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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

Jet Airways crisis: US Exim Bank to seize all Boeing 777 aircraft as lenders yet to release interim funds to ailing airline
Business

Jet Airways crisis: US Exim Bank to seize all Boeing 777 aircraft as lenders yet to release interim funds to ailing airline

Meanwhile, Punjab National Bank (PNB) managing director Sunil Mehta said on Tuesday that lenders to the cash-strapped Jet Airways are committed to reviving the air carrier but nothing has been finalised yet.

SpiceJet to induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft on dry lease; move aims to reduce flight cancellation, expand presence
Business

SpiceJet to induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft on dry lease; move aims to reduce flight cancellation, expand presence

Ajay Singh, chairman and managing director, SpiceJet said this is the first lot of Boeing 737s that the airline is inducting in its fleet.

Jet Airways' lenders to invite bids for stake sale on 6 April; ready to look at other options
Business

Jet Airways' lenders to invite bids for stake sale on 6 April; ready to look at other options

After taking stock of the current situation at cash-strapped Jet Airways, which is currently operating less than 30 planes, the lenders said they would pursue resolution plan for the carrier in a time-bound manner under the present legal and regulatory framework.

DGCA denies reports on calling airlines' meet today to discuss airfare rise after flight cancellations
Business

DGCA denies reports on calling airlines' meet today to discuss airfare rise after flight cancellations

According to the official, after the DGCA grounded all 12 of SpiceJet's 737 Max aircraft on 13 March following the Ethiopian Airlines crash, the problem of rising airfares in Indian market "aggravated".

Only 70 out of 119 Jet Airways aircraft operational, more planes likely to be grounded: DGCA
Business

Only 70 out of 119 Jet Airways aircraft operational, more planes likely to be grounded: DGCA

The official described the situation as "dynamic", indicating more aircraft of Jet Airways could be grounded.

IndiGo cancels 130 flights today, around 10% of budget carrier's operations; services to normalise from 31 March
Business

IndiGo cancels 130 flights today, around 10% of budget carrier's operations; services to normalise from 31 March

IndiGo has not pulled out any additional flights other than the schedule cancellations but refused to issue a stateme

IndiGo pulls out 30 flights as pilot shortage continues to hamper operations, says cancellations to go on for a few more days
Business

IndiGo pulls out 30 flights as pilot shortage continues to hamper operations, says cancellations to go on for a few more days

IndiGo has cancelled 30 flights on Tuesday due to the on-going pilot shortages. Most flights have been cancelled from Kolkata, Hyderabad and Chennai.

Cash-strapped Jet Airways cancels 14 flights as pilots report 'sick' over non-payment of salaries
Business

Cash-strapped Jet Airways cancels 14 flights as pilots report 'sick' over non-payment of salaries

Jet Airways has partially paid the salaries of these staff members for September even as the full salaries of October and November remain unpaid.

Air passenger charter a cosmetic courtesy that lets airlines off easy, offers customers cold comfort
Business

Air passenger charter a cosmetic courtesy that lets airlines off easy, offers customers cold comfort

At first flight, the offerings of the passenger charter offers a fresh wind beneath the wings of Indian aviation. My goodness, the government cares. But come a little closer and it is open to a not so buoyant scrutiny.

Air Passenger Charter: Govt promises relief on cancellation charges, refunds for delays and cheaper F&B at airports
Business

Air Passenger Charter: Govt promises relief on cancellation charges, refunds for delays and cheaper F&B at airports

Government's draft Air Passenger Charter will be put up for public consultations and then notified within a month.

Government delivers some good news for flyers: No charges if you cancel tickets within 24 hours of a booking
Business

Government delivers some good news for flyers: No charges if you cancel tickets within 24 hours of a booking

New Delhi rules that air ticket cancellation charges must not be higher than the base fare plus fuel charge.

Air India proposal to slap graded fine upto Rs 15 lakh would never take off; here's why
Business

Air India proposal to slap graded fine upto Rs 15 lakh would never take off; here's why

How is Air India going to recover the fine in the face of this most practical difficulty?

After power outage, Delta Airlines limping back to normality
News & Analysis

After power outage, Delta Airlines limping back to normality

Delta Air Lines faces a "time-consuming process" to restore normal operations and get stranded passengers to their destinations after a power outage caused more than 1,600 flight cancellations over two days, a top executive said on Tuesday.

Cancelling a flight or denying boarding to a flier will cost airlines dear
Business

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.

Stopping bookings isn't the answer, SpiceJet should be penalised for last minute cancellations
Corporate

Stopping bookings isn't the answer, SpiceJet should be penalised for last minute cancellations

Stopping bookings could jeopardise the process by which the airline may be trying to bring in investors. The airline should instead be penalised for last-minute cancellations and should be directed to inform all passengers in advance about any delays/cancella

Mallaya urges striking pilots not to 'disgrace' the airline
Business

Mallaya urges striking pilots not to 'disgrace' the airline

Kingfisher Airline's promoter Vijay Mallaya asks the striking pilots to not disgrace the airline as it would hurt the recapitalisation efforts.