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Airlines may be permitted to operate domestic flights at 75% of pre-COVID levels, says Hardeep Singh Puri
India

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

Airlines to give full refund for tickets booked during lockdown period: DGCA proposes in SC
India

Airlines to give full refund for tickets booked during lockdown period: DGCA proposes in SC

The DGCA also said that if airlines are not able to refund the amount, they shall provide a credit shell equal to the amount of fare collected

Hardeep Singh Puri says will send proposal for 'further' privatisation of airports to Union Cabinet tomorrow
India

Hardeep Singh Puri says will send proposal for 'further' privatisation of airports to Union Cabinet tomorrow

Last year, airports in Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Guwahati were cleared for operation, management, development through public-private partnership model

Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express says 85 recovered passengers discharged from hospitals
India

Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express says 85 recovered passengers discharged from hospitals

The Centre had earlier said that 149 people had been admitted to hospitals, 23 were discharged, and three were critically injured

Air India says employees won't be laid off, but cuts allowance pay by 50%
India

Air India says employees won't be laid off, but cuts allowance pay by 50%

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

Air India, Air India Express to fly 'approved' UAE residents between 12 and 26 July in outbound Vande Bharat Mission flights
India

Air India, Air India Express to fly 'approved' UAE residents between 12 and 26 July in outbound Vande Bharat Mission flights

Only 'ICA-approved UAE residents' will be allowed to fly on the outward journey of Air India and Air India Express, the civil aviation ministry said

US imposes restrictions on chartered flights under Vande Bharat Mission, cites 'discriminatory and restrictive' practices on India's part
India

US imposes restrictions on chartered flights under Vande Bharat Mission, cites 'discriminatory and restrictive' practices on India's part

The US Department of Transportation has barred Air India from operating chartered flights between India and the United States from 22 July without its prior approval

Coronavirus Outbreak: Domestic, international flight restrictions to be lifted when COVID-19 is controlled, says minister
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Domestic, international flight restrictions to be lifted when COVID-19 is controlled, says minister

Restrictions on domestic and international flights will be lifted when the government is confident that the spread of coronavirus has been controlled, and poses no danger to Indians, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Monday, amidst reports of some airlines doing open bookings

Haven't received any govt notice on bookings open from 4 May: Vistara, AirAsia India
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Haven't received any govt notice on bookings open from 4 May: Vistara, AirAsia India

A day after Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri advised airlines to open bookings only after the government takes a decision on resuming passenger flight services, Vistara and AirAsia India said on Sunday they have not received any notice from the aviation ministry on this matter

Coronavirus Outbreak: Aviation ministry likely to come up with guidelines on refunds for cancelled flight tickets
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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

Coronavirus Outbreak: Airlines decline refund to customers for cancelled tickets amid lockdown extension
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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

Delhi High Court seeks response of Centre, DGCA, IndiGo, GoAir on PIL seeking grounding of A320neo aircraft
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Delhi High Court seeks response of Centre, DGCA, IndiGo, GoAir on PIL seeking grounding of A320neo aircraft

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought responses of the Centre, aviation regulator DGCA, Indigo and GoAir on a plea seeking grounding of A320neo aircraft with faulty engines

PMO issues strict guidelines for weeding out corrupt bureaucrats; over 1,000 disciplinary records being scrutinised
India

PMO issues strict guidelines for weeding out corrupt bureaucrats; over 1,000 disciplinary records being scrutinised

After reviewing ongoing action against corrupt bureaucrats, the Prime Minister Office (PMO) has decided that Central government departments must examine and submit a list of deadwood and dishonest officers every few months to increase trust and transparency in the system

State-owned oil companies say Air India not honouring Rs 100 cr per month payment promise
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State-owned oil companies say Air India not honouring Rs 100 cr per month payment promise

State-owned oil companies on Tuesday accused Air India of not honouring its commitment to pay Rs 100 crore every month to clear overdue ATF outstanding of over Rs 5,000 crore and will be forced to snap supplies at major airports from Friday if no solution is offered

Aviation scam: CBI files chargesheet against corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, associates
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Aviation scam: CBI files chargesheet against corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, associates

The CBI on Monday filed a charge sheet against corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar in connection with an aviation scam which allegedly led to losses for Air India.

Udan scheme crucial for growth of NE region to provide affordable aviation: Hardeep Singh Puri
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Udan scheme crucial for growth of NE region to provide affordable aviation: Hardeep Singh Puri

The aviation ministry had launched the Udan (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) scheme in October 2016 to stimulate regional air connectivity

Air India to reduce fare for flights to-and-fro Srinagar till 15 August, says company spokesperson after Civil Aviation Ministry advises to rein in surging airfare for pilgrims
India

Air India to reduce fare for flights to-and-fro Srinagar till 15 August, says company spokesperson after Civil Aviation Ministry advises to rein in surging airfare for pilgrims

Air India spokesperson Dhananjay Kumar said, 'Air India has decided to cap the fare at Rs 9500 for all our flights to and from Srinagar till 15 August'. The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Saturday advised airlines to rein in the surging airfare, for pilgrims returning from the Amarnath Yatra.

Arun Kumar appointed as DGCA chief; Haryana cadre IAS officer also headed aviation regulation body as additional charge since May
India

Arun Kumar appointed as DGCA chief; Haryana cadre IAS officer also headed aviation regulation body as additional charge since May

Arun Kumar, additional secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, will now be holding the full-time charge of the head of aviation regulator DGCA, an official order said on Tuesday

Centre to go ahead with Air India disinvestment; Ministry of Civil Aviation says support from govt has led to improved performance
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Centre to go ahead with Air India disinvestment; Ministry of Civil Aviation says support from govt has led to improved performance

The government failed last year in its attempt to sell a 76 percent stake in loss-making Air India due to a lack of interest from bidders but said it would return with an alternative proposal soon

Investigative agencies unearth Vijay Mallya-Deepak Talwar close links, find messages exchanged between duo, associates
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Investigative agencies unearth Vijay Mallya-Deepak Talwar close links, find messages exchanged between duo, associates

In February this year, the ED had claimed before a Delhi court that corporate lobbyist Talwar had links with Vijay Mallya in a money laundering case.