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Kerala detects 5 new coronavirus cases; national tally at 39

08 Mar 2020

Kerala detects 5 new coronavirus cases; national tally at 39

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Sunday reported five more positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

Government wants to sell entire stake in Air India

27 Jan 2020

Government wants to sell entire stake in Air India

The government wants to sell Air India and has invited bids for the same. But unlike its previous attempt in 2018, this time the government has put its complete stake in the debt-ridden airlines on sale.

Hate screaming children on flights? This airline offers a solution

04 Oct 2019

Hate screaming children on flights? This airline offers a solution

If you are somebody who hates sitting next to crying babies on flights, this is just the thing for you.

Kolkata airport: Water tanker hits Qatar Airways aircraft, none hurt

01 Nov 2018

Kolkata airport: Water tanker hits Qatar Airways aircraft, none hurt

More than 100 passengers were stranded at Kolkata airport early today after a water tanker hit a Qatar Airways aircraft, which was preparing to take off for Doha.

#QatarAirways: Water tanker collides with aircraft in Kolkata airport

01 Nov 2018

#QatarAirways: Water tanker collides with aircraft in Kolkata airport

In yet another avoidable mishap in India's aviation sector, around 100 passengers were stranded at the Kolkata airport in the wee hours of Thursday after a water tanker collided with a Qatar Airways aircraft near its landing gear.

World's longest non-stop flight to take off today: Details here

11 Oct 2018

World's longest non-stop flight to take off today: Details here

The world's longest flight from Singapore to New York is all set to take off on Thursday, marking the re-launch of Singapore Airlines' marathon flight service five years after they discontinued it.

All about the upcoming 'world's longest' 20-hour flight

01 Sep 2018

All about the upcoming 'world's longest' 20-hour flight

About a year ago, Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce had publicly challenged Airbus and Boeing to design a plane capable of making ultra-long distance flights.

Qatar Airways Chief says CEO-position "very-challenging" for women. Is it?

05 Jun 2018

Qatar Airways Chief says CEO-position "very-challenging" for women. Is it?

After making giant leaps, women are now leading global conglomerates, including many dealing in traditionally "masculine" products (think General Motors, IBM, Lockheed Martin and more).

Air India flying into turbulent skies, amid massive mounting losses

05 May 2018

Air India flying into turbulent skies, amid massive mounting losses

Air India is likely to fly into turbulent skies if the government's divestment plan for it fails to take off.

Drunk woman forces Doha-Bali flight's diversion to Chennai

06 Nov 2017

Drunk woman forces Doha-Bali flight's diversion to Chennai

A Doha-Bali flight of Qatar Airways had to be diverted to Chennai yesterday after an inebriated woman on board created a major ruckus.

Flight services disrupted in Chennai due to heavy rain

01 Oct 2017

Flight services disrupted in Chennai due to heavy rain

Heavy rain in the early hours of Sunday morning, and the resultant low visibility in Chennai has disrupted both domestic and international flight services to and from the city.

US: Flyers will now face stricter checks for electronics

01 Aug 2017

US: Flyers will now face stricter checks for electronics

American travelers flying to, from and within the country are set for tougher security measures at airports.

US laptop ban on Kuwait Airways, Royal Jordanian lifted

10 Jul 2017

US laptop ban on Kuwait Airways, Royal Jordanian lifted

Restrictions on passengers on US-bound flights carrying laptops in the cabin have been lifted for Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian.

Amid diplomatic crisis, Qatar increases LNG production capacity by 30%

05 Jul 2017

Amid diplomatic crisis, Qatar increases LNG production capacity by 30%

Even as Doha said it is trying to reach an agreement in the ongoing diplomatic crisis, it announced a steep increase in LNG production capacity, hinting it isn't ruling out a prolonged dispute.

Middle-East crisis: Qatar gets another 48 hours to accept demands

03 Jul 2017

Middle-East crisis: Qatar gets another 48 hours to accept demands

Four Arab states including Saudi Arabia have extended the deadline for Qatar to accept 13 demands within 48 hours, or there will be further sanctions, they warned.

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

05 Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have severed diplomatic, land and air ties with Qatar accusing them of backing terrorist groups including ISIS, Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood.

Content on-the-go: Now stream movies, shows on Indian Railways!

15 May 2017

Content on-the-go: Now stream movies, shows on Indian Railways!

Indian Railways is going the distance to make trains journeys fun for passengers: it is now rolling out a content-on-demand service, which will let people stream their favorite movies and TV shows while travelling.

Gujarat Dy CM's 'heavily drunk' son barred from boarding flight

09 May 2017

Gujarat Dy CM's 'heavily drunk' son barred from boarding flight

According to Ahmedabad airport officials, the son of Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel was barred from boarding a flight to Greece as he was highly inebriated.

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

09 Mar 2017

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.

Qatar to invest in Indian aviation sector

27 Jan 2017

Qatar to invest in Indian aviation sector

Sources stated that Qatar would invest in India's aviation sector. Qatar Airways has long expressed interest to invest in IndiGo.

India set to become the world's third biggest aviation market

26 Aug 2016

India set to become the world's third biggest aviation market

The Airports Council International, which represents airport authorities across the globe, said that India is set to become the third biggest aviation market in the world over the next four years.