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IndiGo and SpiceJet square off in the OTP war

IndiGo and SpiceJet square off in the OTP war

The past month has seen a war of words between IndiGo and SpiceJet on the issue of on-time performance, or OTP. On January 31, Aditya Ghosh, President, IndiGo said in an analysts conference

Hitting an air-pocket

Hitting an air-pocket

The paradox is striking. On the one hand, more and more Indians are taking to the skies. But on the other, airlines’ bottom-lines are shrinking.

‘Air hostess’ alleges molestation, cops see ‘chain-snatching bid’

‘Air hostess’ alleges molestation, cops see ‘chain-snatching bid’

A woman said to be an air hostess with Jet Airways was reportedly molested by a motorcyclist when she was walking back from a fast food restaurant along with a friend in HRBR Layout, east Bengaluru.

Jet Airways offering bonus frequent flyer miles till March-end

Jet Airways offering bonus frequent flyer miles till March-end

Jet Airways is luring customers on its website by offering bonus frequent flyer miles till March-end.

Super six chooses the best eight

Super six chooses the best eight

When IndiGo Airlines took wing in 2006, it redefined Indian aviation in many ways. In its decade of existence, the airline has proved that it is possible to make profits in the aviation business.

Air India is in a debt trap: Ashok Gajapathi Raju

Air India is in a debt trap: Ashok Gajapathi Raju

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju tells Somesh Jha in an interview that despite the 30,000 crore bailout package approved for Air India in 2012

Surge in Airfare: CCI to examine complaints of anti-competitive behaviour

Surge in Airfare: CCI to examine complaints of anti-competitive behaviour

Having received a number of complaints against sudden surge in fares on some routes, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has taken suo moto cognisance of the issue to examine

Bhubaneswar, India inks deal with AirAsia for int’l ops

Bhubaneswar, India inks deal with AirAsia for int’l ops

The capital of the east Indian state of Odisha, Bhubaneswar, is set to see its maiden international flights after the state government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AirAsia (AK, Kuala Lumpur Int’l) last week.

Jet mid-air scare: 1 pilot slept, the other on wrong frequency

Jet mid-air scare: 1 pilot slept, the other on wrong frequency

Satellite-based communication prevented the ‘incommunicado’ Jet Airways Mumbai-London flight with 330 passengers on board from getting into more trouble over German skies when it was intercepted by fighter jets last Thursday

Snag forces AI flight to return to Dabolim

Snag forces AI flight to return to Dabolim

A Delhi-bound Air India plane, with 168 passengers on board, was forced to make an emergency landing at the Goa International Airport on Monday