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Tata Sons, SpiceJet promoter bid for Air India

The new owner of Air India will have to absorb 23,286.5 crore while the rest would be transferred to Air India Assets Holding Ltd, a special purpose vehicle.
Air India has been in losses since 2007.
Air India has been in losses since 2007.
Published on Sep 15, 2021 06:34 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

IndiGo to start flights connecting Darbhanga with Kolkata, Hyderabad from July 5

A statement by IndiGo airline said that the Kolkata-Darbhanga flights as well as Hyderabad-Darbhanga flights will be daily flights. This announcement has come at a time when India and its aviation sector have been badly hit due to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
IndiGo to start flights connecting Darbhanga with Kolkata, Hyderabad from July 5(File Photo)
IndiGo to start flights connecting Darbhanga with Kolkata, Hyderabad from July 5(File Photo)
Updated on Jun 07, 2021 06:00 PM IST
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US curbs new flights from Mexico amid drop in aviation safety rating

  • As travel recovers from Covid-19 pandemic, USA cuts Mexico's aviation safety rating after finding that the country does not meet standards set by a United Nations aviation group. Hence, US airlines won't be able to sell tickets on flights operated by Mexican airlines
US curbs new flights from Mexico amid drop in aviation safety rating(HT FILE PHOTO)
US curbs new flights from Mexico amid drop in aviation safety rating(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on May 26, 2021 07:42 AM IST
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Air cargo remains single bright spot for aviation sector in 2021

Carriers have even resorted to temporarily converting some passenger jets to freighters, pulling out seats to carry goods inside their main compartments.
File photo of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.(HT file photo)
File photo of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.(HT file photo)
Published on Feb 24, 2021 11:01 AM IST
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Hit by Covid-19 pandemic, country’s aviation sector yet to witness growth

The Directorate General of Air Travel released domestic passenger data for the month of January on Thursday. In December, according to DGCA, airlines carried 7.32 million domestic passengers. That marked a 15% improvement over November.
The average number of daily flights in January was around 2100, much lower than the average number of daily flights of around 3100 in January 2020, according to a report by Icra.(Pixabay)
The average number of daily flights in January was around 2100, much lower than the average number of daily flights of around 3100 in January 2020, according to a report by Icra.(Pixabay)
Published on Feb 19, 2021 04:02 AM IST
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By Neha Tripathi, Mumbai

Asia’s fragile aviation recovery suffers due to resurgence of Covid-19

The depth of the latest Covid-19 spike, its impact on aviation and subsequent consumer demand suggests that the hoped for recovery toward the back end of 2021 may not be as strong as expected: Mayur Patel, head of Asia at OAG Aviation
Asia’s fragile aviation recovery suffers due to resurgence of Covid-19(Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash)
Asia’s fragile aviation recovery suffers due to resurgence of Covid-19(Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash)
Updated on Feb 03, 2021 08:04 AM IST
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Demand to set new protocols, SOPs for vaccinated travellers

  • TAAI said that setting up of new SOPs will enable vaccinated travellers to resume their activities to pre-Covid times.
TAAI said that many countries have started the process of vaccination and inoculated travellers are willing to travel to India.(AFP)
TAAI said that many countries have started the process of vaccination and inoculated travellers are willing to travel to India.(AFP)
Published on Jan 16, 2021 04:26 PM IST
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By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Mumbai

One-way flights to Australia show battle to open global aviation

From October 16, New Zealanders can visit New South Wales state, home to Sydney, without having to quarantine on arrival.
he first quarantine-free flights to Australia from New Zealand touch down Friday.(Unsplash)
he first quarantine-free flights to Australia from New Zealand touch down Friday.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 16, 2020 02:59 PM IST
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Australia | By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Vistara sends senior employees on leave without pay for 4 days in May, June

Earlier, the airline sent its employees on compulsory leave without pay for three days between April 15 and April 30 as a measure to preserve jobs and conserve cash flow.
The airline said that all employees except pilots would have to accept the compulsory no-pay leave. (HT photo)
The airline said that all employees except pilots would have to accept the compulsory no-pay leave. (HT photo)
Updated on May 05, 2020 03:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

Longest direct flight arrives in Sydney from New York, marks new aviation milestone

Qantas flight QF7879 took 19 hours and 16 minutes to fly direct from New York to Sydney in the first of three “ultra long-haul” journeys planned by the airline this year.
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce called the flight “a really historic moment” for both the airline and world aviation.(Photo: @FlightModeblog/Twitter)
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce called the flight “a really historic moment” for both the airline and world aviation.(Photo: @FlightModeblog/Twitter)
Updated on Oct 21, 2019 12:37 AM IST
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Sydney | By Press Trust of India

YESWEUS carves out innovation and affordability in IT solutions

The company caters to industries such as aviation, pharma, banking, insurance, FMCG, consumer durables, construction, education, automobile, retail, media and more.
YESWEUS has been a one-stop solution for all start-ups and new ventures from almost all industries and business segments.(YesWeUs)
YESWEUS has been a one-stop solution for all start-ups and new ventures from almost all industries and business segments.(YesWeUs)
Updated on Jul 11, 2019 12:49 PM IST
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Govt considering opening up FDI in aviation, media:Union Budget 2019

