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Scheduled International Passenger Flights Suspension Extended Till Feb 28

Jan 28, 2021 PTI

The DGCA circular also said that the suspension does not affect the operation of international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by it.

Air India All-Women's Team Creates History By Flying On World's Longest Air Route

Jan 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Air India Captain Zoya Agarwal will be commanding the inaugural flight AI176, which will cover the longest aerial distance between San Francisco and Bengaluru

India-UK Flights To Resume From Jan 6, UK-India Services From Jan 8: Aviation Minister

Hardeep Singh Puri announced that only 30 flights per week will operate between India-UK as flights resume and this arrangement will continue till January 23.

New Covid Strain: India-UK Flights To Resume From Jan 8

Jan 01, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Only 15 flights will be allowed per week till January 23.

Air India Pilots Write Letter, Warn Of 'Industrial Action' Over Wage Cut

In April, Air India had reduced its pilots' salary by up to 70 per cent to partially offset the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its finances.

07 December, 2020

Air India Crew Member, Staff Held For Smuggling Gold Worth Rs 72.46 Lakh: Officials


The crew had come in a flight from London on Sunday and secreted the gold in the overhead bin of the aircraft after seeing custom officers

03 December, 2020

Govt Increases Cap On Number Of Domestic Flights To 80% Of Pre-Covid Levels


On November 11, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had allowed Indian airlines to operate 70 per cent cap of pre-Covid levels.

26 November, 2020

International Flights To Remain Suspended Till Dec 31

Outlook Web Bureau

These restrictions won’t apply to cargo operations and services approved by the DGCA.

18 November, 2020

Cop Slaps Airline Staff For Refusing Boarding Pass At Ahmedabad Airport

Outlook Web Bureau

Airport security, CISF, was called to control the scuffle which had triggered panic among other passengers at the airport

16 November, 2020

The Sweet, Deadly Side Of An Airline Breakfast

Satyendra Garg

Satyendra Garg totalled up the sugar content in an airline breakfast recently, and the result was shocking!

01 November, 2020

To Avoid A Major Crash, Our Airlines Need A Helping Hand

Mohammed Naved Khan

IATA estimates that globally, airline sector may need a bailout package worth US$ 200 billion to sail through the Covid-19 induced crisis.


29 October, 2020

Hardeep Singh Puri Promises Action After Passenger Alleges Violation Of Covid-19 Protocol At Airport


Sanjay Raina posted three pictures on Twitter on Thursday morning showing passengers standing extremely close to each other at Srinagar airport.

18 October, 2020

Indigo Airlines Will Now Charge Rs 100 From Passengers For Checking In At Airports


The aviation ministry had in May made it mandatory for passengers to do web check-in so as to reduce touch points at the airport amid the coronavirus pandemic.

18 September, 2020

Dubai Suspends Air India Express Flights For Carrying Covid Positive Patients Twice


Dubai Civil Aviation Authority has suspended Air India Express flights from September 18 to October 2 for negligence of UAE government rules, reflecting the earlier incidents of passengers flying with COVID-positive certificates to Dubai.

03 September, 2020

Trichy Air Incident 2018: Investigation In Limbo As Probe Team At Odds To Fix Liability

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The three-member probe team have apparently conflicting views as one member has cited technical glitch as the reason for the air accident while another has blamed pilots for the lapse.

28 August, 2020

Kerala Plane Crash: Govt Aviation Body Sidelines Its Own 46 Experts To Set up Probe Panel

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The 46 experts of Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau are required to carry out the investigation of aircraft accidents. However, the panel investigating the Kerala plane crash has only one member from the AAIB.

24 August, 2020

In Testing Times, Insurers Should Be Sympathetic Towards Aviation Industry

Shivanand Pandit

Sophisticated technical operations of an airplane and resulting risks have exposed the aviation industry to a chain of slowdowns. This has cemented the way to aviation insurance.


22 August, 2020

An Experienced Investigator Should Head Probe In Kozhikode Crash: Former Director-General, DGCA

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

GR Kathpalia, who had served as DG in DGCA for eight years, says the Investigator-in-Chief should definitely be a person with prior experience in the field of air crash investigation.

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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