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American Airlines Will Stop Providing Services To 4 US Cities Due To Lack Of Pilots

American Airlines Will Stop Providing Services To 4 US Cities Due To Lack Of Pilots

On September 7, the services will be stopped

29 June 2022
Frequent Bird Hits, Short Runway, Tall Trees Cause For Concern For Pilots At Patna Airport: Experts

Frequent Bird Hits, Short Runway, Tall Trees Cause For Concern For Pilots At Patna Airport: Experts

In a statement, SpiceJet had said on take-off, the cockpit crew suspected a bird hit on engine 1 during rotation of the aircraft, which was flying from Patna...

21 June 2022

De-Board Passengers Who Refuse To Wear Face Mask In Plane: DGCA To Airlines

All airport operators must increase announcements and surveillance to ensure that passengers at terminal are wearing face masks properly and following...

DGCA Fines SpiceJet Rs 10 Lakh For Training Boeing 737 Max Aircraft's Pilots On Faulty Simulator

DGCA Fines SpiceJet Rs 10 Lakh For Training Boeing 737 Max Aircraft's Pilots On Faulty Simulator

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had last month barred 90 SpiceJet pilots from operating Boeing 737 Max aircraft after finding them improperly...

30 May 2022

Next Time You Board A Plane, Know These 12 Flight Secrets

By knowing these secrets, your flight journey will be relaxed and hassle-free

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12 May 2022
Chhattisgarh Govt Helicopter Crashes At Raipur Airport, 2 Pilots Dead

Chhattisgarh Govt Helicopter Crashes At Raipur Airport, 2 Pilots Dead

Chhattisgarh government helicopter crashes at Raipur airport; two pilots dead, according to Police official. 


28 April 2022
7 IndiGo Pilots Under DGCA Scanner For 'Abusing' On Emergency Frequency

7 IndiGo Pilots Under DGCA Scanner For 'Abusing' On Emergency Frequency

Days before the incident, IndiGo had suspended a few pilots who were planning to hold a strike on April 5 against the pay cuts effected during the COVID-19...


13 April 2022
DGCA Finds 90 SpiceJet Pilots Improperly Trained, Bars Them From Flying Boeing 737 Max Planes

DGCA Finds 90 SpiceJet Pilots Improperly Trained, Bars Them From Flying Boeing 737 Max Planes

Boeing 737 Max planes were grounded in India by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on March 13, 2019, three days after the crash of an Ethiopian...


24 March 2022
F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes In Louisiana; Pilot Ejects Safely

F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes In Louisiana; Pilot Ejects Safely

There were no reports of injuries on the ground after the crash, and the pilot suffered no severe injury, the statement said.


11 March 2022
Pilot Killed In Army Chopper Crash In North Kashmir

Pilot Killed In Army Chopper Crash In North Kashmir

The injured co-pilot was rushed to a medical facility, they said, adding that his condition was stated to be critical.


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23 May 2021
CM Pinarayi Vijayan Hails Kerala’s First Woman Commercial Pilot

CM Pinarayi Vijayan Hails Kerala’s First Woman Commercial Pilot

Pinarayi Vijayan, on his Facebook page, said the life of Jeni, who fought against circumstances and realised her dreams, is a great inspiration to women and...


24 December 2020
Air India Pilots Write Letter, Warn Of 'Industrial Action' Over Wage Cut

Air India Pilots Write Letter, Warn Of 'Industrial Action' Over Wage Cut

In April, Air India had reduced its pilots' salary by up to 70 per cent to partially offset the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its finances.


08 December 2020
Chuck Yeager, First To Break Sound Barrier, Dies At 97

Chuck Yeager, First To Break Sound Barrier, Dies At 97

The World War II pilot was from a small town in the hills of West Virginia, and flew for more than 60 years.


