Indian airlines

With a bit of patience and luck, fly for less

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.

published on : 16th September 2019

Pakistan Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan ​says no decision yet on airspace closure for Indian airlines

Ghulam Sarwar Khan said the government had so far not taken any decision to close the eastern airspace to commercial flights from India.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Pakistan to close airspace for Indian airlines at its own peril

The airspace was opened in July but following the Indian government's move to abrogate Article 370, Pakistan has often talked about airspace closure.

published on : 31st August 2019

Government to launch portal to help Jet Airways staff find jobs in other airlines

The Civil Aviation Ministry is in touch with other private airlines such as SpiceJet and IndiGo to assist Jet staff get meaningful employment.

published on : 17th July 2019

Aviation industry soaring, but don’t ignore safety

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.

published on : 8th July 2019

Pakistan airspace closure bleeding Air India

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.

published on : 4th July 2019

Court allows ED to quiz Deepak Talwar on 43 aircraft purchased by Indian Airlines from Airbus

Special Judge Santosh Snehi Mann allowed the Enforcement Directorate to interrogate Talwar, who is currently in judicial custody in a separate case.

published on : 15th March 2019

Monitoring Jet Airways; specific airline probs need specific measures: IATA chief

IATA CEO Alexandre de Juniac also said that various airlines operating in India have a balance sheet with heavy debt.

published on : 17th January 2019

Government ensuring airlines follow highest safety standards: Suresh Prabhu

Prabhu's assertion came on a day when reports of a Pratt & Whitney engine of an IndiGo A320 neo plane stopping mid-air surfaced.

published on : 6th January 2019

Jet Airways just needed one rupee to avert this crisis

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.

published on : 4th January 2019

Group of Ministers holds first meeting on Air India privatisation

The government moved an inch closer to privatisation of Air India by holding the first high-level meeting over the issue on Friday.

published on : 23rd July 2017

CBI to investigate Air India merger, UPA-era deals

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

published on : 30th May 2017