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Slot Allocation Achieves Unprecedented Choice and Competition in Europe  

Slot Allocation Achieves Unprecedented Choice and Competition in Europe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) provided evidence that the current system for allocating capacity at Europe’s airports is benefiting consumers with greater choice and expan......
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Climate-friendly initiatives and actions essential for tourism, says UNWTO  

Climate-friendly initiatives and actions essential for tourism, says UNWTO

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, called for the tourism sector to take more action to combat climate change and biodiversity loss during the 30......
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Hong Kong's first Airbus A350-1000 comes home  

Hong Kong's first Airbus A350-1000 comes home

Cathay Pacific welcomed the newest member to its fleet as the first of its 20 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft prepares to fly from Toulouse, France to the airline’s home of Hong Kong today on a ble......
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Austrian Airlines : Strong Increase in Passenger Volume of 7.3 Percent in May Compared to the Previous Year   

Austrian Airlines : Strong Increase in Passenger Volume of 7.3 Percent in May Compared to the Previous Year

Austrian Airlines significantly increased its passenger volume for the month of May 2018: Austria’s red-white-red carrier transported almost 1.3 million passengers, corresponding to a rise of......
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Lufthansa LEOS puts second eTug into operation at Frankfurt Airport  

Lufthansa LEOS puts second eTug into operation at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa LEOS, the ground handling services expert at Germany's major airports, has been using the world's first eTug at Frankfurt Airport since 2016. The subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik h......
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Emirates to launch A380 services to Osaka, Japan  

Emirates to launch A380 services to Osaka, Japan

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, will introduce regular scheduled commercial Airbus A380 services to Osaka (KIX) in Japan on 28 October 2018*. The deployment of the double......
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Akbar Al Baker New IATA Board Chairman  

Akbar Al Baker New IATA Board Chairman

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Akbar Al Baker, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governo......
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Airlines Urge Caution on Airport Privatization. . .  

Airlines Urge Caution on Airport Privatization. . .

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 74th Annual General Meeting (AGM) urged governments to take a cautious approach when considering airport privatization. In a unanimously passed re......
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Norwegian Bliss makes history as the largest ship Christened in Seattle  

Norwegian Bliss makes history as the largest ship Christened in Seattle

Following a month and a half long show-stopping tour that began in Bremerhaven, Germany and continued around the United States and included previews in New York, Miami and Los Angeles, Norwegian Cr......
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Amadeus launches its Airport Common Use Service (ACUS) for India  

Amadeus launches its Airport Common Use Service (ACUS) for India

Amadeus introduced the ‘Airport Common Use Service’ (ACUS) to key stakeholders in the Indian aviation industry at India’s first Common Use Roundtable, an event hosted by Amadeus a......
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Shri Suresh Prabhu reviews Skill Development in Aviation Sector and the progress being made on developing National Air Cargo Policy  

Shri Suresh Prabhu reviews Skill Development in Aviation Sector and the progress being made on developing National Air Cargo Policy

Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Civil Aviation reviewed the status of Skill Development in Aviation Sector and the progress being made on developing National Air Cargo Policy, here today. He directed t......
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Significant Upward Trend for Passenger Volume in April of 5.5% Compared to the Previous Year  : Austrian Airlines  

Significant Upward Trend for Passenger Volume in April of 5.5% Compared to the Previous Year : Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines significantly increased its passenger volume for the month of April 2018: Austria’s red-white-red carrier transported almost 1.2 million passengers, corresponding to a rise ......
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Committed to augmentation of Airport capacity through NABH (Nextgen Airports For Bharat) Nirman initiative : Suresh Prabhu  

Committed to augmentation of Airport capacity through NABH (Nextgen Airports For Bharat) Nirman initiative : Suresh Prabhu

Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Civil Aviation said that the government is committed to the building of airport capacity as part of NABH (NextGen Airports for BHarat) Nirman initiative. He said th......
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New Boeing 777 of Austrian Airlines to Land in Vienna for the First Time as Part of an Interception Training  

New Boeing 777 of Austrian Airlines to Land in Vienna for the First Time as Part of an Interception Training

he big event is approaching just one day from now: Austrian Airlines is going to welcome its new Boeing 777 at its home airport in Vienna. The long-haul aircraft with the registration OE-LPF was mo......
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Biggest Airport, after Mumbai, to be developed in Mopa, Goa  

Biggest Airport, after Mumbai, to be developed in Mopa, Goa

A joint team of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Commerce Logistics Department will visit Goa on 7th-8thMay 2018 to facilitate the development of cargo hubs at the new airport to be constr......
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Passenger Demand Accelerates in March, Load Factor Sets Another Record  

Passenger Demand Accelerates in March, Load Factor Sets Another Record

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2018 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 9.5%, compa......
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Sindhudurg Airport will be a boost for Aviation Sector in Maharashtra  

Sindhudurg Airport will be a boost for Aviation Sector in Maharashtra

Maharashtra will get a new airport at ParuleChipi in Sindhudurg district in 2018. Work on the project is expected to be completed in June this year, before the onset of monsoon and the Ganesh Festi......
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Oman gets a stylish new gateway ‘The Muscat International Airport’  

Oman gets a stylish new gateway ‘The Muscat International Airport’

The first phase of Oman’s brand new Muscat International Airport is currently operational and has increased passenger capacity to 20 million- up from the previous 12 million passengers record......
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Austrian Airlines Reports Earnings Decline in the Winter Quarter  

Austrian Airlines Reports Earnings Decline in the Winter Quarter

Austrian Airlines, Austria’s flag carrier, reported adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (Adjusted EBIT) of minus EUR 67 million in the weak winter quarter of January-March 2018 (Q1 20......
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Brussels Airlines extends The Loft at Brussels Airport  

Brussels Airlines extends The Loft at Brussels Airport

Following the great success of The Loft and the company's rising passenger numbers, Brussels Airlines increases the capacity of its Brussels Airport lounge and further improves the comfort for ......
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Dalmia Bharat Limited, Ministry of Tourism and Archaeological Survey of India sign MoU to take up the Red Fort, Delhi and Gandikota Fort, Kadapa  

Dalmia Bharat Limited, Ministry of Tourism and Archaeological Survey of India sign MoU to take up the Red Fort, Delhi and Gandikota Fort, Kadapa

Dalmia Bharat Limited today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Tourism for adoption of Red Fort monument under the “Adopt a Heritage” project. With an estimate ......
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Cathay Pacific Group Releases Combined Traffic Figures For March 2018  

Cathay Pacific Group Releases Combined Traffic Figures For March 2018

Cathay Pacific Group today released combined Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon traffic figures for March 2018 that show an increase in both the number of passengers carried and cargo and mail uplift......
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UNWTO joins Tourism Ministers in calling upon G20 Leaders to prioritize tourism   

UNWTO joins Tourism Ministers in calling upon G20 Leaders to prioritize tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) joined the Ministers of Tourism of the G20 economies meeting in Buenos Aires in calling upon the G20 leaders to consider including tourism in their Agenda for......
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Austrian Airlines Carried More Passengers in the first quarter of 2018  

