GoAir to add over 100 flights in domestic network from September 5
The new connections include services to and from Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, Lucknow, Nagpur, Varanasi, Jaipur, Patna, Ranchi, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Srinagar, Leh and Jammu.
Air India to operate direct Kolkata-London flight from September 16
According to the spokesperson, the service would be available on Thursday...
U.S. to allow Indian air carriers to conduct ground handling operations
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Airlines’ health linked to passengers: It’s all about flying safe
“Expecting airlines to start operations in five days is ridiculous and shows no real understanding of the business,” said an airline executive. Also, there is no clarity on additional services that may be offered to business-class passengers and who will bear the cost for protective equipment to be provided to flyers.
IndiGo starts Kochi-Male flights under air bubble pact
Under an air bubble pact, airlines of both the countries operate special international passenger flights with certain restrictions.
DGCA asks airlines for inspection of plane door seals to avoid mid-air pressurization snags
Aircraft have sophisticated air control systems to ensure sufficient oxygen flow and pressure inside it. If there is a decompression due to seal failure, passengers and crew members could suffer from hypoxia, which may turn fatal.
As coronavirus hits travel, Adani ready for India aviation growth
Adani did not mention the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on any growth plans. Global air travel has slumped since March, with government-imposed coronavirus restrictions and public wariness about travel hitting airports and airlines.
Some airlines start bookings for June travel, say sources
"Domestic airlines have opened bookings for their flights from June onwards," one of the sources said on Monday. Sources at IndiGo and Vistara said they were taking bookings for domestic flights. When contacted, a SpiceJet spokesperson, in a statement, said," Our international bookings are closed till June 15."
Gautam Adani says airports to create adjacencies for group businesses
Billionaire Gautam Adani on Wednesday said his ports-to-energy conglomerate acquiring a controlling stake in Mumbai airport will help expand its existing portfolio of six airports and create strategic adjacencies for the group's other businesses.
Covid-19: Kolkata top destination as Bengaluru airport completes 100 days of operation after resumption
The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) in Bengaluru, along with other airports in the country, completed 100 days of successful operations on Tuesday since the resumption of domestic air travel in India.
SpiceJet launches portable ventilators, Oximeters to improve ancillary revenues
The airline today said that ‘SpiceOxy – a compact, portable, non-invasive ventilation device, which is an effective solution for patients with mild to moderate breathing issues. Additionally, SpiceJet has also introduced fingertip pulse oximeter, a handy device making it easier for people to measure the oxygen level of the blood.’
American Airlines to cut 19,000 jobs in October without aid, workforce shrinking 30%
Shares in American, which had 140,000 employees before the pandemic, fell 2.7%. In a memo to employees, Chief Executive Doug Parker and President Robert Isom said the first relief bill had assumed the virus would be under control and demand recovered by Sept. 30.
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Airlines may soon get nod to resume limited operations
“We are discussing restarting of operations,” said a senior government official, who requested anonymity. “It may happen during the current month itself, and the plan is not to extend it (the ban on flights) beyond the first week of June.”