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  • Jet Airways plans to take back two Boeing 777s from Etihad 10 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Jet Airways, which plans to enhance its services on the US routes, may ask its strategic investment partner Etihad to return two of its Boeing-777 planes which are currently on lease with the Gulf-based carrier. The private carrier has leased out seven wide-bodied planes to Etihad, which holds 24...
  • Jet Airways plane experiences a technical problem while landing at Khajuraho airport 6 days ago

    Khajuraho: There was a miraculous escape for 59 passengers and eight crew members of a Jet Airways flight at the Khajuraho airport on Monday in Madhya Pradesh when one tyre of the plane malfunctioned while landing. The cause behind the collapse of the landing gear is being investigated and the...
  • Hollande to hold high-level meeting today over Rafale jets sale to India 6 days ago

    Paris/New Delhi: French President Francois Hollande would chair a high-level meeting in Paris on Monday to thrash out the finer details of the nearly $5 billion deal for the sale of 36 Rafale jets to India in flyaway conditions. French sources said the meeting at the Elysee Palace would be held...
  • Sebi moves US court with $12 million claim on Sahara jet sale 1 week ago

    New York: In a new twist to the high profile Sebi-Sahara case, the Indian capital markets regulator has approached a US court with a USD 12-million claim on proceeds from sale of a corporate jet owned by a Sahara Group firm. ...
  • Jet Airways seeks to 'enhance presence' in US market 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways would soon draw up plans to expand in the US skies following the restoration last week by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of India's aviation safety rating to Category-1, sources have said. The airline would also take on board its strategic investment partner Etihad while...
  • Swamy threatens to move court against new Rafale jet deal between India, France 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy oN Saturday threatened to go to court against the deal to buy Rafale fighter aircraft from France if the government does not heed to his warning. Terming the deal "corrupt", Swamy said it will bring bad name to the party. The senior...
  • Swamy takes on Narendra Modi, calls new Rafale jet deal between India, France a 'case of arbitrariness' April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition under a new deal with France has come will severe criticism from a prominent member of his own party. After meeting French President Francois Hollande in Paris on Friday, Modi announced that Indian Air...
  • IAF will induct Rafale fighter jets within 2 years, says Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a new Rafale fighter deal with France. He said Rafale fighter jets will be inducted into the Indian Air Force (IAF) within a span of two years. India has decided to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in...
  • Have requested France to provide 36 Rafale jets in fly-away condition as quickly as possible: Modi April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday requested French President Francois Hollande to sign a major defence deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets for IAF in order to boost India's military capabilities and infrastructure. Addressing a conference with the France President, Modi said, "I have requested 36 Rafale jets in...
  • Dubai-Mumbai Jet Airways flight makes safe landing after a bird hit at Mumbai airport March 31, 2015

    Mumbai: A Dubai-Mumbai Jet Airways flight on Tuesday made safe landing after a bird hit. The incident took place around 6:30 PM at the Mumbai airport when a bird hit the aircraft. Meanwhile, another SpiceJet flight also suspected have been hit by a bird. Five flights have been diverted and four...
  • Mumbai: Man held for jumping out from aircraft's emergency exit door March 29, 2015

    Mumbai: A man for has been arrested for opening the emergency exit door of a Chandigarh-Mumbai flight and jumping off at the aircraft's wing while it had landed at the parking bay of Mumbai airport, police said on Sunday. "We have arrested Akash Jain (27) on Saturday for endangering the life...
  • Jet Airways launches daily flights to Abu Dhabi from Pune, Ahmedabad March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Private carrier Jet Airways launched daily international flights to Abu Dhabi from Pune, Ahmedabad and Mangalore. It is the first time that Jet Airways has offered international flights from Ahmedabad and Pune, a release said. The new services rolled out offer an enhanced air connectivity from India to...
  • Pakistan sends 747 jumbo jets to evacuate distraught nationals from Yemen March 29, 2015

    Peshawar: Pakistan, which has yet to decide whether to offer military support to a Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, is flying jumbo jets to the Middle Eastern country to evacuate hundreds of nationals, a Defence Ministry official said on Sunday. Saudi Arabia evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen on Saturday and the...
  • Discount drive helps domestic airlines log healthy growth in February March 27, 2015

