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03 Jan 2020


Citing threats, United States asks airlines to avoid Pakistani airspace

The United States has asked all its airlines and pilots to be careful while using Pakistani airspace due to "extremist or militant activity".

30 Dec 2019


Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

A thick blanket of fog has covered Delhi and neighboring areas, affecting rail, road and air traffic.

26 Dec 2019


Terrorist, go back: NSUI workers, students tell BJP's Pragya Thakur

Pragya Thakur, the parliamentarian from Bhopal, was on Wednesday greeted with unsavory words by students and the workers of National Students' Union of India (NSUI).

On SpiceJet flight, passenger confronts Pragya Thakur, video goes viral

BJP's Pragya Thakur, infamous for finding her way to controversies, is back in the news. The parliamentarian from Bhopal filed a complaint against SpiceJet claiming its crew misbehaved with her.

22 Dec 2019


Pragya Thakur files complaint against SpiceJet crew over seat allotment

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Pragya Singh Thakur on Saturday filed a complaint against private airline SpiceJet alleging misconduct.

16 Nov 2019


4-month-old dies on SpiceJet flight; cause of death unknown

In a tragic incident, a four-month-old girl died during a Surat-Mumbai flight on Friday.

02 Nov 2019


Delhi: Bag suspected to carry RDX, contained chocolates, toys

A suspicious bag, that escalated security threat and triggered a situation of panic at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Friday morning, actually turned out to be just another unclaimed property containing some clothes and other items of personal use.

17 Oct 2019

Pakistan News

Last month, SpiceJet flight intercepted by Pakistan jets amid confusion

With Indo-Pak tensions heightened since the Balakot airstrikes, Pakistani fighter jets intercepted a SpiceJet passenger plane over their airspace last month, sources in the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said today.

22 Apr 2019


SpiceJet signs pact for code-share partnership with Gulf-carrier Emirates

Budget carrier SpiceJet today announced the signing of an initial pact for code-share partnership with Gulf carrier Emirates.

18 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

5 routes under UDAN scheme to restart from Feb 13

In a boost to low cost air travel in Maharashtra, five routes under the Center's UDAN scheme, which were discontinued some time back, will resume on February 13.

09 Jan 2019

Andaman & Nicobar

Soon, islands in Andaman will be connected by seaplanes

According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, islands in Andaman will soon be connected by seaplanes that can land on or take-off from water.

26 Nov 2018


IndiGo, SpiceJet to charge for web check-in, passengers are angry

Low-cost airlines IndiGo and SpiceJet will now charge for web check-in from passengers, and this has obviouly upset fliers.

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.

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.

08 Nov 2018

Jet Airways

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

Jet Airways

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.

05 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Thai national suffers heart attack mid-air, SpiceJet makes emergency landing

A New Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight made an emergency landing today at Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, after a Thai national on board suffered a heart attack, police said.

24 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates Sikkim's first Airport: Details here

Nine years after its foundation stone was laid, the stunning Pakyong Airport in Sikkim was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.

10 Sep 2018


SpiceJet to start dedicated air cargo services from September 18

No-frills airline SpiceJet is going to launch its dedicated air cargo services from September 18.

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.

06 Sep 2018


#BreakingGlassCeiling: India hires more female pilots than any other country

Indian society has always been tagged patriarchal and rightly so. But there is one section that's aiming to break that label: the aviation sector, where 12% of commercial pilots are women.

27 Aug 2018


This plane runs on bio-fuel made by 500 families

In a first-of-its-kind experiment for India, SpiceJet flew India's first biofuel-powered flight from Dehradun today morning.

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.

01 Aug 2018


Air India airhostess proudly retires as daughter co-pilots last flight

To retire as proudly as Mumbai-based Pooja Chinchankar did would be everyone's dream.

23 Jul 2018


Hyderabad: This isn't potty but 1.85kg of smuggled gold-paste!

DRI officials stopped a smuggling bid at Hyderabad airport on Saturday and recovered around 2kg of gold that was being brought in from Colombo.

13 Jul 2018

Ajay Singh

SpiceJet planning to spread wings, considering partnership with US companies

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet is considering entering into major business-partnerships with two American companies, including an international-airline, and diversifying its activities beyond aviation, its chairman and managing director Ajay Singh has said.

10 Jul 2018


Air India Express plane overshoots runway in Mumbai, averts mishap

A major mishap was averted today after an Air India Express aircraft overshot the runway while landing at the Mumbai-airport amid heavy rains.

27 Jun 2018


Guwahati: Woman, returning from father's rites, stripped to 'verify' pregnancy

In a shocking incident, a woman was stripped by staff of CISF to ensure her pregnancy at Guwahati's Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, on Sunday.

23 Jun 2018


Carrying baggage heavier than 15kg to become costlier for domestic-flyers

Carrying check-in baggage beyond 15 kg will prove to be costlier to domestic flyers on low-cost carriers like IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir.

08 May 2018


Surat-Bengaluru daily flights from June, courtesy AirAsia

In a first, AirAsia will start a daily flight connecting Bengaluru with Surat from June 1 this year, the same month it completes 4 years in the business.

14 Apr 2018


Domestic airfares see 4-9% reduction, despite increase in demand

This summer, domestic air travellers are in for some good news.

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.

31 Mar 2018


SpiceJet air-hostesses allegedly strip-searched by airline's own security personnel

A video showing an angry bunch of SpiceJet air-hostesses accusing the airline of strip-searching them at Chennai airport has gone viral.

28 Mar 2018

Jet Airways

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.

26 Mar 2018


Delhi: Despite alerts, hundreds of SpiceJet, IndiGo passengers reach wrong-terminal

Despite several hoardings, text messages, e-mails and phone calls by Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) intimating about the partial shift of operations of IndiGo and SpiceJet to T2, many have been turning up at T1.

17 Mar 2018

Donald Trump

US: Trading concerns to cause "most friction" in India-US ties

The thorny issue of trade in India-US ties is set to become even more prickly after US President Donald Trump railed against import taxes imposed by India, and challenged a bunch of Indian export subsidies at the World Trade Organization (WTO).

17 Mar 2018


Bengaluru: SpiceJet aircraft damages runway lights, flight operations hit

Flight operations were suspended for more than half an hour when four runway lights were damaged by a SpiceJet aircraft, while landing at the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru.

16 Mar 2018


Over 120 SpiceJet, IndiGo flights to ply from Delhi T2

Ending a four-month battle with Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), IndiGo and SpiceJet have agreed to shift their flight operations partially to Delhi Airport's revamped T2 (Terminal-2) from March 25.

10 Mar 2018


SpiceJet enters whopping Rs. 81,000cr-deal with France's Safran for aircraft-engines

No-frills India airline SpiceJet has inked a $12.5bn (Rs. 81,000 crore) deal with French major Safran Group for CFM aircraft engines; it's one of the biggest-ever aviation sector deals.

26 Feb 2018

Jet Airways

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?