National carrier Air India has shown interest in acquiring some of the self check-in kiosks of Kingfisher Airlines at the city's domestic airport, weeks after private carrier Jet sought to take over some of the international and domestic routes of KFA, say airport sources.
India's planned deal to buy 126 fighter-jets from Dassault Aviation could be delayed as the two sides are struggling to reach an agreement over the role of state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), a defence ministry source said.
In the first step to its ambitious plan to set up an Indian carrier, AirAsia India, the Indian arm of the AirAsia Group in partnership with the Tatas, announced on Wednesday that it would be hiring flight attendants through walk-in-interviews in Chennai on April 13.
Pilots who had resigned from Air India (AI) to take up lucrative offers abroad are now looking to join back, Tushar Srivastava
reports. Is the worm turning?
No frills Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia has thrown open bookings for two million seats, offering tickets to South East Asian destinations for as little as Rs.3,300. HT reports.
A team of senior aviation ministry officials are visiting Amsterdam and San Diego to examine how these cities handle “city-side security” at airports. Tushar Srivastava reports.
Kingfisher Airlines (KING.NS) has paid its staff salaries for June and July 2012, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.
Gearing up to launch services in partnership with the Tatas, Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia has incorporated a company in India and filed all requisite documents with the ministry of corporate affairs.
The Central Vigilance Commission has been asked by the CIC to make public action taken on complaint by former Indian Airlines CMD Sunil Arora against the then civil aviation minister Praful Patel.
A committee constituted by the government to suggest cost cutting measures for bleeding national carrier Air India (AI) has suggested drastic measures, which if implemented could result in an annual saving of Rs. 3240 crore for the flag carrier. HT reports.
Domestic air travel is going to be costlier again with both state-run Air India and private carrier Jet Airways hiking fuel surcharge on flight tickets by up to Rs. 150.
The International Air Transport Association has (IATA) has asked the government to improve infrastructure and cut costs and "excessive" taxation on aviation.
The foreign investment promotion board (FIPB) has given its approval for Malaysian budget airline AirAsia's proposal to start a passenger airline in collaboration with the Tata Group.
The aviation regulator - the DGCA - has deregistered 17 aircraft of Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines, a move that would bring huge relief to international leasing companies, which had leased aircraft to the grounded carrier but were unable to take them back.
India's highly competitive aviation sector still has to overcome "huge" obstacles to get onto a sound financial footing, the industry's global chief said today.