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Britain to ease quarantine rules for travelers from 50+ countries

03 Jul 2020

Britain to ease quarantine rules for travelers from 50+ countries

The British government has decided to ease quarantine rules for travelers from over 50 countries, Transport Minister Grant Shapps said on Friday, indicating that the country is now moving quickly towards re-opening after battling the peak of coronavirus pandemic.

Airlines told to keep middle-seats vacant or give 'wrap-around gowns'

01 Jun 2020

Airlines told to keep middle-seats vacant or give 'wrap-around gowns'

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday asked airlines to keep middle seats vacant during journeys to ward off risks of coronavirus transmission.

Airlines suffered turbulence due to coronavirus: Understanding what future holds

17 May 2020

Airlines suffered turbulence due to coronavirus: Understanding what future holds

The globalized world was brought to a screeching halt with the onset of coronavirus pandemic.

IndiGo cuts employee salaries as coronavirus hits business hard

19 Mar 2020

IndiGo cuts employee salaries as coronavirus hits business hard

Budget carrier IndiGo on Thursday announced a pay cut for employees across various levels as an outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, has affected business.

US: Employee scams airline of $785,000 using unique technique

23 Oct 2019

US: Employee scams airline of $785,000 using unique technique

A former employee of the American airline JetBlue could face 20 years in prison for scamming the airline of almost a million dollars.

Nearly all British Airways flights cancelled amid two-day strike

09 Sep 2019

Nearly all British Airways flights cancelled amid two-day strike

British Airways (BA) pilots went on a 48-hour strike on Monday in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions.

Six reasons why your airline may deny you boarding

02 Aug 2019

Six reasons why your airline may deny you boarding

Planning a trip and heading to a new place is always exciting.

Show cause notices issued to IndiGo executives over safety lapses

12 Jul 2019

Show cause notices issued to IndiGo executives over safety lapses

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued show cause notices to four senior executives of leading airline, IndiGo, over safety lapses on Friday.

American Airlines staff makes woman 'cover up' before boarding flight

10 Jul 2019

American Airlines staff makes woman 'cover up' before boarding flight

A US woman was temporarily removed from an American Airlines flight for wearing "inappropriate" clothing. Tisha Rowe (37), a resident of Houston (Texas), said she and her 8-year-old son weren't allowed to board the flight until she "covered up."

GoAir employee wishes mother 'Happy Birthday' in suicide note

01 Jun 2019

GoAir employee wishes mother 'Happy Birthday' in suicide note

In a tragic incident, a 19-year-old GoAir employee allegedly killed himself in Nagpur, the police said on Friday. The deceased hung himself on his mother's birthday on Thursday afternoon, leaving behind a suicide note where he wished her a happy birthday.

AI pilot alleges senior asked, 'Don't you need sex everyday?'

15 May 2019

AI pilot alleges senior asked, 'Don't you need sex everyday?'

Air India initiated a high-level inquiry on Wednesday after one of its pilots accused her colleague and commander of sexually harassing her.

Pay cab charges if you're late: Air India warns crew

03 Oct 2018

Pay cab charges if you're late: Air India warns crew

Air India (AI) cabin crew, who turn up late for their flights, will now have to pay the transportation cost otherwise paid by the Airlines.