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Airports – December 2006

Sunday, December 31, 2006
Fasten your seat belts…

Saturday, December 30, 2006
MIAL starts land hunt, even AAI asked to move out
Workers oppose privatisation of Chennai airport
Foundation laid for Jaipur’s new International Terminal Building
Navi Mumbai airport work may be delayed

Friday, December 29, 2006
UK computer major to help upgrade Delhi airport
Naval Chief not satisfied with opening of Dabolim for 24 hours
Gujarat mulls another international airport
ITDC to shut down duty-free shops at Delhi airport
Rs.35 bn expansion plan for Cochin airport
CIAL air traffic up by 38 per cent
New Year Goa flights on a high

Thursday, December 28, 2006
Kancheepuram may get Chennai’s second International Airport
Plans in the wings for long, work on ITB at Ahmedabad to take-off
L&T may bag civil contract for Bangalore airport

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Delhi fog condition improves
45% work over at new Bangalore airport
Metro signs MoU for airport line
Indian employees on one-day hunger strike

Tuesday, December 26, 2006
DP World plans second airport near Kolkata
AAI’s consultancy in Nigeria- the real intention
Airlines blame passengers for deaths at airport
Nagpur airport all set to take off as cargo hub
Govt likely to upgrade Dabolim airport by `08
Pune readies flight path for international airport

Monday, December 25, 2006
One more passenger death at Mumbai airport

Sunday, December 24, 2006
DGCA to relax norms for flight take off during fog
DGCA puts airlines on mat
Fog wreaks havoc with holiday season traffic
Fog delays President Kalam’s Mumbai trip
AAI’s fire station to be modernised soon

Saturday, December 23, 2006
Woman passenger threatens suicide as fog delays flight
Delhi fog: Flight operations rescheduled
Chaos, congestion accompanies fog
Medical facilities at airport will be upgraded: Patel
Passenger dies at Mumbai airport
Mumbai Immigration Deports NRI Kids of 7 and 3 1/2 Years !
GMR sends staff to visit foreign airports

Friday, December 22, 2006
Airport regulator to set tariffs, draft common standards
Flights normal in Delhi after night of fog disruptions
Ground handling draft policy sent to Cabinet
Swiss firm to set up duty-free shops at Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad airports
Master plan for Coimbatore Airport expansion on the cards
Government approves construction of new International Terminal at Ahmedabad
It’s halfway for BIAL
Indian ePassport trials set for 2007
Liz hurles abuses at photographer

Thursday, December 21, 2006
Manpower shortage puts Pune airport at risk
Halwara airport: Issue stuck in MoD
Met Dept to go in for Rs 370-crore equipment upgrade
Indian airport security to be upgraded
Bangalore’s aero show sets sky as the limit
DIAL announces absorption policy for AAI employees
Privatisation of Delhi,
Mumbai airports among outstanding deals of 2006

Airport to be upgraded
No vistors at Goa airport from Dec 24 to Jan 2

Monday, December 18, 2006
India invites Japanese participation in development of Indian airports
CAT 22 fogs up airports
Airlines approach Defence Ministry to open military airports

Friday, December 15, 2006
Airlines with CAT III to get airport priority
Autogrill ventures into India
Police manhandles journalist
Upgradation of airports in Chhattisgarh and Bihar

Thursday, December 14, 2006
Fog: DGCA issues additional guidelines
Fog disrupts flights for 2nd day
Visibility meters fail in fog fight
Many of the stranded at airport are newlyweds and relatives

Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Delhi gets foggy, delays cloud Mumbai
Site near Chakan identified for Pune airport
Coimbatore, Madurai and Trichi airports to be developed
Land handed over for Jabalpur, Khajuraho airports
DS Constructions Ltd ties up with Flughafen Munchen GmbH
Meinhardt exhibits international and domestic presence at Aerodrome India

Tuesday, December 12, 2006
Fog delays Delhi flights for first time this winter
Most airlines OK with fog
L&T Wins Rs5,400 crore Delhi Airport Contract
Hubli airport land acquisition may take 6-8 months
Demand for upgrading Bagdogra Airport gains momentum
Pune airport may be temporarily shut next year
GMR to build AP airport rail link
Bomb scare over unclaimed bag

Monday, December 11, 2006
Short-staffed, CISF men & women on all-week duty at airport
Get ready for fog and travel troubles

Saturday, December 09, 2006
All airports on high alert following hijack threat
Bangalore’s new airport to become major business hub

Friday, December 08, 2006
Big brother will watch airport operators
Emaar, Nakheel likely to enter airport projects in India
Certificate of ICAO standard granted to Delhi, Mumbai & Kochi airports
Mac Express now at stations & airports
Five consultants short listed for airport develoment
Ministry asks TN for fresh proposal for Chennai airport
Union holds protest at Delhi airport

Thursday, December 07, 2006
Steps taken to ease traffic congestion at airports: Govt
‘Air surcharge unacceptable, but no action’
Patel to seek congestion levy rollback
Airlines may seek cut in airport charges
Govt may introduce Airport regulatory bill during budget session
Essar group to set up MRO facility in T’puram
Lohegaon to have environ mgmt panel
Now, airport is just a DIAL away
Meeting for Halwara Airport on Dec 9, says Chief Secy

Tuesday, December 05, 2006
Central delay leaves Kannur airport project grounded
Plane skids off runway at IGI airport
Karnataka is still on tarmac, AP takes off
Karwar airfield will have limited operations

Monday, December 04, 2006
Airport body lands into row
Several flights cancelled due to bad weather

Sunday, December 03, 2006
Imphal Airport to have night landing facilities
No takers for Dabolim night operations

Saturday, December 02, 2006
International airport at Indore by April 2008
Jindal Vijaynagar Airport open for commercial operations

Friday, December 01, 2006
Small towns to figure in air map
MIAL inaugurates India the rapid exit taxiway at CSIA
US plane blocks runway
Nuance wins Bangalore Airport Duty free contract

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