Archive for the ‘Aviation’ Category

Termination of BSP Cheque pick up facility

The Indian Travel Trade industry is going to be affected severely from 1st January, 2016, onwards.  The new decision to use services of National Automated Clearing House (NACH), the electronic transaction facilities, will ease and enhance financial processing of IATA’s Clearance House. It can also...

December 21st, 2015 | Airlines, Aviation, Featured, IAAI, Travel | Read More

James Hogan named aviation industry’s executive leader of the year

James Hogan, President  and CEO  of Etihad Airways,  has  been  recognised for his “outstanding strategic thinking and  leadership”  in  winning  the Executive Leadership  category  at  the prestigious  annual  Airline  Strategy Awards, held  in London. The  award was  announced ...

July 27th, 2013 | Aviation | Read More

GVK-CSIA awarded Airport Carbon Accredita

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) in Mumbai has been awarded the globally recognised Airport Carbon Accreditation for 2012-13 by Airport Council International (ACI) for its pioneering Carbon Footprint Management system and processes implemented. In the Asia Pacific region only eight airports...

June 19th, 2013 | Aviation, Default | Read More

GoAir looking for foreign partner

GoAir has appointed investment bank JPMorgan to scout for a foreign strategic partner to buy up to 49 per cent stake in the low-cost passenger carrier, four people close to the development said. “GoAir is in talks with three to four overseas airlines from Europe and the Middle East to sell up to...

May 18th, 2013 | Aviation | Read More

Air travel: technology has a huge role

A record crowd at SITA’s 2012 Air Transport IT Summit underlined the conviction that technology has a much bigger role to play in air travel.We sat down with SITA CEO,Francesco Violante, to get his take onwhere technology can help the industry and what tomorrow’s air travelers can look forward...

November 20th, 2012 | Aviation, Default, Featured | Read More

IATA’s Initiative for GDS Distribution

“IATA is working on new distribution standards to enable airline product differentiation. We will define the foundation standard this year. And I am confident that the GDSs will join as partners because progress cannot wait.” Excerpt from CEO Tony Tyler’s State of the Industry speech IATA 68th...

September 22nd, 2012 | Aviation, Default | Read More

ATOAI aids for Uttarakashi flash flood victims

Adventure Tour Operators Association of India, has contributed to the relief material for 125 families who were recently severely hit by cloudburst and flash floods. The relief material distributed comprised of 125 Utensils sets of 5 units each, 125 tirpals for shelter and 250 blankets (2 per family)....

September 21st, 2012 | Aviation, Default | Read More

IATA Welcomes ICAO Progress on a CO2 Standard for Aircraft

Important Milestone in a Comprehensive Global Solution for Aviation Emissions Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed an agreement by the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) environment committee on a metric to define a CO2 standard for new aircraft....

July 17th, 2012 | Aviation, Default | Read More

Air India to address crucial HR issues in a time bound manners

MOCA seeks dispensations for incentives to employees ATN Desk Air India Ltd. has constituted a committee to implement the recommendations of Justice Dharmadhikari Committee report on HR related issues in a time bound manner. The Committee constituted on the direction of Ministry of Civil aviation has...

July 17th, 2012 | Aviation, Default | Read More

New rapid exit taxiway commissioned at CSIA runway

The new taxiway will reduce the runway occupancy time by 9-10 seconds s part of the ongoing efforts to upgrade the overall ‘Airside Efficiency’ at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai International Airport (MIAL) recently commissioned a new Rapid Exit Taxiway N5 for runway...

July 17th, 2012 | Aviation, Default | Read More
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