Wednesday May 27, 2015
Flagging its concern over "rampant poaching" of skilled workforce including engineers and cabin crew by global carriers, primarily the cash-rich Gulf airlines, the domestic airline industry has urged the government to formulate some regulations to ta...
Tuesday April 28, 2015
AIE, which is the international budget arm of the state-run Air India, also said it plans to take on lease eight brand-new Boeing B737-800 NG aircraft in the current fiscal, which would help it expanding its presence pan-India.
Sunday March 29, 2015
Mr Singh has already pumped in Rs 500 crore into the carrier after he took over control last month from erstwhile promoter the Maran family as part of the airline's revival plan.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday March 25, 2015
An Airbus operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline crashed in a remote area of the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 people on board, including 16 schoolchildren.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 24, 2015
An Airbus operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline crashed in a remote snowy area of the French Alps on Tuesday and all 150 on board were feared dead.
Saturday March 21, 2015
Budget carrier SpiceJet has triggered a airfare war yet again, however this time on international skies.
Friday March 20, 2015
SpiceJet passengers, especially vacationers, may face a hard time again including paying higher fares with the Delhi High Court directing the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Thursday to deregister six Boeing planes of the budget carri...
Friday March 20, 2015
To avail this scheme, tickets should be booked between 19 March and 22 March.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Pilots at German airline Lufthansa plan to strike on Wednesday as they seek to raise the pressure on management in a long-running dispute over an early retirement scheme and plans to expand budget flights.
Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
The notice was served to the Mumbai-headquartered airline after taxmen said they have detected "several irregularties" in the TDS payments by the private carrier.
Wednesday March 11, 2015
To avail this offer, tickets must be purchased 90 days prior to departure and travel must commence on or after July 1, 2015, said the carrier's website.
Friday March 6, 2015
Hinting that the shortage of pilots and cabin crew in Air India was due to the "poaching" problem, the government on Thursday said it will call a meeting of all airlines to discuss the issue which cuts across the sector.
Tuesday February 24, 2015
SpiceJet has cleared its major outstanding dues related to Income Tax (TDS) payments, the airline said in a release today.
Tuesday February 24, 2015
Budget carrier SpiceJet on Tuesday put one lakh seats up for grabs on both its domestic and international routes as it rolled out another discount sale offer with tickets priced as low as Rs 1,699 for travel within the country.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 13, 2015
The FIA has also called for setting up a dedicated fund for scheduled airlines.
Wednesday February 11, 2015
SpiceJet's "cheaper-than-train-fares" sale, announced on Wednesday, promises to add fuel to fire in the ongoing air fare war in the domestic airline industry. The budget carrier is selling one-way air tickets for as low as Rs 599 (all-inclusive), mak...
Wednesday February 4, 2015
Budget carrier SpiceJet on Wednesday launched another discounted ticket scheme, offering fares as low as Rs 1,599 across its domestic network for travel between February 15 and April 15 to celebrate Valentine's Day.
Wednesday January 21, 2015
In fresh trouble for the budget carrier SpiceJet, aircraft lessors have approached the aviation regulator DGCA, seeking its permission to repossess 11 Boeing planes of the airline, even as its revival plan is under review of the Civil Aviation Minist...
Friday January 16, 2015
SpiceJet co-founder Ajay Singh is returning to rescue the struggling carrier he sold nearly four years ago. Mr Singh, who helped found SpiceJet in 2005, has agreed to take control of the ownership and management of the airline from its majority owner...
Tuesday January 13, 2015
While low-cost airline IndiGo has launched a 90-day advance purchase scheme, offering a starting fare of Rs 1,647 (for Delhi-Lucknow sector), the Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways has offered fares as low as Rs 1,832 (excluding taxes) for a one-way j...
World News | Reuters | Monday December 29, 2014
As AirAsia Bhd grapples with its first airliner disaster since its founding a dozen years ago, Asia's biggest budget carrier will have little margin for error given tough competition and thin profits in the sector.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 29, 2014
Malaysian mogul Tony Fernandes, who transformed a floundering carrier into Asia's biggest budget airline, faces his first major crisis after an AirAsia plane went missing Sunday with 162 people on board.
Wednesday December 17, 2014
Budget carrier SpiceJet's flights resumed from 4 pm on Wednesday. The airline was forced to ground its entire fleet this morning after oil companies, which are owed money by the airline, refused to refuel its planes.
India News | Sandeep Phukan | Monday December 15, 2014
Budget airline Spicejet, which has been battling financial troubles, has got a one-week breather from the government, to come up with a concrete funding plan to turn around the fortunes of the ailing airline.