Jet Airways: News

21 Nov 2018

Bharti Airtel

Sensex falls over 200 points on weak global cues

The BSE benchmark Sensex fell over 200 points in early trade today following weak global cues amid fresh foreign fund outflows.

14 Nov 2018


#FinancialBytes: 5 best credit cards in India for frequent flyers

For many, traveling is a passion and an escape from their hectic life. Though traveling has become popular in India, it has also become expensive.

08 Nov 2018


DGCA directs Jet, SpiceJet to address issues with Boeing-737 MAX

Following the Lion Air crash, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked SpiceJet and Jet Airways to address possible issues with their Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

08 Nov 2018


DGCA asks airlines to address issues with Boeing-737 MAX planes

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked Jet Airways and SpiceJet to take corrective action to address possible issues with their Boeing 737 MAX planes that could lead to "significant altitude loss" of the aircraft.

23 Oct 2018


#JetFiasco: Passenger, who suffered due to cabin-pressure, may lose hearing

Mukesh Sharma, one of the five flyers who suffered nose and ear-bleeds last month, after the crew of Jet Airways forgot to switch on the system that regulates cabin pressure, may lose his hearing permanently.

10 Oct 2018


Jet Airways clears August salaries of senior-staff, September payments delayed

Crisis-hit Jet Airways yesterday paid the balance amount of salaries for the month of August to its pilots, engineers, and senior management, but told them that September payments would be delayed, sources said.

30 Sep 2018


Jet Airways Hyderabad-Indore flight makes emergency landing following engine failure

A Jet Airways aircraft from Hyderabad to Indore with 103 people on board made an emergency landing at Indore airport today after one of its engines failed.

22 Sep 2018


Bleeding passengers are filing police complaints against Jet Airways

Two days after negligence aboard a Jet Airways flight left at least 30 bleeding, it seems that the airlines is set for a legal battle.

20 Sep 2018

Suresh Prabhu

After Jet Airways' negligence, Prabhu orders safety-audit of all airlines

Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu ordered a safety audit of all scheduled airlines and airports, amid recent incidents related to the safety of passengers.

20 Sep 2018


30 suffer nosebleed due to Jet Airways' staff negligence

In an incident that reeks of negligence, some passengers on a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur suffered nose and ear bleeding on Thursday morning after the flight crew forgot to switch on the system that maintains cabin pressure.

07 Sep 2018

Saudi Arabia

Air India flight lands at under-construction runway, by mistake

On Friday evening, an Air India flight from Thiruvananthapuram to the Maldives ended up landing on an unoperational runway in Velana International Airport.

06 Sep 2018


Bengaluru International Airport to introduce facial recognition facility from 2019

Bengaluru International Airport Thursday said it plans to roll out facial recognition facility for the passengers of some select airlines from early next year as it seeks to make the boarding process paperless.

02 Sep 2018


Private carrier Jet Airways starts Vadodara-Indore daily direct flight

Private carrier Jet Airways commenced Sunday its daily direct flight services to Indore from Vadodara in Gujarat.

29 Aug 2018

Indian Army

#KeralaFloods: Kochi Airport resumes operations, 15 days after being shut

The Kochi Airport, one of the busiest in the country, will resume operations today at 2 PM, 15 days after it was shut as incessant rains swept Kerala.

04 Aug 2018

Shiv Sena

AI's Milan-Delhi flight returns after passenger tries to enter cockpit

A Delhi-bound Air India flight from Milan had to return to the airport in Italy within 30 minutes of take-off after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit.

03 Aug 2018


Jet Airways 'can't run after 60 days,' stake-sale attempts on

The debt-ridden Jet Airways, India's second-largest airline by market share, is desperate for cash, and has resumed talks with investment bankers for assistance in a stake sale.

03 Aug 2018


Jet Airways flight skids beyond runway in Riyadh, no casualties

As many as 149 people on board a Mumbai-bound Jet Airways flight from Riyadh escaped unhurt after the aircraft went off the runway following an aborted take-off from Riyadh airport on Friday, the airline said.

03 Aug 2018

Air India

No sandwich, samosas, AI-passengers to get packed-items like peanuts, cookies

In a bid to save money, Air India has decided to give passengers on a flight (having less than an hour duration), packed food like peanuts, cookies etc., as opposed to snacks like samosas or sandwiches.

02 Aug 2018


Jet Airways faces crisis as employees reject 25% pay cuts

Cash-strapped Jet Airways has asked its employees, including pilots, to take salary cuts in the range of 5-25% for an indefinite period as it struggles to stabilize operations.

