Tag: Indian airlines

Tax cuts a must to make Indian airlines globally competitive: SpiceJet CMD

NEW DELHI: As India has emerged as the one of the fastest growing civil aviation markets of the world, it is time that the government take steps to make the aviation sector globally competitive beginning with reduction on its tax structure, the head of a low-cost airline has said. Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, […]

Pakistan airspace closure: Indian airlines lost Rs 550 crore, Air India Rs 491 crore

NEW DELHI: Due to closure of airspace by Pakistan, national carrier Air India lost Rs 491 crore till July 2, according to data presented by Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Private airlines SpiceJet, IndiGo and GoAir lost Rs 30.73 crore, Rs 25.1 crore and Rs 2.1 crore, respectively, the […]

Indian airlines to avoid Iranian airspace, will re-route flights: DGCA

NEW DELHI: Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India’s aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the “affected part of the Iranian airspace” and reroute their flight “suitably”. On Friday, the American aviation regulator, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), issued a Notice […]

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