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Foreign – November 2006

Thursday, November 30, 2006
Amadeus to increase outsourcing jobs to India

Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Delhi to Rome in seven-and-a-half hours
Mallya moves to get Kingfisher fly to US
Air Arabia Boosts Flights to Mumbai
Singapore Airlines plans to increase flights to India

Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Italy’s Eurofly to start direct flights to India
Extra flights to Indian cities
Indian airlines offered Germany-Berlin gateway

Monday, November 27, 2006
Good response to Gulf Air services
Business airline to go green on tickets
Lost luggage? Call India

Saturday, November 25, 2006
Jet may get nod for Gulf flights
IA to set up aircraft repair JV with Snecma
Britain keen on Bengal airports & other infrastructure projects
When Abdullah Was Stripped Naked At A US Airport
Air Services Agreement between India and Switzerland

Friday, November 24, 2006
UK offers to help WB build second airport

Thursday, November 23, 2006
India, EU ink civil aviation pact
Number of air passengers between UK, India double in two years
Singapore Airlines eyeing new destinations
First Haj flights from India Arrive at Jeddah and Madinah
Gulf Air’s annual India Agents Awards honour top passenger

Wednesday, November 22, 2006
P&W, Kingfisher Sign Contract for $300 Million Engine Order
Eurocopter expects Asian sales boom
Thai Airways set to add more Indian destinations
Brunei, India looking to expand bilateral air services agreements
Flights from Mangalore to Muscat, Abu Dhabi likely

Monday, November 20, 2006
Taneja Aerospace issues equity shares to Merrill Lynch
Etihad Airways’ the Preferred Choice for expatriate communities in Oman
Libya launches air route to Italy; plans to connect India
Another air passenger dies on arrival
Briton begs court to convict him

Sunday, November 19, 2006
Gulf Air to expand operations
Jazeera Airways flies 500,000 people in first year
Dubai – Mangalore Air India Express Delayed by 6 Hours
Opportunities for Indian private airlines in Afghanistan: Karzai

Saturday, November 18, 2006
Govt to review norms allowing domestic carriers to fly abroad
Global Aircraft Solutions announces contract with Kingfisher
Air Sahara adds Male to its global network
Air India victims to receive memorial

Friday, November 17, 2006
Top freighter firms set to land in India
Lufthansa to resume Kolkata-Frankfurt flight after 35 years
Air Canada offering takes flight

Thursday, November 16, 2006
Rome, direct, from next year
Kuwait Airways says cooperating with probe
Singapore’s ST Engineering turns to India: president
Oman, India hold talks on aviation
Griffon Aviation is sole India GSA for Fiji’s Air Pacific Airline
Mach selected by aeromobile for world’s first in-flight mobile phone service
Berlin Tourism along with Bird Group makes its India impact
EVA blames sky-high fuel for red ink
Gucci, Dior at Delhi airport soon
BA to have online payment gateway

Wednesday, November 15, 2006
British Airways Offers ‘London for Free’
“Out of shape” hostesses vow to fight Indian airline
India, US working on navigation system
Etihad Guests enjoy a bite of the Big Apple
Bell Helicopter and Rolls-Royce deals herald Indian light helicopter decision

Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Airports Authority of India consortium gets Nigeria’s Nnamdi Azikiwe airport
Security Scare: Kuwaiti Airways aircraft flies over PM’s home
FAA spans wings in India to help aviation infrastructure take off
Norms are being followed to clear Jet Airways’ US operations: Patel
DHL begins weather- proof transport service
Partnership: Alitalia eyes Air India
GE eyes big chunk of infrastructure pie
Runway will put US, Asia in our reach

Monday, November 13, 2006
FBI activates hijack alarm- Email threat prompts airport drill
FBI alert: Origin of e-mail being probed
India, US to expand cooperation in civil aviation
Jet Airways ready for flights to US
KLM to pay Rs 1.16-crore compensation
Dubai Logistics City woos Indian investment
Muslim pilot fired for violating company policy, no animus shown
Muscat – Mangalore Direct Flight : Memorandum Submitted to Oman Air

Sunday, November 12, 2006
EVA Airways to fly to India
Jet Airways to operate Mumbai-Brussels-Newark flights
Retired Delta pilots are finding work in Asia
Delta Connection Academy Flight School Picks Cirrus
Passport forgery: Three foreigners detained

Saturday, November 11, 2006
MAS to sign special pro-rate agreement with Kingfisher
Viva Macau to start long-haul flights to India
Libyan Airline Plans Major Expansion
Air-India registers 11% growth in Doha local business
Gujarat on Kuwait airline’s flight path
MD Helicopters appoints single dealer for Indian Sub Continent

Friday, November 10, 2006
Jet Airways eyeing South Africa, China
New way to India from Sydney
Liwa Air set to become major challenger Middle East’s cargo airlines
Finnair brings Santa to India
Bangkok beckons tourists from India
Unattended bags trigger alarm at Mumbai airport
Lion Air to open 7 new int’l air routes next year
Star Alliance simplifies round the world travel planning
Aspect Software Earns Top Honors
Conference on modern airline ticketing opens

Thursday, November 09, 2006
India blocks airlift of Bnei Menashe
Lufthansa eyes non-metros
RAK Airways wants fleet of seven in five years
Nok Air ruffles feathers in parent’s nest
Indians win $191M Qantas deal
Man destined to Male’ held in India
Ottawa left Air-India families waiting, inquiry told
More cash needed for rapid-response teams, Air India probe told
Man held for duty free shoplifting

Wednesday, November 08, 2006
Talks on for flights from Leicestershire to India
Mulroney worried about country’s image after Air India: documents
Secrecy issues delay Air India inquiry
Air Arabia daily flights to Chennai

Tuesday, November 07, 2006
Rolls-Royce flies closer to HAL
Finnair’s Delhi route ‘a northern Europe first’
Air India inquiry faces delay until February
SriLankan gets inflight entertainment award

Monday, November 06, 2006
Government witnesses to be grilled this week at Air India inquiry
Bombardier, railways in loco tie-up

Sunday, November 05, 2006
Deaths onboard BA and AI
Kuwait firm orders six Airbus jets
Flight fails to take off due to technical snag

Saturday, November 04, 2006
EU law on air service gets Govt in tizzy
A mystery behind the history plane
Cox & Kings tie-up with Indian for Direct Reservation Interface
Kuwait Airways plans to spread its wings further
Malaysian aircraft grounded at Mumbai airport

Friday, November 03, 2006
SriLankan Airlines Cargo launches regional charter service
FedEx acquires Indian cargo airline
Austrian Airlines not to launch India service
UAE airline opts for Technopark IT firm’s system
Indian launches first direct flight to Male
Bell Helicopter looking at maintenance unit, alliances in India
British Airways keen to tap premium class passengers
Tiger set to add destinations in India, Sri Lanka
Hindalco forms venture with Almex of the U.S.
Delta flies non-stop between New York and Mumbai
Etihad lifts lid on loyalty scheme
Indian court returns Israeli backpacker’s passport

Wednesday, November 01, 2006
Air France launches Chennai service
Arrested Pakistani militant was trying to join flying clubs in India
Airblue has lessons for local airlines
World’s longest jet to fly in Indian skies
After new service, Finnair to bring Santa to India
Emirates holiday packages a big hit

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