Air India pilot bodies seek meeting with Hardeep Singh Puri on privatisation
The pilot bodies, in a communication to Puri, said that the airline management appraised it of the status of disinvestment during a recent meeting but it did not provide any clarity on pending issues or provide any roadmap with regards to the future of employees.
Synergy Group submits fresh EOI for Jet Airways
The conglomerate submitted the EOI after several extensions of the deadline to submit one. Th...
Indian, Russian school students share best practices in contemporary innovation
This colloboration and student exchange program was conceived...
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.
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 immediate sovereign guarantee to raise Rs 2,400 cr loan.
Unions meet Air India management, pilots want notice period cut to a month
The government is planning to invite bids for the national carrier early next month and its employees, numbering many thousands, including pilots are fearing job losses.
Resolve complaints on social media; update and refund: DGCA
Airlines have also been asked to provide special facilities to senior citizens and make food and water available to passengers in case of flight delays and cancellations.
'Golden age' for Indian aviation sector; fundamentals strong: IndiGo chief
IndiGo has been aggressively expanding its operations and has started 11 overseas routes in the last one year. Recently, it placed an order for 300 more planes from Airbus and is also considering wide-body aircraft for long haul routes. IndiGo, owned by InterGlobe Aviation, is the country's largest airline with a market share of 48.2% in September.
Sale-bound Air India subsidiary gets nod for foreign flights
The move has triggered speculation among Air India employees that government may continue in airline business by not selling Alliance Air.
Govt refuses airlines’ plea for more bilateral rights
The Modi-led NDA government, since the time it took charge in 2014, has been cautious in increasing foreign flying rights with countries within 5,000 km radius of India.
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.
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.
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