World  /  Published 24.10.20

Lufthansa offers free Covid test to flyers

Lufthansa’s Austrian Airlines is offering rapid pre-boarding coronavirus tests free to passengers on one of its routes as part of a group-wide plan to make such tests standard, the company said ...
By Reuters in Vienna

World  /  Published 10.10.20

PIA-owned NY hotel to shut down

The Roosevelt Hotel in New York’s Manhattan owned by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) announced that it will shut down for good by the end of this month. “Due to the current economic...
By Reuters in Islamabad

India  /  Published 02.10.20

Lockdown: airline ticket refund

By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.10.20

SC: Refund air tickets

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed refund of air tickets, domestic and international, for travel during the COVID-19 lockdown period from March 25 to May 24 within three weeks from the date of the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.09.20

Alternative to refund on table

The Supreme Court on Friday said it will consider the Centre’s suggestion to make transferable the refund vouchers to be given to the passengers in lieu of the tickets booked for the flights whi...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 28.08.20

Covid: Guideline for airlines

The government has permitted the airlines to serve pre-packed snacks, meals and beverages on domestic flights and hot meals on international flights, according to an official order. Moreover, any pas...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 22.07.20

Covid imapct: Fear of airlines going bust

Budget carrier IndiGo’s decision to retrench 10 per cent of its total workforce because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic is the “beginning” of a “painful” proces...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 21.07.20

IndiGo to lay off 10% staff

IndiGo has decided to lay off 10 per cent of its workforce as it grapples with declining revenues as a fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic. “From where things stand currently, it is impossible for...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.07.20

United Airlines layoff alert to 36000

United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees — nearly half its US staff — in the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus outbreak is hurting the airline industry. The...
By AP in Washington

Business  /  Published 30.06.20

Pratt & Whitney engine switch on track

More than 80 per cent of the A320 Neo engines have been modified and the remaining planes would also be modified before the expiry of the deadline set by the director-general of civil aviation (DGCA),...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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