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Boeing kept airlines and pilots in the dark about an automated background trim system on the 737 MAX

Boeing kept airlines and pilots in the dark about an au

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Jet Airways’ board accelerates turnaround strategy

The Board of Directors of Jet Airways met today to asse

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Pilot’s error triggers hijack scare on Kandahar-bound plane at Delhi airport

New Delhi: A hijack scare on a Kandahar-bound flight se

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As airlines struggle to survive, jet fuel price hiked by over 5%

New Delhi: Oil companies on Thursday hiked the price of

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Water Truck Hits Qatar Airways Plane At Kolkata Airport, Inquiry Ordered

Qatar Airways flight QR 540 from Kolkata to Doha was bo

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Two IndiGo planes avert mid-air collision

KOLKATA: Two IndiGo planes came too close for comfort b

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India will benefit from the aviation boom, but there will be turbulence : An Opinion

Many airlines are wallowing in losses and airport devel

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PRECAUTIONS DURING WINTER FLYING

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Air Force Chopper Force-Lands In Arunachal Pradesh, All 16 On Board Safe

NEW DELHI: An Mi-17 helicopter force-landed west of Tu

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Soon, your face can get you entry at airports

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Starting next year, passengers may no longer need their

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Govt looks to reduce excise duty on aviation fuel

NEW DELHI: After petrol and diesel, the government is

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IAF’s microlight aircraft crashes in UP’s Baghpat, pilots eject safely

IAF aircraft crashes in UP’s Baghpat: A microlight ai

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Is Jet Airways going the Kingfisher way?

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The aviation business is cyclical world over, which mak

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Analysis of Serious Incident- B 737-800 at Cochin on 18/08/2015

Analysis of Serious Incident- B 737-800 at Cochin on 18

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PRECAUTIONS PILGRIMAGE FLYING- HELICOPTERS

PRECAUTIONS PILGRIMAGE FLYING – HELICOPTERS Pilgr

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Percentage Share of Capacity by Region in terms of World ASK

Worldwide capacity expanded by +5.9% YoY in May 2018.

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New airport projects may be awarded on a revenue sharing basis

New Delhi: The Civil Aviation Ministry on Tuesday, 14

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India’s airlines are struggling because they’re chasing passengers, not profits

India’s aviation sector has faced the same issues for

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DGCA suspends licence of pilot whose plane crashed into Sri Ganganagar airport wall

NEW DELHI: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (D

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Air India Mumbai Chennai flight makes priority landing following technical problem

Chennai: A Chennai-bound Air India flight from Mumbai c

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Approach,Landing Accident Reduction

Inadequate professional judgment/airmanship was a causa

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Centre may infuse fresh capital into ailing Air India, says official

After having failed to take the disinvestment plan of A

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Aircraft Inventory-Airlines (India)

                  Aircraft Inventory-Airlines

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Near Misses in Indian Aviation

Incidents are considered “near miss” when t

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Safety violations in Indian skies.

Safety Violations 2016- 352. Safety Violations 2017- 26

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Call-sign Confusion

Description The use of similar call signs by aircraft o

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Helicopter Somatogravic Illusions

http://www.bnnaviation.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/H

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Precautions : Summer, Pre-Monsoon Flying

Summers and Pre-Monsoon Season are already here and wit

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5 Vitally Important Safety Actions for Helicopter Pilots.

After analyzing dozens of helicopter accidents that res

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Safety Aspects – Flying During Winters.

(a) Fog is a major flight safety hazard during winter m

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Precautionary landings of helicopters VT-PHY on due bad weather.

On 03 May 2018, at 1055 hours helicopter VT-PHY carried

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Analysis of Helicopter Accident on 04 Aug 15 – Arunachal Pradesh

On 04 Aug 15, a Helicopter belonging to an NSOP Operato

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B 200 Accident at Delhi Airport on 22 Dec 15- Lessons to be learnt.

Beechcraft Super King Air B-200 aircraft was involved i

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No permission required for operation of charter flights within India: Aviation Ministry

NEW DELHI: The aviation ministry has clarified that the

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IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh quits, airline appoints Rahul Bhatia as interim CEO

In a surprise announcement, country’s largest dom

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Vistara plans to start international operations soon having bagged its 20th aircraft

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New Delhi : Today is a landmark day for Vistara. The th

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IndiGo Airlines puts passenger going to Nagpur on Indore flight in a Security Gaffe

IndiGo Airlines security gaffe, a man heading to Nagpu

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ONGC Chopper Crash: Both engines intact, explosion ruled out

WITH BOTH engines of the Dauphin N3 helicopter that cra

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Drone companies call for changes to government’s draft regulations.

