IndiGo Airlines’ record deal with Airbus
Jan 12, 2011
Thursday August 14, 2014
Flag carrier Air India, which has only offered premium travel, will face more competition from second-largest airline Jet Airways, which on Monday said it would ditch its budget unit and focus on the full-service market amid mounting losses.
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Budget airline SpiceJet Ltd said it was in talks with authorities to resolve tax-related issues after its shares tumbled on a newspaper report that the company had left employees unable to fill in tax returns on time.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 30, 2014
Australian budget airline Jetstar apologised on Wednesday after a crew member told passengers on a flight from the Gold Coast tourist strip, including some returning from a popular music festival, to flush away "anything you shouldn't have".
Wednesday July 16, 2014
Budget airline IndiGo has picked six lead managers for its initial public offering (IPO), which could be worth up to $400 million (Rs 2,400 crore at 1 dollar = 60 rupees), three people involved in the deal said.
Wednesday July 9, 2014
India's civil aviation sector is showing signs of revival in growth after a period of turbulence with emergence of new players such as AirAsia and Tata-SIA Airline, although domestic passenger traffic handled at Indian airports grew by just 5.2 per c...
World | Associated Press | Monday July 7, 2014
A jetliner operated by budget carrier AirAsia has skidded off the runway after landing at Brunei's Bandar Seri Begawan International Airport.
Thursday July 3, 2014
A de-listing would pave the way for Khazanah to revive the ailing carrier, possibly by selling off its profitable engineering, airport services or budget airline units, trimming its bloated payroll and installing a new management team.
Thursday June 12, 2014
AirAsia India, the Indian arm of the Malaysian no-frills airline headed by Tony Fernandes, will become the fourth budget carrier in the country -- after IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir -- once its maiden flight takes off from Bangalore to Goa at 1510 hour...
Tuesday June 10, 2014
Indian aviation industry on Tuesday asked the government to slash taxes on jet fuel, exempt aircraft engines from customs duty and rationalise taxation of MROs, as the BJP-led dispensation prepared for the general budget for 2014-15.
India | Associated Press | Friday May 23, 2014
Asia's leading budget carrier, AirAsia, is hoping to begin operations in India in two to three months, the airline's CEO said Friday.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 29, 2014
Fifty-nine people aboard a Japanese budget carrier had a lucky escape after the pilot "misunderstood" instructions from air traffic controllers and allowed the jet to fly just 75 meters above the sea while trying to land in Okinawa, authorities said ...
Thursday April 17, 2014
The fare war started by budget carrier SpiceJet in January that led to cuts by other domestic players remains unabated with the Kalanithi Maran promoted-airline now coming up with another low fare offer from select cities.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 11, 2014
A Japanese budget airline has flown into rough air over its decision to outfit flight attendants in revealing mini-skirts, drawing criticism that it could invite sexual harassment.
Wednesday February 12, 2014
Presenting the interim budget for four months in the Lok Sabha, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said an independent Rail Tariff Authority is being set up to rationalise fares and there was a proposal to expand dynamic pricing of tickets in line w...
World | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Tuesday December 24, 2013
A flight attendant for budget airline Ryanair reportedly shouted "F*** You" at a passenger who said the snacks on board were over-priced.
Monday December 16, 2013
Shares of SpiceJet soared nearly 9 per cent after the airline Singapore's largest budget airline Tigerair signed a three-year interline agreement to increase connectivity between flights operated by both carriers.
Monday December 16, 2013
SpiceJet and Singapore's largest budget airline Tigerair have signed a three-year interline agreement to increase connectivity between flights operated by both carriers.
Monday July 15, 2013
SpiceJet shares surged 8.1 per cent even after the airline denied a news report that Kuwait Airways was looking to pick up a nearly 25 per cent stake in the budget airline.
Wednesday July 10, 2013
In a whistle-stop Indian visit, the 49-year-old Malaysian, a household name in much of Asia, declared he wanted to create a new market for cheap air travel in the country of 1.2 billion -- much as he has done in Southeast Asia.
Sunday June 30, 2013
IndiGo Airlines may lose a good chunk of its commanders to AirAsia India as around 100 of its pilots have applied for jobs with the proposed carrier, according to sources.