Air traffic

Domestic air passenger traffic crosses 10-million mark, up 20.52% in October

Domestic air passenger traffic crosses 10-million mark, up 20.52% in October

In terms of on-time performance, IndiGo is at the top with 83.9 percent of its flights arriving and departing as per schedule.

Nov 17, 2017, 17:35 PM IST
Air tickets set to get more expensive

Air tickets set to get more expensive

Air travel in the country is all set to get costlier by up to 15 per cent with a rise in prices of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) in the last two months.

Oct 02, 2017, 10:14 AM IST
35 Delhi-bound trains, 13 flights delayed due to heavy fog

35 Delhi-bound trains, 13 flights delayed due to heavy fog

At least 34 trains and 13 flights were delayed on Tuesday Monday due to fog.

Jan 31, 2017, 09:14 AM IST
Fog: Poor visibility in Delhi disrupts air, train traffic

Fog: Poor visibility in Delhi disrupts air, train traffic

Shallow to dense fog was witnessed in some parts of the city today with Delhi Airport witnessing zero visibility conditions leading to cancellation of nine domestic flights and delaying 19 others.

Dec 14, 2016, 13:59 PM IST
Thick fog engulfs Delhi-NCR, rail, road, air traffic hit

Thick fog engulfs Delhi-NCR, rail, road, air traffic hit

Many parts of northern India, including Delhi-NCR region woke up to season's first dense fog Wednesday morning.

Nov 30, 2016, 09:02 AM IST

Flight operation remains suspended at Srinagar airport

Air traffic has since remained more or less suspended, with the exception of two flights landing and then taking off on Saturday.

Nov 22, 2016, 10:34 AM IST
AirAsia India reports 42% increase in passenger traffic

AirAsia India reports 42% increase in passenger traffic

The number of passengers carried (by AirAsia India) increased 42 percent YoY to 0.59 million (5.89 lakh), while the capacity increased by 23 percent in July-September quarter of the current year, AirAsia said.

Oct 31, 2016, 17:01 PM IST
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.

Oct 20, 2016, 00:01 AM IST
Domestic air traffic logs 24.03% growth in Jan-Mar 2016, IndiGo retains top slot

Domestic air traffic logs 24.03% growth in Jan-Mar 2016, IndiGo retains top slot

Private budget carrier IndiGo continues its domination in the domestic market, having flown 85.03 lakh passengers during the October-January 2016 period and cornered a 37 percent market share in this period.

 

Apr 21, 2016, 17:13 PM IST

MIT engineers develop new aircraft queueing model

The researchers claim that the aircraft queueing model predicts how long a plane will wait before takeoff, given weather conditions, runway traffic, and incoming and outgoing flight schedules.

Jan 14, 2016, 17:17 PM IST

Air traffic resumes at Srinagar airport

In a relief for stranded passengers, air traffic to and from Srinagar International Airport resumed Thursday after remaining suspended for the last three days due to foggy conditions.

Nov 26, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

Foggy weather affects flight movement at Srinagar airport

Air traffic to and from Srinagar international airport was hit for the third day running today due to foggy weather.

Nov 25, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Airline losses to come down 35 to Rs 5,500 crore this FY: ICRA

Low crude prices, increasing efficiency and rising air traffic will help the domestic airlines bring down their losses massively this fiscal to around Rs 5,500 crore from around Rs 8,500 crore last year, says an analyst report.

Oct 22, 2015, 23:11 PM IST

Air traffic grows 29% in July; airlines carry 67.45 lakh people

The number of passengers ferried by domestic carriers climbed 29 percent to 67.45 lakh in July as discounts and fall in fuel prices made airfares more affordable.

Aug 18, 2015, 18:09 PM IST

India clocks 16.3% domestic air passenger growth

The global domestic traffic during this period grew by 6.5 per cent during the period with China clocking 12.1 per cent followed by Russian Federation, which posted a sub-10 per cent growth in June, International Air Transport Association (IATA) said.

Aug 06, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

Fuel tanker overturns inside Kerala airport, spills ATF

A tanker carrying aviation fuel overturned here spilling the ATF inside the airport premises on Wednesday, triggering panic.

Jul 29, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Spain air traffic controllers begin four-day strike

Air traffic controllers in Spain on Monday launched a staggered four-day strike that could affect around 5,300 flights in the world`s third most visited country.

Jun 08, 2015, 17:46 PM IST

Sharma visits ATC tower at airport; takes stock of situation

Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma Sunday made a surprise visit to the Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower at the Delhi airport and took stock of the functioning of the air traffic management.

May 24, 2015, 20:32 PM IST

'Air traffic sees strong recovery; 'fittest' to gain more'

Moreover, rising incomes and ease of travelling abroad is expected to continue to boost outbound travel.

May 01, 2015, 17:53 PM IST

AAI opposing cut in Delhi airport charges unfortunate: IATA

On the contrary, lower airport fee would stimulate the traffic growth at the Delhi Airport as it would bring down airfares to an affordable limits, it said.

Apr 19, 2015, 16:09 PM IST