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Air India to be formally inducted into Star Alliance today

Air India to be formally inducted into Star Alliance today

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 09:00

The ceremony at the IGI Airport would see Air India unveiling a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and an Airbus A-320.

FM plans Green, Blue and Protein revolutions for agro growth

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 19:12

Setting aside Rs 50 crore for development of indigenous cattle breeds, an equal amount was also set aside by him to start a “Blue Revolution” in inland fisheries.

11.4% hike for Civil Aviation Ministry in Budget

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:31

Government Thursday announced a new scheme to develop airports in metros and non-metro cities through public-private partnership to enhance air connectivity and hiked allocation for the Civil Aviation sector by over 11.4 percent to Rs 9,474 crore in the budget.

Cash balance of Indian airlines at dangerous levels: CAPA

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 17:21

Indian airlines are expected to post lesser losses in 2014-15 than last year but their cash balances are at "dangerous levels", being equivalent to less than three weeks' revenue, an aviation consultancy said Tuesday.

Indian aviation market tough but important: Air France-KLM

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:48

Competition from Gulf carriers has made the burgeoning Indian aviation market "tough" and Air France-KLM would have to upgrade its image to address this challenge, the airline's global CEO has said.

Decision on Air India's induction into Star Alliance Monday

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 20:00

If the membership is granted, it would end Air India's seven-year-long wait to access the alliance's global network of over 18,000 daily flights to 1,269 airports in 193 countries.

HC seeks Centre`s reply on Vishaka norms in foreign airline

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 16:00

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of the Centre, Delhi government and Srilankan Airlines on a plea by a Indian woman employee of the carrier for action against it over non-implementation of Vishaka guidelines on dealing with cases of sexual harassment at workplace.

Flights from Chandigarh to Dubai, Bangkok soon: Punjab govt

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 01:26

The Civil Aviation Ministry has given its nod to start of international flights from Chandigarh to Dubai and Bangkok soon, Punjab government said on Thursday said.

Air India sacks 47 cabin crew members on grounds of absenteeism

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 22:16

Taking a tough stance to ensure discipline, Air India has sacked 47 members of its cabin crew and issued show-cause notices to 20 more on grounds of absenteeism.

Airbus deal: CBI examines former Civil Aviation secretary

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 13:54

A former secretary in the Civil Aviation department has been examined by CBI as a witness in connection with alleged irregularities in the supply of 43 aircraft to the erstwhile Indian Airlines by Airbus.

Aviation minister cracks down on nepotism

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 19:01

Days after taking over the reins of the ministry, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju is learnt to have objected to the employment of relatives of several officials in the aviation sector and asked all departments to come out with details.

AirAsia – Can it deliver value for the aspirational Indian?

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 17:37

Tony Fernandes will see a long cherished dream come to reality with one of his birds, AirAsia, set to take to the skies from Bangalore for Goa at 3:10 pm on Thursday.