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DGCA Extends Ban On International Flights Till July 31; Check Details

Jun 30, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The restriction will not apply to international all-cargo operations flights that have been approved by DGCA.

Indian Aviation Industry: Present Tense, Future Uncertain

Jun 10, 2021 Ashish Gupta and Ashwini Phadnis

While airlines have been forced to ground airplanes in the absence of passengers, airport operators too had to close down a few terminals.

Centre Extends Visas Of Stranded Foreigners Till August 31

These foreign nationals will not be required to submit any application to the FRRO or FRO concerned for extension of their visas.

Elderly Couple Sues Air India For Providing Only One ‘Stale’ Meal During 16-Hour-Long Flight

Apr 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The incident allegedly occurred when the couple flew with the airline from New Delhi to San Francisco on November 11,2020.

Covid-19 Surge: Hong Kong Suspends Flights Connecting India From Tuesday To May 3

The Hong Kong government's decision has come after 50 passengers of two Vistara flights this month were found positive for Covid-19 when tested on arrival.

12 April, 2021

Covid-19: No Meals On Domestic Flights Of Less Than 2-hour Journey; Check Details

Outlook Web Bureau

Apart from the ban on in-flight meals, the ministry also ordered all airlines to ensure only pre-packaged snacks, meals and beverages are served.

28 March, 2021

Maharashtra: Upset About Not Getting A Flight Ticket, Man Makes Hoax Bomb Call; Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

An Alliance Air flight bound for Hyderabad from Nashik was delayed due to a bomb threat call received shortly before its take-off on Saturday, officials said

25 March, 2021

Travelling Via Air? Here's A List Of Covid-19 Restrictions For Passengers By State Governments

Outlook Web Bureau

India is witnessing a probable second wave of Covid-19 with the country reporting 53,476 cases on Thursday, the highest single-day spike this year so far.

17 March, 2021

Baby Girl Born On IndiGo Flight Headed To Jaipur

Outlook Web Bureau

The baby was delivered with the help of the IndiGo crew, effectively assisted by a doctor.

15 March, 2021

Nagpur: A Delhi-Bound IndiGo Flight Makes Emergency Landing, Passenger Dies

Outlook Web Bureau

The flight made an emergency landing at the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur after the passenger complained of health complications

14 March, 2021

Kazakhstan: Plane Crash Leaves Four Dead, Two Injured

Associated Press (AP)

A Soviet-built An-26 two-engine turboprop crashed while trying to land in Almaty on Saturday, officials said


05 March, 2021

I Am Covid-19 Positive: IndiGo Passenger Announces Minutes Before Take-Off

Outlook Web Bureau

The IndiGo flight was supposed to take-off for Pune when the man told the cabin crew that he has tested positive for Covid-19 and showed them his reports as proof

21 February, 2021

United Airlines Plane Engine Bursts Midair, Debris Falls From Sky

Associated Press (AP)

Passengers recounted a terrifying ordeal that began to unfold shortly after the plane full of vacationers took off.

12 February, 2021

Domestic Flights Become Expensive As Govt Increases Limits On Airfares By 10-30%

Outlook Web Bureau

The Ministry said that the new limits will remain in force up to March 31, 2021 or until further orders.

11 February, 2021

Flights To Get More Expensive As Government Raises Limits On Domestic Airfares By 10-30%

Outlook Web Bureau

These new limits would remain 'in force up to March 31, 2021, or until further orders', the ministry said its order on Thursday.

06 February, 2021

Shocking! Boy Clings Onto Landing Gear Of Plane For An Hour-Long Flight, Found Alive

Outlook Web Bureau

Despite the sub-zero temperature and a soaring height of 19,000 feet, the boy survived the one-hour long flight.

15 January, 2021

Pak Passenger Plane 'Held Back' In Malaysia Over Lease Dispute

Outlook Web Bureau

The plane was ‘held back’ in Kuala Lumpur though the case is pending in a UK court, Pakistan said.


13 January, 2021

Indonesia Plane Crash: Divers Hunt For Jet’s Cockpit Voice Recorder

Associated Press (AP)

Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 crashed into the Java Sea on Saturday minutes after taking off from Jakarta

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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