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India-UK air travel to resume from 8 January; 30 flights to operate per week, says govt
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India-UK air travel to resume from 8 January; 30 flights to operate per week, says govt

Carriers from India and the UK will each be operating 15 flights per week till 23 January to and from Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad only

India mulling 'bilateral bubbles' with US, UK, Germany and France for air travel, says aviation ministry
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India mulling 'bilateral bubbles' with US, UK, Germany and France for air travel, says aviation ministry

Scheduled international passenger flights have been suspended in India since 25 March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: India plans to airlift components from China to help local tech industry; other sectors explore airfreight option too
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Coronavirus outbreak: India plans to airlift components from China to help local tech industry; other sectors explore airfreight option too

India’s technology ministry has asked electronics and smartphone industry lobby groups to draw up a list of components made in China which then can be airlifted, two of the officials said.

Jet Airways insolvency: Will positively consider concrete business plan for troubled-airline, DGCA tells NCLT
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Jet Airways insolvency: Will positively consider concrete business plan for troubled-airline, DGCA tells NCLT

The Aviation Ministry and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday informed the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) that they will positively consider any concrete business plan for the grounded Jet Airways

Jet Airways slips into memory as a loved brand after an inept SBI-led consortium forces carrier to crash-land onto bankruptcy court
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Jet Airways slips into memory as a loved brand after an inept SBI-led consortium forces carrier to crash-land onto bankruptcy court

The banks have been as clueless about their approach towards Jet Airways as the cash-strapped airline has been since it defaulted on its loans

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

Jet Airways requests aviation ministry not to give away its international flying rights to other Indian carriers
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Jet Airways requests aviation ministry not to give away its international flying rights to other Indian carriers

Jet Airways officials told the ministry that giving away international flying rights could impair the airline’s chance of successfully finding a buyer

Jet pilots accuse SpiceJet official of humiliating them at job interview; airline denies charges
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Jet pilots accuse SpiceJet official of humiliating them at job interview; airline denies charges

Over 1,300 pilots are on the street after Jet Airways announced halting of operations on 17 April, endangering the jobs of over 20,000 employees.

Jet Airways slot allocation to other airlines on temporary basis, move to reduce flyers' inconvenience: Govt
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Jet Airways slot allocation to other airlines on temporary basis, move to reduce flyers' inconvenience: Govt

The SBI-led consortium of lenders and Jet Airways employees unions had on Monday urged the government to secure its international landing slots to protect its valuation.

Jet Airways shares rise 6% to near 10-week high after government official rules out grounding more planes
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Jet Airways shares rise 6% to near 10-week high after government official rules out grounding more planes

Jet is in talks with leasing companies to restart operating several of its grounded aircraft, Pradeep Singh Kharola, secretary at the civil aviation ministry said

With 6 airports in its kitty, Adani Group becomes 3rd largest private operator in one single swoop
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With 6 airports in its kitty, Adani Group becomes 3rd largest private operator in one single swoop

The Adani group is marking its entry into the airports space after bagging a 50-year contract for operation, management and development of airports

Lutyens 'secret keeper' and lobbyist Deepak Talwar under scanner for links with politicians, 'illicit' aviation deals
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Lutyens 'secret keeper' and lobbyist Deepak Talwar under scanner for links with politicians, 'illicit' aviation deals

Deepak Talwar is in the custody of the Enforcement Directorate till 12 February, being confronted with voluminous documents linking him top politicians and businessmen. He is believed to have links with fugitive Vijay Mallya in a money laundering case.

Govt to proceed with sale of Air India ground handling subsidiary AIATSL with 100% divestment
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Govt to proceed with sale of Air India ground handling subsidiary AIATSL with 100% divestment

Aviation secretary, RN Choubey said that Air India's ground handling operations will be transferred to Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)

Finance ministry rejects aviation ministry's proposal to waive Air India's working capital debt of Rs 30,000 crore in one go
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Finance ministry rejects aviation ministry's proposal to waive Air India's working capital debt of Rs 30,000 crore in one go

The finance ministry, however, has not rejected the demand for a waiver of the working capital debt of Air India

ICPA opposes Air India move to recover overtime flying allowance; warns airline of 'industrial action'
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ICPA opposes Air India move to recover overtime flying allowance; warns airline of 'industrial action'

ICPA said the allowance is being paid as per a proposal cleared by the aviation ministry in January 2016.

Fuel price hike: SpiceJet CMD says current situation 'quite scary', asks govt to give domestic carriers 'level playing field'
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Fuel price hike: SpiceJet CMD says current situation 'quite scary', asks govt to give domestic carriers 'level playing field'

Ajay Singh's comments came against the backdrop of domestic carriers suffering financial reverses in the wake of rising oil prices and depreciating rupee.

Days after privatisation setback, Air India to revamp business, first class cabins on international flights to boost revenue
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Days after privatisation setback, Air India to revamp business, first class cabins on international flights to boost revenue

State-run Air India will revamp its business and first class cabins on international flights to try to boost revenues by wooing more high-paying passengers, a top company official said on Friday

'Zero tolerance' on air safety issues, asserts Suresh Prabhu, says planes with engine problems to be grounded till issues resolved
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'Zero tolerance' on air safety issues, asserts Suresh Prabhu, says planes with engine problems to be grounded till issues resolved

His remarks came against the backdrop of aviation watchdog DGCA grounding 14 A320 neo planes, operated by IndiGo and GoAir, due to problems with their Pratt & Whitney engines.

Air India privatisation: IndiGo sole domestic carrier eligible to table solo bid for ailing airline
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Air India privatisation: IndiGo sole domestic carrier eligible to table solo bid for ailing airline

However, IndiGo, the first to express an interest in acquiring national carrier Air India, will have to meet some conditions when it puts down a solo bid.

Centre's regulations for operating drones to be out in two months, will have 'appropriate constraints' in place, says Jayant Sinha
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Centre's regulations for operating drones to be out in two months, will have 'appropriate constraints' in place, says Jayant Sinha

Union minister Jayant Sinha said the regulations for operating drones are likely to be ready within two months and would be the "best in class with appropriate constraints"