The decision to not fly with foreign pilots came after a foreign pilot employed by Jet Airways allegedly assaulted a trainer in Bengaluru.
Under the proposed 'digi yatra' initiative, the civil aviation ministry is looking to make "boarding pass and security interactions" digital.
The non-subsidised seats currently available were priced between Rs 5,300 and Rs 19,080, according to the website of Air India, whose subsidy, Alliance Air, operates the flights.
Little over half of the seats in the Shimla-bound flight, operated by Air India subsidiary Alliance Air with a plane having 42-seater plane, are being sold at the discounted fare of Rs 2,036, inclusive of taxes.
Under the scheme, airfare for an hour's journey (approximately 500 km) on a fixed wing aircraft or for a 30-minute journey on a helicopter would be capped at Rs 2,500.
AirAsia shared images of the customary water cannon salute given to its maiden flight to Bhubaneswar after it landed in the city.
Under the UDAN scheme, the government will extend subsidy in the form of viability gap funding to the operators flying on these routes.
Justin Bieber's concert in Mumbai's DY Patil Sports Stadium on May 10 is part of the singer's "Purpose World Tour", which kicked off in March last year in US.
The fast-growing Gulf carriers have turned their home airports into major hubs for international travellers, capturing a sizable chunk of travel between the West and Asia and Australasia.
The airline was ordered to reimburse the air-ticket's cost to a passenger, who was not allowed to board the plane two years back.
Flyers will be able to travel to destinations in Europe and North America with the Indian carrier's codeshare partners Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Delta Air Lines, Jet Airways said.
Ixigo keeps track of a user's preferred travel sectors and him or her a fare alert as soon as the fare drops, the travel search marketplace said in a press release.
The revised age limit has been implemented with immediate effect for all domestic sectors, just as the summer holiday season rush has begun.
According to the previous data furnished by aviation regulator DGCA, domestic air passenger traffic had increased 15.77 per cent in February to 86.55 lakh from 74.76 lakh during the corresponding month last year.
Mr Sinha disclosed this at the 11th edition of the Mindmine Summit organised by the Mindmine Institute, an independent think-tank set up by Hero Enterprise.
The cash back scheme for bookings made through payments made via MobiKwik includes holiday destinations such as Goa, Leh, Srinagar, Guwahati, Amritsar, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Bengaluru, Vistara said.
Lufthansa's comments come weeks after Qatar Airways Ltd. said it plans to start an airline in India with as many as 100 planes.
The Lufthansa Group operates 65 flights per week to New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru and Pune from its Frankfurt and Munich hubs.