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Airlines gain altitude, but will fly into losses this fiscal, too

New Delhi, April 15 | Domestic airlines are expected to log net losses in FY22 on the back of lower domestic air traffic compared...

Covid Returns: Airlines clamour to reduce operational capacity (IANS Exclusive)

New Delhi, April 6 | Resurgence of Covid infections along with re-imposition of partial travel restrictions in some major states has triggered a clamour...

TPConnects, the Technology Provider, Announces That Eastern Airlines is Investing in...

Eastern Airlines selects TPConnects as its Technology Provider for NDC based distribution WAYNE, Pa., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Airlines, historically known as...

Israel announces aid program for airlines

Tel Aviv, March 18 | The Israeli Finance Ministry has announced an economic support program for the country's airlines due to the prolonged Covid-19...

United Airlines hit by class action lawsuit

Washington, March 9 | The Chicago-headquartered United Airlines was hit hard by a class action lawsuit filed by passengers who went through a near-death...

‘Airlines continue to bring back stranded Indians from Saudi Arabia’

New Delhi, March 2 | Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said India's airlines continue to bring back the stranded Indians from...

Airlines offered discounts to use Iranian airspace

Tehran, Feb 1 | Iran is offering discounts to major international airlines amid efforts by the government to boost transit income by increasing the...

Dogfight: Airlines unleash deep discounts to dominate the sky (IANS Special)

By Rohit VaidNew Delhi, Jan 19 | Fare wars induced deep discounting has reappeared in India's aviation sector, as airlines seek to augment cash...

Pakistan International Airlines plane seized in Malaysia

Islamabad, Jan 15 | Malaysian authorities on Friday seized a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane at the Kuala Lumpur Airport over the non-payment of...

Airlines transport Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin to 11 cities

New Delhi, Jan 13 | Domestic airlines on Wednesday provided the logistical support to pharma major Bharat Biotech for shipping out anti-Covid-19 'Covaxin' vaccines...

Airlines swing into action as vaccine transport commences across the country...

By Rohit VaidNew Delhi, Jan 12 | The country's civil aviation sector swung into action on Tuesday for providing expeditious logistical support to the...

Air strike: Airlines swing into action as vaccine transport commences all...

New Delhi, Jan 12 | The country's civil aviation sector swung into action on Tuesday for providing the expeditious...

Vaccine onboard: Airlines to transport 56.5L doses on Tuesday

New Delhi, Jan 12 | With the much-anticipated vaccination drive to combat Covid-19 on the anvil, domestic airlines on Tuesday have...

Govt issues norms for airlines to carry Covid vaccine

New Delhi, Jan 8 | The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday issued guidelines to airlines and other aircraft operators for transportation...

American Airlines resumes Boeing 737 Max commercial flight

San Francisco, Dec 30 | American Airlines has flown a Boeing 737 Max from Miami to New York with paying passengers on board, making...

Delhi court convicts SriLankan Airlines for sexual harassment at workplace

New Delhi, Dec 25 | A Delhi court has convicted SriLankan Airlines for not having an Internal Complaint Committee to address sexual harassment at...

Centre to hold talks with airlines on Wednesday

New Delhi, Dec 16 | Centre on Wednesday will hold a consultative meet with domestic airlines amid the ongoing pandemic.Industry Sources say the consultative...

American Airlines offers at-home Covid tests for US travel

New York, Dec 9 | American Airlines is about to start offering at-home Covid-19 tests to domestic fliers in order to help them meet...

Bharat Bandh: Airports, airlines’ ops not impacted (Lead)

New Delhi, Dec 8 | The Bharat Bandh called by farmer organisations on Tuesday had no effect on the country's aviation sector, industry insiders...

Airlines waive off rescheduling, no-show charges amid Bharat Bandh

New Delhi, Dec 8 | In a relief for flyers, airlines have waived-off cancellation, rescheduling charges for passengers, who could not report for their...

Recovery flight: Airlines gear up to deploy more capacity as traffic...

By Rohit VaidNew Delhi, Dec 6 | Rising passenger numbers have lifted the prospects of India's Covid battered airline sector, as industry players rush...

US’ Southwest Airlines warns of another slump in recovery

Washington, Nov 13 | The Texas-headquartered Southwest Airlines has said that gradual improvements in air travel during the last three months have stalled in...

Airlines allowed to deploy up to 70% capacity in domestic sector

New Delhi, Nov 11 | The Centre on Wednesday allowed domestic airlines to deploy up to 70 per cent of their flight capacity from...

Pakistani airlines may be banned over pilot licensing issue

Islamabad, Nov 8 | Airlines operating in Pakistan may face a ban from flying to 188 countries over their pilot licensing issue and failure...

