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Rahul Bhatia's InterGlobe Enterprises joins list of bidders for bankrupt airline Virgin Australia
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Rahul Bhatia's InterGlobe Enterprises joins list of bidders for bankrupt airline Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia is one of the first major airlines to seek bankruptcy protection in response to the pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: 3-year-old Indian girl among 73 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore; total tally crosses 600
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Coronavirus Outbreak: 3-year-old Indian girl among 73 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore; total tally crosses 600

The 73 new cases reported on Wednesday has brought the total number of COVID-19 cases in Singapore to 631, the health ministry said.

Two senior citizens become first to die of COVID-19 in Singapore; confirmed cases in city-state climb to 385
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Two senior citizens become first to die of COVID-19 in Singapore; confirmed cases in city-state climb to 385

Singapore on Friday confirmed 40 new COVID-19 cases, including 30 imported infections, taking the total number to 385 in the country. The two fatalities included the woman and a 64-year-old Indonesian man who died on Saturday, the health ministry said.

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.

'We are evaluating Air India', says Vistara chairman Bhaskar Bhat on national carrier's disinvestment
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'We are evaluating Air India', says Vistara chairman Bhaskar Bhat on national carrier's disinvestment

Vistara, a joint venture between India’s Tata Group and Singapore Airlines, is considering a bid for the government’s stake in state-run carrier Air India, Vistara’s chairman said on Monday, according to local media reports

Singapore Airlines cuts capacity by 10%, freezes hiring of ground staff as coronavirus takes toll
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Singapore Airlines cuts capacity by 10%, freezes hiring of ground staff as coronavirus takes toll

Singapore Airlines Ltd has cut nearly 10 percent of its capacity, frozen recruitment for ground positions and deferred spending as it deals with lower demand due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters

Demand for private jets surges as coronavirus keeps airlines away from China; aviation sector under pressure due to travel bans, nervous crew
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Demand for private jets surges as coronavirus keeps airlines away from China; aviation sector under pressure due to travel bans, nervous crew

The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus outbreak, which has killed more than 1,300 people in China, has led premium Asian airlines like Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd and Singapore Airlines Ltd to drastically cuts their flight schedules

Air India stake sale: Tata Sons chief N Chandrasekaran say it's too early to take a call on bid for national airline
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Air India stake sale: Tata Sons chief N Chandrasekaran say it's too early to take a call on bid for national airline

The Central government last month issued a preliminary information memorandum (PIM), initiating the process to divest its entire stake in Air India

IndiGo, Vistara, SpiceJet, Singapore Airlines to launch new flights to domestic, international destinations
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IndiGo, Vistara, SpiceJet, Singapore Airlines to launch new flights to domestic, international destinations

IndiGo said that Mizoram would be the sixth amongst the eight north-eastern sister states to be connected to its large domestic and international network.

Vistara announces launch of Delhi-Kathmandu daily direct flights from 11 February; introductory return fare starts at Rs 9,999
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Vistara announces launch of Delhi-Kathmandu daily direct flights from 11 February; introductory return fare starts at Rs 9,999

Kathmandu will be Vistara's fifth international destination after the airline launched its global operations in August last year, the airline stated in a release.

With rise in demand and new focus on emerging economies, international airlines add additional flights and routes to India
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With rise in demand and new focus on emerging economies, international airlines add additional flights and routes to India

In the past few years, more than 20 of the 80 international airlines that fly to India have added service, in some cases through arrangements with other airlines, called code sharing

Vistara announces low fares on 5th anniversary: Tickets start from Rs 995 on domestic routes, offer ends today
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Vistara announces low fares on 5th anniversary: Tickets start from Rs 995 on domestic routes, offer ends today

This sale is not applicable to group and infant bookings and is valid on direct flights only, Vistara said.

Air India, AI Express, several foreign carriers rerouting flights that usually take Iranian airspace; delay in flight arrivals expected
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Air India, AI Express, several foreign carriers rerouting flights that usually take Iranian airspace; delay in flight arrivals expected

Several major airlines, including India's national carrier Air India, said on Wednesday they were re-routing flights to avoid airspace over Iraq and Iran

From bees on windscreen to snakes in cockpit, a look at how reptiles and rodents can threaten aviation safety
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From bees on windscreen to snakes in cockpit, a look at how reptiles and rodents can threaten aviation safety

Scottish traveller Moira Boxall was shocked to discover a live spotted python in her suitcase after when she reached home in Glasgow after a long flight from Adelaide.

Vistara to launch international operations next month; to operate two flights daily to Singapore from New Delhi, Mumbai
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Vistara to launch international operations next month; to operate two flights daily to Singapore from New Delhi, Mumbai

After the launch of the services to Singapore, Vistara will expand its footprint to other international markets going forward, the airline said.

Unauthorised drones cause delays and diversions of flights at Singapore Airport, again; 38 air transports were affected last week
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Unauthorised drones cause delays and diversions of flights at Singapore Airport, again; 38 air transports were affected last week

Flight operations at the busy Changi Airport, Singapore was hit due to unauthorised drone activities. The Civil Aviation Authorities of Singapore said that approximately 15 departures and three arrivals were delayed, while seven flights were diverted. Last week, 38 flights were affected when drones were sighted in the vicinity of the airport.

Vistara promoters pump capital of over Rs 4,000 cr into airline over 12 months as it prepares for overseas operations
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Vistara promoters pump capital of over Rs 4,000 cr into airline over 12 months as it prepares for overseas operations

The fund infusion of Rs 4,020 crore has taken Vistara's paid-up capital to Rs 5,640 crore. The fund infusion came following the shrinking operations of some of the airlines

Vinod Kannan to take over as Vistara's chief strategy officer in June; appointment amid carrier’s preparation to fly overseas
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Vinod Kannan to take over as Vistara's chief strategy officer in June; appointment amid carrier’s preparation to fly overseas

Currently, Sanjiv Kapoor is both chief commercial officer as well as chief strategy officer at Vistara, a joint venture between Tatas and Singapore Airlines.

Boeing 737 MAX 8 woes crimp Asian airlines' growth plans amid Boeing's claims to make aircraft model safer
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Boeing 737 MAX 8 woes crimp Asian airlines' growth plans amid Boeing's claims to make aircraft model safer

So far, regional carriers have managed to avoid major disruptions, but analysts expect that idling the MAX 8, a fuel-efficient update of Boeing's popular 737, will crimp growth plans in the near future.