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Thursday, May 13, 2021



Ahmedabad's water hangar to improve seaplane services, allow local maintenance

December 05, 2020 2:32 pm

With Seaplane operations in the state likely to be expanded on three more routes, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is constructing a water hangar at the Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad to avoid disruption in operations due to maintenance.

SpiceJet to launch 20 new flights on domestic routes

February 19, 2020 2:41 pm

The new services will fly daily and will be operated by a mix of Boeing 737-800 and Bombardier Q400 aircraft, SpiceJet said.

Alliance Air to operate flights between Imphal and Dimapur from Dec 7

December 03, 2019 1:35 pm

Alliance Air flights between Imphal and Dimapur will operate thrice in a week, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

UDAN: Under latest scheme, 73 proposals awarded to 11 airlines to connect 39 airports

January 25, 2019 7:45 pm

There were 111 bids from 15 airlines for the third version of UDAN, there were 107 unique bids, indicating lack of competition on most routes.

Will UDAN finally help bring Hampi on the world tourist highway?

January 24, 2019 8:12 am

Ranked No. 2 in The New York Times list of ‘52 Places to Go in 2019’, Hampi has always been a difficult destination.

Hampi to Gangtok: UDAN spreads wings, travel and tourism traffic soars

January 22, 2019 6:55 am

The Civil Aviation Ministry has been focusing on expanding UDAN to boost India’s tourism sector by connecting popular tourist spots by flights, for which it is working with the tourism ministry.

Financial concerns keep airlines from competing hard for UDAN routes

January 08, 2019 12:10 am

For UDAN 3.0, the government received 111 proposals from 15 airlines including existing bidders such as Air India-subsidiary Alliance Air, IndiGo, SpiceJet, Jet Airways, Turbo Megha Airways and new airlines such as Andaman Airways, Aarya Airlines among others.

Airport constraints, high demand may cause airfares to rise in 2019

January 01, 2019 4:02 am

In 2018, apart from a push to regional connectivity, the Indian aviation sector saw airlines bleeding financially on account of higher costs and an inability to increase fares in a highly competitive scenario.

Hisar to Chandigarh, Delhi flight service to take off on August 15

June 16, 2018 12:44 am

This was informed in a meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary, D S Dhesi here on Friday. By road, the distance from Hisar to New Delhi and Chandigarh is approximately 166 km and 248 km respectively.

AAI asks Air Deccan, Air Odisha to start UDAN flights soon

March 27, 2018 9:35 pm

Under the first round of UDAN, as many as 70 airports, including 31 unserved and 12 under-served ones, were to be connected. Five airlines, including Air Deccan and Air Odisha, won bids to operate UDAN flights on 128 routes