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.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 10, 2014
A consumer forum has directed Qatar Airways to pay Rs 70,000 to a woman who lost her goods and money while travelling to South Africa, while holding the airlines as "deficient" in service.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 9, 2014
The Airports Authority of India will come up with first five no-frills airports in four states and the work is expected to begin in the next six months.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 5, 2014
The Australian authority leading the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 said Friday that "hard spots" had been found on the Indian Ocean seabed, but that most would likely be geological features.
World | Michelle Innis, The New York Times | Friday August 29, 2014
Officials expressed new optimism on Thursday that data from an attempt to contact the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared in the Indian Ocean could lead to the plane's discovery.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Air India tops the list of passenger complaints lodged against Indian airlines in July this year, followed by no-frill carrier SpiceJet, official data shows.
Wednesday August 27, 2014
National carrier Air India will celebrate on Wednesday its merger with erstwhile Indian Airlines as 'Air India Day', offering tickets for Rs 100 for a limited period.
Monday August 25, 2014
Concerned over "unsatisfactory performance" of Indian airlines in taking on foreign competition, the government is considering a new strategy to motivate them to perform and take away overseas flying rights of those who fail to do so.
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday August 24, 2014
Chinese physics student Jimmy Wang had no interest in aviation until March 8, when Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing with his 58-year-old father Wang Lijun aboard.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 12, 2014
With airports across the country already on alert to screen passengers coming in from Ebola-hit countries, government today directed all airlines to follow precautionary guidelines to help isolate travellers who may have been affected by the virus.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 31, 2014
Two ships surveying the sea floor where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is thought to have crashed are making steady progress with a deep-water search to get underway in September, Australian authorities said Thursday.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 26, 2014
When air travel goes wrong, the modern world has given us a script to follow.
Thursday July 24, 2014
The government on Thursday said some banks have initiated the process of declaring debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines as a wilful defaulter.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday July 23, 2014
The months-long hunt for the Malaysian airliner that vanished off the Australian coast will not be interrupted by the top search official's new job in recovering bodies from the downed airliner in Ukraine, the Australian government said Wednesday.
Wednesday July 23, 2014
With the government granting flying licences to four of the six companies which had sought permits for launching scheduled, private or charter air operations, several more new airlines are likely to fly in the Indian skies in the coming months.
India | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Random Indian pre-flight safety checks have caught 99 tipsy pilots since 2011, the national aviation minister told Parliament on Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Malaysia Airlines has defended itself after confirming that it diverted a London to Kuala Lumpur flight over Syrian airspace when its usual route over Ukraine was closed in the wake of Thursday's MH17 crash.