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Foreign – August 2006

Thursday, August 31, 2006
Deccan to start non-scheduled services to US, Europe
Philippine Airlines plans service to Indian destination
Finnair to operate additional flights to Delhi
Jet Airways appears to be ideal partner : MAS
Heroin from India worth £20,000 intercepted at UK airport
Deccan Aviation’s Sri Lanka JV launch delayed following violence
Jetstar Asia has no plans to restart Calcutta flights
Jet Airways employee released
Ground Support: Do You Have an India Strategy?
Air India awaits official approval to carry duty-free goods on board
Briton gets away with a ‘sorry’
Mangalore Dubai flight likely from October 2
Dubai to host International Travel Catering Association conference
Etihad woos passengers with unique guest programme

Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University eyeing India
Nepal’s new arms cache seized by India?
French journo held for smoking in Chennai airport
EADS says to invest 2 bln euros in India
Air India seeks security boost at Bahrain airport

Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Panic at Kenya airport as AI plane blocks runway
Eva Air to open Taipei-Mumbai passenger route
Turkey Exceeds Ottoman Borders in Airport Construction
Cargo soars 25% from Scottish airports
Malaysian Airlines flight makes emergency landing
Pune to Dubai in 30 hrs
SilkAir may start Coimbatore operations by ’08
Complaints Mount as Rush Starts for Vacationers to Return

Monday, August 28, 2006
Kuwait Airways flights to Ahmedabad
Bimstec Tourism Ministers’ meet in Kathmandu
Detained 12 can claim damages

Sunday, August 27, 2006
Pilot-drain the new aviation crisis in Australia

Saturday, August 26, 2006
Thailand keen to do business in India’s northeast
Satyam bags IT deal from biggest Oz airline
United Technologies expects double-digit growth from India
Airlines offer mid-air Onam feast
UK-bound? Brace yourself
Dutch apologise for detaining Indians
Dutch to furnish detailed report
India lodges strong protest with Dutch envoy
Indian passengers say Dutch officials treated them well
US confirms use of air marshals on NorthWest flight
Anxious moments inside Flight 42
Rules or bias? The question is in the air
Better be safe than sorry, say cabin crew

Friday, August 25, 2006
12 Mumbai men arrested on US Jet to be freed
“The were treated like dogs”

Thursday, August 24, 2006
Dutch arrest 12 on U.S. plane bound for Mumbai

Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Man from Hyderabad held at Glasgow airport on gun charge

Tuesday, August 22, 2006
DGCA asks foreign pilots to learn English
Foreign pilots gather tailwind in India
AI outsources JFK ground handling to Swissport
Gulf airfare hike unethical, say MPs
Malaysia Airlines offers cheap online fares
Jazeera set to launch Kochi service
DTDC geared up to enter Chinese market in September

Monday, August 21, 2006
JAL to Increase flights to China, India & Thailand
Liquids ban on Air India flights from Bahrain

Sunday, August 20, 2006
British Indian councillor backs racial profiling

Saturday, August 19, 2006
Chinese cargo airline with plans for India suspends operations
Oman Air offers aircraft certification services

Friday, August 18, 2006
Air Sahara to scale Great Wall
Singapore too rakes security fear over Jet
Malaysia eases visa rules eased for Chinese, Indians
Japan Airlines increases flights to China, India, Thailand
JAL to increase fuel surcharges on overseas routes
Qantas surcharge soars
Lufthansa-Galileo spat hits travel agents

Thursday, August 17, 2006
SriLankan’s Goa flight to benefit Mideast travellers
Sri Lankan plans fuel surcharge; trims costs onboard
Sharma issues legal notices to two London tabloids
Ethiopian Airlines plans to fly to Calcutta too
Air New Zealand is looking to include India and Philippines

Wednesday, August 16, 2006
GMR wants to land in Changi, Bangkok airports
Project Sales Corp Brings Marston Domsel GmbH Hylomar in India

Tuesday, August 15, 2006
Oman Air, Indian offer ‘fare gift’ on Indian sectors
AirAsia to turn pilot training academy into regional one
Strong performance for Amadeus in Asia Pacific
Expansion Plans For Francistown Airport Underway

Monday, August 14, 2006
Long flights to India unaffected
Low rates, inadequacy of infrastructure make India less favourable: MASkargo
British Airways cancells flight
Gulf Air told to pay for harassment

Sunday, August 13, 2006
US fliers under scan
India-bound travellers in dark over baggage rules

Saturday, August 12, 2006
UK identifies Jet employee as terror suspect
Oil price clips wings of Asia Pacific airlines

Friday, August 11, 2006
CAE net earning for first quarter $32.7m
Jet signs codeshare pact with Qantas
Cathay Pacific announces revenue increase of 13%

Thursday, August 10, 2006
For Indians, visa on arrival scheme in Malaysia
Fly to Bangkok free
Thai Airways to begin operations in 11 destinations in India
Lufthansa Jul Passenger Count +4.6% At 4.97 Million
Delta posts $2.2 bln net loss for second quarter

Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Biman flight triggers bomb scare at Kolkata
Lufthansa in Kolkata sky after 35 yrs
Jet plans India-China-US flights
Eurocopter enters Indian market with its EC145
Boeing rolls out first 737-900ER to enthusiastic reviews
Airfare hike a cruel act, says MP
Etihad Airways offers discounts for students

Tuesday, August 08, 2006
Travel agents’ foul play lands returning expats in quandary
Restoration of air link to Tajikistan under study
Air Canada expands India service
BAA July traffic numbers up 3.1 pct to record 15 million

Monday, August 07, 2006
Tyre burst grounds Indian passengers

Sunday, August 06, 2006
Newark sees rise in flights to India

Saturday, August 05, 2006
Jet Airways launches flight to link Amritsar, London
Sex shame for Indian airline ch

Oman Air launches e-ticketing at Thiruvananthapuram
BA’s former Indian offshore unit floats on NYSE

Friday, August 04, 2006
Manitoba flying school trains pilots from India
Airlines seek fewer foreign pilots to trim costs
ATR to set up subsidiary in Bangalore
Jetmakers cash in as middle class looks to the skies
MP demands cheaper airfares for Keralites in Gulf

Thursday, August 03, 2006
Air Arabia increases connectivity between Mumbai & Sharjah
Etihad plans to double flights to India
Amadeus first-half revenue exceeds EUR 1.3 billion
Reyat returns to court

Wednesday, August 02, 2006
460 foreign pilots on Indian flights
Mortgage company sues Air-India bombing case accused
Fabulous offers by Singapore Airlines

Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Snecma to open three centres as it bids to double CFM56 capacity
Private cargo aircraft forced to land at Mumbai

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