The 13-month-old Akasa’s operations met with a major blow after more than 40 pilots resigned in quick succession without serving the mandatory notice period.
Kishan also revealed that the prime minister will be addressing a public meeting in Nizamabad town on October 3, after attending some official programmes, which are yet to be finalised.
A flight that had landed at the Delhi airport from Ahmedabad and another flight that was to take off to Bagdogra were involved in the incident.
Total number of aircraft in the civil sector is likely to rise to 1,600 from 729 at present
The proposed plan involves operating 175-seat chartered flights at a low cost during festive and peak seasons from the Gulf region to Kerala in partnership with Norka Roots.
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.
In June, IndiGo, Air India, Vistara, AirAsia India and Akasa Air saw an increase in their respective market share amid the grounding of budget carrier Go First.
The British airline began its operations at Islamabad Airport in December 2020 with seven weekly flights.
Sri Lanka Tourism said that India continues to lead among the top ten markets, with the number of Indian tourist arrivals expected to double by 2023.
The lessors before the Delhi High court were arguing that the airline has no rights over planes as the leases have been terminated.
The company has filed an application for immediate resolution and revival of operations.
The DGCA move comes against the backdrop of two recent incidents where unauthorized people were allowed inside the cockpit during scheduled flights.
There is a post-Covid burst of international and domestic travel, with first-time flyers driving growth. The opportunity is begging to be exploited.
The Ministry of civil aviation’s (MoCA) detailed statement on ticket prices came as airlines continue to charge exorbitant fares from passengers, especially after the grounding of Go First on May 3.
A mechanism for ensuring reasonable pricing within the high RBDs (Reservation Booking Designator) may be devised by airlines, Union aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said.
The national transporter has also said the anti-train collision system "Kavach" was not available on the route.