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Alliance Air to commence Bengaluru-Goa ops

Alliance Air to commence Bengaluru-Goa ops

New Delhi: Despite the Covid-19 outbreak, Air India's wholly-owned subsidiary Alliance Air will commence flight operations connecting Bengaluru to Goa via Mysuru from July 1.According to the airline, all-inclusive one-way fares from Bengaluru-Goa will start at Rs 3,283."The airline is adhering to al...

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Qantas slashes 6,000 jobs amid COVID-19 grounding

Qantas slashes 6,000 jobs amid COVID-19 grounding

Canberra: Australian flag carrier Qantas revealed on Thursday that it will slash 6,000 jobs in a bid to cut costs amid the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global travel industry.A further 15,000 employees will continue to be stood down without pay, and around 100 aircraft will be gro...

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HK airport's passenger volume drops 18.9%

HK airport's passenger volume drops 18.9%

Hong Kong: The passenger volume and cargo volume at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) dropped 18.9 per cent and 7.3 per cent year-on-year respectively in fiscal year 2019/20, according to a new report on ThursdayThe latest annual report released by Airport Authority Hong Kong for the fiscal...

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US restricts India charter flights over 'discriminatory practices'

US restricts India charter flights over 'discriminatory practices'

Washington: The US has restricted charter flights from India, accusing New Delhi of engaging in "discriminatory and restrictive practices", a statement by the Department of Transportation (DoT) said.In the statement on Monday, the Department said that a foreign air carrier of India "will be required...

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Aviation fuel prices raised second time in June

Aviation fuel prices raised second time in June

New Delhi: Oil marketing companies raised the aviation turbine fuel (ATF) prices for the second time in a month on Tuesday.In the national capital, the price of jet fuel was raised by Rs 5,494.5 to Rs 39,069.87 per kilolitre. On June 1, it was raised by Rs 11,030.62 to Rs 33,575.37 per kilolitre, ac...

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Airlines ferrying 70K passengers per day: Minister

Airlines ferrying 70K passengers per day: Minister

New Delhi: Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said that domestic airlines are ferrying 70,000 passengers per day across the country.In his address at a GMR Group-organised webinar on 'Reposing the faith in flying', the minister said that 70 per cent utilisation of the allowed capa...

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AI might grant NoC to official involved in alleged salary scam

AI might grant NoC to official involved in alleged salary scam

New Delhi: Air India is likely to grant a no-objection certificate (NoC) and drop the investigation against the employee, who drew salary from both the national carrier and the DGCA for two years after being deputed at the aviation regulator.The official's term with the DGCA ends on June 30 and for ...

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Airlines may give 2-year credit note for tickets cancelled during lockdown

Airlines may give 2-year credit note for tickets cancelled during lockdown

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to take a stand on refunding by airlines on cancellation of tickets during the lockdown, and suggested that the airline operators must extend the credit period for two years.A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and M.R....

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Boeing expects aviation industry to recover despite COVID-19

Boeing expects aviation industry to recover despite COVID-19

Washington: Global aviation industry will recover and grow again despite the COVID-19 pandemic's impact, Stan Deal, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, said.The aviation industry is facing an unprecedented shock from the COVID-19 pandemic, the speed and scale of which have not been see...

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SpiceJet adds Sulaymaniyah, Almaty, Doha to cargo network

SpiceJet adds Sulaymaniyah, Almaty, Doha to cargo network

New Delhi: Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet has added Sulaymaniyah (Iraq), Almaty and Doha to its international cargo network.The airline on Monday operated two cargo flights from Mumbai to Doha carrying over 20 tons of pharma, perishables and cargo supplies.The airline has also carried over 14 ton...

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