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China military drills: 200 flights cancelled, red alert issued

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 17:04

More than 200 flights were cancelled in China owing to busy airspace on the first day of the Chinese military`s live fire exercises in the East China Sea, prompting aviation authorities to declare a red alert.

Airlines to push for independent guidance on airspace safety after Ukraine crash

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 07:22

Global airlines will push to get "neutral information" on whether to use or avoid airspace over conflict zones at Tuesday`s meeting of the U.N. aviation agency and other airline bodies, a European-based airline industry source said.

Flight delay: DGCA asks SpiceJet to refund fare

Flight delay: DGCA asks SpiceJet to refund fare

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 22:25

In a first-of-its-kind action, DGCA has directed SpiceJet to refund fare to all passengers of a Mumbai-Delhi flight that was delayed by about five hours last month, officials said on Monday.

AI systems integration with Star Alliance: SITA completes technical requisites

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 12:19

It also provides passengers with an efficient online booking engine, kiosk check-in and web check-in, a SITA statement said.

European airlines continue to suspend Israel flights

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:09

Several major European carriers have announced that they will stick to their decision to suspend their flights to Israel despite the lifting of a flight ban by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

China confirms flight delays caused by military drills

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:31

China`s civil aviation authority has confirmed military exercises are behind widespread flight delays and cancellations this month, following days of rumours.

Taiwan launches inquiry into plane crash that killed 48

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 15:36

Taiwan authorities launched an investigation on Thursday into the crash of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane in which 48 people were killed with the weather expected to be a factor in the inquiry.

Taiwan launches inquiry into plane crash that killed 48

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 15:36

Taiwan authorities launched an investigation on Thursday into the crash of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane in which 48 people were killed with the weather expected to be a factor in the inquiry.

Taiwan plane crash toll hits 48, officials defend flight clearance

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 09:52

Taiwanese officials Thursday defended flight clearance given to a plane which crashed while trying to land during stormy weather, killing 48 people, as sobbing relatives gathered to identify their loved ones.

Supersonic HFL Kholod Mach 6.47 scramjet to go up for auction

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:56

The first ever supersonic HFL Kholod Mach 6.47 scramjet is to go up for auction on 8th September.

More new airlines likely to fly in Indian sky in coming months

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:46

While AirAsia India, Ligare Aviation Limited, Quickjet Cargo Airlines and LEPL Projects Limited have been granted the Air Operator's Permit (AOP) or the flying licence, the two pending cases are those of Tata-SIA Airlines Limited and Air Pegasus Limited, Minister of State for Civil Aviation G M Siddeshwara has said.

Over Rs 5,840 loss for Indian airline industry in 2012-13: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 16:01

Air India's operating loss was Rs 3,373 crore in 2009-10, Rs 4,087 crore in 2010-11, Rs 5,537 crore in 2011-12 and Rs 3,159 crore in 2012-13.