Jet Airways

Parliamentary panel wants automatic business class upgrades for MPs if there are vacant seats

Telugu Desam Party’s JC Divakar Reddy, who was banned by several airlines in 2017, requested the Civil Aviation Ministry to issue a circular with …

Airlines

EXCLUSIVE: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to skip WEF Davos meet to focus on Budget 2018

Jaitley’s decision to skip the Davos meet is primarily aimed at giving final touches to these aspects, a week of the Budget’s presentation

India

How to cop cheap flight tickets under ₹20,000 on the Republic Day weekend

How to cop cheap flight tickets under ₹20,000 on the Republic Day weekend<p>Looking for cheap flight tickets for that much-needed international holiday? …

Airlines

Showdown: ThankYou Premier vs. Sapphire Preferred vs. Premier Rewards Gold

While the number of premium travel rewards cards has increased dramatically in recent years, there’s still a strong case to be made for mid-tier …

Airlines

American Airlines Gets Played By Delta — Again

American Airlines keeps playing Delta’s ‘greater fool’.<p>Delta has had an India strategy, so it makes sense they don’t want Qatar, Emirates, and Etihad …

Airlines

Indian government has good reason to try and sell off Air India. The question is: Will it succeed?

There would be a significant improvement in government finances if the stress of running the loss-making airline is removed.<p>The great investor Warren …

Warren Buffett

Gold worth Rs 16 lakhs seized from two passengers in Kochi

WhatsApp testing new feature to block spam messages: Report<p>Haj subsidy scrapped: What about funds given for Hindu pilgrimages, asks Owaisi<p>World's …

India

AirAsia India says no plans to look at Air India stake

Low-frills carrier AirAsia India has ruled any plans to participate in the Air India stake sale, saying its focus remains on building the existing …

Business (India)

Jet Airways Sale: 30% off on International Routes

Jet Airways is offering the New Year New Experiences Sale for their customers through January 15, 2018. Here are the details of this new Jet Airways …

Airlines

More Jet Airways staff under DRI lens for forex smuggling

The move comes after the arrest of one of the flight attendants of Jet Airways for allegedly smuggling forex worth over Rs three crore to Hong Kong.

Airlines

Best Airport Lounges in India you can access with your Credit Card

Credit cards today offer multiple travel benefits. Besides being able to earn air miles on your grocery shopping and other daily spends, you can use …

Airlines

Get Married at the Airport, Instantly! And Foreign Airline Pilots Can Sue Under California Law

California-based Cathay Pacific flights can sue the airline under the state’s wage and hours law “even though they perform a majority of their work …

Airlines

Revised flight plan for city airport, again

Saturday morning was chaotic at the Chennai airport as many flights were delayed or cancelled in the heavy smog caused by festive Bhogi bonfires. But …

Airports

Jet Airways flight to Mumbai delayed due to security check at Paris airport

Jet Airways said in the statement that it regretted the inconvenience caused to its guests. (Photo: ANI)<p>A Mumbai-bound Jet Airways flight carrying …

Aviation

Jet Airways will bar passengers from carrying devices with non-removable batteries from January 15

The airline said if the battery is removed, the luggage could be carried in the cabin baggage.<p>Jet Airways on Friday said it would prohibit passengers …

Airlines

FDI relaxation shows govt is back on reform track; but why are new jobs missing from Narendra Modi's party? - Firstpost

One only needs to wait and watch to see what the recent decision of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) liberalisation could do on the ground and how …

India

Airport director says media giving out wrong information

The Director of Mangaluru International Airport V.V. Rao has denied reports that there was a vehicle on the runway during the take-off of an aircraft …

Aviation

Mangaluru ATC staff avert air disaster

A major tragedy was averted thanks to the alertness and presence of mind, of the staff of Mangaluru airport's Air Traffic Control (ATC), on …

Travel

On privatisation of Air India: Ready for sale

The Union Cabinet has approved a series of changes in foreign direct investment norms as the government prepares to enter the last lap of its …

Air India

Dollar racket: Probe role of second crew member, says Delhi court

On Thursday, the accused were produced before the court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Sehrawat, after their two-day judicial custody …

India

Jet Airways sacks two pilots after mid-flight fight in the cockpit

<b>Two pilots have been sacked after one of them slapped the other and left the cockpit unattended during a flight from London.</b><p>The male and female Jet …

Aviation

Government eases FDI norms in single brand retail, construction, civil aviation

The Union government on Wednesday liberalised and simplified the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) regime in a host of sectors, including Single Brand …

India

The big news: Ex-UP CM Akhilesh Yadav won’t ally with Congress ‘for now’, and nine other top stories

Other headlines: The Tamil Nadu CM proposed increasing MLA’s salaries, and the Maharashtra Police arrested 13 more people for the Bhima Koregaon …

India

Jet Airways staff took seven trips to Hong Kong to launder cash, says DRI

The woman was Tuesday produced in court, which sent her to two-day judicial custody. (Express Photo by Prem Nath Pandey)<p>Seven trips to Hong Kong were …

India

Flight attendant, hawala operator in judicial custody

A Delhi court on Tuesday remanded to judicial custody the flight attendant arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Sunday night …

Airlines

Delhi: Jet Airways crew member arrested for carrying US dollars worth Rs 3.21 crore in flight

The woman had wrapped the undeclared cash in aluminium foil and kept it in her check-in baggage.<p>A crew member of Jet Airways, who was arrested in New …

India

Sensex, Nifty end rangebound session at new closing high; Coal India rises 6%

The continued record-hitting spree suggested that the market may be pricing in likely recovery in corporate earnings for December quarter, experts …

Markets

At this restaurant, gastronomy takes a flight of fancy

At Runway 1. Sahil Walia<p><i>By</i> <i>Oindrila Mukherjee</i><p>THERE’S NO flashy sign, but it’s hard to miss the Airbus A320 parked just off the National Highway-1 on …

Aviation

Pilots Fired For Fight That Left Cockpit Empty

Two pilots for Jet Airways, India’s domestic and long-haul carrier, have been fired after a stunning incident that left the cockpit empty two times after a violent confrontation on a flight from London to Mumbai on New Year’s Day.<p>The soap-opera worthy story began when a female captain left the …

Aviation

Why passengers can't de-board delayed flights

The good news is that the government has taken notice of the pain and has formed a task force to improve operating procedure during foggy days.

Aviation