World  /  Published 22.03.22

China plane crash

A China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 with 132 people on board crashed in mountains in southern China on a domestic flight on Monday after a sudden descent from cruising altitude. Media reports said...
By The Telegraph in Beijing

India  /  Published 09.03.22

Hijacker killed in Karachi

Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a "businessman" in Karachi who Indian intelligence officials said was Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Mistry Zahoor Ibrahim, involved in the 1999 hijacking of I...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.03.22

Jet Airways appoints new CEO

Jet Airways has appointed aviation veteran Sanjiv Kapoor as its chief executive officer (CEO), effective April 4. The carrier plans to restart operations this summer. Kapoor is the second top-level a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.03.22

Ayci ache: Air India

Business barons have received another ugly reminder of how right-wing activists can dictate the way they conduct operations in India. A sinister campaign carried out by the Swadeshi Jagran Manch, wide...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 18.02.22

Gangwal quits IndiGo board

IndiGo's co-promoter Rakesh Gangwal on Friday resigned from the board of directors of parent company InterGlobe Aviation, stating that he will gradually reduce the equity stake in the airline over...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 15.02.22

Tatas pick Air India CEO

The Tatas have appointed former Turkish Airlines chairman Ilker Ayci as the chief executive officer and managing director of Air India. The Air India board met on Monday afternoon to consider Ayci&rsq...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.22

New wings: Air India

It has been a long time coming but on Thursday, the Tata Group finally regained control of Air India, seven decades after the government had nationalized the carrier. The handover marks the Narendra M...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 29.01.22

SC stays order to wind up SpiceJet

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the winding up proceedings against SpiceJet Airlines for three weeks but warned the carrier may have to face liquidation proceedings if it fails to resolve the finan...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.01.22

Air India: Tatas face big challenges

Ageing fleet Also, Air India’s fleet is ageing and new aircraft will have to be brought in one by one. Air India currently has 117 planes. Says an aviation industry expert: “They have to ...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.01.22

Airlines flying towards record losses

India’s airlines are set to record their steepest-ever net loss of more than Rs 20,000 crore this fiscal, 44 per cent more than the Rs 13,853- crore loss last fiscal, owing to the twin headwinds...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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