Austrian Airlines Carried More Passengers in the first quarter of 2018

Austrian Airlines carried almost 2.5 million passengers in the first quarter of 2018, comprising a rise of 13.3 percent in a year-on-year comparison. This increase is mainly due to the airline&rsqu......
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Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik to reopen on 15th April  

Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik to reopen on 15th April

The five-star Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik is to re-open its doors on the April 15th after a major renovation, with new interiors and with  increased capacity of accommodation to 149.  ......
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Ministry of Railways Sanctions Quadrupling Works in Bengaluru Area for enhancement of Suburban and other Railway Traffic to ease congestion  

Ministry of Railways Sanctions Quadrupling Works in Bengaluru Area for enhancement of Suburban and other Railway Traffic to ease congestion

Keeping in view the requirements of augmenting line capacity, specially to meet the requirements of suburban traffic, Ministry of Railways has sanctioned the Quadrupling Project, with a provision o......
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2017, an important year for Brussels Airlines with significant strategic investments and transformation initiatives  

2017, an important year for Brussels Airlines with significant strategic investments and transformation initiatives

In 2017, despite a challenging market environment, Brussels Airlines continued on its growth path of the last years, booking a positive result for the 3rd consecutive year. Brussels Airlines’......
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ITB Berlin 2018 : Business is booming in the global travel industry  

ITB Berlin 2018 : Business is booming in the global travel industry

With a five per cent increase in business volume at ITB Berlin 2018 compared to last year, and excellent business being forecast for the coming months, the international travel industry is well on ......
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Annual results 2017: Austrian Airlines Improves Results Once Again  

Annual results 2017: Austrian Airlines Improves Results Once Again

Business results in detail   Total operating revenues rose eight percent to EUR 2,466 million (see chart on the last page). The main reason for this developmen......
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Tour Guide and Heritage Tour Guide courses for training and certification of guides introduced  by M/o Tourism: Tourism Minister  

Tour Guide and Heritage Tour Guide courses for training and certification of guides introduced by M/o Tourism: Tourism Minister

Tourism is an important source of employment & foreign exchange earnings in India. It has great capacity to create large scale employment of diverse kind – from the most specialized to th......
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January Passenger Demand Growth Slows on Temporary Factors  

January Passenger Demand Growth Slows on Temporary Factors

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2018 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 4.6% compared to January 2......
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Traffic results for February 2018: More Passengers flew with Austrian Airlines  

Traffic results for February 2018: More Passengers flew with Austrian Airlines

Following the positive start to the New Year (plus 10.5 percent in January 2018), Austrian Airlines increased its passenger volume for the month of February 2018 as well: Austria’s flag carri......
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NewGen ISS Goes Live in Norway  

NewGen ISS Goes Live in Norway

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Norway became the first market to implement the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS).  NewGen ISS wa......
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AccorHotels opens Novotel in South Goa  

AccorHotels opens Novotel in South Goa

AccorHotels launched its latest Novotel, in partnership with the Alcon Victor Group and its fourth property in the Goa market. AccorHotels has rebranded the Dona Sylvia Resort to Novotel Goa ......
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2017 Marked by Strong Passenger Demand, Record Load Factor  

2017 Marked by Strong Passenger Demand, Record Load Factor

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2017 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) for the year ended 31 December rose......
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Traffic results for January 2018: Austrian Airlines Starts the New Year with Strong Passenger Volume  

Traffic results for January 2018: Austrian Airlines Starts the New Year with Strong Passenger Volume

Austrian Airlines carried more than 730,000 passengers in January 2018, comprising a rise of 10.5 percent from the prior-year month. This increase is mainly due to the airline’s expanded flig......
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SpiceJet records 32% increase in profit in Q3 2017  

SpiceJet records 32% increase in profit in Q3 2017

SpiceJet reported a profit of INR 239.99 crore for Q3 2017 ended December 31, 2017 as against INR 181.14 crore in the same quarter last year, making it the 12th successive profitable quarter ......
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New Railways in New India Budget  

New Railways in New India Budget

New India Budget to transform Railways into a modern, safe, green, affordable and comfortable mode of transport Drastically scaling up investments by almost three times to Rs 1,48,528 cr. in 2018......
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Finance Minister proposes to develop 10 tourist destinations into model destinations  

Finance Minister proposes to develop 10 tourist destinations into model destinations

Presenting the annual budget for 2018-19, Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Government of India has proposed to convert 10 identified and prominent tourist destinations into iconic and model......
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SpiceJet too small to bid for Air India: Ajay Singh  

SpiceJet too small to bid for Air India: Ajay Singh

Speaking at a knowledge session during the CAPA India Aviation Summit 2018, Ajay Singh, CMD, SpiceJet stated that SpiceJet is too small as a carrier to bid for buying stakes of Air India. Singh s......
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Exponential Growth in Regional Air Connectivity with an Impetus to Stimulate Helicopters and Small Fixed Wing Aircraft Operations  

Exponential Growth in Regional Air Connectivity with an Impetus to Stimulate Helicopters and Small Fixed Wing Aircraft Operations

Sh Ashok Gajapati Raju, Minister of Civil Aviation has informed that key revisions in Scheme under 2nd Round of RCS-UDAN covering Priority areas, operational flexibili......
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Japan Airlines Group announces flight frequency and fleet plans for FY2018  

Japan Airlines Group announces flight frequency and fleet plans for FY2018

JAL Group (JAL) announced its flight frequency and fleet plans on both international and domestic routes during FY2018 (ending March 31, 2019). In December 2017, JAL announced double daily se......
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2017 a successful year of collaboration with Dubai Aviation entities for Bayanat Engineering  

2017 a successful year of collaboration with Dubai Aviation entities for Bayanat Engineering

To meet Dubai Aviation's growing demand for efficient and reliable solutions, Bayanat Engineering sharpened its solutions spectrum with partnered technology providers. The 2017 achievements ill......
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Railway Ministry To Hold Mega Conclave With Leaders Of Construction Industry To Ensure Expeditious Implementation Of Ambitious Railway Infrastructure Development Projects  

Railway Ministry To Hold Mega Conclave With Leaders Of Construction Industry To Ensure Expeditious Implementation Of Ambitious Railway Infrastructure Development Projects

In a major initiative to ensure expeditious implementation of ambitious Railway Infrastructure Development Plans, Ministry of Railways is organizing a “Mega......
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Airline operators look to increase number of flights to Patna in March  

Airline operators look to increase number of flights to Patna in March

Grappling with space constraint to cater to 26 departures, the Jayprakash Narayan International (JPNI) Airport will almost double the number of flights, which operate Patna. It is likely to host ......
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National Rail Transport Seminar on the theme Railways for Sustainable Development held in New Delhi.  

National Rail Transport Seminar on the theme Railways for Sustainable Development held in New Delhi.

