World  /  Published 10.03.19

Second new plane crashes, 157 killed

A jetliner with passengers from at least 35 countries, including India, crashed on Sunday shortly after leaving Ethiopia’s capital, killing all 157 people on board and renewing concerns about the ne...
By Hadra Ahmed, Norimitsu Onishi, Dionne Searcey and Hannah Beech in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Business  /  Published 29.01.20

IndiGo meet turns stormy

The InterGlobe Aviation EGM turned into a stormy affair on Wednesday as the shareholders created a ruckus over Rakesh Gangwal’s absence even though he had pressed for the meeting to move a special r...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.01.20

More airlines join in to ban comedian

Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra was suspended from flying by IndiGo and Air India on Tuesday, and Spice Jet and Go Air on Wednesday, after he confronted TV anchor Arnab Goswami aboard a Mumbai-Lucknow p...
By PTI and Our Bureau in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.20

Viability shadow on Lanka flights

The flights to Colombo from Calcutta are not viable because there are not enough takers in the city for the island destination, an official of an airline owned by the Sri Lankan government said on Thu...
By Sanjay Mondal in Calcutta

World  /  Published 28.05.20

Pak captain did not tell airport about faulty gear

The captain of a Pakistani airliner that crashed last week, killing 97 people on board, approached Karachi airport without announcing he couldn’t open his landing gear and hit the runway three times...
By Reuters in Islamabad


Business  /  Published 21.05.20

Guidelines issued for domestic flight resumption

About a third of operations will be allowed under strict norms when domestic flight services restart on Monday after a two-month hiatus and all the airlines will have to adhere to the upper and lower ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.20

Singapore flight count shrinks

Calcutta will not have daily flights of Singapore Airlines (SIA) from March as the carrier has decided to withdraw its subsidiary, SilkAir, from the city.SilkAir, which operates smaller, narrow body a...
By Sanjay Mandal in Dum Dum

World  /  Published 06.06.20

Airlines fail to enforce mask directive

As airlines try to convince Americans to fly again, they have touted their policies for keeping passengers safe, including the requirement that everyone onboard a plane wear a mask.But travellers on r...
By Tariro Mzezewa in New York

World  /  Published 23.09.19

Thomas Cook collapses, leaves 1,50,000 stranded

British tour company Thomas Cook collapsed on Monday after failing to secure emergency funding, leaving tens of thousands of vacationers stranded abroad.The British government said the return of the 1...
By AP in London

Business  /  Published 01.11.18

Anti-trust body to scan airline ticket surges

The Competition Commission is looking at algorithms used by airlines to determine fares as part of a detailed probe into the alleged fixing of air ticket prices, according to its chief Sudhir Mital.At...
By PTI in New Delhi


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