Intelsat joins hands with Nelco

NEW DELHI: Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network and leading provider of inflight connectivity (IFC),  has announced the beginning of Intelsat’s inflight connectivity services in Indian skies through an agreement with Nelco, India’s leading satellite communication service provider. This agreement is welcome news for Intelsat’s airline partners and […]

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Avolon agrees with Malaysia Aviation Group for financing of 20 A330-900neo aircraft

NEW DELHI: Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces that it has agreed a transaction with Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), owner of Malaysia Airlines, for the financing of 20 A330-900neo aircraft. The transaction comprises the placement of 10 A330neo aircraft from Avolon’s orderbook and 10 A330neo aircraft to be acquired from MAG via sale and […]

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Airlines to share international passengers’ info with Indian government prior to departure

NEW DELHI: The government of India has asked airlines to share all international passengers’ details, including contact and payment information, with customs authorities 24 hours prior to the departure of flights. The move is aimed at preventing law offenders from fleeing the country. The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), under the finance […]

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India will re-evaluate airfare cap depending on ATF price movement

NEW DELHI: The government of India will certainly re-evaluate the fare cap in place for domestic airlines once there is a healthier environment in terms of jet fuel prices, according to Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. After the coronavirus pandemic rattled the country’s civil aviation space, the sector is now in recovery mode, especially in […]

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Air India reported 184 tech snags in last one year, IndiGo 98, SpiceJet 77

NEW DELHI: Air India, IndiGo and SpiceJet reported 184, 98 and 77 incidents due to technical snags during the one year period till June 30, Minister of State for Civil Aviation V K Singh said on Monday. Go First, Vistara and AirAsia India reported 50, 40 and 14 incidents due to technical snags in the […]

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