NEW DELHI: Drone startups — including Quidich Innovat

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Helicopter crash off Mumbai kills senior ONGC officials

Mumbai: A Pawan Hans helicopter, with two pilots and fi

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Fog delays CAT take-off

Dum Dum: Machines are ready and so are the men but the

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Cow enters Ahmedabad airport area, flights diverted

Ahmedabad: At least two aircraft had to be diverted aft

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Jet Airways prohibits ‘smart’ luggage with non-removable batteries on flights from January 15

Smart bags/smart luggage include devices with integrate

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Incident: Jet Airways B738 at Udaipur on Jan 7th 2018, rejected takeoff due to jackal

A Jet Airways Boeing 737-800,  performing flight 9W-20

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IndiGo flight returns to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport after engine failure

A Bengaluru-bound IndiGo flight with 180 passengers onb

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Air India flight from Goa makes emergency landing at Mumbai airport

Mumbai: A Mumbai-bound Air India flight from Goa with o

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Jet pilot involved in mid-air clash may lose licence

NEW DELHI: Jet pilot involved in mid-air clash may lose

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Air India ties up with three banks for loans for 3 B777 planes

New Delhi: State-owned Air India has tied up with UAE-b

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With just 10 crashes, 2017 safest year for civil aviation since 1946: Reports

The Hague: 2017 was the safest year for civil aviation

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Navy Fighter Jet Crashes After Overshooting Runway In Goa, Pilot Safe

  The Goa airport is shut after the accident and f

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Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha wants Passenger Drones to Help De-congest Cities

The passenger drones can help de-congest the choked c

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31-DEC-2017 – Nature Air Cessna 208B Grand Caravan accident: 12 dead (Costa Rica)

A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan operated by Nature Air was

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Incident: Indigo A320N at Goa on Dec 31st 2017, engine problem

An Indigo Airbus A320-200N,  performing flight 6E-724

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Windshield cracks return to haunt Air India’s Dreamliner

New Delhi: Windshield cracks are yet again haunting Air

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Delhi: Indigo Flight Cancelled After Plane Suffers Massive Fuel Leak Minutes Before Take-Off

Major Accident Averted after an Indigo Airlines flight

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Bird-hit grounds aircraft, 12 stranded

Kolkata: An Air India aircraft was grounded at the Kolk

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17 of Air India’s best pilots to be off the sky this Winter

Divestment-bound national carrier Air India has sent a

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Alliance Air Aircraft delayed after wing hits step ladder in Chennai Airport

Chennai: A Chennai-Trichy Alliance Air flight was delay

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Scare as ‘drone’, flight nearly collide

New Delhi : The security agencies were thrown into a ti

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Eurocopter AS 350B3 Écureuil Fatal Accident (Honduras)

On 16th Dec 2017, an  Eurocopter AS 350B3 Écureuil,

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Fog effect: Three flights cancelled, 5 delayed

Mohali: Flight operations continued to be disrupted for

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West Wind Aviation ATR 42-300 accident on 13-DEC-2017 at Fond-du-Lac, Saskatchewan (Canada)

A West Wind Aviation ATR 42-300 impacted terrain shortl

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Singapore Airlines Mumbai go-around: DGCA writes to Singapore Aviation Authority

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (D

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Under-maintenance Qatar Airways aircraft catches fire; no injuries

Qatar Airways Airbus A321 (for representation purpose o

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Late autopilot disconnect behind Jet Airways 737 tailstrike

A late transition from autopilot to manual flying cause

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Cyclone Ockhi: Flight operations run an hour late at Mumbai Airport

A cyclone making its way up along the western coast of

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HAL to offer technology to pvt sector to build helicopter

In the first such initiative, state-run aerospace behem

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Panic grips Jammu Airport as ‘Gun’ recovered from courier pack

Jammu: Sleuths of Jammu and Kashmir Police and staff of

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Emergency landing for MiG-21 at Jaipur city airport

Jaipur: A MiG-21 of Indian Air Force (IAF) which was on

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DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 suffered a runway excursion during takeoff (Nepal)

On 23rd Nov 2017, a de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Ott

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Incident: Indigo A320 at Delhi on Nov 22nd 2017, smoke in cockpit

An Indigo Airbus A320-200,  performing flight 6E-719 f

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Incident: Indigo A320 at Delhi on Nov 22nd 2017, smoke in cockpit

