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Domestic air travel recovery delayed by 3 months: Ind-Ra

Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Recovery in domestic and international travel has been delayed by three and six months, respectively, due to Covid resurgence, said India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra). The first two months of 2021 witnessed a solid improvement in...

Meals barred on flights below 2-hour duration

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Amid the rising number of Covid cases in the country, the Centre has barred meals on flights with less than 2-hour duration. Further, in terms of longer flights, the servicing of inflight meals would have...

Boeing forecasts demand for over 2,200 new aircraft in India by 2041

New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Aerospace major Boeing expects demand for more than 2,200 new jets valued at nearly $320 billion over the next 20 years in India. In its annual Commercial Market Outlook (CMO), Boeing anticipates resilient long-term demand...

Spike in Covid cases pose challenge to aviation sector’s recovery: ICRA

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Spike in Covid cases poses a challenge for the aviation sector's recovery, said ratings agency ICRA. According to the agency, domestic passenger traffic in March 2021 has been estimated at 77-78 lakh, implying a flat...

IndiGo introduces door-to-door baggage transfer service

<img class="size-full wp-image-66823 aligncenter" src="https://indiaupdates.in/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/indigo-new-delhi-igi-t3-bloomberg-1200.jpg" alt="IndiGo introduces door-to-door baggage transfer service" width="1200" height="667" />New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Airline major IndiGo on Friday said that it has partnered with on-demand platform CarterPorter to provide door-to-door baggage delivery service. The airline...

DGCA wants ‘spot fines’ on those violating Covid protocols

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India's civil aviation regulator has advised airport operators to take punitive action by imposing 'spot fines' against passengers violating Covid-19 safety protocols. In a circular issued on Tuesday, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)...

Air India may get new buyers in May-June

New Delhi, Mar 26 (IANS): The much-delayed privatisation of Air India is likely to complete in the first half of this year. Speaking at the Times Network India Economic Conclave, the Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Hardeep Singh Puri said that...

International flights suspension extended till April 30

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday extended the suspension on international commercial flights till April 30. However, international passenger flights under air travel bubble arrangements will continue. "In partial modification of circular dated...

GoAir makes history with 1st Srinagar night flight

New Delhi, Mar. March 20 (IANS) Low cost carrier GoAir operated the first night flight from Srinagar to New Delhi, thus becoming the first airline in the history of Indian aviation to achieve this feat. The GoAir flight G8 7007...

Govt plans to sell residual stake in four airports

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Central government aims to sell its residual stake in four airports as part of the Rs 2.5 lakh crore asset monetisation pipeline. The sale of Airport Authority of India's remaining stake in the four...

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Indian hospitals now need their own permanent oxygen plants

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) As Covid-19 pandemic moves from the urban centres to the hinterlands ravaging the over-burdened...