Here’s an overview of the spot airfares and flight prices trends between May 10-22.
Rains started past midnight and washed away the blanket of dust haze that had adversely affected normal life in the two states.
With regulations permitting unbundling of various services offered by domestic carriers, choosing a particular seat, especially the window ones and those with more leg space, comes at extra cost.
The government today said its ambitious regional connectivity scheme UDAN, set to take wings tomorrow, will jump-start regional aviation even as it defended the imposition of levy on scheduled flights from trunk routes to fund the scheme.
The pact would enable Air India to code share on the French airline's flights on the Chennai-Reunion-Chennai sector as well as on routes including Reunion to Johannesburg, Seychelles, Mauritius and Madagascar.
The Tata-Singapore joint venture airline Vistara will soon extend its daily flight services from Kolkata, touching some new destinations.
On Monday, 70 flights were cancelled, 67 domestic flights and four international flights were delayed at IGI airport because of the weather.
National airports operator AAI is expected to report an all-time high revenue of Rs 10,000 crore, with an estimated flat profit growth in the fiscal ended March 31 this year.
Promoted by Rahul Bhatia and Rakesh Gangwal, the now-listed airline is currently the largest airline by market share, which stood at 37.2 per cent in December 2015.
The company has launched 24 new flights on its domestic network which include first daily non-stop flight between Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram.
This is being seen as a sign of protest against a recent labour ministry directive which has barred senior pilots of the national carrier from being a part of the employees union.
The new flights are Delhi-Guwahati-Agartala, Bengaluru- Kolkata-Guwahati (both daily), and a third frequency will be on Bengaluru-Kolkata route (Saturdays only), the airline said in a statement, adding that out of 137 new services, six will be international operations.
Come this winter, domestic flyers will have more flying options to choose from. Leading airlines like IndiGo, Jet Airways and Air India are looking to add to the existing fleet to cater to the rising demand report CNBC-TV18‘s Sindhu Bhattacharya and Ronojoy Banerjee.
There has been no respite for Mumbaikars from monsoon woes. Heavy showers have been witnessed in the several parts of the city on Tuesday leading to waterlogging in low lying areas in the city.
Kapoor said the flights were on time, bookings were strong, and the company was expanding its fleet size now that it had adequate funds.
SpiceJet, which came close to collapsing in December after running out of cash to pay its creditors, is scheduled to make 280 daily flights from next week.
Money-losing SpiceJet had delayed employees' salaries for November and briefly grounded its fleet this month for want of cash. Its majority owner, billionaire Kalanithi Maran's Sun Group, has said it cannot afford a bailout.
Shares in troubled low-cost carrier SpiceJet tumbled 14.7 percent in early trade today before recovering some ground to trade 5.6 percent lower, amid a flurry of bad news that has led to questions whether the country‘s fourth-largest aviation firm would come out intact from a severe fund crunch.
The intensity of the cyclone has reduced from over 200 kilometre per hour to about 100 kilometre per hour now. The cyclone has now converted from a very severe cyclonic storm to a severe storm.
Currently, there are 22 airports in the state but there is no air connectivity from bigger cities like Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur and Aurangabad to smaller towns.
SpiceJet announced that they are cutting fares by 75% in base fares for bookings made during February 24-26 to fill in seats during the lean season. Part of the â€œSuper Summer Saleâ€, this offer is valid for travel between April 1 and June 30, 2014.
The downgrade will impact Indian carriers such as Jet Airways and Air India, which fly to the US, barring them from expanding their services further in the world‘s biggest aviation market, till further notice.
Thick fog continues to hit air and rail traffic in Delhi. As dense fog enveloped the national capital early Monday morning, Indira Gandhi International Airport was forced to shut down temporarily.
The offices near Mumbai‘s international airport have vice-presidents, captains and department heads, cabin baggage in tow, buzzing in and out. Most are either coming from or are en route to the Etihad Airways headquarters at Khalifa City in Abu Dhabi.
Jet Airways, which posted its biggest ever quarterly loss, expects the deal to close by the end of the calendar year. While the cabinet has cleared the deal, the Competition Commission of India‘s (CCI) approval is still pending.