Vistara expects normal ops by May; stretched roster caused flight disruptions: CEO Vinod Kannan Says
Acknowledging the validity of pilot concerns, Kannan assured that the airline is actively reviewing and discussing these issues. He also mentioned forthcoming contracts for pilots, designed to create more opportunities in the future.
Vistara Faces Major Flight Disruptions, Forced to Reduce Operations Amid Pilot Shortage
Insiders familiar with the matter anticipate that the number of cancellations may rise, with projections indicating that up to 70 flights could be affected by Tuesday. A spokesperson for Vistara acknowledged the significant disruptions experienced in recent days, attributing them to various factors such as crew unavailability.
Zooom Airline Resumes Operations in India, Unveils New Routes to Ayodhya
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The debut flight is set to utilize Bombardier CRJ 200ER aircraft for operations on the popular Delhi-Ayodhya route, renowned as one of the nation's premier spiritual tourism destinations, as per the airline's official statement.
Go First Extends Deadline for Financial Bids and EOI Submissions in Airline Acquisition Process Until January 19
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Notable entities expressing interest in acquiring Go First include Sky One, an aviation company based in Sharjah, US-based NS Aviation, and SpiceJet. Sky One acknowledged its interest but refrained from providing detailed comments at this early stage.
Wadia Group Maintains Financial Strength Amidst Go First's Bankruptcy; Sky One and SpiceJet Express Acquisition Interest
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Go First, established in 2005, voluntarily filed for bankruptcy in May 2023, citing outstanding debts exceeding Rs 6,521 crore, primarily owed to lenders, including a substantial portion owed to public sector banks.
Boeing 737 Max Fleet Under Safety Scrutiny as International Alert Spurs Indian Airline Checks
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The advisory was prompted by an inspection during routine maintenance by an undisclosed international airline, revealing a missing nut on a bolt.
IndiGo Achieves Milestone in Indian Aviation, Surpasses 2,000 Daily Flights
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The latest OAG Data for October 2023 places IndiGo among the top 10 airlines globally in terms of both frequency and seat capacity.