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SpiceJet hikes excess baggage fee, other airlines might follow suit

According to the airline`s website, the fee on excess checked-in baggage above the free 15 kg limit for 5 kg has been hiked from Rs 500 earlier to Rs 1,425.

Now, pay three times more for excess baggage on all domestic flights

Now, pay three times more for excess baggage on all domestic flights

Currently, all domestic carriers allow free checked-in baggage up to 15 kgs. Only Air India allows free baggage up to 23 kg.

Puducherry back on aviation map; SpiceJet launches services to Hyderabad launched

Puducherry back on aviation map; SpiceJet launches services to Hyderabad launched

After a gap of three years, flight services to Puducherry resumed on Wednesday with low-cost carrier SpiceJet launching a service from Hyderabad under the Centre's regional air connectivity scheme.

SpiceJet Q1 net profit up 16% at Rs 173 crore

 SpiceJet on Thursday reported nearly 16 percent jump in consolidated net profit at Rs 172.67 crore for three months ended June, staying in the black for the 10th straight quarter.

Pay Rs 579 crore in share transfer dispute, Supreme Court tells SpiceJet

Pay Rs 579 crore in share transfer dispute, Supreme Court tells SpiceJet

he Supreme Court on Friday directed SpiceJet to pay Rs 579 crore in a share transfer dispute case in the wake of change in the airline`s ownership in 2015.

Jet Airways cutting pilot pay to trim costs

Jet Airways cutting pilot pay to trim costs

Jet Airways has proposed salary and stipend cuts in letters sent to pilots earlier this month, saying it was forced to take such steps as it was "intensely focused on fleet and network rationalisation".

IndiGo lifts ban on TDP MP Diwakar Reddy

Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Wednesday said it has decided to revoke the ban on flying TDP MP JC Diwakar Reddy on its flights.

SpiceJet launches two flights under RCS-Udan scheme

SpiceJet launches two flights under RCS-Udan scheme

Out of the six proposals, four will cater to unserved markets of Adampur, Kandla, Puducherry and Jaisalmer while two will be for underserved markets of Porbandar and Kanpur.
 

IndiGo coach window shatters from jet blast, FIR registered

IndiGo coach window shatters from jet blast, FIR registered

Five passengers on-board an IndiGo coach at the airport here sustained minor injuries after a window shattered, allegedly due to a jet blast from a SpiceJet plane approaching a parking bay.

IndiGo coach window shatters from jet blast, FIR registered

IndiGo coach window shatters from jet blast, FIR registered

The incident happened when the IndiGo bus was parked for boarding of passengers on the flight to Mumbai, an IndiGo spokesperson said.

Jet blast shatters IndiGo plane's window, five injured

Jet blast shatters IndiGo plane's window, five injured

Five passengers received minor injuries and were taken to the airport clinic. The matter is being probed by aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

Indian airline's aircraft order to create American jobs: Trump

Indian airline's aircraft order to create American jobs: Trump

SpiceJet Chairman and Managing Director Ajay Singh said the planes under the USD 22 billion order would be manufactured in the US.

 

SpiceJet set to launch flights under UDAN scheme next month

SpiceJet set to launch flights under UDAN scheme next month

Budget carrier SpiceJet will launch next month two new daily direct flights to Porbandar and Kandla from here under the Central government's regional connectivity scheme - UDAN.

SpiceJet to operate 8 new flights from July

SpiceJet to operate 8 new flights from July

The airline said it will operate new direct flights on Hyderabad-Jaipur, Jaipur-Guwahati and Hyderabad-Chandigarh routes, effective from July 1.

WhatsApp row: Jet pilots' body NAG to hold emergency meeting today

WhatsApp row: Jet pilots' body NAG to hold emergency meeting today

In a rare move, aviation watchdog DGCA has filed a police complaint against 34 pilots of Jet Airways, IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir for allegedly posting "obscene" messages.

SpiceJet reports 43% fall in net profit in Q4 FY17

SpiceJet reports 43% fall in net profit in Q4 FY17

Budget carrier SpiceJet on Saturday reported 43 percent fall in net profit at Rs 41.6 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2017 due to higher fuel cost and lower yield on account of demonetisation.

This ethical hacker could travel the world for free – But he chose something else

This ethical hacker could travel the world for free – But he chose something else

Sanjani has given an elaborate account of how he easily hacked into Air India, SpiceJet, Cleartrip apps and highlighted the loopholes.

Bonanza for air travellers: SpiceJet offers air tickets as cheap as Rs 12

SpiceJet offers air tickets as cheap as Rs 12. Watch the full segment for more details.

No-fly list': New rules today for airlines banning passengers

No-fly list': New rules today for airlines banning passengers

The no-fly list has been amended by Air India from the day Shiv Sena MP Ravindra​ Gaikwad hit 62-year-old R Sukumar with his slipper.

Domestic air passenger traffic up by 15% in March

Domestic air passenger traffic up by 15% in March

The deceleration in the domestic air traffic growth continues for the second consecutive month this year with the demand for travel going up nearly 15 percent to 90.45 lakh in March.