The Centre for Transportation Research and Management (CTRAM), is an autonomous body of Transport Professionals in the country organized a National Rail Transport Seminar with the theme &ldqu......
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Austrian Airlines Looking to Hire 600 New Employees  

Austrian Airlines Looking to Hire 600 New Employees

Austrian Airlines can look back at a successful year in 2017. Close to 12.9 million passengers flew with Austria’s red-white-red national carrier last year, comprising a rise of 12.8 percent ......
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Traffic Results for the Entire Year 2017: Record Year with 12.8 Percent Growth in Passenger Volume  

Traffic Results for the Entire Year 2017: Record Year with 12.8 Percent Growth in Passenger Volume

Austrian Airlines carried approx. 12.9 million passengers in the period January to December 2017. This comprises a year-on-year increase of 12.8 percent or 1.5 million passengers. This rise can be ......
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Mission Raftar of Indian Railways  

Mission Raftar of Indian Railways

With a view to increasing speed of trains in Indian Railways, ‘Mission Raftaar’ was announced in the Railway Budget 2016-17.  The mission envisages a target of doubling......
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Goa airport gets green nod for INR 183 cr expansion project  

Goa airport gets green nod for INR 183 cr expansion project

According to a PTI report, Goa's Dabolim airport has been given the green nod for construction of a parallel taxi track and other associated facilities at a cost of INR 183.35 crore, accordin......
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Year End Review 2017:Ministry of Tourism  

Year End Review 2017:Ministry of Tourism

Ministry of Tourism is the nodal agency to formulate national policies and programmes for the development and promotion of tourism. In the process, the Ministry consults and collaborates with other......
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Botswana hosts the International Symposium and Annual Conference of the 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme  

Botswana hosts the International Symposium and Annual Conference of the 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme

Kasane, capital of Chobe District in Botswana, hosted tourism stakeholders to exchange experiences and knowledge of innovative approaches to enhance tourism and conservation planning, financing......
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Indian Railways holds special conclave on “Sampark, Samanvay, Samvad” to discuss and deliberate “Vision for New Railway  

Indian Railways holds special conclave on “Sampark, Samanvay, Samvad” to discuss and deliberate “Vision for New Railway

The Ministry of Railways conducted a brainstorming conclave titled “Sampark, Samanvay, Samvad” to discuss and deliberate “Vision for New Railway – New India 2022”. The......
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2nd UNWTO UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture  

2nd UNWTO UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture

Over 800 participants from 70 countries gathered in Muscat, capital city of the Sultanate of Oman on 11-12 December 2017 for the Conference, an official event in the calendar of the Internation......
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UNWTO promotes the role of media as advocates of wildlife tourism  

UNWTO promotes the role of media as advocates of wildlife tourism

Nearly 30 journalists have convened in Kasane, Botswana to debate the role of the media in advocating sustainable tourism and wildlife conservation as its major asset. The event is part of the ......
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GoAir post 36% increase in net profit in 2016 2017  

GoAir post 36% increase in net profit in 2016 2017

As per the Business Standard report, GoAir posted a 36% increase in net profit in 2016-17 at INR 205.25 crore against INR 150.24 crore in the previous year. GoAir’s growth has been mode......
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African tourism leaders debate the role of the sector as a tool for inclusive growth and community engagement  

African tourism leaders debate the role of the sector as a tool for inclusive growth and community engagement

The potential of Tourism in poverty alleviation and to induce transformative change has been addressed in Lusaka, capital city of Zambia, in the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Conference on......
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Mumbai airport runway exceeds declared capacity, handles 50 flights/hr twice  

Mumbai airport runway exceeds declared capacity, handles 50 flights/hr twice

As per the TOI report, Mumbai airport’s runway may have a declared capacity to handle 46 takeoffs and departure in an hour, but twice on Friday—once in the morning and once in the......
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Wizz Air to base four new A320s at London Luton airport  

Wizz Air to base four new A320s at London Luton airport

Wizz Air has announced an expansion at its Luton base, with the addition of four Airbus A320 aircraft to its fleet by June 2018. The allocation of four more Airbus A320 aircraft, each equip......
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IATA Urges Swift GASeP Implementation  

IATA Urges Swift GASeP Implementation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the swift implementation by states of the first Global Aviation Security Plan (GASeP) which was established this week by the Council of the ......
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Shri K.J. Alphons requests all Chief Ministers to put in place a Protocol so that in Future tragic incidents of boat mishap do not take place  

Shri K.J. Alphons requests all Chief Ministers to put in place a Protocol so that in Future tragic incidents of boat mishap do not take place

Shri K. J. Alphons, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Tourism expressed deep concern at the tragic death of 21 tourists in a boat mishap in the Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh. He ha......
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Shri K.J. Alphons expresses deep concern at tragic death of 21 tourists in a boat mishap in Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh  

Shri K.J. Alphons expresses deep concern at tragic death of 21 tourists in a boat mishap in Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh

Tourism Minister requests all Chief Ministers to put in place a protocol so that in future Such incidents do not take place  Shri K. J. Alphons, Minister of Stat......
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South African Tourism appoints Hanneli Slabber as Regional General Manager Asia, Australasia and Middle East  

South African Tourism appoints Hanneli Slabber as Regional General Manager Asia, Australasia and Middle East

South African Tourism is pleased to announce Hanneli Slabber’s appointment to the new position which is intended to bring better synergies to South African Tourism’s operations in the r......
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Minor Hotels to Open Three New Build Hotels in Qatar In Spring 2018 Under Tivoli and Oaks Brands  

Minor Hotels to Open Three New Build Hotels in Qatar In Spring 2018 Under Tivoli and Oaks Brands

Minor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 157 hotels and resorts in 24 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the ......
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Upward Trend for Passenger Volume in October 2017, Compared to the Previous Year  

Upward Trend for Passenger Volume in October 2017, Compared to the Previous Year

  Increase of passenger load factor by 1.2 percentage points in October January-October 2017: 13.3 percent increase in passenger......
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September Passenger Demand shows slowing growth of 5.7%: IATA  

September Passenger Demand shows slowing growth of 5.7%: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for September, 2017, showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose......
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UNWTO expresses confidence on tourism in Madagascar  

UNWTO expresses confidence on tourism in Madagascar

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai has visited Madagascar to express the Organization’s full support to the......
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Financial result as at September 30, 2017, Q3 Austrian Airlines increases result significantly  

Financial result as at September 30, 2017, Q3 Austrian Airlines increases result significantly

Financial result as at September 30, 2017 Q3: Austrian Airlines increases result significantly ·         ......
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CELEBRITY CRUISES COMES TO INDIA  

CELEBRITY CRUISES COMES TO INDIA

TIRUN Travel Marketing, the pioneer of cruise tourism in the country and the exclusive India representative of Celebrity Cruisesis excited to announce cruise sailings from and to Mumbai this winter......
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GoAir to relocate its entire operations to Terminal 2  

GoAir to relocate its entire operations to Terminal 2

Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), announced that the revamped Terminal 2 of Indira Gandhi International Airport will be operational on 29th October 2017. ......
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Upward Trend for Passenger Volume of 13.9 Percent Compared to the Previous Year  

Upward Trend for Passenger Volume of 13.9 Percent Compared to the Previous Year

Austrian Airlines carried a total of more than 9.8 million passengers in the first three quarters of 2017, comprising a rise of 13.9 percent. The flight offering in available seat kilometers (ASK) ......
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PANSA and IATA to Work Together to Develop a National Airspace Strategy for Poland  

