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Flight delayed or cancelled? Airlines may soon compensate travellers

Flight delayed or cancelled? Airlines may soon compensate travellers

For compensation to be given to passengers, the delay or cancellation has to be the fault of the airline.

May 22, 2018, 13:36 PM IST
 Alliance Air plane overshoots runway at Shirdi, all passengers safe

Alliance Air plane overshoots runway at Shirdi, all passengers safe

In May 2010, 152 people were killed when the pilot of the Air India Express flight from Dubai overshot the runway during landing at Mangaluru.

May 21, 2018, 20:36 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi's plane had autopilot mode failure: DGCA citing operator's report

Rahul Gandhi's plane had autopilot mode failure: DGCA citing operator's report

DGCA has set up a two-member committee to probe the incident and a report is expected in the next three weeks.

Apr 27, 2018, 13:53 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi's plane makes emergency landing, Congress alleges conspiracy and demands probe

Rahul Gandhi's plane makes emergency landing, Congress alleges conspiracy and demands probe

Congress has demanded a probe after a plane carrying its president Rahul Gandhi developed a technical snag ahead of its landing at Hubali airport in north Karnataka on Thursday. 

Apr 26, 2018, 23:39 PM IST
Severe turbulence in Air India flight, window panel falls off; three injured - Watch

Severe turbulence in Air India flight, window panel falls off; three injured - Watch

The flight had over 240 passengers when the nightmarish incident took place. 

Apr 22, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
Delhi High Court directs DGCA to outline maximum flying hours for pilots

Delhi High Court directs DGCA to outline maximum flying hours for pilots

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said the DGCA was bound to comply with the provisions under the Aviation Act and Rules so far as the issue of fatigue of pilots is concerned and to specify maximum and minimum of flying time.

Apr 19, 2018, 12:31 PM IST
P&W engine woes continue, one more IndiGo A320 Neo grounded

P&W engine woes continue, one more IndiGo A320 Neo grounded

IndiGo said that the grounding of the plane bearing registration no VT-ITK after completing its flight to New Delhi from Kochi.

Mar 25, 2018, 22:23 PM IST
India's domestic air passenger traffic rose by 24% in February: Report

India's domestic air passenger traffic rose by 24% in February: Report

The total domestic air passenger traffic had risen to 1.14 crore in January.

Mar 19, 2018, 23:56 PM IST
Snags in two IndiGo A320 Neo aircraft on Sunday, one grounded

Snags in two IndiGo A320 Neo aircraft on Sunday, one grounded

The budget carrier, in a statement, said the defect has been rectified and the aircraft is now fit to fly.

Mar 18, 2018, 20:11 PM IST
Over 24,000 technical snags reported by airlines in 2017: Jayant Sinha

Over 24,000 technical snags reported by airlines in 2017: Jayant Sinha

Civil Aviation Minister said that the technical snags in airlines have gone up from 15,048 in 2014 to 21,500 in 2016. 

Mar 15, 2018, 09:20 AM IST
IndiGo continues to operate with curtailed schedule, cancels 42 flights

IndiGo continues to operate with curtailed schedule, cancels 42 flights

This includes flights to Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, Jaipur, Srinagar, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun, Amritsar, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, among others, the airline announced on its website.

Mar 14, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
IndiGo cancels 47 flights after DGCA grounds planes with faulty engines

IndiGo cancels 47 flights after DGCA grounds planes with faulty engines

The flights that have been cancelled are from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Patna, Srinagar, Bhubaneswar, Amritsar, Srinagar and Guwahati, among others.

Mar 13, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
Hundreds of passengers stranded as DGCA grounds 11 IndiGo, GoAir planes

Hundreds of passengers stranded as DGCA grounds 11 IndiGo, GoAir planes

Citing safety of aircraft operations, the DGCA said that A320 Neos fitted with PW1100 engines beyond ESN 450 have been grounded with immediate effect.

Mar 13, 2018, 00:10 AM IST
DGCA orders grounding of 8 IndiGo, 3 GoAir aircraft over engine issues

DGCA orders grounding of 8 IndiGo, 3 GoAir aircraft over engine issues

The decision comes hours after an A320 neo aircraft of IndiGo suffered engine failure mid-air and made an emergency landing at Ahmedabad airport.

Mar 12, 2018, 18:44 PM IST
Under UDAN scheme, Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani launches Air Odisha inaugural flight, to connect Mundra with Ahmedabad

Under UDAN scheme, Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani launches Air Odisha inaugural flight, to connect Mundra with Ahmedabad

The flight has been launched under the Centre's Ude Desh ke Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme. It connects Mundra with Gujarat's Ahmedabad.

Feb 17, 2018, 19:01 PM IST
Alert pilot saves lives of 180 IndiGo flight passengers at Ranchi airport

Alert pilot saves lives of 180 IndiGo flight passengers at Ranchi airport

The pilot spotted the fault during the ground run of the flight itself, and hence stopped it to get it checked.

Feb 12, 2018, 15:14 PM IST
Jet Airways pilot and co-pilot de-rostered after fight during London-Mumbai flight

Jet Airways pilot and co-pilot de-rostered after fight during London-Mumbai flight

The commander of the flight allegedly slapped his co-pilot, a woman. The airlines has said the matter was eventually resolved, the flight landed, the two were de-rostered and an investigation launched.

Jan 03, 2018, 19:31 PM IST
Indian airlines collectively phased out 84 pilots in 2017: Minister

Indian airlines collectively phased out 84 pilots in 2017: Minister

Indian airlines have collectively phased out 84 foreign pilots during 2017.

Dec 22, 2017, 00:25 AM IST
Domestic airlines scrap flat Rs 3000 cancellation fee

Domestic airlines scrap flat Rs 3000 cancellation fee

Airlines will now charge the base fare plus fuel surcharge or Rs 3,000 per passenger, whichever is lower.

Dec 19, 2017, 10:07 AM IST
Aircraft built by a Mumbai man on terrace gets license to fly

Aircraft built by a Mumbai man on terrace gets license to fly

Amol Yadav's six-seater aircraft can fly upto heights of 13,000 feet, climbing at 1,500 feet per minute, achieve top speeds of 185 knots with a range of 2,000 kms.

Nov 21, 2017, 11:35 AM IST