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With airlines' mounting losses, FIA seeks concessions from civil aviation ministry
Business

With airlines' mounting losses, FIA seeks concessions from civil aviation ministry

Airlines are battling tough business conditions amid rising fuel prices, rupee depreciation and intense competition.

FDI in airlines: IB raises red flag over 100% investment, says aviation 'highly sensitive sector'
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FDI in airlines: IB raises red flag over 100% investment, says aviation 'highly sensitive sector'

The IB has suggested that the existing substantial ownership and effective control requirement should be retained.

Air India to launch direct flights to Los Angeles and Houston after Washington DC
India

Air India to launch direct flights to Los Angeles and Houston after Washington DC

Air India is looking to significantly expand its operations in the US.

Ravindra Gaikwad's assault on Air India staffer: Netas across party lines react, demand action
India

Ravindra Gaikwad's assault on Air India staffer: Netas across party lines react, demand action

Leaders across party lines have reacted sharply to the incident where a Shiv Sena MP thrashed an Air India staffer and demanded strict penal action against the legislator, terming the incident as "sad and unfortunate".

After Air India fracas, Ravindra Gaikwad barred from flying, but Shiv Sena MP will not say sorry
India

After Air India fracas, Ravindra Gaikwad barred from flying, but Shiv Sena MP will not say sorry

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who assaulted an AI official at Delhi Airport, was on Friday barred from flying by Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA), sources reported.

Group of ministers discusses draft aviation policy
Business

Group of ministers discusses draft aviation policy

The draft aviation policy, rolled out last October, contains several provisions like two per cent levy on all air tickets to fund regional connectivity and tax sops, among others, which would have financial implications when the policy comes for implementation.

Civil aviation ministry may tweak norms for Indian carriers to fly abroad: sources
Business

Civil aviation ministry may tweak norms for Indian carriers to fly abroad: sources

The development assumes significance in view of the fact that new player AirAsia India has demanded scrapping the 5/20 norm wherein another startup airline Vistara deferred its plans to induct more planes in its fleet, after the government failed to take a decision on the issue last year.

AirAsia adds more flights to Guwahati, Goa from Delhi
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AirAsia adds more flights to Guwahati, Goa from Delhi

With this increase in frequency, the airline will operate 38 flights connecting 10 destinations across India, it said.

Norms on flying abroad: PM Modi steps in, asks aviation ministry to hold talks with airlines
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Norms on flying abroad: PM Modi steps in, asks aviation ministry to hold talks with airlines

The 5/20 rule bars domestic airlines from flying overseas unless they have completed five years of domestic flying and have a fleet of 20 aircraft.

Work still in progress on changes to 5/20 norms: civil aviation ministry
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Work still in progress on changes to 5/20 norms: civil aviation ministry

The proposed rules stipulate that a new start-up domestic airline will only be allowed to operate on those international routes to begin with, which are more than six hours of flight from India.

Tatas' move to gain management control in AirAsia India may raise questions
Business

Tatas' move to gain management control in AirAsia India may raise questions

According to multiple sources, Tata Sons may be already in discussions with Telestra Tradeplace's Arun Bhatia for buying out much or all of his 21 percent stake in AirAsia India at undisclosed valuations.

Govt gets Rs 5,814 cr revenue from AAI in four years
Economy

Govt gets Rs 5,814 cr revenue from AAI in four years

Raju said the ministry has requested the finance ministry to reduce the "burden of service tax on MRO work and state governments to reduce VAT (Value Added Tax) on aircraft parts to reduce overall maintenance charges of aircraft".

For flyers, Mumbai-Dubai was the most sought after route in 2014
Business

For flyers, Mumbai-Dubai was the most sought after route in 2014

Dubai was the most preferred destination for Indians in 2014, Mumbai-Dubai sector was the busiest international city pair for travel with as many as 17.5 lakh people flying between the two

Major airlines oppose govt's plan to relax norms on flying abroad
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Major airlines oppose govt's plan to relax norms on flying abroad

At present, the rule, popularly known as 5/20 rule, makes it mandatory for the domestic airlines to fly on domestic routes for five years and have a 20-plane fleet before going international.

No stay on flying permit granted to AirAsia India: Delhi HC
India

No stay on flying permit granted to AirAsia India: Delhi HC

HC said there's no urgency as the flying permit will be subject to the outcome of the petition challenging approvals being granted to AirAsia India deal,

 DGCA examining AirAsia India's application for flying permit
India

DGCA examining AirAsia India's application for flying permit

Without giving any time-frame of when the airline would get the permit, official sources said the process of examining AirAsia India's application has since been started.

AirAsia India inches closer to flying permit
India

AirAsia India inches closer to flying permit

AirAsia India was also granted in-principle approval for import of 10 Airbus A-320-200 aircraft in December last year.