India  /  Published 11.01.21

GoAir: backlash on pilot sack

The hashtag “IdiotPM” trended on Twitter on Sunday, reflecting the backlash building up after GoAir sacked a pilot — an Indian Air Force veteran — for allegedly tweeting insult...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.12.20

GoAir to expand UAE services

Budget flight operator GoAir on Thursday announced that it is set to expand its services to the United Arab Emirates with the launch of a new fleet to Sharjah from Mumbai, Delhi, Kochi and Kannur. Th...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.12.20

Air travel picks up in November

Domestic air passenger travel is showing signs of picking up with the passing of each month. On a month-on- month basis, it showed an improvement with 39.43 lakh and 52.71 lakh people opting for air t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 27.08.20

Cash-strapped airlines likely to cede ground

The weak liquidity position of some Indian airlines is likely to force them to curtail operations and allow stronger rivals to enhance their presence in the domestic aviation sector, Fitch Ratings sai...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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


Bihar  /  Published 23.09.18

Youth looking for toilet tried to open plane exit door

A passenger sparked mid-air panic on a New Delhi-Patna GoAir flight on Saturday when he tried to open the exit gate, apparently mistaking it for the washroom door. A couple of passengers saw the man i...
By Dev Raj in Patna

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 19.03.20

CII plea to stop layoffs

Industry association CII has asked its member companies not to lay off their employees, its president Vikram Kirloskar said on Thursday amid the coronavirus outbreak causing economic slowdown globally...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

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 23.12.19

Glitch forces GoAir plane to return to Guwahati

A GoAir aircraft flying to Calcutta on Monday returned to the airport here a little over 10 minutes after take-off after suffering a glitch, an official said. This is the second incident involving a G...
By PTI in Guwahati


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