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Flood waters recede, lakhs still wait for help, anger mounts

Sep 10, 2014

Flood waters recede, lakhs still wait for help, anger mounts

A total of 79 transport aircraft and helicopters of IAF and Army Aviation Corps were carrying out non-stop rescue and relief operations while Army has deployed one lakh troops. #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Omar Abdullah #Floods #IAF #NDRF #Saifuddin Soz #Disaster #States #Army Aviation Corps
Take away from the dutch report on MH17's crash in Ukraine

Sep 09, 2014

Take away from the dutch report on MH17's crash in Ukraine

As per the report, Flight MH17 was flying in unrestricted airspace on a constant heading when its crashed. #US #Australia #didyouknow #Russia #Netherlands #Ukraine #flying #Aviation industry #Malaysia Airlines #Ukrainian rebels #MH17
Pawan Hans, private chopper firms join rescue efforts in J&K

Sep 09, 2014

Pawan Hans, private chopper firms join rescue efforts in J&K

IAF and civilian choppers and transport aircraft have been undertaking non-stop sorties overnight to carry men and relief material to submerged parts, as mammoth multi-agency rescue efforts were underway in J&K to rescue lakhs of people trapped in flood-ravaged areas. #air india #Pawan Hans #NewsTracker #Rohit Nandan #Civil aviation #Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati #J&K floods
DGCA threatens to suspend licenses of nearly 140 Jet pilots

Sep 06, 2014

DGCA threatens to suspend licenses of nearly 140 Jet pilots

While Jet was asked to ground three pilots "whose training was found to be deficient", the DGCA also proposed action against some of the airline's trainers who "imparted deficient simulator training to pilots", DGCA officials said. #ThisisNext #Jet Airways #DGCA #Civil aviation #Pilot Proficiency Check
Centre to unveil policy on building low-cost airports soon

Sep 05, 2014

Centre to unveil policy on building low-cost airports soon

The civil aviation ministry would soon finalise names of the first five of these 50 no-frill airports to be taken up first, official sources said in New Delhi today. #Manmohan Singh #BJP #Civil Aviation Ministry #PolicyWatch #UPA-II #Private-public partnership #Low-cost airports
Malaysia Airlines renames 'bucket list' ticket contest

Sep 03, 2014

Malaysia Airlines renames 'bucket list' ticket contest

Even before the disasters, Malaysia Airlines had lost huge sums of money for years as it failed to rise to increasing industry competition. #NewsTracker #Bucket List #flying #Aviation industry #MH370 #MH17 #MH17 crash #Passenger planes
Here's a list of key areas of cooperation between India and Japan

Sep 01, 2014

Here's a list of key areas of cooperation between India and Japan

Infrastructure, railways, civil aviation and energy are the key areas among others in which Indian and Japan seek to enhance cooperation between them, an official statement said Monday. #World #India #Energy #ListsEtc #Railways #Civil aviation #Japan Key areas of cooperation
DGCA tightens screw on airlines after increase in travellers' complaints

Aug 27, 2014

DGCA tightens screw on airlines after increase in travellers' complaints

A large chunk of air travellers have been complaining of problems relating to delayed flights and customer services of various airlines, though official data showed substantially less number of complaints in July compared to June. #India #air india #Jet Airways #NewsTracker #Aviation #GoAir #DGCA
UN will launch projects to share conflict zone information with airlines

Aug 27, 2014

UN will launch projects to share conflict zone information with airlines

The United Nations' civil aviation body will launch two pilot projects designed to help airlines and states better share information about risks in conflict zones, the organization said on Tuesday, nearly six weeks after a Malaysian airliner was shot down over Ukraine. #United Nations #UN #Ukraine #Malaysia Airlines #United Nations civil aviation body #Malaysia Airlines crash
Nearly 200 cabin crew quit Malaysia Airlines after double disasters

Aug 26, 2014

Nearly 200 cabin crew quit Malaysia Airlines after double disasters

Nearly 200 cabin crew have resigned from Malaysia Airlines which was hit by two deadly tragedies this year, the carrier said on Tuesday, and some reportedly cited fears for their safety #Aviation #Malaysia #Ukraine #Cabin crew #Flights #Malaysian Airlines #MH370 #MH17