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IndiGo operates relief flights at own cost

IndiGo operates relief flights at own cost

🕔17:30, 7.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 7  Budget airline IndiGo on Tuesday said that it is in the process of operating more than 30 relief flights “free of cost” to aide the Centre’s efforts in curbing Covid-19. Accordingly, the airline has been allowed

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Passengers can make bookings from April 15 onwards: AirAsia

Passengers can make bookings from April 15 onwards: AirAsia

🕔11:30, 5.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 5 Budget passenger carrier AirAsia India on Saturday said that passengers can continue to make their bookings for flights that wil be operated from April 15 onwards. “If at all there is any change based on the direction

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Air India halts bookings till Apr 30; awaits clarity on lockdown deadline

Air India halts bookings till Apr 30; awaits clarity on lockdown deadline

🕔07:16, 4.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 4  National carrier Air India has halted bookings for flights till April 30. According to sources, the airline is awaiting clarity from the Centre, on whether or not the lockdown deadline of April 14 will be extended.

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AI enters into charter flight agreements with 4 countries

AI enters into charter flight agreements with 4 countries

🕔20:47, 2.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 2  Flag carrier Air India has entered into commercial charter flight agreements with four countries to repatriate their citizens. According to Air India CMD Rajiv Bansal, the airline has entered into agreements with France, Canada, Germany and

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NHPC arranges airlifting 2.6 Metric tonnes medical materials from Delhi to Imphal for Govt of Manipur

NHPC arranges airlifting 2.6 Metric tonnes medical materials from Delhi to Imphal for Govt of Manipur

🕔19:04, 28.Mar 2020

Keeping in view COVID-19 pandemic and 21 days countrywide lockdown to fight the crisis, in a major humanitarian gesture, NHPC Limited, India’s premier hydropower company has arranged airlifting 2.6 metric tonnes of medical materials for Government of Manipur from New Delhi

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SpiceJet to operate special Delhi-Jodhpur flight

SpiceJet to operate special Delhi-Jodhpur flight

🕔14:36, 26.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 26  Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet will operate a special flight from Delhi to Jodhpur on March 29 to facilitate transportation of 142 Indian passengers evacuated from Covid-19-hit Iran to a government quarantine facility. According to the airline,

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Vistara to operate 7 intl flights before suspending overseas ops

Vistara to operate 7 intl flights before suspending overseas ops

🕔07:00, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  Full-service carrier Vistara will operate seven international flights between March 20 and 22 before temporarily suspending its oversees operations. Vistara will operate seven international flights between March 20 and 22 to and from Kathmandu and Singapore,

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SpiceJet to temporarily suspend majority of its international ops

SpiceJet to temporarily suspend majority of its international ops

🕔06:59, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  Airline major SpiceJet will suspend majority of its international operations from Saturday due to the outbreak of COVID-19. “Accordingly, SpiceJet will temporarily suspend majority of its international operations from March 21st till 30th April, 2020. “We

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India’s February domestic air passenger traffic up nearly 9%

India’s February domestic air passenger traffic up nearly 9%

🕔07:03, 19.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 19  India’s domestic air passenger traffic rose nearly 9 per cent in February on a year-on-year basis, as per official data. According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), passengers ferried by domestic airlines during the

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Corona Impact: IndiGo to cancel flights to Turkey, Malaysia

Corona Impact: IndiGo to cancel flights to Turkey, Malaysia

🕔06:59, 18.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 18  In response to the Centre’s advisory to restrict international traffic from Turkey and Malaysia in the wake of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, airline major IndiGo will cancel its flight operations to these countries. Accordingly, the airline

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India sends C-17 Globemaster to Iran to bring back Indians

India sends C-17 Globemaster to Iran to bring back Indians

🕔21:58, 9.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 9 India on Monday sent a C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft to coronavirus-hit Iran on Monday night to evacuate stranded Indians over there, an Indian Air Force officer said. The aircraft took off at around 8 p.m. from

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Go Air launches Bengaluru-Colombo flight

Go Air launches Bengaluru-Colombo flight

🕔06:57, 4.Mar 2020

Bengaluru, March 4  Budget carrier Go Air here on Tuesday announced the direct Bengaluru-Colombo flight, its first to an international destination this year. “We will operate a direct flight to Colombo from Bengaluru, four days a week with effect from

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Vistara enters new phase of global growth with Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Vistara enters new phase of global growth with Boeing 787 Dreamliner

🕔12:15, 28.Feb 2020

Seattle, Feb 28  Vistara, India’s only full-service carrier after Air India on Friday took delivery of its first wide-body aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, marking a significant milestone for India’s only five-star airline. The new aircraft will depart Boeing’s Everett

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Fog at IGIA leads to 300 delays, 40 cancellation

Fog at IGIA leads to 300 delays, 40 cancellation

🕔14:37, 30.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 30 Dense fog-induced low visibility conditions led to around 300 flight delays and 40 flights cancellations from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here on Monday. According to airport sources, poor visibility and non-compliant CAT III B trained

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Bengaluru airport’s second runway takes off

Bengaluru airport’s second runway takes off

🕔15:22, 7.Dec 2019

Bengaluru, Dec 7  The newly-built second runway of the Kempegowda international airport at Devanahalli in Bengaluru’s northern outskirts became operational for landing and take-off of passenger and cargo aircraft, the operator said on Friday. “The new south runway became operational

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Vistara begins Mumbai-Colombo flight service

Vistara begins Mumbai-Colombo flight service

🕔06:37, 26.Nov 2019

Colombo, Nov 26 Full-service carrier Vistara on Monday commenced its flight service between Mumbai and Colombo. “The airline now flies daily (except Wednesdays) between Mumbai and Colombo, making it the first to offer the choice of Premium Economy Class for travel

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32 flights diverted from Delhi airport due to low visibility

32 flights diverted from Delhi airport due to low visibility

🕔07:05, 4.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 4  With a thick smog engulfing the Delhi airport and areas around it, as many as 32 flights were on Sunday diverted to nearby cities. Most of the flights were domestic and could not land due to

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Emirates celebrates Diwali with Indian treats for fliers

Emirates celebrates Diwali with Indian treats for fliers

🕔07:43, 26.Oct 2019

Bengaluru, Oct 26  Emirates is celebrating Diwali by serving Indian sweets and savouries to its passengers on board its flights departing and travelling to India till October 31, the airline said on Friday. “Passengers flying in our aircraft in all

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GoAir adds 12 flights, services to start from Oct 5

GoAir adds 12 flights, services to start from Oct 5

🕔09:58, 2.Oct 2019

Mumbai, Oct 2  Budget airline GoAir on Tuesday said that it will commence 12 flight operations including new ones and additional frequencies from October 5. New flights between Delhi-Chandigarh, Lucknow-Ahmedabad and Kolkata-Lucknow will be started. Besides, GoAir will increase frequencies

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Air India faces fuel supply cut, flights to get hit

Air India faces fuel supply cut, flights to get hit

🕔13:06, 1.Sep 2019

New Delhi,Sept 01  Air India might end up cancelling several flights after September 6 as the state-owned fuel retailers have threatened to cut off supplies to the cash-strapped national carrier at Hyderabad and Raipur. “Several flights are operated out of

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