PANSA and IATA to Work Together to Develop a National Airspace Strategy for Poland

PANSA (the Polish Air Navigation Service Provider) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have agreed to work together with other aviation stakeholders to develop a National Airspac......
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ROSEATE HOTELS and RESORTS DEBUTS KHEER  

ROSEATE HOTELS and RESORTS DEBUTS KHEER

  Synonymous to finesse and urban elegance, Roseate Hotels & Resorts announces the launch......
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President presents ‘NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS, 2015-16’ to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry on ‘World Tourism Day’  

President presents ‘NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS, 2015-16’ to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry on ‘World Tourism Day’

The President of India Shri Ram NathKovind presented the “National Tourism Awards, 2015-16” to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry at a function organised b......
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Austrian Airlines Signs Wet Lease Agreement with Adria Airways  

Austrian Airlines Signs Wet Lease Agreement with Adria Airways

Austrian Airlines will start a wet lease agreement with its Star partner Adria Airways. The aim of the agreement is to have reserve aircraft available to enable greater flexibility in flight planni......
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Odisha Tourism partners with FICCI to hold first ever Travel Bazaar  

Odisha Tourism partners with FICCI to hold first ever Travel Bazaar

Odisha Tourism has partnered with the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) to hold the first Travel Bazaar to showcase and promote the state as a travel destination both ......
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Tourism leaders back PATA Global Insights Conference in Auckland  

Tourism leaders back PATA Global Insights Conference in Auckland

The highly-acclaimed PATA Global Insights Conference (PGIC) returns to Auckland, New Zealand on September 29, 2017. With the support of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and......
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Minister of Railways Inaugurates/ Dedicates Various Initiatives pertaining to State of Tamil Nadu/ Kerala  

Minister of Railways Inaugurates/ Dedicates Various Initiatives pertaining to State of Tamil Nadu/ Kerala

Indian Railways is heralding in a new era vying for a turnaround in the system. To cater to the diverse rail needs of the burgeoning populace, an array of modern facilities and services are being i......
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Upgraded Passenger Terminal Building of Jammu Airport Inaugurated  

Upgraded Passenger Terminal Building of Jammu Airport Inaugurated

The upgraded passenger terminal building of Jammu Airport was inaugurated by Shri P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Union Minister for Civil Aviation and Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister of Jammu & Ka......
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Upward Trend for Passenger Volume in July: +14.8% Compared to the Previous Year  

Upward Trend for Passenger Volume in July: +14.8% Compared to the Previous Year

Austrian Airlines further increased its passenger volume in the month of July 2017: Austria’s red-white-red carrier transported close to 1.4 million passengers, corresponding to a rise of 14.......
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 Air Cargo Posts Strongest First Half-Year Growth Since 2010  

Air Cargo Posts Strongest First Half-Year Growth Since 2010

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew by 10.4% in the first-half of ......
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High Capacity Parcel Vans in Indian Railways  

High Capacity Parcel Vans in Indian Railways

To meet the demand of full vehicle load perishable traffic, Indian Railways has developed High Capacity Parcel Vans (VPs) with a capacity of 23 Tonnes which are attached to passenger carrying train......
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"Embraer fleet complete – #17 OE-LWN took off on maiden flight"

On the weekend, the seventeenth Embraer Jet bearing the registration number OE-LWN took off on its initial flight OS 683 from Vienna to Zagreb. Thus, the Embraer fleet is complete, which is gradual......
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Strong demand growth continues in June : IATA  

Strong demand growth continues in June : IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for June showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 7.8% compare......
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Building and enhancing digital capacity at the third DATA event in Japan  

Building and enhancing digital capacity at the third DATA event in Japan

Over 50 tourism marketing representatives from across the Asia Pacific region came together for three days in Mie, Japan to enhance their digital marketing skills through an adventure filled journe......
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Austrian Airlines Increases Earnings and Raises Forecast for 2017  

Austrian Airlines Increases Earnings and Raises Forecast for 2017

Austrian Airlines generated considerably higher earnings than expected in the first half of 2017. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) totaled EUR 8 million, comprising a year-on-year rise of ......
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Air New Zealand to nearly double capacity to Bali  

Air New Zealand to nearly double capacity to Bali

The airline currently operates two services per week from Auckland to Denpasar International Airport between the end of May and mid-October, increasing to three services per week during peak times.......
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Discovering unique identities at PATAcademy - HCD  

Discovering unique identities at PATAcademy - HCD

Travel and tourism industry professionals have been learning the secrets of effective public speaking at a three-day Human Capacity Development workshop organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Associa......
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Jet Airways expands connectivity between emerging Indian cities  

Jet Airways expands connectivity between emerging Indian cities

In a major move, Jet Airways, India’s full service, premiere international airline today announced the expansion of its domestic network during this monsoon by introducing 14 new direct, non-......
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IATA appoints Edenred and MSTS to implement IATA EasyPay  

IATA appoints Edenred and MSTS to implement IATA EasyPay

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced key milestones toward implementing the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS). Edenred and Multiservice Technology Solut......
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UNWTO.Themis Foundation trains 15 countries on crisis communications  

UNWTO.Themis Foundation trains 15 countries on crisis communications

Representatives from 15 Member States of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) took part in a three-day training course on crisis communications at the headquarters of the UNWTO.Themis Foundation ......
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Austrian Airlines Celebrates Two Million Embraer Passengers  

Austrian Airlines Celebrates Two Million Embraer Passengers

Austrian Airlines integrated the first Embraer jet in its fleet in January 2016. In the meantime, 16 aircraft of this type are being deployed on European short- and medium-haul routes to more than ......
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PATA shares the secrets of storytelling with Maldives travel industry professionals  

PATA shares the secrets of storytelling with Maldives travel industry professionals

Travel industry professionals in the Maldives are now better placed to promote effectively this idyllic destination, thanks to the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).   The......
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Tourism key to foster trade in Least Developed Countries  

Tourism key to foster trade in Least Developed Countries

Tourism can make a strong contribution to the economies of Least Developed Countries where the sector is a major exporter concludes the report ‘Tourism for Sustainable Development in Least De......
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South African Tourism targets Delhi’s Ultra HNHs through travel agent training programme  

South African Tourism targets Delhi’s Ultra HNHs through travel agent training programme

South African Tourism concluded the 7th edition of its annual travel trade training sessions in Delhi.  Aimed at equipping travel agents with the best tips to sell the destination, ‘Lear......
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Traffic Results for the first half of 2017: Additional 690,000 Passengers flew with Austrian Airlines  

Traffic Results for the first half of 2017: Additional 690,000 Passengers flew with Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines carried almost 5.8 million passengers in the period January to June 2017, comprising an increase of around 690,000 passengers or 13.5 percent in a year-on-year comparison. This gr......
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Austrian Airlines to Launch Flight Service to Cape Town and Tokyo  

Austrian Airlines to Launch Flight Service to Cape Town and Tokyo

Austrian Airlines will include two new long-haul destinations in its portfolio starting in 2018. As of May 15, 2018, it will offer up to five weekly flights to Tokyo, and also fly to Cape Town twic......
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Air Canada connects Mumbai with daily direct service to Toronto  

Air Canada connects Mumbai with daily direct service to Toronto

Air Canada has started operating four times a week direct flight between Toronto and Mumbai. This marks the beginning of the only non-stop service connecting the two cities. The new flight complime......
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Air Canada Rouge celebrates its Fourth Birthday Anniversary  

Air Canada Rouge celebrates its Fourth Birthday Anniversary

Air Canada Rouge has celebrated its birthday, marking four years of providing customers memorable beginnings and endings to their journeys. From its first flight on Canada Day 2013, Air Canada'......
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Royal Orchid Hotels adds 1 more hotels to its Portfolio  

Royal Orchid Hotels adds 1 more hotels to its Portfolio

Royal Orchid Hotels announces the opening of 1 more hotel under its brand “Regenta” in Deharadun, Uttarakhand slated to open on 25th June, expanding to 44th hotels.

