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Foreign – July 2006

Monday, July 31, 2006
HAL Inks Deals With IAI and Elbit
Robotic aircraft competition flies on technology’s edge
More flights on Dubai-Delhi route
Air Arabia adds more flights to Mumbai
Etihad bets on India for profits to take off

Sunday, July 30, 2006
DAE gets invitation to develop India’s airports

Saturday, July 29, 2006
Air Deccan set to take off from Sri lanka
Kolkata becomes Lufthansa’s sixth destination in India

Friday, July 28, 2006
BAA considers Stansted to India link
Siemens Gets EUR16 Million Order From India Bangalore Airport
Air India Cargo & Cargojet Announce Alliance
AI flight causes scare at Bahrain airport
SIA in talks with Kingfisher Air
Australian air Express joins Technopark IT firms

Thursday, July 27, 2006
SIA Engineering to form JV with India’s Wadia Group
Jet Airways to start Amritsar-London flights from August
Lufthansa announces new route between Frankfurt and Kolkata
British Airways sells stake in India’s WNS
Srilankan joins Tempo Holidays programme to India & Sri Lanka
Virgin Blue had considered investment in India

Wednesday, July 26, 2006
MAXjet Confirms: No Truth to Acquisition by Kingfisher Airlines
Agreement With US On Airport Modernisation
British Airways’ gift to Indian students
Impact Image Promotes bmi Long Haul Routes

Tuesday, July 25, 2006
CAE forms alliance to tackle pilot shortages
AirAsia eyes flights to south China, east India
Virgin Atlantic’s new offer for students
Fly daily to London from Bangalore
Tata goes in hard on aviation

Monday, July 24, 2006
Taxing time for air travellers
Third A320 joins Jazeera Airways

Sunday, July 23, 2006
Cathay to add flights in mainland
Satyam, TCS square off for Qantas applications contract

Saturday, July 22, 2006
Orders for 90 Airbuses at Farnboroughn show narrow Boeing’s lead
Rolls-Royce and HAL celebrate 50 years of partnership
Jet lag: Paris to Mumbai in 41 hours
Singapore’s Tiger Airways to add five cities
Fine Indian Cuisine on Singapore Airlines
New country manager for Indian at Bahrain

Friday, July 21, 2006
Kingfisher eyes MAXjet of US
Two race for Qantas job

Thursday, July 20, 2006
Kingfisher Airlines Awards Thales UK $24m Contract for Three Full Flight Simulators
Rolls-Royce sees $600bn engine market
DAE eyes major airport projects in India, China
Druk Air hit in Delhi
Mack Brooks Group to organize Inter Airport India Exhibition with Inter Ads

Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Pratt & Whitney Canada catches US$60M contract with Kingfisher
Kingfisher Airlines Chooses Pratt & Whitney’s PW4000 Engine for A330 Fleet
Air India Charters Orders 18 Blended Winglet shipsets
Kingfisher CEO backs A350 revamp, no orders
AirAsia aims to fly to China, India next year
Honeywell bags Deccan contract
Adelaide Airport’s fees are sky high: Mumbai is the cheapest
Airline industry leaders will join the GCC Low Cost Airlines

Tuesday, July 18, 2006
Jet Airways Orders 737-800 Blended Winglets
Jet Airways implements cabin baggage standards for London flights
Jet Airways selects Northrop system
CAE Signs Contracts Worth C$20 Mln With Air Deccan
Kingfisher close to IAE engine deal

Monday, July 17, 2006
Domestic carriers may place $2 bn orders at airshow
Losses imperil Boeing, Airbus orders
With sales flying high, Boeing can relax, enjoy show
Goodrich to Supply Wheels and Brakes to Jet Airways
Centre’s nod to import of super jumbo carriers
DHL signs up with Transmile
Etihad Air to cover more local destinations

Sunday, July 16, 2006
India, China help keep GE thriving
Malik to help Air-India bombing probe
India, Singapore to enhance air connectivity
Airlines add flights to Europe
Dubai-Mangalore Low-budget Flight Still Away from Couple of Months

Saturday, July 15, 2006
Jet Airways and SWISS Announce Frequent Flyer Partnership
Progress in aviation training amazes President Arroyo
HCL debuts at Farnborough air show

Friday, July 14, 2006
Gulf carriers swoop down on A-I, Indian
Airbus Launches Corporate Jet Sales In Miami
Malaysia Airlines offers monsoon special airfare
Etihad Airways signs up for Amadeus’ Altéa Customer Management Solution

Thursday, July 13, 2006
NTSB Updates Bangalore 727 Explosion Investigation
Jet’s US plans long delayed
Etihad Airways signs contract with Cargo Community Network
Delta Invites Budget-Minded Jet Setters to Explore the World
ITC Infotech launches interline e-ticketing testing service

Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Passages to India and China lift BAA
KFW initiates discussions with airlines for debt exposure
Brunei Airlines Appoints General Sales Agent In India
Cathay Pacific’s passengers 11.1 percent more in first 6 months
UAE Indians cancel holiday plans
Aviation Conference To Focus On Critical Issues

Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Airlines add flights as more U.S. travelers take trips to Europe
Hong Kong for a song
SirLankan’s Goa flights from October
The Globalysis Directory of Airlines in Asia Issued

Sunday, July 09, 2006
Low-cost airlines capture larger share of growth
Thales UK eyeing Indian Simulator Market
Efforts to Kuwait – Mangalore Direct Flight

Saturday, July 08, 2006
Jet trims expansion plan for Amritsar-London

Friday, July 07, 2006
Virgin Atlantic, McCann’s relationship ends
Emirates flight to Bangalore from October
Singapore Airlines offers special return fare
Nok Air plans to start flights to Bangalore

Thursday, July 06, 2006
Jetstar Asia too eyes Jet Airways
Air Sahara to re-start Delhi-London fights

Wednesday, July 05, 2006
Qantas seeks carrier alliance for India

Tuesday, July 04, 2006
Alteon plans 787 centres in India, Australia, and Singapore
Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways starts operations to India
Eurocopter plans $1 bn investment in India

Monday, July 03, 2006
Singapore to liberalize air service agreements with India

Sunday, July 02, 2006
High ai
r fares to India rapped

Saturday, July 01, 2006
Delta to discontinue Chennai flights
Korean Air Cargo to launch B747 freighter flights in India this month
Frankfurt – Mumbai Aeroflot Cargo service in the offing.

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