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Hilarious memes take swipe at IndiGo airlines over viral assault video - Check out

Hilarious memes take swipe at IndiGo airlines over viral assault video - Check out

A video had surfaced on Tuesday showing an IndiGo staff assaulting a traveller at the Delhi airport.

Nov 09, 2017, 19:40 PM IST
Now, pay three times more for excess baggage on all domestic flights

Now, pay three times more for excess baggage on all domestic flights

Currently, all domestic carriers allow free checked-in baggage up to 15 kgs. Only Air India allows free baggage up to 23 kg.

Aug 18, 2017, 12:46 PM IST
IndiGo, AirAsia, 6 others owe Rs 220 crore to AAI: Govt

IndiGo, AirAsia, 6 others owe Rs 220 crore to AAI: Govt

Eight private domestic airlines, including most profitable IndiGo and Tata Sons-invested AirAsia India and Vistara, did not pay dues to the tune of Rs 220.16 crore to Airport Authority of India last year, the Lok Sabha was informed Thursday.

Mar 10, 2016, 18:38 PM IST

Private airline crew member held with $3,90,000

A crew member of a private airline was arrested by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) for allegedly carrying USD 3,90,000 in his check-in baggage at the Mumbai International airport here, an official said.

Feb 05, 2016, 00:03 AM IST
DGCA allows domestic carriers to roll out zero bag charges

DGCA allows domestic carriers to roll out zero bag charges

Aviation regulator DGCA has now allowed domestic carriers to roll out "zero bag" fares and charge penalty against check-in baggage for tickets booked under such an offer.

 

Nov 12, 2015, 14:17 PM IST

Jet Airways offers limited period discount on international tickets

"Jet Airways' guests can now avail of this very attractive global fares offer to plan their international travel in advance, given the flexibility and long-term validity," Jet Airways' chief commercial officer Raj Sivakumar said.

Jun 01, 2015, 17:20 PM IST

Govt asks private airlines to give VIP treatment to MPs

As criticism mounted over such privileges, the ministry on Wednesday went into a damage control exercise, saying no fresh directive has been issued to airlines to provide special privileges to MPs.

Jan 29, 2014, 17:19 PM IST

SpiceJet rejigs operations, to discontinue some flights

Reeling under heavy losses and facing funding crunch, budget carrier SpiceJet Thursday said it will discontinue flights on three domestic and a couple of international destinations from the upcoming summer schedule as part of its network rejig exercise.

Jan 16, 2014, 23:56 PM IST

FDI in aviation must be backed with reforms in the sector

While FDI is welcome, Indian aviation sector will remain underutilised unless accompanying policy and infrastructure reforms are undertaken. The time for procrastination and squandering opportunities is over.

Sep 21, 2012, 10:26 AM IST

FDI in aviation must be backed with reforms in the sector

While FDI is welcome, Indian aviation sector will remain underutilised unless accompanying policy and infrastructure reforms are undertaken. The time for procrastination and squandering opportunities is over.

Sep 21, 2012, 10:26 AM IST

Private airlines may get subsidy for flying to north east

Government is considering a proposal to provide subsidy to private airlines operating flights on loss-making routes in the north eastern region.

Jun 28, 2012, 17:17 PM IST

Pvt airlines may get subsidies for flying to NE

Government is considering a proposal to provide subsidy to private airlines operating flights on loss-making routes in the north eastern region.

Jun 28, 2012, 16:02 PM IST

Private airlines owe Rs 14,573 crore to PSU banks

Private airlines owe a total of Rs 14,573 crore to state-run banks, with loss making air carriers Kingfisher Airlines and Jet Airways together accounting for almost 80 percent of the outstanding as on the second quarter of 2011-12.

Apr 24, 2012, 15:31 PM IST

Jet Airway's unpaid fuel bills up 65% in first half of FY'12

Jet Airways, the nation's largest private airline, saw its unpaid jet fuel bills rise by over 65 percent to Rs 849 crore in the first six months of the 2011-12 financial year, while the dues of Kingfisher Airlines grew by less than 4 percent during the same period.

Nov 24, 2011, 21:48 PM IST

DGCA seeks Kingfisher’s fleet schedule; 50 more flights cancelled

Ailing Kingfisher Airlines, which cancelled more than 160 flights over the last six days, has been asked by aviation regulator DGCA to give details of their plan to reconfigure its fleet to prevent a large-scale flight disruption.

Nov 12, 2011, 09:26 AM IST

Libya evacuation: Govt ropes in private airlines

The government has instructed all
private airlines to operate one flight each to Libya everyday from Wednesday to bring back stranded Indians.

Mar 01, 2011, 23:53 PM IST

‘Two top airlines in wildlife smuggling racket’

Two major private airlines are allegedly being used in smuggling of endangered species, a high-level meeting chaired by Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh was told.

Jan 20, 2011, 20:39 PM IST

Private airlines owe Rs 274 cr to AAI

Private airlines in India owe Rs 274.19cr to AAI as of October-end, with Kingfisher being ahead of Jet Airways and Spicejet leading the pack of low-cost carriers.

Dec 03, 2009, 19:25 PM IST

Accommodate strike-hit AI passengers, Govt tells airlines

With 180 Air India pilots
continuing their agitation for the fourth day, the government
on Tuesday requested other airlines to accommodate the passengers already booked on the national carrier whose flights are being
cancelled.

Sep 29, 2009, 14:16 PM IST

No bailout for private airlines: Govt

Even as pvt airlines called off their planned strike, the govt ruled out any bailout for them.

Aug 03, 2009, 13:10 PM IST