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Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for May 2017  

Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for May 2017

Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon traffic figures for May 2017 that show a slight decrease in the number of passengers carried and an increase in cargo......
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Emirates Airline Foundation to support building of new facility for Safe Centre for Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome  

Emirates Airline Foundation to support building of new facility for Safe Centre for Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

The Emirates Airline Foundation announced today its support to fund the construction of a new building for Safe Centre for Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. The new state-of-the-art 20,000 squa......
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Austrian Airlines increased its passenger volume in May 2017 compared to previous year  

Austrian Airlines increased its passenger volume in May 2017 compared to previous year

Austrian Airlines further increased its passenger volume in the month of May 2017: Austria’s red-white-red carrier transported close to 1.2 million passengers, corresponding to a rise of 15.1......
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TUI - Etihad joint venture negotiations terminated  

TUI - Etihad joint venture negotiations terminated

TUI Group and Etihad Aviation Group will not continue their negotiations about the planned joint venture between the German aviation subsidiary TUI fly and Niki. The goal of the talks between the t......
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SpiceJet Clocks 2nd Successive Profitable Year and 9th Consecutive Profitable Quarter  

SpiceJet Clocks 2nd Successive Profitable Year and 9th Consecutive Profitable Quarter

SpiceJet reported a quarterly profit of INR 41.6 crore for the three months ended March 31st, 2017, making it the ninth successive profitable quarter for the airline. Net profit for FY 2017 stood a......
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HRANI awarded as Safe and Nutritious Food Ambassador  

HRANI awarded as Safe and Nutritious Food Ambassador

Hotel and Restaurant Association of Northern India has been awarded as Safe & Nutritious Food Ambassador (Early adopters) by FSSAI. The award ceremony was held during the FSSAI National Summit ......
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Weekly freighter service will provide increased capacity to and from the United Kingdom  

Weekly freighter service will provide increased capacity to and from the United Kingdom

A Qatar Airways Cargo Airbus A330 freighter touched down at London’s Heathrow Airport yesterday, marking the start of freighter services to the carrier’s second airport in London. ......
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Jet Airways introduces it's signature First Class suites on the Delhi - Singapore route  

Jet Airways introduces it's signature First Class suites on the Delhi - Singapore route

Jet Airways, India’s premiere international airline, has introduced its First Class services on daily flights between Delhi and Singapore, with the deployment of its flagship Boeing 777 jetli......
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NSDC signs MoU with BIRD ACADEMY for skilling of unemployed youth in the aviation and aerospace sector  

NSDC signs MoU with BIRD ACADEMY for skilling of unemployed youth in the aviation and aerospace sector

An MoU was signed between National Skill Development Corporation and Bird Academy on the 1st of June 2017 in New Delhi, with regards to skilling of unemployed youth in the aviation and aerospace Se......
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Air New Zealand boosts Samoa route. . .  

Air New Zealand boosts Samoa route. . .

Air New Zealand is growing its Samoa operation with a move to widebody aircraft services at least twice weekly year-round, adding at least 14,500 extra seats between Auckland and Apia annually.......
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Jet Airways Group records second profitable Year  

Jet Airways Group records second profitable Year

  Jet Airways Group FY17 highlights:   Total revenue up 1.7% at INR 22,693 crores compared to INR 22,321 crores in FY16 Available Seat Kilometers inc......
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Vistara receives its first Airbus A320neo with product enhancements, says its #NotJustAnotherNeo  

Vistara receives its first Airbus A320neo with product enhancements, says its #NotJustAnotherNeo

Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier, today took delivery of its first Airbus A320neo (new engine option) at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, making it the 14th aircraft in the airlin......
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SpiceJet raises the customer experience bar with Self Bag Drop feature  

SpiceJet raises the customer experience bar with Self Bag Drop feature

SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier, has yet again raised the bar for customer experience by offering - ‘Self Bag Drop’ (SBD) at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji ......
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Jet Airways introduces a third non-stop daily flight between Mumbai and London Heathrow  

Jet Airways introduces a third non-stop daily flight between Mumbai and London Heathrow

Continuing its commitment of providing guests with greater choice, convenience and further strengthening its global footprint, Jet Airways - India’s full-service, premier international airlin......
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On the International Day for Biological Diversity UNWTO announces a training on tourism and biodiversity in West and Central Africa  

On the International Day for Biological Diversity UNWTO announces a training on tourism and biodiversity in West and Central Africa

The Convention on Biological Diversity of the United Nations has chosen ‘Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism’ as the theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity, celebrate......
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Etihad Airways announces the year-round deployment of its award-winning Airbus A380 aircraft on the Abu Dhabi to Paris route  

Etihad Airways announces the year-round deployment of its award-winning Airbus A380 aircraft on the Abu Dhabi to Paris route

The superjumbo, which features ‘The Residence’ - the world’s first three-room suite on a commercial airliner - will operate from 1 July on one of its twice-daily services from the......
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SIA Cargo To Be Re-Integrated As A Division Within Singapore Airlines  

SIA Cargo To Be Re-Integrated As A Division Within Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) wholly-owned subsidiary, SIA Cargo, is to be re-integrated as a Division within SIA, in a move intended to improve efficiency through greater synergy with the wider ......
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UNWTO Commission for Asia and the Pacific meets in Bangladesh  

UNWTO Commission for Asia and the Pacific meets in Bangladesh

In 2016, Asia and the Pacific received 309 million international tourist arrivals, 9% more than in 2015; by 2030 this number is expected to reach 535 million. Over 20 countries gathered in Banglade......
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Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for April 2017  

Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for April 2017

Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon traffic figures for April 2017 that show an increase in both the number of passengers carried and the volume of cargo......
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Emirates to launch third daily Brisbane service  

Emirates to launch third daily Brisbane service

Emirates today announced it will introduce a third daily service to Brisbane, Australia from 1 December 2017, complementing Emirates’ existing two daily services.   The d......
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United Airlines Increases Service Between San Francisco and 18 Destinations  

United Airlines Increases Service Between San Francisco and 18 Destinations

United Airlines (UAL), the leading carrier in the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced it is increasing the number of flights between SFO and eight destinations. Additionally, the airline announ......
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Fourteenth Austrian Embraer OE-LWO Took Off on Maiden Flight to Stuttgart  

