Nepal refuses unscheduled relief flights from India

Nepal has stopped allowing unscheduled relief flights by Indian commercial airlines as the huge amount of relief and rescue material is causing clogging of the Tribhuvan International Airport, officials said on Thursday.

Crimea plans to launch own airline

Authorities in Crimea said Saturday they plan to set up an airline to facilitate connections with Russia and encourage tourism in the picturesque Black Sea peninsula, a year after the Ukrainian territory was annexed by Moscow.

Amitabh Bachchan's dog love on Twitter!
Amitabh Bachchan's dog love on Twitter!

Hindi film industry's megastar Amitabh Bachchan is an avid social media user, and that we all know. He believes in sharing his views and ideas through the medium, where his fans can directly interact with him.

Vijay Mallya fails to repay Kingfisher loans, but buys players for IPL

India's public sector banks are struggling to recover even a fraction of their Rs 7000-crore loans from Vijay Mallya's grounded Kingfisher Airlines.
However, Mallaya, the owner of Royal Challengers Bangalore, has bought players in the IPL 2015 auction.

New Aviation Policy expected next week

The final consultation on New aviation policy is expected next week.

DNA: Over 100 dead bodies found afloat in Ganga in Unnao, UP

More than 100 decaying dead bodies surfaced in the river Ganga near Pariyar between Kanpur and Unnao on Tuesday.

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Kandahar-style hijack threat: Air India Delhi-Kabul flights on alert, security beefed up at airports
Kandahar-style hijack threat: Air India Delhi-Kabul flights on alert, security beefed up at airports

Security of airports across the nation was stepped up on Sunday after intelligence agencies warned of a possible hijack attempt by militants on Delhi-Kabul flights.

Air India receives threat call to blow up Kolkata office
Air India receives threat call to blow up Kolkata office

A threat call was received by the Air India on Saturday evening to blow up their office in Kolkata triggering the airline officials to call for an emergency meeting with Airport Authority of India.

Deploy CAT-3 complaint plane, crew during fog: DGCA to airlines

The civil aviation regulator has ordered all the airlines to deploy CAT-III complaint plane and crew trained to fly under low visibility conditions while operating in and out of IGI airport here in the morning to ensure smooth flow of air traffic during fog which led to cancellation of five flights and delay of 70 others on Wednesday.

SpiceJet faces crisis, other airlines hikes fares

As SpiceJet left lot of passengers in lurch, other airlines hiked their rates taking advantage of the situation.

SpiceJet services likely to resume operations

Flight services of cash-strapped SpiceJet likely to resume operations by 4 pm.

EU lawmakers under pressure to force airlines to provide passengers' data

The European Union(EU) law makers were under pressure after a debate Tuesday to approve a draft law which would force airlines to provide passengers` data to EU countries with an aim to fight terrorism.

U.S. and airlines consider new screenings for Ebola, no travel ban

Federal officials and airlines are discussing whether U.S. airports should screen passengers to identify people who might have Ebola, but the White House on Monday said a ban on travel from West African countries would slow the fight against the virus.

It was my childhood dream to be a pilot: Tulip Joshi

In her debut TV show `Airlines`, Bollywood actress Tulip Joshi is donning the role of a pilot and she says she has finally fulfilled her childhood dream of being a part of the aviation industry.

Gulf carriers re-routing to avoid northern Iraqi airspace

Airlines in the Gulf region are becoming increasingly cautious of the security situation in strife-torn Iraq and are re-routing their flights to maintain a safe distance from the troubled zone.

Etihad, Gulf Air re-route Iraq flights

Two Gulf-based airlines on Saturday announced that they have re-routed flights over Iraq because of the deteriorating security situation there, even as Turkish Airlines said it has resumed flights to the northern Iraqi city of Irbil.

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

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.

Hamas warns airlines not to fly to Israel`s main airport

Hamas warned international airlines not to fly to Israel`s main Ben-Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, after the Palestinian militant group targeted the facility and managed to briefly halt air traffic.