Aviation Sector
India  /  Published 09.10.21

Air India: The challenges Tatas face

The Tata Group will have a monumental task on its hands when it takes control of loss-making Air India two months from now after winning the state-owned carrier with a Rs 18,000-crore bid. First of a...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 14.08.21

Covid fear: fliers prefer bigger jets

Covid has changed the concerns of air passengers and their queries, said officials of airlines and the Calcutta airport. Many passengers, while booking tickets, are expressing the wish to fly on a&nb...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 27.02.21

Aviation losses to be higher

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has estimated that the aviation industry would continue to experience a contraction and the cash burn in 2021 would balloon to about $75-95 billion f...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 06.04.20

Aviation stares at $3.6 billion loss

The Indian aviation sector is likely to suffer losses of $3-3.6 billion in the June quarter with airlines taking the bulk of the hit because of the curbs on air travel, aviation consultancy Capa India...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 30.04.20

SpiceJet to pay part salaries to over 92% employees in April

Amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown, SpiceJet said on Thursday its primary revenue source is drying as no passenger flights have operated for over a month and therefore it will pay part salaries to ...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 19.03.20

Crisis forces IndiGo to cut pay

IndiGo, the country’s largest airline, has announced pay cuts for its employees to pare costs as it struggles to deal with the downturn in the coronavirus-ravaged aviation sector.Ronojoy Dutta, chie...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.03.20

Airlines stare at shutdown in wake of coronavirus

Some airlines in the country could shut down because of lack of cash if the government does not intervene, aviation advisory firm Capa India has said in a report.According to initial estimates, consol...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.03.20

Airlines industry survival test

Airlines are now sprinting to slash costs and bolster company war chests where possible — laying off staff, cutting routes, renegotiating deals with suppliers and flying smaller, cheaper-to-run plan...
By AFP in Sydney

Business  /  Published 17.03.20

Leave-without-pay step

GoAir, the budget airline controlled by the Wadia group, on Tuesday suspended all international flights for a month and asked some of its employees to go on short-term leave without pay because of the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

North East  /  Published 06.08.19

For Tripura’s first lady air controller, sky’s the limit

The duty of an air traffic controller (ATC) is vital in the aviation sector because a split-second delay in taking a decision can cause a disaster. Meet Bipasha Hrangkhwal, 26, the first woman ATC of ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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