flight cancellations

Air passenger traffic falls for second straight month


July 18th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic in June recorded a substantial fall of 3.84 percent at 51.08 lakh from 53.12 lakh in the corresponding month of 2011, ... Read more...

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Air India recorded highest number of cancellations in May


June 18th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Troubled Air India recorded the highest number of cancellations amongst all domestic carriers in May, official data revealed Monday.Data released by the aviation regulator, Directorate ... Read more...

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Air India losses mount to Rs.200 crore as crisis continues


May 18th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The crisis in Air India raged on for the 11th day Friday and the national carrier's losses mounted to Rs.200 crore as the impasse ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh calls Air India unions for talks (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Thursday called all Air India unions for talks next week in a bid to end the 10-day pilots' strike that ... Read more...

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Air India recorded highest number of cancellations in April


May 17th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Troubled national carrier Air India hit another low Thursday with official data revealing that the flag carrier had the highest number of cancellations amongst all ... Read more...

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Air India crisis enters 10th day, losses touch Rs.188 crore


May 17th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The Air India crisis entered its 10th day Thursday as the impasse between agitating pilots and the management continued and the carrier's losses mounted to ... Read more...

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AI’s contingency plan in place, only one flight cancelled


May 16th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Air India Wednesday implemented its contingency plan to salvage its international operations by clubbing flights to destinations in Europe and the US as the ... Read more...

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Air India tries to stabilise operation, scraps 10 more flights


May 15th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Air India Tuesday tried to stabilise its international operations by clubbing flights to destinations in Europe and the US as the pilots' strike continued ... Read more...

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Air India crisis: 26 pilots sacked, court steps in (Fourth Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) National carrier Air India sacked 26 more pilots who went on mass sick leave leading to several flight cancellations Wednesday, as the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Air India crisis: 10 pilots sacked, court steps in (Third Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) National carrier Air India sacked 10 more pilots who went on mass sick leave leading to several flight cancellations Wednesday, as the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Court steps in to normalise Air India operations (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Operations of national carrier Air India, affected for two consecutive days due to an employees agitation, may become normal after the Delhi High Court Wednesday ... Read more...

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DGCA to submit report on Kingfisher


March 14th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) India's airline regulator would soon submit a report on whether crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines is following the laid down norms, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday.Addressing ... Read more...

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Kingfisher stocks plunge 20 percent but pull up in noon trade


February 21st, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Shares of beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines which fell nearly 20 percent in early trade Tuesday managed to pull up by 7 percent in afternoon trade even ... Read more...

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More Kingfisher flights hit, government rules out bailout (Roundup)


February 20th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Around 35 flights of Kingfisher Airlines were cancelled Monday, disrupting operations for third day in a row and the government queered the runway ruling out ... Read more...

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Kingfisher flights hit for third day


February 20th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines operations continued to be disrupted for the third consecutive day with around 14 flights cancelled Monday, a day after the Directorate General of Civil ... Read more...

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Kingfisher blames bird hits for disruptions, DGCA orders probe (Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) India's aviation watchdog Sunday ordered an inquiry into the flight cancellations by Kingfisher Airlines which stranded thousands of passengers throughout the country, even as the ... Read more...

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Clear sky in Delhi, sunny day ahead


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) After braving a series of foggy and chilly days, Delhi got its share of bright and sunny weather Monday morning with the met department forecasting ... Read more...

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Air India pilots ’sick’, flights hit (Second Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Upset over non-payment of salaries, about 40 Air India pilots reported "sick" Saturday, leading to numerous cancellations of flights and leaving thousands of passengers ... Read more...

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11 Comtel Air officials booked in Amritsar


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Nov 23 (IANS) Controversial private airline Comtel Air, which recently asked passengers to pay nearly 23,000 pounds mid-air to complete their journey from Amritsar to Birmingham in England, ... Read more...

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267 unused flight slots by domestic airlines: DGCA


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Wednesday said it has found 267 slots unused by various airlines out of the total of 1,900 flight operation slots granted to ... Read more...

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Cancellations drive up air fares, DGCA keeping watch


November 17th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India's aviation watchdog Thursday said it was monitoring air fares which have hit a high due to flight cancellations by major airlines. "We have been monitoring ... Read more...

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Fears on Kingfisher’s viability grow, seeks government help


November 11th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines has sought the government's help in dealing with a major crisis which has seen the carrier cancel a number of flights ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport main runway shut till 11 p.m. Saturday


September 3rd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) The closure of Mumbai airport?s main runway has been extended till 11 p.m. Saturday as work to extricate a Turkish Airlines aircraft from slush continued despite ... Read more...

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Turkish Airlines plane skids; Mumbai airport shut till Saturday


September 3rd, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mumbai airport's main runway was shut down Friday after a Turkish Airlines Airbus aircraft skidded after landing and got stuck in the soft mud following heavy ... Read more...

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Air India cancelled 2,753 flights in the first six months: Ravi


August 10th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Wednesday said the national carrier Air India had the maximum number of flight cancellations - 2,753 flights - in the first six months ... Read more...

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Continental Airline says that sick pilots resulted in flight cancellations


July 27th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Houston, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Continental Airlines on Wednesday announced the cancellation of more than 20 flights because several of their pilots called in sick. The company subsequently advised their customers to ... Read more...

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Volcano ash forces Argentine flight cancellations


June 8th, 2011 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 8 (IANS) Ash from Chile's Puyehue volcano that erupted June 4 has caused the cancellation of many flights in Argentina, Xinhua reported.Ash clouds were spreading over the ... Read more...

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India-Europe flights unaffected as of now (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Indian air carriers Wednesday reported no cancellation of flights to Europe where volcanic ash from Iceland has grounded about 500 flights in Britain alone and ... Read more...

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India-Europe flights unaffected as of now


May 25th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Indian air carriers Wednesday reported no cancellation of flights to Europe, despite volcanic ash from Iceland grounding about 500 flights in Britain alone and covering ... Read more...

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Volcano eruption: Flight cancellations leave thousands stranded


May 25th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Thousands of passengers were stuck at airports across Britain as 500 flights were cancelled due to the Icelandic volcano eruption.Passengers were stranded at different airports, ... Read more...

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Conspiracy to kill Air India, alleges BJP


May 6th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Blaming the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for the crisis in Air India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday alleged there was a "conspiracy ... Read more...

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Air India to operate 40 domestic flights


May 1st, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Air India will operate 40 domestic flights Sunday, as opposed to its normal frequency of 165, as the strike by around half the airline's 1,600 ... Read more...

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Pilots’ strike: Air India to operate only 40 flights


May 1st, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): With the Air India pilots' strike entering its fifth day on Sunday, the national carrier is operating only 40 flights as against its regular 165."We are ... Read more...

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Air India stops ticket bookings for five days


April 28th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) National carrier Air India Thursday said it will stop accepting ticket bookings for the next five days to curb shortages in flights caused by the ... Read more...

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Storms in Chicago force 450 flight cancellations


April 21st, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 20 (IANS) Hail and torrential rains that hit Chicago area Tuesday night led to flight delays and cancellations of over 450 flights at O'Hare International and Midway airports, ... Read more...

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