Thomson Reuters | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Budget airline SpiceJet is in talks with Boeing and Airbus Group to acquire about 100 new narrow-body jets, its chief financial officer said on Wednesday, in a deal worth about $11 billion, or nearly Rs 70,000 crore, at list prices.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday July 28, 2015
Budget airline SpiceJet Ltd on Tuesday reported a net profit of Rs 71.8 crore ($11.2 million) for the quarter ended June, after cutting costs and flying more passengers.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday June 30, 2015
Budget airline Indigo, India's biggest carrier by market share, signed a provisional order for 250 A320net jets from Airbus in October, handing the European planemaker's its biggest-ever potential order.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 29, 2015
National carrier Air India and its budget airline will restrict the weight of hand luggage carried by passengers from the UAE from July 1.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 27, 2015
Putting its weight firmly behind passengers, government today said it has, as of now, rejected budget carriers' plea to allow them to charge for check-in baggage.
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 tackle the issue.
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 carrier, even as the airline said it was not expecting any disruption in services following the order.
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), making it the cheapest offer announced so far this year.
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 Ministry.
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 Kalanithi Maran.