Aviation

Air India all set to become India’s largest international airline

​After the merger, Air India’s fleet strength will grow to 218, second only to IndiGo’s 279. The consolidation is part of Tata groups’ strategy to bring its airline business under one roof.

published on : 30th November 2022

Civil Aviation Minister Scindia flags off first flight from Itanagar's Donyi Polo Airport

Scindia virtually flagged off the flight from New Delhi. The flight will operate from Itanagar to Mumbai via Kolkata.

published on : 28th November 2022

Govt eases rules; allows Indian carriers to wet lease wide-body planes for up to 1 yr 

Till now, wet leasing of wide-body planes was allowed only for up to six months.

published on : 27th November 2022

Helicopter service to Sabarimala: Kerala HC flays tour firm

The TDB and the Central government have sought some more time to file an affidavit in the case. The case was adjourned to Tuesday.

published on : 25th November 2022

Sabarimala pilgrims can carry coconuts in cabin bag

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which carries out security checks, has been telling the pilgrims to put the coconuts into the check-in baggage.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Heavy Air traffic routes’ levy to double from January 1

The ministry in fact has cushioned the immediate hike and proposes to take the figure to Rs 15,000 per departure starting 1 April 2023, the beginning of the next financial year.

published on : 18th November 2022

Government says masks no more compulsory during air travel 

Till now, the use of masks or face covers while travelling on flights was mandatory.

published on : 16th November 2022

Govt looking at mandating blending of jet fuel with sustainable aviation fuel: Official

Further, Bansal mentioned supply chain issues being faced by domestic airlines, saying that those are hindering the growth of the aviation sector.

published on : 15th November 2022

Flying high and mighty

Captain Zoya believes that The Indian civil aviation sector has seen unparalleled growth for women.

published on : 12th November 2022

Amid rising demand, Air India leases six aircraft from CDB Aviation

Last month, Air India said that they would be inducting 5 wide-body Boeing and 25 Airbus narrow-body planes over the next 15 months.

published on : 10th November 2022

Jet fuel adulteration racket busted in Karnataka's Surathkal

Officials are yet to find out for what purpose the fuel was being mixed and sold.

published on : 10th November 2022

IndiGo's 30 planes grounded due to supply chain disruptions

In the September quarter, IndiGo's parent InterGlobe Aviation reported a widening of loss to Rs 1,583.34 crore due to higher fuel costs and foreign exchange loss.

published on : 7th November 2022

InterGlobe loss widens to Rs 1,583 crore on fuel cost, forex

Airline claims that for the quarter ending September 2022, its net loss came at Rs 3,82 crore excluding foreign exchange loss

published on : 5th November 2022

IndiGo loss widens to Rs 1,583 crore on fuel cost, forex

IndiGo CEO Pieter Elbers said that September quarter was the second consecutive quarter wherein it operated at higher than pre-Covid capacity.

published on : 4th November 2022

More than 75 planes of Indian carriers grounded due to maintenance, engine issues: Report

Significantly none of the domestic airlines, including two listed companies -- IndiGo and SpiceJet -- have so far made any public announcement on the grounding of the planes.

published on : 1st November 2022

Odisha growth hopes ride on the wings of new airport

On Monday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off the first flight, adding a new accelerator to regional growth.

published on : 1st November 2022

IndiGo flight engine fire: 'Priority is to ascertain the cause,' says DGCA chief

India has recorded numerous air safety breaches this year including several alarming incidents by SpiceJet, the country's second-largest carrier.

published on : 29th October 2022

Govt to create 'substantial' number of posts at DGCA to enhance safety oversight

Civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that the DGCA has completed as many as 202 surveillance inspections in this fiscal so far.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Aviation regulator revokes 50 per cent cap on SpiceJet from October 30

As per the DGCA’s approved winter schedule, SpiceJet would be able to operate 100% of its flights scheduled from October 30.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Airbus receives regulatory approval for C295 India aircraft programme

The Airbus Defence and Space Quality Management System for the C295 aircraft has received approval from the DGAQA, the Indian regulatory authority for aeronautical quality assurance.

published on : 20th October 2022
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