SpiceJet Q2 loss widens to Rs 463 crore
SpiceJet also said that the airline’s losses were higher due to new accounting standard norms and grounding of Boeing 737 MAX.
13 employees of airlines, airports across country failed breath analyzer test: DGCA official
Thirteen employees of airlines and airports have...
13 employees of airlines, airports failed alcohol test since Sep 16: DGCA official
The aviation regulator in September had issued rules for t...
Afghanistan raises alarm over the reel on third battle of Panipat
Earlier, the Afghan Embassy to India in a letter to the MEA expressed concerns over the contents of the movie. “…any insensitive/distorted depiction of his character might provoke emotions of Afghans which could be unfairly exploited by others to adversely affect the trust and harmony that exists so well among the people of two countries.”
Working to get 737 Max back in air, says Boeing
“Boeing has tested over 800 test flights (on B737Max) and is working on improving the training process involving B737Max. We are working closely with regulators round the world to bring the aircraft back to service,” said Darren Hulst, director (product, forecast and current market), Boeing Commercial Aircraft.
Air India becomes first airline to use Taxibot on A320 aircraft
Taxibot is a robot-used aircraft tractor for taxiing an aircraft from parking bay to runway and vice versa.
At 11.2%, air pax growth returns to double-digits in November
The 12 domestic carriers including full-service carriers Air India and Vistara and budget carriers Indigo, Spicejet, Goair and AirAsia India together had flown 11.6 million passengers in November. The cumulative domestic passenger traffic in the January-November period of the current calendar year stood at 131.11 million up from 126.28 million in 2018.
Vistara set to fly to New York, Tokyo in codeshare with SIA, SilkAir
The Delhi-based airline had in August this year extended its codeshare pact with Singapore Airlines and its regional arm SilkAir to international routes as well besides for domestic flights, which is in place since 2017.
Disinvestment of Air India should improve competition within the aviation sector: IATA official
Moreover, the official said that the Jet Airways' bankruptcy - which happened in April this year - does raise questions on the sustainability of the Indian aviation sector.
In talks with IndiGo to enhance codeshare agreement: Turkish Airlines
A codeshare agreement allows two airlines to sell seats on each others' flights in order to provide passengers with a wider choice of destinations.
Govt to sell 100% stake in Air India, says Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri
"AISAM has approved the 100 per cent sale of Government of India stake in Air India for the re-initiated strategic disinvestment of Air India," Minister of State for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. The national carrier, which has a debt burden of more than Rs 50,000 crore, has been making loss for long and as part of revival efforts, the government has decided on disinvestment.
Vistara to double fleet size by March 2020
Last year, Vistara had ordered 50 aircraft from the Airbus A320neo family, including the A321neo, to be delivered until 2023. With three new Airbus A320neo aircraft, two of the six wide-body aircraft, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, the airline will take the fleet size from 22 aircraft in March 2019, to 42 by March 2020.
Govt likely to float bids for Air India sale next month
EoI inviting bids for 100% stake sale are likely to be floated either this month-end or next month. Bidding for the national carrier, which is sitting on a debt pile of around Rs 58,000 cr, will be carried out through a newly developed e-bidding system.
India terms Pakistan comments on Ayodhya verdict as gratuitous
In response to comments made by Pakistan on matters internal to India, MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, "We reject the unwarranted and gratuitous comments made by Pakistan on the judgement of the Supreme Court of India on a civil matter that is completely internal to India. It pertains to the rule of law and equal respect for all faiths, concepts that are not part of their ethos.”
Realty, housing finance, cement stocks rally up to 20% on FM’s Rs 25,000 crore bonanza
The move is likely to help 4.59 lakh housing units across the country.
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