In the standard operating procedure (SOP) for “facilities to be provided to passengers by airlines due to denied boarding, cancellation of flights and delays in flights”, the DGCA said that airlines may cancel flights that are likely to be delayed or “consequentially delayed” beyond three hours.

Air India-Vistara merger remains “on course”, with 25.1 per cent stake for Singapore Airlines

Once the merger is complete, Singapore Airlines (SIA) will have a 25.1 per cent stake in Air India. Currently, Singapore Airlines owns a 49 per cent shareholding in Vistara and the remaining 51 per cent stake is with the Tata Group.

Private aeroplane skids off Mumbai runway and breaks into two pieces; 8 people injured

The aircraft, belonging to VSR Ventures, was coming from Vishakhapatnam and skidded off the runway while landing at the Mumbai airport, said the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in a statement.

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal arrested by Enforcement Directorate in INR 5,380 million bank fraud case

Goyal, 74, was taken into custody by ED in a money laundering case linked to an alleged fraud at Canara Bank, official sources said. He was arrested under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

Singapore’s BOC Aviation signs deal with India’s budget carrier IndiGo for finance lease of 10 Airbus aircraft

The Singapore-headquartered BOC Aviation Limited and India’s largest budget airline IndiGo have entered into a finance lease transaction involving 10 Airbus A320NEO aircraft.

Delhi, Mumbai may get more British Airways flights, as the airline aims to benefit from stronger India-UK trade ties

India and the UK are looking to significantly increase bilateral trade; British Airways wants to be a part of the growth story. It has opened a new call centre in India and plans to increase flights from Delhi and Mumbai.

Bailout for Go First unlikely until engine supply issues solved: MoS Aviation VK Singh

Cash-strapped Go Airlines (India) Ltd is unlikely to get a government bailout unless something could be done about the engine supply bottleneck, an Indian minister said.

Wadia Group-owned bankrupt airline Go First may lose major part of its fleet

Indian airline Go First finds itself caught between a rock and a hard place as its attempt to start insolvency proceedings has been complicated by aircraft lessors.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik kicks off air ticket service to Singapore

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik opened air ticketing services to Singapore and Bangkok from the state, which will allow the people of Odisha to travel to these south-east Asian cities at a fair price directly.

DreamFolks, Vidsur Golf team-up grants access to premium Indian, APAC golf courses

India’s largest airport service aggregator, DreamFolks announced a strategic partnership with golf privileges providers Vidsur Golf.

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