Cash-strapped Air India reduces monthly allowances of employees by up to 50%
The order, dated July 22, said basic salary and allowances linked to it like industrial dearness allowance (IDA) and house rent allowance (HRA) will remain unchanged. However, for "general category officers", all other allowances - except the aforementioned ones - would be reduced by 50 per cent, said the order.
Airlines expected to lose $84.3 billion in 2020 globally: IATA
"Financially, 2020 will go down as the worst year in the history of aviation,"...
IndiGo's decision to lay off 10% workforce is 'beginning' of 'painful' process: CAPA India
"The decision by @IndiGo6E to lay off 10 per cent ...
Proceed to T2 at Delhi airport for some IndiGo flights from October 1
IndiGo today said that it is operating more than 105 domestic flights from Terminal 3, and will be shifting some flights to Terminal 2 at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, from October 1, 2020.
AAI plans to upgrade runways at seven airports by March 2022
These seven airports are at Jammu (J&K), Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh), Barapani (Meghalaya), Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh), Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) and Tuticorin (Tamil Nadu), the AAI officials told PTI.
Government to allow private airlines to operate repatriation flights
The aviation ministry today held a meeting, which was convened by aviation secretary Pradeep Sigh Kharola, along with all airlines to discuss the issue and discussions were held to allow private airlines for the flights.
Supreme Court upholds the Bombay HC order to allow airlines to book middle seats
On Friday, the division bench of the Supreme Court had dismissed the plea filed by the Air India pilot with the observation that they are not finding any merit.
Airlines cut fares to help boost May traffic: IATA
Domestic passenger traffic rose 30% globally in May from a very low base in April, when much of the industry was brought to a near-standstill by the COVID-19 pandemic, IATA said in an online presentation.
India creates 'flight bubbles' for international travel; Germany, USA, UAE open doors
United Airlines and Delta will operate from the US, Air France will fly from France, and various other airlines will operate from the UAE. No UK-based airline will fly in and Air India will, for now, be the only carrier operating flights to London from India. Germany’s Lufthansa is yet to submit a schedule.
Cyclone Nisarga: DGCA reiterates guidelines on adverse weather operations to airlines, pilots
"Domestic aviation activities have recently been started after a period of two months. Operators and individuals have a challenge at hand in restarting flying after a prolonged period of non-flying and the associated weather at this time of the year across India," The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said in the circular.
SC to consider Centre's suggestion of transferable refund vouchers for cancelled flight
The top court reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions including by NGOs and passengers associations seeking refund of ticket fare for the flights which were cancelled due to the Pandemic. .
Government announces resumption of limited international flights to US, UK, France and UAE
“We have completed agreement with the US, UK, France and the UAE. Negotiations with Germany are in the final stage. Also, there are countries that are interested in restarting flights. We are allowing airlines to restart flights in a limited environment till normal international flights restart,” Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said.
DGCA tells airlines to keep middle seat vacant as far as possible
Aviation regulator DGCA on Monday asked airlines to keep middle seats vacant to the extent possible in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak....
Keep middle seats vacant to extent possible: DGCA tells airlines
However, if a flyer has been allotted the middle seat due to a high passenger load "then additional protective equipment like wrap-around gown of the Ministry of Textile approved standards" must be provided to that passenger in addition to three-layered face mask and face shield, said the DGCA order.