Chief Minister Manik Saha had urged Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia for the introduction of more flights on the route.
IndiGo continues to be the largest carrier with a 15.79 percent share in international traffic in Q1 of 2023. It was followed by Air India with 12.6 percent. Emirates, which has been at the forefront of lobbying for more seats to India, was third and carried 9.21 percent of all traffic.
April Aviation Data released by DGCA shows that air traffic has surpassed pre-COVID levels. In April 2019, domestic airlines flew only 109.95 lakh passengers against 128.8 lakh this April.
The decision to withdraw their stance comes after a vote was held among the members of the two unions where almost 80 percent voted in favour of signing the new wage agreement. The unions will also withdraw the legal notice sent to Air India’s management terming the new employment contract as illegal.
The fate of the airline’s assets – physical and intangible – hinges on what the bankruptcy court says on May 10.
The achievement was accomplished aboard Vistara's brand new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which flew from Delhi to Mumbai utilising a 17 percent SAF to 83 percent conventional jet fuel blend, Vistara said
Air India and Vistara operate at the same terminals at most major airports in the country.
Air India including Air India Express has around 3,000 pilots and close to 6,000 cabin crew on its payroll.
The airline’s CEO Campbell Wilson, along with top executives, is expected to attend the town hall meeting on April 25 while Aix Connect, another Tata airline, held a similar meeting on April 22.
Tata SIA Airlines Ltd (TSAL) is a joint venture between Tata Sons Pvt Ltd (TSPL) and Singapore Airlines (SIA), with Tata Sons and SIA having 51 percent and 49 percent stake, respectively.
The quarter is just short of the best ever (Q4CY19), when 381 lakh passengers caught domestic flights. This comes in the wake of multiple challenges faced by airlines, including the grounding of planes.
The airlines carried 375.04 lakh passengers from Jan-March 2023 as compared to 247.23 lakh in the same period last year, while the growth on a month-on-month (MoM) basis stood at 21.41 per cent.
Following one round of VRS by Air India, the airline has been facing a crew crunch, especially pilots for Boeing 777 aircraft, and plane shortages for the last six months
If you’ve noticed while booking flight tickets in the last few months, you would see an option of ‘booking green fares’ or get an option to ‘offset your carbon footprint’. On some booking websites, the additional fare is as low as Rs 10. Now, it’s no secret that flying does put pressure on the environment - around 2.5% of global CO2 emissions come from air travel. But is there actually a way to fly ‘green’? Find out in this video!
Post merger, the combined might of the Tata group airlines will trump IndiGo’s market share by a mile. But the current market leader isn’t going to take things lying down.
Tata group airlines fly both the longest and shortest routes in the country.
Several airlines have issued travel advisories to passengers and have posted on their Twitter feeds regarding changes to flight schedules. Passengers have been asked to stay updated on further developments from official sources.
The team that created brand Vistara and ensured quality services will be needed to maintain them after the merger with Air India, Kannan said.
Vistara CEO Vinod Kanan speaks to Network18 on the sidelines of the CAPA aviation summit about the timeline of the merger with Air India, Vistara's international expansion plans and how they're starting services from Mumbai to Mauritius in the next few days. He also speaks about the 3 things he wants to be carried forward when the merger with Air India takes place - Watch!
Indian airlines carried 246.11 lakhs passengers in February 2023 as against 141.04 lakhs during the corresponding period of previous year
Vistara will be the third airline to shift to T2 after Star Air (commenced operations on January 15, 2023) and AirAsia (since February 15, 2023).
While it’s too early to tell when Vistara’s last flight would be, there’s reason to believe that it could happen on the last day of the 2023 winter schedule — March 30, 2024.
Simarjeet Kaur spoke to Humans of Bombay about her 15 years in the aviation industry, quitting Jet Airways over salary delays and the “most difficult” job she has ever undertaken.
January Aviation Data released by DGCA shows air traffic still remains below pre-COVID levels. In January 2020, domestic airlines flew 127.83 lakh passengers against 125.42 lakh this January.
Air India recently placed a mega order for 470 aircrafts with Boeing and Airbus as it plans to become a dominant player globally.