An Indigo Airbus A320-200, performing flight 6E-719 fro

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Incident: Jet Airways B738 near Ahmedabad on Nov 21st 2017, cargo smoke indication

A Jet Airways Boeing 737-800,  performing flight 9W-20

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Incident: Nepal A320 at Kathmandu on Nov 18th 2017, the eagle has blended

A Nepal Airlines Airbus A320-200, performing flight RA-

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Incident: GoAir A20N at Delhi on Nov 18th 2017, bird strike

A GoAir Airbus A320-200N, performing flight G8-140 from

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Incident: Indigo A320 at Chennai on Nov 16th 2017, bird strike

An Indigo Airbus A320-200,  performing flight 6E-1707

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Rapid automation in aviation safety

Satellite-based radar systems with GPS to map flights a

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Wild boar enters runway of Vizag airport, gets hit by Indigo flight

Passengers on board the Hyderabad-bound IndiGo flight a

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Incident: Indigo A320 enroute on Nov 11th 2017, smoking laptop

An Indigo Airbus A320-200, performing flight 6E-445 fro

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PRECAUTIONS DURING WINTER FLYING

Winter is already here and with it, the associated flyi

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New Delhi’s smog is so bad, United won’t fly here

NEW DELHI – Citing toxic smog that one official s

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Incident: AirAsia India A320 at Ranchi on Nov 11th 2017, cargo smoke indication

An AirAsia India Airbus A320-200,  performing flight I

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8 helipads planned in city to airlift patients, ferry VVIPs

Bengaluru: Eight helipads for as many BBMP zones in the

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Spicejet plane de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 – tail strike upon landing

On 08th Nov 2017 Spicejet owned de Havilland Canada DH

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Flights at Jodhpur take off after runway repairs

Jodhpur: Passengers of three flights, which were stuck

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Fingers crossed as UN body comes to audit DGCA, airlines next week

The exercise starts Monday with ICAO’s audit of

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Jet Airways Flight Diverted After Frequent Flyer Planted ‘Bomb Letter’ In Toilet

The pilot of the Boeing 737-900 plane alerted the Ahmed

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Airports to have bomb detection and disposal squads

New Delhi: Bomb detection and disposal squads will now

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Aircraft hits dog on runway; aborts takeoff, everyone safe

Vasco: An IndiGo flight to Mumbai from Goa had to abort

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Lax Airport Maintenance caused SpiceJet Q400 Accident

An Investigation ordered by Ministry of Civil Aviation

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Soon, Seaplanes To Take Flight in India

New Delhi: A team, comprising members from the ministry

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Smoke from phone sparks midair scare

On Friday, 20th Oct 2017, a mobile phone kept in a pass

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Fuel tanker catches fire at eastern Indian airport

New Delhi: A major fire tragedy was averted at the Inte

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20 Air Force Planes To Land On Agra Expressway Next Week In Special Drill

NEW DELHI: Twenty planes of the Indian Air Force will l

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Regional UDAN flight path to land on water with amphibian planes

New Delhi: The government’s scheme for enhancing regi

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Fire at Delhi’s IGI airport disrupts flights; 2 Vistara, Air India jets abort landing at last minute

New Delhi : A fire at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Internati

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Baggage tow tractor rams into Air India plane at IGI airport

New Delhi, 14th Oct 2017 : An electronic baggage tow tr

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AAI moots Calicut airport runway extension

Kozhikode: In what could come as a relief to NRIs in th

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Air India Takes Delivery Of 125th Boeing Airplane

Rajiv Bansal, Chairman and Managing Director, Air India

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Passenger held at airport for carrying bullets

Tirupati:  A Hyderabad-bound passenger was arrested on

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6 flights make emergency landing in Bhubaneswar due to heavy rains in Kolkata

Kolkata: At least six Kolkata-bound flights had to dive

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Now, pothole shuts Mumbai airport’s main runway for four hours

Surface issues: The city airport’s main runway wa

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Flight safety: AAI wants to axe tall trees at Veli

Thiruvananthapuram: The Airports Authority of India (A

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AAI team to probe runway light damage by AI aircraft

A technical team from Airports Authority of India’

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Low-fuel 787 had to declare Mayday repeatedly to Indian ATC

Investigators have disclosed that a diverted Air Canada

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Seven killed in IAF chopper crash in Arunachal

Seven defence personnel were killed after an Mi-17 V5 h

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SpiceJet to launch operations with 10 to 14 seater aircraft, which can land anywhere

Gurgaon-based SpiceJetBSE 2.79 % today announced that i

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DGCA mulling new test for tipsy pilots, cabin crew

The civil aviation regulator also wants crew to be grou

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Accident: Five fatalities in East Wing Antonov An-28 ambulance accident, Kazakhstan

On Tuesday 3 October 2017, an Antonov An-28 operated b

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Govt likely to transfer all debt and assets of Air India into SPV

The government has decided to move the huge debt of the

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Aviation ministry asks DGCA instead of AAIB to probe goair’s February fire incident.