PM Modi’s government proposed easing rules for foreign investors, while pledging to boost infrastructure spending to help spur growth in the economy
Nirmala Sitharaman presents Union Budget 2019 in Parliament(ANI)
Nirmala Sitharaman presents Union Budget 2019 in Parliament(ANI)
Updated on Jul 05, 2019 12:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bloomberg

Corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar’s bail plea denied, ED questions wife Deepa

Deepa Talwar’s questioning has been going on since April 24. Today was the third time that she has appeared before the ED since then.
A Delhi court, taking cognisance of the Enforcement Directorate’s chargesheet against Deepak Talwar, issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against his son Aditya after he, too, was named as an accused.(PTI)
A Delhi court, taking cognisance of the Enforcement Directorate’s chargesheet against Deepak Talwar, issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against his son Aditya after he, too, was named as an accused.(PTI)
Updated on May 01, 2019 01:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

After cabin pressure crisis, Jet passenger demands Rs 30 lakh compensation, 100 vouchers

The Jet Airways passenger has allegedly threatened to “share” the video of the flight, whose cockpit crew “forgot” to turn on a switch that controls cabin air pressure early Thursday.
Oxygen masks are seen deployed after a loss of cabin pressure, on a Jet Airways flight, from Mumbai, in this still image obtained from social media.(Reuters Photo)
Oxygen masks are seen deployed after a loss of cabin pressure, on a Jet Airways flight, from Mumbai, in this still image obtained from social media.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2018 07:43 AM IST
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Mumbai | By Press Trust of India

India plans to build 100 airports worth $60 billion, says Suresh Prabhu

As the country’s domestic aviation sector records double-digit growth for more than three years, the government is working on ways to bolster the infrastructure for civil aviation.
Civil aviation minister Suresh Prabhu during an event in New Delhi.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint File Photo)
Civil aviation minister Suresh Prabhu during an event in New Delhi.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint File Photo)
Updated on Sep 04, 2018 09:43 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Cash-strapped Jet Airways reports Rs 1,323 cr net loss

The airline, which publicly admitted to cash flow issues, had posted a net profit of Rs 53.50 crore in the year-ago period.
A Jet Airways passenger aircraft takes off from the airport in Ahmedabad.(REUTERS)
A Jet Airways passenger aircraft takes off from the airport in Ahmedabad.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 09:49 PM IST
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Mumbai | By Press Trust of India

SpiceJet plans to diversify beyond “pure aviation” to offset fuel price-related risks

SpiceJet is looking to expand into the “cargo and courier logistics”, and “digital aviation” business to hedge the company from the risks of being in a pure aviation business. The businesses are likely to be developed in partnership with international players.
A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 aircraft taxis on the tarmac after landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji international airport in Mumbai.(Reuters File Photo)
A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 aircraft taxis on the tarmac after landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji international airport in Mumbai.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 10:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj

CBI calls AirAsia director R Venkataramanan for questioning on July 3

It is alleged that accused promoters of AirAsia and board of directors allegedly entered in criminal conspiracy with unidentified government officials through lobbyists to expedite the approval process for AirAsia India and change in aviation policies to suit the company.
The CBI has alleged that lobbyists were paid money which was utilised for paying bribe to unknown public servants and others for securing permit for operation of international scheduled air transport services.(AP file photo)
The CBI has alleged that lobbyists were paid money which was utilised for paying bribe to unknown public servants and others for securing permit for operation of international scheduled air transport services.(AP file photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2018 07:28 PM IST
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DGCA gave the company clean chit in February 2017, says AirAsia

AirAsia India Ltd believes that to allege that control of the company is not in accordance with foreign exchange investment laws is incongruous, it said.
The CBI on Tuesday named AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes (in picture) and others in a criminal case of violating FDI norms in giving effective management to a foreign entity through FIPB clearance in 2013 and attempt to bribe for tweaking rules to get a licence for its joint venture to operate international flights.(Reuters file photo)
The CBI on Tuesday named AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes (in picture) and others in a criminal case of violating FDI norms in giving effective management to a foreign entity through FIPB clearance in 2013 and attempt to bribe for tweaking rules to get a licence for its joint venture to operate international flights.(Reuters file photo)
Updated on May 30, 2018 08:19 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service

IndiGo, Air Deccan aircraft come within 700m of each other, avert mid-air collision

The incident happened on May 2 when IndiGo’s Agartala-bound flight and Air Deccan’s flight DN 602 was on its way to Kolkata.
An IndiGo Airlines aircraft came dangerously close to an Air Deccan plane.(Reuters File Photo)
An IndiGo Airlines aircraft came dangerously close to an Air Deccan plane.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on May 12, 2018 07:29 AM IST
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