Daily Archives: September 11, 2008

Behind the scene at BIAL

Quietly, the team at BIAL, has been fixing the problems, to produce a smooth running and efficient airport. On Saturday, 6-Sep-2008, I had the pleasure of visiting the new Bengaluru International Airport as a guest of BIAL Chief Operating Officer Marcel Hungelbuehler and Chief Commercial Officer Manisha Grover. I thank them for the hospitality and the openness. The BIAL airport …

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Politics triumphs need and sense in US Air Force tanker tender

Pentagon hands tanker tangle to next presidentBy Andrea Shalal-Esa and Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Defence Department has ended for now a $35 billion (19.9 billion pound) transatlantic aerial-refuelling competition, handing a nagging seven-year headache to the next administration and boosting Boeing Co’s (BA.N: Quote, Profile, Research) hopes to keep Airbus planes out of the Air Force fleet. …

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