    New Delhi: A series of heavy discount ticket offers by domestic carriers helped India's air passenger traffic log a healthy 21.48 per cent growth in February over the same period in 2014, DGCA data shows. Eight Indian carriers -- three full service, four budget and one regional -- together ferried 122.61...
  • 31 priority, 114 emergency landings in 3 years: Government March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Domestic carriers, including erstwhile Kingfisher Airlines, had made 31 precautionary or priority landings and 114 emergency landings at various airports in the country due to engine defects or failure, medical and other reasons in last three years. Most number of precautionary landings (18) were made by the planes...
  • Jet Airways to launch new flights to Doha from Kerala March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Private carrier Jet Airways will launch on Sunday two new flights to Doha from Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram, which will provide greater connectivity to the Gulf region. The new flights, to be operated on the Thiruvananthapuram- Doha and Kozhikode-Doha sectors, will initially fly three days a week and then from...
  • ATF price hiked by 8.2%; non-subsidised LPG to cost Rs 5 more March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Jet fuel price was on Sunday hiked by a steep 8.2 per cent while the rates of non-subsidised LPG was increased by Rs 5 per cylinder on firming international oil rates. The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, in Delhi was hiked by Rs 3,849.97 per...
  • The world's first 3D-printed jet engine unveiled February 26, 2015

    Sydney: Australian researchers unveiled the world's first 3D-printed jet engine on Thursday, a manufacturing breakthrough that could lead to cheaper, lighter and more fuel-efficient jets. Engineers at Monash University and its commercial arm are making top-secret prototypes for Boeing Co, Airbus Group NV, Raytheon Co and Safran SA in a development...
  • India Rafale fighter jet sale talks advance: France February 25, 2015

    Paris: Talks on the sale of 126 Rafale fighter jets to India are advancing, a French defence ministry spokesman said during a visit to India by Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to salvage a deal stalled on the issue of local assembly of the aircraft. Talks about the contract, worth a...
  • Jet Airways lowers its fare on international routes February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Jet Airways on Wednesday lowered the base fares by up to 35 per cent on its international routes for a limited period, which will also be applicable on the network of its partner airline Gulf-based Etihad. Jet Airways offer comes a day after another domestic airline, SpiceJet announced fares...
  • Air India, IndiGo flyers worst hit by flight delays in January, says DGCA February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Passengers of Air India and no-frill carrier IndiGo, which has best on-time performance record among the domestic airliners, were most affected due to delays of flights by over two hours in January, according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation data. The number of Air India passengers affected due...
  • Jet Airways to test the use of mobile boarding passes February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Jet Airways said it has partnered with the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and Bangalore airport for a pilot project to test the use of mobile boarding passes on its flights. During this trial phase, passengers can use barcoded boarding passes on their mobile phones to enter Bengaluru's...
  • Jet Airways starts testing mobile boarding passes from Bengaluru February 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Private carrier Jet Airways has started testing mobile boarding passes on select flights from the Bengaluru airport, the airline said in a statement on Thursday. The airline said the pilot project has been kicked off on select flights from Bengaluru to Mumbai and New Delhi from February 12. To...
  • India to take the final call on $12 billion Rafale fighter jet deal for IAF only after March February 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: India will decide on the fate of a long-delayed deal for 126 Dassault(AVMD.PA) Rafale fighter jets only after March, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday. The ministry's Contract Negotiations Committee (CNC) should report back by early March, Parrikar told a media conference at the Aero India airshow in Bengaluru. He...
  • Jet Airways back in black; posts Rs 3 crore quarterly operating profit February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: After seven straight quarters of losses, Jet Airways on Friday returned to profitability with Rs 3-crore profit from operations in the three months ended December 2014 on the back of higher international passenger traffic and lower fuel prices. The airline had posted a loss of Rs 284 crore in...
  • Jet fuel price cut by 11.3 per cent, to cost less than diesel February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Jet fuel (ATF) price was cut by a steep 11.3 per cent and now it costs less than diesel. Last month, its rate had fallen below the price at which petrol is sold. While petrol and diesel prices have so far not been changed as per the fortnightly revision,...
  • No alcohol, seafood: Jet Airways pilots observe safety week February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: No alcohol for one week. This is what the pilots of private carrier Jet Airways have decided as part of a novel way to observe a flight safety week at the airline from January 30 to February 5. The airline pilots, who have seldom found themselves at the receiving...
  • Indonesian divers recover bodies from near crashed AirAsia jet fuselage January 22, 2015

    Aboard KRI Banda Aceh: Indonesian divers on Thursday found six bodies near the fuselage of an AirAsia jet that crashed last month into the Java Sea, but were unable to enter the wreckage where most of the victims are believed to be trapped, a navy official said. Days of rough weather...
  • Jet Airways not to charge fee for ticket cancellation within 24 hours January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Jet Airways on Saturday said that it has decided not to charge any fee for cancellation and date change requests within 24 hours from passengers who book their tickets through the airline's website. The waiver can be availed only within 24 hours of booking a ticket, the airline...
  • Jet Airways not to charge fee for ticket cancellation within 24 hours January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Jet Airways on Friday said it has decided not to charge any fee for cancellation and date change requests within 24 hours from passengers who book their tickets through the airline's website. The waiver can be availed only within 24 hours of booking a ticket, the airline said in...