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Indian carriers to induct over 900 planes in coming years
Mon, Dec 25, 2017
As per data available with the civil aviation ministry, budget airlines IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoAir and AirAsia are set to significantly expand their respective fleet sizes.
2017 year in review: Over 10 crore air travellers, 1,000 tech problems and flights per day
Sun, Dec 24, 2017
No-fly list to Aadhaar linked flight tickets and from 10 crore passengers to 1,000 flights per day, a look back at the year for India's aviation sector.
Range-bound passenger traffic, increasing ATF prices may spell trouble for aviation industry, says ICRA
Mon, Oct 23, 2017
Analysts predict headwinds for the aviation sector with very minute growth in domestic air passenger traffic and increasing aviation turbine fuel (ATF).
Air India's privatisation very difficult without debt write-off, says Niti Aayog's Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya
Fri, Jun 02, 2017
Niti Aayog's vice chairman Arvind Panagariya said on Friday that privatising government-run airline Air India will be "very difficult" unless the government writes off at least part of its debts.
CBI lodges cases to probe Indian Airlines-Air India merger, purchase of 111 planes
Mon, May 29, 2017
The CBI spokesperson R K Gaur said the FIRs have been registered for offences of criminal conspiracy and corruption against unidentified officials of the civil aviation ministry and Air India.
Despite bottom line pressure, FY17 to be the best for airlines
Mon, Mar 13, 2017
"Airlines are maintaining healthy load factors backed by low fares. But since oil prices are on an uptrend, impact on profitability in Q4 is inevitable as average ATF price during the quarter are 37.9% higher YoY, while the yields continue to remain under pressure," says an Icra report.
Air India's low on-time performance due to 'legacy issues': Ashwani Lohani
Wed, Jan 11, 2017
Seeking to link Air India's failure to ensure timely operations of its flights to "legacy issues", Air India Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani on Wednesday said the low on-time performance (OTP) is the symptom of a disease "which we have identified".
Bring WiFi to flights, Assocham asks PM Modi
Wed, Dec 28, 2016
“Earlier India permits the IFC, the better both for the air passengers as also for India’s image as a progressive country. IFC also enables digital payment in the aircraft while in the air and eliminates the need of cash," Assocham said.
Air India reports Rs 105-crore operating profit in 2015-16; 1st time since 2007 merger
Sat, Oct 15, 2016
For the first time in a decade, Air India has reported an operating profit of Rs 105 crore in 2015-16, aided by lower fuel costs and higher passenger numbers, even as the national carrier incurred a net loss after interest of Rs 3,837 crore in the same period.
Air India chief says merger with Indian Airlines created 'chaotic situation'
Sat, May 21, 2016
Though Air India is now "slowly getting back on track", a lot more needs to be done to bring back the glory of the 'Maharaja'.
Aviation ministry likely to abandon "5/20 rule"
Tue, May 17, 2016
Aviation ministry likely to abandon "5/20 rule" which states that 20 airplanes for 5 years to the service. Watch complete news story of First Trade and stay updated with the latest trends and statistics in the stock market, commodity market and share market!