Archive for the ‘General’ Category

China Southern to buy 6 Boeing Freighters

China Southern Airlines, one of the country’s top three carriers, will buy six Boeing 777 freighters with a total list price of USD$1.58 billion. Each freighter had a list price of USD$264 million.

June 25th, 2011 | General | Read More

E-ticketing for J&K Gondola cable car soon

The J & K Tourism department will soon launch an e-ticketing service for the ‘Gondola Cable Car’ in Gulmarg resort. “Online ticketing for Gondola rides would be introduced very soon,” said Nawang Rigzin Jora, Minister for Tourism and Culture, J&K, while addressing a function...

June 25th, 2011 | General | Read More

New emission charges: IATA slams EU

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) slams European Union by describing plans to charge the industry for emissions as “illegal”. The global aviation body said the new regulations merely echoed environmental failures of the past. IATA director general Giovanni Bisignani, said: “Uncoordinated...

June 15th, 2011 | General | Read More

New emission charges: IATA slams EU

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) slams European Union by describing plans to charge the industry for emissions as “illegal”. The global aviation body said the new regulations merely echoed environmental failures of the past. IATA director general Giovanni Bisignani, said: “Uncoordinated...

June 15th, 2011 | General | Read More

Tourists in S’pore: Indians on top

Indians are on top of the tourists graph of Singapore going by the number of tourists arrivvl in that small Asian country. According to data released by the Singapore Tourism Board, a total of 1,71,000 Indian tourists visited Singapore in the first quarter of this year, an increase of nine per cent from...

June 14th, 2011 | General | Read More

Railways web portal soon

Indian Railways will soon launch a new web portal. The website will contain information related to passenger services for the convenience of travellers, says News Agency report. The information will primarily include journey planners, eticketing, retiring room booking, train arrival/departure information,...

June 14th, 2011 | General | Read More

IHCL unveils new website

Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) has launched their new corporate and luxury website, www.tajhotels.com. The website reflects the new brand architecture showcasing the three brands, Taj, Vivanta by Taj and The Gateway Hotel. Further, the IHCL unveils new website website positions the 25 properties into...

June 14th, 2011 | General | Read More

FedEx coughs up $8m for false claims

FedEx Corp will pay the federal government $8 mn to settle allegations that it wrongly blamed security delays for the late delivery of packages to US gov agencies, the Justice Dept announced. The case relates to increased security measures at gov buildings in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, reported...

May 23rd, 2011 | General | Read More

Lufthansa loss widens

German airline Lufthansa saw its net loss widen to US$753 mn in the January-March period compared with $442.6 mn a year earlier, despite an increase in revenue. The company said the increase was due to measurement effects for hedging options, reported AP. Lufthansa said first-quarter revenues increased...

May 14th, 2011 | General | Read More

Kerala High Court accepts MoCA plea

At the request of Director of theMinistry of Civil Aviation Mrs.Shubha Thakur presented throughthe Asst Solicitor General of IndiaMr. P. Parameswaran Nair, Hon.High Court of Kerala has grantedtime till the reopening of Courts on23 May 2011 to file complianceaffidavit in the Contempt of Courtcase following...

April 17th, 2011 | General | Read More
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