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Water tanker hits Qatar Airways plane at Kolkata airport, none hurt

The aircraft that took the hit has been taken away for repairs soon after the incident.

01 Nov 2018 1:01 PM

Team inspects Kochi naval base before starting commercial flight ops in Kerala

The Kochi naval base will be used by carriers such as Alliance Air to operate 70-seater ATR aircraft to places such as Bengaluru.

19 Aug 2018 5:56 PM

Kerala floods: DGCA asks airlines to increase flights, cap airfare

Airlines were asked to cap max fare around Rs 10,000 on longer routes and around Rs 8000 on shorter, to or from Kerala and nearby airports.

18 Aug 2018 11:59 AM

Jet Airways flight to Mumbai aborts take-off at Riyadh Airport, passengers safe

Sources said the pilot found an object on the runway and decided to abort take off, braking hard to ensure the plane stopped on the runway.

03 Aug 2018 10:59 AM

2 IndiGo planes avert mid-air collision over Bangalore airspace

The aircraft involved in the incident were operating on Coimbatore-Hyderabad and Bangalore-Cochin routes.

12 Jul 2018 1:05 PM


IndiGo plane, Indian Air Force jets avert mid-air mishap over Chennai

The two aircraft were just '300 feet' away from each other at the time of the incident, which took place on May 21.

24 May 2018 8:40 PM

‘Dumping human waste mid-air’ claim bogus, says DGCA

The committee members were directed to send the samples for tests to ascertain whether it was human or bird excreta.

22 May 2018 6:06 AM

Suspended pilots didn’t fly planes, Jet tells Delhi HC

The court listed the matter for further hearing on May 22.

16 May 2018 6:12 AM

Indian airports struggle to cope with massive surge in passenger numbers

India is witnessing huge boom in air travel as its growing middle class increasingly takes to the skies but infra is failing to keep up.

18 Mar 2018 12:28 PM

2 senior pilots of Jet Airways derostered for fighting inside cockpit

The scuffle between the pilot and the co-pilot began when the flight was scheduled for take-off to Mumbai on New Year's Day.

03 Jan 2018 8:22 PM


Felt like terrorist: Woman accuses AirAsia crew in B'luru of sexual harassment

AirAsia India has denied the charge and said it dealt with the incident as per laid down procedure.

11 Nov 2017 2:06 PM

Duty hours over: Pilot refuses to fly; passengers taken to Jaipur from Delhi by road

Some of the passengers were taken to Delhi by road while others were provided hotel stay. Rest were sent in another flight next morning.

10 Nov 2017 10:32 AM

Over 130 pilots, 430 crew members of Air India likely to be grounded

These crew members have regularly been evading the breath analyser test over a period of time for flights to and from certain destinations.

05 Sep 2017 4:30 PM

Flight ops suspended twice at Delhi airport as 'drone-like' object spotted

Dozens of flights were impacted due to the halt twice during the day and the Delhi Police would be registering a case on the incidents.

21 Aug 2017 1:02 PM

DGCA notice period norms for pilots many hit expansion plans

The DGCA norms regarding notice period are also facing opposition from some airline unions.

20 Aug 2017 10:47 AM


Video: DGCA probing stunt footage shot on runway

A group of nine models stood on an airstrip, probably in Rajasthan, and a nine-seater turboprop took off right behind them.

14 Jul 2017 2:00 PM

Delhi: 5 passengers injured after jet blast shatters IndiGo bus window

The matter is being probed by aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

08 Jul 2017 3:27 PM

Uttarakhand: 1 crew member dies, 2 suffer injuries in chopper accident

All 5 passengers in the Agusta 119 helicopter, headed to Haridwar from Badrinath, were reported safe.

10 Jun 2017 11:16 AM

DGCA files complaint against 34 pilots; Aviation Minister calls for cooperation

When asked about the incident involving the pilots and the DGCA, Sinha said it was "unfortunate".

07 Jun 2017 2:35 PM

'No-fly list': New rules today for airlines banning passengers

The Civil Aviation Requirements (CAR) are being amended by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to facilitate such a list.

05 May 2017 9:43 AM