Dec 01, 2021 03:27 PM IST
The decision to postpone the resumption of scheduled international air services comes five days after the Ministry of Civil Aviation had announced that such flights would resume from December 15, after a gap of around 20 months.
- Nov 24, 2021 02:53 PM IST
Aviation Ministry Secretary Rajiv Bansal also noted that efforts are underway to hand over all operations of Air India by December-end to Tata group.
- Nov 17, 2021 09:55 PM IST
Effective November 19, 2021, all IndiGo customers will be able to buy food and beverage on board as well as pre-book their choice of food.
- Nov 16, 2021 08:45 PM IST
The aviation ministry has also allowed the carriers to provide magazines and newspapers to passengers on board.
- Oct 27, 2021 04:26 PM IST
The shareholders of Air India have approved the transfer of Air India Air Transport Services Ltd., Airline Allied Services Ltd, which runs Alliance Air, Air India Engineering Services Ltd, and Hotel Corporation of India to AIAHL.
- Oct 13, 2021 01:34 PM IST
The amount realisable from Air India’s residual assets following the handover of the airline to the Tatas is unlikely to be higher than their book value, according to experts
- Oct 12, 2021 04:00 PM IST
Currently, the government permits domestic carriers to operate at 85 percent of their pre-pandemic capacities.
- Oct 01, 2021 03:08 PM IST
Rajiv Bansal replaced former Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola, who retired on September 30, 2021.
- Sep 29, 2021 07:45 PM IST
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- Sep 22, 2021 03:45 PM IST
Bansal, 1988-batch IAS officer of Nagaland cadre, would assume the charge on September 30, following the conclusion of term of the incumbent Civil Aviation Secretary, Pradeep Singh Kharola.
- Sep 06, 2021 08:19 PM IST
Industry experts and airline executives say the government should ease curbs on pricing and capacity utilisation to align its approach with market realities.
- Aug 26, 2021 09:26 PM IST
The civil aviation minister also asked the chief ministers of Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat to deposit Rs 7.55 crore, Rs 1.44 crore and Rs 47 lakh, respectively, with the Regional Air Connectivity Fund Trust.
- Aug 26, 2021 12:05 PM IST
The government had announced the new drone rules on July 15 and invited comments from stakeholders and the industry were lauded by stakeholders for simplifying procedures and reducing the compliance burden
- Aug 13, 2021 02:22 PM IST
Domestic passenger traffic grew around 43 percent during the first 12 days of August 2021, compared to the first 12 days of July 2021.
- Aug 11, 2021 06:24 PM IST
Flight update: Evacuation flights and air bubble flights to and from Indian cities.
- Aug 10, 2021 11:23 AM IST
The DGCA advisory on international flights follows media reports that airfares on the India-UK route have skyrocketed after the latter moved India to the 'amber' list of countries for travel from 'red'.
- Jul 29, 2021 04:46 PM IST
Billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala has said he will launch an airline that will have up to 70 planes within four years. The billionaire is considering investing $35 million in Akasa Air, and would own 40 percent of the airline, he told Bloomberg Television on July 28. He plans to rope in Aditya Ghosh, the former president of IndiGo as co-founder, The Economic Times reported. Former chief of Jet Airways also is expected to come on board. It’s not the first time the Big Bull of Dalal Street is betting on the Indian aviation space. Find out why he thinks it’s an attractive investment avenue.
- Jul 28, 2021 03:10 PM IST
Nearly 40 percent of stake in the new airline, to be named Akasa Air, is expected to be owned by Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. He is considering to invest $35 million in the venture, despite the aviation sector entering into a period of gloom since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Jul 12, 2021 06:01 PM IST
The travel trade expects a shortfall in international flights from India to Southeast Asian countries in August because of the rising demand for these destinations.
- Jul 12, 2021 12:26 PM IST
The airline, which Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is expected to invest in, is tentatively named 'Akasa' meaning the sky and is waiting on a no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
- Jul 06, 2021 03:52 PM IST
On a sequential basis, the number of departures in June 2021 were higher by 14-15 percent, as COVID-19 infections demonstrated a downward trajectory, the rating agency said in its report.
- May 28, 2021 10:48 PM IST
The decision has been taken “in view of the sudden surge in the number of active COVID-19 cases across the country, decrease in passenger traffic and passenger load factor (occupancy rate)”, the civil aviation ministry said in an order.
- May 23, 2021 10:05 PM IST
"Failure to reduce the distress - and to do so within days, not longer - will result in irreparable damage to jobs and the sector as a whole," CAPA India said.
- Mar 04, 2021 07:46 PM IST
Jet Airways shuttered operations in April 2019 after running out of cash and is currently a resolution process under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).
- Dec 11, 2020 10:15 PM IST
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had said the airlines should make all endeavours to refund the passengers belonging to the second category within 15 days.