German flyers face disruption as pilots strike

Thousands of air passengers in Germany face delays and cancellations ahead of the weekend as wage talks between pilots and Lufthansa`s low-cost subsidiary Germanwings collapsed on Thursday.

Low risk of Ebola transmission in air travel: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) reiterated Thursday that the risk of transmission of Ebola virus during air travel remains low.

Hypoventilation patients at risk during air travel

Obese people who suffer from hypoventilation should be cautious while travelling via air.

France set for air travel chaos after train strike

France faces more travel chaos next week after air traffic controllers announced a strike amid an ongoing rail protest that is the biggest industrial action in years.

New lithium battery to make air travel safer?

In view of the increasing concerns about the fire risks that lithium batteries pose to aircraft passengers, researchers have developed a new technology that promises safer batteries in the future.

UP govt spent Rs 14 cr on its 10 aircraft in 2012-13: CM

Uttar Pradesh government spent over Rs 14 crore on fuel and maintenance of 10 state-owned helicopters and planes in 2012-13, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav informed the state Assembly today.

Rs 19.76 crore spent on Modi`s air travel between 2003-08

Gujarat state exchequer has spent Rs 19.76 crore on the CM Narendra Modi`s air travel, between 2003 and 2008, state Congress alleged.

Fog halts air travel in Poland after Warsaw drama

A Boeing airliner from the US carrying 231 people was forced to land on its belly on Tuesday in Warsaw.

Heavy snow hits air travel, roads in Europe

Heavy snow and freezing temperatures shut down European runways on Sunday.

Air travel to Indonesia back on track

The US told citizens, however, to use caution when travelling in Indonesia.

`Air travel safe for breast cancer survivors`

Women who have survived breast cancer can fly without any worries, says a new study.

`Air travel safe for breast cancer survivors`

Women who have survived breast cancer can fly without any worries, says a new study.

US Congress OKs bill to make air travel safer

Congress on Friday approved
far-reaching US aviation safety legislation that was developed
in response to a deadly commuter airline crash in western New
York state last year.

Air travel ‘poses no threat to heart patients`

Air travel poses no threat to those with heart conditions, British Cardiovascular Society has said.

Air travel ‘poses no threat to heart patients`

Air travel poses no threat to those with heart conditions, British Cardiovascular Society has said.

Whoops of joy as some flights resume over Europe

Applause, cheers and whoops of joy rang out from Asia to New York to Paris on Tuesday as airplanes gradually took to the skies after five days of being grounded by the drifting volcanic ash that has crippled European air travel.

Volcano spews more ash, spawns wider flight chaos

A lingering volcanic ash plume forced extended no-fly restrictions over much of Europe on Saturday, as scientists warned that activity at a volcano in Iceland had increased and showed no sign of abating — a portent of more travel chaos to come.

Austerity ends, babus can now fly 1st class

With signs of economic recovery, govt employees will be allowed to fly first class from April 1.

Engineers set out to green air travel

Carbon emissions from air travel could be reduced, thanks to collaboration between engineers from universities and aerospace industry.

World air travel falls record 3.1% in 2009

World airline passenger traffic fell 3.1 percent in 2009, the biggest drop in aviation industry history, fueled by the global financial downturn, the International Civil Aviation Organization said.