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  • View: DGCA no-photo order hurts passengers the most Sep 13, 2020 11:27 AM IST

    View: DGCA no-photo order hurts passengers the most

    Aviation regulator’s order barring photos at a government airport or from an aircraft in flight has been passed without much thought to the significant inconvenience it causes all around.

  • Investigators find Rs 30 million in wreckage of crashed Pakistan aircraft May 29, 2020 08:20 AM IST

    Investigators find Rs 30 million in wreckage of crashed Pakistan aircraft

    Flight PK-8303 from Lahore to Karachi crashed in a residential area near Karachi International Airport on Friday, with only two passengers miraculously surviving the crash.

  • US believes Iran brought down Ukraine airliner with anti-aircraft missiles: Officials Jan 10, 2020 07:52 AM IST

    US believes Iran brought down Ukraine airliner with anti-aircraft missiles: Officials

    Citing an extensive review of satellite data, one official said the U.S. government had concluded with a high degree of certainty that Iranian anti-aircraft missiles brought down the plane.

  • Grounded and inefficient aircraft bloat airline losses Nov 15, 2019 08:43 AM IST

    Grounded and inefficient aircraft bloat airline losses

    Add to that the structural challenge of low yields and high taxes

  • PM Modi meets innovator who built experimental aircraft Oct 21, 2019 02:25 PM IST

    PM Modi meets innovator who built experimental aircraft

    On Sunday, the prime minister met a young innovator Amol Yadav. A pilot by profession, he had taken up the initiative of manufacturing of small aircrafts in India.

  • All A320 Neo operators in compliance with weight balance directives, says DGCA Sep 18, 2019 08:40 PM IST

    All A320 Neo operators in compliance with weight balance directives, says DGCA

    At present Indigo, Goair, Air India and Vistara operate the Neo-engine powered A320 planes.

  • Jet Airways to operate 14 planes on Thursday Apr 11, 2019 08:08 AM IST

    Jet Airways to operate 14 planes on Thursday

    Of the 14 aircraft, eight are wide-body planes generally used for long-haul international operations, the source said.

  • In Pics | 67-year-old Irishman donates his life's collection of 2,300 miniature aeroplanes - here's a look Sep 28, 2018 06:05 PM IST

    In Pics | 67-year-old Irishman donates his life's collection of 2,300 miniature aeroplanes - here's a look

    How long does love for aeroplanes last in people's lives? Irishman Michael Kelly, 67, has made sure that it lives forever. Kelly has donated his lifetime collection of over two thousand model aircraft, touted as the world's largest in the world. Here's a look at some of the planes from his coveted collection:

  • Undertake study of aircraft movement in Mumbai: Shiv Sena Jun 30, 2018 03:55 PM IST

    Undertake study of aircraft movement in Mumbai: Shiv Sena

    "The Ghatkopar incident should be considered as a warning for an impending danger. Mumbai's geography, rising population, cramped and tall buildings needed to be studied with respect to movement of aircraft and their security." Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' warned.

  • Suresh Prabhu seeks US help to locally manufacture aircraft May 10, 2018 05:03 PM IST

    Suresh Prabhu seeks US help to locally manufacture aircraft

    "The US is a leader in the aviation space and we will be very happy to collaborate with them to locally manufacture civil and defence aircraft," Prabbu told the sixth Indo-US aviation summit here.

  • Aircraft grounded only for passenger safety, says Suresh Prabhu Mar 13, 2018 03:05 PM IST

    Aircraft grounded only for passenger safety, says Suresh Prabhu

    The aviation regulator's move has resulted in flight cancellations by IndiGo and GoAir as the two airlines have grounded 11 A320 neo aircraft following the directive. Against this backdrop, Prabhu said it is DGCA's prerogative and that safety is paramount.

  • SpiceJet inks $12.5 bn deal with Safran for aircraft engines Mar 10, 2018 06:58 PM IST

    SpiceJet inks $12.5 bn deal with Safran for aircraft engines

    At current exchange rate, the deal is worth more than Rs 81,000 crore and is one of the biggest in the aviation sector.

