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Govt pushes for transparent mechanism on flight overbooking

DELHI: The government is considering steps to ensure transparency in the practice of overbooking seats by airlines amid public outrage over a US carrier...

Rolls-Royce keen to make small aircraft with Indian companies

DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought to establish the country as a manufacturing hub through the Make-in-India project, and launched the regional connectivity...
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Air India to hire 80 co-pilots for wide-body Boeing planes

MUMBAI: State-owned Air India is hiring over 80 junior pilots for its wide-body Boeing B777 and B787 aircraft to meet the shortage of cockpit...
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Embraer, Air India to set up MRO facility in Secunderabad

DELHI: Brazilian aerospace major Embraer has partnered with state-owned Air India to set up a maintenance and repair MRO facility to maintain its brand...

SpiceJet plays national anthem minutes before landing!

INDORE: The flight is about to land; all passengers are strapped in; and the national anthem starts playing on the plane's PA system. Do the...

15000 trains affected by fog, measures to stem delay: Railways

DELHI: With more and more trains running late in the country, a slew of measures is being taken to curb delays. The Railways' punctuality rate...

MoCA to check overbooking by airlines

DELHI: The Civil Aviation Ministry has swung into action to crack down on the incidents of overbooking on domestic flights which rose by more...
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SpiceJet launches its 2nd daily direct flight on Kolkata–Dhaka sector

KOLKATA: SpiceJet flagged off its second daily direct flight services to Dhaka from Kolkata. The new flight will be operational starting from May 16, 2017,...
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SpiceJet told to compensate flyers for delay

AHMEDABAD: Airline company SpiceJet Ltd will have to pay Rs 15,000 to each of its Goa-bound passengers who had to wait for close to...

7,000 railway stations could become digital hotspots

DELHI: Mofussil India could be on the verge of a digital makeover. The railways have identified over 7,000 sleepy towns in the country for converting...

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