Fourteenth Austrian Embraer OE-LWO Took Off on Maiden Flight to Stuttgart

Embraer aircraft took off on its initial flight OS 183 from Vienna to Stuttgart. The Embraer featuring the registration number OE-LWO is the fourteenth aircraft of this type in the ......
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Austrian Airlines significantly increased its passenger volume for the month of April 2017  

Austrian Airlines significantly increased its passenger volume for the month of April 2017

Austrian Airlines significantly increased its passenger volume for the month of April 2017: Austria’s red-white-red carrier transported more than 1.1 million passengers, corresponding to a ri......
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Minister of Railways Inaugurates Two Day Global Technology Conference  

Minister of Railways Inaugurates Two Day Global Technology Conference

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated the two day Global Technology Conference for Leveraging World Class Technology (International Conference on Development & Adaptation of Advance Technolo......
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Etihad Airways A380 goes double daily to Sydney  

Etihad Airways A380 goes double daily to Sydney

Etihad Airways today announced all 14 weekly flights on the popular Abu Dhabi – Sydney route will be operated with its flagship A380 aircraft, effective October 29.......
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AVANI debuts in Europe with the launch of AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel in Portugal  

AVANI debuts in Europe with the launch of AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel in Portugal

Avenida da Liberdade is the best address in Lisbon and it is now possible to stay at the upscale AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel. The newly launched Hotel has a perfect location just off fashi......
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Austrian Airlines Begins 2017 with Traditionally Negative Winter Quarter  

Austrian Airlines Begins 2017 with Traditionally Negative Winter Quarter

Austrian Airlines, Austria’s flag carrier, reported earnings before interest and taxe......
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PM Shri Narendra Modi will Flag-off First UDAN Flight under RCS  

PM Shri Narendra Modi will Flag-off First UDAN Flight under RCS

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will flag off the first UDAN flight under RCS on Shimla-Delhi sector on 27th April, 2017. Simultaneously, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will also flag off ......
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AirAsia Airbus A330 will fly to Maldives and Macao for one month and more flights to meet high travel demand  

AirAsia Airbus A330 will fly to Maldives and Macao for one month and more flights to meet high travel demand

Fly on AirAsia’s Airbus A330 aircrafts directly to Maldives with all-in-fares from RM169 and to Macao with all-in-fares from RM129 from 19 April to  Read More >>
Jet Airways commences international operations from Terminal 3 (T3) at Kochi Airport  

Jet Airways commences international operations from Terminal 3 (T3) at Kochi Airport

International operations at Kochi Airport move into Terminal 3  Airline will operate 6 daily international flights from the new inter......
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United Airlines Reports First-Quarter 2017 Performance  

United Airlines Reports First-Quarter 2017 Performance

United Airlines (UAL) announced its first-quarter 2017 financial results.   UAL reported first-quarter net income of  Read More >>
Thirteenth Austrian Embraer OE-LWE Took Off on Maiden Flight  

Thirteenth Austrian Embraer OE-LWE Took Off on Maiden Flight

Another Embraer aircraft took off on its initial flight OS 375 from Vienna to Amsterdam. The Embraer featuring the registration number OE-LWE is the thirteenth aircraft of this type in the Austrian......
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Indian Railways to Organise Two Day Global Technology Conference On 3rd and 4th May 2017 at New Delhi  

Indian Railways to Organise Two Day Global Technology Conference On 3rd and 4th May 2017 at New Delhi

In keeping with the unremitting agenda of the Indian Railways to augment the pace of its operational improvements through enhancing its pace of modernized technological adaptations, the Research De......
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Ministry of Civil Aviation works on increasing capacity of Delhi Airport  

Ministry of Civil Aviation works on increasing capacity of Delhi Airport

The Ministry of Civil Aviation is working with stakeholders on a roadmap to increase Airside Capacity of Delhi Airport from the current 67 movements per hour to 95 movements per hour at peak time i......
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Lufthansa Group welcomes almost 10 million passengers on board in March 2017  

Lufthansa Group welcomes almost 10 million passengers on board in March 2017

. Increase of around 14% more passengers than the previous year   . Seat load factor of 77.2% is a 0.8-percentage-point improvement from March 2016   . Pri......
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Lufthansa presents Mumbai with Airbus A350-900   

Lufthansa presents Mumbai with Airbus A350-900

India’s leading European Airline Lufthansa, will operate its daily flight between Mumbai and Munich with the most modern long-haul aircraft of the world, the ......
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Traffic Results for January-March 2017: Austrian Airlines Carried More Passengers in Q1 2017  

Traffic Results for January-March 2017: Austrian Airlines Carried More Passengers in Q1 2017

Austrian Airlines carried almost 2.2 million passengers in the period January to March 2017, comprising a rise of 6.6 percent in a year-on-year comparison. This increase is mainly due to the ......
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27th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair to stage unique cultural programme  

27th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair to stage unique cultural programme

The 27th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), which will take place from 26 April to 2 May 2017 at the ......
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Lufthansa Group welcomes almost 10 million passengers on board in March 2017  

Lufthansa Group welcomes almost 10 million passengers on board in March 2017

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported some 9.6 million passengers in March, 14% more than the same period last year, although the ......
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Himachal Pradesh Manali to See a Increase Number of 40 Lakh Tousists in Year 2017-18  

Himachal Pradesh Manali to See a Increase Number of 40 Lakh Tousists in Year 2017-18

Manali is the most preferred and the hottest tourist destination. Located in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state, Manali has the of the best views in India.   Th......
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Turkish Airlines further enhances its presence in Russia.  

Turkish Airlines further enhances its presence in Russia.

Samara, 250th international destination of global carrier has been added to the extensive flight network within today.   Permanently reinforcing its position a......
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UN Statistical Commission encourages Statistical Framework for Measuring Sustainable Tourism  

UN Statistical Commission encourages Statistical Framework for Measuring Sustainable Tourism

The 48th Session of United Nations Statistical Commission has supported the UNWTO-led initiative of developing an......
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Hyderabad International Airport launches Passenger is Prime programme  

Hyderabad International Airport launches Passenger is Prime programme

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), which operates the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA),  launched  'Passenger is Prime (PIP) programme.    &nb......
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Minor Hotels announces development of new AVANI resort in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE  

Minor Hotels announces development of new AVANI resort in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Minor Hotels (MH), a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 155 hotels and resorts in 24 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and......
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Garuda Indonesia Group books Net Income of US$9.35 Million for 2016, Maintaining Positive Performance  

Garuda Indonesia Group books Net Income of US$9.35 Million for 2016, Maintaining Positive Performance

National airline PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (GIAA.JK) and its subsidiaries maintained positive performance throughout 2016 with a net profit of US$9.36 Mil, or the equivalent of IDR 12......
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Oman Air launches direct daily flights between Salalah and Calicut, Kerala  

Oman Air launches direct daily flights between Salalah and Calicut, Kerala

Adding to the service currently operating between Muscat and Calicut (Kozhikode) Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate of Oman, is delighted to announce the launch of its new daily ......
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Kuwait to showcase multi-billion dollar tourism plan at ATM  

