Under the norms, parts of aircraft classified under customs tariff heading 8803 attract 5 per cent IGST while the IGST applicable on other goods is between 18 per cent and 28 per cent, depending on its classification.
Jet Airways said its fuel bill jumped 58.6 per cent to Rs 2,419.76 crore during the quarter. In the year-ago period, it had spent Rs 1,525.66 crore in fuel cost.
Captain Arvind Kathpalia, who was to operate Air India's London-bound AI-111 flight from New Delhi on Sunday afternoon, has also been grounded earlier for a similar offence.
Sources said that the pressing of the hijack button had pushed all agencies concerned, including the anti-terror force National Security Guard (NSG), into action.
To be done through Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC). Any issue that is beyond the scope of PPPAC would be dealt with by an empowered group of secretaries.
The latest directive follows advisories issued by US watchdog Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing regarding the B 737 MAX planes after the crash of a Lion Air aircraft in Indonesia last month.
As many as 10 domestic and three international flights were delayed by up to three hours due to the strike, the airline official said.
A Boeing 737-900ER operated by PT Lion Mentari Airlines clipped a pole late Wednesday while taxiing at Bengkulu airport in southern Sumatra, shearing the tip of its left wing, the carrier said in a statement.
While pitching for a 12 per cent hike in airfares to offset the increased costs, the report forecast debt liability of three listed airlines to go up by 10 per cent by FY19.
Currently, the fair trade regulator is investigating allegations of similar pricing as well as simultaneous increase in ticket prices by the airlines.
The Indira Gandhi International Airport Ltd is projected to handle 70 million passengers this year.
GMR Group Chairman G M Rao said that the Delhi airport is estimated to cross 80 million passengers annually by 2020 and surpass Heathrow airport.
Most aircraft are required to be equipped with two black boxes – the cockpit voice recorder and the flight data recorder – that record the information about a flight and help reconstruct the events leading to an aircraft accident.
A red-eye flight departs generally late at night and arrives early morning. Because of their low fares, these flights are quite popular abroad, especially in the US and Europe.
During Q1FY19, Indigo had reported 97 per cent dip in net profit to Rs 28 crore due to same factors.
Cathay Pacific Chief Executive Rupert Hogg said no passwords were compromised in the breach and the company was contacting affected passengers to give them information on how to protect themselves.
IndiGo's co-founder and interim CEO Rahul Bhatia said aviation in India is facing significant pressures from high fuel costs, rupee depreciation and intense competition, all of which have impacted the airline's profitability.
IndiGo festive sale: Effective from October 24 to October 26, the sale is valid for travel between November 8, 2018 and April 15, 2019.
For the quarter-ended June, SpiceJet reported a net loss of Rs 37.9 crore compared with a Rs 174.9 crore profit a year ago.
O'Leary said that recent progress in talks left Germany and Belgium as the only two large markets for the airline where recognition agreements had not been secured.