Most airports and nearby areas unlikely to get 5G connectivity and services anytime soon. Here's why
The DGCA and the MoCA fear that the radio altimetres and GPS used in most aircrafts will be adversely affected by the radiowaves used for 5G in India. Hence, they are asking for time to replace the existing equipment with new, updated variants.
After reviewing block times, airport connecting times and aircraft as well as crew rotations, Tata-owned Air India has identified various improvement areas for bettering overall performance
The new process will initially implemented in three cities – Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi. The airline plans to expand to all cities gradually
Sudhaa Chandran being made to take off prosthetic leg during airport security checks is no new, isolated incident
I have had a prosthetic leg for the past 11 years of my 29 year-long life, and unfortunately, I’ve been on the receiving end of discriminatory security practices at airports for a long, long time.
Pune airport to remain shut from 16 to 29 Oct due to maintenance work; all commercial flights suspended
For these 14 days, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be undertaking runway resurfacing work which was earlier supposed to take place in April this year but was postponed.
An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'An uncharted territory of travelling through an unperceived threat'
This account is part of Firstpost’s Oral History Project of the COVID-19 Crisis in India. The Oral History Project aims to be an ongoing compendium of individual experiences of the pandemic, with a focus on one significant day in our respondents’ lives during this time.
Airlines can operate at 80% of pre-COVID capacity, says Centre; no night curfew in Delhi, AAP tells HC
Amid a rise in COVID-19 cases in Delhi, the AAP government informed the Delhi High Court that no night curfew would be imposed in the national capital, or parts of it, for now.
Adani Enterprises had won the rights to run six airports through PPP model after a competitive bidding process in February 2019
Vistara said its first 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, which was delivered to it by Boeing in February this year, operated its maiden commercial flight from Delhi to Kolkata on Thursday morning
Boeing, one of the nation's biggest manufacturers, said it will lay off 6,770 US employees this week, and another 5,520 workers are taking buyout offers to leave voluntarily in the coming weeks.
Cancellations, confusion continue on Day 2 of domestic operations; 325 departures till 5 pm, flights remain suspended in Bengal
Airports across the country handled 325 departures and 283 arrivals with 41,673 passengers till 5 pm on Tuesday even as flight cancellations continued with passengers facing difficulties
‘Worried, but work comes first’: Flight attendants return to duty as domestic air services resume in fourth phase of coronavirus lockdown
Flight attendants on early Monday morning arrived at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport, Terminal-3, as domestic air services resumed from today
Domestic flights to resume from 25 May: Govt can dictate fare capping to private airlines only if it provides discounts on fuel, other charges
The government will regulate fares and it will be in a fixed range with a minimum and a maximum fare already set for the route. Aviation experts wonder who gave the government advice on this matter.
Baggage sanitisation, thermal screening, Aarogya Setu must except for kids under 14: AAI issues SOPs for airlines, passengers
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that needs to be followed by airlines and flyers the day after the government announced that domestic flights would resume from 25 May.
Airports Authority of India issues SOPs day after Centre says domestic flights to resume from 25 May in 'calibrated manner'
All passenger flights were stopped in late March following the announcement of a nationwide lockdown to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Seven Middle Eastern countries have suspended all commercial flights due to a fast-spreading new virus as the aviation industry's largest trade association announced on Thursday that airlines in the region have already lost more than $7 billion in revenue
US airlines seek $50 billion coronavirus bailout to avoid collapse as White House drafts financial assistance package
A trade association warned that without action airlines could run out of money by year-end, and even sooner if credit card companies started withholding payments. Without action soon, airlines and others in the sector could furlough tens of thousands of workers.
Amid coronavirus outbreak, global airlines body IATA requests suspension of airport slot rules as carriers see major decline in demand
The IATA on Monday said it is contacting aviation regulators worldwide to request that the rules governing use of airport slots be suspended immediately and for the 2020 season, due to the impact of COVID-19 (the Coronavirus)
Fighting coronavirus: Airlines ask crew to avoid meat, shaking hands; airports install thermal cameras
Even as airlines around the world depend on the hardest disinfectants to clean their flights of any sign of the coronavirus or COVID-19, the aviation industry in India too has geared up to limit the damage from the epidemic
Haridwar-based Patanjali Group has partnered with JHS Svendgaard Retail Ventures to set up its stores at airports across the country, a release said on Tuesday