AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER
Mishap averted at Delhi airport as IndiGo and SpiceJet aircraft come face-to-face
SpiceJet flight (SG 123) on way to Hyderabad was delayed due to fog. While waiting for weather to get clearer, the fuel in the aircraft ran low. The pilot of the aircraft sought permission for refueling from ATC, which was given.
Tuesday trauma: Disasters averted at IGI, Goa airports
In the Goa aiport incident, the flight skidded off the runway and in the Delhi inciden...
Mumbai Air traffic control faces acute staff crunch
In Mumbai, currently 255 controllers do the job of 455. The 43% shortfall is extreme, as ...
Airports Authority of India willing to manage Afghanistan's air traffic control
Sources say six international companies have shown interest in bidding for Afghanistan's ATC, which is a crucial air corridor on the Europe-Asia route.
DGCA to issue licences to 2,000-odd Air Traffic Controllers
The committee, set up to review the operations of the DGCA by the previous UPA government in 2005, submitted its report in 2006.
Two near miss incidents involving GoAir, SpiceJet flights at Goa
"GoAir has been directed not to operate wet lease aircraft to defence air field till all the foreign crew has been briefed about the operating procedures," Sinha said.
Tense 10 minutes as Kolkata's air traffic control loses link with 85 jets
A communication breakdown between Kolkata's air traffic control and 85 airborne aircraft jeopardised lives of nearly 25,000 unsuspecting fliers for 10 minutes on Thursday.
Education, jobs top on Minority Affairs Ministry list in 2017
Naqvi referred to another information campaign, the 'Cashless Chaupal', the Ministry undertook recently to connect minorities with cashless economic system.
New Air Traffic Control Tower starts functioning at MIA
The tower would provide air traffic services to the arriving and departing flights at the MIA upto 60 nautical miles from the airport.
ICAO President Bernard Aliu on his three-day visit to India
During his stay Aliu is likely to meet senior officials of the civil aviation and environment ministries and will also visit facilities at the Delhi airport, said officials.
Government looks to do away with cabin baggage tags
As part of the standard operating procedure followed at all the airports in the country, every passenger boarding a flight has to get a tag for the cabin baggage.
Aviation Ministry asks BCAS to form panel to review baggage tags' need
The decision to set up the panel was taken in a meeting called by the civil aviation secretary RN Choubey on Thursday.
Commercial flights may soon get to use defence airspace
By the end of this year, air travel time in certain sectors may become shorter with commercial flights no longer needing to skirt restricted airspace zones.
DGCA for review of airlines call signs to improve air safety
Aviation regulator DGCA is undertaking the review of domestic airlines' call signs following a number of "near misses" between two aircraft due to "confusion".
SpiceJet flight asked to abort landing due to non-deployment of nose gear, major accident averted: Navy
Alert Indian Navy Air Traffic Services at Goa Airport averted major accident today when the Runway Controller Ramesh Tigga, Leading Airman (Air Handler) noticed that the nose landing gear of the Spicejet Flight SG 3568, which was on its final approach, was not deployed.
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