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Explained Why 5G Internet rollout in US is making airlines and FAA cancel flightsExplained Why 5G Internet rollout in US is making airlines and FAA cancel flights

Explained: Why 5G switch in US is making airlines feel turbulence

Wireless operators AT&T and Verizon officially launched their high-speed 5G networks in the United States on Wednesday but stayed off from airports

Technology Jan 19, 2022, 8:52 PM IST

DGCA orders probe after mid-air collision between IndiGo flights over Bengaluru airport averted-dnmDGCA orders probe after mid-air collision between IndiGo flights over Bengaluru airport averted-dnm

DGCA orders probe after mid-air collision between IndiGo flights over Bengaluru airport averted

Chief of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Arun Kumar said two IndiGo flights that took off from the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru on January 7 had come close to colliding with each other mid-air while taking off.

Top Stories Jan 19, 2022, 4:45 PM IST

DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international flights till February 28-dnmDGCA extends suspension of scheduled international flights till February 28-dnm

DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international flights till February 28

The Indian government has extended the ban on international commercial flights till February 28, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said in a circular on Wednesday.
 

Top Stories Jan 19, 2022, 1:02 PM IST

Assembly Election 2022: EC allows essential service voters to exercise franchise using postal ballot-dnmAssembly Election 2022: EC allows essential service voters to exercise franchise using postal ballot-dnm

Assembly Election 2022: EC allows essential service voters to exercise franchise using postal ballot

This is in addition to the already existing absentee voters’ categories, who on account of being on duty on the day of polls would not be able to be present in their respective polling stations.

Top Stories Jan 17, 2022, 2:38 PM IST

Play traditional Indian music on flights and airports: Civil Aviation ministry to DGCA, AAIPlay traditional Indian music on flights and airports: Civil Aviation ministry to DGCA, AAI

Play traditional Indian music on flights and airports: Civil Aviation ministry to DGCA, AAI

The civil aviation ministry has issued an advisory to all domestic airlines and airports to play traditional Indian music on all aircraft and flight terminals.

Business Dec 28, 2021, 11:39 PM IST

Relief to airlines: Karnataka government slashes tax on Aviation Turbine Fuel from January 1-dnmRelief to airlines: Karnataka government slashes tax on Aviation Turbine Fuel from January 1-dnm

Relief to airlines: Karnataka government slashes tax on Aviation Turbine Fuel from January 1

The government’s decision to reduce the price of ATF should help airlines operating out of Bengaluru airport.
 

Top Stories Dec 23, 2021, 3:51 PM IST

Yearend Round-Up 2021 the year Indian Air Force bolstered its combat firepowerYearend Round-Up 2021 the year Indian Air Force bolstered its combat firepower

Round-Up 2021: The year Indian Air Force bolstered its combat firepower

This year, the government undertook several measures to modernise the Indian Air Force and equip it to be battle-ready. Let's take a look.

Defence Dec 23, 2021, 6:45 AM IST

PM Modi to visit poll bound Goa today to attend Liberation Day celebrations gcwPM Modi to visit poll bound Goa today to attend Liberation Day celebrations gcw

PM Modi to visit poll-bound Goa today, to attend Liberation Day celebrations

The prime minister will also dedicate numerous development projects to the release, including the reconstructed Fort Aguada Jail Museum, the Super Speciality Block at Goa Medical College, and the Aviation Skill Development Center at Mopa Airport.

India News Dec 19, 2021, 9:18 AM IST

India has 17726 pilots but only 2764 are women: civil aviation ministerIndia has 17726 pilots but only 2764 are women: civil aviation minister

India has 17,726 pilots but only 2,764 are women: Govt

At the same time, the share of women pilots in India is significantly higher than the global average of just 5 per cent.

India News Dec 6, 2021, 3:47 PM IST

International flight operations expected to return to normalcy by year-end: Aviation Ministry-dnmInternational flight operations expected to return to normalcy by year-end: Aviation Ministry-dnm

International flight operations expected to return to normalcy by year-end: Aviation Ministry

International passenger flights can be operated by their respective carriers into each other's territories subject to certain conditions, under an air bubble arrangement between the two countries.

Top Stories Nov 24, 2021, 3:20 PM IST

Centre allows meal, newspaper services on all domestic flights without restriction on duration-dnmCentre allows meal, newspaper services on all domestic flights without restriction on duration-dnm

Centre allows meal, newspaper services on all domestic flights without restriction on duration

“The airlines offering flights on domestic routes may provide meal service on board, without restrictions on duration of flights,” the aviation ministry said in an order today. The order added airlines - both international and domestic - can provide magazines/reading material to passengers on board.

Top Stories Nov 16, 2021, 9:44 PM IST

As Sri Lanka chases Ravana's 'Pushpak Vimana'; interest takes flight in India as wellAs Sri Lanka chases Ravana's 'Pushpak Vimana'; interest takes flight in India as well

Sri Lanka chases Ravana's 'Pushpak Vimana'; interest takes flight in India as well

If some experts in Sri Lanka and in India have their way, the Wright brothers may end up losing their status as the world's first aviators someday.

India News Nov 16, 2021, 3:48 PM IST

Virgin Galactic sold about 100 space tickets to start commercial services by 2022 gcwVirgin Galactic sold about 100 space tickets to start commercial services by 2022 gcw

Virgin Galactic sold about 100 space tickets, to start commercial services by 2022

The first seat sold for $28 million (approximately Rs. 206 crores) in an online auction, but the buyer cancelled their travel.

Business Nov 9, 2021, 12:28 PM IST

Marilia Mendonca, Latin Grammy-Winning Singer seen enjoying in aircraft, moments before plane crash video - drbMarilia Mendonca, Latin Grammy-Winning Singer seen enjoying in aircraft, moments before plane crash video - drb

Marilia Mendonca, Latin Grammy-Winning Singer seen enjoying in aircraft, moments before plane crash (video)

Popular ‘Sertanejo’ Singer, Marilia Mendonca died in a plane crash on Saturday while on her way to the State of Minas Gerais in Brazil. Her team confirmed the news on her Instagram account with an official statement.

Entertainment Nov 6, 2021, 12:12 PM IST

How ALH Dhruv is saving lives in Eastern Sector VPNHow ALH Dhruv is saving lives in Eastern Sector VPN

How ALH Dhruv is saving lives in Eastern Sector (WATCH VIDEO)

The Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv has today become the backbone of the main operations of the Indian Army. Anish Kumar reports from Tezpur.

Defence Oct 18, 2021, 8:27 PM IST