IndiGo has cancelled 42 flights for March 14. This includes flights to Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, Jaipur, Srinagar, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun, Amritsar, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, among others, the airline announced on its website.
The number of aircrafts grounded are not very large and so it is unlikely that there will be a major disruption for the sector and Indigo, Kapil kaul, CEO, India Subcontinent, CAPA.
The grounded aircrafts are fitted with Pratt & Whitney PW1000G engines, which have faced a series of issues.
The full service carrier, which currently has 19 planes, would be getting the 20th aircraft this month, according to its CEO Leslie Thng.
Outsiders call Ajay Singh the dark horse that could walk away with the loss-making state-owned carrier.
IATA’s January data shows India continues to be one of the fastest growing markets in the world
A four-member team of the ICAO will conduct the audit till March 15 as part of its Universal Security Audit Programme.
The announcement came days after Israeli PM Netanyahu said that Saudi Arabia had given permission to the Indian carrier for flying over its territory on its route from New Delhi to Tel Aviv.
Amber Dubey says India has the potential to surprise the top two aviation powers, US and China, by 2030. Also, he feels Air India has ‘significant’ untapped value to elicit interest from national and international carriers
The leading Gulf carrier has announced plans to launch an airline in the country.
In January, the government had awarded 325 routes to aviation firms under the second phase. UDAN aims to connect tier-two towns, cities and remote areas with air travel.
To partly raise money for viability gap funding requirement under the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme, the civil aviation ministry has been collecting the levy since December 2016.
"Our aviation sector is growing tremendously. This makes quality infrastructure in the aviation sector important. Our government brought an aviation policy that is transforming the sector," he said.
Airlines carried over 1.14 crore passengers in January this year compared to 95.79 lakh people in the year-ago period, according to DGCA data,
The national carrier had a debt of Rs 51,890 crore as on September 30 last year as per provisional figures.
The bench said IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir are not being banished forever from T1 and this part relocation was only a temporary measure.
The maiden flight will be inaugurated by Gujarat chief miniser Vijay Rupani, he said, adding flights to Jamnagar from Ahmedabad will also begin on the same day.
With the induction of the eighth and the last B737 Next Generation plane on Monday, Jet Airways' fleet size has now grown to 119 aircraft.
The EASA directive issued last Friday came in the wake of instances of the engines in-flight shutdowns and rejected takeoffs involving A320 Neo family planes.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a special commission to investigate what caused the AN-148 plane operated by Saratov Airlines to crash outside Moscow.
Under the agreement, the Group will share industry expertise and identify development and investment opportunities in Andhra Pradesh, a company release said here.
Questions about 'air rickshaws' were raised by three members in the Lok Sabha.
In a memorandum submitted to Air India Chairman and Managing Director Pradeep Singh Kharola, the forum said a direct flight to Dubai would offer immense business potential to Air India.
The figure indicates a three-fold increase in the number of air travellers which was 265 million in 2016-2017.
It will share industry expertise and identify development and investment opportunities, the company statement said here.