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Air traffic up 23.5% in September; IndiGo top carrier with 40% market share

Air traffic up 23.5% in September; IndiGo top carrier with 40% market share

As per an official data released on Wednesday, the month of September saw a 23.5 percent rise in the number of air passengers to 82.3 lakh as compared to the year-ago period.

US regulator tells air passengers not to turn on Galaxy Note 7 phones

US regulator tells air passengers not to turn on Galaxy Note 7 phones

Airline passengers should not turn on or charge their Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Galaxy Note 7 smartphones during flights or stow them in checked baggage due to concerns over the phone`s fire-prone batteries, the US Federal Aviation Administration said.

Portal on anvil for flier complaints against airlines, airports

Portal on anvil for flier complaints against airlines, airports

Filing a complaint against an airline or airport operator for deficiency in services is going to be just a click away for fliers, with the Civil Aviation Ministry planning to set up a dedicated portal for the purpose.

 Aviation Ministry plans to launch website where passengers can file complaints against airlines

Aviation Ministry plans to launch website where passengers can file complaints against airlines

Aviation ministry is mulling over a plan to launch a website where air passengers can register their complaints, which will be forwarded to the airlines

BIZARRE: On this flight, passengers go nude at 30,000 feet altitude – Watch viral video

BIZARRE: On this flight, passengers go nude at 30,000 feet altitude – Watch viral video

You will be amazed to find that those who book this flight has no inhibition of removing their clothes in front of strangers.

 

New civil aviation policy: How it will benefit air travellers

New civil aviation policy: How it will benefit air travellers

Here are the key things that air travellers must know about the new civil aviation policy.

'Acche din' for air travellers! Cabinet clears new civil aviation policy, puts cap on airfares

'Acche din' for air travellers! Cabinet clears new civil aviation policy, puts cap on airfares

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the much-awaited Civil Aviation Policy thereby unveiling a slew of passenger-friendly measures including capping of airfares at Rs 2,500 for an hour-long flight.

Bad news for air passengers! Govt rules out capping of airline fares

Bad news for air passengers! Govt rules out capping of airline fares

Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said restricting the air fares will not make good business sense as it could also jeopardise the government's regional connectivity plan as such a move may discourage airlines to fly on non-profitable routes.
 

SpiceJet announces special fare scheme starting at Rs 799

Under the new discount scheme, single one-way fare between Delhi and Mumbai or Mumbai and Chennai will work out at Rs 1,899 (excluding taxes).

Jet Airways signs code-share deal with Air Seychelles

Code-sharing allows an airline to book passengers on its partner carriers and provide seamless transport to multiple destinations where it has no presence.

AT&T, Honeywell to launch 4G in-flight broadband system

Honeywell said the AT&T system would have greater speed and bandwidth than do existing systems and would begin operating in 2015 in the United States.

Mangalore International airport registers record passenger traffic

The Mangalore International Airport has recorded a 21.71 percent growth in passenger traffic during 2013-14.

India to handle 336 mn air passengers in 10 years: Ajit Singh

Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Sunday said the country would handle 336 million air passengers in the next 10 years and 85 million of them would be foreign passengers.