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SpiceJet Airlines Ltd designated as a Scheduled Carrier to the United States Of America and UK

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SpiceJet designated as a Scheduled Carrier to the United States Of America and UK 

Currently, only the national carrier Air India is operating flights on India-US routes 

Budget carrier SpiceJet on Thursday said it has been designated as the "Indian Scheduled Carrier," to operate flights to the United States. SpiceJet would be the first Indian budget carrier to operate services to the United States.
This has been done in terms of the Air Services Agreement between India and the United States, SpiceJet said in the regulatory filing.
Currently, only the national carrier Air India is operating flights on India-US routes.
"This is to inform you that in terms of the Air Services Agreement between the Government of India and the Government of the United States of America, SpiceJet has been designated as Indian scheduled carrier to operate on agreed services between India and the USA," SpiceJet said in the regulatory filing.
Shares of SpiceJet were trading at 49.75, up 4.85 per…

Air India to send Crews and Staff on Long Leave Without pay for upto Five Years

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Air India to send Crews and Staff on Long Leave Without pay for upto Five Years

Air India has over 11,000 permanent employees on its rolls, which include staff from its subsidiary companies
National carrier Air India Limited's board of directors have approved a leave without pay (LWP) scheme for its permanent employees for a period of six months to two years, which is extendable to upto five years, in a bid to cut costs during the current pandemic.

"This Scheme (LWP) is being introduced for grant of leave without pay & allowances for permanent- employees, for a period of six months (extendable upto 5 years) or for a period of two years(extendable upto 5 years)at the discretion of the Management," Air India said in a staff notice on 14 July.
A copy of the notice has been reviewed by Flying-Crews.com
"(The) Board of Directors in its 102nd meeting held on 7th July, 2020 has approved a Scheme whereby …