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Gulf airlines edge past Air India again as post-Covid flying picks up

Air India’s dwindling market share is significant as the Tata-owned airline is reported to induct about 200 more planes in what is being billed as one of the largest aircraft orders in Indian aviation TopicsGulf airlines | Air India | Qatar Sai Manish | New Delhi Last Updated at June 21, 2022 22:02 IST After …

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Do not sell more business class tickets than number of serviceable seats: DGCA directs AI

NEW DELHI: Buying a business class ticket on Air India has meant traveling in economy for many passengers thanks to the airline’s old fleet with poorly maintained cabins. Following protests by a London-bound passenger in Amritsar about this issue last month, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) conducted a probe into the same where …

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DGCA grants Jet Airways air operator certificate, airline plans commercial flights in Jul-Sep

Jet Airways will be able to take to the skies once again, after aviation regulator DGCA Friday granted it a revalidated Air Operator Certificate (AOC), allowing the airline to resume commercial flight operations. Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) chief Arun Kumar told PTI the AOC has been granted to the airline, which saw turbulent …

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DGCA Pulls Up Airlines For Denying Boarding To Those With Confirmed Ticket, Warns Action

Overbooking is a practice followed by airlines around the world, in which they sell more tickets than the number of passengers that can be accommodated on a particular flight. This is done to reduce the number of empty seats at the time of taking off, assuming that at least a few of the passengers might …

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Regular flights abroad to start March 27 after gap of 2 years

AFTER A two-year suspension, India will resume scheduled international commercial flights from March 27, the Ministry of Civil Aviation said on Tuesday. While scheduled international flight services have been suspended since March 2020 due to the pandemic, special flights have been operating between India and 37 countries since July 2020 under air bubble arrangements. 🗞️ …

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After 2 years, India resumes regular international flights today. Check latest travel guidelines

India on Sunday has resumed international flight operation after almost two years. On March 23, 2020, the Central government had suspended flight operations due to the entry of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country. And in July 2020, overseas flights became operational under bilateral air bubble arrangements with various countries. But the ban on regular …

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Airlines to operate 930 daily flights to 40 countries in summer schedule

Domestic and foreign airlines will operate around 930 daily flights with resumption of scheduled international flights from Sunday. This is around 22.5 per cent lower than pre-Covid levels. In the winter schedule of 2019, airlines operated around 1,200 international flights daily. On Friday, around 120,000 passengers flew in/out of India on 714 flights. Indian carriers …

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Direct Tier-2 connects, new airports mark return of domestic flights

The summer schedule for domestic flights this year will see a comeback for India’s civil aviation as the weekly flight number — 25,309 — will surpass the last pre-pandemic schedule for the first time. In this proposed schedule, three discernible aspects tell the story of India’s air connectivity: direct connections for tier-2 airports, so far …

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Global airlines prep for business as usual: Ramp up old, fresh routes

Finnair, which already operates the Delhi-Helsinki route, will add three weekly flights between Mumbai and Helsinki. German carrier Lufthansa announced that it is resuming direct flights between Chennai and Frankfurt thrice every week effective April 29. Dutch airline KLM will respond to the resumption of scheduled international flights from India by increasing its frequencies to …

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