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Zoom Air, India’s newest private airline, begins operations: All you must know

Zoom Air, India’s newest private airline, begins operations: All you must know

India’s newest private airline, Zoom Air, launched its daily scheduled operations from Wednesday.

Initial NOC for starting air services to be valid for 3 years

Initial NOC for starting air services to be valid for 3 years

The initial no-objection certificate for starting scheduled passenger and cargo airlines will now be valid for three years with the government tweaking existing norms to improve the ease of doing business in the aviation sector.

Now, no more stamping of cabin baggage tags at seven airports

Now, no more stamping of cabin baggage tags at seven airports

Starting Thursday seven airports have already done away with tags on hand baggage as a part of trials to scrap security stamping procedure.

FIA moves Supreme Court seeking stay on operational clearances granted to AirAsia India

FIA moves Supreme Court seeking stay on operational clearances granted to AirAsia India

The Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) on Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking stay on the operational clearance granted to AirAsia India or directions for expeditious hearing of the matter pending before the Delhi High Court.

India expects $6 billion investment in airports sector

India expects $6 billion investment in airports sector

Bullish on future prospects for the country's aviation space, the government today said it expects USD 6 billion investments in the airports sector and passenger numbers to see over 30 per cent growth in five years.
 

'Domestic airfares to decline at lower rate in Q2'

'Domestic airfares to decline at lower rate in Q2'

 Domestic airfares may not decline much during the second quarter of the current fiscal triggered by strong traffic growth and positive momentum in economy, says a report by ICICI Securities.

IndiGo reports around 7.4% decline in net profit

IndiGo reports around 7.4% decline in net profit

InterGlobe Aviation Ltd, which owns budget carrier IndiGo, on Monday reported around 7.4 percent decline in net profit at Rs 591.77 crore for the second quarter ended June saying it was due to competitive ticket pricing.

Aviation ministry likely to abandon "5/20 rule"

Aviation ministry likely to abandon "5/20 rule" which states that 20 airplanes for 5 years to the service. Watch complete news story of First Trade and stay updated with the latest trends and statistics in the stock market, commodity market and share market!

SpiceJet ramps up frequency on Chennai-Hyderabad route

SpiceJet ramps up frequency on Chennai-Hyderabad route

Budget carrier SpiceJet has increased its frequency on the Chennai-Hyderabad route for the summer season.

Delhi airport to shut one runway for repair work

Delhi airport to shut one runway for repair work

Fliers at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here are likely face tough time from next week as private operator DIAL has decided to temporarily shut the main runway for maintenance work.

Mandi Live : New Aviation Policy likely from April

The government is likely to implement new aviation policy from April this year.

The Air India has been allotted a grand sum of Rs.1713 Crore and the finance minister has also said that there will be no shortage of funds for Air India.

Draft Aviation Policy: 10 important takeaways

Draft Aviation Policy: 10 important takeaways

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The Civil Aviation Ministry has unveiled the much-awaited draft civil aviation policy, seeking to make air travel affordable, taking air-travel to the masses and promoting regional connectivity.

Draft civil aviation policy elicits mixed response

SpiceJet would be submitting its suggestions on the draft policy and certain issues such as high tax on ATF (Air Turbine Fuel), Singh said.

IndiGo IPO to 're-rate' domestic aviation sector: CAPA

IndiGo's IPO, valuing its parent company at over USD 4 billion, is a significant milestone for the domestic aviation sector that has been grappling with adverse conditions over the last many years, says a report.

Not much to cheer about for aviation sector: Experts

With the NDA government set to complete a year in office, aviation industry experts say the sector hasn't had much to cheer about during this period as the much-needed reforms have either been in a go-around mode or in holding pattern.

Raju chairs meeting on safety measures in aviation sector

In order to execute India's obligation to the Chicago Convention, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju Tuesday said DGCA has issued various regulations and advisories to the industry with regard to safe flying.

CCI probes airfares; Govt says carriers free to fix price

As fair trade watchdog CCI probes alleged violation by airlines indulging in fare wars, the government today said the pricing decision should be best left with the carriers.

Raju assures all help to domestic aviation to resolve issues

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Tuesday assured all help to the industry in resolving issues being faced by the domestic aviation sector and called for fast-tracked decisions to spur growth.

Six new airlines to start operations in the new year: Govt

Six new airlines are expected to fly the Indian skies next year, the government said on Tuesday as it asked states to join hands to promote regional connectivity and help the aviation sector meet its burgeoning losses by reducing taxes on jet fuel.