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Andhra Pradesh CM launches test flight of sea planes on Krishna river  

Andhra Pradesh CM launches test flight of sea planes on Krishna river

According to a report in The Hindu Business Line, N Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister, Andhra Pradesh, launched test flight of sea plane (amphibian flight) on Krishna river in Vijayawada yesterda......
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RE IMAGINE SUCCESS AT THIS YEAR’S TiEcon DELHI NCR  

RE IMAGINE SUCCESS AT THIS YEAR’S TiEcon DELHI NCR

 In a bid to boost the entrepreneurial spirit of Start-up India, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) is hosting its flagship mega conclave at Taj Palace in Delhi on December 15 and 16, 2017. Th......
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India and Poland to sign pact for civil aviation cooperation  

India and Poland to sign pact for civil aviation cooperation

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Poland for the promotion of civil aviation c......
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Colored, 1,500 year old Mosaic Floor with Greek Inscription  Uncovered in Ashdod  

Colored, 1,500 year old Mosaic Floor with Greek Inscription Uncovered in Ashdod

An impressive 1,500-year-old church, with an inscription in Greek mentioning a date according to the Georgian calendar, was uncovered in archaeological excavations in Ashdod in August. Ac......
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UNWTO Secretary General officially welcomes the winner of the travellers competition  

UNWTO Secretary General officially welcomes the winner of the travellers competition

The winner of the Travellers´ Competition, developed in the framework of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, 2017 (IY2017), Katie Diederichs, officially started......
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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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ICAO Carries out Universal Safety Oversight Audit for India  

ICAO Carries out Universal Safety Oversight Audit for India

Under the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme, a five member audit team carried out the audit of India in areas of Personal Licensing......
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Centre gets 141 proposals in round two of UDAN  

Centre gets 141 proposals in round two of UDAN

According to a report by The Hindu, the government has received 141 initial proposals covering 502 routes under the second round of regional air connectivity scheme UDAN.  ......
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Safety, Connectivity, Blocked Funds, ATM and Human Capital Top Agenda for Africa  

Safety, Connectivity, Blocked Funds, ATM and Human Capital Top Agenda for Africa

Kigali - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted five priorities which must be addressed for aviation to deliver maximum economic and social benefits in Africa. These are:
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Statement by Indian Ocean countries: Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles  

Statement by Indian Ocean countries: Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles

The Minister of Tourism of Madagascar, Roland Ratsiraka, the Minister of Tourism of Mauritius, Anil Kumarsingh Gayan, SC and the Minister for Tourism,......
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More than 5 Lakh people participated in The Paryatan Parv event across the country  

More than 5 Lakh people participated in The Paryatan Parv event across the country

Three week long “Paryatan Parv” a nation-wide celebration of Tourism organized by Ministry of Tourism, in collaboration with other Central Ministries, State G......
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Plaza Premium Group opens new Lounge in Riyadh  

Plaza Premium Group opens new Lounge in Riyadh

Plaza Premium Group, premium airport services provider, recently added Riyadh of Saudi Arabia to its global network by opening a new Plaza Premium Lounge. Conveniently located on Mezzanine Level, T......
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Engaging Youth Through Paryatan Parv  

Engaging Youth Through Paryatan Parv

India is abundant with rich cultural heritage and pristine natural beauty which not only attracts foreign tourists but also domestic tourists. India is promoted as tourist destination by central go......
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PARYATAN PARV OF M/O TOURISM BEGINS TODAY ACROSS THE COUNTRY  

PARYATAN PARV OF M/O TOURISM BEGINS TODAY ACROSS THE COUNTRY

‘Paryatan Parv’ of the Ministry of Tourism begins today across the country. The Parv is being inaugurated at the Humayun’s Tomb, Ne......
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Excise Department Notification Paves Way For Re-Opening of Bars and Permit Rooms Within City Limits  

Excise Department Notification Paves Way For Re-Opening of Bars and Permit Rooms Within City Limits

