02 Mar 2020
Soon, you will get Wi-Fi on domestic Indian flights
Finally, you will be able to use internet service on domestic Indian flights.
03 Jan 2020
Rolls-Royce is developing world's fastest electric plane: See pictures
As NASA continues with the vision of building the X-59 quiet supersonic jet, Rolls-Royce is setting its eyes on mastering the field of electric flight.
26 Aug 2019
Certain Apple MacBook Pro models banned from flights: Details here
In what may prove itself to be an inconvenience for Apple users, certain models of the MacBook Pro have been banned on flights, aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Monday.
23 Oct 2018
#JetFiasco: Passenger, who suffered due to cabin-pressure, may lose hearing
Mukesh Sharma, one of the five flyers who suffered nose and ear-bleeds last month, after the crew of Jet Airways forgot to switch on the system that regulates cabin pressure, may lose his hearing permanently.
05 Oct 2018
Kannur International Airport to be inaugurated on December 9
Kannur International Airport, the second greenfield airport set up under the public-private partnership (PPP) model, near Mattannur in Kerala's Kannur district would be inaugurated on December 9.
25 Sep 2018
100ml limit for liquids on flights might be lifted soon
According to government officials, the Ministry of Civil Aviation is considering installing and testing liquid explosive detectors at airports.
20 Sep 2018
30 suffer nosebleed due to Jet Airways' staff negligence
In an incident that reeks of negligence, some passengers on a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur suffered nose and ear bleeding on Thursday morning after the flight crew forgot to switch on the system that maintains cabin pressure.
18 Sep 2018
How this Air India pilot saved lives of 370 passengers
On Monday, reports surfaced detailing the nightmarish ordeal Air India pilots had to endure on September 11 when they had to battle low fuel, multiple systems failure, and bad weather to safely land a 15-hour-long flight from New Delhi to New York.
17 Sep 2018
Consumer Commission asks IndiGo to pay Rs. 20,000 to passengers
The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), hearing a review plea of IndiGo Airlines against the Tripura state commission's order, asked IndiGo to pay Rs. 20,000 to Kalpana Rani Debbarma and her family, who failed to board the flight due to a deficiency in the airline's services.
11 Sep 2018
Kolkata tops in 4G availability, much ahead of Delhi, Mumbai
Kolkata, India's City of Joy, has a reason to cheer.
07 Sep 2018
Air India flight lands at under-construction runway, by mistake
On Friday evening, an Air India flight from Thiruvananthapuram to the Maldives ended up landing on an unoperational runway in Velana International Airport.
06 Sep 2018
#BreakingGlassCeiling: India hires more female pilots than any other country
Indian society has always been tagged patriarchal and rightly so. But there is one section that's aiming to break that label: the aviation sector, where 12% of commercial pilots are women.
04 Sep 2018
India plans to construct 100 airports worth $60bn: Suresh Prabhu
India plans to construct 100 airports at an estimated cost of $60 billion (about Rs. 4.2 lakh crore) in the next 10 to 15 years, Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu said today.
03 Sep 2018
IndiGo's festive offer: 10L seats for sale starting Rs. 999
Budget carrier IndiGo today said it has put on sale 10L promotional seats for all-inclusive fares starting Rs. 999 for a one-way journey across its flight network, under a limited period offer.
29 Aug 2018
AirAsia India inducts 19th aircraft; needs one more for international-operations
AirAsia India today announced the induction of 19th aircraft in its fleet and said it will add two new routes to its flight network from October.
27 Aug 2018
This plane runs on bio-fuel made by 500 families
In a first-of-its-kind experiment for India, SpiceJet flew India's first biofuel-powered flight from Dehradun today morning.
05 Aug 2018
Indian carriers need $50bn to buy planes over 10yrs: Report
Indian carriers will require a whopping $50bn to take the expected scheduled delivery of ordered planes over the next 10 years, Sydney-based Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation said.
04 Aug 2018
AI's Milan-Delhi flight returns after passenger tries to enter cockpit
A Delhi-bound Air India flight from Milan had to return to the airport in Italy within 30 minutes of take-off after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit.
03 Aug 2018
Jet Airways 'can't run after 60 days,' stake-sale attempts on
The debt-ridden Jet Airways, India's second-largest airline by market share, is desperate for cash, and has resumed talks with investment bankers for assistance in a stake sale.
03 Aug 2018
No sandwich, samosas, AI-passengers to get packed-items like peanuts, cookies
In a bid to save money, Air India has decided to give passengers on a flight (having less than an hour duration), packed food like peanuts, cookies etc., as opposed to snacks like samosas or sandwiches.
