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Tuesday, January 28, 2020



Bengaluru: Indigo flight delayed for more than 1 hour as pilot forgets 'important documents'

September 24, 2019 4:50 pm

Over 160 passengers on board had to remain seated in flight for an hour till the documents were brought. The flight which was supposed to depart at 11 am, left only by 12.05 pm.

Airlines turn to doctors with goal of limiting long flights’ negative effects

April 30, 2019 7:54 pm

Airlines have long vied to offer the most front-of-plane amenities. More recently, the competition has moved to a new area: in-flight wellness programs.

Fly often? Here are world's top 10 airlines

April 05, 2019 4:24 pm

American travel and restaurant website company TripAdvisor has released a list of the ten best airlines in the world. Sitting firmly on the first place is Singapore Airlines, followed by Qatar Airways and EVA Air.

Airbus to stop making A380 superjumbos: How the European dream became white elephant

February 14, 2019 12:43 pm

Once hailed as the industrial counterpart to Europe's single currency, the demise of a globally recognised European symbol coincides with growing political strains between Britain, France, Germany and Spain where the plane is built.

Low-cost carrier Wow Air offers services from Delhi to US, Europe via Iceland starting from Rs 13,499

May 15, 2018 10:28 pm

The airline has announced an introductory basic fare of Rs 13,499 to the Keflavik airport in Iceland's capital and from there to other destinations in North America and Europe.

Airlines liable to pay passengers for denying boarding: DGCA to Delhi High Court

February 14, 2018 4:09 pm

The Air India's counsel supported DGCA's stand that said passenger's right to claim compensation was not restricted by CAR and petitioner had not made any claim from Air India for not being permitted to travel from Delhi to Patna on December 12, 2015.

DGCA to conduct special audit of airlines

July 05, 2017 5:48 pm

IndiGo and SpiceJet have placed large orders for new aircraft. Last week, aviation think tank said the order book of Indian carriers is expected to touch 1,123 aircraft in the coming weeks with new orders from Jet Airways and Vistara.

Indian airlines slash fares on select routes as summer vacations end

June 12, 2017 12:46 pm

It will be a 3-day Monsoon special offer starting from June 12 and will continue till June 14. Usually, July-August is a lean period for airlines which comes just after the summer vacations.

What's your biggest annoyance on a long flight?

May 26, 2017 1:42 pm

Here is some interesting data and tips that you should heed for your next flight.

Govt to soon announce measures to curb high airfares: Minister

May 26, 2016 4:33 pm

Aviation regulator DGCA had last week said that discussions need to be held with airlines before any decision on fixing upper cap on ticket prices.


Kannur International Airport Set to Take Flight

December 08, 2018 2:52 pm

Kannur International Airport (KIAL), the fourth in Kerala, will be dedicated to the nation on December 9. The airport will offer better access to travellers from north Kerala and parts of Karnataka like Coorg.

How often our airlines experience technical snags: News in Numbers

July 30, 2018 2:56 am

Domestic airlines have reported the number of technical snags they have experienced. Of them all, IndiGo's numbers jump out, because it first reported 340 odd snags and when rivals reported the number suspect, it was revised to over 14,000 snags.