North East  /  Published 27.01.19

Attention, we are about to land on the Brahmaputra

The dream of landing on the Brahmaputra here and at Umrangsu in Dima Hasao district of Assam in a seaplane has finally been made possible with the Centre selecting these two destinations in the Northe...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

India  /  Published 11.11.18

AI veteran fails booze test

Air India on Sunday grounded its chief of operations, Captain A.K. Kathpalia, after he allegedly failed to clear pre-flight alcohol test while another AI flight was delayed by over six hours after a p...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 14.03.19

Redressal route for airlines

The grounding of the Boeing B737 MAX globally could result in compensation claims from different airlines, including SpiceJet. The Indian airline company’s operations have been affected by the aviat...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.02.19

Printing of cancellation charges on air tickets may not be compulsory

The DGCA is unlikely to make it compulsory to print cancellation charges on air tickets.The aviation watchdog has suggested that the charges be “indicated prominently” at the time of booking, acco...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.02.20

DGCA proposes testing for psychoactive drugs

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has for the first time proposed testing of aviation personnel for psychoactive substances such as cannabis, opioids and their variants, officials said....
By The Telegraph in

Business  /  Published 02.05.20

Restrictions on airlines extended

The aviation regulator on Saturday extended the suspension of domestic and international commercial flight operations till May 17 following the extension of the nationwide lockdown for another two wee...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.04.19

Rivals eye plum slots

The crisis at Jet Airways has opened a window of opportunity for rivals with existing players such as SpiceJet and IndiGo rushing to grab the slots and garner market share in the peak summer season.Wi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 20.01.20

Air traffic growth hit

Aviation regulator DGCA on Monday said domestic air passenger traffic grew to 14.41 crore in 2019, an increase of just 3.74 per cent compared with 2018.The domestic air passenger traffic grew 18.6 per...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.04.19

Drill to overcome Jet lag

The government on Thursday asked airlines not to resort to predatory pricing after the grounding of Jet Airways’ planes led to a spike in ticket prices.Civil aviation secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.18

Air Deccan gets deadline for Jamshedpur flight

The Union civil aviation ministry is understood to have served a final notice to Air Deccan for launching flight services between Jamshedpur and Calcutta by the end of the year, failing which its righ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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