GoAir's Cornelis Vrieswijk resigns nine just months after being appointed company CEO, cites 'personal matters'
Budget carrier GoAir Wednesday said its chief executive Cornelis Vrieswijk has resigned from the post within nine months
Domestic air passenger traffic grows 18.6% to around 13.90 cr during January-December 2018, reveals DGCA data
The state-owned Air India flew 1.76 crore passengers, registering a growth 13.0 percent during January-December 2018 period.
Surging passenger numbers, policy promises dot turbulent skies in 2018; cut-throat competition pushes airlines into red
Despite high passenger growth, domestic airlines remained financially vulnerable as surge in oil prices, rupee depreciation and inability to raise fares amid intense competition crimped their earnings.
Regional flight connectivity hits air pocket; AAI cancels 58 licences of Deccan Charters, Air Odisha given under UDAN scheme
The AAI cancelled as many as 84 licences of regional carriers Air Odisha and Deccan Charters given for their reported flaws including non-starting operations and irregular services.
The January-October cumulative air travel demand also surged a healthy 20.11 percent, at 11.46 crore passengers as per DGCA data
The much-trumpeted scheme has not met with the desired success level as more than half the routes granted in the first round of bids, auctioned in early 2017, are yet to become operational.
DGCA to conduct financial audit of turbulence-hit Jet Airways from 27 August; airline says prepared for it
Jet Airways confirmed that the regulator will be evaluating its performance and said the airline is prepared for it.
Narendra Modi launches Rs 1,000 cr development schemes for Daman and Diu, inaugurates flight between Ahmedabad and Diu
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched development schemes worth Rs 1,000 crore for Daman and Diu, and also inaugurated a flight connecting Ahmedabad to coastal town of Diu.
Regional connectivity was an unfulfilled dream for me, says Captain Gopinath as he gears up for relaunch
Captain Gopinath believes many stakeholders like the monopoly private sector airports are not aligned to the vision of Udan
The second round of bidding comes even as only two airlines and a handful of flights have taken off under the promised connectivity under UDAN in round one
Under the Udan scheme, five airlines will operate on 128 routes connecting 70 airports. On each flight, 50 percent of the seats would have a cap of Rs 2,500 per seat/hour
Has the government examined the history of the successful bidders before awarding them routes, some of which could be unviable even after the viability gap funding?
Over 45 unserved and under-served airports would be connected under the scheme -- UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) that seeks to make flying more affordable