Wednesday, May 31, 2023


Middle Seats Should Be Vacant In Repatriation Flights: Supreme Court

May 25, 2020 PTI

The Supreme Court has allowed the Centre and Air India to keep operating its scheduled flights with the middle seats filled for the next ten days.

80 Flights To And From Delhi Airport Cancelled On Day 1, Passengers Say No Prior Notice From Airlines

May 25, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Several passengers complained that their flights had been cancelled without prior notice from the airlines.

Domestic Flights Resume After Two Months Of Lockdown

All scheduled commercial passenger flights were suspended in India since March 25 when the Centre imposed a lockdown to contain the virus.

DGCA Issues 7 Fare Bands For Air Travel, Ticket Prices Between Rs 2,000- Rs 18,600

May 21, 2020 PTI

A DGCA order said the that the lower and the upper fare limits for the first band is Rs 2,000 and Rs 6,000, respectively.

Centre Caps Air Fares For 3 Months; Only 1/3rd Operations Allowed

The Centre prescribed lower and upper limit on air fares and said airlines will have to adhere to it for a period of three months.

21 May, 2020

Aarogya Setu To Thermal Screening: Here Are Rules For Domestic Flights When Airports Reopen

Outlook Web Bureau

All passengers will have to compulsorily walk through thermal screening zone on city side before entering the airport terminal building, AAI said.

16 May, 2020

Easing Restrictions On Use Of Indian Air Space; 6 More Airports To Be Auctioned: FM Sitharaman


Announcing the fourth tranche of economic stimulus, she said only 60 per cent of Indian airspace is freely available.

09 May, 2020

Resuming Flight Operations Within A Week Will Be Fraught With Challenges. Here Is Why

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The resumption of the domestic airlines at a time when the cases of Coronavirus continue to surge comes with several unprecedented challenges.

21 January, 2020

Passengers From China To Undergo Thermal Screening For Coronavirus At 7 Indian Airports


Thermal cameras will be installed at the pre-immigration area of the seven identified airports and airlines staff will bring the passengers to the health counters before the immigration check.

29 November, 2019

Swiss Firm Outbids Adani Group, DIAL To Build Jewar Airport


Jewar Airport or the Noida International Greenfield Airport will come up in 5,000 hectare area when fully constructed and is estimated to cost Rs 29,560 crore,

15 November, 2019

DGCA Probes GoAir Incident At Bengaluru Airport, Summons Pilots


The plane had touched the unpaved surface outside the runway after landing and the pilot took off again. The aircraft was diverted to Hyderabad.


01 November, 2019

Black Bag With 'Suspected' RDX Content Found At Delhi's IGI, Security Tightened


A Delhi Police official said the Airport Police Station received a call at 3 am alerting them about a suspicious bag

13 August, 2019

Hong Kong Airport Suspends All Check-ins After Protests


"Terminal operations at Hong Kong International Airport have been seriously disrupted, and all check-in processes have now been suspended," a statement on the airport website said.

13 August, 2019

New Airport Protests As Hong Kong Leader Warns Of 'Path Of No Return'


The crisis, which has seen millions of people take to Hong Kong's streets, has become the biggest challenge to Chinese rule of the semi-autonomous city since its 1997 handover from Britain.

09 August, 2019

22 Dead As Rain Lashes Kerala, State Seeks Army, IAF Help

Outlook Web Bureau

Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KDSMA) has evacuated 22,165 people from flood-affected regions and they have been lodged in 315 camps across the state.

13 July, 2019

Abandoned Packet Containing Gold Bar Triggers Bomb Scare At IGI Airport

Outlook Web Bureau

A bomb detection and disposal team, along with a dog squad, that arrived on the spot declared the packet safe and a 1 kg gold bar was recovered from it.

09 July, 2019

Show Cause Notices To Chennai, Ahmedabad Airport Directors Over Safety Issues

Outlook Web Bureau

The DGCA action comes in the backdrop of multiple aircraft landing incidents at various airports during monsoon season.


08 July, 2019

Flight Operations At Mumbai Airport Delayed As Heavy Rains Lash City

Outlook Web Bureau

Flight operations at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport were suspended due to heavy rains across Mumbai city.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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