West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.19

Flight lands and skids at Calcutta airport

A SpiceJet flight carrying 160 passengers veered off the centre line and smashed runway edge lights at Calcutta airport before the pilot managed to steer the aircraft back to path amidst heavy showers...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 16.06.19

Gains from Jet Airways void to go

The higher margins enjoyed by the rivals of Jet Airways following the grounding of the airline are set to disappear as the shortage in capacity in Jet’s absence is expected to go in another three mo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 25.04.19

Jet seeks to protect overseas flight rights

Jet Airways has written to the civil aviation ministry seeking protection of its international flying rights during the bidding process for the troubled carrier even as rivals like SpiceJet devise pla...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 24.04.19

SpiceJet doubts Jet Airways' revival power

SpiceJet chairman Ajay Singh on Wednesday said any potential bidder of Jet Airways must have to contend with a viability gap funding of Rs 25,000 crore, out of which Rs 11,000 crore needed to paid upf...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.19

SpiceJet technician dies on plane care duty in Calcutta

A young SpiceJet technician died after his neck got stuck between the hydraulic door flaps of the landing gear of an aircraft while carrying out maintenance work at the Calcutta airport early on Wedne...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 29.04.20

Covid-19 crisis: SpiceJet pay pause

SpiceJet on Wednesday told its pilots that they will not be paid salaries for April and May, and said those who have been operating cargo flights will get paid for “block hours flown”. Block hours...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.04.20

More airlines opt for no-pay leave

More airlines are asking their staff to go on “leave without pay” as flight services remain suspended till May 3 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. GoAir on Sunday said majority of its 5,500...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 27.09.18

Aviation stocks skid after ATF duty hike

Aviation stocks on Thursday lost up to five per cent after the Union government hiked import duties on aviation turbine fuel (ATF).The Centre on Wednesday imposed a five per cent customs duty on ATF a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.19

Former Jet pilots on flight mode for training

Ten pilots from Calcutta who were earlier with the grounded Jet Airways and now hired by IndiGo will soon leave for Madrid in Spain to undergo refresher training, which will include hours in a simulat...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 18.04.19

Rivals eye plum slots

The crisis at Jet Airways has opened a window of opportunity for rivals with existing players such as SpiceJet and IndiGo rushing to grab the slots and garner market share in the peak summer season.Wi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.