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India's domestic air passenger traffic fell by 11.8% in March due to coronavirus outbreak: IATA
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India's domestic air passenger traffic fell by 11.8% in March due to coronavirus outbreak: IATA

Indian domestic air passenger traffic fell by 11.8 percent in March as compared to the corresponding month last year, indicating the impact of COVID-19 on the country's aviation sector, stated global airlines body IATA on Wednesday

Coronavirus pandemic likely to hit 29 lakh jobs in Indian aviation, dependent sectors; Rs 85,000-cr revenue loss : IATA
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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

Jet Airways collapse one year-ago was a reflection of challenging environment in India: IATA
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Jet Airways collapse one year-ago was a reflection of challenging environment in India: IATA

The collapse of Jet Airways was a reflection of the challenging environment in the country, including high operating costs and a regulatory regime that restricts the ability of airlines to operate as normal commercial businesses, according to the IATA

Coronavirus Outbreak: Over 20 lakh jobs at risk in Indian aviation, dependent sectors, IATA says
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Over 20 lakh jobs at risk in Indian aviation, dependent sectors, IATA says

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: Airline ticket refunds row escalates as sector stares at huge job losses
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Airline ticket refunds row escalates as sector stares at huge job losses

Global airlines warned that 25 million jobs across the world could be at risk from the coronavirus air travel downturn, and held out against offering refunds to passengers as cash runs out

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mideast airlines lose over Rs 50,000 crore as airports shut, says IATA
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Mideast airlines lose over Rs 50,000 crore as airports shut, says IATA

Seven Middle Eastern countries have suspended all commercial flights due to a fast-spreading new virus as the aviation industry's largest trade association announced on Thursday that airlines in the region have already lost more than $7 billion in revenue

Govt mulls up to Rs 12,000 cr rescue plan for aviation sector battered after coronavirus outbreak: Report
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Govt mulls up to Rs 12,000 cr rescue plan for aviation sector battered after coronavirus outbreak: Report

The Finance Ministry is considering a proposal that includes the temporary suspension of most taxes levied on the aviation sector, including a deferment of aviation fuel tax, said the sources, who have direct knowledge of the matter.

IndiGo becomes member of global airlines body IATA; CEO says partnership will help airline share best practices
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IndiGo becomes member of global airlines body IATA; CEO says partnership will help airline share best practices

Budget carrier IndiGo on Wednesday announced that it has become a member of International Air Transport Association (IATA) which represents around 290 airlines across the world, comprising 82 percent of global air traffic

Beijing opens Daxing International airport: Mega-hub with world's biggest terminal to sport customer-service robots, facial recognition check-ins
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Beijing opens Daxing International airport: Mega-hub with world's biggest terminal to sport customer-service robots, facial recognition check-ins

Daxing is Beijing's second international airport and has been built to take the pressure off the overcrowded Beijing Capital International Airport, which often sees capacity contraints leading to issues like flight delays.

The ecological costs of airplane rides and how a small but growing trend is taking hold of the aviation industry
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The ecological costs of airplane rides and how a small but growing trend is taking hold of the aviation industry

Flying could be responsible for 300 to 700 percent more than its current carbon emissions by 2050. Options to tackle this include alternate modes of travel or offsetting. Some governments are also taking action and the airline industry is not impressed.

Indian aviation market facing tough competition; cost environment unfavourable: IATA
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Indian aviation market facing tough competition; cost environment unfavourable: IATA

Indian airlines are facing very tough competition and the cost environment too is not in their favour, IATA chief Alexandre de Juniac has said, amid more than 25-year-old Jet Airways shuttering operations

Jet Airways failure a 'wake up call' for aviation industry; part of blame at doorstep of policymakers: SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh
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Jet Airways failure a 'wake up call' for aviation industry; part of blame at doorstep of policymakers: SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet is expanding its operations and is set to take on lease 30 planes that were flown by Jet Airways

Global airlines want joint lifting of Boeing 737 MAX ban, say rift between regulators 'not in anyone's interest'
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Global airlines want joint lifting of Boeing 737 MAX ban, say rift between regulators 'not in anyone's interest'

Boeing’s best-selling jet was grounded in March after two crashes over five months killed a total of 346 people.

Weakness in global air freight demand continues on growing trade tensions: IATA
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Weakness in global air freight demand continues on growing trade tensions: IATA

Global trade volumes have fallen by one percent over the past year, while economic activity and consumer confidence continue to weaken

Airlines body IATA suspends Jet Airways from clearing house membership; move to impact refund to passengers
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Airlines body IATA suspends Jet Airways from clearing house membership; move to impact refund to passengers

Passengers who purchased Jet Airways tickets through IATA accredited travel agents can submit their refund through the IATA travel agent

SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh to chair ATT summit in Davos; meet to focus on carbon footprint reduction
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SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh to chair ATT summit in Davos; meet to focus on carbon footprint reduction

The meeting will deliberate on the challenges confronting the ATT sectors and the key takeaways should help in potential policy reforms for these industries.

'Drunk' woman verbally abuses Air India crew after being denied glass of wine, held at London's Heathrow airport
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'Drunk' woman verbally abuses Air India crew after being denied glass of wine, held at London's Heathrow airport

The cabin crew on Air India AI 131 informed the flight commander of the Simone O’Broin's unruly behaviour, and were told not to serve her more drinks. Air India filed an FIR against the passenger and she was taken into custody on landing at London's Heathrow airport.

Optimistic about aviation industry despite rising fuel prices, higher tax regime: Jet Airways boss Naresh Goyal
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Optimistic about aviation industry despite rising fuel prices, higher tax regime: Jet Airways boss Naresh Goyal

Jet Airways reported a consolidated loss of Rs 636.45 crore in FY18 despite around five percent increase in revenue due to increased costs.

Qatar Airways' chief makes sexist comment, says carrier led by man as it's a 'very challenging position'
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Qatar Airways' chief makes sexist comment, says carrier led by man as it's a 'very challenging position'

Qatar Airways' chief sparked disbelief on Tuesday by saying his carrier was led by a man because "it is a very challenging position", this even as airline bosses admitted more women should be in top roles.

IATA slams India for taxing international tickets, says 'unacceptable that global standards are being ignored'
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IATA slams India for taxing international tickets, says 'unacceptable that global standards are being ignored'

IATA CEO Alexandre de Junaic says taxation on international travel persists in India, referring to the imposition of GST and enhancement of its rates on international air tickets, especially business class.