IndiGo Gets State Cabinet Approval to Operate Flights From Kadapa, Kurnool Airports

IndiGo Gets State Cabinet Approval to Operate Flights From Kadapa, Kurnool Airports

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Friday approved an agreement with IndiGo Airlines to operate flights from Kadapa and Kurnool airports. The airline will operate four services a week starting from March 27, Information and Public Relations Minister Perni Venkatramaiah (Nani) told reporters after the Cabinet meeting. The Cabinet also gave a nod for the allocation […]

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Airports to Implement One Hand Baggage Rule For Domestic Passengers to Avoid Congestion

Airports to Implement One Hand Baggage Rule For Domestic Passengers to Avoid Congestion

To reduce security check-in screening time, aviation stakeholders, like the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, airlines, and airport operators, should “meticulously” implement the ‘one hand baggage’ rule, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has said. In a communication to the BCAS on January 19, a senior CISF official wrote: “As per BCAS ‘AVSEC’ Circular, no […]

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US Authorities, Boeing Approves Air India to Operate B777 Aircraft Amidst 5G Rollout

US Authorities, Boeing Approves Air India to Operate B777 Aircraft Amidst 5G Rollout

US authorities have approved Air India to resume B777 operations in country from today. Ahead of this, due to the 5G rollout, Air India had cancelled more than 8 flights so far. Air India has confirmed that Boeing has cleared the airline to operate on the B777. The first flight took off this morning to […]

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International Flight Ban: Scheduled Flights to and from India Suspended till Feb 28

International Flight Ban: Scheduled Flights to and from India Suspended till Feb 28

Scheduled international flights have been banned to and from India till Feb 28, 2022. Image used for representation. International Flight Ban in India: The suspension of scheduled international passenger flights in India has been extended till February 28, 2022, as per DGCA. PTI Last Updated:January 19, 2022, 13:32 IST FOLLOW US ON: International Flight Ban: […]

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Air India Joins Major Airlines to Cancel Flights to US Ahead of Mega 5G Rollout

Air India Joins Major Airlines to Cancel Flights to US Ahead of Mega 5G Rollout

Ahead of the mega 5G rollout in the US, major airlines like Emirates, Air India, ANA and Japan Airlines have announced to cancel some flights over concerns that it could potentially interfere with some instruments and may put flyers’ safety at risk. Emirates said it’s “suspending flights to the following US destinations from 19 January […]

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Frankfurt Airport Reports Growth in Passenger Footfall Due to Easing Restrictions

Frankfurt Airport Reports Growth in Passenger Footfall Due to Easing Restrictions

Passenger numbers at Frankfurt airport picked up in 2021 after the easing of some Covid-19 restrictions, it announced in a statement. As one of the busiest airports in Europe, Frankfurt received some 24.8 million passengers in 2021, up by 32.2 per cent from 2020, Xinhua news agency quoted the statement as saying. However, these figures […]

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International Flights Linking Bangkok, Bangladesh Cities to Start From Agartala Airport: AAI

Here’s the Real Reason Why Power Banks Are Not Allowed in Flight Check-in Baggage

Airport Representative Image. (Image source: Pexels) Air India Restricted Items: Power Banks in Flight Check-in Baggage, Why You Are Not Allowed to Carry On, Even though every airline does issue detailed guidelines regarding things we can carry and not, what they don’t do is give us a detailed explanation for the same. If you are […]

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Major Collision Between Two India-Bound Flights Averted at Dubai Airport - Details Here

Major Collision Between Two India-Bound Flights Averted at Dubai Airport – Details Here

A major collision between two Emirates planes was averted at Dubai Airport during take-off. Flights EK-524 from Dubai to Hyderabad was scheduled for take-off at 9:45 PM along with EK-568 which was supposed to fly from Dubai to Bengaluru Emirates flight was also scheduled to take off for its destination. Unfortunately, the two aircraft that […]

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Domestic Passenger Traffic Dropped by 37 Percent Since January 1 Due to Omicron

Domestic Passenger Traffic Dropped by 37 Percent Since January 1 Due to Omicron

Domestic passenger traffic in India dropped 37% since January 1, with less than two lakh people flying daily, which set the traffic back to the volumes handled in July last year. In addition to this, an estimated 30% drop in air passengers is expected in the final quarter of this fiscal, according to aviation observers. […]

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IndiGo to Reduce Deployment by 20 Percent as Demand Dips Due to Omicron Variant

IndiGo to Reduce Deployment by 20 Percent as Demand Dips Due to Omicron Variant

As Omicron continue to affect the global aviation industry, IndiGo has announced that it will be reducing capacity deployment by 20% as demand dips. The airline will selectively withdraw some flights from service and where possible, cancellations of flights will be done at least 72 hours in advance. Affected customers will either be moved to […]

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