The Maharashtra State Excise Department has issued a notification to all concerned authorities to begin reissuing or renewing licences of bars and permit rooms affected by the Highway liquor ban wh......
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Bidding process for the second round under Regional Connectivity Scheme – UDAN launched  

Bidding process for the second round under Regional Connectivity Scheme – UDAN launched

The Minister of Civil Aviation Shri P Ashok Gajapathi Raju has announced that the process for bidding for the second round of the Regional Connectivity Scheme – UDAN will start today. Briefin......
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DASTA Promotes Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai and Kamphaeng Phet as Hub of Asian Cultural Tourism  

DASTA Promotes Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai and Kamphaeng Phet as Hub of Asian Cultural Tourism

DASTA, the government agency which aims to develop sustainable tourism in Thailand, is seeking to promote the region of Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai and Kamphaeng Phet in becoming a hub for cultural a......
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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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DGCA to meet airlines in Mumbai for discussing safety audit by ICAO  

DGCA to meet airlines in Mumbai for discussing safety audit by ICAO

All the players active in the India aviation sector will meet in Mumbai to prepare for an upcoming safety audit by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a United Nations (UN) agency......
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Ministry of Civil Aviation proposes use of Wi-Fi in commercial aircrafts  

Ministry of Civil Aviation proposes use of Wi-Fi in commercial aircrafts

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has proposed to allow the use of Wi-Fi in commercial aircrafts operating over Indian territory. The proposal for providing on-board Wi-Fi services involves ame......
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Israel Tourism expects 20% surge in business travel from India post Modi’s visit  

Israel Tourism expects 20% surge in business travel from India post Modi’s visit

The India Office of Israel Ministry of Tourism is hopeful of a surge in business travellers, after the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Israel earlier last month that led to a number of joi......
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Airport Authority of India signs MoU with Govt. of Uttarakhand for development for aviation sector in the State  

Airport Authority of India signs MoU with Govt. of Uttarakhand for development for aviation sector in the State

Going ahead with its commitment towards the responsibility of creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure in the country, Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed an......
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Emirates to operate one-off A380 flight to Colombo  

Emirates to operate one-off A380 flight to Colombo

Emirates’ iconic A380 aircraft will make a one-off landing at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake, on Monday 14th August as the global airline joins local authorities in ......
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Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurates Various Passenger Initiatives  

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurates Various Passenger Initiatives

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurated the Following Passenger Initiatives:-   1. Lift on Platform No. 4/5 at Bhopal Station. 2. Foundation Stone......
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GST clarification set to ease Flight disruptions  

GST clarification set to ease Flight disruptions

The government's clarification that goods and services tax would not be applicable on imports of aircraft has eased the supply of spare parts for IndiGo's many A320 neo planes that have Pra......
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Tamil Nadu mulls VAT sop on ATF for UDAN flights  

Tamil Nadu mulls VAT sop on ATF for UDAN flights

Aviation turbine fuel (ATF) for aircraft that will operate under the proposed Regional Connectivity Scheme UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) will be eligible for a concessional value added tax (VAT) o......
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Ministry of Civil Aviation seeks to upgrade its AirSewa web portal; consults stakeholders for designing AirSewa 2.0  

Ministry of Civil Aviation seeks to upgrade its AirSewa web portal; consults stakeholders for designing AirSewa 2.0

The Ministry of Civil Aviation held a meeting of all stakeholders last week to invite suggestions for designing AirSewa 2.0, the upgraded version of the AirSewa web portal and mobile app that was l......
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UNWTO appoints the President of Malta as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development  

UNWTO appoints the President of Malta as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, President of the Republic of Malta, has been nominated as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The appointment took place......
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IndiGo expresses interest in buying stake in Air India  

IndiGo expresses interest in buying stake in Air India

IndiGo, India's largest carrier in terms of market share, has expressed interest in Air India, Secretary Civil Aviation R N Choubey told reporters today. "Post the Cabinet decision tomorrow, we......
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Centre Grants Approval for Airport at Jewar in Greater Noida  

