SpiceJet operates plane to Sikkim airport on trial basis

Private airline SpiceJet operated a civil fixed-wing aircraft for the first time to Sikkim's Pakyong airport today as a part of a trial run, Airports Authority of India (AAI) officials said.

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SpiceJet inks $12.5 billion deal with CFM International for engines

Low-cost public carrier SpiceJet on Saturday said it has signed a $12.5 billion deal with CFM International to purchase 'LEAP-1B' engines for 155 units of Boeing '737 MAX' airplanes, along with spare

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Indian Railways goes green with 12,000 HP ‘Make in India’ electric locomotive

Indian Railways has got its first 12,000 HP electric locomotive from Alstom as part of a 3.5 billion euros 'Make in India' deal! This new electric locomotive has been manufactured and assembled at Als

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Railways ties up with NSDC to train children of trackmen in vocational courses

The Railways has tied up with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to train the children of its three lakh gangmen and trackmen in various vocational courses, senior officers have said.

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MoCA caps UDAN flights at Mumbai airport

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) said that no more slots will be awarded to operators offering connectivity between Mumbai and tier II and tier III cities till the airport in Navi Mumbai becomes

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Airbus says India will need 1,750 more aeroplanes worth $255 bn by 2036

India will require 1,750 new passenger and cargo aircraft over the next 20 years to meet an exponential rise in both passenger and freight traffic, says Airbus’ latest India forecast.

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Grounded Air Costa’s 50-aircraft order still valid, says Embraer

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer said the 50-aircraft order, worth about $2.94 billion, placed by the grounded airlines Air Costa, is ‘still in its books’, and it is hopeful the airline wil

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Over 1,800 bridges in Gujarat to get stronger crash barriers

The Gujarat government has decided to install stronger 'W' type crash barriers along bridges on rivers and other water bodies to ensure that vehicles don't plunge off them in case of accidents.

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Indian Railways has always allowed you to transfer rail ticket to another person; here are the conditions

According to Indian Railways, a berth or a seat which is reserved in the name of a person shall be used only by the person as it will not be transferable to any other person. However, the Railway admi

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New Jalpaiguri-Howrah Shatabdi Express gets ‘swanky’ upgrade under Operation Swarn; all you want to know

Indian Railways under its Operation Swarn is upgrading as many as 14 Rajdhani Express and 15 Shatabdi trains at an average cost of Rs 50 lakh per train. The New Jalpaiguri-Howrah Shatabdi Express has

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Tori-Shivpur railway section in Jharkhand to be completed by May, says Manoj Sinha

Union Minister Manoj Sinha today inaugurated a 19.3-km railway line between Tori and Balumath in Jharkhand, and said it would facilitate faster transportation of coal from mines to power plants.

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Nitin Gadkari warns steel and cement companies against making cartels

Union minister Nitin Gadkari today warned companies, especially in the cement and steel sectors, of stern action if they formed cartels to increase the prices of key infrastructure commodities.

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Delhi Metro Pink Line opens on March 14; check details of timings, stations here

The new Delhi Metro Pink Line will be flagged off by the Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs (Independent Charge) Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday, Mar

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Say goodbye to late trains! Indian Railways taking these 10 steps to ensure punctuality

Indian Railways' new plan to ensure punctuality of trains is likely to cheer frequent rail travellers who complain about delays in journey. Focus on punctuality of trains is a welcome move, and one th

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Bengaluru suburban railway line of 168 km inches forward

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that the South Western Railways has prepared a pre-feasibility report for the long-pending Bengaluru suburban railway, which envisages an investment of Rs 12,000 cro

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Beefing up: Jet Airways mulls adding 75 planes

India’s second largest airline Jet Airways said on Thursday that it is evaluating the purchase of 75 narrow-bodied aircraft worth about $7-8.5 billion. Jet CEO Vijay Dube said an order for the plane

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UDAN 2.0 to focus on overseas flights

Buoyed by the success of Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik or UDAN, the government is working on another version of the scheme. States will now have the option to subsidise international flights from regions tha

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Leasing out of Railway land: Project gathers pace, transfer of 30 land parcels by mid-April

The Rail Land Development Authority will invite bids for commercial development of 30 land parcels by mid-April, adding that the transporter's potential receipts as lease rentals from these land parce

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We will initiate talks with investors on our InvIT in Q3/S4 of FY19, says MD of MEP Infrastructure Developers

MEP Infrastructure Developers (MEPID) has postponed the plan to list its infrastructure investment trust (InvIT), said Jayant Mhaiskar, vice-chairman and managing director, MEPIDL.

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Jet Airways expects to close order for 75 narrow-body planes this month

Jet Airways is likely to close the order for another 75 narrow-bodied planes by the end of this month, chief executive of the airline Vinay Dube said today.

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“No interest” from Kerala govt, says E Sreedharan; DMRC withdraws from light metro projects

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has withdrawn from Kerala's two light metro projects at Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode after it found "no initiative or interest" from the CPI(M)-led LDF government.

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Happy Women’s Day: Commendable! Indian Railways honours female employees for exemplary dedication

On March 8, the International Women’s Day is celebrated across the world. And, to show appreciation toward the female employees of Indian Railways decided to honour some of the exceptional staffers

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Telangana plans to set up two greenfield airports

Telangana minister for IT and industries KT Rama Rao today said the state is planning to set up two greenfield airports at Kothagudam and Jakranpally, besides making the Warangal airport functional.

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On Women’s Day, Bengaluru gets 1st all-women-run railway station

To mark International Women's Day, Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said starting Thursday, Banaswadi railway station here will be run entirely by women.

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Delhi Metro Pink Line: Today onwards commuters can travel North Campus to South Campus in 40 minutes

Other than decongesting other metro lines, the Delhi Metro Pink line will be a boon to all metro commuters, especially Delhi University students as it will only take 40-45 minutes approximately to com

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AirAsia India to expand domestically before international operations, says CEO Amar Abrol

Low cost carrier AirAsia India will focus on expanding its domestic network and increase its flight frequencies, before commencing international operations to Southeast Asia by early next year, the ai

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Pakyong airport to be operational soon; fly to Sikkim from Delhi, Kolkata and Guwahati

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has said the newly-constructed airport at Pakyong will soon become operational.

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