1. Government increases price floor of airplane tickets

    increase.jpg The government has decided to increase the price floor of airplane tickets from 30 to 35 percent of the price ceiling in response to requests from a number of airlines, Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said in Jakarta on Tuesday.

    Budi said the government would announce the start of the new airplane ticket price scheme in the near future, pending a dissemination program held by the Office of the Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minist ... [ more ]

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  2. Indias SpiceJet makes maiden flight using blended bio fuel

    india.jpg SpiceJet Ltd. today completed its maiden flight using a blend of aviation fuel and oil from jatropha seeds, furthering Prime Minister Narendra Modis push for greater use of alternative resources to cut Indias dependence on oil imports.

    A Bombardier Q400 aircraft made the one-way trip to New Delhi from the city of Dehradun, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) from the capital. The private airline plans to blend a quarter of its energy requirement with bio fuel for flight operations, tha ... [ more ]

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