24 May 2020
With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?
As the government has allowed domestic flights to resume from Monday, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has decided to conduct operations from its Terminal 3.
22 May 2020
Air India starts booking for domestic flights from May 25
National carrier Air India has opened bookings for domestic flights scheduled from May 25 onwards, when civil aviation operations are slated to resume partially.
21 May 2020
Air fares will be capped for three months
Once airlines restore partial services from Monday, they will have to adhere to the pricing guidelines of the Civil Aviation Ministry, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday. The rates will be capped for three months.
20 Mar 2020
Kunal Kamra's plea against flying ban dismissed by Delhi HC
The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to hear stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra's plea challenging a flying ban imposed on him.
27 Feb 2020
Kunal Kamra's flying ban reduced; Delhi HC disposes comedian's plea
The aviation ban on stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra imposed by the airline Indigo has been reduced to three months from six months.
25 Feb 2020
Delhi HC pulls up DGCA over Kunal Kamra's airlines ban
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) should not have asked airlines to put comedian Kunal Kamra on a no-fly list, the Delhi High Court observed on Tuesday while hearing a petition filed by him.
13 Feb 2020
Two passengers at Kolkata airport, suspected of coronavirus, isolated
Authorities at Kolkata's Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport detected two suspected cases of coronavirus on Thursday.
01 Feb 2020
Kunal Kamra sends legal notice to IndiGo; demands Rs. 25L
Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra has sent a legal notice to IndiGo airlines after the budget flier suspended him for six months.
30 Jan 2020
Kunal Kamra banned by airlines; what do lawyers, DGCA say?
Budget flier IndiGo on Tuesday suspended stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra from flying with the airline after the latter heckled journalist Arnab Goswami on a Mumbai-Lucknow flight.
29 Jan 2020
After IndiGo and Air India, SpiceJet bans comedian Kunal Kamra
Since heckling journalist Arnab Goswami on a flight on Tuesday, stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra has been banned by three airlines.
27 Jan 2020
Government wants to sell entire stake in Air India
The government wants to sell Air India and has invited bids for the same. But unlike its previous attempt in 2018, this time the government has put its complete stake in the debt-ridden airlines on sale.
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).
23 Dec 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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.
05 Oct 2018
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
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
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.