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Domestic air passenger traffic grows by 3.98 per cent in October
The domestic air traffic last month consisted of 12.31 million passengers compared to 11.84 million passengers in the same month last year, a jump of 3.98 per cent, as per data. IndiGo maintained its lead position with 47.4 per cent share of the domestic passenger market in October, the data showed.
Over 38 lakh traffic violation cases booked in last 2 months, Nitin Gadkari informs the Parliament
As per information available in the database of National Informatics Centre (NIC), 38,39,406 traffic challans in 18 states were issued since September 1, when certain provisions of the new motor vehicles act came into effect. The total Challans have been booked for Rs 5,77,51,79,895 crore, Union minister Nitin Gadkari informed the Parliament.
Challans worth Rs 577 cr issued since Sept 1
As per information available in the database of the National Informatics Centre (NIC), 38,39,406 traffic challans in 18 states were issued since September 1. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 made with the intention of disciplining road users resulted in increase of traffic penalties by several times.
Pak air traffic controller saves Jaipur-Muscat flight after pilot sounds alert
An air traffic controller from Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority saved a plane flying from Jaipur to Muscat, after its pilot sounded alert due to bad weather. According to a report, the plane was flying over Karachi region on when it got caught in the middle of lightning and dropped down from an altitude of 36,000 feet-34,000 feet almost immediately.
India's air traffic growth has 'slowed significantly' in 2019, was 1.6 per cent in Sept: IATA
"Growth in domestic India RPKs (revenue passenger kilometres) eased to 1.6 per cent year-on-year, from 4.5 per cent observed in August," said a press release of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). In comparison, Chinese passenger traffic grew by 8.9 per cent and 9.8 per cent in September and August, respectively, as per the IATA.
Mumbai Airport sees 27% rise in passenger traffic to London in FY20
The British carrier, which stopped flying to India's financial hub from London in January 2016, relaunched its non-stop daily flight services on the route from Oct 27 in a bid to capture demand in the wake of grounding of Jet Airways.
Hefty fines prompt most vehicles in Delhi to fall into line
In September, 9,186 challans were issued by the enforcement wing. This was a dip of 63.5% compared to the monthly average between January and August — 25,218. In August, 20,276 challans were issued.
Traffic noise affects bird physiology and reproductive health: Study
The study, published in the journal Conservation Biology, noted that the chicks of noise-exposed birds were smaller than the young ones from quiet nests. The researchers, including those from The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science in Germany (MPG), studied the effect of traffic noise on stress hormone levels, health, and reproductive success in breeding zebra finches -- birds native to the arid areas of Central Australia.
September air traffic grows by just 1.18%
The growth in domestic passenger numbers has slowed down with the domestic airlines registering growth in passenger carriage of 1.18% in September — lower than over 3% growth registered till last month.
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