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Oct 04, 2019
Greta Thunberg's flight shaming catches on around the world, air travel takes a hitCommercial flying accounts for about 2 percent of global carbon emissions and about 12 percent of transport emissions.
Jul 09, 2019
France to impose green tax of up to 18 euros on plane tickets; move to take effect from 2020, says transport minister Elisabeth BorneThe French government is to impose a tax of up to 18 euros ($20) on plane tickets for all flights from airports in France to fund less-polluting transportation projects, a minister said.
Jun 11, 2019
IndiGo announces four-day summer sale for travel period between 16 June and 28 SeptemberIndiGo on Tuesday announced a four-day special summer sale across its network for the travel period between 16 June and 28 September
Jun 10, 2019
NASA's Mars helicopter cleared to take first ever flight on the Red planet in 2020The helicopter is meant to test whether air travel is possible on Mars if controlled by people from Earth.
Jan 15, 2019
Govt working on domestic production of aircraft, to join hands with major global players: Suresh PrabhuPrabhu warned that if MRO work is not carried out in the country then the government will be loosing out lot of money, besides job opportunities.
Dec 05, 2018
Jet Airways cuts base fares by up to 30% for both domestic and international travel across network under limited period offerThe travel period for the bookings availed under the discounted fares range from 5 December to 30 September, 2019, depending on the destination, Jet Airways said.
Oct 07, 2018
IndiGo system faces snag for 90 minutes across all airports, airline says operations running normally nowIndiGo also put an advisory on Twitter over the issue and asked its passengers to contact it through Twitter, Facebook, its website or its contact number.
Aug 08, 2018
IndiGo offers flight tickets starting at Rs 981 to counter monsoon deals from rival GoAirThe IndiGo offer, which opened on 4 August and is valid till 9 August, 2018, is for travel between 12 August and 8 October 2018.
May 01, 2018
Chinese passenger opens plane's emergency latch for 'fresh air', gets detained, fined $11,000A 25-year-old Chinese man, who felt "stuffy" and opened the emergency exit of a plane to get some fresh air has been detained and fined, a media report said
Mar 14, 2018
Aviation ministry eyes 5-fold rise in passenger trips to 1 bn in 15-20 yrs: Union minister Jayant SinhaThe Minister of State for Civil Aviation said that the government is working on steps such as developing new greenfield airports and skilling manpower to achieve this target