48 domestic flights cancelled across India !

48 domestic flights cancelled across India !

Mumbai, Mar 14: It’s a chaotic week for air travellers! Domestic carriers IndiGo and GoAir cancelled around 50 flights today as almost one-third of their A320 Neo aircraft fleet remained grounded for the third day following a safety directive by the country’s aviation watchdog DGCA. Of the 48 flights, which are not being operated as […]

India’s latest airline Zooms in!

India’s latest airline Zooms in!

Durgapur/New Delhi, Feb 12: A new domestic airline is taking shape. Zoom Air is set to … well zoom this month. Taking wings, Zoom Air today flew its inaugural flight from the national capital and will start commercial operations from February 15. The CRJ 200 LR plane landed at the Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport, Durgapur, […]

Air India: once again poised for take-off?

Air India: once again poised for take-off?

Air India, which appeared to be shudderingly close to folding up,a year ago, now seems to be soaring along fine,. The NDA government has claimed that the national carrier Air India has improved its performance and it is making profit for the first time in 10 years. “Air India’s all-time performance has increased. This year it […]

New draft policy to take ‘flying to the masses’

New draft policy to take ‘flying to the masses’

NEW DELHI – Civil Aviation Secretary RN Choubey said ‘no frills airports’ would “take flying to the masses”. Air travel will become affordable for millions more Indians, says the Indian Government, introducing plans to revive ailing airports and connect rural areas that The  draft policy aims to bring down airfares to 2,500 rupees (S$54) per […]