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Grounding of aircraft has cost Air India dearly but frequent breakdowns of its flights in foreign cities such as Paris, Chicago and Tel Aviv has taken a heavy toll on the airline's precarious finances in recent months.

SpiceJet Posts Record Profit As Jet Airways Downfall Provides Boost Aug 09 2019

Country's second largest airline by market share SpiceJet on Friday posted its biggest ever quarterly profit, as it flew more passengers and raised fares in the wake of the collapse of Jet Airways.

Pakistan Closes 3 Air Routes For Indian Carriers Aug 08 2019

Amid rising tension between India and Pakistan over the revocation of Article 370 of the Constitution ending special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Islamabad has closed down three out of nine air routes for Indian carriers.

Vistara To Boost Fleet To 41 By 2019-End Aug 07 2019

Indian airline Vistara expects to end 2019 with 41 aircraft, up from 30 at present, as it pursues an international expansion plan, Chief Executive Leslie Thng said on Wednesday.

IndiGo Co-Founder Says Feud Still Unresolved Aug 06 2019

A co-founder of India’s biggest airline IndiGo, Rakesh Gangwal, said reports that a truce had been brokered between him and another co-founder Rahul Bhatia over disagreements on corporate governance were “false and misleading.”

Air India, Fiji Airways Ink Codeshare Pact Jul 31 2019

Air India inked a codeshare pact with Fiji's flag carrier Fiji Airways which will provide convenient connections between three domestic cities and the South Pacific nation.

Aviation regulators lift grounding order on Mahindra's GA8 planes after probe Jul 26 2019

Aviation regulators in Australia and the European Union have lifted orders grounding operations of GippsAero GA8 planes after initial results of a probe into a crash in Sweden that killed nine people earlier this month, the regulators’ websites said.

AAI To Soon Implement New Real Time Surveillance System Jul 25 2019

Airports Authority of India (AAI) will soon start real-time surveillance of planes flying over oceans in the Indian airspace with the deployment of a new technology system.

India's Air Passenger Traffic To Touch 1 Billion, Says Hardeep Singh Puri Jul 25 2019

India's civil aviation sector is experiencing dynamic growth and air passenger traffic on an annual basis is expected to touch 1 billion in the coming years, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri said.