02 Aug 2018
26 mid-air misses reported over Indian airspace this year: Sinha
Twenty-six cases of mid-air miss were reported over the Indian airspace this year till June, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha informed Lok Sabha.
02 Aug 2018
Jet Airways faces crisis as employees reject 25% pay cuts
Cash-strapped Jet Airways has asked its employees, including pilots, to take salary cuts in the range of 5-25% for an indefinite period as it struggles to stabilize operations.
01 Aug 2018
Air India airhostess proudly retires as daughter co-pilots last flight
To retire as proudly as Mumbai-based Pooja Chinchankar did would be everyone's dream.
30 Jul 2018
Grieved families of MH370 victims hope for answers from official-report
Relatives of people aboard Malaysian Flight MH370 said today they hoped a long-awaited report into the plane's disappearance might give them answers about one of the world's most enduring aviation mysteries.
27 Jul 2018
Israeli airline drops plea against Air India flights via Saudi-airspace
Israel's national carrier El Al has withdrawn its plea filed in Israel's High Court of Justice against the government decision to allow Air India to fly over Saudi Arabia's airspace on Delhi-Tel Aviv route.
26 Jul 2018
59 incidents of aircraft engine damage since 2014: Govt
There were 21 incidents of damage to aircraft engines during flights in 2017, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha informed Lok Sabha today, adding that the figure is also the highest in the last four years.
26 Jul 2018
Security-check without "security-checked": New policy in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru airports
Next time your boarding pass isn't stamped "security checked", don't fret! This might be a new policy in place.
23 Jul 2018
India to be world's third largest aviation market by 2025
India's aviation industry has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past few years, driven by government schemes, consistent increase in passengers, and investment by airlines.
19 Jul 2018
Malaysia: AirAsia announces $30bn deal for 100 Airbus planes
Malaysian budget airline AirAsia today announced an additional order of 34 Airbus A330neo planes, bringing the total value of its expanded 100-plane order to $30 billion.
15 Jul 2018
34 Indian airports lack CCTV cameras, other basic security equipment
Airports across the country are lacking in basic security equipment like bomb detectors, baggage X-ray machines and walkie-talkies, the CISF has warned.
13 Jul 2018
SpiceJet planning to spread wings, considering partnership with US companies
Low-cost carrier SpiceJet is considering entering into major business-partnerships with two American companies, including an international-airline, and diversifying its activities beyond aviation, its chairman and managing director Ajay Singh has said.
07 Jul 2018
Summer 2018 saw Indians flying more than ever
According to ToI, summer 2018 saw Indians taking to the skies like never before, with numbers of both domestic and international Indian fliers seeing a significant jump.
05 Jul 2018
Taiwan' is now 'Chinese Taipei' on Air India website
National carrier Air India changed the name of Taiwan to Chinese Taipei on its website, following instructions from the government.
05 Jul 2018
Air India follows other airlines to call Taiwan 'Chinese Taipei'
Prodded by Beijing, and following on the footsteps of several major airlines, Air India has now modified its website to show Taiwan as "Taipei, Taoyuan International Airport, TPE, Chinese Taipei".
29 Jun 2018
IndiGo launches flights connecting Trichy with Bengaluru, Kochi
Days after making Tiruchirappalli its 51st destination, IndiGo yesterday launched two more domestic services, Trichy-Bengaluru and Trichy-Kochi, after flagging off Trichy-Chennai flights on June 1.
26 Jun 2018
Air hostess-turned pilot grounded for showing up drunk at work
An air hostess-turned pilot of Air India was grounded after she was found tipsy during a pre-flight breathalyzer test on Sunday.
25 Jun 2018
IndiGo's Chief Commercial Officer quits after 12-year stint
On Monday, IndiGo announced the departure of its Chief Commercial Officer Sanjay Kumar, who is going to be replaced by William Boulter, the current Chief Strategy Officer at IndiGo.
24 Jun 2018
Long-haul flights gaining preference amongst Indians: Survey
A number of Indian travelers are exploring far-off places, thanks to improved flight connectivity and better prices over a period of time, a survey said.
15 Jun 2018
Want full refunds on airfare? Pay more for tickets first
If the government's 'full refund on airfare within 24 hours' proposal goes through, it might prove costly for other passengers.
07 Jun 2018
This software by Honeywell will make flying safer in India
New Jersey-based conglomerate Honeywell International, at the behest of the Indian government, is developing a software solution that would decode over 100 Indian accents.