The Civil Aviation Ministry (CAA) has denied permission

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Jet’s Chandigarh-Mumbai flight makes emergency landing after suffering a bird hit

A Jet Airways aircraft flying from Chandigarh to Mumbai

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Incident: France A388 over Greenland on Sep 30th 2017, engine inlet separated

An Air France Airbus A380-800, performing flight AF-66

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Pilot’s presence of mind helped avert tragedy of Doha-bound plane

If the pilot had not applied technical expertise and pr

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Aviation regulator gets strict, flights not ready to take off on time may get delayed indefinitely

Airlines not preparing their aircraft to take off on ti

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Govt eases norms for airlines connecting UDAN destinations

The civil aviation ministry has agreed to allow some ai

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IAF chopper makes emergency landing

An Indian Air Force chopper, shifting a Special Task Fo

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Rolls-Royce manager presented with Whittle Safety Award

The International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA) has

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Kabul airport attack: Narrow escape for Delhi-bound SpiceJet passengers

Over 180 people on a Delhi-bound flight were among thos

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IAF trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana, pilots safe

An Indian Air Force (IAF) Kiran trainer aircraft crashe

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SpiceJet Pilots Grounded After Plane Skids Off Mumbai Runway

Aviation regulatory body DGCA has grounded two SpiceJet

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Incident: KLM B772 at Osaka on Sep 23rd 2017, dropped panel on climb out

A KLM Boeing 777-200, performing flight KL-868 from Osa

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Pune-bound GoAir plane diverted to Mumbai after technical snag

On 22nd Sept 2017, a Pune-bound GoAir Airbus A320 Neo p

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Incident: India Express B738 near Mangalore, engine shut down in flight

An Air India Express Boeing 737-800, from Mangalore (In

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Incident: Spirit A319 at Detroit on Sep 18th 2017, engine shut down in flight

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A319-100, performing flight NK

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How International, Indian Air Carriers Joining Forces To Leverage India’s Aviation Market

Earlier this month, Japan Airlines (JAL) and India’s

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Incident: Spicejet B738 at Mumbai on Sep 19th 2017, overran runway on landing

A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, performing flight SG-703 fro

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Officials to Investigate Air India Plane’s Collision With GSE

No one was injured when an Air India aircraft collided

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Fire breaks out at Kolkata Airport, non hurt

A fire broke out in one of the UPS rooms at the “

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Air India flight hits ground cooling unit truck at airport

In n a freak incident, an Air India flight hit ground c

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Anxiety grips flyers as glitch forces GoAir flight back to Pune

The 141 passengers on board a Pune-Bengaluru GoAir flig

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Government seeks to set ground rules for Gyroplanes

It’s a bird… It’s a chopper…. It’s a plane

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The Tragic Crash of Flight AF447 Shows the Unlikely but Catastrophic Consequences of Automation

The tragic crash of Air France 447 (AF447) in 2009 sent

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Incident: British Airways A321 at Amsterdam on Sep 12th 2017, engine shut down in flight

A British Airways Airbus A321-200, performing flight  

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Jet aircraft veers off taxiway in Jorhat, passengers safe

Jet Airways flight from Guwahati to Jorhat went off the

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IGI loses radio link with planes, DGCA orders probe

The all-pervasive network problem is now plaguing Indir

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Incident: Lufthansa A388 enroute on Sep 11th 2017, engine problem

A Lufthansa Airbus A380-800, performing flight from Fra

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Air India Express Boeing 737-800 taxied into concrete water drain at Cochin Airport

Air India Express flight was damaged in a taxiing accid

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NSG, CISF may be empowered to shoot down ‘rogue’ UAVs

Anti-terror force NSG and industrial security agency CI

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Air India commander grounded for reckless flight conduct

Air India has grounded a senior Airbus A-320 commander

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Indian Aviation Industry In Sweetest Spot

The Indian aviation industry is potentially in the swee

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Incident: Indigo A20N at Vishakhapatnam on Aug 30th 2017, rejected takeoff due to bird strike

An Indigo Airbus A320-200N, performing flight from Vish

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