Centre Grants Approval for Airport at Jewar in Greater Noida

The Government has granted in-principle approval for a greenfield airport at Jewar in Greater Noida in view of the rapidly growing flying requirements of the NCR region . Announcing this at a press......
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Centre Grants Approval for Airport at Jewar in Greater Noida  

Centre Grants Approval for Airport at Jewar in Greater Noida

The Government has granted in-principle approval for a greenfield airport at Jewar in Greater Noida in view of the rapidly growing flying requirements of the NCR region . Announcing this at a press......
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GoAir launches Aviation Security Training Institute  

GoAir launches Aviation Security Training Institute

GoAir, one of India’s fastest growing airlines, today announced the establishment of its ‘Aviation Security Training Institute (ASTI)’ which has been duly approved by Bureau of Ci......
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Qatar Airways’ Global operations running smoothly, with Majority of Flights operating as Scheduled  

Qatar Airways’ Global operations running smoothly, with Majority of Flights operating as Scheduled

Qatar Airways’ operations to and from its Doha hub are running smoothly, with the vast majority of flights operating as scheduled.   In the past week, the award-winning g......
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Jet Airways launches it's cadet pilot training programme in partnership with world leader CEA  

Jet Airways launches it's cadet pilot training programme in partnership with world leader CEA

Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere international airline, in collaboration with CAE, a world leader in providing training solutions to commercial airlines, today announced the launch......
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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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Visit Nakhon Si Thammarat Campaign: Nakhon Si Awesome  

Visit Nakhon Si Thammarat Campaign: Nakhon Si Awesome

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting local and international tourists to visit the historic Thai southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat, and enjoy a huge range of local attractions......
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Simon Cheong Joins Singapore Airlines Board As Independent Director  

Simon Cheong Joins Singapore Airlines Board As Independent Director

Singapore Airlines is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Simon Cheong to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director, with effect from 1 June 2017. Mr Cheong, 60,......
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Turkish Airlines received its 30th 777-300ER from Boeing  

Turkish Airlines received its 30th 777-300ER from Boeing

Boeing and Turkish Airlines have celebrated the Turkish flag-carrier’s new direct delivery with a special event within this afternoon at its base at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The airline took......
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India sees three years of path-breaking and inclusive growth in the aviation sector Emerges as the world’s third largest aviation market  

India sees three years of path-breaking and inclusive growth in the aviation sector Emerges as the world’s third largest aviation market

The civil aviation industry in India has emerged as one of the fastest growing industries in the country during the last three years. With a 19 percent growth in domestic passenger traffic from abo......
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Civil Aviation Ministry Seeks Flexibility in RCS to Promote Intra- Regional Air Connectivity  

Civil Aviation Ministry Seeks Flexibility in RCS to Promote Intra- Regional Air Connectivity

While addressing the media at a press conference in the capital today, the Minister for Civil Aviation Shri P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju announced that his Ministry would soon be launching the second ro......
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AVANI Quy Nhon Resort and Spa Paves the Way to Rarely Seen Ancient Champa Kingdom Sites  

AVANI Quy Nhon Resort and Spa Paves the Way to Rarely Seen Ancient Champa Kingdom Sites

Peppering the hillsides and valleys around the city of Quy Nhon in central Vietnam are venerable relics of the lost Champa civilisation that dominated the country’s centre and south between t......
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Qatar Airways and IATA Showcase Cabin Safety Best Practice  

Qatar Airways and IATA Showcase Cabin Safety Best Practice

IATA Cabin Operations Safety Conference 2017     The IATA Cabin Operations Safety Conference (COSC......
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Kyrgyz Republic and IATA sign Memorandum of Understanding  

Kyrgyz Republic and IATA sign Memorandum of Understanding

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Civil Aviation Agency of the Ministry of Transport and Roads of the Kyrgyz ......
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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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Egypt Pitches For More Travellers From India As Tourism Picks Up  

