Indian airlines

Pilot shortage troubles Indian aviation sector

Pilot shortage troubles Indian aviation sector

August 1, 2018

Following a shortage of pilots in the country, the government has extended the deadline for expat pilots to work in India. But with an increasing fleet of planes and a booming aviation market, there will be a big requirement of commanders to be met.

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Indian airlines eyeing international skies

Indian airlines eyeing international skies

July 17, 2018

The profits of the global airlines have been strong since 2015, with wide regional variations; Indian carriers are struggling to keep their profit constant.

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Chinese airlines entry restricted into Indian skies

Chinese airlines entry restricted into Indian skies

July 9, 2018

In order to give more room to Indian carriers to full fill their quota of flying on the India- China air route, India has restricted China's request to have more of the Chinese carriers fly into India.

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No suitors for the Maharaja

No suitors for the Maharaja

June 5, 2018

For the second time in its history India's beleaguered national carrier, Air India, failed to attract any takers. Now everybody is selling their ideas to the government on how to go about it.

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Most inexpensive international airlines

Most inexpensive international airlines

May 28, 2018

A report by a travel planning site that suggests Asian and Indian airlines to be dominating the list of the most inexpensive international air carriers, has positioned two India carriers in the top five.

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Air India: finding a suitor for the Maharaja

Air India: finding a suitor for the Maharaja

April 5, 2018

The Government will retain a 24 per cent stake in the airline. According to Jayant Sinha, the minister of state for civil aviation, the new owners will be free of any government interference.

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GoAir all set to fly international

GoAir all set to fly international

August 13, 2017

GoAir, the low-cost Indian carrier, is planning to launch overseas operations with flights from Mumbai to Phuket in Thailand and Male in Maldives, starting around October this year.

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Who will buy Air India?

Who will buy Air India?

July 28, 2017

Amidst speculation to find the right strategic investor for Air India, the flagship carrier of India, the government is set to consider bids from investors who have a suitable understanding of the aviation business.

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Speculation over Tata Group acquiring Air India

Speculation over Tata Group acquiring Air India

June 29, 2017

One of India's biggest conglomerates, Tata Group's acquisition of India's flagship carrier Air India is now a nationwide speculation; however, the odds of reclaiming a debt-laden company on top of Tata's existing dire ventures looks more fictional than enterprising.

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India becomes 3rd largest domestic air travel market

India becomes 3rd largest domestic air travel market

March 30, 2017

India beats Japan, which flew 97 million domestic passengers in 2016, to become the third largest aviation market in terms of domestic air traffic, according to a recent industry report by CAPA.

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