Mumbai became the second destination for the European carrier in India after the launch of flight services to New Delhi from Milan last week.
The airline is in talks with Etihad a second time and with Indian conglomerate Tata Sons for fresh funds or a stake sale.
The Etihad deal is the worst thing that could have happened to Jet. The strategy of most Middle East carriers is to drive traffic and revenue into their respective hubs and redistribute that traffic thereon
Replying to a query in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said that in 2015, as many as 43 pilots tested positive for alcohol, followed by 44 in 2016.
Anne Rigail, a 27-year company veteran and currently an executive vice president, will be the first woman to lead the French carrier, which was formed in 1933.
"India is a fascinating and dynamic destination and is a significant base for business and tourism..." said Rossen Dimitrov, Chief Operating officer, Air Italy.
SpiceJet and Jet Airways own five B737 Max aircrafts each
The People's Liberation Army Navy will have five aircraft carriers in the near future, country's officials media reported, adding that country's third aircraft carrier is currently being built in Shanghai.
The airline will also offer discounts of up to 30 percent on its tickets booked from December 5 to 11
Executives from Etihad and Jet have met some of the airline's bankers in Mumbai in recent days to discuss ways to address its cash flow issues and evaluate the carrier's future business plan, the sources said.
According to sources, the Saudi Arabia-based carrier will operate three flights a week from Riyadh and four flights a week from Jeddah.
Restricting complimentary meals could lead to confusion among passengers and brand dilution, say experts
The Naresh Goyal-controlled airline will not operate as many as 39 services per week to Doha, Muscat, Abu Dhabi and Dubai from various domestic cities
The government is in talks with the oil marketing companies (OMCs) to pass on the benefits of falling crude oil prices to the airline companies
In June 2017, flyers started noticing that they were allotted seats away from their family members if they did not pay more
The carrier will begin twice-weekly flights to Isfahan in February 2019 and increase existing services to Shiraz and Tehran in January 2019, it said in a statement.
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The government had originally proposed to offload 76 percent equity share capital of the national carrier as well as transfer the management control to a private entity.
While Greater Mumbai still had the maximum number of business aviation aircraft -- 130 -- the number was still 4 less than in 2016
IndiGo had previously said it plans to add to its fleet of Airbus A320neos and ATR 72 turboprops at a rate of around six planes a month
The carrier operates a total of 124 aircraft and has a workforce of about 16,000, including 2,000 pilots
The report suggested implementing a rating system for cargo terminals in-line with Airport Service Quality ratings at passenger terminal to motivate operators to improve infrastructure
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The cabin crew sources, however, termed the move as "discriminatory" and akin to being "penny wise pond foolish".
At present, four domestic carriers- Government-run Air India and private airlines IndiGo, GoAir and Vistara- have A320neo planes in their fleets beside other aircraft.