Egypt Pitches For More Travellers From India As Tourism Picks Up

A string of violent incidents in the past six years have dealt a serious blow to Egypt’s tourism sector, but there has been an upswing in the number of visitors owing to the improved security......
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Bangkok Airways (BA) announces operating results for the first quarter of 2017 net profit 565 million baht  

Bangkok Airways (BA) announces operating results for the first quarter of 2017 net profit 565 million baht

Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited (BA) announces its operating results for the first quarter of 2017 which has achieved total revenue amounting to 7,469 million baht. The net profit was report......
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Qatar Airways marked the successful conclusion of this year’s emergency exercise  

Qatar Airways marked the successful conclusion of this year’s emergency exercise

Qatar Airways marked the successful conclusion of this year’s emergency exercise, which has been dubbed ‘Delta Oryx 2017’. The emergency simulation consisted of a crash site in th......
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Egypt records 30% increase in Indian arrivals in 2017 Q1  

Egypt records 30% increase in Indian arrivals in 2017 Q1

Egypt recorded an increase of over 30% in arrivals and 185% increase in tourists nights in FY2017 Q1 form the Indian market over the same period last year. This was informed by Hisham El Demery, Ch......
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First Phase of Navi Mumbai airport to take off by 2020  

First Phase of Navi Mumbai airport to take off by 2020

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) expects the first phase of the much delayed Navi Mumbai airport to take off by 2020, reducing some of the pressure on the Mumbai airport, reports Mint. J......
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Air Cargo To Grow at 9 per cent in Next Few Years  

Air Cargo To Grow at 9 per cent in Next Few Years

While delivering the key note address at the India Integrated Transport & Logistics Summit 2017, the Minister for Civil Aviation, Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that the country has seen ......
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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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UNWTO Commission for Africa analyses the potential of Chinese tourism in the continent  

UNWTO Commission for Africa analyses the potential of Chinese tourism in the continent

Attended by 21 tourism Ministers from the African continent, the UNWTO Regional Commission for Africa has become the best platform to discuss tourism trends in the continent and the potential that ......
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.  .  .Oman’s Tourism Goes Hyperlocal.  .  .  

. . .Oman’s Tourism Goes Hyperlocal. . .

The cheap package holiday, bucket and spade culture and jetting off for two weeks of sun, sand and souvenirs is on the decline suggests Taleb Al Makhmari, Director General, Marketing & Media at......
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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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Replica of 2500 year old Ma’agan Michael ship launched  

Replica of 2500 year old Ma’agan Michael ship launched

The Ma’agan Michael Ship is “going back” in the water: 2,500 years after the ship sank off the coast at Ma’agan Michael, north of Caesarea, and 30 years afte......
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Indian Cabinet approves signing of new Air Services Agreement between India and Serbia  

Indian Cabinet approves signing of new Air Services Agreement between India and Serbia

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for updation of the existing Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Serbia which was signed on......
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PM Modi's UDAN project takes off; one-hour flights capped at Rs 2,500  

PM Modi's UDAN project takes off; one-hour flights capped at Rs 2,500

The government on Thursday announced the list of airlines that will be connecting unserved airports in the country. 50 per cent of seats on every flight will cost Rs 2,500 per seat unde......
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UNWTO appoints Shaikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa as Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development  

UNWTO appoints Shaikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa as Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

The President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities and Chairperson of the Board of the Arab Regio......
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Air Train to connect Delhi airport terminals by 2020  

Air Train to connect Delhi airport terminals by 2020

The Delhi International Airport (DIAL) has proposed an Automated People Mover (APM) or air train between Terminal 1, T2 and T3 at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, revealed Jayant Sinha, M......
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India's first flight simulator near Delhi airport  

India's first flight simulator near Delhi airport

To address the growing demand for trained pilots and aircraft maintenance engineers, aerospace giant Airbus will set up India's first full flight simulator and training centre near Delhi's ......
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Zoom Air begins operations from today  

Zoom Air begins operations from today

Zoom Air started its daily scheduled operations from today, February 15 on Delhi-Kolkata-Durgapur-Delhi route. This was extended till Amritsar in the afternoon. The airline received the sched......
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India's New Airline Zoom Air takes off from Feb 15  

