confinement` of passengers onboard flight`

Air India cabin crew body AICCA, on Sunday demanded investigation by the DGCA into the `illegal confinement` of cabin crew and passengers by a group of passengers onboard Air India special flight 891-A from Mumbai.