you are here: HomeNewsAirlines
airlines

Track all the latest developments in aviation including domestic and international flights schedule changes, news on airline tickets and domestic and international airfares. More

Jump to
311 Results Found
  • 10-12% drop in domestic flight bookings as states make COVID-19 test mandatory Feb 27, 2021 09:11 AM IST

    10-12% drop in domestic flight bookings as states make COVID-19 test mandatory

    Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Manipur have made RT PCR tests mandatory for travellers arriving from states with high coronavirus cases.

  • Why a full revival of air travel will be delayed further Feb 16, 2021 05:06 PM IST

    Why a full revival of air travel will be delayed further

    The government’s decision to cap capacity at 80 percent until the end of March means that industry numbers won’t rise to pre-COVID levels even if all flights are full.

  • Government extends cap on airline capacity till the end of March, fares likely to rise 30% Feb 11, 2021 04:42 PM IST

    Government extends cap on airline capacity till the end of March, fares likely to rise 30%

    Thus far, however, no carrier has been able to deploy around 70 percent capacity of what they operated during the winters of 2020, apart from Indigo

  • IndiGo tightens grip in India and targets growth abroad Jan 21, 2021 07:44 AM IST

    IndiGo tightens grip in India and targets growth abroad

    The airline is now the world's seventh biggest by capacity and the largest outside the United States and China, according to data firm OAG. It is a rare bright spot in a battered global aviation industry, providing a lifeline to squeezed lessors and aircraft manufacturers by paying bills on time and in full.

  • Airlines, pharma companies in talks to work out logistics for COVID-19 vaccines: Report Jan 08, 2021 01:18 PM IST

    Airlines, pharma companies in talks to work out logistics for COVID-19 vaccines: Report

    Plans are afoot for the transportation and delivery of millions of doses and a civil aviation ministry official has said cargo facilities will be used to distribute vaccines.

  • Will investors turn to PVR, Inox, SpiceJet, IndiGo after COVID-19 vaccine launches? Jan 07, 2021 01:57 PM IST

    Will investors turn to PVR, Inox, SpiceJet, IndiGo after COVID-19 vaccine launches?

    Brokerage firm ICICI Securities is of the view that the launch of vaccines can lead to faster recovery of air travel, which stagnated at about 2,30,000 level during December 2020.

  • Air India divestment – a win-win for everyone Dec 15, 2020 10:02 AM IST

    Air India divestment – a win-win for everyone

    For the Tata Group, Air India brings on the table its fleet of 172 aircraft at the consolidated level, a market share of 13 percent in the domestic market and 19 percent in the international market, apart from precious intangibles like airport slots and Star Alliance memberships

  • Mumbai-bound flight bookings drop 20% after Maharashtra makes COVID-19 test mandatory Dec 02, 2020 11:58 AM IST

    Mumbai-bound flight bookings drop 20% after Maharashtra makes COVID-19 test mandatory

    From November 25, RT-PCR tests have been made mandatory for incoming air travellers from Delhi, Gujarat Rajasthan and Goa amid rising COVID-19 cases.

  • IATA says global airlines' losses to hit $118.5 billion in 2020; travel curbs to hamper recovery Nov 24, 2020 08:43 PM IST

    IATA says global airlines' losses to hit $118.5 billion in 2020; travel curbs to hamper recovery

    Deep industry losses will continue into 2021, even though performance is expected to improve.

  • Tata Group to infuse $50 million in AirAsia India: Report Nov 24, 2020 02:26 PM IST

    Tata Group to infuse $50 million in AirAsia India: Report

    The $50 million funding will be a mix of debt and equity that may push Tata Group’s stake in the business above the present 51 percent

  • Tata Group, Singapore Airlines infuse Rs 585 crore in Vistara: Report Nov 23, 2020 02:40 PM IST

    Tata Group, Singapore Airlines infuse Rs 585 crore in Vistara: Report

    The infusion is for maintaining liquidity, covering fixed costs and making payments to lesser,

