November 21st, 2021 9:01 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vistara Warns About the Long-Standing Suspension of Scheduled International Flights

As the worst phase of the pandemic fades away and it finally seems like that the operations of the aviation sector look to come back to normalcy, Indian Airline Vistara has said that prolonged suspension of international flights to and from India is hampering the operations of many Indian Airlines. The airlines also added that it is affecting the financial health of these companies and it is too early to... Read More

November 20th, 2021 10:58 PM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo Resumes Meals for Flights With Under 2 Hours Duration

In a recent development, IndiGo has said that it will be resuming meals for all of its flights which are under two hours in duration. It is worth noting that, a few days back, the Civil Aviation Ministry had allowed all the domestic airlines in India to serve meals to customers inside the flights. Earlier, airlines operating flights with under two hours duration weren’t allowed to serve meals. “Effective 19th... Read More

November 20th, 2021 10:19 PM 0 COMMENTS

SpiceJet Brings Back the Boeing 737 Max for Commercial Flights

SpiceJet, India’s one of the major airlines, have resumed its operations using Boeing 737 Max, which was grounded for the past 30 months. The passenger service on the carrier began on Saturday prior to which the airplane VT-MXH and Max 8 were taken on a test flight to check functionality. The test flight was one hour long between the cities of Delhi and Jaipur. The carriers flew over the city... Read More

November 19th, 2021 10:46 PM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa Air Can Give Serious Challenges to IndiGo

IndiGo has been the market leader in the aviation sector for the last few years. This is because of availing affordable flight services and also because of the kind of business model that the airline has. With the arrival of the pandemic, not just IndiGo, but every other airline and the entire aviation sector dealt with huge challenges. However, those challenges are getting easier for the airlines now as the... Read More

November 19th, 2021 9:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

Qatar Airways Reaches Newest Gateway in Central Asia

Qatar Airways, one of the renowned airlines across the globe operated its first flight from Doha to Almaty, Kazakhstan on November 19, 2021. The airline used an Airbus A320 aircraft for the route. Going forward, the new direct service of the airline in the concerned route will be operated with the Airbus A320 only. In the said aircraft, there are 120 Economy Class seats as we as 12 Business Class... Read More

November 19th, 2021 9:33 PM 0 COMMENTS

India and Singapore to Resume Commercial Flights Soon

The commercial flights between India and Singapore have now been suspended for around two years, however, according to recent sources, the air commute between the two countries might resume very soon. This development is taking place as India will now become a part of Singapore’s Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL). VTL allows countries to quarantine free travel to Singapore and it is expected that India will join the list on November... Read More

November 18th, 2021 11:43 PM 0 COMMENTS

Etihad Engineering Wins Contract from Virgin Australia for Heavy Maintenance of Boeing 737

Etihad Engineering, global leading aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) company has won a contract from Virgin Australia for all the heavy maintenance work of the Boeing 737 aircraft the airline has. The scope of the contract covers heavy maintenance and modifications on more than 30 nose to tail aircraft for the largest airline by fleet size under the Virgin brand. The development took place in the Dubai Airshow 2021,... Read More

November 18th, 2021 11:39 PM 0 COMMENTS

Qatar Airways Gets First Boeing 777-9 Aircraft in Doha

Qatar Airways, on Wednesday, welcomed its first Boeing 777-9 aircraft in Doha. The Boeing 777-9 is an ultra-modern and fuel-efficient jet. To welcome the aircraft, a lot of VIP guests joined Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr Akbar Al Baker. Note that the aircraft won’t be on service right away. It will return to Boeing’s Field in Seattle so that its testing process can continue. The aircraft, which... Read More

November 18th, 2021 10:54 PM 0 COMMENTS

Air India Pilots to Take ‘Industrial Action’ if Payment Issues are Not Resolved

eeee The pilots of Air India have been complaining about the payment issues for a while now and it doesn’t look like things are getting any better. In the recent development of events, around 900 pilots who represent their two unions Indian Pilots’ Guild (IPG) and Indian Commercial Pilots’ Association (ICPA) have set off the warning for ‘industrial action’ if the payment issues are not resolved soon. The pilots have... Read More

November 18th, 2021 10:53 PM 0 COMMENTS

Indian Airlines Foresees a Bright Future but Might Face a Few Challenges

The unprecedented turn of events that took place due to the Covid-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on almost every industry that was based upon contact and the aviation industry was no exception. But now things seem to be turning a leaf as the world seems to be returning to a bit of normalcy. The travel restrictions around the globe are easing and passengers are becoming confident again to travel.... Read More

November 17th, 2021 10:07 PM 0 COMMENTS

Indigo Plans to Charge for Check-in Luggage Amidst Intensifying Price Wars in the Industry

India’s one of the biggest airlines Indigo is now considering charging its customers for the luggage they check-in for the flights according to the latest developments. This decision from the airline comes in to tackle the intensifying price war in India’s aviation industry. This also shows positive signs of recovery as the travel restrictions have lifted and the passengers are gaining their confidence back to travel. The Move to Unbundle... Read More

November 16th, 2021 10:03 PM 0 COMMENTS

Dubai Airshow 2021: Boeing Gets a $9 Billion Order from Akasa

Dubai Airshow 2021 which started on November 14, saw its third day taking place on Tuesday. This event will be memorable for both Boeing and Akasa. Boeing received a nearly $9 billion order from Akasa, an upcoming ultra-low-cost airline backed by Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. The comeback of the 737 Max has been good for Boeing. Akasa has ordered 72 Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Such a large purchase shows the intent of... Read More

November 16th, 2021 9:58 PM 0 COMMENTS

Civil Aviation Minister Assures Medical Facilities to Retired Air India Employees

The retired staff of Air India can now finally take a sigh of relief after the Civil Aviation Minister of India, Jyotiraditya Scindia assured to take care of the medical facilities provided to the retired employees. Earlier the acquisition of Air India by Tata Group created a situation of uncertainty among the retired staff in regards to the medical facilities that are availed to them under the current policies of... Read More

November 15th, 2021 10:58 PM 0 COMMENTS

AirAsia India Premium Flex Fares to Give Passengers Multiple Benefits

In a bid to attract customers even further, AirAsia India is offering ‘Premium Flex Fares’ to passengers. The speciality of this offer is that it will give passengers several facilities such as unlimited rescheduling of flights, discount on cancellation fees, and free selection of pre-booked meals. If the passenger wants, he/she can make changes to their flight plans right up to two hours before its scheduled departure. Whether the customer... Read More