Airfares to be cheaper? Govt to ask airlines to pass on benefits of low fuel prices to passengers
Airfares to be cheaper? Govt to ask airlines to pass on benefits of low fuel prices to passengers

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju, however, said the government will not dictate on air ticket rates.

Now, handcuffs for domestic airlines to restrain unruly flyers
Now, handcuffs for domestic airlines to restrain unruly flyers

Indian carriers will now start carrying plastic handcuffs, called arresters, to restrain unruly passengers.

 

World's 10 Safest Airlines for 2016

World's 10 Safest Airlines for 2016

Five ways to avail cheap airfare in 2016
Five ways to avail cheap airfare in 2016

Here are five ways to avail cheap airfare in 2016.

Yummy flying! Now get personalised meal on Air India
Yummy flying! Now get personalised meal on Air India

Flying with national carrier Air India is getting all the merrier and yummier after the airline launched a personalised meal system on its flights.

Airlines flying towards record $33 bn profits: IATA
Airlines flying towards record $33 bn profits: IATA

The aviation industry is set to post a second consecutive year of net profits in 2015, nearly doubling them to USD 33 billion (30.1 billion) thanks to low fuel prices, its trade association said Thursday.

Chennai floods: Know which flights are cancelled!
Chennai floods: Know which flights are cancelled!

In the wake of incessant rain and heavy downpour in Chennai leading to floods that have affected normal lives, various domestic flights have cancelled their services to and fro from the city.

Airlines tumble on Paris attack as Asia stocks retreat

Asian markets mostly fell Monday following the deadly weekend terror attacks in Paris -- with airline stocks taking a beating on concerns over the tourism industry.

Air Costa in funding talks ahead of launch of pan-India ops

Regional carrier Air Costa, which is awaiting aviation regulator's nod to fly pan-India, is in talks with various investors for raising funds.

Russia-Ukraine direct flights to stop from Sunday

Russia and Ukraine will close their airspace to each other's airlines from Sunday, ending direct flights between the two countries, the media reported.

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.

AirIndia, GoAir to shift domestic operations to T2 shortly

As part of the phased integration of domestic and international operations from the spanking new facility (T2) of the city's airport, more airlines will shift their operations to the new terminal beginning next week.

Krishnan Balakrishnan new CFO of GoAir

Wadia Group-promoted no-frills airline GoAir has appointed Krishnan Balakrishnan as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Seventh heaven: IndiGo net profit rises for 7th straight year, quadruples to Rs 1,304 cr in FY15
Seventh heaven: IndiGo net profit rises for 7th straight year, quadruples to Rs 1,304 cr in FY15

This is also the highest ever annual profit registered by the airline -- which is also preparing for a Rs 2,500 crore initial public offer -- since its inception in 2005.

Govt may ask airlines to reduce price of air fares

The central govt. is upset with high airline fares during festivals and may ask all airlines to reduce the fares.

Domestic airlines to discuss high airfares issue on Sept 15

Domestic air carriers have been called for a meeting on September 15 by the government to discuss the issue of high airfares, especially during festival seasons and emergency travel, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed serious concern over the issue.

Aviation Ministry working on airfares after PM Modi's concerns

The Civil Aviation Ministry is working on options to address the issue of airlines charging high fares, especially during festive seasons, in the wake of serious concerns expressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue but ruled out regulating ticket prices.

Government mulls 2% cess on air tickets

The money raised through the cess would be utilised for viability gap funding of domestic carriers operating flights to regional and remote areas.

PM Modi's concern over predatory airfares, likely cess on tickets

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed serious concern over the predatory pricing by the domestic airlines, an issue that will be addressed shortly by the civil aviation ministry, which is also mulling a two per cent cess on tickets in its new aviation policy.

Air India likely to seek more time to decide on Boeing proposal

The airline has constituted a three-member panel to go into the pros and cons of the proposal, which has been pending for nearly four years, Air India sources said on Wednesday.