India  /  Published 18.03.19

DGCA calls meeting with airlines on Tuesday

Aviation watchdog DGCA has called a meeting on Tuesday noon to discuss with airlines the upward spiral in airfares as Jet Airways continue to ground its aircraft and cancel a significant number of fli...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 09.04.19

Bid to check surge in airfares

The aviation regulator plans to ask airlines to come up with immediate and medium-term plans to increase domestic flights and check the spike in fares.Official sources said the regulator would be meet...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.03.19

Meet to check airfare surge

The aviation regulator has called a meeting with the airlines on Tuesday to review ticket prices that have shot up with the grounding of many planes by SpiceJet and Jet.“The DGCA has called a meetin...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.19

Diwali rush home drives air fares

Air fares to Calcutta are soaring this Diwali after a slump during Durga Puja.Last-minute fares for flights to Calcutta from Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore surged four to five times on Friday and Saturda...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 19.03.19

DGCA bid to cap air fares

Aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday asked domestic airlines to increase flights to keep a check on air fares, which have shot up following the grounding of planes by Jet. The regulator said Jet was ope...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 23.06.19

Mizoram CM seeks check on airfares

Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga has written to Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri over the hike in flight fares to and from the state, an official said on Sunday.Mizoram has only one ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

India  /  Published 04.08.19

Railway finds flying is cheaper than trains

By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.19

Air fare takes wings on Test eve

The craze surrounding the pink ball India-Bangladesh Test at the Eden Gardens has sent airfares on the Dhaka-Calcutta route soaring.At 6pm on Wednesday, IndiGo was charging more than Rs 18,000 for fly...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 18.04.19

Drill to overcome Jet lag

The government on Thursday asked airlines not to resort to predatory pricing after the grounding of Jet Airways’ planes led to a spike in ticket prices.Civil aviation secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.19

Flights fewer, fares soar

The withdrawal of Jet Airways flights has made flying to at least two destinations from Calcutta costlier.The airfare from Calcutta to Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore has skyrocketed despite this not bein...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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