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Budget airlines get costly


New Delh: ‘Low-cost’ carriers in India are no longer what they claim as they have been found charging fares higher than the full service airlines. The low cost carriers (LCCs) were found to be chargi

Jet, SpiceJet increase fares by steep 25 per cent; more airlines to follow suit

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New Delhi: In a bad but expected news for air passengers, airfares have gone through the roof over the past couple of days, with all scheduled carriers either having already hiked fares or being in t

IndiGo, Jet Airways charged higher fares in July


No-frill carrier IndiGo and Jet Airways have charged higher fares in several sectors than all other Indian carriers in July when the overall average airfares dropped due to lean passenger traffic, acc

IndiGo, SpiceJet seek govt nod to shun T3 over cost pinch


Reeling under the impact of high operational costs, primarily due to higher jet fuel prices and airport charges, the top two budget carriers have sought government nod to shift their international

Indigo Delhi flight makes precautionary landing at Nagpur

A Delhi-bound Indigo flight with 114 passengers on board made a precautionary landing at the Nagpur airport on Wednesday due to some technical snag.

The flight 6E308 from Hyderabad to Delhi was diver

Bird-hit causes flight to stop on runway, passengers safe

A Raipur-bound Indigo flight, carrying 123 passengers and crew, had a narrow escape on Sunday after a bird-hit forced the aircraft to stop on the runway just before take-off at Devi Ahilyabai Airport.

India's aviation sector hits turbulence


India's beleaguered aviation sector is experiencing severe turbulence as high jet fuel costs, fierce competition and losses threaten carriers' survival, analysts said.

The crisis engulfing Kingfisher

Kingfisher slips to 3rd spot, IndiGo gains


Struggling Kingfisher Airlines slipped in market share to the third position in October, from second in September, ceding ground to budget airline IndiGo, government data showed.

Kingfisher is unlike

IndiGo to add flights

Budget airline IndiGo said on Friday it has not cancelled any of its flights and was currently operating 259 domestic flights daily.

IndiGo was responding to the DGCA who said the airline was operati

Indigo flight makes emergency landing after bird hit

Minutes after take-off, a Delhi-bound Indigo flight with a Union minister on board made an emergency landing at the Harni airport here on Wednesday after suffering a bird hit.

All the passengers, inc

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