Aviation

UDAN 4.0: Bids invited for 30 Airports/Airstrips, one Water Aerodrome in North-Eastern region

The Ministry of Civil Aviation will bear 90% of VGF (Viability Gap Funding) and the remaining 10% by North East state governments.

Dec 06, 2019, 23:07 PM IST

Jet Airways crisis: MPs to raise issue again as employees seek govt help

 Several MPs cutting across party lines have expressed their support for the early revival of the now grounded Jet Airways, saying that they will again raise the issue in the ongoing winter session of Parliament.

Dec 03, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

AAI invites bids for 4th round of regional connectivity UDAN scheme

The AAI will give priority to air connectivity to North Eastern Region, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Islands, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh among others.

Dec 03, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

Vistara joins hands with SBI Card to launch premium credit cards for fliers

The card benefits include one-way Premium Economy tickets on joining and achieving spends-based milestone (s), complimentary Club Vistara Silver tier membership, up to six free cancellation of flight tickets booked on Vistara channels.

Nov 26, 2019, 23:06 PM IST

Karnataka’s Kalaburagi airport becomes operational today

Star Air operated the first flight between Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) in Bengaluru and Kalaburagi Airport (GBR). 

Nov 22, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

Air India's Mumbai-bound flight grounded at Dubai airport due to technical reasons

A total of 244 passengers were on board the flight and were deplaned safely at Dubai airport as per standard operating procedure (SOP). Air India has provided accommodation and food to all the passengers.

Nov 12, 2019, 14:22 PM IST

Pakistan says airspace closure led to loss worth $50 million, claims India lost more

The closure of airspace by Pakistan after the Indian Air Force carried out airstrike in Balakot made the country suffer a loss worth $50 million.

Jul 19, 2019, 09:44 AM IST

Government to launch portal to help Jet Airways staff find jobs, in touch with SpiceJet and IndiGo

The Civil Aviation Ministry is in touch with other private airlines such as SpiceJet and IndiGo to assist Jet staff get meaningful employment.

Jul 17, 2019, 09:22 AM IST

Re-opening of Pakistan airspace a boon for Air India; travel time, ATF cost go down

Not just flying time, the opening of airspace over the neighbouring country will also curtail the cost incurred on aviation turbine fuel.

Jul 16, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Indigo 'worst performing' airline, Air India's luggage policy best: Parliamentary panel

The panel has taken strong note that during festive season some airlines are charging 8-10 times more than the normal fares.

Dec 27, 2018, 20:20 PM IST

India to become world's 3rd largest aviation market around 2024: IATA

IATA projected total air passenger numbers to touch 8.2 billion in 2037.

Oct 24, 2018, 22:11 PM IST

IndiGo grounds three flights in 24 hours over technical problems

The airline has grounded three flights in a span of 24 hours and sixth within a week.

Mar 19, 2018, 10:06 AM IST

Alert pilot saves lives of 180 IndiGo flight passengers at Ranchi airport

The pilot spotted the fault during the ground run of the flight itself, and hence stopped it to get it checked.

Feb 12, 2018, 15:14 PM IST

Boeing signs nearly $1 bn of services deals, eyes $50 bn target

The jet manufacturer has been looking to boost revenue in its services business which involves jet maintenance, repair and overhaul, data analytics and pilot training.

Feb 06, 2018, 15:43 PM IST

Passengers made to wait in flights for hours after landing. Here’s why

The incident happened on Saturday when GoAir flight 140 landed at Patna airport.

Dec 31, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

After incidents of flight delays, Jayant Sinha says ‘there’s no VIP culture at airports’

This comes days after Tourism Minister Alphons Kannanthanam was confronted by a passenger at the Imphal airport.

Nov 26, 2017, 13:49 PM IST

No middle seats for solo women travellers on Vistara flights

Women flying solo in a Vistara plane are allotted only window or aisle seats and not the middle ones and the airline is also providing them assistance with baggage as well as transport on her arrival at the destination.

Aug 01, 2017, 20:30 PM IST

Your flight boarding pass will not be torn anymore

Passengers' boarding passes will no more be required to be torn before boarding a flight, with aviation security watchdog BCAS scrapping the decades-old mandatory requirement for the airlines.

May 04, 2017, 20:43 PM IST

Your flight boarding pass will not be torn anymore

Passengers' boarding passes will no more be required to be torn before boarding a flight, with aviation security watchdog BCAS scrapping the decades-old mandatory requirement for the airlines.

May 04, 2017, 20:43 PM IST

Now, fly at fares as low as Rs 2,500 under govt's UDAN scheme

Come October 21 (Friday) and the aam aadmi can fly at fares as low as just Rs 2,500 under the government's UDAN (Udey Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) scheme.

Oct 19, 2016, 18:45 PM IST