The international airport wore a deserted look today due to the repair work of the runway. None of the 36 scheduled flights took off or landed here. Besides the security personnel and a few canteen workers, the airport saw no hustle bustle of nearly 5,000 people, who otherwise visit it on any given day.
Indians may be flying like never before but the infrastructure crunch at metro airports is limiting their choice of flights. The problem is so acute that putting an additional flight in peak hours is becoming tough at most metros.
The Delhi government today announced reduction in Value Added Tax (VAT) on jet fuel for regional flights flying out of Delhi airport.
Brace for costlier flight tickets to and from Goa for six months starting April this year as the Indian Navy has reduced flight movements at Dabolim airport, which it controls, by more than 10 per cent
SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier, today announced the relaunch of twin daily direct flights on the Delhi – Surat – Delhi route effective from 26th March, 2017.
About 200 regional routes offered by the government will soon get regional flights, as the government has received 45
Indian fliers will soon be able to access Wi-Fi onboard flights to make calls and access data. The Department of Telecommunications has moved a proposal in this regard, minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha has said.
At present, Wi-Fi services are banned in the Indian airspace
Jet Airways will add 28 flights per week and connect three new Indian cities via its gateway in Abu Dhabi beginning 2017
Underlining the robust demand in the domestic sectors including tier 2 & 3 cities, IndiGo has announced new flights connecting Delhi to Kolkata and regional destinations – Bhubaneswar, Vadodara, Chandigarh, Jammu, Ranchi and Raipur.
Fliers will soon be able to access Wi-Fi services to make calls and access mails while on board flights in the Indian airspace. India, at present, does not allow airlines to offer Wi-Fi on board while they fly over the Indian airspace. Foreign carriers fly to and from India switch off Wi-Fi when they are in the Indian airspace.