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.
Cities | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday September 15, 2014
The Australia-led search team for the missing Malaysian flight MH370 has discovered 58 hard objects inconsistent with the Indian Ocean seabed, raising hopes of solving the over six months-long aviation mystery.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 14, 2014
A Malaysia Airlines flight was forced to turn around due to an auto-pilot defect, landing safely early Sunday, said the carrier already reeling from the loss of two planes this year.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 11, 2014
A 40-year-old British national is facing trial in the UAE for threatening an Indian air hostess on an Emirates airlines flight and verbally abusing her after she refused to give him alcohol.