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International flight operations may resume from mid-June if situation improves: Centre

Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said that international flight operations in the country may start by mid-June or end-July if the COVID-19 virus “behaves in a predictable manner”. He said this on Saturday afternoon, during an online discussion with the public to clarify norms governing “calibrated” restart of domestic flights from...
Airlines will have to refund tickets booked during lockdown period within 3-weeks: DGCA

Airlines will have to refund tickets booked during lockdown period within 3-weeks: DGCA

Airlines will have to refund tickets booked during the COVID-19 lockdown within three weeks without cancellation fees if a customer requests for it, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Thursday. The directive will apply to all domestic and international tickets booked during the first phase of the nationwide lockdown, that began on...

SpiceJet to cut employees’ salaries due to crippled travel demand amid lockdown

SpiceJet Ltd on Tuesday said it would cut employee salaries by 10 per cent to 30 per cent in March as a 21-day nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus crimps travel demand. “The Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent (India) lockdown have forced us to take some tough measures to ensure that no...

Domestic flights suspended in India amid coronavirus scare

In a desperate attempt to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the country, the Union government has decided to suspend all domestic flights operating in India from Wednesday. The development comes within a few hours of the government implementing its declared suspension of all international flights. Notably, the total count of coronavirus positive...

Coronavirus scare: Most airlines to become bankrupt by May

The Centre for Aviation, part of the Aviation Week Network (CAPA), a market intelligence firm for the aviation and travel industry, on Monday predicted that most airlines in the world will be bankrupt due to the coronavirus outbreak that has severely impacted the industry. According to a report on CAPA’s official website, the organisation said...