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.
Air India launches 'Namaskar Sewa' for passengers at Delhi airport
'Namaskar Sewa' is a meet and greets service wherein Air India staff will ...
IndiGo launches brand campaign to boost its international flights
As part of this campaign, the airline said it has used quirky creatives tha...
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.
Sky-high price for space-returned wines?
Zero gravity may affect their flavour but not their lure for wine connoisseurs.
False fire alarm forces IndiGo pilots to declare emergency mid-air, land back at Chennai airport
Just 15 minutes after the departure, the pilots observed a fire alarm and immediately relayed the emergency code 7700 to all Air Traffic Controls, said a source privy to the development. The fire alarm was later found to be because of faulty smoke detectors in cargo compartment. The plane had more than 160 passengers.
SC refuses to entertain plea challenging Jet Airways' 'failure' in returning money to passengers
The PIL was filed before the Supreme Court seeking refund and compensation for the Jet Airways passengers.
Travelling with your pet? Keep these rules in mind
Around 3,000 pet dogs and a thousand cats have boarded or alighted international carriers in 2018-19.
Air passengers in for a treat with discount offers from Vistara, GoAir
In a release today, GoAir said that they are offering discount offering with fares starting as low as Rs 1,769 starting June 18th till 23rd, 2019.
GoAir offers flight tickets at Rs 1714 to mark airline's 14th anniversary
Non stop GoAir flights from Mumbai can be availed for Rs. 1714/- (all inclusive) on the domestic and Rs. 5714/- (all inclusive) on international routes. This offer is available exclusively across GoAir networks (GoAir website, GoAir ticketing counters, GoAir Call Centre and travel agents) on first-come-first-serve basis.
View: A ten-step guide to reach $5 trillion GDP goal
India should have joined RCEP. The deal on offer was a good one and many of our fears had been allayed.
SpiceJet CMD Ajay Singh blames IndiGo for below-cost fares
While constantly complaining of ultra high operating cost — fuel for domestic flights being costliest in India — and fares that do not cover costs leading to losses, all big and emerging Indian carriers (except divestment-bound Air India) are adding planes at a furious pace. Then to fill them up, they offer low fares.
Vistara set to fly to New York, Tokyo in codeshare with SIA, SilkAir
The Delhi-based airline had in August this year extended its codeshare pact with Singapore Airlines and its regional arm SilkAir to international routes as well besides for domestic flights, which is in place since 2017.
Jet effect: International air travel grows just 1%
Indian carriers flew 11.5% less people into India (over same period last year) and the decline in flying travellers out was 12.3%. Desi carriers’ share in foreign travel fell to 35% this April-June from 39% in the year-ago period.
Railway freight earnings down by Rs 3,901 crore in Q2; income from passenger fare dips by Rs 155 crore: RTI
Last month, the Railway Board urged all the 17 zones to take measures to counter the slowdown.
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