Tag: Airline

Air Odisha restrained from stake sale, bank account operations

Bhubaneswar: Air Odisha which successfully bid for as many as 50 routes under the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme of the Central government recently has been served a stay order by the Bhubaneswar Civil Judge Court restraining it from selling off its stake and operating its bank account. The investors who were duped […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
With no takers, Air India's divestment plan nosedives

New Delhi: The central government’s plan to divest a majority stake in the national passenger carrier Air India seems to have run into trouble, as no bids were received for the cash-strapped airline. According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, “no response” was received till 5 p.m. on Thursday which was the extended submission deadline […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Dhawan's wife, kids stopped in Dubai by airline

Cape Town: Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan on Friday slammed the Emirates Airlines for not allowing his wife and kids to catch the connecting flight from Dubai to South Africa. Dhawan and his India cricket team members touched South African soil in the morning. India will play three Tests, six One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and three […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
India's air passenger traffic to double in next 20 years: IATA

New Delhi: Global airline association IATA on Wednesday said that it expects the number of passengers flying to, from or within India to double in the next 20 years. The International Air Transport Association said that India is even looking at trebling the passenger numbers by 2037 when some 500 million people are expected to […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Jet lessors approach DGCA to de-register 18 aircraft

New Delhi/Mumbai: More turbulence seems to be in store for debt-ridden Jet Airways, as lessors to the airline have approached India’s civil aviation regulator to de-register 18 aircraft owing to unpaid dues. At present, Jet Airways’ operates 26 aircraft from a fleet size of 119. According to industry insiders, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Jet Airways CEO Vinay Dube quits

Mumbai: Jet Airways Tuesday said its CEO Vinay Dube has resigned from the company due to personal reasons. This is the second high profile exit in as many days at the grounded Jet Airways after Deputy CEO Amit Agarwal put in his papers on Monday. In a filing to stock exchanges, the airline said Dube […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
IndiGo to launch six new daily domestic flights

New Delhi: Budget passenger carrier IndiGo will launch six new daily flights to and from Kolkata, effective July 20. According to the airline, it will operate daily non-stop flights on Shillong-Kolkata and Raipur-Kolkata routes with its ATR-18 aircraft. Furthermore, Kolkata-Shillong-Kolkata will be IndiGo’s next route under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS).

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Air India could post over Rs 7,600 crore loss in 2018-19, highest so far

New Delhi: In what could make Air India sale an uphill task for the government, the national carrier could report highest-ever loss of over Rs 7,600 crore in financial year 2018-19 on account of low fleet utilization and high fuel prices among others. An official source said the total revenue in the previous fiscal stood […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Govt asks Air India to freeze all appointments, promotions

New Delhi: In the wake of its proposed privatization, the government has asked Air India to put a freeze on large-scale promotion and appointments. A new flights has to be started only when it is extremely necessary and after due diligence from commercial aspect. “The direction came almost a week back. It says that due […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021