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The Drone Zone

IIFL | Mumbai | August 29, 2015 12:29 IST

The Indian story of drones began with use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Kargil War in 1999. Since then, the armed forces have been widely using drones for security purposes. But, how could such a fascinating product of technology be restricted to military operations? Drones have flied out in open grabbing the attention of many businesses. Read on to know more on how drones have become important for the flying aspirations of Indian enterprises.

GVK CSIA adds two more global laurels to its pool of awards

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 28, 2015 17:06 IST

Asia Training & Development Excellence Awards 2015 honours Mumbai International Airport for the Best Change Management Initiative. 6th Asia Employer Brands Awards bestows MIAL CEO Mr. Rajeev Jain the Best CEO with HR orientation award.

DGCA allows SpiceJet to give discount of Rs. 200

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 28, 2015 14:40 IST

The airline is seeking permissions to charge a penalty of Rs 750 per passenger, which the government did not approve.

Aviation Newsletter - August 24 to 28, 2015

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 28, 2015 14:31 IST

SpiceJet is in talks with aircraft makers for fresh orders and funding is not an issue for the airline, Ajay Singh, the budget carrier's promoter said on Thursday.

SpiceJet in talks with aircraft makers to buy planes

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 28, 2015 07:18 IST

"We have not discussed any specific numbers, but we expect the aircraft order will be a sizeable one," Singh said.

PM raises concern on predatory airfares by airlines: Civil Aviation ministry

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 28, 2015 07:08 IST

The Prime Minister has recently discussed aviation sector issues with aviation minister, finance minister and bureaucrats. The outcomes of the meeting will be in the public domain very soon.

Draft Civil Aviation Policy expected to be delayed further

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 27, 2015 14:45 IST

One of the biggest pain points for the government in the policy is related to its proposal of easing of the 5/20 rule. Under this rule, only those Indian carriers will be allowed to fly abroad who have completed 5 years of domestic operations and have a fleet of atleast 20 aircrafts.

Jet Airways expands codeshare agreement with South African Airways

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 26, 2015 14:16 IST

Through the codeshare arrangement, Jet Airways places its marketing code on South African Airways flights from Abu Dhabi to Johannesburg and beyond to Cape Town and Durban.

TUV Rheinland certifies Air India SATS, Bengaluru for Warehouse Security

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 26, 2015 10:07 IST

With this new certification by TUV Rheinland India, Air India SATS, Bengaluru has become the first Air Cargo Terminal Operator in India to have a warehouse facility certified for TAPA FSR 2014 Class A.

Indian carriers urge PM not to scrap 5/20 rule

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 26, 2015 08:43 IST

The 5/20 rule bars domestic airlines from starting international operations till they have a fleet of 20 aircraft and five years of flying experience.

TUV Rheinland certifies Air India SATS, Bengaluru for Warehouse Security

India Infoline News Service | Bengaluru | August 25, 2015 14:43 IST

Air India SATS Air Freight Terminal at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru has been certified with TAPA FSR 2014 Class A Certification

SpiceJet spices up air travel with Red Hot Offers

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 24, 2015 15:20 IST

Customers can obtain their discounts simply by producing their SpiceJet boarding pass at these retail outlets, or by using a promo code for online shopping.

SpiceJet spices up air travel with Red Hot Offers

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 24, 2015 14:13 IST

Customers can obtain their discounts simply by producing their SpiceJet boarding pass at these retail outlets, or by using a promo code for online shopping.

DGCA suspends two Jet Airways pilots

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 23, 2015 06:19 IST

Jet Airways flight 9W-555, was reportedly unable to land because the pilots could not see the runway due to heavy rainfall.

Basic Instinct! Can ex-railway man Ashwani Lohani put Air India back on track

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 22, 2015 11:15 IST

Air Indias market share has tumbled to about 15% amid stiff competition from aggressive private carriers. It is sitting on RS. 500bn (US$7.6bn) of debt.

Aviation Newsletter - August 17 to 21, 2015

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 21, 2015 12:45 IST

SpiceJet announced sale of more than 1,00,000 seats on offer with one way fares starting as low as Rs. 799.

SpiceJet adds new flights and frequencies starting Oct 15

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 21, 2015 11:39 IST

SpiceJet has also introduced daily flights between Agartala and Chennai via Kolkata, and has increased frequencies on its daily flights between Hyderabad and Bengaluru, Delhi and Agartala (second flight added), Delhi and Kolkata (third flight added), Agartala and Kolkata (second flight added), Kolkata and Chennai (second flight added), Hyderabad and Mumbai (third flight added), and Hyderabad and Bengaluru (third flight added).

3-day sale: SpiceJet offering tickets for as low as Rs 799

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 21, 2015 10:34 IST

Report says that the one-way fare for this sale ranges from Rs 2,699 and Rs 799 covers destinations such as Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Bengaluru and Srinagar.

Mittu Chandilya appointed the Managing Director of AirAsia India

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 20, 2015 16:44 IST

The AirAsia India Board appointed Chandilya as the Managing Director and the first full time independent Executive Director of the company.

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