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Internal inquiry set up by Air India Express after Trichy-Dubai flight hit ATC compound wall; DGCA informed about incident
India

Internal inquiry set up by Air India Express after Trichy-Dubai flight hit ATC compound wall; DGCA informed about incident

An internal inquiry has been set up by Air India Express after their Dubai-bound flight from Trichy, with 136 passengers on board, hit the Air Traffic Control (ATC) compound wall on Thursday at the Trichy Airport.

Crisis aboard Air India flight 101: Deftness of two pilots in preventing an almost-inevitable catastrophe should be celebrated
India

Crisis aboard Air India flight 101: Deftness of two pilots in preventing an almost-inevitable catastrophe should be celebrated

The story here is that a major crisis on board was handled professionally and with great control. A nation should salute these two men not minimise their effort.

Air India pilot saves lives of 370 passengers, lands aircraft at US airport despite multiple systems failure and lack of fuel
India

Air India pilot saves lives of 370 passengers, lands aircraft at US airport despite multiple systems failure and lack of fuel

On 11 September, when Air India's AI-101 was flying from Delhi to New York, it was suddenly caught in the worst flying conditions any pilot would want to imagine.

Exclusive: India stares at an air safety crisis as disgruntled CNS officers intend to cede ratings over recruitment, allowance row
India

Exclusive: India stares at an air safety crisis as disgruntled CNS officers intend to cede ratings over recruitment, allowance row

When contacted by Firstpost, AAI chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra refused to comment on the simmering issue.

Sri Lankan government to rework draft MoU on Mattala Rajapaksha International Airport deal with India
Business

Sri Lankan government to rework draft MoU on Mattala Rajapaksha International Airport deal with India

Dubbed as the "world's emptiest airport" due to lack of flights, the Mattala Rajapaksha International Airport was built with high-interest commercial loans from China by the Mahinda Rajapaksha government

Kathmandu plane crash: ATC's rush to scapegoat pilot appalling, seems like a deliberate attempt to deflect blame
World

Kathmandu plane crash: ATC's rush to scapegoat pilot appalling, seems like a deliberate attempt to deflect blame

It is appalling that the Air Traffic Control (ATC) at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport could so cavalierly discuss the pilot’s alleged refusal to obey orders and indict the flight deck minutes into the accident.

Debris of missing Pawan Hans helicopter found near Mumbai coast; four bodies recovered from chopper crash
India

Debris of missing Pawan Hans helicopter found near Mumbai coast; four bodies recovered from chopper crash

The Coast Guard has recovered bodies of four people on-board the Pawan Hans helicopter that went missing off the Mumbai coast on Saturday morning.

Chopper with five ONGC employees on board goes missing near Mumbai; search operations underway
India

Chopper with five ONGC employees on board goes missing near Mumbai; search operations underway

A Pawan Hans helicopter with seven people on board has gone missing in Mumbai soon after take-off from the Juhu airport on Saturday

Remote air traffic control: Cost effective but will India's notorious runway incursions keep it incident free
Business

Remote air traffic control: Cost effective but will India's notorious runway incursions keep it incident free

Airports Authority of India is drawing up plans to test mobile air traffic control towers.

Mumbai-Delhi Jet Airways flight hijack scare: Passenger detained for placing threat note; accused a habitual offender
India

Mumbai-Delhi Jet Airways flight hijack scare: Passenger detained for placing threat note; accused a habitual offender

A Delhi-bound Jet Airways flight from Mumbai was on Monday diverted to the airport in Ahmedabad for "security reasons".

London becomes first city to replace air traffic control with a digital system
News & Analysis

London becomes first city to replace air traffic control with a digital system

London is to become the first UK city to replace its air traffic controllers with a remotely operated digital system, the media reported.

Air India proposal to slap graded fine upto Rs 15 lakh would never take off; here's why
Business

Air India proposal to slap graded fine upto Rs 15 lakh would never take off; here's why

How is Air India going to recover the fine in the face of this most practical difficulty?

AI flight loses contact with ATC over Hungary, reaches London safely
India

AI flight loses contact with ATC over Hungary, reaches London safely

An Air India Ahmedabad-London-Newark flight lost communication with the local Air Traffic Control and was escorted by fighter jets over Hungary, officials said here on Friday.

Pakistan grounds all ten French-built ATR aircrafts after PIA plane crash in Abbottabad
World

Pakistan grounds all ten French-built ATR aircrafts after PIA plane crash in Abbottabad

Pakistan's national carrier PIA on Monday grounded all 10 French-built ATR turboprop planes in its fleet, days after one of its flights carrying 47 people crashed en route to Islamabad, killing everyone on board.

Glitch forces IndiGo plane to make precautionary landing in New Delhi
India

Glitch forces IndiGo plane to make precautionary landing in New Delhi

According to sources, local standby was declared for IndiGo flight 6E-106 arriving here from Bengaluru at 1201 hours after the pilot reported a technical fault in the Airbus 320 aircraft to the Delhi ATC.

Major aviation disaster averted: Indian Navy tests missiles even as airspace remains open to traffic
India

Major aviation disaster averted: Indian Navy tests missiles even as airspace remains open to traffic

In times when major aviation disasters have have horrified the world, another one could have occurred on Saturday when, due to a communication failure, the Indian Navy test fired several lethal surface-to-surface missiles above the Arabian Sea as the airspace remained open to air traffic.

Intensive search operations on to locate missing Dornier aircraft
India

Intensive search operations on to locate missing Dornier aircraft

Helicopters and ships of the Indian Coast Guard and Navy are undertaking intensive search operations off Chidambaram coast in Tamil Nadu and northwards to locate the three-member crew onboard a Dornier aircraft which went missing last night, a top official said on Tuesday.

Unidentified plane spotted by Etihad flight over Mumbai
Mumbai

Unidentified plane spotted by Etihad flight over Mumbai

Investigations have been launched by the air traffic control, which is under the Airports Authority of India, and other security agencies, the sources said.

Snowy chat heads, ATC and more: Facebook's favourite hacks from the year gone by
News & Analysis

Snowy chat heads, ATC and more: Facebook's favourite hacks from the year gone by

The year gone by has been a mixed bag for Facebook. While the numbers have not really been in its favour, the constant evolution and addition of features to

Tallest in India, new Mumbai ATC tower to improve air traffic
Business

Tallest in India, new Mumbai ATC tower to improve air traffic

Mumbai ATC everyday handles approximately 750 landings and take-offs, besides controlling 960 other flights including international overflying traffic.<br /><br /> Once commissioned, the new ATC tower will be able to handle 46 flights per hour as against 40 being handled now, as per MIAL.