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2013-10-21 08:35:14

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PAX Technology, a leading global provider of electronic payment terminals, has won a large tender, through solutions provider Trimax in India to supply 10,000 mobile devices to enable electronic fare ticketing in Bangalore. The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is the sole public bus transport provider for Bangalore, carrying close to 5 million passengers every day. PAX's mobile S90 terminal was selected as a future...

2012-09-13 10:21:21

ARMONK, N.Y. and NEW DELHI, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the IBM Smarter Cities Forum in New Delhi, India, IBM (NYSE: IBM) unveiled a new social sentiment capability based on sophisticated analytics technologies to help cities around the world better measure and understand public opinions on key city issues and services such as public transportation or education. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/NY74104-INFO )(Logo:...

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...