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Scientists design “catch and kill” air filter that kills 99.9 percent of the Coronavirus causing bacteria in public spaces
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Scientists design “catch and kill” air filter that kills 99.9 percent of the Coronavirus causing bacteria in public spaces

The researchers are also developing a desk-top model which is capable of purifying the air in an office worker’s immediate surroundings.

GoAir cancels 18 domestic flights; budget carrier faces non-availability of aircraft, cockpit crew crunch
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GoAir cancels 18 domestic flights; budget carrier faces non-availability of aircraft, cockpit crew crunch

GoAir has cancelled 18 domestic flights from cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Patna due to non-availability of aircraft and adequate cockpit crew, a source said

PMC Bank scam: Court allows RBI-appointed administrator to sell two jets, yacht of promoters of HDIL group
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PMC Bank scam: Court allows RBI-appointed administrator to sell two jets, yacht of promoters of HDIL group

A court here has allowed the RBI-appointed administrator for the PMC Bank to sell two airplanes and a yacht belonging to HDIL group firms owned by Rakesh Wadhawan and his son Sarang, the prime accused in the Rs 4,355-crore scam at the cooperative lender

Lowering carbon footprint: Only 1 in 4 Indians will ditch air travel for greener options, finds study
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Lowering carbon footprint: Only 1 in 4 Indians will ditch air travel for greener options, finds study

About 37 percent Indians on the other hand would take the transport with a lower carbon footprint–Railways, for example — if it is at par with air travel,

Longest direct passenger flight arrives in Sydney from New York in 17-hour 'ultra-long-haul' journey
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Longest direct passenger flight arrives in Sydney from New York in 17-hour 'ultra-long-haul' journey

Last year, Qantas introduced the first 17-hour, direct flight from Perth to London, one of the longest passenger flights in the world.

Greta Thunberg's flight shaming catches on around the world, air travel takes a hit
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Greta Thunberg's flight shaming catches on around the world, air travel takes a hit

Commercial flying accounts for about 2 percent of global carbon emissions and about 12 percent of transport emissions.

Lufthansa airways allows flyers to buy climate-friendly fuel for the plane
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Lufthansa airways allows flyers to buy climate-friendly fuel for the plane

Passengers who opt to donate toward reforestation measures pay a 165-euro surcharge for the same flight.

Jet fuel and diesel can now be made from plastic bags, water bottles & daily waste
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Jet fuel and diesel can now be made from plastic bags, water bottles & daily waste

Scientists believe that farmers can use this technique to make diesel, to fuel their tractors, on their farms.

Naresh Goyal steps down from Jet Airways board: Eight charts depict cash-strapped airline's performance over one and half decade
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Naresh Goyal steps down from Jet Airways board: Eight charts depict cash-strapped airline's performance over one and half decade

Jet Airways Founder and Chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal will resign from the board of the crisis-hit airline, according to a regulatory filing.

MIT researchers break water-air barrier so submarines can talk to airplanes
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MIT researchers break water-air barrier so submarines can talk to airplanes

It's been impossible to communicate directly between the two mediums, water and air, until now.

Boeing is increasingly optimistic about gradually making a mid-market plane to fill gaps in its lineup
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Boeing is increasingly optimistic about gradually making a mid-market plane to fill gaps in its lineup

Boeing voiced more optimism on Tuesday about going ahead with a new aircraft to fill a gap in its product line, but said the time frame for producing such a plane remained years away.

Air bound: DGCA allows airlines to have handcuffs on board to restrain unruly passengers
India

Air bound: DGCA allows airlines to have handcuffs on board to restrain unruly passengers

The DGCA has allowed airlines to carry restrainers like plastic handcuffs to control unruly passengers and keep them seated till the flight lands safely,

After AirAsia tragedy, Qatar Airways to launch automatic tracking system early this year
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After AirAsia tragedy, Qatar Airways to launch automatic tracking system early this year

Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the Gulf country, plans to roll out planes equipped with an automatic aircraft tracking system as early as this year

Fliers may be allowed to use smartphones and tablets on planes
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Fliers may be allowed to use smartphones and tablets on planes

A Federal Aviation Administration advisory committee recommended Thursday that airline passengers be allowed to use smartphones...

Qatar Airways plans to fly Dreamliners on Bangalore, Delhi routes
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Qatar Airways plans to fly Dreamliners on Bangalore, Delhi routes

Gulf carrier Qatar Airways today said it would deploy Boeing 787 Dreamliners to service its Doha-Delhi and Doha-Bangalore sectors from next month

Indo-Canadian convicted for $4,50,000 bribe in Air India contract
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Indo-Canadian convicted for $4,50,000 bribe in Air India contract

An Indian-origin Canadian citizen has been convicted by a court in Ottawa of conspiring to bribe Air India officials and an Indian minister to the tune of USD 450,000 in a failed bid to secure a lucrative contract for an airline security system