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DGCA issues revised compensation norms

DGCA issues revised compensation norms. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Now, airlines to pay up to Rs 20,000 per flier for flight cancellation or denying boarding

Now, airlines to pay up to Rs 20,000 per flier for flight cancellation or denying boarding

As of now airlines offer a meagre amount of up to Rs 4,000 for both denied boarding and cancelling a flight. However, from August 1, the compensation for such events paid by airlines to flier will go up to Rs 20,000 per individual.

How is Rs 100/kg for excess baggage reasonable: HC to DGCA

How is Rs 100/kg for excess baggage reasonable: HC to DGCA

Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked aviation regulator DGCA how the figure of Rs 100 per kg for checked-in excess baggage between 15-20 kgs was reasonable as was contended by it.

 

From August 1, pay less for flight ticket cancellations

From August 1, pay less for flight ticket cancellations

From August 1, all airlines and carriers will not be able to charge additional for cancellation of tickets more than the basic fare plus fuel surcharge.

Starting today, pay less for excess checked-in baggage

Starting today, pay less for excess checked-in baggage

From July 1 onwards, fliers will be required to shell out lesser money for excess checked-in baggage up to a certain limit as the revised fee structure comes into effect.

Good news! Air travellers to pay less for excess checked-in baggage from today

Good news! Air travellers to pay less for excess checked-in baggage from today

From July 1 onwards, fliers will be required to shell out lesser money for excess checked-in baggage up to a certain limit as the revised fee structure comes into effect.

 

Fliers to pay less for excess checked-in baggage from Friday

Fliers to pay less for excess checked-in baggage from Friday

From tomorrow onwards, fliers will be required to shell out lesser money for excess checked-in baggage up to a certain limit as the revised fee structure comes into effect.

Government allows airlines to import up to 18 year old planes

Government allows airlines to import up to 18 year old planes

Domestic airlines can now import aircraft that are up to 18 years old into the country with the government amending more than two-decade rules in this regard.

New civil aviation policy: How it will benefit air travellers

New civil aviation policy: How it will benefit air travellers

Here are the key things that air travellers must know about the new civil aviation policy.

'Acche din' for air travellers! Cabinet clears new civil aviation policy, puts cap on airfares

'Acche din' for air travellers! Cabinet clears new civil aviation policy, puts cap on airfares

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the much-awaited Civil Aviation Policy thereby unveiling a slew of passenger-friendly measures including capping of airfares at Rs 2,500 for an hour-long flight.

Cabinet likely to take up aviation policy today; may unveil capping of airfares at Rs 2,500

Cabinet likely to take up aviation policy today; may unveil capping of airfares at Rs 2,500

The cabinet may unveil a slew of passenger-friendly measures including capping of airfares at Rs 2,500 for an hour-long flight.

Good news for Air passengers! Ticket cancellation charges cannot exceed base fares

Good news for Air passengers! Ticket cancellation charges cannot exceed base fares

Airlines will have to return components like service tax and other airport charges to passengers when they cancel their tickets.

India's top 10 airlines by market share in April 2016

India's top 10 airlines by market share in April 2016

Domestic passenger traffic to cross 100 million by year-end: DGCA

Domestic passenger traffic to cross 100 million by year-end: DGCA

 Sounding bullish, DGCA expects more than 100 million domestic passengers to fly by the year end, especially as India has outstripped passenger traffic growth in this sector across major global economies including the US and China last year.

India's top 10 airlines by market share

Here is the list of India's top 10 airlines by market share as per the list released by DGCA for March 2016.

DGCA seeks details of rise in fares from airlines

As concerns mount over rise in airfares during peak seasons and crisis situations, aviation regulator DGCA has asked airlines to provide details on the number of tickets sold in the highest fare bracket and share of revenue earned from this on 20 identified routes.

Air travellers to get refund on development fee for tickets booked beyond April 30

Air travellers to get refund on development fee for tickets booked beyond April 30

DGCA has asked airlines to refund development fee charged from passengers flying out of the IGIA on the tickets booked for journey beyond April 30.

DGCA mulls easing aircraft import norms

DGCA mulls easing aircraft import norms

 Domestic airlines might soon be allowed to import aircraft that are up to 18 years old, with aviation watchdog DGCA proposing to ease the norms as government looks to boost regional air connectivity.

SpiceJet sacks pilot who forced air hostess to sit with him in cockpit during flight

SpiceJet sacks pilot who forced air hostess to sit with him in cockpit during flight

The SpiceJet airline has sacked one of his pilots for allegedly asking the chief air hostess of the flight to sit with him in the cockpit of a Boeing 737 flight. 

Bad news for flyers! SpiceJet hikes ticket cancellation charges

Bad news for flyers! SpiceJet hikes ticket cancellation charges

Budget carrier SpiceJet has also increased its ticket cancellation charges by over Rs 350, days after its competitor IndiGo announced a flat charge of Rs 2,250 even as the DGCA deadline for airlines to submit their response on the issue ended on Friday