All international flights shift to T2 of Kempegowda International Airport

When TNIE visited the airport on Monday, buntings were being put up to welcome international passengers.

published on : 12th September 2023

'Divert to ATL - passenger diarrhoea all over aircraft -biohazard': Delta flight pilot's succinct message to ATC following 'emergency'

Airline staff were praised after they hastily cleaned the aisle by replacing the carpets entirely, with some claiming the second flight had 'no smell' despite the grim accident. 

published on : 6th September 2023

Sri Lankan Airlines on expansion spree, Kerala to get topmost priority 

As part of increasing air connectivity from Thiruvananthapuram to Colombo, the Sri Lankan airlines has appointed Sandun Jayasinghe as an area manager in Thiruvananthapuram.

published on : 31st August 2023

AIIMS doctors save 2-year-old aboard Bengaluru-Delhi flight

A group of five doctors from AIIMS-Delhi was also on board. They were returning from a conference. The child was returning to Delhi after heart surgery.

published on : 29th August 2023

Seven airlines closed down in five years; 16 carriers operational now: Govt data 

Currently, there are 11 scheduled operators and 5 scheduled commuter operators in the country, according to data provided by Minister of State for Civil Aviation VK Singh in the Lok Sabha.

published on : 27th July 2023

United Airlines agrees to give union pilots big pay raises

The union valued the agreement at about $10 billion. It followed more than four years of tumultuous bargaining that included picketing and talk of a strike vote.

published on : 16th July 2023

7 injured in turbulence on Hawaiian Airlines flight to Australia

“I haven’t heard from the airline at all even though both my children who were on the flight sustained minor injuries,” another passenger, Tara Goodall, told The Associated Press Monday.

published on : 4th July 2023

Passengers were stuck because United Airlines canceled their flights. The CEO took a private plane

Kirby caught the private flight from Teterboro, New Jersey, to Denver on Wednesday, when United canceled 750 flights — one-fourth of its schedule for the day.

published on : 1st July 2023

Baggage loss: Airline asked to compensate for mental agony of Keralite

The district CDRC rejected the petition, accepting the airline’s argument that the complainant failed to declare the presence of valuables in the baggage as required.  

published on : 30th June 2023

Break in weather eases airline backups, yet new storm fronts threaten to rain on July 4 travel plans

Hundreds of thousands of people have had travel plans thrown in the air after a wave of storms raked the Northeast over the past few days and frustrations are running high.

published on : 29th June 2023

Weather, crew duty hours and mismanagement put over 200 Air India passengers face nightmare

The crew was constrained by the Flight Duty Time Limitations (FDTL) regulations to operate a flight to Delhi soon after the diversion to Jaipur.

published on : 27th June 2023

Texas airport worker dies after being 'ingested' into Delta plane engine

In a similar incident on New Year's Eve, Alabama airport worker Courtney Edwards was fatally sucked into the engine of an American Airlines carrier flight at Montgomery Regional Airport.

published on : 26th June 2023

European airlines hit by 'greenwashing' complaint

Greenwashing is when companies use deceptive claims to convince the public that its products or operations are environmentally friendly.

published on : 22nd June 2023

India will be 'Vishwaguru' to world on monopolistic capitalism: Chidambaram on rising airfares

"In free markets, when demand increases, supply will increase. In India's free market, when demand increases, prices will increase," he said.

published on : 19th June 2023

IndiGo’s Damman, Bahrain services begin from Kochi

These new routes bring the total number of IndiGo services from Kochi Airport to 74.

published on : 14th June 2023

IndiGo Airlines flight strays into Pakistan amid bad weather: Report 

A senior official of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said that it was not unusual as it was "internationally allowed" in bad weather conditions, the report added.

published on : 11th June 2023

Despite fall in oil prices, air fares may stay sky-high around globe: Industry experts

Representing between 25 percent and 30 percent of airline costs, fuel normally has a significant effect on ticket prices.

published on : 10th June 2023

Centre asks airlines to devise mechanism for reasonable pricing of air tickets

Airlines have been asked to self-monitor airfares on routes that have seen a considerable rise in ticket prices, particularly those that were served by Go First earlier.

published on : 5th June 2023