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  • Global airline industry to post $6.9 billion loss in 2022: IATA Dec 06, 2022 03:46 PM IST

    Global airline industry to post $6.9 billion loss in 2022: IATA

    The Asia Pacific region, IATA said, is critically held back by the impact of China's zero COVID policies on travel.

  • SpiceJet flight from Saudi's Jeddah makes emergency landing in Kochi: Reports Dec 02, 2022 08:16 PM IST

    SpiceJet flight from Saudi's Jeddah makes emergency landing in Kochi: Reports

    The emergency landing was carried out due to a hydraulic failure, the DGCA reportedly said. All the 197 passengers onboard were evacuated safely after the plane landed.

  • SpiceJet to hold AGM on December 26 Dec 02, 2022 07:44 PM IST

    SpiceJet to hold AGM on December 26

    The AGM has been called to discuss the adoption of audited financial statements and the re-appointment of Ajay Singh as a director on the board, a regulatory filing said.

  • With its lenders back in the court, Jet’s future looks cloudy Dec 02, 2022 08:52 AM IST

    With its lenders back in the court, Jet’s future looks cloudy

    In retrospect, it is clear that the consortium that bid for and bagged the rights to revive the airline underestimated the financial requirements of the task they had undertaken

  • Here's what combined Air India will look like by 2024 Nov 30, 2022 03:57 PM IST

    Here's what combined Air India will look like by 2024

    Air India's market share in the domestic market will jump from around 9 percent in October 2022 to around 27 percent after the amalgamation. Vistara and Air Asia India currently control 9.2 and 7.6 percent of the current market share.

  • How the Air India-Vistara merger will be completed in 16 months by March 2024 Nov 29, 2022 06:57 PM IST

    How the Air India-Vistara merger will be completed in 16 months by March 2024

    The promoters of Air India and Vistara, Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Tata Sons, on November 29 announced, that they have agreed to merge Air India and Vistara in a deal, where SIA plans to invest Rs 20,585 million ($250 million) in Air India to acquire 25.1 percent stake in the enlarged Air India group.

  • Singapore Airlines and Tata Sons to merge Air India, Vistara Nov 29, 2022 04:24 PM IST

    Singapore Airlines and Tata Sons to merge Air India, Vistara

    The merger, which is aimed to be completed by March 2024, will give SIA a 25.1% stake in an enlarged Air India group with a significant presence in all key market segments.

  • Delhi to get India's first global hub airport Nov 29, 2022 11:08 AM IST

    Delhi to get India's first global hub airport

    The project of making IGIA a global hub airport is a “work in progress”, with both Scindia and aviation secretary Rajiv Bansal having held several meetings with stakeholders on the issue, according to reports.

  • Time to refresh airline on-time performance metric for level playing field Nov 28, 2022 11:20 AM IST

    Time to refresh airline on-time performance metric for level playing field

    An airline’s punctuality is based primarily on how many flights it operates at the country’s top four airports.

  • Recovery visible in aviation sector, pushing for greater manufacturing in India: Jyotiraditya Scindia Nov 25, 2022 07:59 PM IST

    Recovery visible in aviation sector, pushing for greater manufacturing in India: Jyotiraditya Scindia

    Jyotiraditya Scindia said the aviation industry has received a boost with added infrastructure, pointing out that more regional and last-mile connecting flights have been started, especially linking the northeast region of the country.

  • October aviation data: Domestic air passenger traffic up 27% YoY, 10.2% MoM Nov 22, 2022 12:21 PM IST

    October aviation data: Domestic air passenger traffic up 27% YoY, 10.2% MoM

    Air traffic still remains below pre-COVID levels. In October 2019, domestic airlines flew 123.16 lakh passengers against 114.07 lakh this October

  • Jet Airways plans to sell 11 aircraft as lenders grow frustrated with delay in resolution Nov 21, 2022 11:27 AM IST

    Jet Airways plans to sell 11 aircraft as lenders grow frustrated with delay in resolution

    A year-and-a-half after the NCLT approved Jet Airway’s resolution plan, the Jalan-Kalrock consortium has failed to pay up, forcing lenders to reevaluate their options, bankers say

  • Video: Airplane crashes into fire truck during take-off, goes up in flames Nov 19, 2022 03:27 PM IST

    Video: Airplane crashes into fire truck during take-off, goes up in flames

    The Latam Airlines jet collided with the truck on the runway while taking off from Lima on Friday

  • Nepal Airlines to sell five troublesome Chinese planes Nov 19, 2022 12:39 PM IST

    Nepal Airlines to sell five troublesome Chinese planes

    Eight years after acquiring the Chinese planes that Nepal Airlines had hoped to fly on underserved mountain routes, the carrier has decided it doesn't want the albatross around its neck anymore.

