Articles about International Civil Aviation Organization

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

17 Feb 2021

World
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.

Chinese city, epicenter of coronavirus outbreak, placed on lockdown

23 Jan 2020

World
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.

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

01 Mar 2019

World
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.

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

04 Dec 2018

India
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.

India's two busiest airports to shut down runways for repair

05 Oct 2018

India
India's two busiest airports to shut down runways for repair

Two of India's busiest airports, the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi and the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, will shut down their runways for repair for 13 days from November 15 this year, and between February and March next year, respectively.

GST on overseas air tickets violates international norms: IATA Chief

04 Sep 2018

India
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.

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

04 Jun 2018

World
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).

Qatar Airways to launch India's first fully foreign-owned airline

09 Mar 2017

Business
Qatar Airways to launch India's first fully foreign-owned airline

Sources have confirmed that Qatar Airways seeks to launch India's first fully foreign-owned domestic airline.