Pradeep Radhakrishnan

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Qatar World Cup 2022: ‘Book flights two years ahead,’ urges airline boss

Travellers planning long-haul journeys in the run-up to Christmas 2022 face much higher fares due to the World Cup, <i>The Independent</i> has been …

Qatar Airways

Spicejet in Talks with Planemakers Over Long-Haul Options

<b>Farnborough, England:</b> Indian budget airline Spicejet is in talks with aircraft makers over planes that would help its ambitions to fly long-haul, the …

Long Haul

IATA Chief Questions Prospective Investor’s Leeway In Running Air India

The Smarter way to get your business news - Subscribe to BloombergQuint on WhatsApp<p>With Air India disinvestment failing to take off, global airlines’ …

India

Bottomless pit! After failed privatisation bid, govt may give Air India Rs 2,100 crore

1 / 1<p>Amid fund crunch, Air India borrowed Rs 6,250 crore from various banks between September last year and January this year for working capital …

India

India's Vistara orders Boeing, Airbus jets worth $3.1 billion in growth plan

By Aditi Shah and Jamie Freed<p>NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Indian airline Vistara has placed firm orders for six Boeing Co <BA.N> 787 jets and 13 …

Aviation

Two IndiGo planes narrowly avoid mid-air collision over Bengaluru; all passengers alight safely from aircraft

Two IndiGo planes narrowly avoided mid-air collision over Bengaluru on Tuesday. All the passengers on board were de-boarded safely.<p>According to <i>India</i> …

planes

Jet Airways to trim Coimbatore schedule

The proposed plan by Jet Airways to suspend seven daily flights from Coimbatore to Bengaluru and Chennai from July 1 has come as a blow to the …

Jet Airways

Boeing strikes deal with Embraer to make regional jets

Boeing and Embraer announced a joint venture Thursday as a way for the U.S. manufacturer to produce regional jets, after a rival partnership between European and Canadian manufacturers to build planes with 100 to 150 seats.<p>Boeing will own 80 percent of the venture and Brazil-based Embraer 20 …

Aviation

Airbus left waiting for expanded AirAsia A330neo jet deal: sources

By Tim Hepher<p>PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus has failed to break deadlock with AirAsia over the fate of a multi-billion-dollar order seen as key to the …

Aviation

The Airline Propeller Era Is Coming to an End

A chapter of U.S. air travel came to a quiet end on July 4 when the final turboprop flight at American Airlines Group Inc. landed on Maryland’s …

Aviation

Air India follows other airlines to call Taiwan 'Chinese Taipei'

<b>05 Jul 2018: Air India follows other airlines to call Taiwan 'Chinese Taipei'</b><p>Prodded by Beijing, and following on the footsteps of several major …

China

Air New Zealand first airline to serve meat-free plant burger

Air New Zealand has become the first airline in the world to serve passengers the Impossible Burger, a plant-based product that mimics beef that took …

New Zealand

Japan's ANA to cancel 113 domestic flights to inspect Rolls-Royce engines

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese airline ANA Holdings Inc <9202.T> said it will cancel 113 domestic flights between July 6 through July 12 to inspect …

Rolls-Royce

Etihad slims down as Abu Dhabi trims its air travel ambitions

1 / 2<p>Etihad Airways Airbus A320 plane is seen at the National Airport Minsk<p>Etihad Airways Airbus A320-200 plane is seen at the National Airport …

Abu Dhabi

Mumbai Airport Is Fifth Least Punctual in the World: Report

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has won the unflattering distinction of being the fifth LEAST PUNCTUAL airport in the world. The …

Flying

Israeli airline condemned for moving female passengers after ultra-Orthodox men refused to sit next to them

An Israeli airline has been accused of discrimination after moving two female passengers when four ultra-Orthodox Jews refused to sit next to the …

Israel

Kerala's 4th international airport at Kannur to open in September: Suresh Prabhu

Union Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on Saturday, following a meeting with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, announced the opening …

India

Dubai-Mumbai busiest international route, courtesy migrant workers

1 / 1<p>The Dubai-Mumbai sector was followed by the Dubai-Delhi sector with about two million passenger movement. The Dubai-Kochi sector came next with …

India

After IndiGo and SpiceJet, GoAir raises check-in baggage charges beyond 15 kg

1 / 1<p>IndiGo and SpiceJet raised the extra baggage charges from Friday onwards. After this, state-run Air India is the only airline now on the …

Jet Airways

Air India set to have 'Maharaja' class seats on international flights

1 / 1<p>Air India grounds woman co-pilot for showing up intoxicated to work: Report<p>The co-pilot was supposed to operate the Bengaluru-Trivandrum flight, …

Civil Aviation

Lufthansa in contact with Norwegian as airlines size up deals

1 / 2<p>German airline Lufthansa CEO Spohr speaks during the company's annual news conference in Frankfurt<p>Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr speaks during the …

Lufthansa

Macy’s names technology chief - Cincinnati Business Courier

By Erin Caproni <br>– Digital Producer, Cincinnati Business Courier<p>Jun 14, 2018, 6:02am EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Jun 14, 2018, 10:46am EDT<p>Macy’s Inc. has named a new …

India tried to sell its national airline. It got zero bids

India has failed to find a buyer for its ailing national airline.<p>Selling Air India was one of the government's economic priorities for this year, and the failure of the auction will dampen hopes that it could privatize other state-owned companies.<p>Bidding for the national carrier closed Thursday …

India

After agreement with Middle Eastern rivals, Delta to resume nonstop flights to India in 2019

Delta Air Lines will fly nonstop from the U.S. to India for the first time in a decade, a decision the airline said was due to recent agreements over …

Trouble mounts for Vistara airlines over engine trouble

1 / 1<p>Airline has already replaced four engines after induction only a year ago.<p>Vistara -- the airline joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore …

India’s 50 busiest airports to breach capacity this year

At least 25 of the 50 busiest airports in India are already operating beyond their capacity, while almost all the others will reach optimal capacity …

SilkAir planes to get cabin upgrades as carrier merges with Singapore Airlines

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines (SIA), will get a “significant” investment to upgrade its cabin products as it begins the process of …

Walmart-Flipkart: Young Entrepreneurs’ Pride, Government’s Shame

The Smarter way to get your business news - Subscribe to BloombergQuint on WhatsApp<p>As with anger, so with euphoria; both cloud reason. So I was …

Air India Records 20% Growth Of Revenue, To Focus More On International Routes

Ahead of Air India's disinvestment, state carrier's chairman Pradeep Singh Kharola says the company is set to increase the number of flying …

U.S. and UAE sign pact to resolve airline competition claims

By David Shepardson and Yara Bayoumy<p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and United Arab Emirates signed a deal on Friday to resolve U.S. claims …