Fledgling carrier enjoys robust growth by steering clear of a price
NEW DELHI: A microlight aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday met with an accident and crash-landed in a field near Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh. Both pilots are safe, the IAF said
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An Air India Airbus A320-200 aircraft takes off from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad, India, on July 7, 2017. A quick-thinking Air India pilot avoided a catastrophe on September 11 after his plane’s instrument landing system failed.
After the proposed strategic disinvestment of Air India failed to take off in May, the government has been looking at ways to bolster the carrier.
This summer season you can grab exciting offers using ‘Go Air Summer Sale,’ under which the airline is offering a 10% discount on domestic flights, a chance to win Guess watches and John Jacobs sunwear and eyewear merchandise.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — County commissioners won’t earmark tourist-tax money to market passenger aviation at the Vero Beach Regional Airport.
I took a 15-hour nonstop flight to India on the country’s national airline — here’s what it was like
Air India, India’s debt-ridden, flailing national carrier is one of the two airlines that flies nonstop to India from the US.
Problem of plenty File photo of an AI reservation office in Mumbai. Air India’s employee cost is high compared to that of its peers – PAUL NORONHA
Kharola today said the performance parameters of the airline had been good in the last financial year.
The load factor was around 80 per cent and revenue growth was in the range of 11 per cent, he added.
Air India spokesperson said salaries for March are likely to be paid by Thursday. The debt-laden carrier has over 21,000 employees, including more than 11,000 on permanent rolls. Vadodara: Disinvestment-bound Air India has delayed the payment of salaries for the month of March and is yet to intimate the employees about reasons for the delay,
Many Indian carriers have embarked on ambitious expansion plans and local airlines have placed orders for over 900 aircraft. – The Hindu
با فرودگاهی مهم در دروازه ی هند ،شهر بمبئی آشنا شوید: فرودگاه بین المللی چاتراپاتی شیواجی بمبئی(Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport). بدین علت که بمبئی به عنوان پایتخت تجاری هند شناخته می شود، اهمیت این فرودگاه برای هند و شرکای تجاری این کشور بسیار مهم است و پلی تجاری و سیاحتی برای این کشور محسوب می گردد. در ادامه با ما در الی گشت همراه باشید تا به اتفاق هم این فرودگاه بزرگ هندی را به اتفاق هم بررسی کنیم.
Private players to rescue debt-ridden Air India: Jayant Sinha
But as slots are not available, the only possibility is to deploy bigger planes. But everyone does not have that flexibility, especially the LCCs. What you will see is fare increases”. Last year, for instance, only Vistara and IndiGo were given additional slots on the route. According to estimates of the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation, the airport, which has a maximum capacity of 50-52 million per annum, is handling 46-50 departures an hour, which pretty close to the global best of around 55. Currently the airport handles over 45 million passengers a year. The agency says that the airport would reach its full capacity either by FY18 and surely by 2019, which makes the development of the new airport in Navi Mumbai so important.
Hiring the cheapest manpower and running the cheapest airline won’t ensure quality, says Rajiv Nayan Choubey, adding airline staffers should be trained to offer a high level of service
The privatisation will be faced by the powerful labor union of Air India that receives support from various political parties. The Air India labor force has been pampered. For example, even after the employees retire, they and their families get a free travel anywhere in the world. Such benefits continue even when Air India is a heavily indebted state-owned enterprise.
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NEW DELHI: The Congress and the CPI(M) today strongly opposed the government’s decision to allow 49 per cent FDI in the civil aviation sector and accused it of handing Air India over to foreign players.
Many airlines now staff social media departments around the clock, offering customers quick service while monitoring internet chatter for potential trouble, celebrity tweets and video snippets that could go viral. Nick Ut/AP Photo files
TruJet, which now has four planes, would add six aircraft each year from 2018-2022. These would be ATR72-500/600, the ministry data showed.
After starting services this year, Zoom Air has placed orders for five CRJ-200 and 14 CRJ-900 planes. At present, it has two planes. v
About 4.8 million passengers and 43,561 tons of cargo were transported during the period, indicating a 13% and 12% year-on-year growth respectively, IAC reported on its website.
As for domestic flights, 31,424 takeoffs and landings were registered, up 15% YOY.
More than 3.70 million passengers and 26,074 tons of goods were transported domestically, indicating a 13% and 15% rise respectively over the last year’s same period.
On the international front, about 7,785 takeoffs and landings were registered, increasing 13% YOY.
A total of 1.09 million passengers and 17,486 tons of cargo were transported to and from overseas destinations, posting a 17% and 8% increase respectively YOY.
Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport was the busiest domestic airport during the period, followed by Mashhad International Airport and IKIA.
Air India’s domestic and international operations will be sold together, and not separately like some potential buyers would like, PTI reported. Minister of State for Aviation Jayant Sinha stated this to the media on Friday. “Even if they are offered separately, if you want to bid for each one of them and re-integrate them, we
Rising incomes and cheaper fares offered by budget carriers are fuelling air travel in India, an aviation market set to be the third biggest behind China and the US.In signs traffic is surging, Mumbai on Friday handled 969 flights in a 24-hour period, a world record for an airport that operates only one runway at
If you are travelling to the Middle-East you will now have some cheaper options to fly — Kuwait’s leading low cost carrier Jazeera Airways has commenced its operations from India. With daily flights to and from Hyderabad initially — Jazeera Air will fly out of Cochin, Mumbai and Ahmedabad by mid-January. CNBC-TV18’s Nitya Balakrishnan caught
It has been a month to forget for IndiGo, India’s biggest airline. It faced criticism on Twitter from one of India’s biggest sporting stars (badminton maestro P. V. Sindhu), a video showing employees manhandling a passenger went viral, prompting liberal use of the hashtag #boycottIndiGo on Twitter, and it was accused of negligence after a
HYDERABAD: “I want to become a pilot.” When she instinctively answered a question at an event over a decade ago, the dream of a humble bakery worker’s daughter had started growing wings. Hijab-wearing Syeda Salva Fatima is now all set to join an airline and is one of the four Muslim women in India who
United Airlines resumed service to New Delhi on Monday after canceling two days of flights due to the city’s smog levels.The airline said in a statement that the cancelations were because “advisories as the region remains under a public health emergency.” They compared the air quality to that after a natural disaster, such as a
Economic Times, India’s leading business newspaper, had earlier claimed that Indian airlines had stopped their flights to Iranian airports following Donald Trump’s tough stance against Iran and six other Islamic countries. The media had also maintained that Hindi airlines had prepared a substitute program comprising flights from New Delhi to Almaty, Tashkent of Bahrain though the schedules had not been finalized.
Kourosh Fatahi reiterated that Indian airliners have never operated flights to IKA and all passengers to and from India are carried by Iranian companies.
ندوستان کے شہر گوا کے ایئرپورٹ پر مسافر طیارہ اڑان بھرنے کے دوران رن وے سے پھسل گیا جس کے نتیجے میں 4 افراد زخمی ہوگئے ہیں۔
مدیرعامل شرکت توسعه و سرمایهگذاری منطقه آزاد قشم از آماده شدن طرح نهایی ایده راهاندازی ایرلاین اختصاصی قشم تا دو هفته آینده خبر داد.
ایرلاینهای خارجی حاضر در ایران با داشتن تفاوتهایی مهم در وضعیت پروازی و نیز شرایط فرودگاهی مقصد (در دیگر کشورها) سهم ایرلاینهای ایرانی از مسافران خارجی «از ایران» یا «به ایران» را به اندازه چشم گیری کاهش دادهاند.