The global aviation market is booming. A strong growth in passenger traffic in 2016, especially in India, has prompted both domestic and foreign airlines to focus more on the Indian aviation sector.
Airports Authority of India Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra has called a meeting of airline chiefs on Tuesday to discuss parking and landing slots at the country’s airfields.
The government on Friday said it still has to work out the modalities of any policy to allow 100 per cent FDI in domestic airlines.
The boom in aviation in India has given rise to a peculiar problem airlines are running out of flight numbers. With a growing number of flights and too few flight numbers, call sign confusion emerged as a serious concern among authorities at the recently concluded meeting for deciding summer slots.
Air India Creates history with the all women operated flight round the world on Delhi-SFO-Delhi route.
IATA Director General and CEO also calls for a new approach to the provision of air traffic services
Air India will fly non-stop to Tel Aviv three times a week starting May, connecting the Israeli capital with New Delhi ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit in June.
The proposed airport at Panvel is too small for Mumbai; road and rail links to it will cost more than the airport itself.
The bonds to be issued by GMR Hyderabad airport are likely to have a tenure of 10 years and will be used to refinance GMR Infrastructure’s debt
No-frills carrier SpiceJetBSE 1.93 % will fly without subsidies to unserved airports from three of India’s biggest urban centers, helping achieve the federal goal of boosting regional aviation connectivity in a country that relies on crowded railroads and rickety roads to link its cities to the hinterland.