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Follow these 6 hacks to get over jet lag

03 Aug 2019

Follow these 6 hacks to get over jet lag

You get off your plane after a long flight to make that much-awaited trip happen, but are hit by tremendous fatigue, and then all you want to do is lie down on your bed and sleep. We feel you.

Six reasons why your airline may deny you boarding

02 Aug 2019

Six reasons why your airline may deny you boarding

Planning a trip and heading to a new place is always exciting.

American Airlines staff makes woman 'cover up' before boarding flight

10 Jul 2019

American Airlines staff makes woman 'cover up' before boarding flight

A US woman was temporarily removed from an American Airlines flight for wearing "inappropriate" clothing. Tisha Rowe (37), a resident of Houston (Texas), said she and her 8-year-old son weren't allowed to board the flight until she "covered up."

Russia: Plane catches fire mid-air, makes emergency landing; 13 dead

06 May 2019

Russia: Plane catches fire mid-air, makes emergency landing; 13 dead

At least 13 people have died after a fire broke out on board a passenger plane in Russia on Sunday.

Bangladesh: Dubai-bound flight makes emergency landing after hijack attempt

24 Feb 2019

Bangladesh: Dubai-bound flight makes emergency landing after hijack attempt

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight going to Dubai from Dhaka via Chittagong in Bangladesh made an emergency landing at the Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong reportedly after a hijacking attempt.

On this airline, flight attendants can now make individual tips

09 Jan 2019

On this airline, flight attendants can now make individual tips

If you are planning to travel by Frontier Airlines this year, you are likely to be asked by the flight attendant for a tip.

IndiGo plane makes emergency landing after smoke detected in cabin

11 Dec 2018

IndiGo plane makes emergency landing after smoke detected in cabin

In a terrifying incident, thick smoke spread inside the cabin of a Kolkata-bound IndiGo flight causing it to make an emergency landing.

'IndiGo first Indian-carrier to have 200 aircraft in its fleet'

07 Dec 2018

'IndiGo first Indian-carrier to have 200 aircraft in its fleet'

Budget carrier IndiGo has said that it has become the first domestic airline to have 200 aircraft in its fleet.

Airplane engine falls apart mid-flight; passengers offered complimentary breakfast

04 Dec 2018

Airplane engine falls apart mid-flight; passengers offered complimentary breakfast

Death is inevitable and can hit you anytime.

Pilots call in 'sick', Jet Airways cancels 14 flights

03 Dec 2018

Pilots call in 'sick', Jet Airways cancels 14 flights

Leading airline Jet Airways canceled 14 flights on Sunday after many pilots, upset with unpaid salaries, called in 'sick'.

#FinancialBytes: 5 best credit cards in India for frequent flyers

14 Nov 2018

#FinancialBytes: 5 best credit cards in India for frequent flyers

For many, traveling is a passion and an escape from their hectic life. Though traveling has become popular in India, it has also become expensive.

Woman carries free apple from Delta-Airlines, slapped with $500 fine

24 Apr 2018

Woman carries free apple from Delta-Airlines, slapped with $500 fine

In a bizarre incident, a trip back home from Paris got unnecessarily expensive for Colorado woman Crystal Tadlock. She was fined $500 for carrying an apple given to her by Delta Airlines.

Now control your paper planes with a smartphone app

19 Feb 2018

Now control your paper planes with a smartphone app

US-based start-up PowerUp has created paper planes that can be controlled by smartphones.

Mumbai airport sets new flight handling world record

05 Feb 2018

Mumbai airport sets new flight handling world record

Mumbai airport, the busiest single-runway airport in the world, broke its own flight handling record on 20th January when it handled 980 arrivals and landings in 24 hours.

Airlines scrap Rs. 3,000 fee on canceled domestic tickets

18 Dec 2017

Airlines scrap Rs. 3,000 fee on canceled domestic tickets

Airlines in India will no longer levy a Rs. 3,000 charge when travelers cancel domestic tickets.

How red tape killed this pilot's 'Make in India' dream

13 Oct 2017

How red tape killed this pilot's 'Make in India' dream

Amol Yadav, a Mumbai-based pilot, built a six-seater aircraft on the terrace of his home.

This start-up aims to fly hybrid-electric planes by 2022

08 Oct 2017

This start-up aims to fly hybrid-electric planes by 2022

The aviation industry is a lifesaver for most of us, but what if it could be upgraded to save time and costs and reduce emissions?

Planes without a pilot, are you okay with that idea?

05 Sep 2017

Planes without a pilot, are you okay with that idea?

We are very close to having driverless cars. Therefore, it's about time that we discuss the natural progression -pilotless planes.

AI flight veers off runway at Kochi airport, no casualties

05 Sep 2017

AI flight veers off runway at Kochi airport, no casualties

A major accident was averted when an Air India flight from Abu Dhabi landed at the Kochi Airport this morning around 2:40am and veered off the runway.

Planes without a pilot, are you okay with that idea?

09 Aug 2017

Planes without a pilot, are you okay with that idea?

We are very close to having driverless cars. Therefore, it's about time that we discuss the natural progression -pilotless planes.

Australian police thwart ISIS-sponsored plot to bomb commercial airplane

05 Aug 2017

Australian police thwart ISIS-sponsored plot to bomb commercial airplane

Australian police said a terror suspect attempted to smuggle a bomb on an airplane by planting it into the luggage of his unsuspecting brother.

Microsoft co-founder launches world's largest airplane

01 Jun 2017

Microsoft co-founder launches world's largest airplane

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has completed work on the world's largest airplane, the Stratolaunch. The beast emerged out of its California hangar for the first time on May 31.

New Boeing 737 MAX's tests flights halted over engine issue

12 May 2017

New Boeing 737 MAX's tests flights halted over engine issue

US aerospace major Boeing has temporarily halted its new 737 MAX aircraft's test flights over potential engine problems.