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  • Ashok Gajapathi Raju Rules Out Privatisation of Air India

    Ashok Gajapathi Raju Rules Out Privatisation of Air India

    Ruling out the possibility of privatisation of Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today said several decisions like those on aircraft purchases were "forced" on it and taken without any planning in mind.

  • Lufthansa Suspends Flights to Tel Aviv for Another Day

    Lufthansa Suspends Flights to Tel Aviv for Another Day

    German aviation group Lufthansa said on Wednesday it was suspending services to Tel Aviv for another day over security concerns amid the escalating Gaza conflict, after halting flights for 36 hours.

  • Singapore Tells Airlines to Review Conflict Zone Risk Assessment

    Singapore Tells Airlines to Review Conflict Zone Risk Assessment

    Singapore's civil aviation authority has asked airlines based in the city-state to review their risk assessment of conflict zones following the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner over Ukraine last week.

  • John Kerry Flies to Tel Aviv Despite Federal Aviation Administration Ban

    John Kerry Flies to Tel Aviv Despite Federal Aviation Administration Ban

    The top US diplomat defied a Federal Aviation Administration ban and flew into Israel's main airport Wednesday in a sign of sheer will to achieve a cease-fire agreement in the warring Gaza Strip despite little evidence of progress in ongoing negotiat...

  • Wright Brothers' Mechanic Honoured at Ohio Aviation Museum

    Wright Brothers' Mechanic Honoured at Ohio Aviation Museum

    The bike mechanic who designed and built the lightweight aluminum engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft was honoured this week with a bronze bust at an aviation museum in Ohio.

  • MH17 Has Strong Echoes of 1983 Korean Tragedy

    MH17 Has Strong Echoes of 1983 Korean Tragedy

    The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine has stirred memories of a 1983 incident when a Korean passenger jet was shot down by Soviet fighters in what then US president Ronald Reagan called a mid-air "massacre".

  • Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Over Gaza Rocket Threat

    Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Over Gaza Rocket Threat

    Major US, European and Canadian airlines canceled flights to and from Israel Tuesday, after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near its main international airport in Tel Aviv.

  • MH17 Black Boxes to be Sent to UK Lab: Malaysia

    MH17 Black Boxes to be Sent to UK Lab: Malaysia

    The black boxes recovered from the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine will be sent to British aviation investigators for analysis, Malaysia has said.

  • Flight Bans Show Skittishness Over Trouble Spots

    Flight Bans Show Skittishness Over Trouble Spots

    When US and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.

  • In International Flight, Volatile Conflicts Abound

    In International Flight, Volatile Conflicts Abound

    In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Ga...

  • More New Airlines Likely to Fly in Indian Skies in Coming Months

    More New Airlines Likely to Fly in Indian Skies in Coming Months

    With the government granting flying licences to four of the six companies which had sought permits for launching scheduled, private or charter air operations, several more new airlines are likely to fly in the Indian skies in the coming months.

  • Vital Evidence Feared Withheld by Ukraine's Rebels

    Vital Evidence Feared Withheld by Ukraine's Rebels

    "What exactly are they trying to hide?" President Barack Obama asked on Monday as he demanded that Ukrainian rebels give investigators access to the wreckage of the downed jetliner.

  • Air Insurers Worry After Malaysia Airlines' Latest Crash

    Air Insurers Worry After Malaysia Airlines' Latest Crash

    Malaysia Airlines' two crashes in less than five months are sending tremors through the aviation insurance market - not least because the carrier's $2.25 billion overall liability policy is mysteriously missing a standard clause that usually limits i...

  • Random Checks Catch 99 Tipsy Indian Pilots Since 2011

    Random Checks Catch 99 Tipsy Indian Pilots Since 2011

    Random Indian pre-flight safety checks have caught 99 tipsy pilots since 2011, the national aviation minister told Parliament on Monday.

  • Malaysia Airlines Plane Diverts From Ukraine to Syria

    Malaysia Airlines Plane Diverts From Ukraine to Syria

    Malaysia Airlines has defended itself after confirming that it diverted a London to Kuala Lumpur flight over Syrian airspace when its usual route over Ukraine was closed in the wake of Thursday's MH17 crash.

  • Chennai Airport Check Shows Bad Toilets, Food Court

    Chennai Airport Check Shows Bad Toilets, Food Court

    MPS across parties had complained about dirty toilets, food court

  • Kingfisher, Jet, SpiceJet Owe About Rs 377 Cr to Airports Authority

    Kingfisher, Jet, SpiceJet Owe About Rs 377 Cr to Airports Authority

    Cases have been filed in the Bombay High Court against Kingfisher which has shut operations, Minister of State for Civil Aviation G M Siddeshwara said in reply to a question in the Lok Sabha.

  • AirAsia India Starts Bangalore-Kochi Flight Service

    AirAsia India Starts Bangalore-Kochi Flight Service

    AirAsia India, the domestic arm of Malaysian airline AirAsia, on Sunday added Kochi to its network with the launch of a daily flight service from Bangalore.

  • GoAir Achieves 10.1 Per Cent Market Share in June

    GoAir Achieves 10.1 Per Cent Market Share in June

    GoAir achieved 10.1 per cent market share in June, the Wadia Group-promoted the airline said on Sunday.

  • Worldwide Legal Claims Could Await Malaysia Airlines after Jet Downed

    Worldwide Legal Claims Could Await Malaysia Airlines after Jet Downed

    Malaysia Airlines may need to convince judges from several countries that it was not negligent to send a plane over war-torn eastern Ukraine if the airline hopes to avoid an outsize legal exposure for the downing of Flight MH17, aviation lawyers said...

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