Civil Aviation

Air India seat-sharing case: Praful Patel skips ED questioning once again

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader had skipped ED questioning on June 6 too, citing prior appointments. The ED said it will issue a fresh summons to Patel.

published on : 12th June 2019

Pakistan decides to let PM Modi's plane fly over its airspace to Bishkek

Pakistan had fully closed its airspace on February 26 after an Indian Air Force (IAF) strike on a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Balakot.

published on : 11th June 2019

Plan afoot to build second airports in major cities, says Centre

IN light of India being the fastest growing aviation market in the world, the civil aviation ministry is pursuing efforts to have second aerodromes in major cities.

published on : 10th June 2019

Pakistan extends closure of airspace along India till border till June 15

The country opened its airspace for all flights except for New Delhi, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur on March 27.

published on : 30th May 2019

Aviation regulators worldwide fail to set date for Boeing 737 MAX return to service 

Beyond Boeing's reputation, the 737 MAX crisis comes at a major financial cost, given that the plane represented 80 percent of the company's order backlog as of the end of last month.

published on : 24th May 2019

Air India set to add two new flights to Dubai from June 1

Currently, Air India operates two flights to Dubai: a B787 plane from Delhi and an Airbus A320 aircraft from Mumbai.

published on : 18th May 2019

Operations resume in Kolkata Airport as Cyclone Fani passes

Fani had entered West Bengal post-midnight hours after making landfall and causing havoc in Odisha on Friday.

published on : 4th May 2019

Soon, Jet Airway's rights for foreign routes to be up for grabs

The move suggests government wants local carriers to deploy capacity on international routes from where Jet Airways has withdrawn operations due to severe fund crunch.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Historic rights of cash-strapped Jet Airways' slots across airports would be protected: Aviation Ministry

It clarified that the slots vacated by Jet Airways are being given to other airlines purely on a temporary basis and for a period of three months.

published on : 23rd April 2019

Jet Airways shares nosedive as loyal traders’ hopes fade

Intraday, the scrip plunged 34.62 per cent to touch a 52-week low of Rs 158.10, but settled eventually at Rs 163.90, 32.23 per cent below its previous close on BSE.

published on : 19th April 2019

Government to allocate 440 vacant Jet slots to other airlines

The grounding of planes by Jet Airways has resulted in capacity reduction in the domestic sector, which has also led to a spurt in airfares in many sectors.

published on : 19th April 2019

Will support Jet resolution process within existing regulatory framework: MoCA

Jet Airways, which flew just five planes on Tuesday, has decided to suspend operations in the night after lenders decided not to extend emergency funds.

published on : 17th April 2019

Air travel likely to get cheaper as DGCA reviews airfares

Speaking about various steps being taken to address capacity and other issues, Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola said the DGCA reviewed airfare movement in 40 high-density sectors.

published on : 16th April 2019

Awaiting 'emergency liquidity support' from lenders: Jet Airways

The airline, which is operating only five planes, said its operations have been severely impacted due to critical liquidity position.

published on : 16th April 2019

Airports across India on high alert

Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, all airports across the country have been put on high alert in order to check the flow of unaccounted and illegal cash.

published on : 9th April 2019
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