India's New Airline Zoom Air takes off from Feb 15

India’s latest private airline, Zoom Air, will start daily scheduled operations on the Delhi-Kolkata-Durgapur-Delhi sector from February 15. The same will be extended to Amritsar in the after......
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 50% rise in air safety violations by crew: DGCA  

50% rise in air safety violations by crew: DGCA

According to a report by The Tribune, there were 422 air safety violations by the crew of various air operators in 2016, a rise of nearly 50 per cent from 2015, resulting in derostering of 42 pil......
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Government asks Qatar to start airline in India  

Government asks Qatar to start airline in India

The civil aviation ministry has asked the Qatar government, which runs Qatar Airways, to start an airline in India and participate in the country’s growth story.   The re......
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AirAsia will operate flights on Patna-Delhi route from July  

AirAsia will operate flights on Patna-Delhi route from July

Malaysian budget airline AirAsia is most likely to start its flight operations from Jayaprakash Narayan International Airport here in July. It will operate two flights on Delhi-Patna-Delhi ro......
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IATA urges govt. to defer hike in airport charges  

IATA urges govt. to defer hike in airport charges

International airline lobbying group International Air Transport Association (Iata) has asked government to defer hike in airport charges by as much as 10%.  
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WWF conducted PATA WWF Bagh Mittra Awards.  

WWF conducted PATA WWF Bagh Mittra Awards.

PATA India & WWF successfully conducted WWF PATA bagh Mitra Awards, on 19th December, 2016 at WWF Secretariat office at Lodhi Estate, New Delhi   Mr. Inder ......
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Growth of low cost carriers boosted Global air traffic upto 6%  

Growth of low cost carriers boosted Global air traffic upto 6%

Worldwide passenger air traffic grew again last year, albeit at a slightly slower pace, led by the dynamic growth of low-cost air carriers, the International Civil Aviation Organization repor......
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Notice from DCGA to GoAir scant remote-area flights  

Notice from DCGA to GoAir scant remote-area flights

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued a showcause notice to Mumbai based low-cost carrier GoAir for reportedly not operating adequate flights to remote areas.......
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Airlines to pay fine if planes drop human waste during flight  

Airlines to pay fine if planes drop human waste during flight

Airlines will be penalised if they empty toilet tanks during flight, the green panel ordered on Tuesday. National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the country’s aviation regulat......
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 . . . Trump’s Daunting Foreign Challenges . . .  

. . . Trump’s Daunting Foreign Challenges . . .

Article by : Alon Ben-Meir   If nothing else, the 2016 elections have once again reaffirmed America&......
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 The Afghanistan Quagmire: Time For An Exit Strategy  

The Afghanistan Quagmire: Time For An Exit Strategy

Article by : Alon Ben-Meir    Two weeks ago, President Obama announced that the US will draw down its troops in Afghanistan......
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 Turkey’s Elected Dictator  

Turkey’s Elected Dictator

Image Copyright : refrl.org Article by : Alon Ben-Meir   Even before the failed military coup,......
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First-ever Philistine Cemetery (12th Century BCE ) Revealed  

First-ever Philistine Cemetery (12th Century BCE ) Revealed

Bone samples discovered in Ashkelon could shed light on the Philistines’ origins  Leon Levy Expeditio......
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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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Flybe announces codeshare growth with Air India  

Flybe announces codeshare growth with Air India

Leading regional airline continues growth with tenth codeshare agreement offering UK customers seamless connections to Delhi with Air India   Flybe......
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The Global Crisis Of Leadership  

The Global Crisis Of Leadership

Article by - Dr. Alon Ben-Meir   A question often raised is: are leaders a reflection of their time, or are they individuals who rise to an......
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Why The Brussels Attack Was All But Inevitable  

Why The Brussels Attack Was All But Inevitable

  Article by - Alon Ben-Meir The horrific attacks in Brussels by terrorists affiliated with ISIS that claimed the lives of 35 people and injured m......
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IATA Global Airline Emissions Tax to take effect  

