Zoe Saunders, senior product and marketing manager, Indian Ocean and Middle East at ITC Travel Group, said: “BA's direct flight to the Seychelles is great news for the destination. Being able to fly directly makes it all the more attractive for repeat.
One of Asia's biggest airlines is cutting hundreds of jobs as it battles fierce competition from cheaper rivals. Cathay Pacific (CPCAY) said Monday it's laying off about 600 people at its head office in Hong Kong. Nearly a third of them work in.
Arun Jaitley assured the house that a 'proper decision' would be taken on Air India's future in a competitive market. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said a "proper decision" would be taken on Air India's future in a competitive market and that it.
Vijay Mallya, the flamboyant Indian beer and airline tycoon, has been accused in a London court of money laundering, with funds lent to aid his ailing air carrier Kingfisher Airlines allegedly going to his Force India Formula One motor racing team. Mr.
Air India , the government-owned flag carrier , is also looking to hire pilots, although the debt-stricken airline is not growing at the same rate as its privately owned rivals. Shares in Interglobe Aviation, which owns IndiGo, have risen 50 per cent.
Competition is only set to increase as carriers such as Air Asia and Vistara build their presence in India . Deep-pocketed Middle Eastern carrier Qatar Airways also plans to launch an Indian airline . Between 600 and 650 aircraft are due to join India's.
The carrier will operate a twice-weekly direct summer service between March and October from Heathrow Terminal 5 using the new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. Flights will depart on Wednesdays and Saturdays, facilitating 10-night trips to the Indian  .
India is prepared to do whatever it takes to keep its national airline afloat -- including selling it off to private investors. "We want Air India to survive," Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said at the CNN Asia Business Forum in Bangalore on.
The GMB trade union blamed the disruption on the airline's decision last year to outsource several hundred IT jobs to specialists supplied by India's Tata Consultancy Services. “This could have all been avoided,” said GMB national aviation officer Mick.
The low cost airline confirmed Thursday that it is finalizing a binding offer for the bankrupt Italian carrier . ... Michael O'Leary, chief executive of the budget Irish carrier , told Reuters that he plans to buy new planes for Alitalia and keep the.
MH370 vanished from radar during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and is believed to have crashed in the Indian Ocean. The Boeing 777's disappearance sparked a search of unprecedented scale, prompting a global debate about consistent standards .
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India is adding airline passengers faster than any other country, and it needs more planes to carry them: 1,080 more, to be precise. To meet ... The U.S. firm will reportedly agree in the coming weeks to sell 100 planes to Indian carrier Jet Airways.
The airline is rethinking its multibillion-dollar plan to buy Airbus A330neo jets, according to chief executive Mark Dunkerley. For Hawaiian Airlines (HA), it would be the ... It has since been the only carrier to buy the smaller of two models of the.