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23 Feb 2018


Poor visibility hits flight operations at Goa Airport

Poor visibility due to fog severely affected flight operations at Goa's Dabolim Airport on Friday morning, as a result of which two international and three domestic flights were diverted to various cities.

13 Feb 2018


Delhi Airport terminal T1 to get metro connectivity by March-end

People traveling to Terminal 1 of Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) from any part of Delhi and the National Capital Region will now be able to take the metro soon.

04 Feb 2018


SpiceJet contemplating using seaplanes on the Brahmaputra

Low-cost airline SpiceJet is currently mulling introducing seaplanes on the Brahmaputra river in Assam.

27 Jan 2018


Delhi: Three businessmen arrested for harassing woman on SpiceJet flight

Three businessmen were arrested from West Delhi for allegedly harassing a woman on an airborne flight while travelling from Bengaluru to Delhi.

13 Dec 2017


Air Deccan back with its Re 1 air tickets!

Air Deccan, the first low-cost airline in India which shut operations in 2012, is all set to make a comeback under the government's Udan scheme.

12 Dec 2017


Security lapse: Afghan exits Delhi Airport without Indian visa

In a major security lapse, an Afghan national managed to exit from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport after landing there from Kabul, without an Indian visa.

08 Dec 2017


Delhi: Intense fog from Dec 17, airport gets new tech

Delhi has had some relief this year regarding weather conditions, but intense fog is set to hit from December 17.

23 Nov 2017


Passenger headed to funeral shouts at Alphons over flight delay

A video of a woman shouting at Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons at the Imphal airport has gone viral.

28 Sep 2017


SpiceJet plane with 180 passengers narrowly escapes Kabul airport attack

A New Delhi-bound SpiceJet plane having 180 passengers and crewmembers on board narrowly escaped a rocket attack by militants while taking off from Kabul airport yesterday.

27 Sep 2017


Rockets land at Kabul airport following US defense secretary's arrival

On September 27, at least two rockets hit the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul hours after US Secretary of Defense James Mattis's landed there.

22 Sep 2017


Mumbai airport main runway operations resume after 26 hours

Flight operations at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport gradually resumed a day after a SpiceJet flight overshot the main runway 27, which remained non-operational for 26 hours.

22 Sep 2017


SpiceJet owner Ajay Singh to take control of NDTV

As NDTV founders Prannoy Roy, Radhika Roy and promoter RRPR Holding Pvt Ltd face a probe for allegedly concealing transactions, the channel is set to be handed over to a new owner.

21 Sep 2017


SpiceJet Incident: Whistleblower writes to Aviation Ministry about potential hazard

Following the SpiceJet flight skidding incident at Mumbai, Airports Authority of India's DGM (Aviation Safety), S Mangala, flagged off a potential hazard.

20 Sep 2017


Mumbai Rains: Flight operations, local train services badly hit

Torrential rains continued to batter Mumbai for the second day, severely affecting the flight operations, delaying the suburban rail services, and disrupting the road traffic.

20 Sep 2017


Mumbai: Heavy showers throw life out of gear once again

Twenty days after "typhoon-like" rains inundated Mumbai, the city once again battled heavy showers and life was thrown out of gear.

01 Sep 2017


Focus on regional connectivity pushes up airfares for bigger cities

Domestic flights between metros and big cities are set to go up a notch as the government looks to direct funding to air connectivity between smaller towns.

19 Jul 2017


IndiGo lifts ban on TDP MP Diwakar Reddy

IndiGo has lifted the ban on TDP MP Diwakar Reddy with immediate effect.

12 Jul 2017


19 Mumbai suburban railway stations get free Wi-Fi facility

Commuters can now browse the internet as 19 stations on Mumbai suburban rail network are provided with free Wi-Fi facility.

Jet blast smashes IndiGo bus-window, 5 injured at Delhi Airport

At least 5 people got injured after a IndiGo bus window imploded due to jet blast, allegedly from a SpiceJet plane approaching a parking bay.

07 Jul 2017

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Lowest Acquisition deal: Ajay Singh acquired SpiceJet at Rs. 2!

