INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Emirates announced today the launch of a daily A380 service to Nice, gateway to the French Riviera and Provence. The daily A380 service will start on 1st July 2017, just in time for the beginning of the summer holiday season. After Paris, Nice becomes Emirates’ second destination in France to welcome the iconic double decker, further stimulating demand for travel to the region. Nice is currently served with a daily [...]

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Emirates is giving centre stage to its women employees on the upcoming occasion of International Women’s Day. Women make up close to 44% of the airline’s workforce and have been an integral part of the success story of Emirates over the last 31 years.  Emirates currently employs more than 29,000 women from over 150 nationalities. Women employed at Emirates come from diverse backgrounds and work across the entire spectrum of airline operations. Over 18,000 work as [...]

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Malindo Air, CAPA 2016 Asia Pacific Regional Airline is delighted to announce that the airline will be offering exclusive fares to Business and Economy Class travellers during the Malindo Air Early Bird Gets the Deal, to fully enjoy a premium service. The promotional fares are available from 27 Feb until 5 March 2017, and is valid for all purchases made online, over the counter at all Malindo Air ticketing offices and [...]

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Emirates, Skytrax’s World’s Best Airline 2016, willlaunch a series of new cabin products and enhancements in 2017 for both its A380 and Boeing 777 fleet. The multi-million dollar cabin interiors upgrade programme includes an enhanced Onboard Lounge for its flagship Airbs A380 aircraft. Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said: “The A380 Onboard Lounge is hugely popular with our customers, and has become an iconic feature of Emirates’ A380 offering.  [...]

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Keeping up with the spirit of this season of love, British Airways celebrated the Valentine’s Day with its happy customers flying the BA 142 or the #FlightofLove in the wee hours of 14 February. British Airways greeted all its customers flying the BA142 – synonymous with the date of 14 February – from New Delhi to London Heathrow with heart shaped Valentine’s Day special chocolates. The customers also received a [...]

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Maini Group, established in 1973, is expanding its presence in aerospace sector by investing in a new dedicated facility to meet global aerospace manufacturing requirements. The new factory will be located in Bommasandra in Bengaluru close to the existing facility. The group will focus on investments, employment opportunities, technology adaption & its wide ecosystem, which will eventually cater to the needs of our customers.  Gautam Maini, Managing Director, Maini Precision [...]

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Maini Group, one of India’s premier design and manufacturing entities, is set to participate in the 2017 edition of AERO INDIA. Founded as a small component manufacturer by Dr. S.K. Maini in 1973, the Company has grown to a multi-unit Group of three companies with over 1500 employees spread over 13 locations. Mr.Sandeep Kumar Maini,Chairman, Maini Group said, “Our Founder Dr. Maini always had deep faith in the Indian work [...]

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Emirates has launched an additional privilege to extend the usage of its luxury lounges at Dubai International Airport to its Loyalty Programme members and their guests at a minimal fee regardless of their class of travel. The pay-per-visit access will be available to Emirates Skywards members and their guests travelling on Emirates. Business Class travelers now also have the option to pay an upgrade fee to access the First Class [...]

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It was a clean sweep for India’s favourite airline – SpiceJet at the Asia One Awards, Singapore – as it walked away with top recognition in three prime categories. The airline which has been trending all through 2016 with multiple awards and accolades was adorned ‘Asia’s Greatest Brands – 2016’ by the Asia One Board. The selection process was supervised by PricewaterhouseCoopers. SpiceJet Chairman and Managing Director Mr. Ajay Singh, [...]

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Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced the formal launch of the Boeing India Engineering & Technology Center (BIETC) in Bangalore. Hundreds of local Boeing employees will work to support Boeing – including Information Technology & Data Analytics, Engineering, Research & Technology, and Test. BIETC will leverage a talented pool of employees to increase productivity and long-term competitiveness to support Boeing’s engineering growth in strong global m “When we look for regions [...]

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Boeing ,in collaboration with Jaivel Aerospace today announced the launch of a skill development program to train front-line workers in micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the aerospace industry. In line with the national ‘Skill India’ initiative, the program aims at accelerating the growth of India’s aerospace industry by establishing a larger pipeline of skilled aerospace workers. “This is Boeing’s first skill development initiative for aerospace manufacturing in Gujarat [...]

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New Year, new adventures! Emirates is making it even more attractive for globalistas travelling from India to say “hello” to new destinations and experiences in 2017 with its offer of special fares to a wide range of cities across six continents. The sale, commencing on 10 January and concluding on 30 January 2017, is valid for travel between 15 January to 30 November 2017 for Economy Class passengers and 17 [...]

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Vistara, India’s newest and fastest growing full service airline that carries the legacy of two iconic brands – Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines – today celebrates two years of successful operations. With a rapidly growing network that connects 20 destinations across India and a fleet of 13 A320s, serving more than 500 flights a week at present, Vistara boasts of having grown significantly in the last two years in its [...]

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Greater Malabar Initiative (GMI) formed by industrialists, healthcare professionals and eminent persons to promote development of the Malabar region called upon Union Civil Aviation Minister Shri P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju’s intervention for securing DGCA’s speedy approval for landing of wide-bodied jets at the Calicut airport – thereby strengthening  its international connectivity.A GMI team led by Chairman Dr. Azad Moopen submitted a memorandum to the Hon’ble Minister at his office in [...]

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Today at GBTA EMEA, Concur, the world’s leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions and services, announces a new partnership with the UK and Spain’s largest international airlines, British Airways and Iberia. The partnership will enable mutual customers to capture business travel bookings being made directly on British Airways and Iberiachannelsvia TripLink. By integrating the airlines’channels with Concur TripLink, the companies’ mutual customers can improve both policy compliance [...]

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The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) today announced a partnership with TripIt® from Concur ® that will help APEX launch its Official Airline Ratings™ program. This innovative industry program will gather passenger feedback based on travel itineraries, and provide an audited third-party analysis of the insights gathered. APEX will then share the feedback with its member airlines and honor the highest-rated airlines each year. Serving nearly every major airline as the only non-profit membership [...]

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Emirates SkyCargo, the world’s largest international cargoairline, is expanding its presence in Scandinavia with the launch of a new weekly freighter service from Oslo to Dubai starting 11 October 2016. The service is operated by an Emirates Skycargo Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft which has the capacity to carry just over 100 tonnes of cargo. Large and outsized shipments can also be easily uplifted through the aircraft’s wide main deck cargo [...]

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As one of the world’s leading global premium airlines, British Airways has always been synonymous with style and sophistication. The international carrier is now proud to announce its partnership with the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) for the much-awaited fashion showcase – India Fashion Week 2016 which begins from October 12 – October 16, 2016. British Airways will be the prime sponsors for one of the fashion shows to [...]

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Delhi International Airport (P) Limited (DIAL), a GMR Group led consortium that built and manages Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) today announced that its Terminal 3 has achieved Platinum rating from Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). The plaque and certificate for the achievement has been handed over today by IGBC to Mr. Douglas Webster, COO-DIAL and Mr. Roy Sebastian, VP- Project and Engineering,during the 14thGreen Building Congress, 2016organized by IGBC in [...]

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Hollywood actress, director and producer Jennifer Aniston makesa return to the Emirates A380, and makes a new friend, in a new global digital and TV advertising campaign for the world’s best airline*. The ad builds on the success of the first Emirates-Jennifer Aniston ad launched last year, a much talked-about campaign which quickly went viral. In a similar vein to the first light-hearted TVC, the Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning [...]

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