Business  /  Published 30.07.20

Airlines: deep in the red

InterGlobe Aviation on Wednesday reported a net loss of Rs 2,844.3 crore for the June quarter — its sharpest quarterly loss in at least five years — as coronavirus-related restriction...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.07.20

SpiceJet to bring Indians back from Amsterdam

Budget carrier SpiceJet has taken on wet lease an A330-900Neo aircraft, a wide bodied aircraft, which will be flown on charter flights as a precursor to its scheduled flights to the US and the UK. Th...
By Our Special Correspondent 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

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

On way to quarantine centres without a fuss

An evacuation flight from Dubai landed in Calcutta on Sunday evening with 174 people. Of the evacuees, 70 have opted for paid quarantine at hotels, said officials. Nine have been exempt from institut...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 01.07.20

IndiGo lengthens furlough for pilots

IndiGo, India’s largest domestic carrier, on Tuesday  announced 5.5 additional days of leave without pay for its pilots, effective July, as Covid-19 continues to impact the revenues of the ...
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

Business  /  Published 27.06.20

IndiGo new scheme: 10% upfront for ticket

In a move to woo flyers, IndiGo has come up with a flexible payment option allowing customers to secure booking on a domestic flight by paying 10 per cent of the ticket price upfront or a minimum Rs 4...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.19

Clicks, cake and a sleepy passenger in Calcutta

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee cut a cake at Delhi airport on Tuesday afternoon, posed for pictures with the airline crew and co-passengers and slept through the entire length of the flight to Calcutta.The ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 27.05.20

Passenger infected

IndiGo on Tuesday said it had grounded the crew that operated the flight from Chennai to Coimbatore on Monday after one of the passengers tested positive for the coronavirus. This is possibly the...
By PTI in Mumbai


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