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Does Air India still need to keep flying?

April 22, 2019

Even after private airlines were allowed to re-enter the Indian aviation space in the early 1990s, State-owned carrier Air India has remained a constant in the sector, despite having its own share of ups and downs. The airline is still reeling under a financial loss of ₹5,765 crore recorded in fiscal 2017. Saving private airlines […]

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Vistara issues statement after facing netizen’s ire over GD Bakshi tweet

April 22, 2019

New Delhi: Vistara Airline issued a clarification after facing heavy flak for all sides for first tweeting and then later deleting a post welcoming the controversial Major General (retired) Bakshi as a passenger on one its flight. “Vistara routinely posts happy photos of our customers on board along with our crew. However a recent such […]

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Air India offers to operate five of Jet Airways’ grounded planes on international routes

April 21, 2019

National carrier Air India has written to the lenders of Jet Airways asking if it can fly five of Jet’s grounded Boeing 777 aircraft on international routes. Jet has suspended operations after bankers refused additional credit to the cash-strapped airline. In a letter to Jet’s lenders headed by State Bank of India (SBI), Air India […]

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German government jet suffers serious damage in crash landing

April 21, 2019

Shortly after a government jet took off from Berlin, pilots lost control of the aircraft. As they attempted to land they were jolted away from the runway and forced to land on the grass. A German government jet suffered considerable damage in an emergency landing at Berlin, according to a report by Der Spiegel on […]

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Jaitley promised to look into Jet Airways’ issues: CEO

April 21, 2019

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has assured to look into cash-strapped Jet Airways‘ issues that have forced the airline to halt operations temporarily, its chief executive Vinay Dube said on April 20. Dube, along with Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, civil aviation secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola, the airline’s chief financial officer Amit Agarwal, representatives of pilots, […]

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SpiceJet, Air India may fly 40 Jet Airways planes from next week: report

April 21, 2019

Some of Jet Airways‘ grounded planes are likely to start flying by as early as Tuesday next week. SpiceJet is said to take around 40 of Jet Airways’ Boeing 737s and Air India is likely to take five of the airline’s wide body Boeing 777s. Some Boeing 737s might be taken by Air India for […]

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Vistara walk-ins for Cabin Crew recruitment on April 15 & 25

April 19, 2019

The full service carrier Vistara is now conducting walk-in interviews to select male & female cabin crew for its fleet.Experienced cabin crew, as well as freshers, can attend. All positions based in Delhi-NCR Dates, time & venue 15th April 2019 9AM – 1PM – Fortune Select Exotica, Vashi, Navi Mumbai 25th April 2019 9AM – […]

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To meet target of 1200 crew, Air India to hire staff that failed fitness test

April 19, 2019

New Delhi: National carrier Air India, which has been reeling under a severe shortage of crew members for a year now, is ready to bring back to service the crew it had grounded for failing fitness tests. “Right now our target is to recruit 1200 crew members. In the first phase a target of 400 […]

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SpiceJet hires 500 Jet Airways employees, including 100 pilots

April 19, 2019

The airline has already announced an induction of 27 more planes -22 Boeing 737s and five turboprop Bombardier Q400s – in the fleet to help overcome to an extent the capacity deficit due to Jet Airways temporarily withdrawing its domestic and international services. Budget airline SpiceJet on Friday said it has already absorbed over 500 […]

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Jet Airways grounded but its investors’ hopes are still flying high

April 19, 2019

Mumbai: Jet Airways shares have been quite resilient through all the crisis over the past few months. On Wednesday evening, the 25-year-old beleaguered private airline informed stock exchanges that it would suspend operations temporarily. When markets opened on Thursday, Jet Airways’ shares were, of course, in free fall. The stock touched a 52-week low during […]

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