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Naresh Goyal, Jet Airways Chairman, flanked by James Hogan (right), President and CEO, Etihad Airways, and Cramer Ball, CEO-Designate, Jet Airways, at a press conference in the Capital on Wednesday. Photo: Ramesh Sharma
Naresh Goyal, Jet Airways Chairman, flanked by James Hogan (right), President and CEO, Etihad Airways, and Cramer Ball, CEO-Designate, Jet Airways, at a press conference in the Capital on Wednesday. Photo: Ramesh Sharma

Jet Air eyes non-stop flights to Europe, Australia, China

Airline will fly into profit zone 'in three years'
Jet Ai... »

‘Durgapur was the only urban centre without an airport’

Partha Ghosh
The region contributes 5 lakh passengers a year to Kolkata and Ranchi airports
Partha Ghosh was the prime mover behind the incorporation of Bengal Aerotropolis Proj... »

Indian lines can own foreign flag ships directly

Government to issue guidelines shortly
Indian shipping companies will soon be able to directly own and operate foreign flag vessels. »

Raju calls meeting on poor upkeep of Chennai airport

Taking a grim view of the upkeep of Chennai airport, Union Minister for Civil Aviation Ashok Gaj... »

‘Air India plane was not on same flight path as MH17’

An Air India plane was not on the same flight path as the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines aircraft o... »

Shubham Logistics plans to expand warehousing space

Agri-logistics firm Shree Shubham Logistics is expanding its warehousing footprint by adding about 3.5 lakh tonnes in capacity across six States, including Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Kerala and Andhra... »

Apex court refuses to release Sahara chief on bail

Sahara chief Subrata Roy. File Photo. The Apex court today refused to release Sahara chief Subrata Roy on bail or parole. However, the court has allowed Sahara to sell or mortgage its hotels in New York and London. ... »

Airlines, shipping firms urged to ban shark fin shipments

Shark fin soup may be an Asian delicacy but the international trade in shark fins is pushing several of the fish species to the brink, say environmental groups, as they urge airline companies to s... »

NHAI toll: ₹10-lakh penalty for refusing ₹5 change

No more short-changing Toll collection contractors on national highways may end up paying ₹10 lakh as penalty if they do not provide the requisite change of ₹5 and instead hand over namkeen, coffee or wafer packe... »

Canara Bank signs ₹1,170-cr loan pact for Kochi Metro

Canara Bank signed an agreement with the Kochi Metro Rail Ltd on Sunday for a loan of ₹1,170 crore to the ₹5,200-crore Kochi Metro project.This is the largest loan offered by Canara... »

Eastern Railway June earnings up 22% at Rs 687 cr

The Eastern Railway has achieved a near 22 per cent growth in earnings to Rs 687 crore in June this year, as compared to the same period last year. In June 2013, earnings stood at Rs 565 crore. Acc... »

Govt told to review Mumbai airport financing

The risks involved in the development of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International (CSI) Airport, Mumbai, were not “appropriately transferred” to the developer Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL)... »

Merkel calls for immediate ceasefire to enable probe

Caution governed the responses of European governments following the deaths of all 298 people aboard Malaysian Airlines MH17, after the plane was shot down in eastern Ukraine.German Chan... »

GIC likely to take a ₹35-cr hit

Ashok Kumar Roy, CMD, General
Insurance Corporation.

General Insurance Corporation, the country's sole domestic reinsurance company, is expecting a claim of ₹35 crore in Malaysia Airline whose plane carrying 298 passengers was shot down over east... »

Railways’ model concession pact for public-private projects draws flak

The Railways has framed the concession agreement on trial and error
basis resulting in deficiencies in project management, says CAG The Railway Ministry’s model concession agreement (MCA) for participative policies has been vetted by the Law Ministry, and is waiting the final nod of the Minister. The move comes even... »

MH17 crash: US calls for credible and unimpeded probe

Pre-dawn rocket attack: SpiceJet suspends Delhi-Kabul flights

Malaysia plane ‘shot down’ over Ukraine, 295 feared dead

Southern Railways extends escort up to Chengleput in EMUs

AAI wants to be ‘regulated agent’ for Chennai airport

Atlanta bags NHAI contract

Truckers in Maharashtra withdraw strike call

PIL against JNPT dismissed

FCI takes sea-river-road route to move rice

After taking the coastal route to move foodgrains from Kakinada to Kerala earlier this year, the Food Corporation of India is now trying out a new sea-river-road route to move rice from Visakhapat... »

Caution against carrying heavy loads near overhead electric lines

The Salem division of Southern Railways has cautioned the public and road users against carrying heavy loads in lorries or other carriers to a height of about 4.67 metres and above since the elect... »

Top priority for digital connectivity of all post offices, says Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad Proper digital connectivity of all post offices in the country is top priority for the Government, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told the Lok Sabha here on Monday. Replying to ques... »

Revised timings of Mangalore Central - Santragatchi weekly express

The days of service and timings of train no. 22852 Mangalore Central – Santragatchi weekly express have been revised, according to a press statement by the Palakkad division of Southern Railways.... »

Airlines urged to stop accepting shark fin shipments

Shark fin soup may be an Asian delicacy. But the international trade in shark fins is pushing several shark species to the brink, say environmental groups, as they urge airline companies to stop t... »

Kolkata Metro rail passenger earnings jump 62% in June

Metro Railway, Kolkata has reported a near 62 per cent increase in passenger earnings of over Rs 13 crore in June this year compared with Rs 8 crore (approx) it earned in the corresponding period... »

Mumbai airport cost surge wrongly passed on to passengers: CAG

The increase in the project cost of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, being developed by a consortium led by the GVK group, was wrongly passed on to passengers through the l... »

SpiceJet suspends Kabul flights on security fears

SpiceJet has suspended its operations between Delhi and Kabul following security concerns. The airline operates flights on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. SpiceJet’s decision comes a da... »

Maharashtra to invest ₹570 crore in road transport corporation

In an effort to revive the loss making, Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation, the State Government has decided to pump in Rs 570 crore on Friday. The State Cabinet would be soon expec... »
MH17 CRASH IMPACT

Airfares may shoot up after latest Malaysia Airlines tragedy

With aviation fuel being at an all time high due to the crisis in Iraq which is one of the largest producers of oil, the deviation from a well laid down flight path is likely to bruise the profitability of the global airline industry. The shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur on Thursday could affect the aviation industry adversely. The Ukraine-Russia border region where the... »

Air India, Jet Airways to avoid airspace over war-torn eastern Ukraine

298 people killed as Malaysia Airlines plane 'shot down' over Ukraine: Airline Official

Konkan Rly collects ₹3.52 lakh fine

Groupon India, Spice Safar to offer Rs 100 off on rail tickets

Jet Airways to launch flight to Ho Chi Minh city in Vietnam

AirAsia X inks deal to buy 50 Airbus planes

A Bridge on Brahmaputra 17 years in making


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