DOMESTIC AIR PASSENGER TRAFFIC
DGCA to monitor passenger complaints, ensure timely redress
The move is aimed to empower the passengers at a time when air passenger ridership numbers are rising.
India's air traffic growth has 'slowed significantly' in 2019, was 1.6 per cent in Sept: IATA
"Growth in domestic India RPKs (revenue passeng...
Toxic air makes flying out of capital dearer
Air pollution in Delhi has taken air travel back to the times when only the rich could afford to...
Mumbai Airport sees 27% rise in passenger traffic to London in FY20
The British carrier, which stopped flying to India's financial hub from London in January 2016, relaunched its non-stop daily flight services on the route from Oct 27 in a bid to capture demand in the wake of grounding of Jet Airways.
Cyclone Bulbul: IndiGo cancels flights, offers alternate arrangements to passengers
"The peak hour of the cyclone is expected from 10 PM Saturday until 4 AM Sunday. All the passengers of the affected domestic flights are being notified and alternate arrangements being offered,"the low-cost carrier said in a statement. With around 48 per cent share in the domestic air passenger market, IndiGo is the largest airline in India.
August domestic air passenger traffic up only 3.7%: IATA
The average global demand for domestic travel, however, climbed 4.7 per cent in the month under review compared to August last year.
4th PW incident in a week at IndiGo: Plane returns to Kolkata after mid-air engine stall
On three consecutive days from October 24 to 26, IndiGo had three in-flight PW engine shutdowns, compelling the aviation regulator DGCA to visit the airline's premises on Monday to review the maintenance and safety data.
September air traffic grows by just 1.18%
The growth in domestic passenger numbers has slowed down with the domestic airlines registering growth in passenger carriage of 1.18% in September — lower than over 3% growth registered till last month.
On malfunctioning Boeing Max, captain had the flu and copilot was a sub
In a submission to the report, Lion Air said it’s unfair to blame the crew.
Airport hospitality companies keen to improve passenger experience
While privatisation of Indian airports has fuelled the growth of airport lounges, most lounge operators are seeing limited room to expand their core operations, and are taking the premium services path to boost revenue.
Unattended bag creates panic at Delhi airport; later claimed by passenger
The bag contained a laptop, its charger, some toys and clothes, they said, declaring there was no RDX or any other explosive in the bag, which was opened in the presence of the claimant. The passenger, who was identified as Shahid Hussain by officials, contacted police authorities after over 16 hours of losing his bag.
Passengers face hassle at airports across India as IndiGo's server goes down
The outage added to passenger woes as dozens of Indian flights already faced delays or cancellations on Monday, according to reports, due to a decline in visibility because of air pollution shrouding New Delhi, home to the country's busiest airport. Hassled travellers affected by IndiGo's outage posted pictures on Twitter of long lines at check-in counters at major airports.
Interested in buying a stake in IndiGo, but not in Air India: Qatar Airways CEO
Qatar Airways has no interest in buying a stake in Air India but is interested in IndiGo, said its CEO.
Domestic air passenger traffic slips to 1.8% in July: Report
The growth in the industry capacity continued to be muted in July at 3.5 percent, primarily due to the grounding of Jet Airways.
GoAir offers flight tickets at Rs 1714 to mark airline's 14th anniversary
Non stop GoAir flights from Mumbai can be availed for Rs. 1714/- (all inclusive) on the domestic and Rs. 5714/- (all inclusive) on international routes. This offer is available exclusively across GoAir networks (GoAir website, GoAir ticketing counters, GoAir Call Centre and travel agents) on first-come-first-serve basis.
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