Air travel

Airlines can operate domestic flights without any capacity restriction from October 18: Government

The carriers have been operating 85 per cent of their pre-COVID domestic services since September 18, according to the ministry's order.

published on : 12th October 2021

Full COVID vaccination mandatory for air passengers from September end: Pakistan

It was also decided full vaccination by October 15 would be compulsory to use public transport facilities, said Umar, also the minister for planning.

published on : 24th August 2021

Centre aims to make air travel affordable for common man: Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia

Scindia said that new airports have been opened in many smaller cities and air services started on new routes, connecting these places with big cities.

published on : 18th August 2021

Transportation Security Administration extends to January mask rule for airline passengers

The mask mandate has been controversial and has led to many encounters between passengers who don't want to wear a mask and flight attendants asked to enforce the rule.

published on : 18th August 2021

Centre mulling to allow domestic air travel without COVID negative report post vaccination

Central ministries, including the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, are currently discussing the matter with various other stakeholders, they added.

published on : 7th June 2021

Domestic air travel set to become costlier, government raises lower limit on fares by 13-16 per cent

Domestic air travel is set to become costlier as the Civil Aviation Ministry raised the lower limit on fares by 13 to 16 per cent.

published on : 28th May 2021

78.22 lakh domestic air passengers in March, slightly lower than February: DGCA

It showed that Air India, GoAir, Vistara and AirAsia India carried 9.17 lakh, 6.12 lakh, 5 lakh and 5.42 lakh passengers respectively in March.

published on : 20th April 2021

India's domestic air passenger market may double by 2030 from pre-pandemic level: Boeing

Indian airline companies, just like their global peers, have been badly hit due to the pandemic-induced crisis.

published on : 7th April 2021

Coronavirus crisis: Airlines, travel agencies hit

Air carriers reporting a 50 per cent no-show, 90 per cent cancellation of tickets to Southeast Asia. 

published on : 4th March 2020

JD(S) alleges DGCA denied permission to chartered flights to Kochi for MLAs

Fearing poaching of their legislators by the BJP, the Congress and the JD(S) had earlier decided to fly them to a resort in Kochi.

published on : 18th May 2018