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2014-06-30 12:22:23

LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Global Military Aviation Market 2014-2024 - Market Size and Drivers: Market Profilehttp://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/global_military_aviation_mro_market_2012_2022_market_size_drivers_market_profile.html SynopsisThis report provides readers with a comprehensive analysis of the Military Aviation market through 2014-2024, including highlights of the demand drivers and...

2008-10-14 00:00:31

By CHINMAYI SHALYA MUMBAI: The meltdown in the US economy, along with the rise in air turbine fuel (ATF) prices, has started to show its impact on passenger traffic at the Mumbai airport. Statistics procured from the Mumbai International Airport Pvt Ltd (MIAL) - starting May 2008 - show a steady decline in both the domestic and international sectors. The growth rate for the domestic sector has shot down phenomenally from a positive 5.4% in May to -22% in September. In the...

2008-08-23 00:00:26

By Megha Suri New Delhi: With cases of baggage getting misplaced in transit and even pilferage by airport staff becoming a common phenomenon , Times City tried to find out how Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) plans to secure the bags checked-in at the two City Airport Terminals - at New Delhi Railway Station and Shivaji Terminus. The corporation is actually creating a special tunnel at the airport end, to ensure the safe passage of baggage from the metro station at IGI to the new...

2008-08-23 00:00:26

By Megha Suri The airport is soon coming to the heart of the city with two Metro stations on the Airport Express Line being developed as City Airport Terminals (CATs). Now, fliers will not have to wait to get to IGI for airline and baggage check-ins . The stations - New Delhi Railway Station and Shivaji Stadium - are both spread across sprawling 7,000 sq metre and will be equipped with all the facilities offered at airport terminals. So, you can buy your air ticket, check in your baggage...

2008-08-11 00:00:22

By Anshul Dhamija BANGALORE: If you thought the Chennai-Bangalore ticket price was already unaffordable - a one-way ticket ranges between Rs 3,000 and Rs 5,000 - be prepared to shell out another Rs 675. Come August 24, the Bengaluru International Airport (BIA) would complete three months of operations. With that, comes an increase in airfares for domestic passengers, as the much-debated user development fee (UDF) will come into force. When BIA opened on May 24, the airport promoters...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'