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Indian aviation set for major reform if it accepts key panel's suggestions

Indian aviation set for major reform if it accepts key...

The committee seeks to give a boost to domestic air cargo operators in international...

Why India's revised policy for privatising airports is faulty

Why India's revised policy for privatising airports is...

The jury is still out on whether the per-passenger model is better than the revenue...

Jewar airport to soon see hectic activity as NIAL and ZAIA signs crucial deal

Jewar airport to soon see hectic activity as NIAL and ZAIA...

The Jewar airport is expected to significantly bring down the load on the Indira...

Akasa (Sky) is the limit: Why launching airlines during Covid is smart business

Akasa (Sky) is the limit: Why launching airlines during...

The proposed airline Akasa (meaning 'the sky') could be backed by ace investor Rakesh...

Airports bleeding due to declining traffic to gain by extending control period?

Airports bleeding due to declining traffic to gain by extending...

Kapil Kaul, Chief Executive Officer and Director, CAPA India, says extending the...

Vistara to fly neck and neck with Air India with aggressive long-haul expansion

Vistara to fly neck and neck with Air India with aggressive...

Vistara's flight to Tokyo on July 7 made it the carrier's third long-haul route,...

Akasa (Sky) is the limit: Why launching airlines during Covid is smart business

Akasa (Sky) is the limit: Why launching airlines during...

The proposed airline Akasa (meaning 'the sky') could be backed by ace investor Rakesh...

Vistara to fly neck and neck with Air India with aggressive long-haul expansion

Vistara to fly neck and neck with Air India with aggressive...

Vistara's flight to Tokyo on July 7 made it the carrier's third long-haul route,...

Jyotiraditya Scindia faces 12 major challenges in civil aviation ministry cockpit

Jyotiraditya Scindia faces 12 major challenges in civil...

While Hardeep Singh Puri had presided over several developments in the Indian civil...

As India's Covid situation improves, MoCA allows airlines to hike flight capacity

As India's Covid situation improves, MoCA allows airlines...

The government had cut flight capacity by 30% on May 28 as falling demand endangered...

How SpiceJet's Boeing 737 Max planes are earning money even without flying

How SpiceJet's Boeing 737 Max planes are earning money...

SpiceJet seems to be in no hurry to try getting the planes back in the air. There...

Korean Air beating Covid-19 odds makes it most deserving of aviation 'Oscar'

Korean Air beating Covid-19 odds makes it most deserving...

Korean Air's robustness was evident in its financial performance too, especially...

Indian aviation set for major reform if it accepts key panel's suggestions

Indian aviation set for major reform if it accepts key...

The committee seeks to give a boost to domestic air cargo operators in international...

Why India's revised policy for privatising airports is faulty

Why India's revised policy for privatising airports is...

The jury is still out on whether the per-passenger model is better than the revenue...

Jewar airport to soon see hectic activity as NIAL and ZAIA signs crucial deal

Jewar airport to soon see hectic activity as NIAL and ZAIA...

The Jewar airport is expected to significantly bring down the load on the Indira...

Airports bleeding due to declining traffic to gain by extending control period?

Airports bleeding due to declining traffic to gain by extending...

Kapil Kaul, Chief Executive Officer and Director, CAPA India, says extending the...

Bombay High Court defines Jyotiraditya Scindia's first task as aviation minister

Bombay High Court defines Jyotiraditya Scindia's first...

The bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice GS Kulkarni was hearing a...

India's global aviation hub dream demands a powerful post-sale Air India

India's global aviation hub dream demands a powerful post-sale...

Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha and Singapore have developed into global aviation hubs as...

Customs scores another victory: Heroin worth Rs 126 crore seized at Delhi airport

Customs scores another victory: Heroin worth Rs 126 crore...

Two South African passengers had arrived at Terminal 3 of the IGI Airport from Johannesburg...

icon India's war on smuggling continues: Gold worth Rs 10 lakh seized

India's war on smuggling continues: Gold worth Rs 10 lakh...

The 24 Karat pure gold was concealed in a portable juicer

Air India faces huge data leak, 45 lakh passengers in danger

Air India faces huge data leak, 45 lakh passengers in danger

Air India got the first notification with respect to the data breach on February...

Rs 98 crore heroin seized at Delhi airport: Smugglers exploring new routes

Rs 98 crore heroin seized at Delhi airport: Smugglers exploring...

Heroin is trafficked from Afghanistan and Pakistan to African countries, and from...

Fly Dubai passenger's face mask costs nearly Rs 3 lakh

Fly Dubai passenger's face mask costs nearly Rs 3 lakh

Mohamed Abdulla's mask appeared to be unusually heavy

Frocks, flasks, cans and fans: Smugglers try every trick at airports but fail to fox customs

Frocks, flasks, cans and fans: Smugglers try every trick...

Criminals are adopting a new modus operandi to smuggle goods into the country and...

India's vaccine woes ending? Hyderabad airport receives 3 million Sputnik V doses

India's vaccine woes ending? Hyderabad airport receives...

This was the single largest import consignment of Covid-19 vaccines to reach India...

Chinese airline cites Chinese virus to ban cargo flights to India

Chinese airline cites Chinese virus to ban cargo flights...

