The remarks have come days after private carrier IndiGo said it would lay off 10 percent of its workforce due to COVID-19-induced economic crisis
IndiGo to lay off 10% of workforce as COVID-19 hits business; affected employees to get notice, severance pay
Over 2,300 employees will lose their jobs even as IndiGo continues to fly a small percentage of its full fleet of 250 airplanes in view of the coronavirus pandemic
Strong winds cause Spicejet ladder to crash into parked IndiGo aircraft at Mumbai airport; right wing, engine cowling damaged
An IndiGo aircraft was hit by a SpiceJet ladder due to strong winds at Mumbai Airport on Saturday morning leading to some damage to wings and engine cowling
COVID-19 Impact: DGCA extends deadline for IndiGo, GoAir to replace unmodified PW engines to 31 August
Indian aviation regulator, DGCA, on Monday extended the deadline for IndiGo and GoAir to replace all the 60 unmodified Pratt and Whitney (PW) engines on their A320neo planes from 31 May to 31 August, as supply chain has been impacted due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown
Delhi-Pune, Mumbai-Patna, Ahmedabad-Delhi among first flights to take off as domestic air services resume after two months
Indian skies will open up for domestic passenger services from Monday after a gap of two months, with Delhi-Pune and Mumbai-Patna flights being among the first to take off, aviation industry sources said
Airline stocks gain after govt announces resumption of domestic flight services 25 May; IndiGo surges over 7%
Aviation stocks gained after the government announced that domestic airline operations will resume on 25 May.
Aviation stocks rally up to 10% after govt announces domestic passenger flights to resume from Monday
Aviation stocks on Thursday rallied up to 10 percent in opening trade after the government announced that domestic passenger flight services will resume from 25 May in a calibrated manner
Coronavirus pandemic likely to hit 29 lakh jobs in Indian aviation, dependent sectors; Rs 85,000-cr revenue loss : IATA
The coronavirus pandemic is expected to impact more than 29 lakh jobs in the Indian aviation and dependent industries, global airlines' grouping IATA said on Friday
IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta told employees on Thursday that the airline has decided to roll back the pay cuts, which were announced earlier for senior staff members, for the month of April in deference to the "government's wishes"
Coronavirus Impact: Two SpiceJet lessors in talks to terminate contracts, reclaim planes over missed payments, says report
One of the leasing companies started to pull out a few planes earlier this year after SpiceJet failed to pay maintenance fees due since late last year
IndiGo seeks deferring aircraft lease rental payments by 6 months as suspension of flight services hit financial position
As per IndiGo's December quarter earnings presentation, the net outgo towards aircraft and engine rental payments during the three months at Rs 134.30 crore.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Aviation stocks fall after DGCA directive to stop bookings for travel after 3 May
Airline stocks fell up to 5.5 percent on Monday after regulator DGCA directed airlines to stop taking bookings for travel after 3 May
More than 20 lakh jobs are at risk in India's aviation space and dependent sectors in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to global airlines' grouping IATA
Coronavirus Outbreak: Airlines decline refund to customers for cancelled tickets amid lockdown extension
With the nationwide lockdown extended till 3 May, domestic airlines have again decided not to refund customers in cash for their cancelled flights and instead have offered them rescheduling of tickets for a later date without any additional fee
IndiGo on Tuesday said it will resume flight services from 4 May in a phased manner
Airline and oil marketing stocks on Monday fell as crude oil prices surged after OPEC and its allies agreed to cut down on crude production
IndiGo employee dies of coronavirus infection; 50-year-old is India's first aviation personnel to lose life due to COVID-19
Budget carrier IndiGo on Saturday said one of its staff passed away due to coronavirus infection in Chennai
Coronavirus Outbreak: IndiGo to suspend meal service for some time, will fill only 50% seats in airport buses post-lockdown
Once the coronavirus lockdown is over in India and commercial passenger flights are permitted again, IndiGo will deep clean its aircraft more frequently, stop in-flight meal service for a brief period and will fill the maximum 50 percent seats in airport buses, airline's CEO Ronojoy Dutta said on Friday
Coronavirus Outbreak: DGCA issues guidelines for aircraft storage, their return to service post-lockdown period
Cargo flights, offshore helicopter operations, medical evacuation flights and special flights permitted by the DGCA are allowed to operate during this lockdown.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Air Deccan ceases operations, all employees put on sabbatical without pay; management to hold meeting next week
While other airlines have introduced various cost cutting measures such as laying off pilots, leave without pay and salary cuts, Air Deccan is the first casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.