Monday April 13, 2015
Airlines in India were earlier allowed to set aside 25 per cent of the total seats as 'preferred seats' and charge extra for them.
Monday April 13, 2015
Air Pegasus, promoted by Decor Aviation Private Limited, on Sunday commenced its commercial operation with a daily to-and-fro flight to Hubballi and Thiruvananthapuram from here.
Thursday April 9, 2015
Mr Sharma's comments come against the backdrop of many carriers resorting to steep discount on tickets to stimulate demand in the face of stiff competition.
Monday April 6, 2015
Air Pegasus received its flying permit from aviation regulator DGCA or Directorate General of Civil Aviation last year.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Sunday April 5, 2015
The "deliberate" crash of a Germanwings flight by its co-pilot last month has prompted a review of the system of assessing mental health of pilots in India.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Friday April 3, 2015
Weeks after the Germanwings crash in the French Alps in which 150 people died, allegedly because the co-pilot deliberately flew the plane into a mountain, Air India pilots who are warring with the airline over salaries, have warned that they are "hig...
Mumbai News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan (With inputs from Agencies) | Tuesday March 31, 2015
Two planes flying over the Arabian Sea came so close to each other on Monday morning that they were issued an emergency warning by the planes' on board collision avoidance systems.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 30, 2015
Voicing its concern over the 26-year-old fleet of Airbus A320s in the national carrier Air India, one of its pilots' union has sought grounding of these planes from aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation or DGCA.
Wednesday March 25, 2015
SpiceJet also said de-registration of its aircraft would also mean that it would not be able to fly them, which in turn would affect the people who have booked tickets months in advance.
Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
Senior advocate Sandeep Sethi, appearing for SpiceJet, said the airline has settled its dispute with Wilmington Trust SP Services (Dublin) Ltd and a settlement with AWAS Ireland Ltd was on the cards.
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...
Thursday March 19, 2015
The court order to the DGCA or Directorate General of Civil Aviation came after lessors filed a writ alleging non-payment of dues.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The performance was achieved in a period which was of peak fog and low visibility, it said.
Sunday February 22, 2015
The number of Air India passengers affected due to flight delays beyond two hours stood at 96,232 in January while of IndiGo was 75,034, the monthly domestic air traffic report released by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 11, 2015
While there is no official word, sources said the ministry is taking a fresh look at the air fare movement and the matter is also being discussed with the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
Thursday January 22, 2015
The DGCA had earlier restricted SpiceJet to take advance bookings only up to March 31, following financial crisis in the airline, which led to cancellation of its flights in large numbers.
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...
Sunday December 28, 2014
The Vijay Mallya promoted full service carrier is grounded since October 2012, and lost its flying license on December 31, 2012 following refusal by the civil aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to renew it after the airli...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 27, 2014
In an alleged violation of aviation safety norms, a daughter of a senior Air India executive travelled in the bunk which is only meant for resting of flight crew members as per the DGCA norms, during one of the airline's flight to Newark recently.
Monday December 22, 2014
The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation's (DGCA) show cause notice to Naveen Jindal-owned Jindal Steel and Power's (JSPL) aircraft charter firm asking it why its permit to operate be not cancelled in view of wi...
India News | Reported by Kashish | Tuesday December 16, 2014
There was chaos, anxiety and anger at airports across the country today as all Spicejet flights were either delayed or cancelled for several hours.
Tuesday December 16, 2014
The American aviation regulator, which conducted a fresh safety audit of DGCA from December eight, is likely to determine India's safety rating in March 2015, almost a year after downgrading it from the top Category-I to Category-II.
Tuesday December 16, 2014
In more relief for budget carrier SpiceJet, it has been allowed to accept ticket bookings till March, 31, 2015 by aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation or DGCA.
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.