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Foreign – September 2006

Saturday, September 30, 2006
Sapphire plans cheap US-India airline
WIG craft, a new word in aviation
AI Express to Delhi/Amritsar/Dubai & Mangalore/Dubai sector

Friday, September 29, 2006
Alpha Airports looking to win in-flight catering deals in India
Boeing Expands India Management
Lankan airline to operate flights from Colombo to Dabolim
SAA to revamp flights to India
Diplomats dismayed by Air India disaster
Tata Develops Cabin Crew Course for Ventana Aviation
Visa on arrival for Indian tourists in Malaysia
SriLankan Airlines into destination marketing

Thursday, September 28, 2006
Jet plans flight to Canada, China in 2007
Air India to start flights from Suvarnabhumi airport
Air Deccan chooses Lufthansa Technik for TCS
Rescuers describe 1985 crash
Pakistan to give “visa on arrival” to Indian tourists

Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Open skies fail to thrill western carriers
Qatar Air special fares to Subcontinent
Israeli woman arrested in India released on bail
Air India lifts hand baggage restrictions
‘No-frills airlines must be encouraged’
Qatar Airways chooses HITIT’s CRANE 4C customer relations system

Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Emergency landing for Malay flight in Chennai
Nepal helicopter crash: rescuers begin retrieving bodies
Anguished calls for justice from families of victims at Air India inquiry

Sunday, September 24, 2006
India joins search for WWF helicopter
AIR India Express to Bahrain next year
Air India to ease baggage rules

Saturday, September 23, 2006
Finnair chooses ITC Infotech as outsourcing partner
Int’l airlines to Nepal allowed to add extra flights
Air India relatives to get their day at inquiry
Air India bomb-maker faces perjury trial
Bangalore-Dubai flights from next week

Friday, September 22, 2006
Air Canada eyes India with new planes
Mysterious A-I package: Police expand probe
India’s Cades Digitech talks to Rekkof on Fokker 70/100 re-start
Bombing of Flight 182: Public Hearings Begin Sept 25

Thursday, September 21, 2006
Indians cancel Thailand holidays
Indian Airlines operates flight to Bangkok
It’s still destination Thailand for many
Bombardier eyes India’s aviation pie with CRJ900
Bangalore-Dubai flights from next week
Air India: Concern over packaging
Indo-Canadian barred from boarding flight to US

Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Mystery package grounds AI flight
EL AL demands special rights of surveillance around Mumbai airport
Routes breaks all records
FAA Certified: Embraer’s 175

Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Air India Express widens network
India to accept more flights from UAE airlines

Sunday, September 17, 2006
Nepal minister rescues trafficking victims from Indian airport
NGOs to Sue S’pore, WB-IMF for Abuse at Airport

Saturday, September 16, 2006
Nok Air to fly to India in January 2007
Virgin Atlantic records 250% growth in last fiscal
AAI gets letter of appreciation from French
Heathrow Terminal 4 tube services will resume on 17
Foreign airlines make beeline for Nepal

Friday, September 15, 2006
UK Film Director Jailed After Air India Flight Rampage
Bomb hoax call: ‘The man was drunk’

Thursday, September 14, 2006
IA flight diversion precautionary measure against hijacking threat
Routes 2006 in Dubai – the biggest yet

Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Air India awards contract worth USD70 mn to Thales
Swissport prepares to enter Indian market
Malaysia Airports hopes to manage three Middle East airports
Air India’s Sujoy Kishore BARN Secretary

Tuesday, September 12, 2006
DAE to announce first overseas project soon
FedEx pilots union approve a labor agreement

Monday, September 11, 2006
UK envoy held up at Kolkata airport
5 new flights for pilgrims to holy Bodh Gaya
Indian Airlines resuming Kathmandu-Varanasi-Kathmandu flights
Finnair looking at code share with Indian carrier
Amsterdam incident unfortunate: Dutch minister

Sunday, September 10, 2006
Emirates plans 8 flights a week to Bangalore

Saturday, September 09, 2006
Emirates says it could invest in local carriers
RAK Airways preparing for flight to India
Jet announces Interline e-ticketing agreement with KLM
Guwahati-Dhaka air services in the offing

Friday, September 08, 2006
Brunei Airlines to fly to India
Air Mauritius introduces two Airbus 340-300E

Thursday, September 07, 2006
India registers protest over action of Dutch
No security concerns on Jet: Britain
Boeing delivers Bavaria’s first next-generation 737-800
Flight Delay Leaves AI Passengers Stranded
Curbs on hand baggage lifted
Menzies acquires company that do AI cargo services at O’Hare
US security shock for Indian fliers

Wednesday, September 06, 2006
Low cost sector drives global aviation growth
Nepal arms deal: Govt disclosure thickens mystery
Global air fares to dip with new players
Jet plans direct flights to Bangkok
Chennai, Mumbai on Finnair radar
Indo-EU aviation summit in November

Tuesday, September 05, 2006
Singapore Airlines-Wadia JV eyes 8 airports
NZ Indians stranded by axed flights
Lufthansa To Focus On Western India
Finnair to raise Asian Cabin Crew headcount
Mukherjee gets glimpse of project to combat air terrorism
‘Ukrainian cargo plane not grounded in India’
Damas ties up with Flemingo to enter Indian duty free market
Finnair ties up with Ambassador for in-flight catering
Eco-scavenger ‘barred from business-class’

Sunday, September 03, 2006
Jazeera’s Pak crew member sent back from Kerala Airport
Few aircraft forces AI to reduce LA flights
Aviation majors force EADS to reconsider
HAL, EADS signs MoU
Datamatix-organizes GCC Low Cost Airlines Conference

Saturday, September 02, 2006
India thwarted double bid by Nepal to buy arms
Indian detained at Paris airport
Kanishka bombing: Victims’ kin seek public inquiry

Friday, September 01, 2006
Air-India to fly non-stop to New York from April
Air France tri-weekly Chennai-Paris service from October-end

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