ATC

AMSS stops functioning for 2 hours at Kolkata airport

The instrument through which pilots submit the flight plan to Air Traffic Control (ATC) stopped functioning for two hours at NSC Bose International Airport here on Saturday.

Bird hit Emirates flight lands under emergency conditions

A Kolkata-Dubai Emirates flight with 296 passengers on board suffered a bird hit and returned shortly after take-off from NSC Bose International Airport, where it landed safely under emergency conditions.

Govt orders probe into fire at Chennai ATC

Government on Tuesday ordered a probe by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation into the fire incident at Chennai airport`s Air Traffic Control room in the wee hours.

Delhi airport registers record flight movement in an hour

The Indira Gandhi International Airport here has handled a record 73 number of flight movements in the country in an hour on a particular day.

Alert ATC averts Jet-Indigo collision at Mumbai airport

The ATC asked the Jet pilot to abort the takeoff as an
IndiGo flight was about to land, airport sources said.

AGM of Sanganer airport arrested

Manoj Jain, posted as an Assistant General Manager at
the ATC, was arrested for issuing certificates showing fake flying hours to students of Rajasthan State Flying School, IG (ACB).

Bangalore-bound Kingfisher flight had lost contact with ATC

A Bangalore-bound Kingfisher flight with 162 passengers on board from Delhi lost radio contact with Nagpur area control for over 30 minutes.

Pak ATC issues contempt notices in Benazir assassination case

The notices are over non-submission of the complete investigation report.

Another air mishap averted, Mumbai ATC goes blind

For 21 minutes on June 15, the Air Traffic Control at the Mumbai airport lost all contact with 19 aircraft either in the air or readying for take-off after a power cable got snapped during digging near the runway.

Air traffic controllers blamed for system crash at IGI

Airports Authority officers on Tuesday blamed the air traffic controllers for not following the
correct procedure to update radar automation system at the IGI
airport that led to its crash last week.

Rickety chairs bring down ATC officials: Hindustan Times

Working as an air traffic controller in a busy airport like Delhi is easily one of the toughest jobs in the world. More so if the fear of the chair breaking down and falling flat on the ground haunts you all the time.