Kuwait to showcase multi-billion dollar tourism plan at ATM

With ambitions to welcome 440,000 visitors a year by 2024, the government of Kuwait is pressing ahead with multiple plans that will see billions of dollars invested in projects and ......
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Turkish Airlines mentions two new routes to its Russian flight network  

Turkish Airlines mentions two new routes to its Russian flight network

Voronezh and Samara will be the most recent destinations of Turkish Airlines to be served in Russia. Currently operating to Moscow, St.Petersburg, Sochi, Rostov, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Ufa, Ast......
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Spain Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao  

Spain Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

Receiving a million visits per year, the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum is a symbol of Bilbao’s transformation and its evolution into one of the avant-garde cities of the 21st
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Cathay Pacific increases frequency to key destinations across three continents  

Cathay Pacific increases frequency to key destinations across three continents

Cathay Pacific announced that it will be increasing the frequency of services to some of its most popular destinations across three continents in order to meet growing customer demand. The en......
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Boeing rolls out it's newest first 737 MAX 9  

Boeing rolls out it's newest first 737 MAX 9

Boeing rolled out its newest jetliner, the 737 MAX 9, early Tuesday at its assembly line here. The Chicago-based airplane-maker anticipates a first flight for the aircraft in May of this year. ......
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Minister of Railways inaugurates key freight sector initiatives  

Minister of Railways inaugurates key freight sector initiatives

Indian Railways Freight and Passenger Business Action Plan -2017-18 was launched on 2 Mar 2017.   Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu i......
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Anantara Prepares to Debut in Europe  

Anantara Prepares to Debut in Europe

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, a leading operator and developer of luxury hotels, resorts and spas in Asia, the Indian Ocean, Africa and the Middle East, prepares to launch the first Ana......
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Algeria kicks off 1st UNWTO Regional Capacity Building Programme on Tourism Statistics  

Algeria kicks off 1st UNWTO Regional Capacity Building Programme on Tourism Statistics

In the framework of the technical assistance that the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) provides to Member States, especially in their development of sound statistical systems, the People'......
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Jerusalem's International Convention Center ranked among world's top 10  

Jerusalem's International Convention Center ranked among world's top 10

Business Destinations Magazine have just released their list for the “world’s most exciting destinations for meetings and conferences” and Jerusalem’s Intern......
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AVANI to debut in Europe with launch of AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel in Portugal  

AVANI to debut in Europe with launch of AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel in Portugal

AVANI Hotels & Resorts will debut in Europe with the opening of AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel in the Portuguese capital. The 119-key hotel will launch on ......
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Jet Airways declares another profitable quarter  

Jet Airways declares another profitable quarter

Jet Airways Group today announced its seventh successive profitable quarter with a profit of INR 156.3 cr for the period ending December 31, 2016 supported by rising traffic and imp......
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..Ethiopian Airlines expands India service..  

..Ethiopian Airlines expands India service..

Ethiopian Airlines is adding cargo and passenger service to Ahmedabad and Chennai and increasing its capacity to Delhi as a part of its expansion in India.  ......
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India and US signed a memorandum of understanding to develop smart cities in India.  

India and US signed a memorandum of understanding to develop smart cities in India.

The US is exploring new partnership opportunities for developing more smart cities across India, a top US commerce department official said, emphasising that states will play a major role in defini......
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SWISS posts record passenger volume for 2016  

SWISS posts record passenger volume for 2016

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 16,517,559 passengers in 2016, a 1.3% increase on 2015, which had itself been a record year in passenger vol......
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Qatar Airways buys 10% partnership in LATAM Airlines  

Qatar Airways buys 10% partnership in LATAM Airlines

Qatar Airways has taken a 10 per cent partnership in LATAM Airlines through subsidiary Qatar Airways Investments (UK). Both carriers are members of the oneworld alliance.   The......
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Now travellers in India will enjoy their first cruising experience  

Now travellers in India will enjoy their first cruising experience

If you are choosing Maldives as your next holiday destination, this news might be music to your ears, dear travellers. Luxury cruise, Costa neoClassica, will final......
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Winter travel witnesses 34 per cent growth this year  

Winter travel witnesses 34 per cent growth this year

With pleasant weather coinciding with school holidays, winter tourism is picking up in the country as travel plans for Christmas this year have seen a 34 per cent growth during Christmas and ......
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London flights cancelled as thick fog causes more Christmas travel chaos.  

London flights cancelled as thick fog causes more Christmas travel chaos.

Thick fog is threatening to cause further travel chaos over the Christmas period, as flights are delayed and cancelled for the second day. The Met Office issued a severe weather warning on Sunday a......
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World GDP is projected to expand by 2.5% in 2017  

World GDP is projected to expand by 2.5% in 2017

  Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it expects the global airline industry to make a net profit in 2017 of $29......
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New Pablo Picasso Exhibition at Israel Museum, Jerusalem  

New Pablo Picasso Exhibition at Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Featuring several hundred works from the Israel Museum’s collection, complemented by notable loans from major museums worldwide, the recently-opened exhibition Pablo Picasso: Drawing Insp......
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Old Jameson Distillery in Smithfield, Dublin, to undergo €11 million redevelopment project and reopen in March 2017  

Old Jameson Distillery in Smithfield, Dublin, to undergo €11 million redevelopment project and reopen in March 2017

Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard, Ireland’s leading supplier of spirits and wines and producer of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys, has today announced plans for ......
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UNWTO to support Ukraine’s tourism development   

UNWTO to support Ukraine’s tourism development

UNWTO will work with the Government of Ukraine to support the development of its tourism sector. The cooperation will focus on the areas of tourism statistics, communications and capacity build......
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UNWTO and the Petra National Trust partner to promote sustainable tourism  

UNWTO and the Petra National Trust partner to promote sustainable tourism

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by UNWTO and the Petra National Trust (PNT) with the aim to promote sustainable tourism policies in cultural tourism, to develop capacity bui......
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M/o Tourism Formulates Action Plan For Incredible India Bed and Breakfast /Home Stay Scheme  

M/o Tourism Formulates Action Plan For Incredible India Bed and Breakfast /Home Stay Scheme

Ministry of Tourism has formulated an Action Plan for “Incredible India Bed & Breakfast /Home Stay Scheme”. The salient features of the Action Plan are as follows:-  
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Indian government attempts to urge homestays to promote tourism  

Indian government attempts to urge homestays to promote tourism

Visitors to India may soon have of the capacity to transform a resident's home into a cash spinner without paying a considerable lot of the tolls at business rates or being subjected to stringe......
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Indian Govt clears path for land amphibious buses for the tourist cause  

Indian Govt clears path for land amphibious buses for the tourist cause

Clearing a path for handling of land amphibious buses for tourism purposes, road transport ministry has set the standards for such vehicles. With the capacity to run both on road and on water, the ......
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Saudi Arabia outlines strategy to incur massive tourist inflow  

