Disaster averted at Delhi Airport, KLM flight aborts landing due to runway scare

A major disaster was averted at Delhi Airport on Sunday evening when a Dutch airline KLM’s flight was denied landing following a runway scare.

Mumbai bound Air India flight from Bangkok makes emergency landing

An Air India flight en route to Mumbai from Bangkok made an emergency landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here Thursday evening, after the pilot reported an on-board medical emergency, airport sources said.

Air traffic management an 'urgent issue' in metros: Maharashtra Governor

Air traffic management is an "urgent issue" in the metros due to economic growth and the challenge is to be efficient while ensuring safety, Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao said on Thursday.

Unidentified plane spotted by Etihad flight over Mumbai

An unidentified aircraft on Saturday caused a security scare in Mumbai airspace after it was spotted by an Etihad Airways flight and reported to the air traffic control (ATC) here, official sources said.

Air India, Indigo flights come close to collision

An Indigo flight from Bagdogra came close to a descending Air India plane over Bagdogra in West Bengal, raising the spectre of a collision and giving scare to about 250 passengers on board the two aircraft.

U-2 spy plane caused widespread shutdown of US flights: Report

A U-2 spy plane caused a computer glitch at a California air traffic control center that led officials to halt takeoffs on Wednesday at several airports in the Southwestern United States.

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.

France gripped by travel chaos as rail, air strikes bite

A strike by French air traffic controllers was launched over plans to create a single European airspace.

Two Air India pilots suspended

Two pilots of an Air India flight, which landed at Mumbai airport last Friday without air traffic control clearance, have been suspended.

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.