  • The Vaccine rally Nov 10, 2020 09:03 AM IST

    The Vaccine rally

    Vaccine rally can lift old economy stocks and cause portfolio churn

  • Pakistani Airlines may be banned in 188 countries Nov 09, 2020 09:28 AM IST

    Pakistani Airlines may be banned in 188 countries

    The ICAO has issued a "serious warning" to the Pakistan aviation regulator on the same

  • Domestic flights' cap would be increased to 70-75% of pre-COVID levels as traffic surges: Govt Nov 05, 2020 08:44 PM IST

    Domestic flights' cap would be increased to 70-75% of pre-COVID levels as traffic surges: Govt

    The ministry had said last week that the Indian airlines can operate maximum 60 percent of their pre-COVID domestic passenger flights till February 24 next year due to the prevailing coronavirus situation.

  • Airlines can operate maximum 60% of pre-COVID domestic flights until February 24 next year: Govt Nov 04, 2020 08:17 PM IST

    Airlines can operate maximum 60% of pre-COVID domestic flights until February 24 next year: Govt

    The ministry had resumed domestic passenger services from May 25, after a gap of two months due to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown.

  • Airlines to get more airspace, cutting flying time; fuel costs, airfares could head south Oct 19, 2020 04:21 PM IST

    Airlines to get more airspace, cutting flying time; fuel costs, airfares could head south

    Indian Air Force has released 10 percent of its reserved air space for civil airlines, reducing flying time on 13 routes

  • The noose is tightening around Air India Sep 23, 2020 09:52 AM IST

    The noose is tightening around Air India

    The Air India divestment deserves one last chance and nothing more

  • Spicejet launches frequent flyer programme ‘SpiceClub’ Aug 19, 2020 12:41 PM IST

    Spicejet launches frequent flyer programme ‘SpiceClub’

    SpiceClub is segregated into four tiers – Classic, Silver, Gold and Platinum, through which members can earn points on every Rs 100 spent on flights and add-ons

  • Coronavirus impact | SpiceJet launches 1+1 offer to woo passengers Aug 03, 2020 10:40 AM IST

    Coronavirus impact | SpiceJet launches 1+1 offer to woo passengers

    During the sale, which commenced on August 3, flight tickets can be booked for the travel period until March 31, 2021.

  • COVID-19 impact: Airlines offer Starbucks coffee, insurance cover, full body checkups to woo fliers Jul 30, 2020 03:14 PM IST

    COVID-19 impact: Airlines offer Starbucks coffee, insurance cover, full body checkups to woo fliers

    Airlines and travel portals are also offering discounts for doctors, nurses and those from the armed forces

  • Are the Tatas getting ready to rule the Indian skies? Jul 10, 2020 09:10 AM IST

    Are the Tatas getting ready to rule the Indian skies?

    The aviation sector is likely to see another round of market share realignment

  • Here are the routes on which airlines charged the highest fares in May Jun 19, 2020 11:36 AM IST

    Here are the routes on which airlines charged the highest fares in May

    There are restrictions on fares and pressure on demand, then how are airlines fixing fares to ensure they make money? Read on.

  • DGCA to airlines: Keep middle seats vacant to extent possible Jun 01, 2020 02:43 PM IST

    DGCA to airlines: Keep middle seats vacant to extent possible

    However, if a flyer has been allotted the middle seat due to a high passenger load "then additional protective equipment like wrap-around gown of the Ministry of Textile approved standards" must be provided to that passenger in addition to three-layered face mask and face shield, said the DGCA order, which has been accessed by PTI.

  • Locust swarms a risk to airline operations, says DGCA May 29, 2020 07:27 PM IST

    Locust swarms a risk to airline operations, says DGCA

    The industry regulator has advised airlines to avoid flights through locusts swarms

  • Boeing resumes 737 MAX production at low rate May 28, 2020 09:00 AM IST

    Boeing resumes 737 MAX production at low rate

    The aircraft maker's best-selling plane was grounded in March 2019 after the second fatal 737 MAX crash in five months. Boeing declined to say what the current production rate is.

Sections