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Can Jewar airport be India's cultural gateway?

Can Jewar airport be India's cultural gateway?

Most of the airport terminals around the world are unfortunately designed to be...

Helicopter accidents: Sector too loosely regulated; business given priority over safety

Helicopter accidents: Sector too loosely regulated; business...

Operating helicopters is riskier as compared to flying jetliners and that risk arises...

Air India A321 tail strike offers valuable lessons on psychology of surprise

Air India A321 tail strike offers valuable lessons on psychology...

The captain entered a dilemma zone where, to avoid collision with a vehicle on the...

How yoga can help pilots in managing startle and shock better

How yoga can help pilots in managing startle and shock...

Startle and surprise can negatively influence pilot performance, leading to hasty...

How much longer must Bokaro wait for commercial flights to start?

How much longer must Bokaro wait for commercial flights...

Even if we conservatively assume an annual flight of 2 lakh passengers, it would...

Air India and Tata cultures apart; will they be happy together?

Air India and Tata cultures apart; will they be happy together?

There may be a large-scale resentment among the Air India employees when the new...

Covid-19 pandemic: 5 risk-based stages for air travel to become normal again

Covid-19 pandemic: 5 risk-based stages for air travel to...

Resumption of higher volumes of passenger travel will be dependent on a number of...

Covid-19 or aircraft evacuation, when does fear set in?

Covid-19 or aircraft evacuation, when does fear set in?

Even under high-risk situations, passengers have been observed to take their time...

Atmanirbhar Bharat in commercial planemaking far cry without political will

Atmanirbhar Bharat in commercial planemaking far cry without...

The dream of an Indian commercial aircraft was put on hold and the reason was primarily...

Covid-stretched airlines ignoring pilot fatigue; DGCA must act now

Covid-stretched airlines ignoring pilot fatigue; DGCA must...

A recently-concluded survey disclosed that 67% of the pilots and 74% of the air...

Why in-flight meals taste so different at 30,000 feet

Why in-flight meals taste so different at 30,000 feet

Under the combination of low pressure, dry air and high speed of the aircraft, the...

Boeing 737 Max could have seen 15 more crashes, but why did DGCA ignore threat?

Boeing 737 Max could have seen 15 more crashes, but why...

Boeing knew that if a pilot didn’t react to the unanticipated MCAS activation on...

Drones must honour privacy; regulators should not bow down to business lobbies

Drones must honour privacy; regulators should not bow down...

Privacy remains the critical component that will govern the use of UAS aka drones...

How Indian GAGAN can be safer now than ever before

How Indian GAGAN can be safer now than ever before

The ISRO and AAI have implemented and the DGCA has facilitated the GAGAN project...

West's stress on mindfulness after serious flight errors influenced by vipassana

West's stress on mindfulness after serious flight errors...

Tenets of Eastern culture have formed the foundation of business management and...

How a Vedic solution can make all the difference in pilot-training

How a Vedic solution can make all the difference in pilot-training

One-size-fits-all training is detrimental to the learning experience and the biggest...