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Foreign – December 2006

Sunday, December 31, 2006
HolidayAir to launch in March
Air India Express prepares for take-off from Bahrain

Saturday, December 30, 2006
Emirates offers special fares for select destinations

Friday, December 29, 2006
UK computer major to help upgrade Delhi airport

Thursday, December 28, 2006
Big Mac to invest Rs 400cr in India

Tuesday, December 26, 2006
Panel to study opening of Gulf to pvt airlines
AAI’s consultancy in Nigeria- the real intention
Make merry in the New Year abroad!
Fake papers strand six travellers
UTair Finance Places RUR2bn Series 03 Bond Issue

Monday, December 25, 2006
Dead man on board Air India aircraft gives airport staff a shock
Alafco boosts capital to expand

Sunday, December 24, 2006
Backpacker Daisy appeals to court
Srinagar-Jeddah Flight Cancelled Due to Snag
Qatar Airways adds two more India destinations
Rolls-Royce continues to make good progress
Nepal Airlines short of pilots

Saturday, December 23, 2006
Fog leaves thousands of holidaymakers stranded at Heathrow
Jupiter to induct Thales as strategic investor
AirAsia to expand in to India, China
Sri Lankan government to float new budget airline

Friday, December 22, 2006
More private carriers may be allowed to fly abroad: Praful Patel
UK fog: Flights to and from India unaffected
Qatar Airways to fly to Chennai, Ahmedabad
Open Skies agreement: India, US both stand to gain
Swiss firm to set up duty-free shops at Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad airports

Thursday, December 21, 2006
Overweight man sues Air France

Tuesday, December 19, 2006
Emirates Airlines to expand call centre base in India
Turkey plans to tap expanding Indian tourist market
Emirates’ India-expansion programme gets a boost
GMG Airlines targets 100 weekly flights to India

Monday, December 18, 2006
India invites Japanese participation in development of Indian airports
Hawaiian Airlines to move accounting jobs to India
Jet Airways to use Bangkok as springboard
U.S. flight simulator lands at Air India

Friday, December 15, 2006
Airlines keen to scale Great Wall
CHC arrives with first FDI in chopper service
Air India to start non-stop service to US
Autogrill ventures into India
Cathay Pacific to introduce three additional flights
Air alliance SkyTeam selects Kale Consultants’ billing product

Thursday, December 14, 2006
Govt to open Gulf routes for Jet, Air Sahara
Now, three-year-old airlines can fly abroad
Israelis warned not to go to Goa, India
AIR India Express starts service to Bahrain
China Airline to resume services India
Gulf Air Teams Up With American Airlines
Jazeera Airways offers end of year seat sales
Air Arabia opens for sale new Mini Breaks!

Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Opium bust nets 4 years
Abacus enhances process of claiming refunds
Racial abuse: Qantas former engineer gets $70,000 in damages
Mangalorean carries Asiad torch high
DS Constructions Ltd ties up with Flughafen Munchen GmbH />KLM signs chef brothers to take charge of on-board catering
Meinhardt exhibits international and domestic presence at Aerodrome India

Tuesday, December 12, 2006
Japan-India flights likely to quadruple
Finnair flights to Delhi could increase unlawful pharmaceutical imports
Bombardier grows leadership team in India
Jet Airways to fly US, Canada
Jet to operate flights to Bangkok
Jet Airways signs contract with CAE for Simulators

Monday, December 11, 2006
Singapore Airlines launches more flights
Star adds Turkish Airlines; eyeing India

Sunday, December 10, 2006
Long-Haul Flights Get Longer
Korean plane lands after passenger falls sick

Saturday, December 09, 2006
Malaysia freezes visas-on-arrival for foreigners flying in from Chennai
Statue installed in Bantry Bay to commemorate Air India & Oil tanker explosion victims
Honeywell wants to relocate small engine unit to HAL
KLM fully revamps onboard catering
EVA Air plans flights to Taiwan, Taipe
Air-India bombing convicted can now ask for computer access

Friday, December 08, 2006
Cabinet approves India-US aviation pact
Airbus A380 to fly into India next year
Emaar, Nakheel likely to enter airport projects in India
India and Pakistan agree to increase freight
Airbus doubles investment in India

Thursday, December 07, 2006
CAE lands $51-million in orders for simulators

Wednesday, December 06, 2006
bmi halts India-UK flight
India-Romania to exploit aviation front too to expand bilateral trade
Federal Express poised to enter China’s domestic market
Australian passengers will now be talking to BA staff in India

Tuesday, December 05, 2006
AIA kicks off India trade mission
Lufthansa may give dedicated credit card to Indian customers
Fly Virgin Atlantic Upper Class & earn space miles
Thai’s Nok Air may fly to India

Monday, December 04, 2006
UK-India air traffic has doubled since 2004
C.H. Robinson acquires India company

Sunday, December 03, 2006
Lufthansa resumes Kolkata-Frankfurt flight
American Airlines appoints Amritraj as its brand ambassador
Austrian Airlines: fleet’s remodulation

Saturday, December 02, 2006
Viva Macau plans to fly to India from 2007
SIA Engineering plans to tap into Asia’s booming aviation industry
SriLankan flies to Goa; plans Jeddah services
Changi airport achieves new record in flights` number
KLM renews in-flight menu offerings
Nepal to privatise airline, resume services from India

Friday, December 01, 2006
Jet ties up with American Airlines
South African Airways’s new flights to Sao Paulo would originate in Mumbai
Finnair Cargo five times to India
Doha-bound passenger dozes off, returns by same flight
CCN joins IATA’s e-freight program
US plane blocks runway
Boeing, Air India Celebrate Milestone With 737-800 Delivery

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