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Second wave casts a cloud over India's fragile aviation industry

NEW DELHI, April 16 -- India's second wave of covid-19 has cast a cloud over its airlines, which were barely recovering from the harsh lockdown of 2020. Domestic passenger traffic has been rising eve... Read More


Domestic air traffic growth likely to shrink 15-17% in April

New Delhi, April 14 -- Domestic air passenger traffic growth is likely to contract 15-17% in April as the spike in covid-19 infections and fresh restrictions imposed by states are set to delay recover... Read More


Air India hunts for CEOs to head its subsidiaries

NEW DELHI, April 14 -- Divestment-bound national carrier Air India Ltd is looking out for candidates to fill the chief executive's post at its subsidiaries Air India Air Transport Services Ltd (AIASL)... Read More


Public shareholders of IndiGo vote against ESOP grant to CEO

New Delhi, April 12 -- The majority of InterGlobe Aviation Ltd's public shareholders opposed granting stock options to its chief executive officer (CEO), but a resolution to this effect was passed giv... Read More


Majority of public shareholders vote against ESOP allotment to IndiGo CEO

New Delhi, April 12 -- About two third of the public shareholders of InterGlobe Aviation Limited have voted against a resolution to approve grant of 185,000 stock options to the chief executive of the... Read More


Government bans meals on flights below two-hour duration

New Delhi, April 12 -- The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Monday banned meal services on flights with less than two hours of travel duration to minimize the risk of covid infection. The norm wil... Read More


Second wave casts a cloud over fragile aviation sector

New Delhi, April 12 -- India's second wave of covid-19 has cast a cloud over its airlines, which were barely recovering from the harsh lockdown of 2020. Domestic passenger traffic has been rising eve... Read More


Government extends tenure of DGCA chief Arun Kumar by six months

NEW DELHI, April 10 -- The government has extended the tenure of Arun Kumar, chief of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) by six months. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, headed... Read More


India finalizes air bubble agreement with Sri Lanka

New Delhi, April 10 -- The Indian government has finalized an air bubble agreement with Sri Lanka, which will allow all eligible passengers to travel between the two countries, the ministry of civil a... Read More


Cost of land near Jewar airport to surge

New Delhi, April 9 -- Land prices near Jewar airport in Uttar Pradesh, the first phase of which is expected to be completed by 2024, could surge by up to 100% with prices of residential real estatelik... Read More