It’s because unlike foreign carriers, who credit loyalty points to passengers for every flight they take, few of our domestic carriers have attractive air mile programmes.
Ghulam Sarwar Khan said the government had so far not taken any decision to close the eastern airspace to commercial flights from India.
The airspace was opened in July but following the Indian government's move to abrogate Article 370, Pakistan has often talked about airspace closure.
The Civil Aviation Ministry is in touch with other private airlines such as SpiceJet and IndiGo to assist Jet staff get meaningful employment.
The DGCA did the audit as three incidents within a week of planes belonging to the same airline veering off runways was too much of a coincidence.
Closure of Pakistan airspace has cost Air India and other Indian airlines dearly. The national carrier has lost nearly `491 crore due to the closure since the end of February.
Special Judge Santosh Snehi Mann allowed the Enforcement Directorate to interrogate Talwar, who is currently in judicial custody in a separate case.
IATA CEO Alexandre de Juniac also said that various airlines operating in India have a balance sheet with heavy debt.
Prabhu's assertion came on a day when reports of a Pratt & Whitney engine of an IndiGo A320 neo plane stopping mid-air surfaced.
Jet was earning only half a rupee more in revenue per seat kilometer than IndiGo --- that was just before InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., the owner of IndiGo, set out to expand its scale of operations.
The government moved an inch closer to privatisation of Air India by holding the first high-level meeting over the issue on Friday.
The Central Bureau of Investigation registered three FIRs and a preliminary enquiry to probe alleged irregularities in the merger of Indian Airlines with Air India, the purchase of 111 aircraft and te