10 Jul 2018


Vadodara airport to switch to solar-energy to cut electricity cost

The Vadodara airport will soon switch over to solar energy for its everyday operations to cut down its electricity cost.

29 Jun 2018


IndiGo launches flights connecting Trichy with Bengaluru, Kochi

Days after making Tiruchirappalli its 51st destination, IndiGo yesterday launched two more domestic services, Trichy-Bengaluru and Trichy-Kochi, after flagging off Trichy-Chennai flights on June 1.

16 Jun 2018


Just one check-in baggage on Jet Airways flights from July

Full service carrier Jet Airways has announced the first-ever restrictions in India on permissible check-in baggage on flights.

07 Jun 2018


Mumbai to remain submerged over weekend, to receive 'extremely-heavy' downpour

In what may sound alarm bells for BMC, the IMD has predicted 'extremely heavy' rainfall for Mumbai over the weekend.

04 Jun 2018


Vadodara airport seeks nod from AAI to operate facility round-the-clock

The Vadodara airport authorities have sought permission from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for operating the facility round-the-clock at the city's airport situated in Harni.

30 May 2018


Air India up for sale, but nobody interested in buying

In an embarrassing turn of events, the state-owned Air India airline has not received any buyer for government's 76% stake, a day before the bidding closes on Thursday.

27 May 2018


IndiGo, Air India Express among world's 5 cheapest airlines

India's low-cost carriers Air India Express and IndiGo have been ranked second and fifth respectively in a Global Flight Pricing Report prepared by Melbourne-based Rome2rio, a multimodal travel planning site.

25 May 2018

United Arab Emirates

Delta Air Lines to resume non-stop NY-Mumbai flights after 9-year-gap

America's Delta Air Lines on Friday announced resuming its non-stop services from New York to Mumbai next year after it had suspended the services to Mumbai in 2009, blaming Middle Eastern carriers for hurting its ability to operate in parts of Asia.

20 May 2018


Mumbai jeweler becomes first-person to be put on No-Fly list

Mumbai-based multi-millionaire jeweler, Birju Kishore Salla, has become the first person to be put on the "National No Fly List".

19 May 2018


Mumbai: Domestic, International flights to be delayed till June 5

Several flights were delayed by almost an hour yesterday and day before, as Mumbai airport officials are upgrading the Instrument Landing System (ILS), responsible for guiding flights.

18 May 2018


Jet Airways' Diwali bonanza: Non-stop Mumbai-Manchester flights, four times/week

Mumbai-based private carrier Jet Airways has a special Diwali gift for its UK-bound passengers.

06 May 2018


No unruly passengers put on National no-fly list

As it turns out unruly passengers on aircraft can get away with their behavior quite easily.

05 May 2018


Air India flying into turbulent skies, amid massive mounting losses

Air India is likely to fly into turbulent skies if the government's divestment plan for it fails to take off.

23 Apr 2018


Monthly Rs. 200-250cr deficit leaves Air India's aircraft lying unutilized

Air India is in bad shape. The airline, which faces debts of Rs. 48,876cr, has seen a monthly cash deficit of Rs. 200-250cr, which has left it unable to purchase much-needed spares.

09 Apr 2018


100 flights cancelled as Mumbai Airport shuts-down for two days

Due to pre-monsoon repair and preventive maintenance work on the intersection of two cross-runways (09/27 and 14/32), Mumbai Airport will remain shut today and tomorrow for six hours.

09 Apr 2018


Mumbai-airport: Main runway to remain shut for 6hrs today, tomorrow

Flight operations at Mumbai airport are likely to be affected for two days as the private aerodrome operator today announced the closure of the main runway for six hours daily for pre-monsoon maintenance work.

Jet Airways plane hits catering van at Delhi airport

A Jet Airways plane, with 133 people onboard, hit a parked catering vehicle at the Delhi airport, officials said.

30 Mar 2018


Here's all you need to know about Air India sale

Initiating the disinvestment process for India's national carrier Air India (AI) on Wednesday, the government issued a preliminary information memorandum (PIM) offering to sell 76% of its stake in the Maharaja.

28 Mar 2018


Government calls for bids for 75% stake-sale in Air India

The government has called for bids for sale of 76% stake in Air India (AI), which has debts of Rs. 52,000cr.

03 Mar 2018


Shatrughan Sinha honored with "lifetime achievement award" in the UK

Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha has been honored with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the fields of arts and politics at a ceremony in the UK's Parliament in London.

26 Feb 2018


Bengaluru: Check-in from airport buses, skip line

Have no check-in luggage, yet have to stand in queue to get your boarding pass? Why not take the BMTC volvo bus to the airport and do the check-in in the kiosks installed inside and get a printed boarding pass?