  • China's 2nd aircraft carrier's sea trial likely in February: report Jan 09, 2018 02:16 PM IST

    China's 2nd aircraft carrier's sea trial likely in February: report

    China had launched its second aircraft carrier in April 2017 after it commissioned the first carrier the Liaoning, a re-fitted Soviet Union-made vessel in 2012.

  • Ships, aircraft search Philippine Sea for 3 missing in crash Nov 23, 2017 09:36 AM IST

    Ships, aircraft search Philippine Sea for 3 missing in crash

    Eight people were rescued about 40 minutes after the crash of the C-2 "Greyhound" transport aircraft yesterday, the Navy said. They were taken aboard the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier and were in good condition.

  • Airbus in $40bn deal to sell 430 A320s to US firm: Source Nov 15, 2017 12:08 PM IST

    Airbus in $40bn deal to sell 430 A320s to US firm: Source

    The deal is expected to be officially announced later today at the Dubai Air Show, they added. The aviation giant is expected to hold a press conference around 1000 GMT.

  • US to release EMALS technology to India for aircraft carriers Oct 18, 2017 12:42 PM IST

    US to release EMALS technology to India for aircraft carriers

    The decision comes ahead of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to India. A formal date of the visit has not been announced yet.

  • India tops domestic air traffic growth in June: IATA Aug 04, 2017 07:45 AM IST

    India tops domestic air traffic growth in June: IATA

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said India tops the growth chart in the first half of this year. As per the data, India's domestic air traffic growth rose 20.3 per cent in June, the highest among major markets. The demand is measured in terms of total revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs.

  • AirAsia India adds another A320 to its fleet Aug 01, 2017 03:49 PM IST

    AirAsia India adds another A320 to its fleet

    The airline has also added an additional flight on Bengaluru–Bhubaneshwar and Kolkata–Bhubaneshwar routes, a release today said.

  • Boeing expects India to order up to 2,100 aircraft over 20 years Jul 31, 2017 12:36 PM IST

    Boeing expects India to order up to 2,100 aircraft over 20 years

    India is one of the world's fastest-growing aviation markets with domestic passenger traffic growing at more than 20 percent a year over the last few years.

  • India, Russia contract soon on 5th generation fighter aircraft Jul 19, 2017 01:23 PM IST

    India, Russia contract soon on 5th generation fighter aircraft

  • India pitches to private companies for help in defence drive May 12, 2017 08:25 AM IST

    India pitches to private companies for help in defence drive

    Local companies will be chosen as strategic partners that can combine with foreign firms to manufacture single-engine fighter aircraft, helicopters, submarines and armoured vehicles, according to the document.

  • IndiGo on smooth runway: After clocking 900 flights a day, Captain Aditya Ghosh aims for 1,000 Apr 10, 2017 08:32 AM IST

    IndiGo on smooth runway: After clocking 900 flights a day, Captain Aditya Ghosh aims for 1,000

    This is the highest number of flights operated by an Indian airline on a single day. Aditya Ghosh, enthused by the news, is gunning for 1000 flights for the airline soon.

  • India keen to acquire MiG-29 fighter jets from Malaysia: PM Apr 05, 2017 07:31 PM IST

    India keen to acquire MiG-29 fighter jets from Malaysia: PM

    India is keen to buy MiG-29 fighter jets from Malaysia and upgrade them for use by its air force, Prime Minister Najib Razak has said.

  • Is SpiceJet stock at cruising altitude or can it fly even higher? Apr 03, 2017 04:07 PM IST

    Is SpiceJet stock at cruising altitude or can it fly even higher?

    The experts generally keep a positive on the stock, but remain slightly cautious since it has rallied 38 percent in March alone.

  • Air India to raise $470 mn for purchasing four Boeing 787 planes Mar 05, 2017 03:00 PM IST

    Air India to raise $470 mn for purchasing four Boeing 787 planes

    The government-owned Air India is looking to raise short-term loans worth over Rs 3,000 crore to partly fund acquisition of four Boeing 787 planes.

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