Air India arm to get 18 Boeing 737-800sW
THE board of Air India Charters Ltd (AICL), a subsidiary of Air-India, on Tuesday met in Delhi and approved the plan to acquire 18 Boeing 737-800sW for its new airline, Air India Express, for services to the Gulf and the Far East. These ...
Jet Airways & Hertz to offer new services to frequent flyers
JET Airways and Hertz signed an agreement on Tuesday to offer the domestic airline's Jet Privilege (JP) members (frequent flyers) Hertz's Rent A Car service at eight locations within India and globally, at over 7,200 locations. Effective from ...
Govt reviews arrangements at airports for winter operations
THE Government on Tuesday reviewed the preparedness of airlines, airports and other agencies concerned for smooth operation of air services during foggy weather at metro and other major airports in the country. A meeting convened by Mr Ajay ...
`Skyways over railway lines can be cheaper alternative to Expressway'
Skyways are operating successfully in countries such as Japan and the US.
Ministry to modify wreck removal rules
THE Shipping Ministry has decided to modify its proposed wreck removal rules following opposition from the stakeholders. The new rules to be notified shortly will only be applicable to ships entering Indian ports and port channels under ...
TRADE & LABOUR UNIONS
15.5 pc productivity-linked reward for port workers
ABOUT 73,000 port and dock workers at the 11 Government-owned major ports are set to receive a productivity linked reward (PLR) of 15.5 per cent for 2002-03 and 2003-04 under a compromise formula brokered by the Chief Labour Commissioner (CLC) in ...
VISL seeks inclusion in Rlys' traffic list for priority wagon allotment
KARNATAKA-based Visvesvaraya Iron & Steel Ltd (VISL), a special steel plant under Steel Authority of India (SAIL), has urged the Indian Railways that it be included in the Railways' CBT (Central Board of Traffic) programme at the earliest to be .
Railways seeks Rs 2,565-cr grant to expedite projects
THE Railway Ministry on Tuesday presented a Supplementary Demand for Grant of Rs 2,565.40 crore for accelerating various ongoing railway projects, including the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramullah rail line project. A sum of Rs 1,028.40 crore has ...
DA for KSRTC staff
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Employees of the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will get one instalment of a dear allowance of five per cent along with their salary for January 2005. An official spokesman said here that the ...
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