Tuesday, 6 December, 2022
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Former Belgian C-130H Hercules takes flight from Melsbroek Air Base in Pakistan Air Force colours

It is the first of seven refurbished C-130Hs, tactical transport aircraft decommissioned by Belgium, that are supposed to be delivered to the Pakistan Air Force.

India’s domestic air passenger traffic to surpass pre-Covid levels in a year, says Scindia

The civil aviation minister further said that the travel recovery will work as a jobs multiplier and could bring in a more than threefold return on investment.

AirAsia, IndiGo flights came within 8 km of each other over Mumbai airspace, reveals report

The probable cause for this 'serious incident' was the air traffic controller's 'loss of situational awareness', according to the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau's report,

India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier Vikrant begins sea trial, Navy says ‘historic’ day

The 40,000-tonne aircraft carrier is the largest and most complex warship built in the country. Vikrant is expected to be commissioned into Indian Navy in 2022.

Govt extends international passenger flight suspension till 31 August

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation further said that international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case-to-case basis.

Months after comeback, Boeing’s 737 Max has a new issue that will ground dozens of jets again

US carriers parked a combined 67 of the workhorse planes Friday, about a third of the Max jets currently in service around the world.

Why a Bangladesh plane that made emergency landing in 2015 is still stuck in Raipur

After years of back and forth with Bangladesh's United Airways, AAI in January began legal process to evict aircraft, which has notched up Rs 1.25 crore in parking dues.

Metal fatigue caused fan blade to break loose, led to United’s Boeing 777 engine failure

United Airlines' Denver-Hawaii flight, powered by Pratt & Whitney engines, had suffered a mid-air engine failure, resulting in 5 airlines around the world grounding Boeing 777 fleet.

UK is building the world’s first airport for flying cars

It might sound like something out of a science-fiction film, but this airport is actually being readied for November 2021 near the UK city of Coventry.

2 Pawan Hans, 3 IndiGo pilots suspended in a day as DGCA cracks down on air safety breach

According to the DGCA, 40 pilots were suspended for accidents between January & August this year, as compared to 12 last year.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.