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Most Indian airlines suffered losses in 2012-13

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:05

Almost all Indian airlines, barring Jet Airways, IndiGo and GoAir, suffered losses in 2012-13 with Air India suffering the highest loss of Rs 5,490 crore.

Air India registers growth in revenue in May

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 00:27

Air India has registered an increase both in terms of the number of passengers carried by it and its revenue in May this year as against the corresponding period last year, its spokesman said today.

Upgrade of airports, reviewing curbs on carriers key tasks

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 18:52

New Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati and his Minister of State Gowdar Mallikarjunappa Siddeswara would have tasks cut out for them when they assume office on Wednesday.

New govt to review curbs on Indian airlines on flying abroad

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 22:13

The next government is likely to take a fresh view on the issue of scrapping the 5/20 rule to allow Indian carriers to fly abroad, which was being pursued by the UPA government.

Foreign airlines, investors not to control management of Indian carrier: DGCA

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 20:46

Following apprehensions expressed on these lines by various quarters, the aviation regulator has given effect to amendments in a rule relating to grant of flying permits to new airlines in the country, official sources said here.

Private operators seek policy framework for charter ops

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 19:36

Private air operators on Friday urged the government to evolve a policy framework for non-scheduled air operations, saying lack of it was impeding the growth of general aviation.

Over-taxation restraining high growth in aviation sector

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 16:36

The high growth in Indian aviation market, which would in future be triggered by regional operations, was being restrained by over-taxation and lack of infrastructure in smaller cities, a recent study has shown.

Aviation sector manpower may grow to 1.17 lakh by 2017: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 15:32

Aviation industry is believed to generate indirect and induced employment of nearly six times the direct employment.

India needs 1,600 aircraft in 20 years: Boeing

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 13:48

Raising its forecast for India, Boeing said India needs 1,600 new aircraft worth USD 205 billion over next 20 years.

FAA downgrade to hit domestic aircraft chartering biz: BAOA

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 15:29

BAOA secretary R K Bali said as India does not have adequate number of personnel to carry out regular inspections, aviation companies may tend to become complacent.

Centre mulls building 200 low-cost airports in two decades

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 17:25

With smaller cities set to lead the air traffic growth in the country, the Centre is planning to build nearly 200 low-cost airports in the next 20 years to expand connectivity to Tier-II and Tier-III cities, a senior aviation official said Monday.

SC refuses to stop Centre from giving nod to Tata AirAsia deal

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 16:59

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to pass any interim order on a plea seeking to restrain the Centre from granting further approvals to operationalise the USD 30 million deal between Tata Sons and Malaysia-based AirAsia.