Limited Offer: Rs 150 Base Airfare for 50-Minute Flight

Fasten your seatbelts, budget travelers! The skies are opening up for affordable adventures like never before. India’s innovative Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), launched in 2016, is making regional air travel more accessible than ever. This government initiative incentivizes airlines to operate on specific routes, bringing down base fares and connecting previously under-served cities. The ₹150 […]

Air India, Vistara Divert Flights from Iran

Indian airlines are navigating a landscape of heightened geopolitical uncertainty. On April 13, 2024, major carriers Air India and Vistara announced that they would be rerouting some of their flights to avoid Iranian airspace. This decision comes on the heels of an advisory issued by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs urging citizens to avoid […]

Air India, Concentrix: 5 Contact Centres Partnership

In a significant boost to its customer service infrastructure, Air India, now part of the Tata Group, has unveiled five new contact centers across the globe. This expansion marks a major stride in the airline’s ongoing transformation journey, placing customer experience at the forefront. Strategic Network for Global Customers The new contact centers are meticulously […]

Air India Cuts 180+ Non-Flying Jobs

Tata-owned Air India has shed over 180 non-flying staff in recent weeks, a move aimed at streamlining operations and improving its bottom line. The airline, acquired by the Tata Group in January 2022, has grappled with significant financial losses for years. Voluntary Retirement and Reskilling Initiatives Air India claims the affected employees were unable to […]

Alliance Air Launches Bilaspur-Delhi, Kolkata Flights

Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India, has announced the commencement of operations on two new routes, connecting Bilaspur to Delhi and Kolkata. This strategic expansion aims to bolster regional connectivity and cater to the increasing demand for domestic travel Bilaspur-Delhi Route The Bilaspur-Delhi route is set to facilitate travel for both business and leisure […]

IIFCL Advocates Infrastructure Status for Space Sector

India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL), a state-owned infrastructure financing firm, has urged the government to classify the space sector as part of the infrastructure sector. This move would enable more private investment and innovation in the field of space technologies and services. IIFCL’s role in space financing According to IIFCL’s chairman, PR Jaishankar, the […]

New FDI Norms in Space Sector by DPIIT

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has notified changes in the foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in the space sector, allowing up to 100% overseas investment in some activities. This is expected to attract foreign players and private companies into the segment, which has been largely dominated by the government so […]

Airbus Partners with IIM Mumbai for Aviation Training

Airbus, the European aerospace giant, has signed a contract with the Indian Institute of Management Mumbai (IIM Mumbai) to provide aviation education to professionals and empower them with industry-ready skills through Airbus Beyond programmes. Airbus Beyond is an Airbus company that readies professionals for aerospace industry challenges. The programme offers courses in the areas of […]

30-Minute Baggage Delivery Mandate for Airlines: BCAS

30-Minute Baggage Delivery Mandate for Airlines BCAS

If you are a frequent flyer in India, you may have experienced the frustration of waiting for your luggage at the airport. Sometimes, it can take up to an hour or more for your baggage to arrive at the belt area, especially if there are technical issues or congestion. This not only affects your travel […]

Air India & Tata Rs 2,300 Cr Investment in Karnataka

Air India & Tata Rs 2,300 Cr Investment in Karnataka

Two companies of the Tata Group – Air India and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) – have signed pacts with Karnataka government, totalling an investment of Rs 2,300 crore. The investment will also generate employment opportunities for 1,650 people. Air India to set up MRO facility in Bengaluru Air India has proposed to establish a […]