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IndiGo net profit soars to Rs 1,422.6 crore on travel demand

Excluding foreign exchange loss, the airline reported a profit of Rs 2,009.1 crore in Q3FY23 quarter compared to Rs 125.2 crore in the year-ago period.

published on : 4th February 2023
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Budget 2023| 50 airports, heliports for regional connectivity 

The current financial year has further shown a rebound, with both passenger and cargo movement close to the pre-COVID-19 levels.

published on : 2nd February 2023
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50 new airports/heliports to improve regional connectivity: Finance Minister

The announcement came a day after the President, Droupadi Murmu, said in her first speech in Parliament that India is the third largest civil aviation market.

published on : 1st February 2023
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Carrier Emirates test flies Boeing 777 on sustainable fuel

Emirates, a state-owned airline under Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, described the sustainable fuel as a blend "that mirrored the qualities of jet fuel."

published on : 30th January 2023
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In a first, IOC begins export of aviation gas 

This is the first-ever instance of India exporting this fuel, produced at IOC's Vadodara refinery, marking its entry into an estimated USD 2.7-billion global market, the company said in a statement.

published on : 29th January 2023
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DGCA amends rules for better refunds to fliers

Following this amendment, the airlines would be  liable to reimburse 75 per cent of the cost of the ticket (inclusive of taxes) if the passenger is flying on the domestic sector.

published on : 26th January 2023
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Scoot says sorry to 35 passengers it left behind

Flight TR509 was to take off from Amritsar at 7.55 pm, but departed four hours earlier at 3.45 pm. Arrangements were being made for the stranded passengers who were left behind, reports said.

published on : 20th January 2023
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Hyderabad International Airport wins international award for use of technology

Hyderabad airport has been at the forefront of deploying innovative technology solutions to enhance passenger experience and operational efficiency while ensuring robust security.

published on : 19th January 2023
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Cabin crew on flights should use restraining devices to handle unruly passengers: DGCA

These restraining devices look like hand-cuffs and the DGCA guidelines state that they must be kept in the aircraft cabin to defuse situations getting out of control.

published on : 18th January 2023
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Air crash, bathroom disasters and living it up

Another video of a Yeti Airlines flight attendant, who died in the crash, also has been going viral. Oshin Ale can be seen smiling onboard an aircraft.

published on : 18th January 2023
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Thousands of flights delayed in US after air-traffic system failure, FAA lifts ground stop

More than 3,700 flights were delayed and more than 640 were cancelled early in the day, according to the flight tracking website FlightAware. More than 640 have been cancelled.

published on : 11th January 2023
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Jet promoters defend Sanjiv Kapoor’s designation

The consortium, the successful bidder of the defunct airline Jet Airways, has also asked Chhawchharia to remain within the ambit of his powers.

published on : 11th January 2023
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TN flyers on tenterhooks about holiday plans amid global Covid surge

“This being the holiday season, we’ve had many bookings to Malaysia, Singapore and Middle East Countries to spend their New Year and Pongal holidays.

published on : 29th December 2022
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Civil aviation witnessing recovery, domestic passenger growth to continue: Union Minister Scindia

Talking about international air traffic, Scindia said it is roughly 20-25 per cent lower than the 2019 numbers.

published on : 28th December 2022
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How ease of travel can become a reality in India

While aviation and railways are doing their bit for Mission Ease of Travel, it is for the states to come forward to make this mission a day-to-day experience for citizens.

published on : 21st December 2022
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'Crests and troughs' in aviation sector, benefit from booking in advance: Scindia

Scindia said in air service traffic agreements, "we only give connectivity to six metros in India because in response we hardly get one or two calls in those countries".

published on : 19th December 2022
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Government focussing on last-mile air connectivity to Tier-III cities: Scindia

The minister said the government is looking at the small aircraft scheme launched last year under which sub-20 seater aircraft are being used to provide last-mile connectivity.

published on : 15th December 2022
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UN body ICAO rejects SpiceJet’s claim that it conducted 'exhaustive audit' of airline

On December 5, Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director of SpiceJet said that they were truly humbled on making it to the top 50 nations in terms of ICAO aviation safety audit scores.

published on : 14th December 2022
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MoCA looks at reducing peak hour flights to manage congestion at Delhi airport: Officials

IGIA, also the country's largest airport, has three terminals -- T1, T2 and T3. All international flights and some domestic services operate from T3. 

published on : 10th December 2022
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With brand rejig Maharajah gets his mojo back

This merger is a David and Goliath one. Vistara is the David that offers the best standards of quality. It merges with Air India which lost its mojo for a while.

published on : 6th December 2022
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