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Domestic Air Passenger Traffic Grows Nearly Five-Fold In May

Domestic Air Passenger Traffic Grows Nearly Five-Fold In May

Domestic air passenger traffic in May 2021 stood at a meager 21-lakh, as per the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) data

22 June 2022
American Airlines To End Service To Four US Cities Amidst Pilot Shortage

American Airlines To End Service To Four US Cities Amidst Pilot Shortage

American Airlines (AA) will no longer serve Islip and Ithaca in New York; Toledo in Ohio; and Dubuque in Iowa beginning on September 7 due to a lack of pilots,...

22 June 2022

Appreciate Indian Government's Idea To Make Air India A Strong Player In International Market: Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr

The Tata Group took control of loss-making and debt-ridden Air India on January 27 after successfully winning the bid for the airline on October 8 last year

If Tatas Can’t Make Air India Work, No One Else In India Can: Emirates President Tim Clark

If Tatas Can’t Make Air India Work, No One Else In India Can: Emirates President Tim Clark

The Tata Group took control of loss-making and debt-ridden Air India on January 27 after successfully winning the bid for the airline on October 8 last year

21 June 2022

Will Be Happy If Fare Caps Are Increased: Vistara CEO Vinod Kannan

The civil aviation ministry had imposed lower and upper limits on domestic airfares based on flight duration when services were resumed on May 25, 2020, after...

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20 June 2022
Not Easy For Airline To Turn Profit In India: IATA Official

Not Easy For Airline To Turn Profit In India: IATA Official

Philip Goh, Regional Vice President for Asia Pacific of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), made the remarks during a press conference at the...


20 June 2022
Vistara In No Hurry To Expand International Flight Operations: CEO Vinod Kannan

Vistara In No Hurry To Expand International Flight Operations: CEO Vinod Kannan

Vistara had ordered six B787 planes in 2018 but it has got delivery of only two of those aircraft till date


21 June 2022
Air India Considering Procuring Over 200 Aircraft; 70% To Be Narrow-Bodied Jets

Air India Considering Procuring Over 200 Aircraft; 70% To Be Narrow-Bodied Jets

Air India has not bought a single aircraft since 2006 when it placed orders for purchasing 111 aircraft — 68 from the US-based aircraft manufacturer Boeing...


19 June 2022
Government Asks Employees To Opt For Lowest Airfare, Book Tickets 21-Days Before Travel

Government Asks Employees To Opt For Lowest Airfare, Book Tickets 21-Days Before Travel

The Ministry further said that employees should book only one ticket for each leg of intended travel, make bookings even if approval of the tour program is...


16 June 2022
SpiceJet Hikes Fare Prices By Up To 15% Amidst High ATF Cost

SpiceJet Hikes Fare Prices By Up To 15% Amidst High ATF Cost

Singh noted that the ATF prices have surged as much as 120 per cent since June 2021, while urging the state and central governments to reduce taxes on jet...


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16 June 2022
Jet Fuel Prices Hiked By Record 16%; Tenth Increase This Year

Jet Fuel Prices Hiked By Record 16%; Tenth Increase This Year

The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) -- the fuel that helps aeroplanes fly -- has been increased by Rs 19,757.13 per kilolitre, or 16.26 per cent, to Rs...


16 June 2022
Air India To Procure Airbus A350 Aircraft; First Plane's Delivery Likely By March 2023

Air India To Procure Airbus A350 Aircraft; First Plane's Delivery Likely By March 2023

Air India has not bought a single aircraft since 2006 when it had placed orders for purchasing 111 aircraft -- 68 from the US-based aircraft manufacturer...


08 June 2022
Why Indian Airlines Have Scant Regard For Safety Protocols

Why Indian Airlines Have Scant Regard For Safety Protocols

The increased instances of such scant regard for customers' safety made the Indian aviation watchdog, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to...


06 June 2022
International Air Passenger Traffic To Hit 80-85% Of Pre-Covid Level: ICRA

International Air Passenger Traffic To Hit 80-85% Of Pre-Covid Level: ICRA

The steep recovery in international passengers' demand came on the back of resumption of scheduled flight operations in late March in the wake of easing of...


31 May 2022
Implementation Of Jet Airways Resolution Plan Subject To Outcome Of Order: NCLAT

Implementation Of Jet Airways Resolution Plan Subject To Outcome Of Order: NCLAT

While hearing a batch of petitions against the NCLT order approving Jet Airways' resolution plan, a two-member bench of the National Company Law Appellate...


27 May 2022
Jet Airways Posts Rs 234 Crore Loss In March Quarter

Jet Airways Posts Rs 234 Crore Loss In March Quarter

The full-service carrier had a standalone net loss of Rs 107.01 crore in the year-ago period, according to a regulatory filing.


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19 May 2022
Rakesh Jhunjhnwala's Airline Akasa Air Launch May Be Delayed

Rakesh Jhunjhnwala's Airline Akasa Air Launch May Be Delayed

The carrier, backed by ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, initially planned to start operations in June and then postponed the plan to July.


18 May 2022
IndiGo Appoints Pieter Elbers As The New CEO

IndiGo Appoints Pieter Elbers As The New CEO

He will join the airline on or before October 1 this year while incumbent Ronojoy Dutta will retire on September 30.


16 May 2022
Why Your Next Flight Ticket Is Likely To Be Expensive

Why Your Next Flight Ticket Is Likely To Be Expensive

For the past nine months, the ATF prices have surged by Rs 49,017.8 per kilolitre (Rs 49 per litre), or nearly 55 per cent.


14 May 2022
There Are Mountains To Climb: Air India CEO-Designate Campbell Wilson

There Are Mountains To Climb: Air India CEO-Designate Campbell Wilson

Wilson is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Airlines' wholly-owned subsidiary Scoot Air


13 May 2022
Jet Airways To Have Best Possible App, Website Among Indian Carriers: CEO Sanjiv Kapoor

Jet Airways To Have Best Possible App, Website Among Indian Carriers: CEO Sanjiv Kapoor

The airline in its old avatar was owned by Naresh Goyal and had operated its last flight on April 17, 2019. The Jalan-Kalrock Consortium is currently the...


13 May 2022
Emirates Air Lost $1 Billion, But That's An 80% Improvement

Emirates Air Lost $1 Billion, But That's An 80% Improvement

As Emirates Air claws it way out of the worst of the pandemic, its main hub of Dubai International Airport remains the busiest  in international travel. 


12 May 2022
Air France-KLM, IndiGo Implement Codeshare Agreement

Air France-KLM, IndiGo Implement Codeshare Agreement

This means that Air France and KLM will be able to sell seats, on its distribution system, of IndiGo flights on 30 domestic routes.


11 May 2022
Vistara Restores Salaries, Flying Allowance Of Pilots To Pre-Pandemic Levels

Vistara Restores Salaries, Flying Allowance Of Pilots To Pre-Pandemic Levels

An amount equivalent to the reduction in BFA will be added to the monthly bonus and paid to eligible pilots from April 1.


11 May 2022
Existing Fare Caps Act As Protector For Passengers, Airlines: Jyotiraditya Scindia

Existing Fare Caps Act As Protector For Passengers, Airlines: Jyotiraditya Scindia

At present, fare capping is applicable on a rolling basis for a 15-day cycle, and the situation is monitored by the civil aviation ministry.


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