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Airbus expects to deliver 566 commercial aircraft in 2021

New Delhi, Feb. 18 -- Aerospace major Airbus SE will deliver 566 aircraft to its customers in 2021, the same number it had supplied in 2020, as the company doesn't expect any further disruption to the... Read More


Govt releases new SOPs for international air passengers to contain new strains

New Delhi, Feb. 17 -- The government on Wednesday issued new standard operating procedures (SOPs) in which it has notified separate norms for international flights originating from United Kingdom (UK)... Read More


A sixth of Air India staff tested positive for coronavirus

New Delhi, Feb. 16 -- A sixth of Air India's staff have contracted the covid-19 virus, and 19 have died from it, according to civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri. A total of 1,995 employees of... Read More


Govt eases caps on airfare, extends curbs till 31 March

New Delhi, Feb. 12 -- The government on Thursday raised fare caps for airlines by as much as 30% to offset rising fuel prices but extended the curbs on setting fares till 31 March amid tepid travel de... Read More


Govt eases airfare caps, extends curbs till 31 Mar

New Delhi, Feb. 12 -- The government on Thursday raised fare caps for airlines by as much as 30% to offset rising fuel prices but extended the curbs on setting fares till March 31 amid tepid travel de... Read More


Privatization of 6-10 airports to begin from April

NEW DELHI, Feb. 12 -- The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will begin the third stage of the airport privatization process for 6-10 airports in April, civil aviation secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola s... Read More


SpiceJet clocks loss for fourth quarter in a row

New Delhi, Feb. 11 -- No-frills carrier SpiceJet Ltd on Wednesday reported a consolidated loss of Rs.66.78 crore for the December quarter, its fourth consecutive quarterly loss, primarily due to low t... Read More


Govt hikes airfare caps by up to 30%, extends carrier limits till March-end

New Delhi, Feb. 11 -- The government on Thursday extended its control to cap airfares till 31 March while also increasing the lower and upper fare caps by anywhere between 10-30%, a step which could p... Read More


Airlines owe AAI Rs.2,500 cr in dues

New Delhi, Feb. 11 -- Major airlines owe state-owned airport operator Airports Authority of India (AAI) over Rs.2,500 crore in dues, an amount mostly made up of Air India's dues of Rs.2,218.81 crore, ... Read More


Airlines owe Airports Authority over Rs.2,500 crore in dues

NEW DELHI, Feb. 11 -- Major scheduled airlines owe the Airports Authority of India (AAI) over Rs.2,500 crore in dues, with national carrier Air India Limited alone accounting for Rs.2,218 crore of the... Read More