An airline has to pay various charges like air navigation, landing, parking etc to the AAI to use facilities at any of its more than 100 airports.
While IndiGo carried 16.82 lakh passengers, a 59.4 percent share of the total domestic market, SpiceJet flew 3.91 lakh passengers, which is 13.8 percent share of the total market, the DGCA data noted.
IndiGo has said its credit shell balance is down to 25-30 percent of the total bookings. But it's not the same for all airlines
The Wadia Group-promoted private carrier had commenced the repatriation flights on June 10 and gradually ramped up its operations with a combination of Vande Bharat Mission flights and private international charters.
The airline said it expects to reach 45 percent of pre-COVID-19 capacity by September 21, and 60 percent of pre-pandemic passenger capacity by October 15
Appointment of the new CEO is possibly the most agile step the Wadias could have taken in the direction of the low-cost airline's cost optimisation.
GoAir, which is also due to replace the engines, is unlikely to complete the process in time.
The Wadia group-promoted carrier has around 6,700 employees and around as much as 4,000-4,500 of them are on leave without pay (LWP), one of the sources said.
Dube's entry into the airline was cordial. His exit, acerbic. Things changed dramatically in just six months
Vinay Dube has ceased to be in the employment of GoAir, the company said
The move reflects a cash crunch at the airline
India Ratings forecasts a sharp decline in GoAir's revenue and operating performance in FY21.
'The passenger load factor in the month of June 2020 has shown a sharp decline due to limited air operations because of the COVID-19 outbreak,' the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said.
The packages, the first of its kind by an airline in the country amid the coronavirus pandemic, can be availed through GoAir's holiday package website, the Wadia group-promoted airline said in a release.
The small fleet size of the A320ceos made it possible for the airline to ground them and continue operations with the A320neos — of which the airline has over 40. The airline could have well become the first to switch over to a fleet of A320neo planes, but for COVID-19.
Leave without pay for many employees was to end on June 30
Supreme Court has sought a reply from the Ministry of Civil Aviation on the matter and proposed a few solutions to provide relief to aggrieved customers.
GoAir had launched the airline in November 2005 with A320s but later switched to more fuel-efficient A320neo in 2016.
The employee, Asif Khan, lodged a complaint that was not him but an impersonator who had made the comments
Asif Khan's account profile said he is a cabin crew at the airline
Day 1 of the operations were dogged by customer complaints
The PW engine-powered A320 neo planes in IndiGo and GoAir fleets have been facing glitches both mid-air and on-ground since their induction way back in 2016.
The airline, in a statement, also said that it is however ready and prepared to resume safe operations after the two-month lockdown.
Minister of State for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri had on Wednesday announced, through Twitter, that commercial passenger services on domestic routes will be allowed to operate from May 25 under a comprehensive Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), covering all stakeholders.
All the other airlines are now accepting bookings for travel from May 25