GoAir cancels 19 flights across destinations
The Mumbai-based airline had cancelled 21 flights on Monday, owning to non-availability of some of the aircraft and inadequate operating crew. The company had, however, attributed the non-operations of these flights to protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), hostile weather and the duty norms for the cockpit crew, among others.
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Dense fog engulfs Delhi, flight, train services hit
People took refuge at a night shelter near Anand Vihar Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) while homeless people were sleeping on the streets in Turkman Gate area.
At 1.4°C, Delhi is punishingly cold; fog delays 500 flights
Saturday saw Delhi’s coldest December night in six years, and Met officials say Sunday might break an older record. It’s still a long way from Delhi’s all-time December low of 0 degrees, recorded in 1930, but a record spell of cold and severely cold days has left the city frozen stiff.
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.
Air India’s Jaipur-Agra flight suffering losses
A direct Air India flight was started between Jaipur and Agra in December 2017 under the Regional Connectivity Scheme with the hope that foreign tourists would use it to complete the golden triangle.
Air India’s int’l revenue soars with some help from Jet closure
With the grounding of Jet, Air India gained a 20% boost in revenue from international operations.
DGCA finds GoAir pilots exceed flight time
The airline breached Flight Duty Time Limitation (FDTL) norms by, for instance, making the crew fly for four consecutive nights.
Upgraded version of fighter jet developed jointly by China, Pakistan makes maiden flight
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530 flights delayed, 20 diverted, 4 cancelled due to dense fog at Delhi airport
Flights are operating at the airport under CAT III B conditions, which means the runway visual range (RVR) is between 50 metres and 175 metres. The airline also requested passengers to check flight status before leaving home and reach out to its customer care.
AirAsia to launch flight services to more cities next fiscal
The Bengaluru-based carrier flies to Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. At present, it flies to 21 destinations pan-India with a fleet of 27 A320 aircraft.
GoAir cancels 18 domestic flights on aircraft, cockpit crew crunch
The budget carrier has reported a series of incidents involving engine glitches, mainly in its A320 Neo planes, which has resulted in non-availability of some of such planes for operations, the source said.
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Transactions via FASTag at highway tolls more than double in December
About 6.4 crore transactions FASTag transactions worth Rs.1256 crore was processed in December as against 3.4 crore transactions worth Rs.774 crore in November, the latest National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) data released on Wednesday showed. A total of three crore 3.1 crore transactions worth Rs.703 crore in October was processed.
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