IndiGo partners with Chimes Aviation Academy to train pilots
The CAA-IndiGo Cadet Pilot Programme will cater to individuals with no previous flying experience, and who would like to make their careers as a pilot with IndiGo, a press release of the airline said.
GoAir cancels 19 flights across destinations
The Mumbai-based airline had cancelled 21 flights on Monday, owning to non-availability of so...
Air India needs to survive till it is sold, says Lohani as airline runs almost out of funds
The airline had on Monday asked the govt for an i...
Tax dept conducts survey on Air India's engineering arm
Income tax officials have recently turned towards the government-owned airline Air India, to check in on its subsidiary AIESL (Air India Engineering Services). The airline, which has been delaying salary payments and even GST, however, said nothing was amiss. The TDS survey was done to ensure that it was depositing the taxes deducted at source.
Taxman orders special audit of Jet Airways
The central agency has also gathered details of the offshore entities with which Jet and its group companies entered into lease and maintenance and general sales agreements, on the basis of information shared by the Egmont Group.
Delta Air to start direct India flights, has signed pact with Vistara
Delta will connect New York to Mumbai on daily flights starting Dec 24.
Vistara to accommodate passengers on next flights for customers stuck on Delhi-Gurugram highway
"Due to heavy traffic congestion on Delhi-Gurugram Highway, customers who miss their flight due to this will be accommodated on the next Vistara flights for no extra fee or fare on the basis of the seat availability from Delhi," Vistara tweeted.
Last-minute flight cancellations hit holiday crowd
On Monday, GoAir cancelled 18 flights, attributed it to factors such as inclement weather, low visibility and anti-CAA protests in the country. IndiGo also has similar problems. Air India’s 12 A320 are grounded due to technical issues.
Boeing ousts CEO Dennis Muilenburg after two deadly crashes
Boeing ousted CEO Dennis Muilenburg on Monday with no end in sight to the crisis that has engulfed the vaunted American aircraft manufacture...
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.
Sanjiv Kapoor resigns as Vistara Chief Commercial Officer
Chief Strategy Officer Vinod Kannan will take over as the CCO from Kapoor, who joined the airline in March 2016. Kapoor resignation will be the second top-level resignations in the aviation sector with AirAsia India’s chief commercial officer Sanjay Kumar, another aviation veteran, resigning from AirAsia India.
Proposed cut in duty-free liquor, cigarettes to cause Rs 650 cr/year loss to airports: Industry body
Indian airports are likely to incur a revenue loss of Rs 650 crore per annum if the reported recommendations of the Commerce Ministry on duty-free sales are put in place, private airports operators body APAO said on Tuesday.
India advises Malaysian PM against comments on internal matters including CAA
“The PM of Malaysia has yet again remarked on a matter that is entirely internal to India. The Citizenship Amendment Act provides for citizenship through naturalization to be fast-tracked for non-citizens who are persecuted minorities from three countries,” MEA spokesperson noted.
Overcapacity in skies pulls down fares, hurts airlines’ bottomline
Airlines seem to be in a doom loop, with excess capacity and not enough places to fly aircraft profitably.
Pratt & Whitney names Ashmita Sethi managing director of India operations
Ashmita Sethi has been appointed as the managing director of Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies for its India operations. She brings more than 20 years of experience from the defence and aerospace industry to this role and joins Pratt & Whitney following a career in corporate and public affairs with Boeing and Rolls-Royce.
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