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Abu Dhabi-bound flight aborts take-off following problem

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:38

An Abu Dhabi-bound flight with around 117 passengers and crew on board aborted take-off following a `technical problem`, airport officials said.

Etihad announces incentives for students flying abroad

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 18:39

Eyeing the large Indian student community aspiring for admissions in universities across the US and UK, gulf airline Etihad on Tuesday announced a special programme which allows an additional baggage of 10 kg and other benefits, ahead of the academic session.

CVC may close complaints of irregularities in Jet-Etihad deal

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 18:48

The Civil Aviation Ministry has submitted replies to the CVC on a series of allegations raised by Nishikant Dubey against the deal and clarified all concerns raised by him, official sources said.

Concerns on Jet-Etihad deal were politically motivated: Ajit

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 23:22

With FIPB granting conditional clearance to the Rs 2,058 crore Jet-Etihad deal, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday said the concerns raised by MPs and others over it were "politically motivated".

FIPB nod to Jet-Etihad deal may face rough weather

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 23:01

FIPB clearance to Jet-Etihad deal is likely to face rough weather with a BJP MP saying he would raise the issue in Parliament and Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy threatening to move court.

Nod for Jet-Etihad deal positive for industry: Experts

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 22:25

The Indian government's investment promotion board's conditional nod to the proposed 24 percent stake-sale in Jet Airways to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is a positive step for the aviation industry, experts watching the sector opined Monday.

Jet shares soar over 4% on hopes of FIPB nod for Etihad deal

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 19:10

Shares of the company settled 4.22 percent higher at Rs 412.20 on the BSE. Intra-day, the stock gained 9.96 percent to Rs 434.90.

FIPB gives conditional approval to Jet-Etihad deal

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 09:07

Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) Monday cleared Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airlines buying 26 percent stake in Jet Airways for Rs 2,058 crore with some conditions.

Etihad agrees to cut number of directors on Jet board

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 15:27

As per the revised shareholding agreement, Etihad would have two directors on the board after the deal, as against the earlier proposal of four directors in the 10-member board, sources said.

Jet-Etihad deal: Agencies in consultation on 'control' issue

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 20:15

As Jet-Etihad deal continues to face regulatory hurdles, the government and market regulator SEBI Wednesday said consultations are underway between various agencies on whether the deal amounts to transfer of 'control' in the Indian carrier to foreign hands.

PM's directive on India-Abu Dhabi air services agreement

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 23:55

The Prime Minister had last month directed that the India-Abu Dhabi air services agreement (ASA) should not be operationalised till it was discussed in the Union Cabinet.

Jet plans to focus more on single-aisle planes

Last Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013, 21:34

Though the airline did not specify reasons for this shift in strategy, it may be noted that single-aisle planes are more economical and are good for feeder/short-haul services.