The Airports Council International said that major commercial airports in China, India and Korea remained the major driving forces for the robust air passenger growth in the Asia-Pacific region.
"India is also poised to be one of the largest aviation markets in the world in the years to come," said ACI in a statement.
While Boeing has technology partnerships with Infosys, Wipro, HCL and Infotech, it has manufacturing tie-ups with a many Tata Group companies and Bharat Forge.
The flights are being introduced with focus to "get the north-eastern states on its pan-India radar," SpiceJet said.
This is the second time Deepika will be performing the brand ambassador's role for an airline as earlier in 2007, she was roped in for the same by the erstwhile Kingfisher Airlines.
The airline's CEO Wolfgang Prock-Schauer said plans are on for listing and it would happen at the "right time".
According to sources, SpiceJet flight SG 511 was cleared for 34,000 ft and advised to standby to climb further.
Low cost carrier Indigo continued to dominate carrying more than 33.84 lakh passengers for the month and increasing its market share by more than 5.01 percentage points in July as compared to the previous month.
Scheduled domestic airlines shelled out compensation to the tune of Rs 35.56 lakh for denied boarding to passengers last month.
Until now, Air India services all its European routes with the Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner plane.
The officials, however, said the biggest challenge before the airline was the massive debt burden of Rs 52,000 crore, whose servicing alone is costing the airline around Rs 5,800 per annum.
The complaints from passengers recieved through the portal will be sent directly to the nodal official of the airline or airport operator concerned
Sharp fluctuations in airfares has been a matter of debate for long and there have been voices from many quarters, including Parliamentarians
A quick rundown of other days that proved trying for both airlines and passengers.
Air India has taken a number of measures, including offering passengers low fares for the last minute travel, to enhance its market share, the government said on Thursday. Joining Star Alliance and progressive induction of the fuel-efficient B787-800 planes are also part of the various steps that the national carrier has taken in this regard, Minister of State for Civil Aviation […]
Lightweight air frames translate directly to fuel savings, which is a major point in advanced composites' favour.
The amount has to be deposited with the court in five installments over a period of five months.
Last year, Air India had sought to recruit 200 trainee pilots, however, it could select only 78.
Limited parking slots, congestion are among major causes of delay
According to a senior Boeing official, the aviation policy has many growth-oriented aspects, including regional connectivity scheme and the decision to replace 5/20 overseas flying norm with 0/20 rule.
These rules come just a few days after the regulator last week announced capping of the ticket cancellation charges effective August 1.
According to the AirAsia announcement, the order will expand the budget carrier's LEAP engine number to nearly 730.
Low-cost carriers (LCCs) in India such as SpiceJet Ltd and InterGlobe Aviation Ltd's IndiGo also fly overseas but mainly on short-haul routes.
Open from June 27 to September 30 this year for Economy Class on select flights on Air India's domestic network, the tickets are only for one-way fares.
Air India Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani said the move is aimed at providing relief to the passengers from last minute sky-rocketing fares and also to fill the vacant seats.