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Fearful, frenetic, furious flyers

Fearful, frenetic, furious flyers

May 25, 2020

Total chaos, cancellations and delays greeted the few thousand flyers at Mumbai airport on Monday as domestic air travel resumed after two months.

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Battling the single-use plastic epidemic

Battling the single-use plastic epidemic

September 2, 2019

India generates around 9.4 million tonnes of plastic waste annually, with around 42 pc falling in the category of single-use plastics, causing serious damage to the environment. With the clarion call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ban these, India is coming up with several al...

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Short-Haul International Trips

Short-Haul International Trips

July 20, 2018

Owing to economic air travel options, direct flights, favourable visa policies and more, Indians are now taking short international trips instead of travelling domestically. “Every year we wait for summers to go on a family holiday. Last year we travelled to Leh (Jammu &...

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Indian airlines welcome Telecom Commission’s nod for in-flight WiFi, voice services

Indian airlines welcome Telecom Commission’s nod for in-flight WiFi, voice services

May 5, 2018

The Department of Telecommunications, Government of India has approved of a majority of TRAI’s recommendations on ‘In-Flight Connectivity’, with major Indian airlines welcoming the move.

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India’s big, bold aviation rush

India’s big, bold aviation rush

November 22, 2017

Keeping up with the record of being the fastest growing aviation market, India witnessed a massive surge in domestic air traffic during the festive month of October. Reportedly, it was the highest-ever number of domestic flyers noted in the country.

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DGCA to audit major Indian airlines

DGCA to audit major Indian airlines

July 15, 2017

Indian aviation regulator, DGCA to start special audit of scheduled domestic airlines to check their compliance with various safety and airworthiness requirements. The exercise has been announced to be of significance amid news of expanding fleet of scheduled domestic airlines.

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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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Asia’s first Airbus training centre to be set up in New Delhi

Asia’s first Airbus training centre to be set up in New Delhi

March 23, 2017

Asia’s first Greenfield training facility is being set up by the European aviation major Airbus, which aims to support India’s growing need for airbus aircraft pilots and maintenance engineers.

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PPP Model in Airports

PPP Model in Airports

March 23, 2017

The ambitious programme of rapid modernisation of airports in the country has an important component of the Public Private Partnership that has already yielded its fruits in airports at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Though it had some teething troubles, the PPP model has increased...

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Zoom Air enters the Indian aviation market

Zoom Air enters the Indian aviation market

February 14, 2017

Zoom Air, a professional airline group and the newest addition to the Indian domestic sky, successfully took off on its opening flight on February 12 and is all set to commence commercial operations from February 15 with Bombardier CRJ200.

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