Notably, Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) alone owes over Rs 600 crore to CISF, while Airports Authority of India (AAI) is short of around Rs 100 crore every year in its dues to the agency.
The domestic aviation industry witnessed a growth of 16.53 per cent in May this year as spot fares were up 15-20 per cent on key metro routes. Airlines targeted spot fares to offset rising input costs.
Currently, Airports Authority of India (AAI) manages as well as regulates air traffic control officers in India posted at airports managed by the operator.
For the harassment and financial loss suffered by her due to their deficient act, the airline offered her a meagre amount of Rs 3,200 as compensation, which she refused and moved a complaint at the consumer forum.
Currently, Vistara has a fleet of 21 aircraft, making it eligible to fly abroad under the National Civil Aviation Policy 2016.
Under existing rules, different airlines charge varying amounts on cancellation. There had been several complaints by passengers about airlines refusing a refund or charging an inordinately hefty amount.
The airline has selected the LEAP 1-A engines from CFM International for the A320 neo and A321 neo aircraft, which are to be delivered be between 2019 and 2023.
American, the world's biggest airline, said that in November on board planes it will replace plastic stir sticks with ones made from bamboo. The airline said the moves will eliminate more than 71,000 pounds of plastic a year.
IndiGo anniversary sale: In a four-day special sale, from July 10 to 13, the airline company will offer 12 lakh seats at a discount of up to 25 per cent for travel between July 25 and March 30, 2019.
HAL has paid a premium of around Rs 18-19 crore during the year and may have to shell out 20 per cent higher premium next year due to the Nashik claim, officials said.
"An IndiGo flight 6E-264 operating Chandigarh-Mumbai route was grounded due to technical reasons on June 4. A minor snag was observed by the pilot during engine start," the airline said in a statement.
With debt-laden Air India finding no takers, the Central government is now mulling to infuse fresh capital into the state-owned carrier, a top official said on Thursday.
At the end of March 2017, Air India a debt burden of around Rs 48,877 crore. Of the total amount, Rs 17,360 crore was related to aircraft and Rs 31,517 crore pertained to working capital loans. In May, Air India's market share stood at 12.8 per cent.
In a statement, the airlines said the Hindu passengers will still be able to pick between vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals from a host of dishes tailored according to local tastes.
The airline was forced to change the plane on its return journey, according to the industry sources. They said passengers on board the plane were not hurt and it landed at Chennai airport late in the evening.
“The Maharaja collection”, as it is generally called, has more than 4,000 works, including paintings by legendary artists such as M F Husain, V S Gaitonde, Jatin Das, and Anjolie Ela Menon.
Air India is the only Indian carrier that operates direct non-stop flights from Delhi and Mumbai to US destinations such as New York, Newark, Chicago, Washington DC and San Francisco.
When contacted, AirAsia India issued a statement and accepted that the flight was delayed and expressed regrets. It further said that there was no danger to any of the occupants onboard the aircraft as the cool conditioned air being circulated was condensing.
Apart from the plan to review airline’s operations, the Air India-specific Alternate Mechanism headed by Union Minister Arun Jaitley will review the situation of the carrier’s disinvestment, which has been put on hold for now.
Sinha, the minister of state for civil aviation, said the government is committed to the strategic disinvestment of Air India.