The DGCA also said that if airlines are not able to refund the amount, they shall provide a credit shell equal to the amount of fare collected
DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international flights till 31 July, some on selected routes may be allowed
Scheduled international passenger flights were first suspended in India on 23 March due to the coronavirus pandemic
Boeing, one of the nation's biggest manufacturers, said it will lay off 6,770 US employees this week, and another 5,520 workers are taking buyout offers to leave voluntarily in the coming weeks.
Centre caps min and max airfares till 24 August, limits check-in baggage to one per flier; quarantine on short-haul routes unlikely
Unveiling a set of detailed pre-flight, in-flight and post-flight guidelines on Thursday, the civil aviation ministry said that operations will start on 1/3 of the approved summer schedule for domestic routes from 25 May
In a set of detailed guidelines, the ministry advised vulnerable people like the elderly, pregnant women and passengers battling health issues to avoid air travel till the coronavirus pandemic abates
Coronavirus Lockdown: Govt cap fares of Mumbai-Delhi route at Rs 3,000-10,000; comes out with guidelines for domestic air travel
About a third of operations will be allowed under strict norms when domestic flight services restart on Monday after a two-month hiatus and all the airlines will have to adhere to the upper and lower limits of fares prescribed by the government, the Civil Aviation Ministry said on Thursday
Stock markets open in green: Sensex up over 150 points, Nifty above 9,100-mark in opening session; Bajaj Auto top gainer
The Sensex was trading at 157.82 points or 0.51 percent higher at 30,976.43
Coronavirus Lockdown: Ola to lay off 1,400 staff; CEO says revenues decline by 95% in last two months due to pandemic
Cab aggregator Ola is laying off 1,400 staff from rides, financial services and food business as revenues declined by 95 percent in the last two months due to coronavirus pandemic, a note by CEO Bhavish Aggarwal said
Oil prices fall 1% as persistent glut weighs on rates; demand plummets 30%, virus pandemic curtails movement
The coronavirus pandemic has eroded global oil demand even as some governments began to ease lockdowns.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire posts nearly $50 billion loss hit by coronavirus; says made 'a mistake' investing in airline sector stocks
Berkshire's stock price has fallen 1% in 2020, compared with a 12% drop in the Standard & Poor’s 500, despite Warren Buffett’s prediction that Berkshire would outperform in down markets.
City-based consumer protection forum Mumbai Grahak Panchayat on Monday urged the civil aviation ministry to direct airlines to refund customers for the cancelled flights based on the date of travel and not as per the date of booking and has sought suitable modification in 16 April order on this issue
Coronavirus Outbreak: All international passenger flights suspended till 14 April in light of lockdown, says DGCA
As many as 649 positive cases of coronavirus have been reported in India, including 47 foreign nationals, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday.
Coronavirus Outbreak FAQ: N95 masks, safe meat, how to stay informed on latest as Covid-19 pandemic spreads further
The Indian government has set up a 24x7 helpline for queries about the virus and its victims, with the number of cases rising quickly in many Asian countries.
Crude oil futures rise nearly 3% as Trump administration works with Saudi Arabia to stabilise prices, but support seen weak
The market is testing support following a more than 60 percent slide in oil prices since the start of the year due to the impact of the coronavirus on global demand and a market share war between Saudi Arabia and Russia set to bloat oil supply from April
Domestic air passenger traffic may fall by up to 50% till at least June; seat factor likely to dip up to 60% over next 3 months: Report
With global travel bans due to the pandemic, many airlines across the world are staring at massive losses and fear going bust.
Donald Trump puts all travel from Europe to the US on hold for 30 days to fight coronavirus; UK exempted
Under pressure to act, President Donald Trump on Wednesday suspended all travel from Europe to the United States for 30 days starting on Friday in order to fight the coronavirus
Medical teams from the People’s Liberation Army arrive in Wuhan to relieve overwhelmed health workers, work at the hospital.
On 30 January, the WHO declared the outbreak a global health emergency, acknowledging that the disease is a risk beyond China.
The 44-year-old Chinese man from Wuhan was hospitalized with a fever, cough, sore throat and died after developing severe pneumonia.
With the virus spreading, demands for masks are increasing and UNICEF sent 6000 kgs of masks and protective suits to China.