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15 January, 2019 7:25 AM India to add 1,000 aircraft in 7-8 years: Govt official

Mumbai: The country is going to add 1,000 aircraft over the next 7-8 years, a top government official said Tuesday. "We would be adding about 1,000 more aircraft in about next 7-8 years," Ministry of Civil Aviation secretary, RN Choubey, said, adding that the country will be adding 100 more airports, and one billion trips in the next 15 years. He said the country 234

15 January, 2019 4:48 AM Pentagon extends mission to Mexico border through September

Washington: The US military will extend a mission to support security along the US border with Mexico through Sept. 30, the Pentagon said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved the extension in response to a request from the Homeland Security Department, the Pentagon said in a statement. There are about 2,350 troops assigned to the border 272

14 January, 2019 11:09 AM India's airlines are safe. But is Indian aviation safe?

The latest survey by AirlineRatings may have given a lot of stars to Indian airlines, but at the same time, leaves a question mark over the safety of air travel in the country. The survey does product and safety ratings for more than 435 airlines around the world. These include India's IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and Air India. Uttaresh Venkateshwaran 165

10 January, 2019 4:29 AM SpiceJet flight suffers technical glitch, lands back at Mumbai airport

A Dubai-bound SpiceJet flight from Mumbai landed back in the city on Wednesday after being airborne due to a technical glitch in the aircraft. The flight, SG-13, was delayed by four hours. The snag was rectified by airline engineers and the plane resumed the journey to Dubai after a delay of four hours. All passengers are said to be safe. According to a statement 223

9 January, 2019 4:54 AM DGCA Approves Aeronautics & Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Course In Jamia

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has granted approval to Pawan Hans Limited to run a course in Aeronautics and Aircraft Maintenance engineering at the Jamia Millia Islamia, the varsity said Tuesday. The DGCA granted CAR-147(Basic) approval under B1.3(Helicopter-Turbine) and B2 (Avionics) category to Pawan Hans Limited to run the B.Sc Aeronautics 188

9 January, 2019 1:33 AM Centre To Issue New Safety Rules For Airbus A320 Neos

The government will issue new safety protocols for airlines operating Airbus A320neo aircraft fitted with Pratt & Whitney engines, the civil aviation secretary said, after temporary grounding orders affected the planes last year. Low-cost airlines IndiGo and GoAir were forced to ground A320neo aircraft on several occasions due to issues related to their 252

7 January, 2019 9:24 AM Rafale fighter vs JF-17 jet: Check out the features of the two aircraft

While India has finalised the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France, neighbouring Pakistan has reached out to China for speedy procurement of JF-17 planes. Even before the Indian Air Force (IAF) gets the 36 Rafale fighters in a fly-away condition from Dassault Aviation, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is attempting to add as many as 62 JF-17 jets. But who has the edge? Where 245

6 January, 2019 6:53 PM SpiceJet Boeing 737 MAX Delhi-Hong Kong Flight Faces Mid-Air Engine Snag

SpiceJet's Boeing 737 MAX plane from Hong Kong suffered a mid-air engine problem on Sunday, forcing the aircraft to make emergency landing in Varanasi, according to an official. The plane was flying to Delhi from Hong Kong. The incident comes close on the heels of another incident where a Pratt &Whitney engine of an IndiGo A320 neo plane stopped working 236

6 January, 2019 9:11 AM SpiceJet Announces 12 New Domestic Flights, Offers Tickets From Rs 1,497

SpiceJet's announcement comes amid high competition in the country's civil aviation sector. Budget carrier SpiceJet has announced twelve new domestic flights at a starting all-inclusive price of Rs 1,497. The daily direct flights introduced by the carrier, will operate on the Dehradun-Jammu, Dehradun-Jaipur and Dehradun-Amritsar routes, starting from January 153

6 January, 2019 12:38 AM Trying To Ensure Airlines Follow Highest Safety Standards: Suresh Prabhu

Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Saturday that the government is ensuring all domestic carriers conform to the highest safety standards and the aviation regulator has been directed to conduct safety audits on a regular basis. Suresh Prabhu's assertion came after an IndiGo A320 neo plane flying from Kolkata to Mumbai was stalled mid-air 144