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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
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
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

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UN will launch projects to share conflict zone information with airlines

Aug 25, 2014

Two Galileo GPS satellites launched in wrong orbit

Two satellites that are intended to form part of the European Galileo satellite navigation system went astray from their intended orbit after launch from French Guiana on Friday, satellite launch company Arianespace said. Galileo is being built by Eu... #Europe #European Commission #European Space Agency
UN will launch projects to share conflict zone information with airlines

Sep 06, 2014

Mystery surrounds small plane crash carrying prominent upstate couple

Rescue crews searching off Jamaica's coast on Saturday said they could no longer see debris spotted earlier, stymieing efforts to solve the mystery surrounding a small plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple that went on a ghostly 1,700-mi... #New York, NY #Rochester, NY
UN will launch projects to share conflict zone information with airlines

Aug 24, 2014

Problems on ANOTHER Malaysia Airlines flight, as pressure problems force Tokyo-bound plane to return to Kuala Lumpur

Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director-general of the Department of Civil Aviation said the plane returned to Kuala Lumpur International Airport because it was unable to maintain the correct pressure inside the aircraft... #Tokyo #Malaysia Airlines #Kuala Lumpur #Kuala Lumpur International Airport #Abdul Rahman