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Lufthansa cancels 830 flights Friday as pilots strike again

Lufthansa cancels 830 flights Friday as pilots strike again

German flagship carrier Lufthansa said it is scrapping 830 flights Friday, grounding more than 100,000 passengers, as a strike by pilots over wages extends to a third day.

Lufthansa cancels nearly 900 flights over pilot strike

Germany`s flagship carrier Lufthansa said it would cancel nearly 900 flights on Wednesday because of a strike by pilots, causing travel disruptions for tens of thousands of passengers in the latest escalation of a long-simmering pay dispute.

Turkey detains 55 more air force pilots: NTV

Turkey detains 55 more air force pilots: NTV

 Turkish prosecutors ordered the detention of 55 more air force pilots on Wednesday, broadcaster NTV and other media reported, as part of an ongoing crackdown following a failed coup in July.

Air Safety: DGCA bans clicking pictures near aircraft

Air Safety: DGCA bans clicking pictures near aircraft

DGCA via its latest circular on air safety has asked airlines to ensure that passengers do not indulge in photography while embarking or disembarking from aircraft.

Air India serves showcause notice to 3 pilots; flights delayed

Air India serves showcause notice to 3 pilots; flights delayed

Nearly a dozen flights of Air India were delayed for up to two hours Monday as a section of pilots continued their protest for the second day over payment and other issues even as the airline served showcause notice to three commanders for alleged dereliction of duty.

DGCA to soon ban taking selfies on planes!

DGCA to soon ban taking selfies on planes!

In the latest, Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is planning to soon ban taking selfies on plane

63 SpiceJet pilots face action for violating duty hour norms

63 SpiceJet pilots face action for violating duty hour norms

Aviation regulator DGCA has taken action against 63 pilots of SpiceJet for operating flights beyond their stipulated duty hours, the government said Thursday.

122 pilots failed alcohol tests between 2013 and June 2016:Government

A total of 122 pilots tested positive for alcohol during pre-flight medical check-ups between 2013 and June 30 this year, the government said told Lok Sabha on Thursday.

US aviation authorities restrict flights over Dallas after deadly shooting

The US Federal Aviation Administration has restricted airspace over Dallas.

Air India pilots and cabin crew can no longer fly with 'preferred' colleagues

Air India pilots and cabin crew can no longer fly with 'preferred' colleagues

National flag carrier Air India has issued a diktat banning pilots and cabin crew from choosing the 'preferred one' from each other for the flights.

Two pilots killed in Indonesian military plane crash during air show

Two pilots were killed on Sunday when their military plane crashed during an air show in Indonesia, authorities said.

Pawan Hans helicopter crashes into sea  off Mumbai coast, 2 pilots missing

Pawan Hans helicopter crashes into sea off Mumbai coast, 2 pilots missing

According to reports, last known position of the helicopter was 82 nautical miles west of Mumbai.

Paragliding World Cup gets underway in Himachal

Paragliding World Cup gets underway in Himachal

The Paragliding World Cup 2015 got underway with Union Minister of Civil Aviation P. Gajapati Raju flagging off the pilots from the Billing launch site here on Saturday.

62 Jet Airways, Air India pilots join Rahul Bhatia-promoted IndiGo

62 Jet Airways, Air India pilots join Rahul Bhatia-promoted IndiGo

While private carrier Jet Airways has lost 30 pilots in 15 months to budget carrier IndiGo, state-owned Air India has seen the migration of 32 pilots in the past one year, industry sources said.

Lufthansa hits back as striking pilots threaten more action

Germany`s Lufthansa hit back at striking pilots on Tuesday, taking the long-running dispute to the courts and saying it would no longer hire new pilots under generous German labour contracts.

Air India asks pilots union to maintain peace

Air India has asked one of its pilots unions to maintain peace and harmony in the interest of the carrier while clarifying that the decision to remove commanders from workmen category was taken by the labour ministry and not by the airline management.

A section of Air India pilots not to fly beyond prescribed duty hours

State-run Air India is likely to face some fresh turbulence as one of its pilots' union, Indian Commercial pilots Association (ICPA), has decided not to fly beyond the prescribed duty hours in the interest of passengers "safety" and avoid "stress".

Air India Express to hire trainee pilots from IGRUA

Budget carrier Air India Express Friday said it plans to recruit 40 trainee pilots and majority of them would be from Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA).

DGCA finalising psychometric test norms for pilots

As the government looks to make psychometric tests compulsory for pilots in the wake of the Germanwings crash, DGCA is preparing detailed norms including that for assessment of an individual's mental health at the time of joining a flying training school.