Tag: Indian aviation

Blogs and Opinion
India needs better preparedness to adopt Multi-Crew Pilot Licence

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

India has been following the traditional prescriptive training methodology with...

Blogs and Opinion
India's aviation ministry keeps Rs 1,450 crore unused even as Covid rages on

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

A Parliamentary panel apprehends significant underutilisation of the budgetary funds...

Blogs and Opinion
How airlines are cheating in the name of pilot training

How airlines are cheating in the name of pilot training

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

Airports
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,...

Flights
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...

Blogs and Opinion
SpiceJet bends all rules to fly to dangerous Pakyong; DGCA doesn't care

SpiceJet bends all rules to fly to dangerous Pakyong; DGCA...

The dimensions and design of SpiceJet's Dash 8-Q400 planes make them totally unsuited...

Security
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...

Airports
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...

Blogs and Opinion
IndiGo plane avoids crash by 30 seconds, leaves many lessons in its wake

IndiGo plane avoids crash by 30 seconds, leaves many lessons...

It is recommended that operators increase training on maintaining situational awareness...

Blogs and Opinion
Why India's Hansa-NG trainer aircraft loses out to global competition

Why India's Hansa-NG trainer aircraft loses out to global...

Despite its shortcomings, Hansa-NG is important because it marks India's entry into...

Flights
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...

Airports
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...

Flights
GoAir to become ultra low cost carrier: What it means for passengers

GoAir to become ultra low cost carrier: What it means for...

ULCCs look to unravel latent discretionary dollars that can be diverted to air travel...

Flights
SpiceJet's zero change fee gift for flyers: What it is all about

SpiceJet's zero change fee gift for flyers: What it is...

This offer would be applicable for bookings made between March 27 and April 4 for...

Flights
IndiGo's masterstroke to woo Covid-spooked flyers: Door-to-door baggage transfer

IndiGo's masterstroke to woo Covid-spooked flyers: Door-to-door...

IndiGo's initiative could go a long way in rekindling demand that had started to...

Security
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