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Heavy fog engulfed parts of the city with the minimum temperature settling at a notch below normal. Five flights diverted as the captain was not trained to land under CAT conditions. The Agartala-Anand Vihar Terminus Rajdhani Express was delayed by over one hour while the Varanasi-New Delhi Kashi Vishwanath Express was delayed by over three hours.

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  • "Air India will operate the direct flights between Bhubaneswar and Surat twice a week," the Director of Biju Patnaik International Airport, B Venkateshwara Rao, said. He informed that the airline will operate the flights from Bhubaneswar to Surat on Mondays and Thursdays and from Surat to Bhubaneswar on Fridays and Sundays.

    Hyderabad-based regional carrier TruJet on Friday commenced its daily flight operations from Belagavi to Tirupati, Mysuru and Hyderabad under the government's regional connectivity scheme UDAN, a release from Civil Aviation Ministry said.

    High vibrations on yet another unmodified Pratt & Whitney (PW) engine forced an IndiGo Airbus A320 Neo flying from Pune to Jaipur to divert ...

    "The airline will operate a total of 10 daily direct flights connecting Dammam with Mumbai, Hyderabad and Trivandrum," IndiGo said on Thursday, adding it is part of its bid to expand international operations and strengthen presence in the Middle East.

    Vistara will operate daily flights between Delhi and Kathmandu starting 11 February 2020, the bookings for which open today, progressively on all channels.

    Fellow pilots from Britain, France and Denmark took to the air for close encounters at speeds of 900 km/hour (560 mph). Violations of NATO airspace over the Baltics have fallen since Moscow's annexation of Crimea in 2014, but air activity on allied borders remains constant as jets fly from the Russian mainland across the Baltic Sea to Kaliningrad.

    ​Aurangabad, which SpiceJet added as its 53rd domestic destination last year, will be connected with Ahmedabad with a daily flight. The fight is effective from 15th February 2020. The airline will add an additional frequency on the Mumbai-Mangalore-Mumbai sector.

    In addition to Kolkata, SIA operates to five other points in India - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and New Delhi. Scoot, SIA’s low-cost subsidiary, operates to seven points in India. These are Amritsar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Trivadrum, Tiruchirappalli and Visakhapatnam.

    While one initiative of moving to one ticket booking software for domestic flight bookings would save about Rs 519 crore in 2020, the other initiative of putting a bigger aircraft on Delhi-London route and smaller Dreamliner on Delhi-Washington route would add about Rs 100 crore to airline’s bottom line.

    A few minutes after the flight took off from the airport, a woman passenger on board allegedly gave a note to one of the cabin crew, asking it to be delivered to the pilot. The note said there were bombs strapped to her body and she would detonate it any moment, an airport official said.

    Bringing an end to exhausting, chronic pains and fatigue caused by lack of sleep, two former Airbus employees have created a comfort kit- napEazy which lets you rest both your head and upper body in variety of sleeping positions.

    The FAA barred US carriers from airspace over Iran, the Gulf of Oman and the waters between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

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