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AI has no plans to discontinue B747 aircraft, says Centre

Jul 28, 2021

"As on date, there are four B747-400 aircraft in Air India fleet and their average age is about 26 years," Singh stated in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

IndiGo has blamed the second wave of Covid-19, and high ATF prices for its poor set of numbers. Photo: Reuters

IndiGo optimistic despite poor Q1 results; here's why

Jul 27, 2021

Even as IndiGo was making steady progress till March this year - after being hit by Covid-19 - the second wave of the pandemic has led to bigger damage. The passenger demand has shrunk considerably, and as a result, IndiGo is not able to deploy its fleet optimally

IndiGo's evenue from operations zoomed 292.2 per cent year-on-year to Rs 3,006.90 crore.

IndiGo Q1 results: Net loss widens to Rs 3,174 crore, revenue rises 292%

Jul 27, 2021

IndiGo said said its occupancy rate or load factor during the quarter stood at 58.7 per cent as compared with 61.3 per cent in the year-ago period.

Boeing critical aviation components

Azad Engineering wins contract from Boeing, to supply critical components

Jul 26, 2021

Azad will begin delivering the critical components including hydraulic and mechanical fittings to Boeing from Q1 2022, the company said

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (Source: PTI)

Yogi Adityanath wants 'reflection of Indian heritage' in Noida Airport architecture

Jul 25, 2021

The chief minister's directions came during a recent review meeting of the greenfield airport which is coming up in Jewar in Gautam Buddh Nagar district.

2 pax caught with live consignment & 1 pax along with 4 airline staffers from Indigo & Spicejet in follow up (Source: PTI)

Four Indigo, Spicejet airline staffers among 7 persons arrested in customs' crackdown on gold smuggling

Jul 24, 2021

On 21.07.2021 in a 24 hours long operation, Delhi Airport customs busted a gold smuggling ring arresting 7 persons, the Delhi customs said

Air India disinvestment process will not be impacted by lawsuits

Cairn, Devas lawsuits to not impact Air India disinvestment: Govt

Jul 23, 2021

"The case is being defended by Air India Limited. The company has appointed lawyers to defend its interests," VK Singh said

As on June 29, the changes in brandings and displays were in process at Lucknow and Manglauru airports and had been completed at the Ahmedabad airport, the AAI stated

Adani group in violation of branding, logo pacts, AAI committees find

Jul 21, 2021

Consequently, the Adani group companies -- which are operating these three airports -- have started making changes in brandings and displays to bring them in accordance with the concession agreements that they had signed with the AAI

Scheduled domestic passenger traffic was suspended in India for about two months between March 25 and May 24 (Source: PTI)

Aviation Ministry sets up advisory groups to resolve issues facing sector

Jul 21, 2021

India and its aviation sector were badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic's second wave in April and May. Many aviation stakeholders are not in a good financial shape currently

As on May 31, only 47 per cent of total routes and 39 per cent of airports (unserved and underserved) have been operationalised under UDAN (Source: PTI)

UDAN scheme: Only 47% of total routes functioning

Jul 20, 2021

Rating agency ICRA in its report on Tuesday said that there is likely to be a further delay of two years in achieving the target of operationalising as many as 100 unserved and underserved airports and starting at least 1,000 RCS routes by 2024.

National carrier Air India carried 5.14 lakh passengers in the month and had a market share of 16.5 per cent.

Domestic air passenger traffic grows 47% in June: DGCA

Jul 19, 2021

The total domestic traffic stood at 1.09 crore passengers during April-June against 2.33 crore passengers in March quarter.