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DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international flights till 31 July, some on selected routes may be allowed
India

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

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

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
Business

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

Coronavirus Outbreak: IndiGo offers govt its aircraft, crew to transport medicine, equipment across country
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IndiGo offers govt its aircraft, crew to transport medicine, equipment across country

IndiGo on Wednesday said that it has offered Union Civil Aviation Ministry its "resources, aircraft and crew" to transport medicine, equipment and relief material from one part of the country to another

Air India sale: Govt working on proposal to allow 100% foreign direct investment in national carrier
Business

Air India sale: Govt working on proposal to allow 100% foreign direct investment in national carrier

The government is working on a proposal to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment in Air India as it moves ahead with disinvestment of the national carrier, according to sources

With rise in demand and new focus on emerging economies, international airlines add additional flights and routes to India
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With rise in demand and new focus on emerging economies, international airlines add additional flights and routes to India

In the past few years, more than 20 of the 80 international airlines that fly to India have added service, in some cases through arrangements with other airlines, called code sharing

Passengers manhandle Air India cabin crew, threaten to break open cockpit door after flight gets delayed by five hours, says airline official
India

Passengers manhandle Air India cabin crew, threaten to break open cockpit door after flight gets delayed by five hours, says airline official

Unruly passengers allegedly manhandled cabin crew members and threatened to break open the cockpit door of Air India's Boeing 747 aircraft on Thursday after their Delhi-Mumbai flight was delayed for nearly five hours due to a technical problem

Centre has no option but to privatise Air India, says Hardeep Singh Puri; Union minister calls for co-operation of employees
India

Centre has no option but to privatise Air India, says Hardeep Singh Puri; Union minister calls for co-operation of employees

Puri also said that the government was trying to address the concerns of the employees regarding issues such as job protection post privatisation, a union representative said.

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

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

Govt working on debt issue of Air India to attract buyers: Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola
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Govt working on debt issue of Air India to attract buyers: Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola

The government is working on the debt issue of national carrier Air India to make it more attractive to buyers, a top official said on Monday

IndiGo parent InterGlobe Aviation shares fall 3% after DGCA directive against PW engines
Business

IndiGo parent InterGlobe Aviation shares fall 3% after DGCA directive against PW engines

Shares of InterGlobe Aviation fell 3 percent on Tuesday after the DGCA asked IndiGo not to use A320 Neo planes which are fitted with PW engines that have already been used for over 3,000 hours, or face grounding of aircraft

Aviation industry to increase their efforts to limit carbon emissions in the long term
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Aviation industry to increase their efforts to limit carbon emissions in the long term

193 members of the ICAO are committed to working on setting a 2050 target for curbing airline CO2 emissions.

Piyush Goyal to embark on two-day visit to UAE today to seek FDI in petroleum, railways, aviation sectors
India

Piyush Goyal to embark on two-day visit to UAE today to seek FDI in petroleum, railways, aviation sectors

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal will embark on a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) starting Saturday, to attend the meeting of 7th India-UAE High-Level Task Force on Investment

DGCA detects flaws in runway maintenance work at Ahmedabad airport, AAI fails to act despite incriminating vigilance report
India

DGCA detects flaws in runway maintenance work at Ahmedabad airport, AAI fails to act despite incriminating vigilance report

The shoddy maintenance work at the airport in the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi jeopardises the safety of passengers with flights being operated under challenging circumstances.

Debt-laden Air India freezes promotions, new appointments amid stake sale preparations
Business

Debt-laden Air India freezes promotions, new appointments amid stake sale preparations

Air India has stopped giving promotions for its employees and recruiting new personnel as the government prepares for the disinvestment of the debt-laden airline, an official said on Sunday

IndiGo promoters' feud out in open: Rakesh Gangwal seeks Sebi's intervention; says even 'paan ki dukaan' would have managed better
Business

IndiGo promoters' feud out in open: Rakesh Gangwal seeks Sebi's intervention; says even 'paan ki dukaan' would have managed better

Alleging that the company has "started veering off" from the core principles and values of governance, Gangwal has said that even a paan ki dukaan (betel shop) would have managed matters with more grace.

Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri says confident Jet Airways' problems will be solved
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Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri says confident Jet Airways' problems will be solved

India’s new civil aviation minister said on Friday he is confident that problems at grounded Jet Airways Ltd will be solved, in the government’s first comments on the debt-laden carrier since it was reelected last month

Industry, exporters should not depend on subsidies; work on improving competitiveness: Piyush Goyal
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Industry, exporters should not depend on subsidies; work on improving competitiveness: Piyush Goyal

On export credit, Goyal said it was discussed in detail and a meeting has been called Friday to further deliberate on the matter

SpiceJet to hire up to 2,000 Jet Airways staff, says chairman Ajay Singh; focus to remain on narrow-body fleet
India

SpiceJet to hire up to 2,000 Jet Airways staff, says chairman Ajay Singh; focus to remain on narrow-body fleet

SpiceJet plans to hire up to 2,000 staff, including pilots and cabin crew, of the defunct Jet Airways as the no-frills carrier continues to expand its operations