DGCA to monitor passenger complaints, ensure timely redress
The move is aimed to empower the passengers at a time when air passenger ridership numbers are rising.
With an eye on securing orders, Airbus conducts A220 aircraft's demonstration
Airbus' A220, with the largest and quietest cabin in its class,...
Cyclone Bulbul: IndiGo cancels flights, offers alternate arrangements to passengers
"The peak hour of the cyclone is expected from 10 PM Satu...
Working with airlines on how to tell passengers that 737 Max planes are safe: Boeing
"We are working with pilot community...of the customer airlines and the flight attendants. We are working with our customers (airlines) to figure out how we can communicate the message to passengers," said Darren Hulst, Deputy Vice President of Commercial Marketing, Boeing in New Delhi.
AirAsia India plans to start multiple flights connecting Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad will become the 21st destination on the airline's network after the beginning of services on the Ahmedabad-Bengaluru route.
Festive buys, new models help PV sales snap 11-month slide in October
PV sales rose marginally in Oct aided by festive season & introduction of new models in utility vehicle space.
India's air traffic growth has 'slowed significantly' in 2019, was 1.6 per cent in Sept: IATA
"Growth in domestic India RPKs (revenue passenger kilometres) eased to 1.6 per cent year-on-year, from 4.5 per cent observed in August," said a press release of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). In comparison, Chinese passenger traffic grew by 8.9 per cent and 9.8 per cent in September and August, respectively, as per the IATA.
Airport hospitality companies keen to improve passenger experience
While privatisation of Indian airports has fuelled the growth of airport lounges, most lounge operators are seeing limited room to expand their core operations, and are taking the premium services path to boost revenue.
74 passengers killed in Pakistan train inferno
Flames roared through the train cars as the train approached the town of Liaquatpur in Punjab. Authorities said they were still trying to identify the victims and that the lists of fatalities and those injured were not ready yet. Several of the injured had jumped off the train - many to their deaths - after the fire broke out.
Passengers face hassle at airports across India as IndiGo's server goes down
The outage added to passenger woes as dozens of Indian flights already faced delays or cancellations on Monday, according to reports, due to a decline in visibility because of air pollution shrouding New Delhi, home to the country's busiest airport. Hassled travellers affected by IndiGo's outage posted pictures on Twitter of long lines at check-in counters at major airports.
Unattended bag creates panic at Delhi airport; later claimed by passenger
The bag contained a laptop, its charger, some toys and clothes, they said, declaring there was no RDX or any other explosive in the bag, which was opened in the presence of the claimant. The passenger, who was identified as Shahid Hussain by officials, contacted police authorities after over 16 hours of losing his bag.
Mumbai Airport sees 27% rise in passenger traffic to London in FY20
The British carrier, which stopped flying to India's financial hub from London in January 2016, relaunched its non-stop daily flight services on the route from Oct 27 in a bid to capture demand in the wake of grounding of Jet Airways.
No more daytime flights as Kochi airport work is set to begin
Since almost all services have already been re- scheduled between 6 PM and 10 AM, the project period would see cancellation of only five services during the major runway re-surfacing period, a statement from the airport said on Monday.
Maruti Suzuki 'cautiously optimistic' over sales prospect in coming months
MSI made most of the festive season and posted a growth of 4.5% in its domestic wholesales at 1,44,277 units in October as against 1,38,100 units in the same period last year. Tata Motors and Honda also improved sales in October from preceding months. Passenger vehicle wholesales in India declined for the eleventh consecutive month in September
4th PW incident in a week at IndiGo: Plane returns to Kolkata after mid-air engine stall
On three consecutive days from October 24 to 26, IndiGo had three in-flight PW engine shutdowns, compelling the aviation regulator DGCA to visit the airline's premises on Monday to review the maintenance and safety data.
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