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Reliance Infra defence unit inks one more deal to help with Rafale work

Reliance Defence, the defence-focused subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure, said it entered into yet another agreement with an overseas company. This time, the company said it tied up with Daher Aerospace, France, a supplier of integrated systems for aeroplanes."Daher Aerospace is tier one manufacturer in Aerostructures segment comprising Fuselage Sections

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Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi offer free hotel stay to boost tourism

In an effort to boost tourism in its home town of Abu Dhabi, government-controlled Etihad Airways announced a set of freebies and packages for passengers transiting through the Gulf city.The biggest freebies are for first class passengers. They will get two free nights at any of the 60 hotels

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GMR wins contract for Crete airport with partner

GMR Airports Limited, a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Ltd, said it won the contract to develop, operate and manage the new international airport of Heraklion at Crete in partnership with a Greek company.GMR Airports Limited will be the designated Airport Operator in the consortium for this project. Heraklion Airport,

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SpiceJet introduces self check-in for baggage in Mumbai

SpiceJet has introduced self check-in for baggage at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji domestic airport.Customers flying with SpiceJet can now simply check-in their baggage at the self-service kiosks themselves up to 45 minutes prior to the departure time."Independent of counter opening hours passengers can simply drop-off their luggage easily by

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SpiceJet starts flights to Patna from Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai & Kolkata

SpiceJet, the airline that offers one of the most cost-effective set of fares in India, said it was starting daily flights to Patna from several cities in India, including Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Kolkata.On Tuesday, the Bangalore flight will be replaced by a Chennai-Patna service.“We are extremely proud to induct

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Spicejet adds 22 new flights

SpiceJet added 19 new domestic and 3 new international flights under its revised summer schedule, taking its total daily flights to 360.New flights have been introduced in sectors like Surat-Jaipur, Surat-Hyderabad, Surat-Goa, Jammu-Dehradun, Jaipur- Chandigarh-Jammu, and Bengaluru-Thiruvananthapuram and Delhi- Thiruvananthapuram.It said flight frequencies have been enhanced on sectors including Dehradun-Delhi

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SpiceJet awarded six routes under regional connectivity scheme

SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier, was today awarded 6 proposals and 11 routes under the first phase of the Government of India's UDAN Regional Connectivity Scheme, the airline said.Out of the six finalised proposals, four will be to Adampur, Kandla, Pondicherry and Jaisalmer whereas two will be for underserved

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Airports Authority identifies eight airports for real estate development

Airports Authority of India said it has identified eight airports where it intends to carry out commercial real estate development once the government relaxes the relevant rule.The airports are Lucknow, Kolkata, Amritsar, Varanasi, Bhubaneshwar, Jaipur, Raipur and Tirupati, it said in a statement.Separately, the Airports Authority -- which owns and

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Hindustan Aeronatics submits detailed proposal for Aerospace Univeristy

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, India's biggest manufacturer of aeroplanes and related equipment, has submitted a detailed project report for setting up an aerospace university in the country, the government said.The university will be called 'HAL Aerospace University', the civil aviation ministry said in response to a query.The university, to be set

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SpiceJet starts Kolkata-Dhaka flight, more to follow

SpiceJet said it will start daily flights to Dhaka from Kolkata on Mar 23, its first to the Bangladeshi capital, and said it plans to introduce more international flights soon.With the Dhaka service, the total number of international destinations served by the company has reached seven.Last month, the airline announced

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