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Coronavirus pandemic likely to hit 29 lakh jobs in Indian aviation, dependent sectors; Rs 85,000-cr revenue loss : IATA
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Coronavirus pandemic likely to hit 29 lakh jobs in Indian aviation, dependent sectors; Rs 85,000-cr revenue loss : IATA

The coronavirus pandemic is expected to impact more than 29 lakh jobs in the Indian aviation and dependent industries, global airlines' grouping IATA said on Friday

International air passenger capacity for India reduced by 89% in April due to COVID-19: UN
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International air passenger capacity for India reduced by 89% in April due to COVID-19: UN

International passenger capacity for India reduced by 89 percent so far this month due to the COVID-19 pandemic as compared to a “business-as-usual” scenario, according to the latest projections from the United Nations specialised agency for international civil aviation

IndiGo rolls back pay cut in April salary of employees in deference to govt's wishes
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IndiGo rolls back pay cut in April salary of employees in deference to govt's wishes

IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta told employees on Thursday that the airline has decided to roll back the pay cuts, which were announced earlier for senior staff members, for the month of April in deference to the "government's wishes"

Virgin Australia collapses; enters voluntary administration after being hit by coronavirus crisis
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Virgin Australia collapses; enters voluntary administration after being hit by coronavirus crisis

Australia’s second-biggest airline, Virgin Australia, collapsed on Tuesday, putting 16,000 jobs under threat as the cash-strapped carrier announced that it entered voluntary administration to recapitalise the business after being battered by the coronavirus pandemic, which has crippled the global airline industry

Coronavirus Impact: Air passenger traffic may witness 30% negative growth this fiscal from earlier estimate of 25%, says CARE Ratings
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Coronavirus Impact: Air passenger traffic may witness 30% negative growth this fiscal from earlier estimate of 25%, says CARE Ratings

Air passenger traffic is expected to log a 30 percent negative growth during this fiscal from an earlier estimate of a 20-25 percent negative growth amid coronavirus pandemic, rating agency CARE Ratings said on Tuesday

Coronavirus Outbreak: Consumer forum demands air ticket refunds on travel date basis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Consumer forum demands air ticket refunds on travel date basis

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: Domestic, international flight restrictions to be lifted when COVID-19 is controlled, says minister
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Domestic, international flight restrictions to be lifted when COVID-19 is controlled, says minister

Restrictions on domestic and international flights will be lifted when the government is confident that the spread of coronavirus has been controlled, and poses no danger to Indians, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Monday, amidst reports of some airlines doing open bookings

Coronavirus Outbreak: AirAsia India cuts staff salaries by up to 20% for April to tackle airline’s finances
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Coronavirus Outbreak: AirAsia India cuts staff salaries by up to 20% for April to tackle airline’s finances

AirAsia India has cut the April salary of its staff by up to 20 percent to tackle the airline’s finances amid the suspension of all commercial services till 3 May due to the lockdown, a source has said

Coronavirus Outbreak: Aviation stocks fall after DGCA directive to stop bookings for travel after 3 May
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Aviation stocks fall after DGCA directive to stop bookings for travel after 3 May

Airline stocks fell up to 5.5 percent on Monday after regulator DGCA directed airlines to stop taking bookings for travel after 3 May

Haven't received any govt notice on bookings open from 4 May: Vistara, AirAsia India
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Haven't received any govt notice on bookings open from 4 May: Vistara, AirAsia India

A day after Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri advised airlines to open bookings only after the government takes a decision on resuming passenger flight services, Vistara and AirAsia India said on Sunday they have not received any notice from the aviation ministry on this matter

Jet Airways collapse one year-ago was a reflection of challenging environment in India: IATA
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Jet Airways collapse one year-ago was a reflection of challenging environment in India: IATA

The collapse of Jet Airways was a reflection of the challenging environment in the country, including high operating costs and a regulatory regime that restricts the ability of airlines to operate as normal commercial businesses, according to the IATA

Coronavirus Outbreak: Over 20 lakh jobs at risk in Indian aviation, dependent sectors, IATA says
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Over 20 lakh jobs at risk in Indian aviation, dependent sectors, IATA says

More than 20 lakh jobs are at risk in India's aviation space and dependent sectors in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to global airlines' grouping IATA

Coronavirus Outbreak: Aviation ministry likely to come up with guidelines on refunds for cancelled flight tickets
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Aviation ministry likely to come up with guidelines on refunds for cancelled flight tickets

The Civil Aviation Ministry on Thursday said it is deliberating upon forming a set of guidelines on refunds for flight ticket cancellations due to coronavirus lockdown

A year after Jet Airways grounding, wishes to go back in time, hopes of revival dot the firmament
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A year after Jet Airways grounding, wishes to go back in time, hopes of revival dot the firmament

"Wish I could go back in time", yearns a pilot who was in the cockpit of a Jet Airways plane that landed little past midnight at Mumbai airport on April, 2019. Not many thought it will be the last flight of the once-storied carrier, where scores of pilots and other staff served for at least two decades

Coronavirus Outbreak: Airlines decline refund to customers for cancelled tickets amid lockdown extension
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Airlines decline refund to customers for cancelled tickets amid lockdown extension

With the nationwide lockdown extended till 3 May, domestic airlines have again decided not to refund customers in cash for their cancelled flights and instead have offered them rescheduling of tickets for a later date without any additional fee

Coronavirus Outbreak: IndiGo says will resume flight services from 4 May in phased manner
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IndiGo says will resume flight services from 4 May in phased manner

IndiGo on Tuesday said it will resume flight services from 4 May in a phased manner

IndiGo employee dies of coronavirus infection; 50-year-old is India's first aviation personnel to lose life due to COVID-19
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IndiGo employee dies of coronavirus infection; 50-year-old is India's first aviation personnel to lose life due to COVID-19

Budget carrier IndiGo on Saturday said one of its staff passed away due to coronavirus infection in Chennai

Coronavirus Outbreak: Airline ticket refunds row escalates as sector stares at huge job losses
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Airline ticket refunds row escalates as sector stares at huge job losses

Global airlines warned that 25 million jobs across the world could be at risk from the coronavirus air travel downturn, and held out against offering refunds to passengers as cash runs out

Coronavirus Outbreak: Air India suspends contract of around 200 pilots as almost all planes grounded
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Air India suspends contract of around 200 pilots as almost all planes grounded

Air India on Thursday temporarily suspended the contracts of around 200 pilots, who were re-employed after retirement, as all domestic and international commercial passenger flights have been suspended in the country till 14 April to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior official said

SpiceJet employees entitled for flying allowance to get salaries in two parts; lowest pay grades to be unaffected by pay cut decision
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SpiceJet employees entitled for flying allowance to get salaries in two parts; lowest pay grades to be unaffected by pay cut decision

According to a senior official in SpiceJet, there were some employees who had got just a few thousand rupees in their bank accounts from the company as salary till now.