Spicejet announces flights to Kanpur and Varanasi from Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata

SpiceJet, the most aggressive of India’s low-cost carriers, announced four new flights from Kanpur and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. While the new flights connect Varanasi to Bangalore and Kolkata, Kanpur is being connected with Mumbai. With this, said SpiceJet, it will be the first and only airline to offer daily direct flights on the routes […]

Jet Airways to put cost-cutting measures before board on Monday

The board of directors of Jet Airways, the body that acts as the representative of all shareholders, will on Monday consider the cost cutting measures proposed by the management of the airline, the company said. “The Audit Committee and the Board of Directors at their meeting scheduled to be held on Monday, 27 August 2018, […]

SpiceJet launches daily flights to Bangkok from Hyderabad

SpiceJet said it would start six new daily direct flights on both domestic and international routes starting from 10th October 2018. These flights cover Hyderabad, Guwahati, Patna and Bangkok. There will be new daily flights from Hyderabad to Bangkok. The inaugural fare from Hyderabad to Bangkok will be Rs 9,999 and the return will be Rs 8,299. […]

Kerala Floods: SpiceJet starts 18 new flights to the state

SpiceJet, one of India’s largest airlines, said it has started 18 new temporary flights to help deal with the cancellations of flights to and from Kerala due to the ongoing flights. Some of these flights were operational only today, while some will be there for three days, while others will be there daily for the […]

Mumbai Airport allows check-in from hotels

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has introduced check in facility from a number of hotels near the airport. The hotels are Sahara Star, Hyatt Regency, Taj Santacruz, ITC Maratha, Hilton Mumbai International Airport & The LaLiT. People who check in at the hotel can drop their check-in luggage using self-bag-drop facility and generate a baggage tag […]

Spicejet launches new flights from Bangalore, Chennai, Mangalore, Kozhikode & Hyderabad

SpiceJet has introduced ten new flights between South Indian cities of Mangalore, Kozhikode, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Rajahmundry. Three new flights have been introduced from Chennai — to Kozhikode, Hyderabad and Mangalore, while Hyderabad will see two new flights — to Chennai and Rajahmundry. Kozhikode will see two new flights, to Bangalore and Chennai. It […]

Mahindra chosen as Indian partner for Japan’s ShinMaywa US-2 aircraft

Mahindra Defence, part of the Mahindra Group, has been selected as the local partner for Japanese aircraft maker ShinMaywa’s manufacturing and related operations for its US-2 seaplane in India. The amphibious aircraft can be used for both civilian and military purposes and the Indian Navy is expected to be among the customers for the same […]

Nothing more to disclose on aircraft grounding: IndiGo

Responding to media reports that 12 of its Airbus A320 Neo aircraft have now been grounded, Interglobe Aviation, which operates the IndiGo Airlines, denied that any new development had taken place in this regard that merited public disclosure. “There is nothing material at this stage to comment beyond our earlier letter…” it said, referring to […]

Indigo, Go Air can use grounded planes after changing engines: Jayant Sinha

Aviation minister Jayant Sinha said India’s largest airline Indigo and competitor Go Air can use their grounded planes if they are able to secure ‘alternative engines’ to be used in place of the faulty ones. “We do not consider these engines safe,” Sinha said in the context of the aviation sector regulator’s directive to ground […]

Jet Airways to challenge CCI penalty in price fixing case

Jet Airways said it will challenge the order of the Competition Commission of India to impose a fine of Rs 39.81 cr  for allegedly colluding with its rivals to fix air fares. In a statement on Wednesday, the Competition Commission said Jet Airways, SpiceJet and IndiGo engaged in “concerted action in fixing and revising Fuel […]

SpiceJet adds new flights between Chennai, Bangalore and other cities

SpiceJet announced 20 new non-stop flights on domestic routes starting from February 11, including 18 in South India. SpiceJet will use Bombardier Q400 aircraft on the new routes, except for the Chennai – Guwahati, which will see a Boeing 737. Out of the 18 flights, ten will be catering to the popular tourist destinations in […]