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SpiceJet scores a hat-trick; Registers highest OTP for 3rd month in a row

SpiceJet scores a hat-trick; Registers highest OTP for 3rd month in a row

Ajay Singh-led SpiceJet, India’s second biggest budget airline by market share, has clocked the highest industry OTP (On-time performance) and PLF (Passenger load factor) for the month of December 2016

Cargo jet crash kills 16 in Kyrgyzstan

Cargo jet crash kills 16 in Kyrgyzstan

  A cargo jet crashed in a residential area near Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to the Kyrgyz government. The body of one pilot has been recovered while 15 local people were killed when the Boeing 747 crashed on their homes, the healthcare ministry has claimed. Earlier reports claimed […]

Air India embarks on an expansion drive – to launch new flights and increase frequency in 2017

Air India embarks on an expansion drive – to launch new flights and increase frequency in 2017

Having started twelve new flights domestically and four flights internationally in 2016, Air India has set in place ambitious expansion plans for 2017.

55 Per Cent Flights Delayed In December

55 Per Cent Flights Delayed In December

Data reveals at least one in two flights delayed at Mumbai airport. Even as IndiGo and SpiceJet disagree over whose flights were more on time.

SpiceJet making Rs 1 cr profit per day from Rs 3 cr loss earlier: Ajay Singh

SpiceJet making Rs 1 cr profit per day from Rs 3 cr loss earlier: Ajay Singh

Ajay Singh has turned around budget carrier SpiceJet Ltd twice. First, in 2005, when he took over S K Modi-owned loss-making full-service carrier ModiLuft and rebranded it SpiceJet, in which Kalanithi Maran picked up a majority stake in 2010. In 2015, he was back at the helm of the low-cost airline, which was on the […]

Delivery of 2 A320neo planes to Air India delayed

Delivery of 2 A320neo planes to Air India delayed

The delivery of first two Airbus A320neo planes to Air India has been delayed by a month due to engine issues and the national carrier is now expected to induct these more fuel-efficient aircraft next month.

Air India to bid for 23 new routes under RCS

Air India to bid for 23 new routes under RCS

Poised with the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) of the National Civil Aviation Policy, Air India is set to bid for connecting 23 routes with the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA).

Air India to double fleet by leasing 100 planes

Air India to double fleet by leasing 100 planes

The government has decided that Air India will almost double its fleet by adding over 100 aircraft, but without burdening the exchequer with a mammoth debt burden like last time.

Jet Airways, IndiGo among top 10 in punctuality in Asia Pacific: Report

Jet Airways, IndiGo among top 10 in punctuality in Asia Pacific: Report

Domestic carriers Jet Airways and IndiGo ranked seventh and tenth, respectively, in on-time performance in Asia Pacific

AirAsia India offers low fares one way

AirAsia India offers low fares one way

Budget carrier AirAsia India on Saturday announced special low fares one way to select destinations across its network