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Indian airlines to avoid 'affected part' of Iranian airspace, will re-route flights, says DGCA
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Indian airlines to avoid 'affected part' of Iranian airspace, will re-route flights, says DGCA

Aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "affected part of the Iranian airspace" and reroute their flight "suitably"

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan flags concerns over high airfares; aviation ministry to look into issue
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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan flags concerns over high airfares; aviation ministry to look into issue

Civil aviation ministry will look into steep rise in airfares for domestic and international flights to and from Kerala during festival seasons

Traders' body CAIT raises concern over high airfares post Jet Airways' shutdown, seeks price control
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Traders' body CAIT raises concern over high airfares post Jet Airways' shutdown, seeks price control

Expressing serious concerns over spiralling airfares, traders' body CAIT on Thursday wrote to Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu seeking the introduction of a price control mechanism to cap the upper limit of fares

Jet Airways shutdown impact: Airline fares on short-haul routes go up by 10-15%; 62% hike on Mumbai-Hyderabad route
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Jet Airways shutdown impact: Airline fares on short-haul routes go up by 10-15%; 62% hike on Mumbai-Hyderabad route

Post-Jet Airways shutting down operations, tickets booked a week before for travel between 1-10 April show up to 62% hike in fares.

Jet Airways shutting down sends airfares soaring; 62% hike on Mumbai-Hyderabad route, Mumbai-Delhi sees 52% jump
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Jet Airways shutting down sends airfares soaring; 62% hike on Mumbai-Hyderabad route, Mumbai-Delhi sees 52% jump

There has been a spike in airfares, mainly after grounding of scores of planes by ailing Jet Airways earlier and then shutting down of operations on 17 April 2019

Govt should not rescue cash-strapped Jet Airways, it's not in State's interest to run airlines
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Govt should not rescue cash-strapped Jet Airways, it's not in State's interest to run airlines

The operational creditors of Jet Airways, everyone from its service providers to its workers, can still take the airline to the bankruptcy court.

DGCA asks airlines to reduce airfares on 10 routes to 'reasonable levels' as ticket prices rise up to 30%
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DGCA asks airlines to reduce airfares on 10 routes to 'reasonable levels' as ticket prices rise up to 30%

Aviation watchdog DGCA on Tuesday asked airlines to reduce fares on ten domestic routes to "reasonable levels" as ticket prices on these high-density routes have risen up to 30 percent in last one month, according to a senior official

SpiceJet to induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft on dry lease; move aims to reduce flight cancellation, expand presence
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SpiceJet to induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft on dry lease; move aims to reduce flight cancellation, expand presence

Ajay Singh, chairman and managing director, SpiceJet said this is the first lot of Boeing 737s that the airline is inducting in its fleet.

Aviation regulator asks airlines to increase number of flights to stabilise rising airfares
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Aviation regulator asks airlines to increase number of flights to stabilise rising airfares

India's aviation regulator has asked all airlines to come out with an individual medium-term plan by Wednesday on enhancing the availability of domestic flights, in a move aimed at curbing rising airfares, government officials said

Airfares witness 30% rise as runway repair work hits flight operations at Mumbai airport
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Airfares witness 30% rise as runway repair work hits flight operations at Mumbai airport

With the Mumbai airport shutting for runway repairs thrice a week, airfares especially on the Delhi-Mumbai sector, has seen a surge of 30 per cent

Jet Airways cuts base fares by up to 30% for both domestic and international travel across network under limited period offer
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Jet Airways cuts base fares by up to 30% for both domestic and international travel across network under limited period offer

The 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.

What does SpiceJet's strong Q1 revenue indicate? flying may get costlier as airlines ought to improve margins
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What does SpiceJet's strong Q1 revenue indicate? flying may get costlier as airlines ought to improve margins

Higher fares or yields (revenue per passenger) could have driven SpiceJet’s strong performance during the quarter

Govt imposes up to Rs 8,500 levy per flight; airfares to rise
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Govt imposes up to Rs 8,500 levy per flight; airfares to rise

To provide viability gap funding for the flights operated under the regional connectivity scheme, the Ministry would impose a levy on every departure on major air routes such as the national capital, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Kolkata.

Aviation minister says capping airfares will make flying costlier
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Aviation minister says capping airfares will make flying costlier

According to the minister, airlines should pass on the benefits of lower ATF prices to the flyers.

By next Onam, UAE-India air travel might get cheaper as govt moves to nix festival-fleecing by airlines
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By next Onam, UAE-India air travel might get cheaper as govt moves to nix festival-fleecing by airlines

It seems the Ministry of Civil Aviation sought advise from some former secretaries of civil aviation before coming up with this idea.

PM Modi flags predatory airfares during festival season, wants ministry to act
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PM Modi flags predatory airfares during festival season, wants ministry to act

The prime minister brought up the issue at a meeting held with ministry officials recently while he was reviewing the draft civil aviation policy.

Govt mulls capping airfares to curb predatory pricing ways
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Govt mulls capping airfares to curb predatory pricing ways

In recent times, concerns have been expressed in various quarters, including by parliamentarians, over steep fluctuations in airfares.

Rs 6999 for business class travel: Jet slashes premiere air fares by half
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Rs 6999 for business class travel: Jet slashes premiere air fares by half

Jumping on to the discounted airfare bandwagon, Jet Airways on Sunday slashed their business class fares to almost half.

Neither extortionary nor predatory ticket pricing acceptable: ministry
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Neither extortionary nor predatory ticket pricing acceptable: ministry

The ministry is, however, yet to take a call on whether there is a need to assign thresholds for airfares.