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  • gunmen seize turkish airlines pilots in lebanon

    Gunmen seize Turkish Airlines pilots in Lebanon

    World | August 09, 2013 21:24 IST

    Beirut, Aug 9: Gunmen ambushed a van on Friday carrying a Turkish Airlines crew in the Lebanese capital, kidnapping a pilot and a co-pilot in an attack that appeared linked to the ongoing civil war

  • airlines spread wings again may hire 5 000 staff this year

    Airlines spread wings again; may hire 5,000 staff this year

    June 23, 2013 15:46 IST

    New Delhi, June 23: Air carriers have embarked on an aggressive hiring strategy with plans to add over 5,000 jobs this year, as they get ready for the entry of a new player and look

  • scorpion stings air passenger

    Scorpion stings air passenger

    India | July 02, 2012 16:41 IST

    Chennai, Jul 2: A scorpion stung a Bahrain-bound passenger onboard a private airlines flight, forcing the take-off to be aborted while the aircraft was taxiing at the airport here today.Thirtyfive-year-old Vidyasagar, hailing from Puducherry, was

  • pvt airlines may get subsidy for flying to north east

    Pvt airlines may get subsidy for flying to north east

    June 28, 2012 17:22 IST

    New Delhi, June 28:  Government is considering a proposal to provide subsidy to private airlines operating flights on loss-making routes in the north eastern region.  Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) came out

  • kingfisher airlines owes rs 269 cr income tax says govt

    Kingfisher Airlines owes Rs 269 cr income tax, says Govt

    May 18, 2012 14:44 IST

    New Delhi, May 18: Vijay Mallya-promoted Kingfisher Airlines owes Rs 269.06 crore income tax and I-T Department has initiated penalty and prosecution proceedings against the private carrier, Government informed the Lok Sabha today.Kingfisher Airlines was

  • govt may allow 49 pc fdi in airlines

    Govt May Allow 49 Pc FDI In Airlines

    April 11, 2012 22:44 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 11: The Union Cabinet at its meeting tomorrow is likely to take a decision to allow 49 per cent foreign direct inestment in private airlines. With this,the government is set to again

  • kingfisher seeks more time to pay service tax dues

    Kingfisher Seeks More Time To Pay Service Tax Dues

    March 23, 2012 18:39 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 23: Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines has sought more time from the revenue department to pay its Service Tax dues of about Rs 76 crore, a finance ministry official said today.“They want some more

  • kingfisher cuts more flights mallya to meet pilots on

    Kingfisher Cuts More Flights, Mallya To Meet Pilots On Thursday

    March 14, 2012 12:13 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 14: Beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines today announced further reduction in its flight schedule and said its promoter Vijay Mallya will tomorrow meet pilots agitating over delayed salary.Last month the company had informed the

  • lightning strikes four airlines jets near houston

    Lightning Strikes Four Airlines Jets Near Houston, Passengers Safe

    World | March 10, 2012 18:20 IST

    Houston (Texas), Mar 10: Lightning struck four commercial airliners near both Houston airports, but the crews were able to land safely, officials with the Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday.The FAA said two of the

  • kingfisher says making alternative arrangements for booking

    Kingfisher Says Making Alternative Arrangements For Booking

    March 09, 2012 12:17 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 9: Crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines today said it has made alternative arrangements for customers to book their travel on the carrier, in the wake of global airlines' body IATA suspending it from its

  • govt goes ahead to allow direct import of jet fuel by

    Govt Goes Ahead To Allow Direct Import Of Jet Fuel By Airlines

    February 16, 2012 20:31 IST

    New Delhi, Feb 16: Government today moved forward to implement its decision to allow Indian carriers to directly import jet fuel, with the Civil Aviation Ministry writing to the Commerce Ministry to take the necessary

  • gom allows airlines to directly import jet fuel

    GoM Allows Airlines to Directly Import Jet Fuel

    February 07, 2012 15:20 IST

    New Delhi, Feb 7: In major initiatives to strengthen the cash-strapped aviation sector, a Group of Ministers today decided to allow airlines to directly import jet fuel to enable them save on high incidence of

  • pm to meet airlines chiefs on saturday

    PM To Meet Airlines Chiefs On Saturday

    November 25, 2011 17:13 IST

    New Delhi, Nov 25: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hold a meeting with chiefs of all Indian airlines tomorrow to discuss the situation being faced by the cash-strapped carriers and other related issues.  Civil Aviation

  • draft cabinet note for 26 fdi in airlines by foreign

    Draft Cabinet Note For 26% FDI In Airlines By Foreign Carriers

    November 22, 2011 18:58 IST

    New Delhi, Nov 22: With Kingfisher and several other airlines landing into dire straits, the Industry Ministry has moved a draft Cabinet note on allowing 26 per cent FDI by foreign airlines in the domestic

  • dgca warns airlines on mounting fares

    DGCA Warns Airlines On Mounting Fares

    November 17, 2011 17:49 IST

    New Delhi, Nov 17: With airfares mounting in the last couple of weeks primarily due to cancellation of Kingfisher flights, aviation regulator DGCA today warned airlines not to raise air ticket prices beyond a given

  • kingfisher to launch nine new domestic flights

    Kingfisher To Launch Nine New Domestic Flights

    June 11, 2011 20:23 IST

    Bangalore, Jun 11: Kingfisher Airlines today announced the launch of nine new flights on its domestic network.With this, Kingfisher Airlines becomes the only airline in India to offer flight services between Mumbai-Kolhapur, New Delhi-Pantnagar and

  • what bollywood thinks of our airports airlines

    What Bollywood Thinks Of Our Airports, Airlines

    Bollywood | May 22, 2011 13:09 IST

    Mumbai, May 22: A local tabloid has thoughtfully collated the comments posted by Bollywood stars about our airports and airlines. No wonder, the report said, most stars look grumpy when they get off a plane. Apparently,airports

  • kingfisher bonanza for team india players family

    Kingfisher Bonanza For Team India Players, Family

    Cricket | April 05, 2011 21:16 IST

    Chennai, Apr 5: Latest in the list of rewards announced to Indian cricket team, which won the World Cup, is from Kingfisher Airlines, as it today announced lifetime travel privileges to all members of the

  • 2 arrested pilots paid touts rs 10 12 lakh for forged

    2 Arrested Pilots Paid Touts Rs 10-12 Lakh For Forged Marksheets

    India | March 14, 2011 20:23 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 14: Two pilots arrested in the national capital for procuring flying licence by allegedly forging marksheets are believed to have paid touts Rs10-12 lakh each, police said on Monday.Police arrested Parminder Kaur

  • do more govt tells airlines on fare issue

    Do More: Govt Tells Airlines On Fare Issue

    India | December 13, 2010 20:52 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 13 (PTI) Talking tough, the government today said it was not "fully satisfied" with the steps taken by air carriers so far to lower the "astronomical" fares and wanted all airlines to