Indian Airlines: News

29 Mar 2024

Ajit Pawar

'No wrongdoing...': CBI files closure in case against Praful Patel

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has closed a corruption investigation against Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel, months after he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

10 Aug 2022

Jyotiraditya Scindia

How changes in airfare rules from August-end will affect prices

India's airline sector is soon likely to breathe a sigh of relief following major changes in air ticketing rules.

No restrictions on domestic flight capacity from October 18: Centre

Amid the improving COVID-19 situation in the country, the Civil Aviation Ministry on Tuesday permitted domestic airlines to function at their full capacity from October 18 onwards.

Delhi airport's T2 terminal to resume operations from July 22

The T2 terminal of the Delhi international airport will resume operations from July 22, two months after it was shut down due to a significant drop in domestic air traffic owing to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, a statement said on Saturday.

07 Dec 2020


IndiGo to refund all passengers for canceled flights by January-end

Budget flier IndiGo on Monday committed to refunding all customer credit shells created by cancellations due to COVID-19 by January 31, 2021.

02 Mar 2019

Masood Azhar

Masood Azhar, afflicted with renal failure, being treated in Army-hospital?

Masood Azhar, the founder of the dreaded terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), is suspected to be afflicted with renal failure and is under regular dialysis at an army hospital in Rawalpindi in Pakistan, officials in New Delhi said today.

26 Feb 2019


#IndiaStrikesBack: IAF airstrikes' target involved in 1999 IC-814 Kandahar Hijack

India on Tuesday carried out air strikes to destroy Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror modules in Pakistan's Balakot along the Line of Control (LoC) avenging the deadly Pulwama terror attack.

18 Feb 2019


Slammed for comments on Pulwama, Sidhu reminds BJP of Kandahar

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, whose remarks on Pulwama attack, stoked a controversy upped his ante against BJP on Sunday by reminding the party of the Kandahar episode.

27 Nov 2018

Vasundhara Raje

Sunil Arora replaces OP Rawat as new Chief Election Commissioner

Sunil Arora has been appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner by President Ram Nath Kovind. Arora will take charge on December 2.

21 Nov 2018


Indian airlines can meet just 3 weeks' expenses; needs govt-help

Amid rising fuel prices and the weakening rupee, airlines in India are having a hard time staying afloat, and have asked the government to help them get unsecured credit from oil companies and airports.

19 Apr 2018


Now, Rajkummar Rao starrer 'Omerta' to release on May 4

The release of Rajkummar Rao-starrer "Omerta" has been postponed to May 4 as the clearance from the Censor Board on the film came in recently.

24 Feb 2018

Indian Government

Air-India Sale: Government might sell it completely, shedding 100% stake

The Centre is mulling options for selling Air India completely, which include offloading 100% of its stake the debt-ridden national carrier.

07 Sep 2017


How India's real-life James Bond untied the Doklam knot

Indian National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Kumar Doval is being seen as PM Narendra Modi's right-hand man responsible for the resolution of the Doklam standoff, on terms favoring India.

17 Aug 2017

Delhi High Court

Get ready to pay more for excess baggage on flights

The luxury of flying keeps getting costlier for the common man. In the latest blow for passengers, airlines are now free to charge up to Rs. 350/kg for luggage beyond 15kg.

10 Aug 2017


Do you know who created the classic Doordarshan logo?

Many '80s and '90s kids will remember watching Doordarshan's logo montage with the channel's signature tune playing in the background on the TV.

06 Jul 2017

Indian Government

'Give It Up': Government extends subsidy campaign to railways

The government is extending its subsidy reduction plans to more sectors. After targeting LPG and food, now the Centre wants people to give up their rail fare subsidy.

30 May 2017


CBI to probe UPA's aviation ministry decisions, files 3 FIRs

The CBI has registered a preliminary inquiry into the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines saying the merger resulted in heavy losses to Indian taxpayers.

23 May 2017


Air India Maharaja is selling off trinkets to stage comeback

Air India has often been cited as the white elephant of Indian government, you can't let go of it but every day that you decide to keep it, you know it's going to eat into your income.

09 May 2017


Gujarat Dy CM's 'heavily drunk' son barred from boarding flight

According to Ahmedabad airport officials, the son of Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel was barred from boarding a flight to Greece as he was highly inebriated.

21 Oct 2016


Air India looks to woo travelers with Wi-Fi on board

Indian airline carrier Air India is eyeing better services on air to gain travelers, and help boost its revenues.

08 Sep 2016

Indian Railways

Railways introduces 'surge pricing'

Indian Railways has introduced 'surge pricing' or flexible fares which will come into effect from September 9, 2016.