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Decision on international flights after other countries allow entry: Puri

Decision on international flights after other countries allow entry: Puri

New Delhi: Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday said that the government will take a decision on resuming commercial international flights only after other countries ease their restrictions on entry of foreign nationals and allow incoming flights.In a tweet, Puri said: "A decis...

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GoAir fires pilot over hate tweet, employee says 'mistaken identity'

GoAir fires pilot over hate tweet, employee says 'mistaken identity'

New Delhi: Budget airline GoAir has terminated the services of a trainee pilot over hate tweets allegedly from an account by his name, but now the employee has come out and said that he has been wrongfully terminated, as it was a tweet by another person of the same name.A Twitter account of Asif Kha...

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AI gets robust response for ferry flights to US, Europe

AI gets robust response for ferry flights to US, Europe

New Delhi: National carrier Air India has witnessed a robust demand for its ferry flights which are to be operated under the Centre's Vande Bharat Mission.Accordingly, in the phase three of the mission, the airline will operate 300 flights to North America and Europe from June 9 to June 30, 2020."Sa...

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Traffic volume expected grow gradually till festive season: AirAsia India

Traffic volume expected grow gradually till festive season: AirAsia India

New Delhi: The current air passenger traffic volume is expected to gradually grow till the festive season, AirAsia India said.The airline, which operated over 40 flights per day in the last 10-days, continues to witness demand mostly for essential travel.The Centre has only recently allowed domestic...

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Emirates to commence transit flight services from June 15

Emirates to commence transit flight services from June 15

New Delhi: The Emirates Airlines has offered flights for passengers to additional 16 cities as it resumes transit through its Dubai hub.Consequent to the addition, the airline will be operating flights to 29 cities from June 15.The announcement follows the UAE Federal Government's announcement to li...

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Etihad Airways to offer transfer flights connecting key cities on its global network

Etihad Airways to offer transfer flights connecting key cities on its global network

Abu Dhabi [UAE]): Etihad Airways will link 20 cities in Europe, Asia and Australia via Abu Dhabi with effect from June 10.The new transfer services will make it possible for those travelling on the airline's current network of special flights to connect through the UAE capital onwards to key global ...

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Delhi Airport emerges as hub for export of agri perishables

Delhi Airport emerges as hub for export of agri perishables

New Delhi: After facilitating massive movement of cargo consisting of essential supplies, the Delhi International Airport Ltd-run IGIA has emerged as an hub for agricultural perishables.In a statement, DIAL said that it has facilitated the export of the season's first consignment of mangoes from Luc...

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Amazon Air expands aircraft fleet to help more people in Covid-19 times

Amazon Air expands aircraft fleet to help more people in Covid-19 times

Seattle: Amazon has announced to lease 12 additional 767-300 converted cargo aircraft, increasing their fleet to over 80 aircraft as part of its dedicated air cargo network to help people who rely on items they need delivered directly to their doorstep in these unprecedented times.The ecommerce gian...

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Air passenger traffic likely to fall by 45-50% in FY21: ICRA

Air passenger traffic likely to fall by 45-50% in FY21: ICRA

New Delhi: Air passenger traffic is likely to fall by 45-50 per cent in FY21, credit rating agency ICRA said on Wednesday.In a research note, ICRA said that passenger traffic at airports will remain under pressure for H1FY2021, with some recovery likely only in H2FY2021, on a full year basis."The av...

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GoAir, IndiGo get more time to change faulty P&W engines

GoAir, IndiGo get more time to change faulty P&W engines

New Delhi: Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has extended the deadline for low-cost airlines IndiGo and GoAir to replace faulty Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines on their Airbus 320neo aircraft.The decision takes into cognisance the supply side constraints caused du...

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