Empty planes flying from India to Saudi Arabia to bring back stranded Indians: Puri
Last month, Saudi Arabia suspended flights from various countries, including India, in the wake of a spurt in coronavirus cases. India suspended scheduled commercial international flight operations from March 23 last year in the wake of the pandemic. Last week, the suspension was extended till March 31.
IndiGo flight diverts to Karachi due to medical emergency onboard
The passenger who had the medical emergency could not be revived and was de...
India’s airlines see 15% drop in bookings on new Covid-19 test rules for flyers
Several states and local city governments have mandated that ...
IndiGo to operate select domestic flights from T1 in Mumbai
The private airport operator, running and managing the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) had on Friday announced that it will resume domestic flight operations from Terminal-1 from the March 10.
DGCA extends suspension of int'l commercial passenger flights till March 31
Amid the suspension, special international flights have been allowed under the Vande Bharat Mission since May last year and under bilateral "air bubble" arrangements with select countries since July.
Mumbai Airport to resume domestic flight operations from Terminal-1 from March 10
Prior to the pandemic, some airlines were carrying out their domestic operations from T1. However, after the resumption of domestic commercial passenger services in late last year, following a nearly two-month shutdown in the wake of the pandemic, the flight services were being operated only from T2.
No check-in bag? Prepare to fly cheap on domestic flights once fare bands go
The order issued by DGCA chief Arun Kumar on Thursday has asked airlines to ensure that the charges for passengers who buy light fares and then turn up with airport with check-in bag are “reasonable”.
Kushinagar airport gets necessary approvals from DGCA to operate international flights
Once this airport begins operating international flights, it will become third functional international facility in the state.
Air India Express flight hits electric pole on landing at Vijayawada Airport; all passengers safe
The flight from Doha was headed to Vijaywada and then to Trichy. Out of the 64 passengers, 19 passengers were headed to Vijaywada and the rest are now headed to Trichy. The airline authorities have ordered an investigation," the airport director Rao said.
Vistara commences flight operations to Germany from India
The inaugural flight, operated by a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, departed Delhi at 3.30 am (IST) on Thursday and landed in Frankfurt at 7.55 am (CET), Vistara said in a release.
Lufthansa terminates services of 103 India-based flight attendants
In a statement to, a Lufthansa spokesperson said that severe financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic leaves it with no choice but to restructure the airline and as part of that "it will not be extending the fixed-term employment contracts of its Delhi-based flight attendants".
IndiGo to start 22 new flights from March 28 onwards
Indian carriers have been focusing more on domestic routes post coronavirus lockdown last year as scheduled international flights remain suspended in the country since March 23 last year.
Airlines permitted to fly only 80% of pre-COVID flights till March-end: Govt
The summer schedule begins at the end of March for all the airlines. Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) approves both the schedules - summer and winter - of all the airlines.
SpiceJet to start 24 new domestic flights
The new flights also include four new seasonal flights connecting Jaisalmer, the 'Golden City' of India, with Delhi and Ahmedabad, the airline said in a release.
GoAir to connect Hyderabad with direct flight to Maldives
This new route will be serviced by the airlines next-generation Airbus A320 neo aircraft, further strengthening GoAirs growing international network in the south Asian region, it said.