DRI probes domestic aviation majors for alleged duty evasion
November 13, 2018 6:46:55 am

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.

More Jet Airways employees hit by salary default
November 13, 2018 1:37:02 am

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.

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November 11, 2018 6:13:43 pm

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.

Security scare at Delhi airport as pilot of Kandahar-bound flight hits hijack button 'mistakenly'
November 10, 2018 10:10:33 pm

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.

November 9, 2018 2:44:25 am

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.

DGCA asks Jet Air, SpiceJet to take action on sensor-related issues with Boeing 737 MAX
November 8, 2018 2:12:09 pm

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.

Six airports to be leased under PPP model
November 8, 2018 1:01:27 pm

As many as 10 domestic and three international flights were delayed by up to three hours due to the strike, the airline official said.

November 8, 2018 9:41:48 am

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.

November 2, 2018 3:28:23 am

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.

CCI probing alleged fixing of airfares, looking at algorithms used by airlines
November 1, 2018 8:31:01 pm

Currently, the fair trade regulator is investigating allegations of similar pricing as well as simultaneous increase in ticket prices by the airlines.

Paris: Vice President Naidu among world leaders marking World War I centenary
October 31, 2018 2:48:00 am

The Indira Gandhi International Airport Ltd is projected to handle 70 million passengers this year.

Delhi, Mumbai airports to carry out runway repairs this winter, flight disruptions expected
October 30, 2018 3:19:52 pm

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.

October 30, 2018 3:03:52 am

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.

Six airports to be leased under PPP model
October 28, 2018 8:37:57 am

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.

NCDRC asks Indigo airline to pay Rs 20K to passengers for leaving them behind
October 25, 2018 2:14:01 am

During Q1FY19, Indigo had reported 97 per cent dip in net profit to Rs 28 crore due to same factors.

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October 24, 2018 10:19:54 pm

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 posts Rs 652 crore quarterly loss
October 24, 2018 5:08:31 pm

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.

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October 24, 2018 11:40:44 am

IndiGo festive sale: Effective from October 24 to October 26, the sale is valid for travel between November 8, 2018 and April 15, 2019.

Varanasi airport ATC prevents 2 aircraft from coming on collision course
October 23, 2018 3:40:09 am

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.

October 22, 2018 5:34:59 pm

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.