Hyderabad Airport introduces e-boarding facility for international flights

NEW DELHI: Hyderabad has become the first airport in India to enable E-boarding for international flights. “GMR led Hyderabad International Airport has the credit to be the first and only airport in India to offer truly end-to-end paperless E-boarding to all its domestic passengers across all flights. Building on this laurel, under the true spirit of […]

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International flights to remain suspended till October 31

NEW DELHI:The government of India on Wednesday extended the suspension of scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till October 31. “This restriction shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA),” an official statement said. “However, international scheduled flights may be allowed […]

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India extends suspension of international flights till August 31

NEW DELHI: Aviation regulator DGCA on Friday said the suspension of scheduled international flights to and from the country has been extended till August 31 amid the coronavirus pandemic. The suspension of scheduled international commercial services was till July 31. In the wake of the pandemic, overseas flights were suspended in late March, while cargo […]

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India suspends domestic, international flights till May 3

NEW DELHI: Following the address of Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing the extension of coronavirus lockdown till May 3, all domestic and international flights have been suspended till May 3, the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation has said. “All domestic and international scheduled airlines operations shall remain suspended till11:59pm of 03 May 2020,” the aviation regulator DGCA […]

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India says will consider allowing international flights to country after April 15

NEW DELHI: Resumption of international flights will be considered on a case-by-case basis after India’s lockdown ends and will depend on which countries they are coming from, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday. “Any incoming flights to bring Indians back home will have to await the lifting of the lockdown,” he told […]

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Coronavirus impact: DGCA extends ban on international flights till April 14

NEW DELHI: All international commercial passenger flights will remain suspended till April 14, aviation regulator DGCA announced on Thursday, amid a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on March 19 had announced that no international commercial passenger flight operations will take place in India […]

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American Airlines cutting international flights by 75% amid demand collapse

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO: American Airlines Inc (AAL.O) said Saturday it plans to cut 75% of its international flights through May 6 and ground nearly all its widebody fleet, as airlines respond to the global collapse in travel demand due to the coronavirus pandemic. The dramatic announcement by the largest U.S. airline came hours after the White House […]

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American Airlines to suspend nearly all long-haul international flights starting March 16

NEW DELHI: American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) on Saturday said it will implement a phased suspension of nearly all long-haul international flights starting March 16, amid reduced demand and travel restrictions due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Between March 16 and May 6, American will reduce its international capacity by 75% on a year-over-year basis, […]

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IndiGo launches brand campaign to boost its international flights

NEW DELHI: To boost load factor at its recently launched international flights, low-cost carrier IndiGo on Sunday launched a brand campaign called ‘IndiGo Abroad: Happy to be your first’. Earlier this year, the airline launched flights to Turkey, China, Vietnam, Myanmar and Saudi Arabia. “The campaign aims to introduce Indian travellers new and unexplored 6E […]

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Vistara inks codeshare pact with SIA, SilkAir for international flights

NEW DELHI: Full service carrier Vistara on Monday announced signing of a codeshare partnership with Singapore Airlines (SIA) and its regional arm SilkAir for international flights ahead of the launch of services on the overseas routes. The domestic private carrier, which is 51 per cent owned by Tata Sons along with 49 per cent stake […]

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