Revenues of Indian airlines fell by 85.7% in April-June period due to COVID-19: Hardeep Singh Puri
Scheduled domestic flight services were suspended in India from March 25 to May 24 due to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown. They were resumed from May 25 but in a curtailed manner. The employee count at ground handling agencies fell by 22.44 per cent to 29,254 in April-July period, Puri said.
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GoAir CCO quits, 3rd top level exit since August
The low fare carrier has, since its inception, seen frequent top level exits.
Airlines can now provide meals to passengers after Centre relaxes norms
“Airlines may serve pre-packed snacks/meals/pre-packed beverages as per the policy of the airline..,” the aviation ministry said, in an order, issued in the evening on Thursday.
United Airlines to operate daily flights on Delhi-Chicago, Bengaluru-San Francisco routes
"Together with the airline's existing services from New Delhi and Mumbai to New York/Newark and New Delhi to San Francisco, United will offer more nonstop services from India than any other U.S carrier," the airline said in a press release.
Aviation Ministry to international passengers: Book directly with airlines, no need to apply to us
The MoCA said on Twitter on Wednesday that it "has designated all the airlines operating under Vande Bharat Mission & air transport bubble arrangements as designated agencies for this purpose".
Domestic airlines fly high in September as demand soars but still far away from pre-Covid era
Average load factor has risen to about 70% at the top six scheduled airlines on the basis of data in the first nine days from 56% in July, industry experts estimated. The load factor is a measure of seats filled per flight and indicates demand.
Vistara CEO Leslie Thng says no layoffs; salary cuts to be reviewed in January 2021
Vistara's Chief Executive Officer Leslie Thng told that there have been no job cuts at the airline in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Airlines to make full refund of tickets booked during lockdown period: DGCA proposes in SC
"If the tickets have been booked during the first lockdown period, that is March 25, to April 14, 2020 for the journeys to be undertaken in both first and second lockdown period that is from March 25 to May 3, 2020, in all such cases, full refund shall be given by the airlines immediately", it said.
Govt allows domestic carriers to increase flights to 60% of Pre-COVID times
The review was done after a total number of flights operated by commercial airlines in India crossed 1,000 flights a day during the month of August. On the first day of September, airlines operated 1,121 flights a day.
DGCA starts special safety audit of all Indian airlines
The DGCA has started a special safety audit of all Indian airlines, around two weeks after the plane crash in Kerala's Kozhikode in which 18 people were killed, a senior official of the aviation regulator said on Thursday.
Air India pilots challenge termination of services; HC seeks airline's stand
The court also orally asked the national carrier to stay its hands, with regard to seeking surrender of the identity cards and other documents of the four pilots, till Wednesday when an earlier batch of similar pleas by other Air India pilots would be heard.