Press Trust of India | Friday February 13, 2015
The FIA has also called for setting up a dedicated fund for scheduled airlines.
Thursday February 12, 2015
Fare war in Indian skies has gone intense with airlines frequently introducing new offers. Following budget-carrier SpiceJet's 'cheaper than train fare' sale on Wednesday, others airlines too introduced new offers to woo in travelers.
Sunday January 18, 2015
Loss-making Air India has announced a slew of cost-cutting measures including plans to cut reimbursables by 10 per cent and abolition of posts from non-operational areas.
Wednesday December 31, 2014
The year started off on a not so great note for the sector, when the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) downgraded India's aviation safety ratings from the top to second category in January.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Six new airlines are expected to fly the Indian skies next year, the government said today as it asked states to join hands to promote regional connectivity and help the aviation sector meet its burgeoning losses by reducing taxes on jet fuel.
Wednesday December 31, 2014
Six new airlines are expected to fly the Indian skies next year, the government said on Tuesday as it asked states to join hands to promote regional connectivity and help the aviation sector meet its burgeoning losses by reducing taxes on jet fuel.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Indonesia has asked the United States for help in locating the AirAsia jet that went missing on Sunday carrying 162 people, the US State Department said on Monday.
Friday December 19, 2014
The co-founder of SpiceJet is leading over Rs 1500 crore rescue effort to pull the low-cost carrier back from the brink of collapse, in a bold bet on the recovery of an industry plagued by high costs and heavy losses.
Wednesday December 17, 2014
Six Indian carriers including beleaguered SpiceJet, now-collapsed Kingfisher Airlines and Paramount Airways jointly owe a whopping Rs 5,889 crore to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and three state-run oil companies, the Rajya Sabha was informed...
Thursday December 11, 2014
High taxes on fuel and rising operating costs were acting as a constraint to the growth of the aviation industry in India, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday.
Friday November 7, 2014
Indian airlines are largely loss-making as a fight for fares keeps revenues below costs in one of the world's fastest growing aviation markets.
Wednesday November 5, 2014
New Indian airlines may be allowed to fly abroad after completing only one year of domestic service instead of five years, with the government considering amending the rules to enable them do so, official sources said on Wednesday.
Chennai News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 5, 2014
A 70 year-old businessman has been awarded Rs 20 lakh as compensation by State Consumer Redressal Commission after a German airline downgraded his ticket during his flight from Frankfurt four years ago.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 31, 2014
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) allegedly took 34 Indian transit passengers to a hotel in Lahore to stay for a night though they did not have a Pakistani visa, prompting authorities to launch a probe.
World News | Associated Press | Friday October 24, 2014
The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will likely take many months because of the huge area involved, an Australian official said on Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 8, 2014
Investigators on Wednesday confirmed that the priority search area for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has moved further south as end-of-flight scenarios indicated it may have spiralled into the Indian Ocean.
Monday October 6, 2014
Higher disposable incomes, an expanding middle class and rapid urbanisation have made India one of the world's fastest growing domestic aviation markets, where passenger numbers are expected to grow by more than 75 percent in the next six years to ex...
World News | Associated Press | Monday October 6, 2014
The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has resumed in a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean, more than six months after the jet disappeared.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday October 4, 2014
After a four-month hiatus, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is about to resume in a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean, with searchers lowering new equipment deep beneath the waves in a bid to finally solve one of the world's most perplexi...
Wednesday October 1, 2014
Indian Oil Corp cut jet fuel price by an average of nearly 3 percent across cities.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 27, 2014
Remnants of volcanoes, towering ridges and deep trenches have been discovered on the seabed of the southern Indian Ocean by experts mapping the underwater terrain as part of the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.
Wednesday September 24, 2014
Top officials of Indian airlines on Tuesday raised issues afflicting the aviation sector like high jet fuel cost and airport charges as the government said it would soon finalise a policy to enhance connectivity to regional destinations and remote ar...
World News | Associated Press | Friday September 19, 2014
Crews will resume the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at the end of the month, and will begin the search in an area farther south than initially planned.
Tuesday September 16, 2014
Low-priced air tickets offered by various Indian airlines seem to have had an effect, with the number of passengers flying in August growing by over 8.3 per cent compared to the previous month, official data showed on Tuesday.