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Will consider any partnership proposal from Indian carriers: Qatar Airways

The blockade on Qatar and withdrawal of 28 weekly flights between Doha and cities of New Delhi and Mumbai has increased the pressure on available seat capacity in Qatar-India routes, the airline said.

Boeing 737 Max banned by DGCA: SpiceJet cancels 14 flights, offers full refund

This has resulted in an additional burden on India's air traffic that is already stretched due to capacity constraints faced by two large players IndiGo and Jet Airways.


Virgin Atlantic won’t make female flight attendants wear makeup or skirts anymore

Virgin Atlantic's announcement reflects a gradual shift in the aviation industry, which is notorious for putting a premium on female flight attendants’ appearances, toward giving them more choice over how they express themselves at work.

Flights across Asia affected after closure of Pakistan air space

The closing of Pakistan's airspace saw Gulf Arab airlines, which serve as a link between East and West in global travel, rapidly reshuffle their flights.

Explained: Why IndiGo may keep cancelling flights till April 1

IndiGo flight cancellations: The airline is adjusting its schedule and cancelling approximately 30 flights per day. Here's why.

Explained: Why Airbus is stopping production of the superjumbo jet A380

Airbus A380: The over 500-seater double-deck aircraft, which came at a list price of $446 million, inspired awe among passengers and aviation enthusiasts, but put serious pressure on airline accounts.


Scheduled cancellations of 30 flights daily to continue till March 31, says IndiGo

In a statement, IndiGo said it was maintaining its position "regarding scheduled cancellations of 30 flights per day until March 31, 2019". However, it said these cancellations do not include NOTAMs (Notice to Airmen) which are issued by various airports due to operational reasons.

Government working on domestic manufacturing of aircraft: Suresh Prabhu

Speaking to the media at the Global Aviation Summit 2019, organised jointly by the civil aviation ministry, the Airports Authority of India and Ficci, the minister also emphasised on carrying out of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) work domestically.

Air India to connect Bengaluru with London from November 17

The new flight will be operated by a Boeing 787 (Dreamliner) aircraft on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from Bengaluru and on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from London, Air India said in a release.

Air India unveils revamped premium class to woo customers, increase revenue

Air India on Friday unveiled the revamped first class and business class in its fleet of Boeing aircraft flying to international destinations to woo high-end travellers and increase the occupancy from 60 per cent to over 80 per cent.

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World’s 1st solar plane landed in Ahmedabad

This historic round-the-world trip continues on Sunday with Andre Boschberg, being the pilot.

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How often our airlines experience technical snags: News in Numbers

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.