Long queue at security checkpoints annoy air passengers
Officials at the airport attributed a combination of factors such as increase in passenger traffic and tightened security check-up for the long queues.
Pak air traffic controller saves Jaipur-Muscat flight after pilot sounds alert
An air traffic controller from Pakistan's Civil Aviation Autho...
September air traffic grows by just 1.18%
The growth in domestic passenger numbers has slowed down with the domestic airlines registering gro...
After Jet Airways' demise, Lufthansa plans to 'strengthen' partnerships with Indian airlines
For 2020, the Lufthansa group will be trying to strengthen Indian partnerships so that Indian carriers can bring passengers from second and third-tier cities to its four gateways. However, apart from launching a Munich-Bengaluru flight service in April, the airline does not plan to start any other flight service in 2020.
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.
Pilots revving engines too hard led to IndiGo’s Airbus woes
DGCA told IndiGo that its practice of revving A320neo jets at full thrust could wear down engines, sources say.
AirAsia India plans to start multiple flights connecting Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad will become the 21st destination on the airline's network after the beginning of services on the Ahmedabad-Bengaluru route.
India's domestic air passenger traffic beats global trend, up by 8.9 per cent in July: IATA
Moreover, India's July RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometre) growth at 8.9 per cent was higher than what was observed in June this year at 8.2 per cent.
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.
India's domestic air passenger traffic up 7.9% in June: IATA
The overall global passenger traffic (domestic and international), however, rose by 5 per cent compared to June 2018, said the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Unattended bag creates panic at Delhi airport; later claimed by passenger
The bag contained a laptop, its charger, some toys and clothes, they said, declaring there was no RDX or any other explosive in the bag, which was opened in the presence of the claimant. The passenger, who was identified as Shahid Hussain by officials, contacted police authorities after over 16 hours of losing his bag.
Zurich AG outbids Adani, Dial for Jewar airport
Zurich AG (FZ) said, "it will be back" while exiting Bengaluru airport (KIA), where it had 17% stake, in early 2017. True to its word, it is back here with a bang in less than three years — it is likely to build and operate the Jewar airport.
Mumbai Airport sees 27% rise in passenger traffic to London in FY20
The British carrier, which stopped flying to India's financial hub from London in January 2016, relaunched its non-stop daily flight services on the route from Oct 27 in a bid to capture demand in the wake of grounding of Jet Airways.
Air India launches 'Namaskar Sewa' for passengers at Delhi airport
'Namaskar Sewa' is a meet and greets service wherein Air India staff will take care of passengers from the airport entry gate to till being passengers board in the aircraft.
India's air passenger traffic to touch 1 billion: Hardeep Singh Puri
On Thursday, the civil aviation minister told Lok Sabha that the government had taken a decision to privatise six airports, including Lucknow and Ahmedabad.
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