SpiceJet owner Ajay Singh acquired the low-cost carrier from Kalanithi Maran in 2015 at just Rs. 2.

27 Jun 2017


Trump greets Modi warmly, says India-US relations never been stronger

Indian PM Narendra Modi was greeted with a firm handshake and a broad smile by US President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, DC.

17 Jun 2017


As govt launches probe, 'unruly' MP Diwakar Reddy leaves country

Even as the Civil Aviation Ministry ordered a probe into allegations of abusive behavior against TDP's JC Diwakar Reddy, the MP left for Paris late on June 16.

16 Jun 2017


After Ravindra Gaikwad, TDP MP Diwakar Reddy banned by airlines

Another MP has earned the wrath of Indian carriers. IndiGo and Air India have banned TDP MP JC Diwakar Reddy after he misbehaved with staffers at the Visakhapatnam Airport.

13 Jun 2017


GST will force budget airlines to hike their fares

Many Indians prefer air travel as it is faster, more comfortable and, thanks to the presence of several budget airlines, it is quite affordable these days.

12 Jun 2017


Delhi hospital fined for leaving needle in woman's uterus

A private hospital was imposed Rs. 30 lakh as negligence cost for leaving a needle behind in a woman's uterus after her delivery in 2009.

22 May 2017


India may permit in-flight Internet by August

According to reports, the Centre will most probably permit in-flight internet on flights in India by August end.

15 May 2017


Content on-the-go: Now stream movies, shows on Indian Railways!

Indian Railways is going the distance to make trains journeys fun for passengers: it is now rolling out a content-on-demand service, which will let people stream their favorite movies and TV shows while travelling.

12 May 2017


New Boeing 737 MAX's tests flights halted over engine issue

US aerospace major Boeing has temporarily halted its new 737 MAX aircraft's test flights over potential engine problems.

05 May 2017


Attention unruly passengers! India will soon have a no-fly list

Following the Air India slapping row in March, centre on Friday issued draft rules for the aviation sector on no-fly list.

04 May 2017


UDAN: Govt to spend Rs. 6.6-7.1cr on just one sector

On the first Delhi-Shimla flight under the UDAN scheme, government paid for 24 seats (50% of capacity), or Rs. 82,560 per flight.

29 Apr 2017


UDAN Flight Scheme: Low fares and regional connectivity

PM Narendra Modi launched the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) or Regional Air Connectivity Scheme (RCS) in a bid to achieve twin goals of connectivity and affordability.

27 Apr 2017


Modi launches UDAN scheme for cheap flights

PM Modi has launched the UDAN scheme to make air travel cheaper and improve connectivity between cities and small towns.

20 Apr 2017


Viral video: Sena MP Gaikwad now seen arguing with cops

Wading into another controversy, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad had a heated argument with cops at Latur when they tried to disperse a protest by him.

07 Apr 2017


Air India lifts ban on Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad

ANI reported that Air India has lifted the flying ban on Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, a day after Sena members demanded the civil aviation ministry intervene in the matter.

03 Apr 2017


Udan: Air India subsidiary first airline to take wing

Air India Ltd's low-cost arm Alliance Air, which plans to launch services with a flight from Bhatinda to Delhi later in April, will be the first airlines to sign up for the government's Udan scheme,

01 Apr 2017


Regional airlines: Captain Gopinath of Air-Deccan fame makes a comeback

Captain G.R. Gopinath, the man behind the Air Deccan franchise which pioneered low-cost airfares in India, is set to make a comeback.

25 Mar 2017


United Indian airlines bar abusive Sena MP from flying

A day after Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulted an Air India employee, all domestic airlines barred him from flying with them for an indefinite period.

24 Mar 2017


Air India slapping incident: Major airlines stand together

Following the assault on an Air India staffer, major players SpiceJet and IndiGo extended their support towards the "no fly list".

09 Mar 2017


Qatar Airways to launch India's first fully foreign-owned airline

Sources have confirmed that Qatar Airways seeks to launch India's first fully foreign-owned domestic airline.

07 Mar 2017


2017 International Women's Day

The 2017 International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. This year's theme is 'Be Bold for Change'.

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