Airlines’ 60% capacity cap extended till February

New Delhi, Nov 4 | The limited domestic passenger flight capacity, of up to 60 per cent of pre-Covid level, has been extended till...

Domestic airlines to fly 12,983 flights per week this winter

New Delhi, Oct 25 | The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has approved 12,983 domestic flights for the winter schedule, 44 per cent lower...

Italy drops anti-trust investigation against 4 airlines

Rome, Oct 24 | Italy's competition regulator announced that it has dropped its anti-trust investigation against four major discount air carriers after the companies...

Pak fines Turkish Airlines for violating SOPs

Islamabad, Oct 23 | The Pakistan government has imposed a fine of 100,000 PKR on Turkish Airlines for violating standard operating procedures (SOPs) enforced...

19,000 American Airlines workers to be furloughed

Washington, Oct 1 | At least 19,000 American Airlines workers will be furloughed from Thursday, the Texas-based airline said in a statement, adding that...

Centre: Airlines free to set baggage limit

New Delhi, Sep 24 | The Centre on Thursday freed airlines to fix their own baggage allowance, thereby allowing more space for competition and...

Airports, airlines being audited on safety, financial health: DGCA chief (IANS...

By Rohit VaidNew Delhi, Sep 7 | As India's air transport gradually picks up, the country's aviation regulator has upped the ante on not...

Airlines allowed to deploy up to 60% capacity in domestic sector

New Delhi, Sep 2 | The Centre on Wednesday increased the limited domestic passenger flight operations' capacity to 60 per cent from an earlier...

Airlines designated as agencies for international travel on non-scheduled flights

New Delhi, Aug 27 | The Civil Aviation Ministry has designated all airlines operating under the Vande Bharat Scheme and Air Transport Bubble arrangement...

Airlines seek permission from Nepal govt to resume flights

Colombo, Aug 4 | The Nepal governments decision to resume domestic and international flights from August 17 has prompted airline companies to start submitting...

Pandemic-hit KLM airlines announces massive layoffs

The Hague, Aug 1 | The pandemic-stricken Dutch airlines, KLM has announced that it would cut 4,500 to 5,000 positions."KLM is in the throes...

IPL 13: BCCI touches base with UAE airlines officials

New Delhi, July 23 | The official announcement might happen only after the Indian Premier League's Governing Council meets, but the Board of Control...

American Airlines to furlough 25,000 employees in October

Washington, July 16 | American Airlines will issue notices to 25,000 employees that they face potential furloughs on October 1, two tops executives said...

US equity giant to buy bankrupt Virgin Australia airlines

Canberra, June 26 | US private equity giant Bain Capital has agreed to buy bankrupt airline Virgin Australia, administrator Deloitte revealed on Friday.The news...

Domestic airlines ferry nearly 2mn passengers in a month

New Delhi, June 25 | Since a month after recommending domestic airline services, domestic airlines have ferried close to two million passengers, a senior...

Develop SOP to manage unruly passengers: DGCA to airlines

New Delhi, June 24 | Aviation regulator DGCA on Wednesday asked airline operators to develop new inflight procedures to manage on-board unruly passengers,...

American Airlines passenger removed for not wearing mask

Washington, June 19 | A passenger on an American Airlines flight was removed after he refused to wear a face covering in compliance with...

Airlines ferrying 70K passengers per day: Minister

New Delhi, June 16 | Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said that domestic airlines are ferrying 70,000 passengers per day across...

UK airlines launch quarantine legal challenge

London, June 12 | British Airways, Ryanair and Easyjet said on Friday that they have filed a formal legal challenge to the UK governments...

Turkish Airlines to partially resume int’l flights

Ankara, June 11 | Turkish Airlines announced that it would resume some of its international flights from Thursday after remaining suspended due to the...

United Airlines to close cabin crew bases in HK

Hong Kong, June 6 | United Airlines will close its cabin crew bases in Hong Kong, as well as Tokyo and Frankfurt, eliminating a...

Australian airlines to resume domestic flights as restrictions ease

Canberra, June 4 | Australian flag carrier Qantas and its low-cost budget airline Jetstar were resuming domestic and regional flights in June and July...

US to suspend Chinese airlines’ entry from June 16

New York, June 3 | Retaliating to the bar on US-based airlines from entering China, the Trump administration has said it will suspend...

Business

DoT gave many warnings to e-commerce firms on selling mobile signal...

New Delhi, April 17 | The Department of Telecommunications had repeatedly warned e-commerce companies in 2016 and 2019 for sale of unauthorised mobile signal...