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SriLankan upbeat on India's growing air cargo potential
SRILANKAN is excited and looking forward to a fair share of the increased volume of cargo movement to and from India. "Every airline operator is predicting a growth in air cargo and with SriLankan having the largest network in India we are ... More

Air cargo: Towards a global security regime
The US Air Cargo Security Act largely formalises existing air cargo screening and `known-shipper' measures. Similar air cargo security initiatives are also being put in place in many other countries, including India. More

Nepal's Cosmic Air keen to fly to more Indian destinations
HAVING launched flights on the Kathmandu-Delhi and Kathmandu-Kolkata sectors, Nepal's Cosmic Air, the low-cost airline, wants to launch flights to other Indian destinations such as Mumbai, Bangalore and Lucknow. The airline has already firmed ... More

IA to debut Airbus A-319 in Indian skies
AFTER being the launch customer for the Airbus A-320 aircraft, Indian Airlines is getting ready to be the first to "acquire and operate" the Airbus A-319 aircraft in the domestic skies. Official sources told Business Line that the first ... More

Air Deccan plans to extend service to Tuticorin
AIR Deccan is planning to extend its Chennai-Madurai service to Tuticorin from August. The airport situated at Vagaikulam, 15 km away from Tuticorin is being readied for operation of commercial flights. According to sources, the ATR-43 model ... More


JNPT: Contained in controversy
PUTTING on hold the implementation of the proposed fourth container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and unbundling of JNPT and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT) into two entities are ... More

Kolkata Dock to re-build ship-breaking potential
THE Kolkata Port Trust, its Chairman has been quoted as saying, is keen that ship-breaking activity develops within the Kolkata Dock System (KDS). The port will provide the necessary facilities, the Chairman has said. This is not for the first ... More

`Other interests' holding up formation of JNPT board?
According to port users, constitution of the new board of trustees of Jawaharlal Nehru Port has been delayed by more than three months now as the Government is yet to nominate trustees representing `other interests.' JN Port, which handles ... More

  • New agent for German line
  • New ship security rules
  • Deep-sea port for Bangladesh
  • IMO bravery award


    Trackman averts accident
    AN alert railway track patrolman on the Secunderabad-Khazipet section has saved hundreds of lives of passengers travelling in the Godavari Express on Saturday night. Mr Bhikya Suryam, who has been deployed by the South Central Railway (SCR) ... More


    TN plans to upgrade roads
    THE Tamil Nadu Government has decided to upgrade roads at a cost of Rs 920 crore under the Comprehensive Road Infrastructure Development Programme, according to an official press release. This would cover more than 6,700 km of various ... More
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