Everybody getting vaccinated necessary condition for return to normalcy: Madan Sabnavis
There is no pent-up demand for services sectors like hotels and restaurants, says CARE Ratings chief economist.
Pratt & Whitney-made GTF engines complete 2 million flight hours in India
The two Indian carriers were the early adopters of these fuel-effic...
Seaplane operations to resume between Statue of Unity and Sabarmati riverfront from December 27: SpiceJet
SpiceShuttle, the fully-owned subsi...
SpiceJet to operate 30 new domestic flights from December 20
Among the 30 flights from Sunday, six will connect Darbhanga in Bihar with Ahmedabad, Pune and Hyderabad, according to statement from the airline.
Air India gets reprieve in UK court over aircraft lease payments
The hearing, held remotely at the Commercial Court division here on Friday, involved unpaid dues of over USD 17.6 million to China Aircraft Leasing Company Limited (CALC) as part of an aircraft lease agreement for rent and maintenance.
Nepalese, Bhutanese people can travel on air bubble flights between India & 11 countries: Govt
These 11 countries are Ethiopia, France, Germany, Iraq, Kenya, Netherlands, Qatar, Rwanda, Tanzania, Ukraine and the UAE, the ministry said on Twitter. Scheduled international passenger flights continue to remain suspended in the country since March 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Air India defaults on TDS, EPF payments as Centre mulls on how to sell the carrier
Government officials told ET otherwise. “Air India has not made payments against TDS and PF since January this year. TDS dues is in the range of ₹26 crore till March-end and the PF dues runs into several crores,” said one of them.
Airlines to make full refund of tickets booked during lockdown period: DGCA proposes in SC
"If the tickets have been booked during the first lockdown period, that is March 25, to April 14, 2020 for the journeys to be undertaken in both first and second lockdown period that is from March 25 to May 3, 2020, in all such cases, full refund shall be given by the airlines immediately", it said.
SpiceJet operates two flights from Moscow and Tashkent to repatriate 295 Indians
These flights were operated in association with film actor Sonu Sood, the airline said in a press release.
IndiGo operates passenger charter flight to repatriate 212 Indians from Russia
Scheduled international passenger flights continue to remain suspended in India since March 23 amid the pandemic. However, special international charter flights, permitted by the Indian aviation regulator DGCA, have been operating as usual.
In a first, SpiceJet brings home 269 Indians in long-haul charter flight from Amsterdam
Airline chairman Ajay Singh said, “SpiceJet is immensely proud to operate its maiden long-haul repatriation flight from Amsterdam to India and bring back home our fellow Indian nationals. This is a historic moment for SpiceJet and Indian aviation.”
Indian carriers implement fresh round of pay cuts for staff
Indian carriers have survived so far without fiscal assistance. But the scenario remains bleak.
India to operate over 1,000 more flights under Vande Bharat; private carriers to operate 70% of it
Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced today that they have allowed both private airlines and Air India to operate about 1050 flights under the scheme.
Covid-19 crisis: Indian airlines hold on to Rs 6,000 crore to avoid hard landing
Firms are estimated to be holding about ₹6,000 crore from payment for bookings.
Indian aviation sector may incur $3.3-3.6 billion loss in June quarter: CAPA India
In a report, CAPA India said airlines are expected to post a loss of around USD 1.75 billion while that of airports and concessionaries could be USD 1.50-1.75 billion. Ground handlers are estimated to post a loss of USD 80-90 million. Together, the loss for the sector is anticipated to be USD 3.3-3.6 billion in the first quarter of the next financial year.