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Monday, August 10, 2020



DGCA asks SpiceJet to stop ticket sale offer as govt-imposed fare limits are in place

August 03, 2020 9:33 pm

SpiceJet in a press release Monday morning announced it has started a five-day "1+1 offer sale" where it was offering one-way base fares starting as low as Rs 899, excluding taxes, on its domestic network.

SpiceJet to fly long-haul flights from Amsterdam on Aug 1, 2 to repatriate Indians

July 28, 2020 12:49 am

Currently, flag-carrier Air India is the only Indian airline flying long-haul international to destinations in Europe and the US.

After FAA missive, DGCA directs SpiceJet, Vistara, AI Express to inspect Boeing 737 planes

July 25, 2020 12:44 am

The US FAA ordered the inspection on account of these airlines being at the risk of losing power in both engines after being put in storage as a result of flight bans instituted across the world.

Actor Sonu Sood joins hand with SpiceJet bring back 1,500 Indian students from Kyrgyzstan

July 23, 2020 6:57 pm

"SpiceJet operated the first charter flight from Bishkek (capital of Kyrgyzstan) to bring back 135 students to their hometown of Varanasi today," the airline said in a press release.

SpiceJet to fly to United States; shares surge over 5%

July 23, 2020 1:58 pm

Shares of SpiceJet were trading at Rs 49.90, up 5.16 per cent over its previous close on the BSE.

Delhi: Pilot stopped at gunpoint near IIT flyover, Rs 10k looted

June 04, 2020 4:27 am

In the complaint, the pilot said he was on his way to the airport from Faridabad to catch a Delhi-Mumbai flight, set to take off at 3 am, when a group of bikers blocked the road. The men were masked, the pilot has claimed in his complaint, and they allegedly broke all windows.

SpiceJet opens booking for domestic flights

May 22, 2020 8:47 pm

Spicejet in a release said that to start with, the airline will operate flights to 41 domestic destinations operating an average 204 daily and 1,431 weekly flights with a slew of in-flight and on-ground modifications in line with the global best practices and government SOPs to minimise human contact and ensure safe travel for its passengers.

Govt caps fares for airlines: Here is how much your flight tickets will cost

May 21, 2020 8:50 pm

India Domestic Flights Tickets and Fares: Union Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said 40 per cent of the seats in any flight would have to be sold at the mid-point of the lower and upper air fare limits prescribed for any route by the authorities.

How airlines are modifying their services for post Covid-19 lockdown period

April 30, 2020 7:41 pm

Air carrier Vistara has announced temporary service alterations in domestic flights' premium economy class and economy class, including reduction in meal choices and withdrawal of some services.

No salaries for April, May; hours flown-based pay for those operating cargo flights: SpiceJet to pilots

April 29, 2020 2:26 pm

SpiceJet's flight operations chief Gurcharan Arora told pilots through an email that "as of today, 16 per cent of our aircraft and 20 per cent of our pilots are flying".


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.