An Irish man who missed his flight at Dublin Airport was arrested on Thursday for running after the plane on the tarmac in a bid to flag it down.
I am often asked the meaning of the phrase ‘legacy-carrier’ and I would like to think those who were witness to the rise of Jet Airways in the 1990s would be familiar with its meaning.
CBI is all set to name senior bank officials who had dealt with loans given to Vijay Mallya’s Kingfisher Airlines in a fresh charge sheet to be filed soon, officials said on Sunday.
At a time when Congress and BJP continue to trade allegations over Rafale fighter aircraft deal, the Defence Ministry has informed the Parliament that the project is progressing as scheduled and all the 36 jets are expected to be delivered by April 2022.
In a U-turn, Gulf carrier Emirates on Wednesday scrapped its decision to discontinue ‘Hindu meal’ on its flights citing customer feedback.
The government has decided to “wait and watch” for the next three-four months before taking a call on disinvestment of national carrier Air India due to prevalent market condition specially high fuel prices, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the government has done what it had to with “utmost sincerity” for Air India and emphasised the need to differentiate between lack of response to one sale offer and a policy decision.
After at least four aborted attempts since March 2016, the service tax authorities managed to get a buyer for the confiscated luxury jet of the runway businessman Vijay Mallya, with a Florida-based Aviation Management Sales emerging as the highest bidder for Rs 34.8 crore (USD 5.05 million) last Friday, a source has said.
About 170 passengers of Air India’s Delhi-Kochi-Dubai flight, scheduled to depart at 5.10 am, were held up at the IGI airport here for almost six hours, with the airline saying that it was due to technical reasons.
The journey had started auspiciously enough. Owned by the Uttar Pradesh government till a couple of years ago, UY Aviation Pvt Ltd had brought out King Air C-90 for its first test ride. The four-member crew even broke the customary coconut near the nose wheel of the flight.