IATA Global Airline Emissions Tax to take effect

Winning worldwide concurrence on how the carrier business is charged for carbon emanations reprimanded for environmental change will be the top of the agenda on Alexandre de Juniac's plan when ......
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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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Iranian airline banned from Saudi Arabia  

Iranian airline banned from Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's flight power said on Monday it had banned Iran's Mahan Air from utilizing its air terminals and air space over security concerns. The General Authority for Civil ......
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Egypt sees decline in tourists arrivals  

Egypt sees decline in tourists arrivals

Visitor entries to Egypt fell by around 45.9% in February in a year-over-year examination, agreeing a report issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on Monday. ......
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Israel gives numbers in tourism growth from 2015  

Israel gives numbers in tourism growth from 2015

Israel is looking towards East Asia to China and India & other countries of the region to help drive tourism expenditure and arrivals in the country, as visits to the country have stil haven......
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Maharastra hoping to woo tourists with a new tourism policy  

Maharastra hoping to woo tourists with a new tourism policy

Make in India Week brought Maharashtra MoUs worth Rs 20,000 crore for tourism projects and development in the tourism industry. Now, the state has released a new tourism policy with attractive tax ......
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SATTE 2016 reflects a positive impact  in the Travel and Tourism Industry  

SATTE 2016 reflects a positive impact in the Travel and Tourism Industry

UBM India launched the 23rd edition of South Asia’s leading travel trade show SATTE (January 29th – 31st) at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Dr Mahesh Sharma, Union Minister of State for Tou......
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Odisha Tourism Road Show held at Varanasi  

Odisha Tourism Road Show held at Varanasi

Located on the eastern coast of the country, Odisha is a tourists’ paradise and has many stunning destinations which offer a visual feast to the tourists & visitors.It also throws an educ......
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Israel tourism targets 50 per increase in Indian tourist  

Israel tourism targets 50 per increase in Indian tourist

MR. Amir Halevi , Director General of IMOT  Interview


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Jodhpur to host World Sacred Spirit Festival 2016  

Jodhpur to host World Sacred Spirit Festival 2016

The 9th edition of World Sacred Spirit Festival 2016 will be organised at Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur from February 26- 28, 2016. Interested people can buy tickets on BookMyShow.com. The early......
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 E boarding begins at Hyderabad airport.  

E boarding begins at Hyderabad airport.

Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, inaugurated the E-boarding facility for domestic passengers at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad,  The E-boa......
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Tourism Ministry recommends up gradation of Srinagar airport  

Tourism Ministry recommends up gradation of Srinagar airport

Union Tourism Ministry has recommended “up-gradation” of Srinagar ‘International’ Airport. stating that failure to upgrade its facilities would lead to bad publicity of Kash......
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 After earthquake Nepal expects Chinese tourist  

After earthquake Nepal expects Chinese tourist

Nepali officials expressed their hope on Saturday that waiving visa application fees for Chinese tourists will be helpful to boost tourism of the Himalayan country after a devastating earthquake in......
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Million migrants reach Europe  

Million migrants reach Europe

Un  International Organization for Migration (IOM) says, More than one million migrants and refugees reached Europe in 2015 with  970,000 who made this difficult journey across the border......
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Fiji launch direct services to san francisco in California  

Fiji launch direct services to san francisco in California

Fiji Airways has announced plans to launch direct services to San Francisco.the new seasonal service will start on 16 June 2016, operating twice a week until January 2017. Flights will op......
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Air India  plans a flight to Washington Dc in 2016  

Air India plans a flight to Washington Dc in 2016

Air India’s new route from Delhi to Washington DC is expected to launch before the end of 2016.The Economic Times reported a “top Air India official” as saying that a viability st......
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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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Norwegian to transport UNICEF aid to Syria  

Norwegian to transport UNICEF aid to Syria

Norwegian Air, the world's fastest-growing airline, and UNICEF, an organization dedicated to promoting the rights and well-being of children worldwide, will send ......
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