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India now has over 700 commercial aircraft: DGCA

By Rohit Vaid (IANS): India's civil aviation sector, which was heavily battered by the Covid-19 pandemic, added over 20 aircraft during the year 2020. The inductions are considered to be a sign of revival as well as airlines reposing their faith...

Airline industry expected to stay cash negative in 2021: IATA

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Airlines are expected to remain cash negative until 2022, the International Air Transport Association's analysis showed on Wednesday. However, previous analysis in November 2020 indicated that airlines would turn cash positive in the fourth quarter...

Air fare cap expand, lower band increased by 10%

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS): To give more pricing flexibility to airlines, Centre has expanded the airfare cap, sources said on Thursday. Accordingly, the lower fare band has been increased by 10 per cent, while the upper cap has been raised...

Air strike: Airlines swing into action as vaccine transport commences all India

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The country's civil aviation sector swung into action on Tuesday for providing the expeditious logistical support to the roll-out of India's mega anti-Covid vaccination drive. Accordingly, nine flights operated by various domestic airlines ferried 56.5...

Airstrike: Airlines gear-up to deliver Covid a vaccine blow

By Rohit Vaid, (IANS) India's airline industry which was heavily battered by the pandemic's onslaught is now gearing up to take the fight back to the virus via lending the key logistical support for anti-Covid-19 vaccine deployment. The industry is...

Bharat Bandh: Airports, airlines’ ops not impacted

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Bharat Bandh called by farmer organisations on Tuesday had no effect on the country’s aviation sector, industry insiders said. The farmers from Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh, who have been agitating over the bills, described them...

Recovery flight: Airlines gear up to deploy more capacity as traffic rises

By Rohit Vaid, (IANS) Rising passenger numbers have lifted the prospects of India's Covid battered airline sector, as industry players rush to augment capacity, increase hiring and scale up operations. In terms of numbers, the domestic passenger traffic has gradually...

International flights to remain suspended till Dec 31

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Centre on Thursday extended the suspension of scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till December 31. "This restriction shall not apply to the international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by...

India’s Oct domestic air passenger traffic crashes by over 57%

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) India’s domestic air passenger traffic crashed by over 57 per cent in October on a year-on-year basis, as rising Covid-19 cases continued to disrupt the already heavily impacted sector. According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA),...

Airlines allowed to deploy up to 70% capacity in domestic sector

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday allowed domestic airlines to deploy up to 70 per cent of their flight capacity from an earlier 60 per cent, with immediate effect. Till now, the Centre had permitted only 60 per...

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Hybrid physical hearing to begin in SC from March 15

New Delhi, Mar 6 (IANS): Come March 15, the Supreme Court will begin hybrid physical hearing after a gap of...