Domestic Airlines News
Your holiday just got more expensive! Why flyers will have to shell out more for air tickets
Passengers will have to shell out at least 15 per cent more for air fare after oil companies raised the price of Aviation Turbine Fuel by a record 16 per cent. ATF makes up half of the operational costs of airlines in India
Why India's domestic air traffic in May 2021 is better than a year ago but poorer than April this year
In May 2021, a total of 338 passenger-related complaints were received by the scheduled domestic airlines
Centre allows airlines to operate domestic flights up to 80% of pre-COVID-19 capacity
The cap, which was at 45 percent in June, was increased to 60 percent in September. On 11 November, it was further increased to 70 percent
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
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
Domestic air passenger traffic grows by just 3.74% in 2019; expect double-digit growth soon: DGCA
The domestic air passenger traffic in December 2019 increased by 2.56 percent to 1.30 crore compared to the same month in 2018, according to data released by the DGCA on Monday.
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Aamir Khan flies economy class of domestic airline; fans applaud actor's simplicity
Aamir Khan was seen sitting quietly at a window seat, amused by the fans' reactions.
Domestic carriers may need Rs 35,000 cr capital in 3-4 years to bring down high-debt levels: Icra
In order to contain further losses, the domestic carriers have resorted to several measures, which include among others, rationalisation of non-fuel costs, network review,
Air India sale: IndiGo interested, has bandwidth to buy debt-laden airline, says govt
IndiGo had a total cash balance of Rs 9,343 crore as on 31 March, while total debt during the period stood at Rs 2,596 crore
From Ravindra Gaikwad to Diwakar Reddy: Why a no-fly list should have been ready by now
It seems despite the violence Reddy unleashed at the airport, IndiGo did allow him to fly and the ban by this and other airlines was imposed later
Indian carriers are against Qatar Airways' India plans and their points are valid; govt should take heed
Qatar Airways has been interested in traffic from India for a long time
Narendra Modi flags off Delhi-Shimla UDAN flight: With fares at Rs 2,036, here is why it makes sense
The UDAN scheme will connect 27 currently served airports, 12 underserved airports (which do not service a flight a day presently) and 31 unserved airports (which do not handle a single flight).
IndiGo alleges faulty system to calculate flight punctuality as domestic airlines fight over on-time performance
For the last few months, market leader IndiGo has seen its OTP suffer at Mumbai, prompting the airline to lodge a complaint against the way OTP data were being compiled by the Mumbai airport operator.
Cancelling a flight or denying boarding to a flier will cost airlines dear
Airlines offer a meagre amount of up to Rs 4,000 for both denied boarding and cancelling a flight.
Domestic airlines require strong promoters: India Ratings
The route disbursal guidelines, some of which mandate airlines to fly on economically inviable routes, further impact the operating margins.
Rediff Launches AirFare Search Tool
Rediff.com has launched FareSearch to enable Indians to search and compare airfares of domestic airlines.