Daily Archives: December 24, 2008

Mumbai airport set to increase fees

At a time when airport authorities in Singapore, Thailand, Korea, and Taiwan, are reducing their airport charges to stimulate air travel, travellers flying from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai will pay more soon. The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has recently sent a letter to the GVK promoted, Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL), allowing the airport operator to increase …

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Boeing 787-9 delayed till 2013 says launch customer

Air New Zealand, the launch customer, of the much awaited, and much delayed, Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, in a statement announced “Boeing confirmed yesterday a further 12 month delay could be expected with the first 787-9 aircraft to be delivered to Air New Zealand in the first quarter of 2013,” Air New Zealand has eight 787-9 on order. Originally deliveries were …

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Sea lion near Oakland airport runway

Okay, now we know the festive season is upon us. Just as mother nature was letting up on the winter snow storm, “Shiner” the sea-lion decided to make Oakland airport home. Marine Mammal Center workers rescued the animal by 1:30 p.m. PST. Read the full story from San Jose Mercury News here.

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