Airways

  • US Airways tweets pornographic image to complaining customer, apologies and now says it's investigating 17-04-2014 04:27 PM

    US Airways said it was investigating a pornographic tweet on Tuesday sent on its Twitter account in response to a customer complaint about a flight delay, which went viral on social media. US Airways issued an apology on Monday immediately after deleting the tweeted photograph of a naked woman lying...
  • Jet Airways to temporary shift operations to Sharjah 15-04-2014 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: Jet Airways on Tuesday said that it will shift its Dubai-based operations to Sharjah due to the closure of runway at Dubai airport from May 1 to July 20, 2014. "Jet Airways will operate some of its flights with a revised timing during this period to and from...
  • Former AI executive director's plea against Jet-Etihad deal dismissed 27-03-2014 01:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Competition Appellate Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the appeal challenging fair trade watchdog CCI's approval for the Rs 2,060 crore Jet-Etihad deal, saying the appellant does not have "locus standi" to file the plea. Former Air India Executive Director Jitendra Bhargava had filed the appeal questioning the decision...
  • Is your name Simran? Virgin Atlantic to offer discounted tickets to people with 12 most famous Bollywood names 21-03-2014 10:41 AM

    Do you share your name with some of the most famous film characters which have been brought to life by Bollywood actors and actresses? If so, you can get a discount on air tickets. With a view to paying homage to iconic Indian cinema, Virgin Atlantic airline has decided to...
  • This is what first-class seats on Qatar Airways' new A380 jet look like 14-03-2014 01:45 PM

    Qatar Airways' new A380 jet, the world's largest passenger aircraft, is one of thirteen on order by Qatar Airways. The aircraft is fitted in a tri-class configuration with seats in First Class, Business Class and Economy Class. This is what first-class seats on Qatar Airways' new A380 jet look like....
  • Boeing in talks with Jet Air, Air India for 737 Max jets 13-03-2014 11:33 AM

    Boeing Co is in discussions with airlines Jet Airways and Air India about the sale of its 737 MAX jets, one of the aircraft manufacturer's senior sales executives said on Thursday. Speaking to Reuters at the air show in Hyderabad, Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president sales for Asia Pacific at...
  • Women's day: Jet,GoAir offer discount,AI all-women crew flight 07-03-2014 08:44 PM

    Domestic airlines are wooing women travellers with discounts and an-all-women crew flights to mark the International Women's Day which falls tomorrow. While private carrier Jet Airways has announced discounted tickets with a two months booking window and 11 months validity, budget carrier Goair has offered upgrade to business class at...
  • SEBI issues notice to Etihad on Jet deal: Report 17-02-2014 10:50 AM

    Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued a show-cause notice to Etihad Airways, asking whether the Abu Dhabi-based carrier violated takeover rules in acquiring a 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. SEBI issued the notice to...
  • SEBI issues notice to Etihad on Jet deal: Sources 16-02-2014 11:25 AM

    Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued a show-cause notice to Etihad Airways, asking whether the Abu Dhabi-based carrier violated takeover rules in acquiring a 24 percent stake in Jet Airways, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. SEBI issued the notice to Etihad...
  • Operations to start from Mumbai's T2 terminal on Feb 12 10-02-2014 10:55 PM

    Mumbai Airport on Monday said it is all geared up to commence international flight operations from the recently inaugurated T2 (Terminal 2) at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport from Wednesday. The transition of all international flights from the existing terminal to the T2 will begin with the arrival of the...
  • British Airways to pay Rs 5 lakh for not helping stranded fliers 02-02-2014 03:15 PM

    New Delhi: British Airways has been directed by a consumer forum to pay Rs 2.5 lakh each to two doctors for leaving them to "fend for themselves" after their flight from London to Delhi was cancelled due to a snowstorm. The Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission said the airline...
  • Aviation downgrade: US clubs India with Bangladesh, Indonesia 01-02-2014 11:38 AM

    US authorities have downgraded India's aviation safety rating, citing a lack of safety oversight, meaning the country's carriers cannot increase flights to the world's biggest aviation market and face extra checks for existing ones. India said it expected to resolve by March all concerns raised by the US Federal Aviation...
  • DGCA action on private airlines strands Kerala CM Chandy in Kochi 30-01-2014 10:52 PM

    Mumbai: Kerala Chief Minister Ooomen Chandy, who was on his way to Delhi from Thiruananthapuram on an IndiGo flight on Thursday evening, was forced to take an Air India flight from Kochi as the private airline did not have the permission to land at the Delhi airport. The development came...
  • DGCA penalises 3 private airlines for not using trained pilots in fog 30-01-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: Three private airlines Indigo, GoAir and Jet Airways have been penalised by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for not using pilots trained to land in foggy conditions especially in Delhi. The DGCA has also withdrawn six landing slots allotted to the three airlines. Ahead of the...
  • Mangalore: Man arrested for allegedly molesting woman aboard flight 29-01-2014 02:53 PM

    Mangalore: The Mangalore Police has arrested a man for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman co-passenger aboard a Jet Airways flight on Wednesday. The victim, a Malaysian woman, was travelling from Bangalore to Mangalore, when the alleged incident happened. On arrival at the Mangalore airport, she complained to the police. A...
  • Jet CEO Gary Toomey quits within 6 months of taking over 16-01-2014 06:44 PM

