Vistara said on Monday it will start flights on the Delhi-Tokyo route from June 16 under the air bubble arrangement formed between India and Japan.
The Civil Aviation Ministry has said that no meals will be served to passengers in flights under two hours.
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.
The government is likely to remove the fare band besides lifting other restrictions amid a possible increase in domestic air traffic in the coming summer season, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday.
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.
Commercial passenger flight services at Sikkims lone airport at Pakyong near Gangtok resumed on Saturday after a gap of about 19 months.
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said that the government is reviewing the situation and it has allowed limited resumption of civil aviation with the United Kingdom.
Flight services between India and UK will resume from January 8, 2020, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Friday.
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday hinted at an extension of temporary suspension of passenger flights between India and the UK, where a new variant of the coronavirus has been detected.
Last week, Japan banned nonresident foreigners coming from Britain and South Africa after confirming the new variant in seven people over the last two days — five from Britain who tested positive at airports and two others in Tokyo.
India has suspended flights from the UK till December 31 after a new strain of coronavirus has found in the country and is spreading rapidly. More to follow.
Air travel in India will reach pre-COVID level by the end of current year or early January, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Monday. He also urged people to continue to maintain safety protocol with self-discipline.
The Centre on Wednesday allowed domestic airlines to deploy up to 70 per cent of their flight capacity from an earlier 60 per cent, with immediate effect.
Air India Express said Saudi Arabia has permitted outbound passenger flights to India under the Vande Bharat mission. On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia had banned flights to and from India amid a surge in coronavirus cases.
Meals will now be served onboard flights as the civil aviation ministry has changed the standard operating procedure for domestic and international flights. Airlines can now serve pre-packed meals, snacks, and beverages as per the policy of the airline depending on the flight time, the new SOP for domestic flights states.
Unscheduled transit flights will not be allowed to land at the Delhi airport for four hours in the morning and three hours in the evening on Independence Day, its operator DIAL said Friday.
The embargo has prompted desperate passengers to buy tickets on multiple flights — with stopovers at airports located in other states — to travel between Kolkata and six cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Nagpur and Ahmedabad.
Flights coming from six cities to Kolkata will remain suspended till August 15. Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, and Ahmedabad are the cities from where the flights will be banned.
Passenger flights to Kolkata have been banned from six coronavirus hotspot cities in wake of rising coronavirus cases. The ban which was already existing has now been extended till July 31, airport sources informed on Friday.
Rating agency ICRA expects domestic passenger traffic during 2020-21 to de-grow in the range of 41-46 per cent.