Highs and lows mark 2015 trajectory of India's aviation sector

Highs and lows mark 2015 trajectory of India's aviation sector

Read how domestic aviation fared in 2015.

Air India asks Govt to reconsider easing of 5/20 rule

Air India asks Govt to reconsider easing of 5/20 rule

Air India has asked the Government to "reconsider" the proposed easing of 5/20 rule which will help new airlines to fly overseas without serving much on domestic routes, saying the move will be "detrimental" not only for the national carrier but also against the other established players.

Aviation ministry working on bailout plan for airlines

The aviation ministry is exploring possibilities of offering loans at lower rates for working capital through the state-owned banks.

Ministry asks airlines to limit number of 'privileged' seats

The Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday asked all airlines to limit the number of 'privileged' seats for which they could charge a fee, with a few carriers imposing price tags on a very large number of them.

Poor performance of regional airlines to be examined

"It has been decided to conduct a study to examine why regional airlines are not successful in India and what needs to be done to promote regional air connectivity," official sources said.

Ground handling can't be taken away from airlines: SC told

The federation said their efficiency and time-bound services would be adversely affected if the handling duties is taken over by the government authorities and refuted the contentions of the Centre it has been done out of security concern.

No airline could lose its permit for not paying staff: Govt

It said that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has been regularly monitoring the safety related issues of all airlines.

India to negotiate with African nations on operating to LatAm

India would negotiate with African nations to allow its airlines the right to operate to places in Latin America from there.

India sees 25% rise in air traffic in last 2 years

India has witnessed an over 25 percent increase in air traffic in the last two years with Kingfisher emerging as the number one carrier.