Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicIndian Airlines

Topic: Indian Airlines

Foreign flights will not be allowed at expense of Indian airlines — Civil Aviation Minister

At a press conference, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri said while he was all for foreign carriers there should be some parity under the regulated air bubble arrangements.

Modi govt turns on air-travel sign. Cabin crew, coronavirus, chaos, prepare for take-off

Just like 9/11 changed how people flew, Covid has brought in more automation and low-touch systems at airports. Health checks will be as important as security checks.

ED steps up ‘bribery’ probe into 2006 sale of Airbus planes to Indian Airlines

ED is probing Rs 142 cr payment linked to purchase of 43 jets by Indian Airlines & commitment to provide aircraft-overhaul facilities that were never built.

India spent Rs 36 crore in 2018-19 on 27 airports where not a single flight takes off

Govt says it’s trying to start operations at these airports using market-based bidding under UDAN scheme, has planned parking charge concessions for aircraft.

Not just Jet Airways, this is how India’s booming civil aviation sector went bust

In 6 months, Jet Airways has gone under, air fares have risen, passenger traffic growth has plateaued, and hundreds of aircraft are grounded. What went wrong?

155 Air India flights face about 2-hour delays due to software shutdown

Air India said the shutdown will affect its flight schedules till around 8:30pm Saturday.

Passenger airfares could see a 20% surge and Boeing Max is one of the reasons

As Indian airlines ground plane after plane, passengers can expect to pay a lot more.

Indian Airlines defined flying for three generations post-Independence

Despite chronic delays and unexciting food, Indian Airlines was a brand Indians were close to.

Govt keeping Air India artificially alive could end up killing Jet Airways

Such an airline would still need to work hard to escape its legacy of losses — but it would at least have a chance to become a robust global aviation player.

India’s struggling Jet Airways flags bailout options

Lenders are said to seek 35 billion rupee infusion from owners

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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