Polish Airlines to introduce direct flight between Bengaluru and Warsaw
The technology giant has about 3000 professionals working in the country. Infosys BPM chief executive Anantha Radhakrishnan said the new flight service will help them expand their workforce in Poland.
Global airline industry will burn through USD 77 billion cash in second half of 2020: IATA
"The slow recovery in air travel will see the airl...
Flying out of Mumbai airport set to get costlier
The ad-hoc UDF proposed for every departing domestic passenger, which is currently nil at Mumbai, is Rs 200.
Air India bid deadline may be extended till Dec 15, govt to ease asset valuation norm
The government is likely to further extend the deadline for putting in a preliminary expression of interest for the loss-making national carrier to December 15.
Plan cleared, but Jet Airways’ revival still a long way off: Experts
The path to Jet’s revival remains long and arduous and will require a fresh business plan with low costs, capital infusion and efficient management.
Vistara, Japan Airlines enter frequent flyer partnership
A frequent flyer program (FFP) is a loyalty programme wherein a passenger earns points for travelling on an airline's flights, which can then be used to get rewards on the same airline or partner companies.
IndiGo mulls dedicated freighter services amid expected surge in cargo transportation
The airline has already held preliminary-level discussions with European aviation major Airbus on the type of freighters that could be possibly put into service for dedicated freighter flights, according to an industry source.
IndiGo to charge Rs 100 for check-in at airport counters
The low-cost carrier said it is committed to take all precautionary measures for a contactless and hassle-free travel experience for its customers.
Travel agents' body says full cash refunds needed from airlines for cancelled flights
The statement comes against the backdrop of the Supreme Court order directing refund of air tickets for travel during the COVID-19 lockdown period from March 25 to May 24.
COVID impact: AI reduces monthly salary bills by 50%
Officials said Air India managed to reduce its salary bill drastically through up to 15% pay cuts of employees, reduction in flying allowance to pilots and removal of people on contract after retirement.
Bengaluru airport processes 1.8 lakh kg pomegranates amid COVID-19
The airport also accounted for 99% of the total pomegranate exports from Karnataka, according to the data available from the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) and the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCIS).
Vistara sees 'steady return in demand'; to increase daily flights to 100 by month-end: CEO Leslie Thng
Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, which also resulted in the suspension of scheduled domestic as well as international flights, Vistara was operating more than 200 flights to 34 destinations every day.
Market Movers: Banks rise, airlines soar; 50 stocks blink sell
Private lender ICICI Bank was the top Sensex gainer, as it advanced 4.38 per cent to Rs 503, while larger rival HDFC Bank added nearly a percent to 1,390.50.
Average daily airline passengers grow close to two times in the past three and a half months
According to analysts, this growth is largely because of discretionary or need-based travel. An analyst with a leading brokerage who wished to be unnamed said, “This is a pent-up demand. It includes travellers who were stranded in a particular location due to lockdown restrictions. It also includes travellers who planned visits to their relatives.