Cyclone Bulbul: IndiGo cancels flights, offers alternate arrangements to passengers
"The peak hour of the cyclone is expected from 10 PM Saturday until 4 AM Sunday. All the passengers of the affected domestic flights are being notified and alternate arrangements being offered,"the low-cost carrier said in a statement. With around 48 per cent share in the domestic air passenger market, IndiGo is the largest airline in India.
AirAsia India plans to start multiple flights connecting Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad will become the 21st destination on the airline's network after ...
Toxic air makes flying out of capital dearer
Air pollution in Delhi has taken air travel back to the times when only the rich could afford to...
Interested in buying a stake in IndiGo, but not in Air India: Qatar Airways CEO
Qatar Airways has no interest in buying a stake in Air India but is interested in IndiGo, said its CEO.
India's air traffic growth has 'slowed significantly' in 2019, was 1.6 per cent in Sept: IATA
"Growth in domestic India RPKs (revenue passenger kilometres) eased to 1.6 per cent year-on-year, from 4.5 per cent observed in August," said a press release of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). In comparison, Chinese passenger traffic grew by 8.9 per cent and 9.8 per cent in September and August, respectively, as per the IATA.
Working with airlines on how to tell passengers that 737 Max planes are safe: Boeing
"We are working with pilot community...of the customer airlines and the flight attendants. We are working with our customers (airlines) to figure out how we can communicate the message to passengers," said Darren Hulst, Deputy Vice President of Commercial Marketing, Boeing in New Delhi.
Business optimism for December quarter falls over 19% amid slowdown in demand
The Dun & Bradstreet Composite Business Optimism Index noted that optimism for net profits stood at 59 per cent - a decline of 7 percentage points as compared to the September quarter 2019. Optimism for new orders stood at 35 per cent - down 22 percentage points as against the previous quarter.
Passengers face hassle at airports across India as IndiGo's server goes down
The outage added to passenger woes as dozens of Indian flights already faced delays or cancellations on Monday, according to reports, due to a decline in visibility because of air pollution shrouding New Delhi, home to the country's busiest airport. Hassled travellers affected by IndiGo's outage posted pictures on Twitter of long lines at check-in counters at major airports.
Sky-high price for space-returned wines?
Zero gravity may affect their flavour but not their lure for wine connoisseurs.
Engine shut down, AI flight makes emergency landing at Raipur
The aircraft landed safely and all the people on board are unharmed, the director of Biju Patnaik International Airport confirmed.
X-57: NASA's first electric airplane with 14 motors will soon be ready to hit the skies
The all-electric airplane has been under development since 2015.
Airport hospitality companies keen to improve passenger experience
While privatisation of Indian airports has fuelled the growth of airport lounges, most lounge operators are seeing limited room to expand their core operations, and are taking the premium services path to boost revenue.
August domestic air passenger traffic up only 3.7%: IATA
The average global demand for domestic travel, however, climbed 4.7 per cent in the month under review compared to August last year.
4th PW incident in a week at IndiGo: Plane returns to Kolkata after mid-air engine stall
On three consecutive days from October 24 to 26, IndiGo had three in-flight PW engine shutdowns, compelling the aviation regulator DGCA to visit the airline's premises on Monday to review the maintenance and safety data.
IndiGo launches brand campaign to boost its international flights
As part of this campaign, the airline said it has used quirky creatives that tug (passengers) emotions when passengers travel, with the backdrop of the most scenic locations in its international network.
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