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Coronavirus Outbreak: AirAsia India offers 50,000 seats without base fare to doctors
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Coronavirus Outbreak: AirAsia India offers 50,000 seats without base fare to doctors

No-frills airline AirAsia India on Monday said it is offering 50,000 seats without charging base fare to the doctor community who, along with other frontline workers, are working to save lives amid the coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19 Impact: DGCA extends deadline for IndiGo, GoAir to replace unmodified PW engines to 31 August
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COVID-19 Impact: DGCA extends deadline for IndiGo, GoAir to replace unmodified PW engines to 31 August

Indian aviation regulator, DGCA, on Monday extended the deadline for IndiGo and GoAir to replace all the 60 unmodified Pratt and Whitney (PW) engines on their A320neo planes from 31 May to 31 August, as supply chain has been impacted due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown

Air India employee unions seek Rs 50,000 cr financial package from govt for flag carrier
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Air India employee unions seek Rs 50,000 cr financial package from govt for flag carrier

A joint forum of Air India employees and staff unions has sought a Rs 50,000 crore financial succour from the government for the national carrier, stating that the airline is a necessity for the country

SpiceJet converts three Q400 passenger aircraft into freighters; will be used for operations to smaller towns, cities
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SpiceJet converts three Q400 passenger aircraft into freighters; will be used for operations to smaller towns, cities

SpiceJet on Thursday said it has converted three of its Bombardier Q400 passenger aircraft into freighters

Vistara's first 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft operates maiden commercial flight on Delhi-Kolkata route
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Vistara's first 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft operates maiden commercial flight on Delhi-Kolkata route

Vistara said its first 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, which was delivered to it by Boeing in February this year, operated its maiden commercial flight from Delhi to Kolkata on Thursday morning

Boeing cuts 12,000 jobs, resumes production of grounded 737 Max; reveals plans for more layoffs
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Boeing cuts 12,000 jobs, resumes production of grounded 737 Max; reveals plans for more layoffs

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.

COVID-19 Impact: Boeing expected to announce job cuts in US after aviation sector rocked by plunging travel demand
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COVID-19 Impact: Boeing expected to announce job cuts in US after aviation sector rocked by plunging travel demand

In April, Boeing chief executive Dave Calhoun said the company had “begun taking action to lower our number of employees by roughly 10 percent through a combination of voluntary layoffs, natural turnover and involuntary layoffs as necessary.”

Centre caps min and max airfares till 24 August, limits check-in baggage to one per flier; quarantine on short-haul routes unlikely
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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

Coronavirus Outbreak: Guidelines announced by aviation ministry for domestic flight services
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Guidelines announced by aviation ministry for domestic flight services

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
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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

Aviation stocks rally up to 10% after govt announces domestic passenger flights to resume from Monday
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Aviation stocks rally up to 10% after govt announces domestic passenger flights to resume from Monday

Aviation stocks on Thursday rallied up to 10 percent in opening trade after the government announced that domestic passenger flight services will resume from 25 May in a calibrated manner

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Rajasthan reports highest single-day spike in cases as 242 more test positive; case count climbs to 5,202, toll touches 131
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Rajasthan reports highest single-day spike in cases as 242 more test positive; case count climbs to 5,202, toll touches 131

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Rajasthan on Sunday recorded the highest single day spike of 242 new cases and five more fatalities, officials said. The number of cases in the state stands at 5,202 and fatalities at 131.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Uttar Pradesh reports nine deaths, taking toll to 104; 203 more test positive, total rises to 4,258
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Uttar Pradesh reports nine deaths, taking toll to 104; 203 more test positive, total rises to 4,258

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: As many as 203 fresh cases have been reported in Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours taking the total tally to 4,258, reports News18.The new cases have been reported in Merrut, Rampur and Saharanpur districts.

Military experts welcome reform measures in defence sector, say proper implementation will help cut India's ballooning import bill on weapons
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Military experts welcome reform measures in defence sector, say proper implementation will help cut India's ballooning import bill on weapons

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a series of initiatives to promote indigenous defence production which included making separate budgetary outlay to procure Indian-made military hardware, increasing FDI limit to 74% under the automatic route and generating a year-wise negative list of weapons whose import won't be allowed

Nirmala Sitharaman on Economic Package: Centre hikes FDI in defence, allows commercial mining of coal, opens space sector for private players in 4th tranche; key takeaways
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Nirmala Sitharaman on Economic Package: Centre hikes FDI in defence, allows commercial mining of coal, opens space sector for private players in 4th tranche; key takeaways

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Saturday announced a slew of reforms in eight sectors such as allowing commercial mining of coal, raising FDI limit in defence prodcution, privatisation of power discoms in the UTs to opening up more air space of civil aviation, and the space sector among others as part of Centre's Rs 20-lakh-crore stimulus package to kick-start the economy

Jet Airways-KLM deal for Dutch business fails to take off; regulatory clearance approval declined
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Jet Airways-KLM deal for Dutch business fails to take off; regulatory clearance approval declined

Jet Airways was grounded in March last year after it ran out of cash for operations.

Jet Airways insolvency resolution professional seeks fresh expressions of interest for defunct airline; shares up over 4%
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Jet Airways insolvency resolution professional seeks fresh expressions of interest for defunct airline; shares up over 4%

Jet Airways insolvency resolution professional on Wednesday invited fresh expressions of interest (EoI) for the grounded airline

After flip-flops, IndiGo Airlines clarifies pay cut up to 25% for senior employees will be for entire 2020-21
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After flip-flops, IndiGo Airlines clarifies pay cut up to 25% for senior employees will be for entire 2020-21

IndiGo Airline had on Friday announced pay cut ranging between 5 and 25 percent, in addition to its leave-without-pay programme for May, June and July, for senior employees

Coronavirus Outbreak: Air India unions challenge airline's decision to slash allowances by 10% in Mumbai High Court
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Air India unions challenge airline's decision to slash allowances by 10% in Mumbai High Court

Air India employee unions have moved the Bombay High Court against the airline's decision to slash allowances, which form a major part of the salary, by ten percent because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Lockdown: Air India pilot unions urge govt to provide financial support to clear wage backlog
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Air India pilot unions urge govt to provide financial support to clear wage backlog

Air India's pilot unions IPG and ICPA has urged Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri to "urgently" provide financial support to the national carrier amid private airlines' cry for a bailout package in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak