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Kolkata airport makes negative Covid report must for flyers from these states

Kolkata airport makes negative Covid report must for flyers...

West Bengal, which is going through an eight-phase Assembly election at the moment,...

icon SpiceJet captain's spicy announcement spreads happiness amid Covid gloom

SpiceJet captain's spicy announcement spreads happiness...

Captain Mohit Kumar Teotia is a captain with a difference who has a mighty unique...

As Covid-battered Maharashtra shuts down, all flights shifted to CSMIA's T2

As Covid-battered Maharashtra shuts down, all flights shifted...

Maharashtra imposed a 15-day partial lockdown in the state from 8 pm on April 14...

Rs 98 crore heroin seized at Delhi airport: Smugglers exploring new routes

Rs 98 crore heroin seized at Delhi airport: Smugglers exploring...

Heroin is trafficked from Afghanistan and Pakistan to African countries, and from...

Covid-19: Delhi, Hyderabad airports unveil app for contactless end-to-end travel

Covid-19: Delhi, Hyderabad airports unveil app for contactless...

Apart from making air travel more convenient at every stage, the HOI app's importance...

Covid surge forces India to cancel meals on domestic flights under 2 hours

Covid surge forces India to cancel meals on domestic flights...

The concern is that lowering or removing masks while eating or drinking could be...

icon SpiceJet captain's spicy announcement spreads happiness amid Covid gloom

SpiceJet captain's spicy announcement spreads happiness...

Captain Mohit Kumar Teotia is a captain with a difference who has a mighty unique...

Covid surge forces India to cancel meals on domestic flights under 2 hours

Covid surge forces India to cancel meals on domestic flights...

The concern is that lowering or removing masks while eating or drinking could be...

Air India likely to get new owner by September this year

Air India likely to get new owner by September this year

The Air India disinvestment process has really gathered pace with the government...

Former Air India bidder emerges as TruJet's saviour

Former Air India bidder emerges as TruJet's saviour

The funds raised through an FDI of 49% in the company would be utilised to expand...

SpiceJet pays part of AAI dues, escapes bank guarantee encashment

SpiceJet pays part of AAI dues, escapes bank guarantee...

SpiceJet said that it has requested a waiver of interests for delayed payments made...

Tata inches closer to acquiring long lost offspring Air India: Report

Tata inches closer to acquiring long lost offspring Air...

Tata and the government reportedly have narrowed their differences to three key...

Kolkata airport makes negative Covid report must for flyers from these states

Kolkata airport makes negative Covid report must for flyers...

West Bengal, which is going through an eight-phase Assembly election at the moment,...

As Covid-battered Maharashtra shuts down, all flights shifted to CSMIA's T2

As Covid-battered Maharashtra shuts down, all flights shifted...

Maharashtra imposed a 15-day partial lockdown in the state from 8 pm on April 14...

Covid-19: Delhi, Hyderabad airports unveil app for contactless end-to-end travel

Covid-19: Delhi, Hyderabad airports unveil app for contactless...

Apart from making air travel more convenient at every stage, the HOI app's importance...

Mumbai airport slaps hefty fine on Covid norm violators

Mumbai airport slaps hefty fine on Covid norm violators

This action comes after the DGCA and Civil Aviation Minister suggested strict action...

Flying to Delhi from Covid-surge states? Get ready for random tests at airport

Flying to Delhi from Covid-surge states? Get ready for...

Active Covid-19 cases in the country reached 5,52,566 on March 31, 2021, registering...

Dholera airport to be Gujarat's biggest: Here's all you need to know

Dholera airport to be Gujarat's biggest: Here's all you...

The Dholera airport is expected to significantly reduce the load on the Ahmedabad...

Rs 98 crore heroin seized at Delhi airport: Smugglers exploring new routes

Rs 98 crore heroin seized at Delhi airport: Smugglers exploring...

Heroin is trafficked from Afghanistan and Pakistan to African countries, and from...

Fly Dubai passenger's face mask costs nearly Rs 3 lakh

Fly Dubai passenger's face mask costs nearly Rs 3 lakh

Mohamed Abdulla's mask appeared to be unusually heavy

Frocks, flasks, cans and fans: Smugglers try every trick at airports but fail to fox customs

Frocks, flasks, cans and fans: Smugglers try every trick...

Criminals are adopting a new modus operandi to smuggle goods into the country and...

5 times Indian airlines faced heat for 'harassing' passengers

5 times Indian airlines faced heat for 'harassing' passengers

The Manu Bhaker versus Air India incident is not the first time when passengers...

Noted shooter Manu Bhaker 'harassed' by Air India staff; airline pleads innocence

Noted shooter Manu Bhaker 'harassed' by Air India staff;...

Manu Bhaker alleged that the Air India staff and other officials at the Delhi airport...

This lehenga is very mehenga: Drugs worth Rs 1.7 crore seized at Delhi airport

This lehenga is very mehenga: Drugs worth Rs 1.7 crore...

Criminals had hidden 3,900 grams of MDMA, which is also known as 'ecstasy', in the...

[IN PICS] India's soft power reaches its height with Covid vaccine delivery

[IN PICS] India's soft power reaches its height with Covid...

As India undertakes the world's biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive at home, it has...

DGCA allows airlines to carry 22.5 kg cargo per seat in passenger compartments

DGCA allows airlines to carry 22.5 kg cargo per seat in...

DGCA made it clear that carrying passengers as well as cargo in the passenger compartments...

Operation Covid vaccine: SpiceJet carries corona-killer to Delhi, mega inoculation drive kicks off

Operation Covid vaccine: SpiceJet carries corona-killer...

Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri had indicated that nearly 30 crore Indians...

SpiceJet unveils another innovative service: SpiceTag

SpiceJet unveils another innovative service: SpiceTag

SpiceJet is fully ready for seamlessly transporting Covid-19 vaccines through a...

DGCA issues guidelines for carrying Covid vaccines as India gets ready for inoculation

DGCA issues guidelines for carrying Covid vaccines as India...

Covid-19 vaccines typically need storage temperatures of -8°C to -70°C, which makes...

Emirates carries Brazilian satellite to India for February 2021 launch

Emirates carries Brazilian satellite to India for February...

This was the first time that Emirates SkyCargo had transported a space satellite...

India's four polar flight heroines speak on tricky mission, personal struggles

India's four polar flight heroines speak on tricky mission,...

Captain Zoya Agarwal and her 'polar girls' Captain Thanmai Papagari, Captain Akanksha...

Believe it or not! 7-year-old Ugandan boy flies aircraft, wants to travel to Mars

Believe it or not! 7-year-old Ugandan boy flies aircraft,...

Graham Shema is an avid admirer of SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and wants to be a pilot...

US woman drives Covid out after 115-day battle, finds surprise gift awaiting her

US woman drives Covid out after 115-day battle, finds surprise...

Janice was in hospital and rehabilitation centres for about 115 days, including...

How this Vistara CIO and rescue pilot turned godsend for Covid patients

How this Vistara CIO and rescue pilot turned godsend for...

'When I saw the problem of the lack of ventilators or beds, I immediately thought...

Vince Reffet who soared neck and neck with world's largest passenger jet won't fly again

Vince Reffet who soared neck and neck with world's largest...

A free-flying world champion 'Jetman' Vince Reffet made a world record after he...

Finally a woman as head of India's aviation security body

Finally a woman as head of India's aviation security body

Usha Padhee, a 1996-batch IAS officer, is a joint secretary at the Ministry of Civil...

After Air India, Pawan Hans also gets 'multiple expressions of interest'

After Air India, Pawan Hans also gets 'multiple expressions...

The government had ‘in-principle’ decided to disinvest its entire equity shareholding...

Pawan Hans swayamvar delayed as Covid-19 scares suitors

Pawan Hans swayamvar delayed as Covid-19 scares suitors

On December 8 last year, the government had ‘in-principle’ decided to disinvest...

India may soon have highways in the sky too: Here’s all you need to know

India may soon have highways in the sky too: Here’s all...

These highways in the sky have been envisaged as exclusive corridors for testing...

Cricket viewers set for stunning new experience as drones allowed entry

Cricket viewers set for stunning new experience as drones...

BCCI and M/s Quidich were given a conditional exemption by MoCA and DGCA to use...

Pinned by Covid? 5 restaurants that won't let you miss flying

Pinned by Covid? 5 restaurants that won't let you miss...

From eating in a 'hangar' to dining in a dysfunctional Boeing 737, these restaurants...

5 global airlines that serve the tastiest, most lip-smacking meals

5 global airlines that serve the tastiest, most lip-smacking...

One of these airlines takes the help of Michelin chefs, while another has a chef...

Kannur airport turns into shoppers' delight as GMR opens first duty-free outlet

Kannur airport turns into shoppers' delight as GMR opens...

The duty-free shop will host over 100 liquor, tobacco and perfume labels in different...

Indian airports may allow flyers to buy 4 litres of liquor

Indian airports may allow flyers to buy 4 litres of liquor

Ahead of Budget 2021, the Association of Private Airport Operators (APAO) has called...

Buoyed by Covid vaccine rollout, airlines offer massive discounts to woo back flyers

Buoyed by Covid vaccine rollout, airlines offer massive...

Vaccine rollout and cheap fares are expected to lead to a substantial increase in...

After Covid-19 lull, Asian destinations go flat out to woo Indian tourists

After Covid-19 lull, Asian destinations go flat out to...

Indian visitors have, over the years, impressed the tourism industry by their spending...

5 Indian aviation films that you must not miss

5 Indian aviation films that you must not miss

These films are the Indian equivalents to a 'Sully' or 'Con Air' and are no pushovers

5 best aviation games for that glorious adrenaline rush

5 best aviation games for that glorious adrenaline rush

Whether you want to settle down with friends to pilot a jumbo jet or take up a savage...

Blogs and Opinion

India needs better preparedness to adopt Multi-Crew Pilot...

India has been following the traditional prescriptive training methodology with very few changes over the years

Aircraft

After drones, here comes the first autonomous commercial...

Xwing has developed technology for the plane to automatically detect and avoid other aircraft and obstacles

Blogs and Opinion

India's aviation ministry keeps Rs 1,450 crore unused even...

A Parliamentary panel apprehends significant underutilisation of the budgetary funds available with the MoCA

Aircraft

Boeing's fault-prone 737 Max can be flown over India, but...

The B737 Max was banned in 2019 following two fatal crashes within a space of about four and a half months

Blogs and Opinion

How airlines are cheating in the name of pilot training

If exorbitant flying training cost becomes a deterrent to talent, then it becomes a safety issue

Airports

Kolkata airport makes negative Covid report must for flyers...

West Bengal, which is going through an eight-phase Assembly election at the moment, reported a record single-day spike with 8,419...