International Civil Aviation Organization: News

14 Dec 2022


ICAO's revelation sheds light on SpiceJet's cooked-up audit story

Earlier this month, budget carrier SpiceJet claimed that it passed an audit conducted by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) with flying colors.

31 Jul 2022


No need to panic: DGCA chief on recent flight snags

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) chief Arun Kumar on Sunday stated that recent technical issues with domestic flights would unlikely spark any chaos.

17 Feb 2021


Singapore: Indian-origin doctor known for establishing aviation medicine dies

Indian-origin doctor, Dr. Jarnail Singh, who became renowned as an expert on stopping communicable diseases spread via air travel and in establishing aviation medicine specialty, died on February 6 in Singapore, a media report said.

23 Jan 2020


Chinese city, epicenter of coronavirus outbreak, placed on lockdown

The city of Wuhan in central China has been placed on lockdown since the outbreak of a new coronavirus.

01 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

Amid Indo-Pak tension, Beijing cancels all flights to, from Pakistan

China has canceled all flights to and from Pakistan and rerouted its international aircraft flying over the Pakistani airspace due to the regional tensions, official media in Beijing reported today.

04 Dec 2018


Soon, robotic dogs could replace CISF's security dogs at airports

While the CISF currently uses dogs - German Shepherds, Labradors, and Belgian Malinois - for airport security, that could soon be a thing of the past.

04 Sep 2018


GST on overseas air tickets violates international norms: IATA Chief

Levying GST on overseas air tickets violates international norms and also weakens the competitiveness of carriers, IATA chief Alexandre de Juniac said Tuesday.

04 Jun 2018


India slammed by IATA for taxing international tickets, creeping re-regulation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today reprimanded India for taxing international tickets in contravention of the resolutions of the UN body International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).