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US-based Interups picks up 49% stake in TruJet

New Delhi, April 1 -- New York-based Interups Inc has picked up a 49% stake in regional carrier TruJet Limited or Turbo Megha Airways, owned by Hyderabad-based MEIL Group, under the foreign direct inv... Read More


US-based picks up 49% stake in TruJet airline

New Delhi, April 1 -- New York-based investor Interups Inc. has purchased a 49% stake in regional airline TruJet, operated by Turbo Megha Airways Pvt. Ltd. Financial details of the transaction were no... Read More


Willie Walsh takes over as IATA director general

New Delhi, April 1 -- Willie Walsh, former chief executive of International Airlines Group (IAG), has become the eighth director general of International Air Transport Association (IATA), effective Th... Read More


Delhi-bound travellers to undergo random covid test

New Delhi, March 31 -- Passengers arriving at airports, railway stations and bus terminals in the national capital will have to undergo random covid-19 tests, as part of additional precautionary measu... Read More


Railway freight loading up 24% in March, earnings also rise 24%

NEW DELHI, March 31 -- Indian Railways carried 122.19 million tonne of freight in March, a jump of 24% year-on-year, indicating a recovery in economic activities after the disruptions caused by covid-... Read More


Smaller cities lead recovery in air travel

New Delhi, March 31 -- The recovery in India's air passenger traffic, which plunged to record lows after the coronavirus outbreak early last year, is coming from smaller towns and cities and not the l... Read More


DGCA allocates 18,843 weekly departures for Summer Schedule 2021

New Delhi, March 30 -- The DGCA on Tuesday said that it has allocated 18,843 departures per week for domestic airlines during the upcoming summer schedule 2021 from 108 airports across the country, wh... Read More


Government inaugurates 22 new routes under RCS

New Delhi, March 30 -- The Indian government has inaugurated 22 new routes under the regional connectivity scheme (RCS), six of which have been operationalized in North East India. These include Shil... Read More


DGCA pulls up airport operators for not following covid-19 protocols

New Delhi, March 30 -- The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday pulled up airport operators for not complying to covid-19 protocols during surveillance conducted by the civil aviati... Read More


Covid-19: Average daily domestic fliers drop due to rising number of cases

New Delhi, March 30 -- The average number of daily domestic flight passengers fell for the week that ended on 27 March compared with the week before owing to the rising number of covid-19 cases and th... Read More