DGCA to monitor passenger complaints, ensure timely redress
The move is aimed to empower the passengers at a time when air passenger ridership numbers are rising.
Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on pleas seeking Rafale judgment review on Thursday
On May 10, the apex court had reserved the decision on...
SC to pronounce verdict on pleas seeking Rafale judgment review on Thursday
The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce on Thursday its verdi...
Boeing says 737 MAX may start flying in January
In a statement, the group said it still hopes to receive certification next month from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), allowing it to resume MAX deliveries to airline customers before the end of the year.
DGCA likely to license all ATC officers before ’20 ICAO audit
ICAO had recently asked India to make DGCA licensing authority for ATC officers. Earlier, Airports Authority of India (AAI), which is also ATC service provider, had been licensing ATCOs. DGCA will license all 2500 current ATCOs by December, according to a senior DGCA official.
Working to get 737 Max back in air, says Boeing
“Boeing has tested over 800 test flights (on B737Max) and is working on improving the training process involving B737Max. We are working closely with regulators round the world to bring the aircraft back to service,” said Darren Hulst, director (product, forecast and current market), Boeing Commercial Aircraft.
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.
Boeing says India will need nearly 2,500 new aircraft in two decades
According to the Boeing, factors such as exponential domestic passenger traffic growth, new long-haul opportunities and infrastructure development will lead to the fulfilment of the demand forecast. India's passenger traffic had risen at around 20 per cent in recent years, making it one of the world's fastest-growing aviation markets.
IndiGo, Qatar Airways sign codeshare agreement
Stocks of the airline carrier have been on a losing streak lately, falling over 18 per cent.
How govt is trying to make Air India attractive for potential buyers
Tata Group chairman N. Chandrasekaran says he will ask his team "to evaluate" bidding for Air India, which was founded by the group 87 years...
InterGlobe Aviation up 7% as firm orders record 300 planes
HDFC Securities has ‘Buy’ call on Interglobe Aviation with a target price of Rs 1,610.
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.
IndiGo close to mammoth 300-plane Airbus deal: Sources
The budget airline is putting finishing touches on a $33-bn order for as many as 300 of Airbus's newest jet.
DPIIT, aviation ministry exploring options to ease FDI norms to attract bidders for Air India
There are nine sectors where FDI is prohibited and that includes lottery business, gambling and betting, chit funds, Nidhi company, real estate business, and manufacturing of cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes using tobacco.
DGCA asks IndiGo to replace old engines on 97 aircraft by Jan-end
This order for IndiGo is a follow-up of an earlier DGCA order to change engines in 16 airplanes.
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