Airlines Updates

Gopinath bags rights for regional flights

March 26th 2017 5:29PM
New Delhi: Exactly a decade after he sold Air Deccan to now-defunct Kingfisher, the father of low-cost flying in India — Captain G R Gopinath — will ...

Unruly Gaikwad: Politicians are not above the law and Air India is not their personal property

March 26th 2017 3:37PM
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad's alleged assault on an Air India staffer last week has led to a nationwide outcry – against how politicians with a ...

SpiceJet, Alliance Air, six others to go regional

March 26th 2017 2:07PM
SpiceJet, Alliance Air, six others to go regional ... are India Fly Safe (the Sajjan Jindal Group), TurboMegha (Trujet Brand), Air Odisha, Airlines Allied ...

United Airlines Stopped Three Girls From Flying Because They Were Wearing Leggings

March 26th 2017 1:49PM
“United shall have the right to refuse passengers who are not properly clothed,” the airline tweeted after a passenger claimed three girls were told they ...

It's time airlines took a tough line against unruly VIP behaviour

March 26th 2017 1:37PM
The outrageous conduct of Ravindra Gaikwad, the Member of Parliament from Osmanabad who belongs to the Shiv Sena, with Air India staff after ...

Air India sandal row: Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad faces pan-India outrage, but at home, is ...

March 26th 2017 12:03PM
The MP on Thursday had allegedly thrashed a 60-year-old Air India staffer with his sandal after he was not allowed to fly business class – he had ...

Airfares set to rise as Centre hikes airport charges

March 26th 2017 11:07AM
Airfares are set to go up as the government has decided to raise airport charges across all non-major airports operated by Airports Authority of India ...

Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat: Not censuring Ravindra Gaikwad for unruly behaviour an ...

March 26th 2017 10:28AM
Indian laws are also very strict on this issue. They cover "acts of unlawful interference" which jeopardise the safety of civil aviation and air transport, ...

Have not gone into hiding, will take legal action against Air India, says Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad

March 26th 2017 10:02AM
OSMANABAD (Maharashtra): Shiv Sena MP+ Ravindra Gaikwad, who allegedly assaulted a senior Air India official+ , on Sunday claimed that he was ...

India looking at global examples for a no fly list

March 26th 2017 10:00AM
“Great leaders bring in revolution, perhaps this incident by a political leader will bring in revolution in Indian civil aviation",” quipped an airline official.