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AIRLINES NEWS

Chinese ditch flying (and blind dates) in blow to airlines

February 08, 2021 1:54 pm

About 10% of flights have been canceled over the coming fortnight, according to a BNEF report dated Feb. 3, which said China Southern Airlines Co. appears most affected with almost one-third of flights scrapped.

Revealed: 20 of the world's safest airlines for COVID-19 compliance

January 06, 2021 9:37 am

These airlines have gone above and beyond in the protection of passengers or in adding flexibility to travel, suggests Airlineratings.com

Airlines face ‘mission of the century’ in shipping vaccines

November 30, 2020 2:10 pm

Lufthansa, one of the world’s biggest cargo carriers, began planning in April in anticipation of the shots that Pfizer Inc to Moderna Inc and AstraZeneca Plc are developing in record time.

No more ladies and gentlemen: Japan Airlines takes to gender-neutral greetings

September 29, 2020 8:22 pm

The airline will be dropping the "ladies and gentlemen" from its announcements, and will instead favour more inclusive greetings like "attention all passengers" and "welcome, everyone"

Taking a flight? This is how airlines are keeping their aircraft coronavirus safe

September 17, 2020 10:19 pm

In India, most airlines have put in place a rigorous cleaning procedure involving 3-4 hours for every commercial aircraft. Most airlines have equipped their aircraft with High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters

Revenues of Indian airlines fell by 85.7% in April-June period due to COVID-19: Hardeep Puri

September 16, 2020 2:31 pm

Scheduled domestic flight services were suspended in India from March 25 to May 24 due to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown. They were resumed from May 25 but in a curtailed manner.

Japanese airline builds a hands-free toilet door prototype

August 26, 2020 11:40 am

The airline is trying to gather a feedback until the end of this month, and if passengers give their nod, this prototype could very well become a part of the ANA network

Taking off

May 22, 2020 10:43 am

Decision to reopen air travel is welcome, an important step towards restarting economic activity.

Airlines move toward recovery with more growth in China, Hong Kong

May 12, 2020 2:36 pm

China, the first place hit by the virus, added 1 million seats to schedules this week, including 800,000 on domestic routes, and is now operating twice as many seats as the U.S. as its economy reopens.

AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines merger an option as COVID-19 hits industry: Minister

April 17, 2020 5:32 pm

Mohamed Azmin Ali, Malaysia's Minister of International Trade and Industry and the government's designated second-in-command, said deliberations would soon take place on various options to help out the country's airline industry.

AIRLINES VIDEOS

Kannur International Airport Set to Take Flight

June 22, 2020 6:08 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

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

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.