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Airlines may be permitted to operate domestic flights at 75% of pre-COVID levels, says Hardeep Singh Puri
India

Airlines may be permitted to operate domestic flights at 75% of pre-COVID levels, says Hardeep Singh Puri

The civil aviation minister, however, added that the decision will depend on if or not the passenger numbers continue to remain healthy during the next 7-10 days

Govt allows airlines to serve on-board meals; passengers refusing to wear face masks can be put on no-fly lists
India

Govt allows airlines to serve on-board meals; passengers refusing to wear face masks can be put on no-fly lists

The aviation ministry also permitted the airlines to let passengers use in-flight entertainment systems on international as well as domestic flights

Kerala govt did not qualify in Thiruvananthapuram airport's bidding process, says Hardeep Singh Puri
India

Kerala govt did not qualify in Thiruvananthapuram airport's bidding process, says Hardeep Singh Puri

Puri said that despite special provision of right of first refusal being given to the Kerala govt, the KSIDC could not qualify in the bidding process for the Thiruvananthapuram airport

Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express says 85 recovered passengers discharged from hospitals
India

Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express says 85 recovered passengers discharged from hospitals

The Centre had earlier said that 149 people had been admitted to hospitals, 23 were discharged, and three were critically injured

Centre says cost-cutting in Air India is 'necessary', yearly equity infusion of Rs 600 cr not sustainable
India

Centre says cost-cutting in Air India is 'necessary', yearly equity infusion of Rs 600 cr not sustainable

Air India said it has started the process of identifying employees who will be sent on compulsory leave without pay (LWP) for up to five years.

Cancellations, confusion continue on Day 2 of domestic operations; 325 departures till 5 pm, flights remain suspended in Bengal
India

Cancellations, confusion continue on Day 2 of domestic operations; 325 departures till 5 pm, flights remain suspended in Bengal

Airports across the country handled 325 departures and 283 arrivals with 41,673 passengers till 5 pm on Tuesday even as flight cancellations continued with passengers facing difficulties

Domestic flights to resume from 25 May: Govt can dictate fare capping to private airlines only if it provides discounts on fuel, other charges
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Domestic flights to resume from 25 May: Govt can dictate fare capping to private airlines only if it provides discounts on fuel, other charges

The government will regulate fares and it will be in a fixed range with a minimum and a maximum fare already set for the route. Aviation experts wonder who gave the government advice on this matter.

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

Baggage sanitisation, thermal screening, Aarogya Setu must except for kids under 14: AAI issues SOPs for airlines, passengers
India

Baggage sanitisation, thermal screening, Aarogya Setu must except for kids under 14: AAI issues SOPs for airlines, passengers

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that needs to be followed by airlines and flyers the day after the government announced that domestic flights would resume from 25 May.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Part of civil aviation ministry's office in Delhi sealed after employee tests positive
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Part of civil aviation ministry's office in Delhi sealed after employee tests positive

An employee of the ministry, who had attended office on 15 April has tested positive for coronavirus 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: Reviewing govt order on refunds, will comply once some of its aspects are clarified, says Vistara
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Reviewing govt order on refunds, will comply once some of its aspects are clarified, says Vistara

All domestic and international commercial passenger flights have been suspended during the lockdown.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Domestic flight services likely to remain suspended after 31 March, says CAPA
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Domestic flight services likely to remain suspended after 31 March, says CAPA

Domestic air services are likely to remain suspended beyond 31 March in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to aviation consultancy CAPA

Govt mulls up to Rs 12,000 cr rescue plan for aviation sector battered after coronavirus outbreak: Report
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Govt mulls up to Rs 12,000 cr rescue plan for aviation sector battered after coronavirus outbreak: Report

The Finance Ministry is considering a proposal that includes the temporary suspension of most taxes levied on the aviation sector, including a deferment of aviation fuel tax, said the sources, who have direct knowledge of the matter.

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

Air India crisis: Cash-strapped national carrier knocks on govt door again, seeks approval to borrow Rs 2,400 cr from NSSF
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Air India crisis: Cash-strapped national carrier knocks on govt door again, seeks approval to borrow Rs 2,400 cr from NSSF

Early this month, Air India reported its highest-ever annual loss in 2018-19 fiscal due to reasons including low fleet utilisation and high fuel prices.

Air India divestment: Govt likely to sell full stake in national carrier; lukewarm response to airline's realty assets sale bid
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Air India divestment: Govt likely to sell full stake in national carrier; lukewarm response to airline's realty assets sale bid

The government may not hold any residual stake in Air India keeping in view the last year's unsuccessful privatisation bid.

Jet Airways pilots' union moves Supreme Court seeking release of interim funds from SBI
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Jet Airways pilots' union moves Supreme Court seeking release of interim funds from SBI

Embattled Jet halted all flight operations indefinitely on 17 April after its lenders rejected its plea for emergency funds