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Passengers want reduction in airline cancellation charges

According to a survey most consumers in India want airline cancellation charges to be 20 per cent of airfare.

03 Mar 2018 1:30 PM

UDAN: Govt expects Rs 300 cr annually from levy on airlines

Allocation for UDAN has been substantially raised to Rs 1,014.09 crore for the next financial year.

26 Feb 2018 10:50 AM

Google to use Machine Learning to predict flight delays

By the Google Flights app, the company uses AI to predict flight delays and basic economy fares.

03 Feb 2018 11:53 AM

Oscar is a cat of the world but he didn't like flying

On two nonstop flights, he curled up in a ball for hours on end, damp to the touch.

08 Nov 2017 8:55 PM

US: New security rules, strict passenger screening in effect from Thursday

They will affect 325,000 airline passengers on about 2,000 commercial flights arriving daily in the United States.

25 Oct 2017 4:33 PM


Being the first to board a plane is a bad idea, says study

Priority boarding dramatically increases the risk of infection if a passenger is sick.

28 Aug 2017 3:04 PM

Vistara, Qatar Airways sign pact to provide 'seamless' travel across 150 stops

Qatar Airways in the past had initiated talks with IndiGo for a marketing tie-up, which later failed to yield any results.

22 Aug 2017 5:31 PM

DGCA asks airlines to carry 'Hindi' newspapers on board

It said not providing publication in Hindi was against government's policy on official language.

26 Jul 2017 1:27 PM

Railways fears cheaper airlines will eat into its business

Blueprint says 25 per cent domestic air travel now occurs in 0-500 km route which was railways' monopoly.

25 Jul 2017 1:04 PM

Shares of Jet Airways surge amid share-sell talks

The scrip rose 3.35 per cent to Rs 582.85 apiece amid reports that Jet Airways may sell up to 24 per cent of its shares in the company.

04 Jul 2017 9:39 AM


GST benefits: Companies need to provide info to airlines

GST rate on first class and higher class tickets is 12 per cent while the rate is 5 per cent on economy class tickets.

02 Jul 2017 5:13 PM

US unveils enhanced airline security plan to avoid laptop ban

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said that the measures are not the last step to tighten security.

29 Jun 2017 8:25 AM

No-fly list for unruly passengers likely to start in July first week: Govt

The civil aviation ministry has come out with draft rules for a 'national no-fly list' of unruly passengers for all domestic carriers.

18 Jun 2017 7:02 PM

With GST, airlines might face taxation air pockets

Government has not given any tax relief with regard to import of aircraft and its spare parts.

11 Jun 2017 12:34 PM

Centre may connect UDAN flights to more smaller cities

Civil Aviation Ministry considering to fly fixed wing planes on routes under 150 km in certain areas.

25 May 2017 1:26 PM


GST impact on air travel to be marginal: ICRA

GST on business class air travel has been announced to be 12 pc, which is 3 pc more than the existing service tax rate.

24 May 2017 5:40 PM

Domestic air travel made dirt cheap under UDAN

Govt has asked domestic carriers to charge a subsidised rate of Rs 2,500 for an hour’s travel on local routes.

31 Mar 2017 3:00 PM

Airlines' ban on Sena MP may be lifted, Govt mulls changing rules

The decision came after Civil Aviation Minister Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Shiv Sena MPs meet for 45 minutes on the flying ban on Gaikwad.

27 Mar 2017 6:24 PM

Free WiFi and meditation as airlines grapple with laptop ban

Turkish and Gulf airlines are touting free WiFi and better in-flight connectivity for smart phones

25 Mar 2017 8:00 AM

Despite bottom line pressure, FY17 to be best for airlines

This despite pressure on airlines' bottom line was increasing as oil prices are on a northward-ho.

13 Mar 2017 10:44 AM