A total of 87,055 Indians have returned back home from Singapore since May last year as part of the Vande Bharat Mission repatriation flights.
Dubai’s long-haul carrier Emirates will begin shipping aid from the World Health Organization and other groups into India for free
The Delhi government has lodged a complaint against four airlines including IndiGo, Vistara, Spice Jet and Air Asia for flouting Covid norms. The action against these airlines have been taken for not checking passengers RT-PCR negative report on arrival from Mumbai. The complaint has been registered as per the DDMA act.
SpiceJet has introduced a zero change fee offer under which passengers can modify dates or names on the ticket.
Full-service carrier Vistara has decided to roll back the pay cut, implemented by the airline last year, for certain categories of employees from April while the reduced salaries will continue for the management-level executives, including the CEO, according to an e-mail to the airline staff.
To honour actor Sonu Sood's humanitarian work for the needy and less privileged, a SpiceJet Boeing 737 aircraft was recently wrapped in a special livery which includes an image of the actor along with a line that reads, ‘A salute to the saviour Sonu Sood’.
Seeking to ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols by air travellers, aviation regulator DGCA on Saturday asked airlines to deboard passengers who do not wear their mask "properly" despite repeated warnings.
The city airport has said five domestic airlines will be operating 102 flights to 27 destinations on day one of the resumption of flight operations from Terminal-1 on Wednesday.
Boeing has recommended that airlines ground all 777s with the type of engine that blew apart after takeoff from Denver this weekend, and most carriers that fly those planes said they would temporarily pull them from service.
The cap on the number of domestic flights that Indian airlines are permitted to operate will remain at 80 per cent of their pre-COVID levels till March 31 or till the summer schedule begins, said the Civil Aviation Ministry on Thursday.
Rupesh, 40, was the IndiGo's airport manager. He was sprayed with bullets while he was inside his SUV waiting for the gates of his residence in Punaichak locality under Shastri Nagar police station in the heart of Patna to open after his return from office in January.
Bihar DGP S.K. Singhal said on Tuesday that the contract for airport parking lot could be the reason behind the murder of IndiGo state head Rupesh Kumar Singh, who was allegedly shot dead by criminals near the Shastri Nagar police station area in Patna on Januray 12.
Those behind the crime should be given severe punishment after a speedy trial, CM Nitish Kumar told Bihar DGP.
Aviation regulator DGCA on Friday issued guidelines to all aircraft operators who plan to transport COVID-19 vaccines packed in dry ice to various parts of the country, outlining the necessary safety precautions and modalities.
Full-service carrier Vistara on Thursday said it will commence non-stop special flight services between New Delhi and Frankfurt in Germany, under the air bubble agreement, starting February 18.
IndiGo airlines on Thursday informed that some of their servers were subject to a hacking incident earlier this month. The airlines said they were able to restore our systems in a very short span of time with minimal impact.
The Centre on Monday denied asking airlines not to fly in Chinese nationals. Civil Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that reports suggesting airlines have been asked to stop flying Chinese nationals are wrong.
The government has 'informally' asked all airlines not to fly Chinese nationals into the country, a report in Time of India said. Back in November, China had barred the entry of foreign nationals, including India, with valid visas and residence permit from various countries. It cited the pandemic as a reason behind its decision to stop foreigners from entering into the country.
IndiGo airlines on Tuesday said a passenger whose connecting flight is cancelled can now rebook that part of the journey or take the refund for the same.