Business  /  Published 01.04.21

SpiceJet deal to get 50 planes

Budget carrier SpiceJet on Wednesday said it has signed an initial pact with New York-based Avenue Capital Group to help finance and acquire 50 new planes to be ordered by the airline. The memorandum...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 09.03.21

AI union's bid cast aside

The proposal of the employees of Air India to take over the running of the ailing carrier has been rejected by the transaction adviser, leaving the Tatas as the favourite in the privatisation race alo...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 11.02.21

Hindalco profit jumps 77% in Q3

Hindalco Industries on Wednesday reported a 76.74 per cent growth in consolidated profit after tax (PAT) at Rs 1,877 crore during the quarter ended December 2020 compared with Rs 1,062 crore a year ag...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta/Mumbai

States  /  Published 24.01.21

Flights resume at Pakyong Airport after 20 months

Sikkim’s Pakyong Airport resumed commercial operations after a gap of nearly 20 months with the arrival of a SpiceJet flight from Delhi with 57 passengers on board at 12.10pm on Saturday. The s...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Vaccine distribution from today

A consignment of nearly 10 lakh doses of Covishield, a Covid-19 vaccine, reached Calcutta on Tuesday afternoon on a Spicejet flight, with 6.89 lakh doses earmarked for Bengal. The rest will be sent to...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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

Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

Thick fog delays 50 morning flights

Fifty flights were delayed on Thursday morning as fog disrupted operations at the Calcutta airport for nearly five hours. The departure of as many 36 flights and arrival of 14 flights were delayed be...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.12.20

Dense fog disrupts flights for 5 hours

Dense fog disrupted many flights at the Calcutta airport on Tuesday morning, the first time this season. Low visibility triggered by the fog delayed the departure of 27 flights. The arrival of five f...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.20

Trial flight to Sikkim a success

A Q-400 Bombardier successfully landed at the Pakyong airport — the sole airport in the Himalayan state of Sikkim located near capital Gangtok — on Tuesday during a trial run conducted by ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Business  /  Published 07.11.20

SC stays Spicejet payout to Maran

In a huge relief to low-cost carrier SpiceJet, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered a stay on a Delhi high court order which had ordered the private airline to pay Rs 243 crore to its former promoter K...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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