Aviation Safety News
Research has shown that in-flight use of phones don't impair the aircraft’s ability to operate. But cabin crews may prefer not to be delayed in providing in-flight service to all of the passengers
Ethiopian Airlines crash: US says Boeing 737 MAX safe to fly while China, Indonesia ground fleet; investigators find two black boxes
The United States told airlines it was safe to fly 737 MAX 8 planes on Monday as investigators found two black box recorders that will help piece together the final moments of an Ethiopian Airlines jet before it plunged to the ground on Sunday.
Amid Jet Airways crisis, Suresh Prabhu says management has to ensure private airline functions properly
Responding to queries related to Jet Airways, including possible bailout package, Prabhu said that in a deregulated atmosphere, the ministry's endeavour is to deal with sector-specific issues.
Horrifying details from Nepal's Kathmandu airport crash emerge: 'Pilot didn't obey ATC, landed at wrong time'
The pilot of the US-Bangla Airlines plane that crashed at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal on Monday did not obey orders from the air traffic control (ATC), the airport authority said. As many as 49 of the 71 people on board died, according to latest reports.
Kathmandu plane crash: Lack of investigative expertise and follow up leaves passengers on a wing and prayer
According to a list released by sleepingairports.net, Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport is among the world's worst airports — but that list was put out not long after the devastating earthquake which battered Nepal.
Since there is no rule book on how to handle personal panic and one has no idea how one will summon courage in certain fearful circumstances the rescue is even more remarkable.
A South Korean appeals court on Friday freed the former Korean Air (KAL) executive jailed for a year in February for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts.
The minister also informed that 19 cases related to obtaining pilot licences by producing fake documents by trainee pilots were found
On 31 January, last year, the FAA had lowered India's safety ranking to Category-II from Category-I which the country had been holding since 1997.
The trial opened on Monday of Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-Ah, charged with aviation safety violations following a now notorious "nut rage" incident that triggered a national uproar.
Did you know that the certification process for airlines like Air India and Jet Airways has been flawed till now?
The meeting would be part of the aviation regulator's efforts to amend or even do away with some rules or practices which affected airline operations.
India, at present, is placed in Category-I or the safest aviation safety category.