China's lack of cooperation in the time of India's dire need stands in sharp contrast...

As Covid-hit India gasps for breath, SpiceJet brings 800 oxygen concentrators

As Covid-hit India gasps for breath, SpiceJet brings 800...

SpiceJet has transported a record 88,802 kg of Covid vaccines between January 12...

[IN PICS] India's soft power reaches its height with Covid vaccine delivery

[IN PICS] India's soft power reaches its height with Covid...

As India undertakes the world's biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive at home, it has...

DGCA allows airlines to carry 22.5 kg cargo per seat in passenger compartments

DGCA allows airlines to carry 22.5 kg cargo per seat in...

DGCA made it clear that carrying passengers as well as cargo in the passenger compartments...

Operation Covid vaccine: SpiceJet carries corona-killer to Delhi, mega inoculation drive kicks off

Operation Covid vaccine: SpiceJet carries corona-killer...

Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri had indicated that nearly 30 crore Indians...

icon Karnataka man's big seaplane push to Atmanirbhar Bharat despite Covid hit

Karnataka man's big seaplane push to Atmanirbhar Bharat...

Aeromodelling instructor Pushparaj Ameen has designed and flown India's first homemade...

Air India's Covid braveheart dies fighting with legacy firmly in place

Air India's Covid braveheart dies fighting with legacy...

As a professional, Air India's Captain Sandeep Rana had been at the peak. Nobody...

Air India martyr who took coronavirus head-on even without vaccine shield

Air India martyr who took coronavirus head-on even without...

Aviation employees have been handicapped by woefully delayed Covid inoculation,...

Air India's Covid hero who died fighting for India gets emotional farewell

Air India's Covid hero who died fighting for India gets...

Despite having a young family, and running an extremely high risk of infection,...

Covid horror: Air India loses 5th pilot in May, but aviation staff still taken for granted

Covid horror: Air India loses 5th pilot in May, but aviation...

Air India's Captain Harsh Tiwari was just 36 and is survived by his wife and five-year-old...

Covid mayday for Air India as airline loses 4th captain in May

Covid mayday for Air India as airline loses 4th captain...

Captain Prasad M Karmarkar, a senior pilot on the Boeing 777 fleet, breathed his...

A virtual reality solution for accident-prone helicopters

A virtual reality solution for accident-prone helicopters

Helicopter-flying involves its challenges and there is a need for a training device...

After Air India, Pawan Hans also gets 'multiple expressions of interest'

After Air India, Pawan Hans also gets 'multiple expressions...

The government had ‘in-principle’ decided to disinvest its entire equity shareholding...

Pinned by Covid? 5 restaurants that won't let you miss flying

Pinned by Covid? 5 restaurants that won't let you miss...

From eating in a 'hangar' to dining in a dysfunctional Boeing 737, these restaurants...

5 global airlines that serve the tastiest, most lip-smacking meals

5 global airlines that serve the tastiest, most lip-smacking...

One of these airlines takes the help of Michelin chefs, while another has a chef...

Kannur airport turns into shoppers' delight as GMR opens first duty-free outlet

Kannur airport turns into shoppers' delight as GMR opens...

The duty-free shop will host over 100 liquor, tobacco and perfume labels in different...

Indian airports may allow flyers to buy 4 litres of liquor

Indian airports may allow flyers to buy 4 litres of liquor

Ahead of Budget 2021, the Association of Private Airport Operators (APAO) has called...

Buoyed by Covid vaccine rollout, airlines offer massive discounts to woo back flyers

Buoyed by Covid vaccine rollout, airlines offer massive...

Vaccine rollout and cheap fares are expected to lead to a substantial increase in...

After Covid-19 lull, Asian destinations go flat out to woo Indian tourists

After Covid-19 lull, Asian destinations go flat out to...

Indian visitors have, over the years, impressed the tourism industry by their spending...

5 Indian aviation films that you must not miss

5 Indian aviation films that you must not miss

These films are the Indian equivalents to a 'Sully' or 'Con Air' and are no pushovers

5 best aviation games for that glorious adrenaline rush

5 best aviation games for that glorious adrenaline rush

Whether you want to settle down with friends to pilot a jumbo jet or take up a savage...

Airports

Indian aviation set for major reform if it accepts key...

The committee seeks to give a boost to domestic air cargo operators in international skies, among other things

Airports

Why India's revised policy for privatising airports is...

The jury is still out on whether the per-passenger model is better than the revenue share one for awarding airports to private players...

Airports

Jewar airport to soon see hectic activity as NIAL and ZAIA...

The Jewar airport is expected to significantly bring down the load on the Indira Gandhi International Airport

Drones

India's drone policy set to get liberal, undaunted by Jammu...

India has been opening up more and more to the operation of drones in recent times, though it had been traditionally circumspect

Flights

Akasa (Sky) is the limit: Why launching airlines during...

The proposed airline Akasa (meaning 'the sky') could be backed by ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala and aviation veterans, including...

Airports

Airports bleeding due to declining traffic to gain by extending...

Kapil Kaul, Chief Executive Officer and Director, CAPA India, says extending the concession period will reduce the burden of high...