Saudi Arabia outlines strategy to incur massive tourist inflow

Saudi Arabia has plans to issue select visas to welcome a massive numbers of tourists a year as a major aspect of a clearing national change plan went for showcasing the nation's rich legacy, i......
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EXPO 2016 Antalya to attract large number of travel companies and organisations worldwide  

EXPO 2016 Antalya to attract large number of travel companies and organisations worldwide

Tourism is one of the quickest developing areas globally with roughly 1.2 billion universal vacationers and $1.25 trillion in worldwide tourism receipts around the world. This gives it an immediate......
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Jamaican ministry of tourism has set forth it's strategy for future tourism growth  

Jamaican ministry of tourism has set forth it's strategy for future tourism growth

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has given detailsfor tourism growth to the new board of directors of key agencies in the ministry, five pillars on which the ministry and its agencies will seek ......
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Increase in flght capacity for Rotorua  

Increase in flght capacity for Rotorua

Rotorua Airport is getting geared up to see an increase of 7% in the capacity of Air New Zealand flights as a result of the schedule changes to be implemented by the airline in the coming months.
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 Inrcrease in global airtravel and demand  

Inrcrease in global airtravel and demand

Global air traffic grew 6.8 by the end of 2015, with the Middle East being the fastest in terms of growth.Preparatory information for 2015, discharged on Wednesday by the United Nations......
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Oman Arab Bank backing two airlines of the middle east  

Oman Arab Bank backing two airlines of the middle east

Oman Arab Bank (OAB) in the process of coverage of the GCC aviation sector and a buy recommendation on Air Arabia and an accumulate recommendation on Jazeera Airways, backing the budget airline'......
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Azerbaijan reshaping it's tourism industry and eying massive economic growth  

Azerbaijan reshaping it's tourism industry and eying massive economic growth

The key center of Azerbaijan's tourism advancement system is enhancement of tourism items and get into the new, undiscovered and corner markets which could convey a huge number of potential vis......
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Increase of 14 per cent in tourist numbers for Cuba  

Increase of 14 per cent in tourist numbers for Cuba

Cuba's first deputy tourism minister Alexis Trujillo said Havana ended March with an increase of 14 per cent in foreign tourists arrivals to Cuba. This outcome is encouraging for the sector and......
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Possible 4th runway for IGI Airport  

Possible 4th runway for IGI Airport

Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) on Monday submitted plans of expanding IGI airport's infrastructure in constructing a fourth runway to cope with the increasing demand of air travel. ......
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Regal Hotels International hoping for double digit growth from India in 2016  

Regal Hotels International hoping for double digit growth from India in 2016

Hong Kong-based Regal Hotels International has turned into a prominent hotel choice among the visitors from India. On her late visit to India, Frances Wang, Group Director of Sales-Business Develop......
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Dassault’s Falcon 8X entering it's final stages of Flight Test and Certification Campaign  

Dassault’s Falcon 8X entering it's final stages of Flight Test and Certification Campaign

March 24, 2016 (Saint-Cloud, France): Dassault Aviation's new leading, the Falcon 8X, is entering the last phases of its flight test and accreditation program as work continues to set up the ul......
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El Al Israel Airlines rebounds in $106 million 2015 net profit  

El Al Israel Airlines rebounds in $106 million 2015 net profit

El Al Israel Airlines posted a $106.5 million net profit for 2015, reversing the loss of 2014 of $28 million as passenger numbers increased 7.6% over the year.In 2014, El Al saw its pro......
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The US gears up for record numbers in domestic tourism this spring  

The US gears up for record numbers in domestic tourism this spring

Airlines in America have predicted a record number of passengers will take to the skies this spring, according to a major aviation industry trade group in the US, as factors like increased capacity......
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Qatar savours the flavour of the Football World Cup and tourism development  

Qatar savours the flavour of the Football World Cup and tourism development

Qatar is at the forefront of  tourism investment & drive with more than 65 hotel schemes under way or planned in the state, as it seeks to build room capacity in advance of the 2022 FIFA W......
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The airport subway of Munich fortuitously completes first trip  

The airport subway of Munich fortuitously completes first trip

  The modern personal transport system (PTS) linking Munich Airport's Terminal 2 to the new infield satellite facility whisked the invited media representatives through the tunnel ......
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Celebration in Thailand for 1,000,000 arrivals in 2015  

Celebration in Thailand for 1,000,000 arrivals in 2015

As Thailand’s sixth largest market globally in 2015, India obviously is a place of importance to Thailand tourism stakeholders. Additionally, India has displayed a steady tourist flow and pro......
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Memorandum signed between India and Sweden for Railway cooperation  

Memorandum signed between India and Sweden for Railway cooperation

Sweden will help India develop its railway network, after the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for technical cooperation this week.   The MoU, which was......
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Garuda Indonesia Group and Airbus to strengthen well established Relationship  

Garuda Indonesia Group and Airbus to strengthen well established Relationship

Garuda Indonesia Group and Airbus signed today a Memorandum of Partnership covering enhanced Maintenance Training support to GMF AeroAsia, the maintenance and repair subsidiary of Garuda Indonesia,......
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Dassault to Highlight Falcon 7X and Falcon 2000LXS at Singapore Airshow  

Dassault to Highlight Falcon 7X and Falcon 2000LXS at Singapore Airshow

Dassault Aviation will present the top of the line Falcon 7X trijet and the Falcon 2000LXS twin at the Singapore Airshow, the largest aerospace and defence exhibition i......
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Garuda Indonesia Presents Business Class with Super Diamond Seat  

Garuda Indonesia Presents Business Class with Super Diamond Seat

As a part of its fleet revitalization program along with its service enhancement program as a 5-Star Airline", Indonesia's national flag carrier airline, Garuda Indonesia,  presented its n......
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Minor Hotel Group Announces Launch of Oaks Brand in India  

Minor Hotel Group Announces Launch of Oaks Brand in India

Minor Hotel Group (MHG), a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 136 hotels and resorts in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Afri......
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Navi Mumbai International Airport to commence operation by 2019  

Navi Mumbai International Airport to commence operation by 2019

Recently, Four bidders were selected for the planned Navi Mumbai International Airport, where country’s Aviation Ministry met with the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) and ......
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Tourism minister likely to hold a meeting concerning Taj Mahal  

Tourism minister likely to hold a meeting concerning Taj Mahal

Tourism minister Mahesh Sharma is planning to hold a meeting with officials regarding issues related to security and ticketing at tourist sites. The decision was taken after over 2,000 tourists wer......
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Employment rate increases in tourism and hospitality sectors  

Employment rate increases in tourism and hospitality sectors

India tourism ministry is  working to increase employment potential in tourism and hospitality sector,manpower requirement of Tourism and Hospitality Sector is market driven.  
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Britain's Transport secretary insists new runway will be built by 2030  

Britain's Transport secretary insists new runway will be built by 2030

The transport secretary has insisted that the timetable set out by Howard Davies in the Airports Commission will not alter, despite the government’s decision to delay its response to the repo......
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Singapore Airshow Returns in 2016  

Singapore Airshow Returns in 2016

SINGAPORE, Nov 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore Airshow, Asia's largest and one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world, will return for its fifth edition from......
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