    In an unexpected move, Jet Airways Chief Executive Officer Gary Kenneth Toomey announced his immediate departure from the airline on Thursday. "Gary Kenneth Toomey, chief executive of the company has resigned with immediate effect," Jet Airways said in a BSE filing on Thursday. Toomey, who was appointed only last June...
  • Etihad wins CCI nod for $325 mn Jet Air stake buy 12-11-2013 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Etihad's $325 million deal to buy a 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways, the regulator said on its website on Tuesday. Jet said last month it expected to complete the transaction this quarter. It already has the cabinet's approval....
  • Air India, Adria Airways ink codeshare pact 12-11-2013 07:44 PM

    New Delhi: Air India and Adria Airways on Tuesday signed a codeshare agreement which would help Indian travellers fly seamlessly to the Slovenian national carrier's wide network in Europe and North America. The agreement was signed by Air India CMD Rohit Nandan and Adria President and CEO Mark Anzur in...
  • Jet Airways report worst quarterly loss of Rs 891 crore 23-10-2013 06:59 PM

    Jet Airways reported its worst quarterly loss on record as carriers in Asia's third-biggest economy battle high fuel costs and taxes. Mumbai-based Jet, India's second-biggest carrier by domestic market share, reported a net loss of 8.91 billion rupees for the fiscal second quarter to September 30, compared with a net...
  • UAE's Etihad Airways to buy 5 Boeing 777-200 from Air India 09-10-2013 01:53 PM

    Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways will buy five Boeing 777-200 aircraft from Air India, the United Arab Emirates' carrier said in a statement on Wednesday. The two airlines signed a letter of intent this week and the long-range planes will be delivered from early 2014, subject to approvals. Etihad will use...
  • SC notices to Centre, others on plea against Jet-Etihad deal 08-10-2013 02:33 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from the Centre on a petition filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking a stay on the Jet-Etihad Airways deal. The apex court issued notices to the Centre, ministries and departments concerned, Jet Airways and UAE's Etihad Airways on the petition challenging the...
  • SC to hear PIL by Subramanian Swamy challenging Jet-Etihad deal 08-10-2013 09:27 AM

    The Supreme Court will hear a PIL by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy challenging the Jet-Etihad deal permitting UAE's national carrier to acquire 24 percent stake in the Indian airline and its approval by the government. A bench of Chief Justice P Sathasivam and Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that the matter...
  • SC to hear PIL against Jet-Etihad deal 04-10-2013 12:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a PIL of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking quashing of the Centre's approval to Jet-Etihad Airways deal. A bench comprising Chief Justice P Sathasivam and Ranjan Gogoi said that it would hear the petition on October 8. Mentioning the matter,...
  • Union Cabinet clears Jet-Etihad stake sale deal 04-10-2013 08:45 AM

    Paving the way for the biggest ever foreign investment in India's aviation sector, the Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared Jet Airways' proposed sale of 24 per cent equity to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, days after the Rs 2,058 crore deal got regulatory clearances. "Yes, it has been cleared," said Civil Aviation...
  • Cabinet nods to Jet-Etihad stake sale deal 03-10-2013 09:33 PM

    Paving the way for the biggest ever foreign investment in India's aviation sector, the Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared Jet Airways' proposed sale of 24 per cent equity to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, days after the Rs 2,058 crore deal got regulatory clearances. "Yes, it has been cleared," said Civil Aviation...
  • Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways plans expansion push into India 19-09-2013 12:48 PM

    Etihad Airways is expanding operations in India with more flights and wide-bodied jets, building on its deal with Jet Airways(JET.NS) as it eyes growth in one of the fastest growing markets. The Abu Dhabi airline, which is buying a 24 percent stake in the Indian operator, announced a threefold increase...
  • IndiGo joins other airlines, hikes airfares by 25 per cent 07-09-2013 08:25 AM

    New Delhi: Domestic carrier IndiGo on Friday followed its rivals and raised airfares by 25 per cent. IndiGo joins airlines such as SpiceJet, Jet Airways and Air India who recently hiked the fares by 25 per cent citing rise in input costs. "IndiGo has revised upwards its fares, which are...
  • Rupee impact: Jet Airways increases fares by steep 25 per cent 04-09-2013 09:10 PM

    Jet Airways on Wednesday followed its smaller rival SpiceJet and hiked fares by a steep 25 per cent to mitigate the impact of the sharp fall in the rupee value and a near 15 per cent spike in oil prices of late. "The airline has hiked its fares by 25...
  • Union Cabinet approves India-Abu Dhabi air services accord 04-09-2013 10:25 AM

    The India-Abu Dhabi bilateral air services agreement, which ran into controversy following the Jet-Etihad deal, was approved by the government on Tuesday enabling their airlines to fly 50,000 seats each week, up from the current level of 13,700. The agreement received post-facto approval of the Union Cabinet at a meeting...
  • Qatar Airways to extend Dreamliner route network to India 20-08-2013 03:51 PM

    Qatar Airways has announced plans to extend its Boeing 787 Dreamliner route network to India with the launch of services to and from Delhi and Bangalore starting September 1 this year. The introduction of the service promises the airlines' passengers with an unparallelled level of service, comfort and travel experience....