IndiGo sets eyes on aircraft crew exiting Jet Airways; plans to hire about 100 pilots to overcome shortage
The Gurugram-based IndiGo has already recruited about 130 expatriate pilots from all over the world to meet its aircraft crew shortage, the report said.
The second black box of the doomed EgyptAir plane that crashed last month killing all 66 people on board was pulled out of the Mediterranean Sea on Friday, a day after Egypt's investigation committee said the plane's cockpit voice recorder had been recovered.
The lawyer for an Egyptian hijacker says the flight crew of the EgyptAir plane had testified that the man threatened to blow up the aircraft because he was against the Egyptian government.
New chairman and managing director Ashwani Lohani has been flagging various areas of concern as he tried to get Air India back to peak performance.
Aviation regulator DGCA has been steadfast in denying any lapse on the part of Air India in continuing to use such old planes, saying these are air worthy.
A state prosecutor says the co-pilot who crashed a Germanwings airliner into the French Alps and had a history of depression had reached out to dozens
An Air Canada plane made a hard landing short of the runway at the Halifax airport during a snowstorm.
An Airbus A320 has crashed in the southern French Alps, a security source has told AFP, adding that there were about 142 passengers and six crew on board.
Immediately after reports emerged of a low cost airline-- Germanwings crashing in the south of France, their website is down and unavailable.
Air India has been unable to lease 19 Airbus 320 aircraft, for which it put out a global tender last month, and may have to alter tender conditions before seeking quotations from lessors again.
The new aircraft will seat 180 passengers and help the airline fight the LCCs more effectively. <br /><br />