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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
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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

Jet Airways crisis: Delhi High Court to hear in May plea for refund, alternative flights to grounded passengers
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Jet Airways crisis: Delhi High Court to hear in May plea for refund, alternative flights to grounded passengers

The plea said the sudden suspension of air services of Jet Airways has resulted in a major crisis for the passengers who were not informed about it earlier

Arun Jaitley promised to look into Jet Airways' issues; airline confident of finding new investors: CEO Vinay Dube
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Arun Jaitley promised to look into Jet Airways' issues; airline confident of finding new investors: CEO Vinay Dube

Dube said that finance minister Arun Jaitley assured to look into cash-strapped Jet Airways' issues that have forced the airline to halt operations temporarily

DGCA to seek credible revival plan from Jet Airways; will extend help within regulatory framework: Official
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DGCA to seek credible revival plan from Jet Airways; will extend help within regulatory framework: Official

After weeks of uncertainty, Jet Airways on Wednesday announced temporary suspension of its operations as it did not receive emergency funds to stay afloat.

Suresh Prabhu calls for review of issues related to Jet Airways; says will protect rights, safety of passengers
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Suresh Prabhu calls for review of issues related to Jet Airways; says will protect rights, safety of passengers

This is the second time in less than a week that Prabhu has publicly said he has called for a review of issues related to Jet Airways.

Suresh Prabhu directs aviation secretary to review Jet Airways' issues as crisis-hit airline to operate only 9 flights on Friday
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Suresh Prabhu directs aviation secretary to review Jet Airways' issues as crisis-hit airline to operate only 9 flights on Friday

Cash-strapped Jet Airways on Thursday grounded its services to and from the East and Northeast regions.

Jet Airways crisis: Suresh Prabhu rules out intervention in commercial matters of airline; says govt looking at safety aspects
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Jet Airways crisis: Suresh Prabhu rules out intervention in commercial matters of airline; says govt looking at safety aspects

In response to queries related to Jet Airways crisis, Prabhu said the ministry should not be seen to be doing any deals of any kind that would help in any way.

Jet Airways to fly 40 more planes by end April; in talks with leasing companies to restart operation of grounded aircraft
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Jet Airways to fly 40 more planes by end April; in talks with leasing companies to restart operation of grounded aircraft

Gasping for funds and no bailout on the horizon, the crisis-hit Jet Airways reduced its operations to one-fourth from over 600 daily flights earlier, with just one-third of its 119 fleet being operational.

Govt looks at providing Jet Airways' unused airport slots to other domestic airlines as an interim arrangement
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Govt looks at providing Jet Airways' unused airport slots to other domestic airlines as an interim arrangement

Cash-strapped Jet Airways, which is looking to raise fresh funds, has grounded at least 47 planes due to non-payment of lease rentals. Besides, many aircraft are on the ground due to other reasons.

Vistara gets govt approval to fly on international routes; likely to launch first overseas flight to Colombo in summer
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Vistara gets govt approval to fly on international routes; likely to launch first overseas flight to Colombo in summer

Last month, Vistara and Japan Airlines had announced a codeshare pact from 28 February, making it the fourth such tie-ups for the youngest full-service domestic carrier.

Boeing 737 Max grounding: Aviation Ministry calls meeting at 4 pm with airlines for contingency plan
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Boeing 737 Max grounding: Aviation Ministry calls meeting at 4 pm with airlines for contingency plan

A number of flights have been cancelled following the grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft,

Crisis-hit Jet Airways defaults on foreign loan repayment; Etihad Airways likely to infuse around Rs 1,600-1,900 crore
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Crisis-hit Jet Airways defaults on foreign loan repayment; Etihad Airways likely to infuse around Rs 1,600-1,900 crore

Jet Airways, which has been in service for 25 years, has been grappling with acute financial woes that have forced it to ground around 50 planes

AirAsia India seeks permission from civil aviation ministry to start overseas flights; plans to target Southeast Asian countries
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AirAsia India seeks permission from civil aviation ministry to start overseas flights; plans to target Southeast Asian countries

The report added that AirAsia India's application will be considered by the group of ministers (GoM) headed by the finance minister

Jet Airways says lenders, other stakeholders working on resolution plan; airline considers changes in board of directors
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Jet Airways says lenders, other stakeholders working on resolution plan; airline considers changes in board of directors

Amid concerns over Jet Airways' financial position, the airline said it continues to ensure that the safety and operations are not impacted.

Govt working on domestic production of aircraft, to join hands with major global players: Suresh Prabhu
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Govt working on domestic production of aircraft, to join hands with major global players: Suresh Prabhu

Prabhu warned that if MRO work is not carried out in the country then the government will be loosing out lot of money, besides job opportunities.

GoAir grounds 7 P&W engines-powered A320 Neos; civil aviation ministry set to review glitches
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GoAir grounds 7 P&W engines-powered A320 Neos; civil aviation ministry set to review glitches

The Mumbai-headquartered GoAir has 49 planes in the fleet and 30 of them are Airbus A320 Neos.

Surging passenger numbers, policy promises dot turbulent skies in 2018; cut-throat competition pushes airlines into red
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Surging passenger numbers, policy promises dot turbulent skies in 2018; cut-throat competition pushes airlines into red

Despite high passenger growth, domestic airlines remained financially vulnerable as surge in oil prices, rupee depreciation and inability to raise fares amid intense competition crimped their earnings.

Upper cap on airfares is need of the hour to discourage predatory pricing, says Parliamentary panel
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Upper cap on airfares is need of the hour to discourage predatory pricing, says Parliamentary panel

There have been concerns in various quarters about high airfares even as the civil aviation ministry has been maintaining that air ticket prices are neither controlled nor approved by the government.

IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Kolkata after smoke engulfs aircraft mid-air; govt agency launches probe
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IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Kolkata after smoke engulfs aircraft mid-air; govt agency launches probe

A Jaipur-Kolkata IndiGo flight with 136 passengers on board made an emergency landing in Kolkata after smoke engulfed the plane mid-air, prompting the government to order a probe, an official said Tuesday.