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Meet the Doogie Howser M.D. of the Airline Industry

Posted December 31, 2013 by Eric Auxier

Aditya Palnitkar is an incredibly accomplished young man. Not only is he a world traveller who speaks several languages, he is also an author and businessman.

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Kingfisher Airlines Boeing 727 (N727VJ) at Mumbai. (Photo by Sean d'Silva via wikimedia)
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Airline News

Kingfisher Must Win Bankers’ Permission To Fly Again, Minister Says

Posted January 23, 2013 by AFP

India’s aviation minister warned grounded Kingfisher that the debt-laden carrier will need to get clearance from its bankers to fly again.

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Air India's first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, VT-ANH, seen in March 2012. (Photo by Andrew W. Sieber via Flickr, CC BY-NC)
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Airline News

India Entitled to ‘Reimbursement’ Over Dreamliners, Minister Says

Posted January 18, 2013 by AFP

India’s aviation minister said Thursday ailing Air India should be entitled to “reimbursement” from US giant Boeing.

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A SpiceJet Boeing 737-900ER (VT-SGD) seen taking off. (Photo by Nisarg Vyas via wikimedia)
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India’s SpiceJet Shares Jump On Stake Sale Talk

Posted January 15, 2013 by AFP

Shares of Indian budget airline SpiceJet rose nearly 5% Tuesday as the carrier said foreign carriers had expressed acquisition interest.

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Tail section of a Dassault Rafale jet. (Photo by Georges Seguin via wikimedia, CC-BY-SA)
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India Says French Rafale Jets Contract Being Fine-Tuned

Posted January 12, 2013 by AFP

India is fine-tuning a contract to buy 126 French-made Rafale fighter jets, Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said on Thursday.

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A Kingfisher Airlines Airbus A320 (VT-KEG) taxis at Bangalore. (Photo by marirs via wikipedia, CC-BY-SA)
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Airline News

India’s Kingfisher Revival Plan ‘Unconvincing’

Posted January 12, 2013 by AFP

A plan proposed by troubled Kingfisher Airlines is not enough to get it back in the skies, an aviation ministry official said on Friday.

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One of the more interesting deals in the airline business involves Minnesota-based Sun Country and Amsterdam-based Transavia, who swap airplanes during their respective slow seasons. Right now it's Sun Country's turn, operating this Boeing 737-800 (PH-HZI) out of Minneapolis in a hybrid Transavia livery. (Photo by Doug Lambert)
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Final Call

Final Call: India in Talks to Build Regional Jet, Man Builds Pan Am 747 in Garage

Posted March 30, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A true aviation geek has converted his garage into a replica Pan Am 747 cabin, India wants to build its own regional jet, two TSA agents bust up a Miami hotel room, and more…

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Some houses facing Boston Logan Airport get a face full of jet blast as an Air France Airbus A340-300 taxis off the runway after landing
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Final Call

Ryanair Wants to Fly Porn Planes, Airbus Faces Criminal Probe in India: Final Call

Posted November 9, 2011 by NYCA Admin

New video systems on Ryanair jets may feature naughty movies, Indian authorities are looking into possible criminality involving an Airbus deal from 2005, a Red Arrows pilot is killed, and more…

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Gulf Air Jet Skids Off Wet Runway in India

Posted August 29, 2011 by BNO News

Several people were injured on early Monday morning when an Airbus A320 belonging to Gulf Air skidded off the runway at an airport in southwest India, the airline said. Heavy rainfall is believed to have caused the incident.

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India Buys 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Military Transports for $4.1 Billion

Posted June 6, 2011 by BNO News

The government of India on Monday announced the purchase of 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III’s for approximately $4.1 billion.

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