'Start respecting local languages,' KTR tells IndiGo after seat row; airline says safety protocol

A flier claimed that a woman who was originally sitting in 2A was forced to take the seat 3C because she understood only Telugu, not English/ Hindi.

published on : 19th September 2022

Domestic airline industry in India expected to report Rs 15000-17000 crore loss in FY23: Report

Two listed airlines -- IndiGo and SpiceJet -- have reported losses to the tune of Rs 1,064 crore and Rs 789 crore, respectively, in the June quarter of FY23

published on : 7th September 2022

INTERVIEW | Airlines can offer fares as per demand & supply, says Aviation Minister Scindia

Scindia speaks about measures taken to reduce Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) prices and the growth plans for the aviation sector.

published on : 6th September 2022

Where is freedom of movement for disabled people?

This year marked 75 years of Indian Independence and five years since the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act became law.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Lufthansa flight cancelled, stirred up passengers stranded in Delhi airport, cops deployed

In a broadly circulated video, travellers can be heard yelling at the airport and demanding justice and a refund. The majority of those scheduled to fly on Lufthansa last night were students, accordin

published on : 2nd September 2022

Sri Lanka crisis: Country's national carrier to be privatised; 10 nations including India show interest in selling petroleum products

The airline, formed in 1979 as Air Lanka, was rebranded by Srilankan Airlines under the management control of Emirates in 1998.

published on : 29th August 2022

Akasa Air faces data breach, apologises

Akasa said that they immediately stopped this unauthorised access by completely shutting down the associated functional elements of their system

published on : 29th August 2022

Pilot of prominent airline fails drug test; DGCA removes him from flight duty

So far, four pilots and one Air Traffic Controller (ATC) have tested positive for psychoactive substances.

published on : 26th August 2022

IndiGo to launch four cargo aircraft connecting AP airports from Oct

On the occasion, the IndiGo officials mentioned that the cargo facility at Visakhapatnam airport is customs notified.

published on : 26th August 2022

Dubai seeks 50,000 more India-UAE seats for their planes, airlines in India alarmed

The UAE wants India to allow Amritsar, Tiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, Kannur, Goa, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati and Pune to become additional points of call for Dubai carriers.

published on : 24th August 2022

Scindia pitches for international aviation hub in India 

The country's civil aviation sector is on the recovery path after being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and is projected to have 400 million air travellers in the coming years.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Ethiopian Airlines suspends pilots who missed landing because they fell sleep

London-based aviation analyst Alex Macheras described the incident as "deeply concerning", blaming it on widespread fatigue that poses a major threat to air safety.

published on : 20th August 2022

Two pilots fell asleep as flight missed landing in Addis Ababa

Aviation analyst Alex Macheras has since taken to Twitter to express his shock at the "deeply concerning incident," which he suggests may have been the result of pilot exhaustion.

published on : 19th August 2022

‘Bomber’ text: Couple freed, tell cops it was just a joke

The incident occurred on Sunday when the man who was on the flight and the woman who was at the airport terminal exchanged text messages.

published on : 16th August 2022

Civil Aviation Ministry lifts price caps on air fare from August 31

According to  lower and upper limits on domestic airfares, airlines can’t charge a passenger less than Rs 2,900 (excluding GST) and more than Rs 8,800 for domestic flights of less than 40 minutes.

published on : 11th August 2022

Domestic airfare caps to be removed from August 31, says government

The ministry had imposed lower and upper limits on domestic airfares based on flight durations when services were resumed on May 25, 2020, after a two-month lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 10th August 2022

Blow to privacy as airlines told to share international passengers’ info

Under the new regulation, aircraft operators will have to transfer the PNR details to the Customs department in a specified format.

published on : 10th August 2022

Hoax bomb threat: Horrific, tiring experience, says Indigo flyer

In a short time, the toilet at the end of the flight was shut and passengers were barred from using it.

published on : 9th August 2022

Vistara doubles flights to/from Frankfurt and Paris; inducts third Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Vistara has opened the sale for these additional flights, across all channels including its website, mobile app, OTAs (online travel agencies), and other travel agents.

published on : 6th August 2022

Vietnamese carriers advised to avoid area near Taiwan amid Chinese military exercises: Report

The head of Vietnam's Civil Aviation said that they received an official notice from Chinese authorities asking airlines operating in Asia to avoid flying near the island of Taiwan until Friday.

published on : 4th August 2022
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