Air Traffic Control
West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.18

Flights on collision course near Calcutta

Two Indian domestic flights averted a potential mid-air clash on Wednesday in Bangladesh airspace, thanks to a Calcutta air traffic control (ATC) alert in the nick of time, airport officials said. A G...
By Our Special Correspondent in

India  /  Published 23.03.20

Tube test relief for ATCs

Delhi High Court on Monday suspended breathalyser tests through the tube process for air traffic controllers in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, saying ATCs could not be put to further risk in th...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.19

Safety scare on runway

Two planes allegedly entered the same runway of the city airport for take-off at the same time from opposite ends on Friday morning, officials said.Alerted by the pilot of one of the aircraft, the air...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.19

New ATC tower at airport by July

By July, Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi will have a new air traffic control (ATC) tower which will offer better visibility for flight operators who will also have at their disposal better equipment tha...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.20

Plane returns after mid-air bomb scare

A Calcutta-Mumbai AirAsia flight carrying 114 passengers returned to the city less than an hour after take-off on Saturday night after a passenger allegedly handed over a note to the cabin crew that s...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.19

The dark side of Makar Sankranti

Sir — Flying kites is an essential part of Makar Sankranti celebrations in various parts of India. But each year on this day, several creatures, especially birds, get injured by kite strings laced w...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.19

DGCA’s safety order for pilots

The directorate general of civil aviation has issued an advisory to all airlines asking them to instruct their pilots to “refrain from landing with unstabilised approach while experiencing adverse w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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