India  /  Published 22.12.19

Pragya Thakur caused flight delay: SpiceJet

SpiceJet on Sunday clarified that BJP MP Pragya Thakur was asked by the crew on Delhi-Bhopal flight to move to a non-emergency row seat as she was on a wheelchair but she refused, causing the flight t...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.19

Fliers stranded by protests

Hundreds of passengers, including many Calcuttans and those bound for the city, are stranded at the Dibrugarh airport in Assam because of the ongoing protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill....
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.19

Airlines get Jet Airways counters and slots

The Calcutta airport authorities have started alloting the check-in counters and flight slots of Jet Airways, which suspended operations on April 17, to other airlines.Officials said Jet would vacate ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Dum Dum

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.19

Afternoon flight from Calcutta to Bangkok

The city will get an afternoon flight to Bangkok from May.Thai Smiles, the wholly owned subsidiary of Thai Airways, will start operating between Calcutta and Bangkok from March 31 night, an airline of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 25.03.19

SpiceJet to attend Boeing fix session

 Boeing, which is due to release a software patch for an anti-stall system in the B737 MAX planes, has invited SpiceJet and other global airlines and regulators to meet it for a session on the st...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 01.02.20

Author & poet stands up for comedian

Delhi-based poet, author and academic Sujata “went viral” on Saturday, a day after she tweeted a photograph of herself with a placard decrying IndiGo over the ban on stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra,...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 13.04.20

Airlines plan for social distancing

Keeping the middle seat of each three-seat row vacant, not assigning the last row to any passenger, allowing only one person to sit in each row in coaches that carry passengers to aircraft or terminal...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 28.05.19

SpiceJet profit rises

Budget carrier SpiceJet’s March quarter net profit rose 22 per cent to Rs 56.3 crore on the back of higher ticket prices, despite the grounding of Boeing MAX aircraft.The Gurgaon-based airline had p...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.10.19

Airport, airline staff fail drink test

Thirteen employees of airlines and airports have failed breathalyser tests since September 16 and been suspended for three months each, an official with the directorate-general of civil aviation said ...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.19

DGCA’s safety order for pilots

The directorate general of civil aviation has issued an advisory to all airlines asking them to instruct their pilots to “refrain from landing with unstabilised approach while experiencing adverse w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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