  • With one stop to Europe from Amritsar, SpiceJet upstages rivals Nov 18, 2022 04:58 PM IST

    With one stop to Europe from Amritsar, SpiceJet upstages rivals

    SpiceJet has started operating flights to Rome and Milan from Amritsar and is the only Indian airline flying direct to Italy. If the route succeeds, it could pave the way for more such flights.

  • Aviation ministry seeks industry feedback to amend slot allocation guidelines Nov 17, 2022 06:52 PM IST

    Aviation ministry seeks industry feedback to amend slot allocation guidelines

    As part of the new proposal, airport slots will be reallocated every 'season' or every six months to airlines, departing from the current practice of reviewing it after a year.

  • Jet Airways' lenders likely to oppose JK consortium in court, not satisfied with resolution plan Nov 16, 2022 04:41 PM IST

    Jet Airways' lenders likely to oppose JK consortium in court, not satisfied with resolution plan

    Jalan-Kalrock consortium had reportedly informed lenders in last meeting that it would not be make additional payments for PF and gratuity dues of over Rs 250 crore.

  • India has potential to produce sustainable aviation fuel, says IATA executive Nov 15, 2022 10:31 PM IST

    India has potential to produce sustainable aviation fuel, says IATA executive

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is a grouping of international airlines.

  • IndiGo CarGo commences operations with first freighter flight between Delhi & Mumbai Nov 15, 2022 07:17 PM IST

    IndiGo CarGo commences operations with first freighter flight between Delhi & Mumbai

    According to a statement released by the airline, these inaugural flights will carry a payload of more than 20 tonnes on each leg.

  • Indian aviation sector to grow at CAGR of 6% over the next 20 years: IATA Nov 15, 2022 12:27 PM IST

    Indian aviation sector to grow at CAGR of 6% over the next 20 years: IATA

    The government is looking to make it mandatory for airlines in India to use sustainable aviation fuels, Rajiv Bansal, secretary in the ministry of civil aviation, said while addressing IATA Aviation Energy Forum

  • IndiGo starts direct flights between Delhi and Karnataka's Hubballi Nov 14, 2022 01:25 PM IST

    IndiGo starts direct flights between Delhi and Karnataka's Hubballi

    "With more connectivity to different parts of the country, Hubballi and its neighbouring regions will witness overall development. New connections from Hubballi will not only promote tourism and trade but also make travel affordable with the addition of capacity," chief strategy and revenue officer Sanjay Kumar said.

  • SpiceJet launches flight between Pune, Bangkok Nov 12, 2022 10:32 PM IST

    SpiceJet launches flight between Pune, Bangkok

    The airline also operates flights to Bangkok from Delhi and Kolkata.

  • Buckle up! Aviation sector is facing supply chain turbulence Nov 11, 2022 09:05 AM IST

    Buckle up! Aviation sector is facing supply chain turbulence

    The pandemic easing could have revived the aviation sector but a number of woes are weighing down the sector, a choked supply chain being the latest woe. Investors should keep the strong ones in sight

  • Jet Airways relaunch may be delayed as Jalan-Kalrock is yet to clear dues Nov 10, 2022 08:58 PM IST

    Jet Airways relaunch may be delayed as Jalan-Kalrock is yet to clear dues

    There are two deadlines which the Jalan-Kalrock consortium has to meet and as things stand, it looks to be in danger of missing both.

  • United Airlines suspends ad spending on Twitter Nov 05, 2022 07:35 AM IST

    United Airlines suspends ad spending on Twitter

    Major brands such as General Mills Inc and luxury automaker Audi of America said on Thursday they have paused advertising on Twitter, days after the social media platform was acquired by billionaire Elon Musk for $44 billion.