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Ethiopian Airlines crash: US says Boeing 737 MAX safe to fly while China, Indonesia ground fleet; investigators find two black boxes
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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
Business

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'
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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
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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.

Be grateful all were saved on the Emirates flight but stop with the nasty comments
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Be grateful all were saved on the Emirates flight but stop with the nasty comments

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.

Nut rage incident: South Korean court freed air heiress after sentence reduction
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Nut rage incident: South Korean court freed air heiress after sentence reduction

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.

Shocker: 320 pilots flew planes with lapsed proficiency checks in 2014
Business

Shocker: 320 pilots flew planes with lapsed proficiency checks in 2014

The minister also informed that 19 cases related to obtaining pilot licences by producing fake documents by trainee pilots were found

US FAA report on India's aviation safety likely by 10 April
Business

US FAA report on India's aviation safety likely by 10 April

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.

Nut rage incident: Trial of Korean Air heiress begins
World

Nut rage incident: Trial of Korean Air heiress begins

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.

Question of safety: Air India, Jet may need fresh flying permits as DGCA tightens screws
Corporate

Question of safety: Air India, Jet may need fresh flying permits as DGCA tightens screws

Did you know that the certification process for airlines like Air India and Jet Airways has been flawed till now?

DGCA tells airlines to track flights in real-time
Ideas

DGCA tells airlines to track flights in real-time

It also laid down guidelines for operators to devise a procedure for effective tracking of aircraft while flying over areas where there is no coverage of either ACARS or ADS-B.

DGCA to consult carrier chiefs on operational issues, pilot licences
India

DGCA to consult carrier chiefs on operational issues, pilot licences

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.

For now, FAA keeps DGCA's top regulator status in tact
India

For now, FAA keeps DGCA's top regulator status in tact

India, at present, is placed in Category-I or the safest aviation safety category.