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  • cheaper jet fuel allows airlines to offer discount fares

    Cheaper jet fuel allows airlines to offer discount fares

    February 07, 2015 19:05 IST

    New Delhi: With the lowering of jet fuel prices, domestic airlines are offering several discount schemes to attract passengers in the lean travel season.First off the block was budget passenger carrier SpiceJet which launched its

  • ajay singh takes over spicejet control from kalanithi maran

    Ajay Singh takes over SpiceJet control from Kalanithi Maran

    January 15, 2015 18:42 IST

    New Delhi: Capping weeks of uncertainty over its future, beleaguered SpiceJet on Thursday said its promoter Kalanithi Maran would transfer his entire stake in the carrier to original founder Ajay Singh as part of plans

  • airlines welcome fuel price cut no immediate fare reduction

    Airlines welcome fuel price cut, no immediate fare reduction

    January 02, 2015 11:06 IST

    New Delhi: Domestic airlines on Thursday welcomed the 12.5 per cent cut in jet fuel prices, terming it as a much-needed relief but ruled out any immediate reduction in fares."ATF (aviation turbine fuel) rate per

  • indian airlines set to post an operating profit of rs 8 100

    Indian airlines set to post an operating profit of Rs 8,100 crore: Crisil

    December 31, 2014 11:48 IST

    New Delhi: Domestic carriers are expected to post an operating profit of Rs 81 billion in fiscal 2016, a complete “U-turn” from the Rs 15 billion loss posted in fiscal 2014, rating agency Crisil Research

  • deploy cat 3 complaint plane crew during fog dgca to

    Deploy CAT-3 complaint plane, crew during fog: DGCA to airlines

    India | December 24, 2014 22:27 IST

    New Delhi: The civil aviation regulator has ordered all the airlines to deploy CAT-III complaint plane and crew trained to fly under low visibility conditions while operating in and out of IGI airport here in

  • beleaguered spicejet may see change of guard

    Beleaguered SpiceJet may see change of guard

    December 21, 2014 12:46 IST

    New Delhi: Beleaguered SpiceJet could see a change of guard if Indian and foreign investors, who are now carrying out due diligence of the cash-strapped airline, are convinced about investing over Rs 1,200 crore and

  • spicejet is in doldrums top 5 things to know

    SpiceJet is in doldrums: Top 5 things to know

    December 18, 2014 16:45 IST

    New Delhi: SpiceJet is in a serious financial trouble. The airline had to ground its fleet after oil suppliers refused to refuel its planes citing unpaid dues. Now the airline's customer care helpline is flooded

  • spicejet resumes operation pays cash to buy jet fuel

    SpiceJet resumes operation, pays cash to buy jet fuel

    December 18, 2014 14:37 IST

    New Delhi: Troubled airline SpiceJet on Thursday resumed operations after being forced to cancel over 150 flights with oil marketing companies refusing to refuel its planes forcing the budget carrier to pay Rs three crore

  • spicejet operations grounded as oil companies stop fuel

    SpiceJet operations grounded as oil companies stop fuel supply

    December 17, 2014 10:57 IST

    New Delhi: Flight operations of cash-strapped SpiceJet were grounded today due to non-supply of jet fuel by oil marketing companies."Not even a single flight has taken off till this morning due to fuel supply issue

  • airlines oppose govt policy on connectivity to remote areas

    Airlines oppose govt policy on connectivity to remote areas

    September 21, 2014 17:03 IST

    New Delhi: Airlines and private charter operators have opposed the government's draft policy on air connectivity to regional and remote areas, saying it will have severe impact on their financial strength.Almost all major airlines, including

  • six more airlines to spice up indians aviation menu

    Six more airlines to spice up Indians aviation menu

    July 23, 2014 15:24 IST

    New Delhi: Several more new airlines are likely to fly in the Indian sky in the coming months with the government giving flying licence to four of the six companies which had sought permits for

  • airlines go in for flash sales tickets up for rs.1 999

    Airlines go in for flash sales; tickets up for Rs.1,999

    July 15, 2014 23:01 IST

    New Delhi: To attract more flyers and retain market share, domestic airlines Tuesday launched new flash sales of tickets, starting with a minimum airfare of Rs.1,999.“Low cost carriers (LCC) SpiceJet, Indigo and GoAir have started

  • airlines add capacity as tourists flock to leh

    Airlines add capacity as tourists flock to Leh

    May 11, 2014 19:57 IST

    Leh (Ladakh): Airlines and charter flights hired by tour operators are making a beeline to Leh as the tourist season sets in the cold desert area of the Himalayas.High returns due to low rates of

  • srilankan airlines to operate direct flights to china

    SriLankan Airlines to operate direct flights to China

    April 05, 2014 19:06 IST

    Beijing: Sri Lanka's national carrier will commence direct flights from Colombo to Beijing and Shanghai this week, allowing passengers to fly to the destinations without a stop-over.“We are excited about the direct services between Sri

  • kingfisher airlines captain moves hc for unpaid salary

    Kingfisher Airlines captain moves HC for unpaid salary

    April 03, 2014 20:30 IST

    New Delhi: A captain of Kingfisher Airlines has moved the Delhi High Court, seeking recovery of around Rs. 31 lakh, his outstanding salary for five months from the grounded airline.Sanjeev Kumar Ahuja has filed the

  • tv special to explore malaysia airlines mh370 disappearance

    TV special to explore Malaysia Airlines MH370 disappearance

    Bollywood | April 02, 2014 16:48 IST

    New Delhi: "Flight 370: The Missing Links", a one-hour special TV programme, will bring together foremost thinkers in aviation and security to explore key questions surrounding the disappearance of the lost Malaysia Airlines flight.The show

  • watch spicejet cabin crew spicing up holi with dance inside

    Watch SpiceJet cabin crew spicing up Holi with dance inside aircraft aisle, airlines gets DGCA notice

    India | March 20, 2014 15:09 IST

    New Delhi: Indian private airlines SpiceJet got a show cause notice from the Director General of Civil Aviation, after a video of the airline cabin crew doing an impromptu dance inside the aircraft aisle was

  • jet airways shares soar 3 most in over a month

    Jet Airways shares soar 3%, most in over a month

    November 19, 2013 17:37 IST

    Mumbai: Shares of Jet Airways today rose over 3 per cent, logging its best daily gain in over a month, after its promoter Tail Winds offloaded 7.89 per cent stake in the company for over

  • airlines told to avoid path near indonesia volcano

    Airlines told to avoid path near Indonesia volcano

    World | September 19, 2013 11:43 IST

    Jakarta, Indonesia: More than 15,000 residents have been forced to flee their homes near a volcano that rumbled to life less than a week ago in North Sumatra, spewing thick ash into the air. Local

  • goa to offer incentives to airlines to fight rising airfares

    Goa to offer incentives to airlines to fight rising airfares

    India | September 05, 2013 16:09 IST

    Panaji: In a bid to arrest slump in arrivals and insulate itself from rising airfares during the upcoming tourist season, the Goa government has decided to offer incentives to all airlines refuelling themselves in the