Archive for April, 2010

Photo: Lufthansa's Airbus A380

Lufthansa Airbus A380 flights to Beijing, Johannesburg and Tokyo announced

Friday, April 30, 2010 19:37

Lufthansa to operate A380 Superjumbo flights to 3 new destinations

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Talks on inter-state air connectivity with Surat

Thursday, April 29, 2010 20:18

The Gujarat State Government’s Civil Aviation Department will convene a meeting in Gandhinagar on 5 May, 2010 to discuss the issue of increasing the inter-state air connectivity with Surat.

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Japan Airlines shrinks size of operations

Thursday, April 29, 2010 20:13

Japan Airlines (JAL), which declared itself bankrupt in January, is cutting its operations along various international and domestic routes as part of a restructuring strategy to return to profitability.

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Southwest non-stop flights from Logan to Phoenix

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 17:06

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines is continuing its expansion at its Boston hub with the commencement of its non-stop flight to Phoenix from the Logan International Airport from 7 September, 2010.

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Doha-Tokyo flight from Qatar Airways

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 15:33

Qatar Airways has commenced services to Tokyo from its Doha hub.

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American Air’s Chicago-Beijing non-stop flight cancelled

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 18:42

American Airlines has cancelled its inaugural Chicago-Beijing non-stop flight owing to dissatisfaction with the take-off and landing slots offered to it by Chinese aviation authorities.

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Emirates’ wide-bodied freighter aircraft to land in Thiruvananthapuram

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 18:02

The Thiruvananthapuram airport, for the first time, will be host to a wide-bodied freighter aircraft operated by Dubai-based Emirates airlines to the city this week.

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Flight fare from New Delhi to Kochi

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 10:06

In many ways, if you are a malayalee planning a trip to Kerala, it is a better idea to book your flight ticket to Kochi.

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Flight fare from New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram during April May 2010

Monday, April 26, 2010 17:17

April and May are the summer vacation months for Malayalees in New Delhi, and the time when everyone takes a trip down south.

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Delhi Hong Kong, Singapore-Delhi and Bangkok, Gulf flights from Jet Airways soon

Monday, April 26, 2010 16:59

Jet Airways to expand operations to improve connectivity

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New Delhi-Kathmandu flights from Kingfisher

Monday, April 26, 2010 16:52

Indian private carrier Kingfisher Airlines has operated its first flight from New Delhi to Kathmandu, kick-starting its operations in the sector.

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Lucknow-Dubai flights from FlyDubai

Sunday, April 25, 2010 18:13

FlyDubai, the Dubai government-owned no frills carrier, will begin three weekly flights between its West Asian hub and Lucknow.

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Cheaper fares on India- South East Asia flights

Friday, April 23, 2010 18:01

Fares on flights to South East Asia are witnessing a dip as more international airlines are commencing operations to India.

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Jet Airways to add 4 new ATR turboprop aircraft to its fleet

Friday, April 23, 2010 17:55

Jet Airways is all set to bring in at least four new ATR turboprop planes in the next nine months’ time.

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Trichy-Singapore flights from Tiger Airways

Friday, April 23, 2010 5:50

Tiger Airways of Singapore to fly to Trichy from November 2010

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Asian airlines hit hard due to flight cancellations

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 19:10

The slight relaxation in the flight ban over European airspace has seen many airlines hurrying to resume flights.

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Air India flight to New Delhi departs from Frankfurt

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 19:07

Air India has reported the departure of one of its flights from Frankfurt to Delhi on Wednesday, after the slow withdrawal of flight restrictions imposed by aviation authorities due to the cloud of volcanic ash. However, the timing of resumption of its flights from London’s Heathrow airport remains uncertain. Air India ...

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Jet Airays and Air India flights to US resume

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 6:53

Air India flights to the US and Jet Airways flights to the US and Canada have resumed, providing relief to passengers stranded along these routes.

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Deadline to phase out foreign pilots in Indian airlines extended by a year

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 20:29

The time-frame set by the government for Indian airlines to phase out their foreign pilots had been extended by a year.

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Paramount Airways airline permit suspended, says DGCA

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 20:19

DGCA forces Paramount to cancel flights; airline says will resume

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Kathmandu-India flights from Buddha Air

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 20:16

Nepal’s Buddha Air to start flying between Kathmandu and Indian cities from August 1, 2010

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Southwest cancels code-sharing plans with WestJet

Sunday, April 18, 2010 11:04

Texas-based Southwest Airlines has decided to cancel its plans to share codes with WestJet Airlines, based in Canada.

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China Eastern favours SkyTeam alliance

Sunday, April 18, 2010 11:02

China Eastern Airlines has announced its plans to be a part of the SkyTeam airline alliance.

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Indian airline passenger traffic up 23% in March 2010

Friday, April 16, 2010 21:16

The Indian airline industry’s fate seems to have changed for the better as passenger traffic rose by 23 percent in March in comparison with the corresponding month in 2009.

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Tibet Airlines to launch this May

Friday, April 16, 2010 21:09

China will launch Tibet Airlines in May with a registered capital of 280 million Yuan (USD 41.2 million). The airline will be the first Chinese airline to be based in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

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Jet Airways in codeshare deal with Gulf Air

Thursday, April 15, 2010 16:58

Jet Airways has entered into a codeshare agreement with Gulf Air. The codeshare agreement will help Jet Airways to spruce up its network connectivity on services between Bahrain and India. The agreement has come into effect from April 12.

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Airline Quality Report: Hawaiian Air tops airline quality study

Thursday, April 15, 2010 7:31

Hawaiian Airlines has retained top slot in a study ranking 18 commercial airliners, sponsored jointly by the Wichita State University and the Purdue University. The study rates flights in four categories which are: mishandled baggage, on-time performance, customer complaints and denied boardings largely on account of overbookings. Titled the Airline Quality Report ...

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Air Asia Kuala Lumpur Mumbai flights soon

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 16:58

Air Asia to start six new flights to India this year Air Asia, Malaysian no-frills carrier, will add six more flights to India this year.

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New Delhi-Hong Kong flights from Kingfisher

Saturday, April 10, 2010 17:25

Kingfisher flagged off its first flight on the New Delhi-Hong Kong route on which the airline will operate flights six times a week.

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Mumbai-Johannesburg Jet Airways flights soon

Saturday, April 10, 2010 17:00

Jet Airways announced that it would begin operating non-stop flights daily from Mumbai to Johannesburg from April 14.

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