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The aviation sector, particularly in India, has been struggling to cope with human resources issues

09 Jan 2024 11:24 PM

IndiGo to cut salaries of senior employees from May

IndiGo announced pay cuts for its senior employees on 19 March, it had rolled them back on 23 April in deference to government's wishes

08 May 2020 1:29 PM

AirAsia cuts staff salaries by up to 20% for April amid lockdown

Those drawing Rs 50,000 per month or less have been spared from the wage cut

20 Apr 2020 2:31 PM

India's air passenger traffic to touch 1 billion, says Puri

On Thursday, civil aviation minister told Lok Sabha that government had taken a decision to privatise six airports.

25 Jul 2019 2:10 PM

Other airlines see value in hiring Jet Airways staff, but at lower pay: Experts

On Friday, SpiceJet said it has hired more than 500 employees of Jet Airways, including 100 pilots.

21 Apr 2019 1:18 PM


Mid-air collision averted: 2 IndiGo planes came too close over India-B'desh border

2 IndiGo aircraft came too close to each other following instructions from the Bangladeshi ATC, Indian aviation official said.

01 Nov 2018 8:40 PM

Govt to pursue Air India stake sale this fiscal

The alternative mechanism headed by the finance minister would decide the future course of action on Air India disinvestment.

07 Jun 2018 5:58 PM

Aviation, OMC stocks surge as crude oil weakens

The BSE benchmark Sensex surged 240.61 points to end at 35,165.48.

28 May 2018 7:51 PM

MH370 experts convinced they finally know what happened to missing plane

It has been four years since MH370 disappeared, carrying 239 passengers onboard en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur.

14 May 2018 10:27 AM

Asia's second-hand jet market soars as super-rich eye bargains

Buyers from the region bought 61 pre-owned aircraft and 54 new jets in 2017.

20 Apr 2018 2:49 PM


Jet fuel demand to soar as domestic air travel takes off

Rapid growth in appetite for aviation fuel means the country’s refiners are far less likely to send cargoes abroad.

18 Apr 2018 12:46 PM

US national held at IGI for entering on fake ticket

He was subsequently handed over to the police as his ticket was fake, the officials said.

15 Apr 2018 6:29 AM

Faced with global warming, aviation aims to turn green

The airline industry aims to cut its CO2 emissions in half by 2050 from 2005 levels.

08 Apr 2018 11:51 AM

NASA's new foldable wings to help airplanes fly like birds

The Spanwise Adavtive Wing (SAW) project aims to fold outer portions of wings for gains in aerodynamic benefits.

22 Jan 2018 3:12 PM

TRAI recommends allowing in-flight internet connectivity

The recommendations include providing a mechanism for the lawful interception and monitoring of Wi-Fi in aircraft cabins to ensure safety.

20 Jan 2018 9:15 AM


Boeing unveils prototype for unmanned electric cargo air vehicle

The CAV is powered by an environmentally-friendly electric propulsion system and can carry up to 500 pounds.

11 Jan 2018 8:24 AM

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens developing a hybrid plane

The aircraft would be based on the existing BAe 146 four-engine regional jet.

29 Nov 2017 8:23 AM

Pilots against DGCA's proposal to extend notice period to 1 year

At present, pilots are required to serve a notice period of six months.

10 Aug 2017 6:52 PM

SpiceJet set to launch UDAN flights next month

Gurgaon-based carrier would be first major airline to launch flights on RCS route.

12 Jun 2017 5:10 PM

Niti Aayog backs startegic sale of loss-making Air India

Aayog report comes amidst talks that govt may go for divestment of ailing airline.

31 May 2017 9:50 AM