Rentals up post Max crisis, Jet’s lessors of grounded Boeing 737 in talks with SpiceJet

NEW DELHI: Several of Jet Airways’ grounded Boeing 737s (not Max but previous generation) could soon be flying for SpiceJet. Over 50 of the cash-strapped airline’s aircraft, a mix of turboprops, narrow and wide body, have been grounded by unpaid lessors beginning last month. Barring a handful, lessors have not deregistered these aircraft from Jet’s […]

SpiceJet chooses Amadeus as its first global distribution partner

PUNE: Amadeus and SpiceJet recently announced a new distribution agreement that gives Amadeus’ global network of travel sellers access to the airline’s range of fares and prices through the Amadeus Travel Platform. This is the first time that SpiceJet is working with a distribution partner. By connecting to travelers through the world’s largest community of […]

Preparing for elections: Special security at airports, heliports to check carriage of cash, arms by air

NEW DELHI: With India in Parliamentary election season, aviation authorities have tightened security at airports to check carriage of cash and unauthorised arms. The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) has introduced special checks on flights from uncontrolled, remote, unserved, airstrips, aerodromes, helipads, private airstrips and waterdromes. Surprise inspections will be carried out at airports […]