IndiGo tightens grip in India and targets growth abroad
The airline is now the world's seventh biggest by capacity and the largest outside the United States and China, according to data firm OAG. It is a rare bright spot in a battered global aviation industry, providing a lifeline to squeezed lessors and aircraft manufacturers by paying bills on time and in full.
Air tickets: SC asks Centre to clarify on modalities of refund to passengers, agents
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28.32 lakh domestic air passengers in August, 76% lower than in August 2019: DGCA
India resumed domestic passenger flights on May 25 after a ...
Govt allows domestic carriers to increase flights to 60% of Pre-COVID times
The review was done after a total number of flights operated by commercial airlines in India crossed 1,000 flights a day during the month of August. On the first day of September, airlines operated 1,121 flights a day.
Ban on Kunal Kamra: Aviation minister says airlines must ensure 'zero tolerance' on passenger safety
Airlines must ensure 'zero tolerance' for any activity that has the potential to jeopardize passengers' safety, Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday.
Domestic air passenger traffic grows by just 3.74% in 2019 compared to 18.6% in 2018: DGCA
Commenting on the 2019 data, a senior official of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said, "A bit disappointing. In 2019, we faced headwinds on account of Jet Airways but 2020 is going to be different and the double digit growth should be back sooner rather than later."
Vistara starts phasing out nine Boeing 737
The government has temporarily reallocated as many as many as 488 Jet Airways' slots to Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet, Vistara, GoAir and AirAsia India to fill the capacity gap in the wake of the airline ceasing operations mid-April last year. A slot is a specific date and time at which an airline can arrive or depart at an airport.
At 11.2%, air pax growth returns to double-digits in November
The 12 domestic carriers including full-service carriers Air India and Vistara and budget carriers Indigo, Spicejet, Goair and AirAsia India together had flown 11.6 million passengers in November. The cumulative domestic passenger traffic in the January-November period of the current calendar year stood at 131.11 million up from 126.28 million in 2018.
Passengers flying to Delhi from four cities to get pollution masks: AirAsia India
The initiative is being taken in view of high pollution levels in Delhi, the airline said, adding that PM 2.5 particles can "reach deep into the lungs". PM 2.5 are tiny particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in diameter. "The campaign will commence on November 19, 2019, and end on November 29, 2019," AirAsia India said in a statement.
AirAsia India to shift operations to T1 in Mumbai from October 15
The airline looks forward to bolster its growing presence and expanding network to connect its passengers to more destinations
High average fares help AirAsia India trim quarterly loss
The airline -- a joint venture between Tatas and Malaysia's AirAsia Berhad -- had a loss before tax of Rs 61.82 crore in the year-ago period.
PMO raises query over AirAsia India’s international rights
The PMO raised the query along with a letter from MP Subramaniam Swamy, urging the government to not let AirAsia India fly overseas due to the court case.
AirAsia India to start direct Delhi-Chennai flight next month
Additionally, it will operate a third daily flight between New Delhi and Kolkata.
Will comply with DGCA recommendations: AirAsia India on action against two pilots
The DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet of an aircraft.
DGCA suspends two AirAsia India pilots for violations
The six-month suspension for the two pilots would be effective from February 15, the date of the incident, the official added.