Australia plane crash kills 3 US firefighters
Three American crew members died Thursday when a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed whi...
SpaceX destroys rocket in astronaut escape test
SpaceX completed the last big test of its crew capsule before launching astronauts in as litt...
Passengers allegedly manhandle Air India cabin crew, threaten to break cockpit door on Delhi-Mumbai flight
"One male passenger even said that he will break open the cockpit door if the pilots didn't come out," the official said, adding the situation inside the plane "went from bad to worse". According to the official, a female passenger allegedly even manhandled a cabin crew member, grabbing her arm in order to open the main exit gate quickly.
Niti Aayog's draft for pvt trains: 15-minute head start, max speed of 160 kmph, own guard, crew
A slew of draft documents -- for Request for Qualification (RFQ), Concession Agreement Guiding Principles, Project Information Memorandum (PIM) along with a presentation on the salient features of the project -- for discussion on private participation in passenger trains have been uploaded by Niti Ayog on its website.
GoAir cancels 18 domestic flights on aircraft, cockpit crew crunch
The budget carrier has reported a series of incidents involving engine glitches, mainly in its A320 Neo planes, which has resulted in non-availability of some of such planes for operations, the source said.
Air India cabin crew call in sick, get pink slips
Air India’s problem with cabin crew scheduling began last month on Karva Chauth when a number of cabin crew members unexpectedly called in sick. An AI spokesperson confirmed that termination letters were sent to the crew because on November 2 and 3 there was a sudden jump in the number of people who reported sick.
Boeing crew capsule returning to Earth after aborted flight
The Starliner was supposed to spend the coming week at the International Space Station, part of a critical dress rehearsal for a flight with a real crew next year. But the capsule ended up in the wrong orbit shortly after launching Friday. The station docking was scrapped, and Boeing and NASA decided to bring the spacecraft home as soon as possible.
Queen Silvia of Sweden had a 'marvelous' Air India flight, calls crew kind
The royal couple are on five-day India visit.
Singapore Air considers adding more Boeing jets in India to fight Emirates
While India’s aviation market is growing fast, it’s notoriously difficult to make money there as fares often sell below cost. Jet Airways India Ltd., once the country’s largest airline by market value, has been grounded after it ran out of money and the government has been struggling to find a buyer for unprofitable Air India Ltd.
DGCA starts training schools audit after more accidents
According to DGCA data, three reasons have been blamed for accidents at flying training institutes in the past four years. Data showed operational reasons account for 70% of the total accidents at flying institutes followed by 20% by engineering and the rest 10% for other reasons.
DGCA allows off-duty pilots and cabin crew to travel in plane's cockpit jump seat
Aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday allowed off-duty pilots and off-duty cabin crew members to travel in the jump seat of plane's cockpit, according to an official order.
Bengaluru: GoAir aircraft lands outside airstrip
A serious mishap that was averted in a GoAir aircraft that landed outside airstrip. This incident took place in Bengaluru on 11th of Novembe...
AI cabin member faces DGCA action for physical altercation inside plane
The official told that the authorisation held by Verman has been suspended for six months from the date of the incident.
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