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Advantage Air India as US curbs carriage of laptops, ipads from the Gulf

Advantage Air India as US curbs carriage of laptops, ipads from the Gulf

The US government’s restrictions on carriage of electronic items, laptops, and iPads from 10 airports in West Asia (Middle East) and North Africa will benefit Air India and European airlines.

IndiGo taps in expats as operations become large

IndiGo taps in expats as operations become large

With size of operations growing steadily, IndiGo is looking to tap into expat airline executives as it increasingly finds it difficult to hire skilled professionals at home. Over the last one year at least four executives from foreign major airlines have joined the airline in crucial positions.

Domestic air traffic grows 15.7% in February

Domestic air traffic grows 15.7% in February

Domestic air traffic rose 15.7 per cent in February, ending thirteen months of 20 per cent plus growth.

Air India wins major arbitration case against US-based airline Dynamic

Air India wins major arbitration case against US-based airline Dynamic

In a major victory for government-owned Air India, the airline won an arbitration case against US-based air charter company Dynamic International Airways, putting an end to a more than three-year-old legal tussle between the two parties. The order given by arbitrator, former Comptroller and Auditor General P Sesh Kumar will require the US-based charter operator to pay an amount of around Rs 65.71 crore to the national airline.

No FDI in defence, ports, coal in Apr-Dec period: Govt

No FDI in defence, ports, coal in Apr-Dec period: Govt

As many as five sectors including defence, ports and coal have failed to attract any foreign direct investments during the April-December period of the current financial year, Parliament was informed on Monday.

Too bad Air India: FinMin pours cold water on SPVs for bad loans

Too bad Air India: FinMin pours cold water on SPVs for bad loans

The finance ministry is unlikely to sign on to the proposal for a ‘bad (debt) bank’, going by its response to some of the line ministries on similar proposals.

Airbus begins work on training facility in Delhi

Airbus begins work on training facility in Delhi

Buoyed by orders from entities in this country, European aircraft maker Airbus is opening a pilot training centre here. Work on this was inaugurated on Friday at a site which is part of the international airport; it will be operational by the end of 2018

31 sectors out of 182 operated by Air India are loss-making: Government

31 sectors out of 182 operated by Air India are loss-making: Government

Nearly 17 per cent of the total routes operated by Air India are loss-making, the government said on Thursday.

Air India defends the sale of Boeing 777 planes to Etihad

Air India defends the sale of Boeing 777 planes to Etihad

Defending itself against the criticism of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), Air India has defended the sale of five Boeing 777-200 LR planes to Etihad, saying it was the best option to check loss and reduce debt.

No demand for premium 3-room private cabin? Etihad to withdraw Airbus A380 flight to Mumbai

No demand for premium 3-room private cabin? Etihad to withdraw Airbus A380 flight to Mumbai

Etihad Airways is stopping its Airbus A380 service to Mumbai from July 1 owing to the low demand for premium service in the market.