01 December 2020
MiG-29K Crash: Missing Pilot Ejected Before Crash, Navy Continues Search

MiG-29K Crash: Missing Pilot Ejected Before Crash, Navy Continues Search

Intensive aerial, coastal and surface search by Indian Navy ships and aircraft is in progress to locate Commander Nishant Singh.


18 November 2020
Taiwan Grounds All F-16 Fighter Jets For Checks After One Goes Missing

Taiwan Grounds All F-16 Fighter Jets For Checks After One Goes Missing

The plane's disappearance follows the crash of an F-5E fighter during a training mission last month that killed the pilot.


29 June 2020
International Airlines Initiate Probe Against Pak Pilots Over Fake Licence Case: Report

International Airlines Initiate Probe Against Pak Pilots Over Fake Licence Case: Report

Pakistan's Aviation Minister said last week that the government had asked various commercial airlines, flying clubs and charter companies to ground a total of...


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20 March 2020
Meet The Corona Warriors: Captain Amitabh Singh, The Man Who Piloted Air-India's Mission Wuhan

Meet The Corona Warriors: Captain Amitabh Singh, The Man Who Piloted Air-India's Mission Wuhan

As many as 324 passengers were flown back in the first mission from Wuhan while 323 Indians and seven Maldivian nationals were evacuated on the second flight....


06 October 2019
BSF Pilot Accused Of Impersonating Senior To Fly Amit Shah's Plane Resigns

BSF Pilot Accused Of Impersonating Senior To Fly Amit Shah's Plane Resigns

According to reports, throughout June and July, engineering and construction firm Larsen and Toubro (L&T) received a series of emails from the BSF Air Wing,...


09 September 2019
23-Year-Old Tribal From Odisha's Malkangiri Becomes First Female Pilot To Fly Commercial Plane

23-Year-Old Tribal From Odisha's Malkangiri Becomes First Female Pilot To Fly Commercial Plane

Twenty-three-year-old Anupriya Lakra's dream of becoming a pilot has become a reality seven years after she quit engineering studies midway and joined an...


30 July 2019
Panic Among Passengers After Mumbai-Bound Indigo Flight Aborts Take Off At Last Minute

Panic Among Passengers After Mumbai-Bound Indigo Flight Aborts Take Off At Last Minute

The Mumbai-bound flight's take-off was aborted at the last minute by the pilot after detecting a technical snag in the aircraft's wheels.


17 July 2019
Mumbai-Delhi Vistara Flight With Low Fuel Makes Emergency Landing In Lucknow

Mumbai-Delhi Vistara Flight With Low Fuel Makes Emergency Landing In Lucknow

The pilot made a 'Fuel Mayday' call, which is issued when an aircraft starts tapping into its emergency fuel reserves.


01 June 2019
Flight Lieutenant Mohana Singh Becomes First Woman Fighter Pilot To Fly Hawk Jet

Flight Lieutenant Mohana Singh Becomes First Woman Fighter Pilot To Fly Hawk Jet

Singh has undertaken many practice missions, which involved firing of rockets, guns and dropping high calibre bombs, and also participated in various Air Force...


16 April 2019
‘Proud To Be Flown By A Lady’, Says Priyanka Gandhi Praising Her Helicopter Pilot

‘Proud To Be Flown By A Lady’, Says Priyanka Gandhi Praising Her Helicopter Pilot

The Congress leader was flying to Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur Sikri for an election rally.


14 April 2019
1,100 Jet Airways Pilots Say They Will Not Fly From Monday

1,100 Jet Airways Pilots Say They Will Not Fly From Monday

Jet Airways is at present under the management control of SBI-led consortium of lenders after the approval of a debt-rejig plan last month, which also led its...


30 March 2019
Pilot Flying Footballer Who Died Was 'Color Blind, Unqualified': Report

Pilot Flying Footballer Who Died Was 'Color Blind, Unqualified': Report

The report said the pilot, David Ibbotson, was colour blind, which would have automatically disqualified him from night flights.


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