Wednesday April 23, 2014
The Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday amended the rule which bans use of portable electronic devices (PEDs), allowing their usage in all phases of the flight - including take-off and landing - but on a non-transmitting mode, comm...
World | Associated Press | Tuesday April 22, 2014
A 16-year-old boy scrambled over an airport fence, crossed a tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii - a misadventure that stirred concern about possible weak spots in the security system that prot...
Monday April 21, 2014
Justice Manmohan, however, refused to stay the show-cause notice issued by DGCA to the charter airline for allegedly violating the civil aviation requirement of pre-flight breath analysis of its pilots.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 18, 2014
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is set to be the most expensive in aviation history, analysts say, as efforts to find the aircraft deep under the Indian Ocean show no signs of slowing.
Thursday April 17, 2014
Air India plans to sell three of its Boeing 777s for mopping up resources to stem its liabilities, according to sources, barely four months after selling five of these planes to Gulf carrier Etihad Airways.
Thursday April 17, 2014
The fare war started by budget carrier SpiceJet in January that led to cuts by other domestic players remains unabated with the Kalanithi Maran promoted-airline now coming up with another low fare offer from select cities.
World | Associated Press | Thursday April 17, 2014
Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific yields no evidence of the wreckage of the missing plane piloted by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.
Wednesday April 16, 2014
Confirming that they had received the DGCA notice, a spokesperson of the company owned by infrastructure major GMR said a written response would be shortly sent to the aviation regulator and expressed hope that the 11 pilots and six cabin crew would ...
Tuesday April 15, 2014
No frills airlines SpiceJet and IndiGo on Tuesday merged fuel surcharge with base fares, saying it would simplify the prevailing fare structure.
Tuesday April 15, 2014
Following apprehensions expressed on these lines by various quarters, the aviation regulator has given effect to amendments in a rule relating to grant of flying permits to new airlines in the country, official sources said here.
Reuters | Monday April 14, 2014
The number of commercial planes worldwide with Wi-Fi, cell service or both is expected to more than triple over the next 10 years, to 14,000 from about 4,000 currently.
World | Associated Press | Monday April 14, 2014
Here are the most prominent moments in which hopes of solving the tragic aviation mystery were dashed.
Sunday April 13, 2014
For the first time, Indian banks have started evincing interest in financing aircraft purchase, with Bank of India (BoI) extending a loan of $200 million to Air India to finance the acquisition of three Dreamliners, according to official sources.
Friday April 11, 2014
To enhance on-time performance in its domestic network, the Jet Airways Group today said it will extend the practice of closing domestic check-in counters 45 minutes before departure to all non-metro airports with immediate effect.
World | Reuters | Friday April 11, 2014
Malaysia's government has begun investigating civil aviation and military authorities to determine why opportunities to identify and track Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 were missed in the chaotic hours after it vanished, two officials said.
Wednesday April 9, 2014
Representatives of Jet Airways and Etihad Airways on Wednesday met Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) officials and sought an early clearance to their Rs 2,060-crore deal from the capital market watchdog, according to sources.
Election 2014 | NDTV.com | Thursday April 10, 2014
Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh, a six-term MP from the Jat-dominated Baghpat who joined the UPA in 2012 to become the civil aviation minister, faces a formidable rival in the form of former Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh, who has been ...
World | Kirk Semple, New York Times | Wednesday April 9, 2014
As the intensive hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 entered its second month Tuesday, the only certainty was that it would become the most expensive search and recovery effort in aviation history, with an international fleet of ships and planes sc...
Tuesday April 8, 2014
Carrying on with its low-fare offers, SpiceJet has now started giving limited-period discounted tickets to flyers from Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.
World | Reuters | Tuesday April 8, 2014
The hunt for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 is on track to cost hundreds of millions of dollars, becoming the most expensive search in aviation history with 26 countries contributing planes, ships, submarines and satellites to the internatio...