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Cancellations, confusion continue on Day 2 of domestic operations; 325 departures till 5 pm, flights remain suspended in Bengal
India

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

NASA displays its experimental all-electric X-57 Maxwell aircraft for the first time
science

NASA displays its experimental all-electric X-57 Maxwell aircraft for the first time

The aircraft has been under development since 2015 and is still a year away from its first test flight.

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

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.

Regional flight connectivity hits air pocket; AAI cancels 58 licences of Deccan Charters, Air Odisha given under UDAN scheme
Business

Regional flight connectivity hits air pocket; AAI cancels 58 licences of Deccan Charters, Air Odisha given under UDAN scheme

The AAI cancelled as many as 84 licences of regional carriers Air Odisha and Deccan Charters given for their reported flaws including non-starting operations and irregular services.

Video of Ryanair passenger racially abusing woman on flight goes viral: British cops launch probe
World

Video of Ryanair passenger racially abusing woman on flight goes viral: British cops launch probe

The video was taken by another passenger on board the Ryanair flight while the plane was waiting to take off from Barcelona to London Stansted airport on Friday. After the argument, the woman was eventually moved from her seat. A flight attendant appears to tell the man he will discuss the incident with his supervisor, but the passenger is left in his place.

Two IndiGo planes narrowly avoid mid-air collision over Bengaluru; all passengers alight safely from aircraft
India

Two IndiGo planes narrowly avoid mid-air collision over Bengaluru; all passengers alight safely from aircraft

The Indigo planes were said to be seconds away from the mid-air collision. All the passengers onboard were de-boarded safely.

SpiceJet aircraft makes emergency landing in Ahmedabad due to low cabin pressure
India

SpiceJet aircraft makes emergency landing in Ahmedabad due to low cabin pressure

All the passengers on-board the SpiceJet flight were safe, an airline spokesperson said. Following the standard operating procedure, the crew diverted the aircraft to Ahmedabad, where it landed safely, he added

Rahul Gandhi's plane had 'common' autopilot mode failure, says DGCA; forms committee to probe matter
India

Rahul Gandhi's plane had 'common' autopilot mode failure, says DGCA; forms committee to probe matter

The DGCA has seet up a two-member committee to probe allegations of “intentional tampering” of a special flight ferrying Rahul Gandhi in Karnataka

Trai issues a consultation paper to decide rules and types of services for in-flight connectivity
News & Analysis

Trai issues a consultation paper to decide rules and types of services for in-flight connectivity

The consultation paper on 'In Flight Connectivity' has sought written comments on the issues from the stakeholders by October 27.

Mumbai rains as it happened: 6 inter-city trains, 108 flights cancelled due to inclement weather
India

Mumbai rains as it happened: 6 inter-city trains, 108 flights cancelled due to inclement weather

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and its suburbs on Tuesday afternoon, but there was no report of waterlogging or disruption of transport services.

First Haj flight leaves Srinagar: Mehbooba Mufti sees off pilgrims, asks them to pray for Kashmir
India

First Haj flight leaves Srinagar: Mehbooba Mufti sees off pilgrims, asks them to pray for Kashmir

The first Haj flight with 420 pilgrims aboard took off from Srinagar on Tuesday for Saudi Arabia.

Family reportedly kicked out of JetBlue flight after toddler kicks seat, incident caught on camera
World

Family reportedly kicked out of JetBlue flight after toddler kicks seat, incident caught on camera

A New York family were booted from a JetBlue Airlines flight without proper explanation after their toddler began kicking a passenger’s seat

Air India flight takes off with faulty ACs; flyers' complaints go unheard even after flight lands
India

Air India flight takes off with faulty ACs; flyers' complaints go unheard even after flight lands

The air conditioning system of a Delhi-bound Air India flight from Bagdogra Sunday malfunctioned, leading to protests from the passengers

Afghanistan's first female certified pilot to become youngest to make solo round-the-world flight
Life

Afghanistan's first female certified pilot to become youngest to make solo round-the-world flight

Born in a refugee camp in Afghanistan, Shaesta Waiz now hopes to become the youngest woman in history to complete a solo round-the-world flight.

Google updates its ‘Trips’ app to help you better plan your holiday travels
News & Analysis

Google updates its ‘Trips’ app to help you better plan your holiday travels

Google has launched a new update for its ‘Trips’ app to add essential functionality, including the ability to manually add flight and hotel reservations in the app.

Headphones explode in a Melbourne bound flight causing burns to a woman's face
News & Analysis

Headphones explode in a Melbourne bound flight causing burns to a woman's face

A woman suffered burns to her face and hands after her headphones caught fire during a flight to Australia, officials said Wednesday as they warned about the dangers of battery-operated devices on planes.

Jet Airways flight from Goa to Mumbai skids off the runway; all passengers safely evacuated
India

Jet Airways flight from Goa to Mumbai skids off the runway; all passengers safely evacuated

On Tuesday, a Jet Airways flight from Goa to Mumbai skidded off the runway at Goa's Dabolim airport, reported ANI. The flight 9W 2374 veered off the runway due to some technical glitch. There were 161 people onboard the flight, including the crew members.

PIA plane crash in Abbottabad: Pakistan TV channel aired fake audio clip of crashed flight?
World

PIA plane crash in Abbottabad: Pakistan TV channel aired fake audio clip of crashed flight?

Pakistan's electronic media watchdog on issued a notice to a TV channel for airing an unauthentic audio clip of crashed PIA PK-661 flight and asked it to explain by December 15 why action should not be taken against it.

Researchers create virtual model to quickly and accurately predict flight delays
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Researchers create virtual model to quickly and accurately predict flight delays

The last-minute information about delays of your scheduled flight may soon become a thing of the past, thanks to a new computer model.

GlobalBeacon is a new  flight tracking system developed to prevent planes from disappearing
News & Analysis

GlobalBeacon is a new flight tracking system developed to prevent planes from disappearing

Two U.S. companies have developed an airline tracking system that they say would prevent planes disappearing in the manner of the Malaysia Airlines MH370.