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Centre may bar airport ground-handling agencies majority-owned by foreign entities

Centre may bar airport ground-handling agencies majority-owned by foreign entities

The government plans to bar ground handling agencies that are majority-owned by foreign entities from operating at civil enclaves or airports belonging to the armed forces.

SpiceJet flags off daily direct flight from Thiruvananthapuram to Male

SpiceJet flags off daily direct flight from Thiruvananthapuram to Male

SpiceJet, one of the country’s low-cost carrier, today launched its daily direct flight services from Thiruvananthapuram to Male with traditional flag-off and lamp-lighting ceremonies at the Trivandrum International Airport (TRV), Kerala.

Online portal, airline told to pay Rs 10,000

Online portal, airline told to pay Rs 10,000

The DISTRICT CONSUMER Disputes Redressal Forum directed an online portal and an international airlines to pay compensation of Rs 10,000 to a Panchkula resident for not refunding the full amount of a cancelled air ticket.

SpiceJet expects some regional routes to be profitable from day one: Ajay Singh

SpiceJet expects some regional routes to be profitable from day one: Ajay Singh

SpiceJet, the low-cost airline is the only listed entity to bet on the regional connectivity scheme (RCS).

52 near-misses in India since 2014; Delhi, Karnataka, Maharashtra account for 50% of it

52 near-misses in India since 2014; Delhi, Karnataka, Maharashtra account for 50% of it

Last weekend saw two mishaps involving commercial aircraft in Delhi and Jaipur+ . While no passenger or crew was hurt, the incidents added to the number of narrow escapes passengers have had from mishaps since 2014

Pakistani airline pilot hosts young Chinese woman in cockpit for 2 hours (VIDEO)

Pakistani airline pilot hosts young Chinese woman in cockpit for 2 hours (VIDEO)

An unauthorized Chinese woman spent two hours in the cockpit of a Beijing-bound Pakistan International Airlines flight from Tokyo. The company, however, claimed that a single passenger there at the pilot’s invitation didn’t pose a security threat

Last Day To Book IndiGo’s All-Inclusive Tickets Starting Rs. 899

Last Day To Book IndiGo’s All-Inclusive Tickets Starting Rs. 899

IndiGo is offering discounted all-inclusive fares starting from Rs. 899 on select one-way flights under a promotional scheme.

Air India boss tells staff to carry their own bags

Air India boss tells staff to carry their own bags

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government begins crackdown on VIP culture in the country, Air India Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani has reportedly told his staff to carry their own luggage

Tigerair, Scoot detail integration progress; Hawaii next

Tigerair, Scoot detail integration progress; Hawaii next

Tigerair (TR, Singapore Changi) and Scoot (TZ, Singapore Changi) have disclosed an update on their current integration and merger process in an application to the United States Department of Transportation for a Foreign Air Carrier Permit (FACP).

Civil Aviation Secretary Says Pushing ‘Very, Very Hard’ for In-Flight Wi-Fi in India

Civil Aviation Secretary Says Pushing ‘Very, Very Hard’ for In-Flight Wi-Fi in India

The Civil Aviation Ministry is pushing “very, very” hard to introduce Wi-Fi facility on board flights, a senior official said amid the proposal hanging fire for a long time.