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How India’s low-cost airlines, once dismissed by Naresh Goyal, became his nemesis

March 18, 2019

In 2005, Naresh Goyal had written off low-cost airlines. The reasoning provided by the founder and chairman of India’s oldest private carrier was that since most Indian cities don’t have a second airport, all airlines end up paying the same operational charges. Thus, the economy players don’t have any significant advantage over their full-service rivals. […]

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Air India recruits Aircraft Maintenance Engineers

March 16, 2019

Air India Engineering Services Limited (AIESL), the MRO wing of Air India, is conducting walk-in interviews in April 2019 to recruit Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) for: B1 & B2 to cover B737-700/800/900 aircraft fitted with CFM56 engine MRO at Trivandrum B1 to cover B777-200LR/300ER series aircraft fitted with GE- 90 engine at Nagpur B1 & […]

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Jet Airways flight suffers bird hit before landing in Mumbai

March 16, 2019

New Delhi: Passengers onboard a Jet Airways flight travelling from Ahmedabad on Friday had a narrow escape after the aircraft suffered a bird hit minutes before landing at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. The aircraft was later changed for its onward journey to Dubai. Confirming the incident, an airline spokesperson told The Indian Express that […]

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Air India pilots ‘forget’ to extend landing gear till 800 feet while approaching to land, both grounded

March 16, 2019

New Delhi: Air India has grounded two pilots who reportedly forgot to extend their Boeing 787’s landing gear while approaching to land into Hong Kong, till a very late stage of the final approach. Pilots extend landing gear when aircraft is at 2,000 feet. On this flight last month, the pilots are learnt to have […]

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In “Hour Of Crisis”, Air India Asks “Inactive” Crew To Join Immediately

March 16, 2019

NEW DELHI: National carrier Air India Friday requested its “inactive” crew members to “immediately” join work at a time when the airline has been forced to cancel and reroute a number of US and Europe-bound flights due to closure of Pakistan airspace since February 27. “I would like to assure you that there will be […]

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IndiGo denies report on cancellation of 130 flights

March 15, 2019

IndiGo has denied the following story, which was reported by news agency PTI. In a statement, IndiGo said, “IndiGo strongly refutes a recent media report by PTI stating that IndiGo is cancelling 130 flights on Friday, February 15, 2019. A list of these 130 flights was shared by PTI with IndiGo. IndiGo has verified this […]

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Now, Air India cancels several international flights

March 15, 2019

National carrier Air India has cancelled several international flights on account of low passenger yields on the sectors which include Delhi-Madrid. In a late Wednesday night development, the airline said 6 international flights from Delhi to places like Birmingham have been cancelled. “Due to operational reasons..Air India flights are suspended w.e.f March 16, 2019 till […]

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Goyal may lose control of Jet, but eyes deal for a comeback

March 15, 2019

Mumbai: Naresh Goyal may soon lose his controlling stake in Jet Airways but is pushing for a deal that would allow him to make a comeback in the future. According to sources, while Goyal’s stake in the airline will come down to 17 per cent, he wants lenders and joint venture partner Etihad to leave […]

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Air India Recruitment 2019: Earn upto Rs 1.28 lakh, attend walk-in interview on these dates

March 14, 2019

Air India Recruitment 2019: The Air India Engineering Services Limited (AISEL) has released an official notification inviting all the eligible candidates for 160 vacant posts. All the interested applicants can attend the walk-in interview from April 1 to 12, 2019. As per the official notice, the candidates will be hired for a period of five […]

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Russian Passenger Jet Makes Emergency Landing In Baku Amid Bomb Threat

March 12, 2019

MOSCOW: A Russian Ural Airlines jet bound for Moscow from Bahrain with 225 people aboard made an emergency landing in Baku, Azerbaijan on Monday because of a suspected bomb on board the plane, Baku airport said. Flight U6-1116 was en route to Moscow’s Domodedovo airport when the crew “received information about possible restricted items” on […]

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