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Vistara Airlines launch held up due to flying permit delay

PTI

Tata-Singapore Airlines promoted full-service carrier Vistara will now be able to start operatio... »

5/20 policy clips wings of Indian carriers: Assocham

Ashwini Phadnis

The rule that requires Indian airlines to complete five years of domestic operations and have... »

Malé airport: GMR wants $803 m from Maldives

V Rishi Kumar

GMR Male International Airport Private Ltd (GMIPL) has filed a claim for $803 million (₹4,987 cr... »

Mumbai-Ahmedabad train project

Our Bureau

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed train project is expected to cost ₹70,000 crore, as per... »

Task force on L&T Hyderabad Metro to thrash out bottlenecks

Our Bureau

The special task force meeting chaired by Telangana Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma has decided to... »

Supply gap high in refrigerated vans, pack houses: NCCCD

Our Bureau

Looking at the growing demand for integrated cold chain, the National Centre for Cold Chain Development (NCCCD) has projected the need to create 30,000 pack houses and 60,000 refrigerated carriers... »

Domestic terminal at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport named afterNTR

Our Bureau

In a decision that could raise controversy, the Union Civil Aviation Ministry today issued an order naming the domestic terminal at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad... »

Sreedharan meets new Railway Minister, Board

E Sreedharan, former Delhi Metro chief

Our Bureau

E Sreedharan, former Delhi Metro chief and former Member-Engineering, Railway Board, met the new Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and other Railway Board Members on Tuesday. Sreedharan’s r... »

Bell helicopter ties up with India’s Dynamatic Technologies

PTI

Bell Helicopter and Textron Systems have signed a multi-million dollar global deal with India’s Dynamatic Technologies for supply of major airframe assemblies for Bell 407 GX helicopters. ... »

Call for easing port tariff norms

NN Kumar, Chairman of JN Port Trust

Our Bureau

Denmark sees vast scope for cooperation with the shipping sector here, but wants ports in India to ease tariff norms. Addressing an FICCI event on ports and shipping here, Freddy Svanne, Ambass... »

If we are cutting losses, it means someone is reducing profits and will not be happy: SpiceJet

Sanjiv Kapoor, Chief Operating Officer, SpiceJet Ltd, addressing a press conference ,in New Delhi ,on Tuesday. - Kamal Narang

Our Bureau

The Chief Operating Officer, SpiceJet, Sanjiv Kapoor is clearly bullish on the prospects of the airline. Days after the airline announced its Q2 result which saw it losses dip by 45 per... »

Venu Srinivasan appointed honorary commanding officer of Korean naval vessel

Venu Srinivasan, Chairman, TVS Motor Company

Our Bureau

TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan has been appointed as Honorary Commanding Officer of Korean Naval Vessel, ROKS Choi Young. A certificate of appointment sealed by the Comma... »

Only recapitalisation can help us fly back into the black: SpiceJet COO

Sanjiv Kapoor, SpiceJet COO

Ashwini Phadnis

SpiceJet will be able to return to the black 9-12 months after recapitalisation, Sanjiv Kapoor, the airline’s Chief Operating Officer, said on Tuesday. “Until we are able to recapitalise,... »

Lufthansa signs $1.25 bn outsourcing deal with IBM

Reuters

IBM has won an outsourcing contract from Germany's Lufthansa worth 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) that will see the U.S. company take over the airline's information technology infrastructure serv... »

Domestic airlines flew 59 lakh passengers in October

Our Bureau

Domestic airlines flew 59.25 lakh passengers in October, registering a growth of 18.31 per cent over the 50.08 lakh passengers flown during the same period last year.Data released by th... »

Indian ports see shipping fuel demand jump as much as 25%

SpiceJet loses 40 pilots; auditors doubt airline’s viability

Eastern Railway freight earnings up 20% in April-Oct

‘Smart signalling can help find a method to Mumbai’s traffic madness’ 

Children’s day offer from Air Costa

Freight traffic registers 4.79% growth in April-October

Railways opens ₹12,000-crore worth projects for private, foreign investment

Bird hits Ahmedabad-Mumbai GoAir flight

Shares of railway wagon makers in demand

PTI

Shares of railway wagon makers were in limelight on Friday, gaining as much as 20 per cent, amid reports that the Railway Board has decided to release their allocations that were withheld earlier. »

Centre gives nod for Chennai Monorail project

PTI

Union Urban Development Ministry has accorded ‘in-principle approval’ to the Tamil Nadu Government for taking up the Rs 3,267 crore Chennai Monorail project. Under the 20.68 km-long monor... »

Govt to allocate Rs 1,500 cr fund for shipbuilding

PTI

Government is in “advanced stages” to have a dedicated fund for shipbuilding industry to be handled by Exim Bank which will help the ailing sector with at least Rs 15,000 crore of funds, a top off... »

Economic slowdown delays Railways’ factory projects

Our Bureau

The Railway Ministry has announced many plans of setting up factories through joint ventures or public-private partnerships (PPPs) over the past few years. However, none of these has fructified... »

LOGISTICALLY SPEAKING

Freight services deserve priority, overhaul

NK Kurup

By roping in Sreedharan to recommend a transparent decision-making mechanism for Railways, Minister Suresh Prabhu has sent out a strong message that the days of those seeking comfort in the op... »

Qatar Airways launches 2-for-1 ticket offer

PTI

Gulf carrier Qatar Airways has rolled out a 2-for-1 ticket offer for Indian customers, under which travellers booking one business class ticket will receive a second business class ticket for free... »

Shipping lines start using Vallarpadam terminal as hub for Nava Sheva empty containers

Our Bureau

Shipping lines have started using Vallarpadam Terminal as a transhipment hub for Nava Sheva empty containers. A senior official in the port said that the lines regularly reposition empty... »

Steps to restructure Railways soon

Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha

PTI

Hinting at some hard decisions to be undertaken to restructure the ailing railways, government today said it has to be done for betterment of the state-run transporter. “Some tough steps... »

Punj Lloyd bags highway contract worth Rs 666 cr

Our Bureau

Punj Lloyd has secured an engineering, procurement and construction highway contract worth Rs 666 crore from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways for building a 90.58 km section of the Asia... »

Chennai port’s Gate 1 inaccessible to cargo vehicles due to Metro project work

TE Raja Simhan

Cargo vehicles will not be able to use the Chennai port’s Gate No 1 (opposite War Memorial) till March due to traffic restriction on the Poonamallee High Road for the Chennai Metro Rail pro... »

APSRTC launches e-ticket booking facility via mobile phones

Jet Airways starts direct flight from Goa to Abu Dhabi

SpiceJet trims Q2 net loss to 310 cr

Now, recharge your Delhi Metro smart card through SMS

Minister stresses on building international airport in NCR

GoAir may up AP, Chhattisgarh connectivity; awaits new aircraft

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