Integrated fuel facility at Mumbai Airport gets competition panel nod


Fair trade watchdog CCI has approved setting up of an integrated aviation fuel facility in Mu... »

South Central Railway observes Swacch Bharat Mission

Our Bureau

As part of the Swacch Bharat Mission launched by the Government, the Diesel Loco Shed, Moulali,... »

Cab rental cos pitching on e-wallet for speedy service

Priyanka Pani

Close on the heels of ecommerce retailers, online car rental companies are getti... »

Chennai Corporation adopts non-motorised transport policy

Our Bureau

The Chennai Corporation has decided to design all roads keeping in mind priority to publi... »

Should the Government be in shipping business?

NK Kurup

One of the items in the Shipping Ministry’s comprehensive action plan posted on its Website l... »

Importers say they’re hit as food products lie at ports


Non-compliance with labelling norms is holding up an estimated ₹20,000 crore worth of food products at ports and airports. And importers claim to be losing out on revenues this festive season. The... »

Lufthansa cancels 3 flights from India to Frankfurt

Our Bureau

Lufthansa has cancelled three flights from India to Frankfurt after its pilots called a strike at the airline's main hub today in a dispute over their early retirement scheme. The a... »

Plans to modernise Chennai, Kolkata airports stayed

Our Bureau

The modernisation of Chennai and Kolkata airports will be delayed as the two airports no longer figure on the Government’s list of airports to be modernised through the public-private partn... »

Dredging Corporation declares 30% dividend

Our Bureau

The Visakhapatnam-based public sector Dredging Corporation of India has declared dividend of 30 per cent on the paid-up capital of the company against 20 per cent last year, according to a press r... »

Lufthansa pilots to strike on long-haul flights on Tuesday


Pilots with Germany’s Lufthansa will stage a strike on long-haul flights tomorrow, their latest walkout in the ongoing dispute with management over early retirement provisions, their union said. <... »

Railways’ fees for direct ticket booking terminals higher, say travel agents

Mamuni Das

Travel agents want the Indian Railways to relax the financial terms of a scheme that allows them to set up ticket booking facilities with direct access to the seat reservation database.... »

Crowded skies no deterrent to the intrepid

Anand Kalyanaraman, BL Research Bureau

It is known to make millionaires out of billionaires. But daring entrepreneurs continue to flock to the Indian aviation sector and their airlines are making some headway albeit slowly. ... »

Air India renews insurance for $26.75 m at 15% premium


Despite hardening insurance market for airlines globally following some major tragedies this year, national carrier Air India has been able to renew its cover with just 15 per cent rise in premium... »

Now, access Wi-Fi Internet free at Chennai Central

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Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has inaugurated a pilot project of Wi-Fi Internet facility at Chennai Central railway station. The facility offers free wireless Internet access f... »

Now access WiFi internet at Chennai Central


Waiting to board a train or receive a relative at Chennai Central would no more be a dull experience, as the busiest railway terminus in South India is now offering free WiFi internet access to la... »

Plaza Premium Lounge opens Day Hotel at Kempegowda airport

Ashoka Buildcon gets sanction letter from NHAI for premium deferment

SCR’s e-initiative to book retiring rooms

Hong Kong’s Plaza Premium to invest ₹110 cr in India, open academy

AirAsia to operate flight from Mumbai

Balmer Lawrie to create cold chain infrastructure

Port workers plan nation-wide stir as Centre prepares corporatisation Bill

SpiceJet to focus on short-haul international routes

Only 3 projects are NPAs, says NHAI

Mamuni Das

Drowning out the noise about road projects being under stress, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has announced a proud achievement. Only three national highway projects have tur... »

Lufthansa's long-haul pilots start 15-hour strike

File photo of a German airline Lufthansa pilot, sporting a button reading


Pilots on Lufthansa’s long-haul fleet have started a 15-hour walkout at the airline’s main Frankfurt hub in a festering contract dispute. The Vereinigung Cockpit union called members out... »

AirAsia restarts Hyderabad-Kuala Lumpur route


No-frills carrier AirAsia today announced resumption of its flight services to Hyderabad from Kuala Lumpur and also offered a promotional all-inclusive fare of Rs 2,099 for a one-way journey.<... »

Football sized underwater robot to provide port security


An Indian-origin researcher at MIT has developed an oval-shaped submersible robot, smaller than a football, that can skim discreetly along a ship’s hull to seek hollow compartments concealing cont... »

Aviation Skill Council stresses on training, infra creation

Our Bureau

The first board meeting of Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (ASSC) has called for focusing on training and education infrastructure in aerospace sector.The meet was held u... »

Minister asks Chennai airport to ease congestion at domestic terminal

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Chennai airport will reposition some of the food and beverages stalls to provide more space in the security hold area in the domestic terminal, the Airport Director, HS Suresh said on Sunday.»

Air France pilots decide to end strike


Air France pilots have decided to end to a two-week strike that crippled the French airline, a union official told Reuters on Sunday. Air France had been locked in a dispute with pilots o... »

Dasara dolls on display at Bangalore airport

Our Bureau

To soak in the spirit of Dasara festivities, Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) employees have installed heritage Dasara gombe (dolls) at the Terminal Kerbside. The employe... »

Railways to launch cleanliness drive from Oct 2, selects 50 stations

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If you are taking a train on October 2 (Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday and a national holiday), don’t be surprised if you see your local Parliamentarian wielding a broom, sowing a plant or engaged... »

DHL to hike prices by about 10% in India from January


Leading logistics services provider DHL Express today said it will increase prices by an average of 9.9 per cent for Indian customers from 2015 to counter impact of inflation and rupee depreciatio... »

SE Railway to run special trains for festive season

Port workers on warpathover corporatisation plan

Konkan Rly earns ₹65 cr from RO-RO service

No more a flight risk

Airbus begins maiden flight of hot-selling A320neo

SpiceJet announces 50% discount on base fares

Goa govt finalises RFQ for Mopa airport

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