Sean Doyle, appointed BA’s chief executive last October, called on Britain to work with other governments to allow vaccines and health apps to open up travel, after a year when minimal flying has left many airlines on life support.
If confirmed, the deal would head off a partial defection to Airbus SE by one of Boeing’s largest customers and provide Boeing much-needed support after the nearly two-year grounding of the 737 MAX family, following fatal crashes in 2018 and 2019.
The DGCA said that “as part of airline baggage policy, scheduled airlines will be allowed to offer free baggage allowance as well as "zero baggage/no check in baggage fares".
The Centre said on Tuesday that two new Covid-19 strains have been detected in three states — Maharashtra, Kerala and Telangana — but there is no scientific evidence to suggest that the recent surge being reported by the first two states is linked to these variants.
Last year in October, the creditors of Jet Airways approved a resolution plan submitted by a consortium of UK-based Kalrock Capital and UAE-based businessman Murari Lal Jalan.
The regulatory moves involving Pratt & Whitney 4000 engines came after a United Airlines 777 landed safely at Denver International Airport on Saturday after its right engine failed.
The Flight Operations Technical Bulletin, dated Monday, was sent to Boeing customers around the world. Its purpose is to “reinforce active flight crew monitoring of airplane state and flight path management to prevent airplane upsets.”
The carrier's flights between Mumbai and Male would operate three times a week - Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
When the Centre reopened domestic air travel in May, it imposed fare restrictions, via bands, for flights to ensure that dynamic pricing does not hurt the consumer.
About 10% of flights have been canceled over the coming fortnight, according to a BNEF report dated Feb. 3, which said China Southern Airlines Co. appears most affected with almost one-third of flights scrapped.
Last year, the government privatised six airports for undertaking operations, management and development through PPP.
Civil Aviation Ministry to get rid of airfare bands as soon as normal flight operations begin affirms Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola.
The DGCA circular also said that the suspension does not affect the operation of international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by it.
The airlines have been prioritising their frontline workforce such as cockpit and cabin crew, and other operationally focussed roles.
IndiGo Flight Tickets Offers: The sale will be available till January 17 with fares starting at Rs 877, IndiGo informed in a statement adding that the sale is valid on travel from April 1 to September 30.
"All women cockpit crew consisting of Capt Zoya Aggarwal, Capt Papagari Thanmai, Capt Akansha Sonaware & Capt Shivani Manhas will operate the historic inaugural flight between Bengaluru & San Francisco," Puri said on Twitter.
The settlement, which allows Boeing to avoid prosecution, includes a fine of $243.6 million, compensation to airlines of$1.77 billion and a $500 million crash-victim fund over fraud conspiracy charges related to the plane's flawed design.
“Recently we have aligned the selling of our international services to reflect our expectation that international travel will begin to restart from July 2021,” Qantas said. “
While restrictions on travel have not been fully lifted, airlines are looking at potential revival of fortunes with the vaccine rollout.
"There were some segments of data servers that were breached - so, there is a possibility that some internal documents may get uploaded by the hackers on public websites and platforms," the airline said.
Hardeep Singh Puri said that India expects to begin administering the Covid19 vaccine in January and by July, it expects administering the vaccine to 30 crore beneficiaries.
In a filing to the Malaysian stock exchanges, the AirAsia Group said that the deal, which is worth $37.66 million, will see its share in the Indian budget airline go down to 16.33 per cent.
IndiGo said that this new option will provide greater flexibility to customers in case of limited options, delays or cancellations, especially owing to fog or other adverse weather conditions.
If COVID-positive crew members have 'mild symptoms', they will "continue home isolation and will stand discharged after 10 days of symptom onset and no fever for three days", the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said in a circular.
While in light of recent events concerning Air India’s disinvestment, this is an important step forward in the sale process, history of the airline’s strategic sale exercise would suggest there is still some way to go.