Airspace

Lebanon to complain to UN over Israel violating airspace

Israeli jets flew low over the southern city of Saida on Sunday, causing sonic booms that broke windows and shook buildings for the first time in years, Lebanese security sources and residents said.

Sep 11, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
Flights to Delhi between Sept 18-20 rescheduled during air space closure

Flights to Delhi between Sept 18-20 rescheduled during air space closure

Several domestic and international flights to and out of Delhi have been rescheduled for the next three days with the airspace over the capital to be closed 70 minutes daily in view of preparations for the "commemorative carnival" to mark the 1965 Indo-Pak war's 50th anniversary.

Sep 17, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

Olympics could `paralyze` Rio airport: Airlines

 Planned closure of airspace over Rio`s Guanabara Bay during sailing competitions at next year`s Olympics would "paralyze" air travel and affect more than 150,000 passengers, airlines said Friday.

Aug 22, 2015, 01:52 AM IST

20 transgressions recorded in India's airspace in 2 years: Govt

India has seen 20 transgressions of its airspace by unidentified aircraft along the border since 2014, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said.

Aug 07, 2015, 20:18 PM IST

Bardarbunga volcano airspace reopens: Iceland

Iceland reopened the airspace over the Bardarbunga volcano system Friday afternoon, lowering a red alert declared earlier following a small overnight eruption.

Aug 29, 2014, 17:31 PM IST

NATO reopens Kosovo airspace for civilian overflights

NATO said Friday it has reopened the upper airspace over Kosovo for civilian traffic 15 years after the war, enabling commercial flights to take more direct routes across the Balkans.

Apr 05, 2014, 02:18 AM IST

ICAO evolving agreement on global carbon-reduction programme

In a bid to avoid a trade war in the wake of EU's move to impose carbon tax on all airlines using its airspace, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is in the process of evolving an agreement on a global carbon-reduction programme to be effective from 2016.

Oct 02, 2013, 13:13 PM IST

Iranian drone spotted in Bahrain`s airspace

Bahrain`s Interior Minister on Wednesday said an Iranian drone was spotted in Bahrain`s airspace in the northern part of the country near Saudi Arabia.

May 22, 2013, 16:56 PM IST

Turkish flights banned from Syrian airspace

The decision came days after Turkey intercepted a Syrian plane en route from Moscow to Damascus and seized what it said was military equipment.

Oct 14, 2012, 09:18 AM IST

China to open up low-altitude airspace

China`s low-altitude airspace is controlled by the Air Force and the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

Aug 23, 2012, 15:03 PM IST

Iraq controls airspace for 1st time since 2003

The Iraqi air traffic controllers have been directing the movement in the air routes of all aircraft in the area.

Oct 13, 2011, 15:34 PM IST

‘Sri Lanka to protest US intrusion of airspace’

Sri Lanka has alleged that a
squadron of ten US fighter jets violated its airspace.

Aug 07, 2011, 15:46 PM IST

Libyan airspace closed over Tripoli: Austrian Army

The airspace over the Libyan capital Tripoli was closed indefinitely, according to the Austrian Army.

Feb 22, 2011, 12:20 PM IST

Delhi airspace to remain closed for an hour on Jan 23, 24, 26

In view of Republic Day
celebrations, air space over the national capital will remain
closed for an hour on January 23, 24 and 26.

Jan 21, 2011, 21:26 PM IST

NATO helicopters violate Pak airspace

Two NATO gunship helicopters
violated Pakistani airspace and flew over its northwestern
border with Afghanistan on Monday, a security official said.

Dec 27, 2010, 21:23 PM IST

Pak says IAF aircraft violated its airspace 20 times this year

Pakistan on Friday claimed that
Indian Air Force aircraft had violated its airspace 20 times
this year and 182 times since November 2007.

Dec 10, 2010, 21:50 PM IST

Iran says foreign planes violated its airspace

Iran said unidentified foreign planes violated its air space six times as the country kicked off its biggest ever air defense drill.

Nov 17, 2010, 16:19 PM IST

Canada-Russia airspace `showdown` over Arctic

In yet another incident reminiscent of the Cold War, Canada revealed that two Russian bombers were intercepted trying to enter its airspace.

Jul 31, 2010, 16:42 PM IST

Turkey closes airspace to some Israeli flights

Turkey has closed its airspace to some Israeli military flights following a deadly aid ship raid.

Jun 28, 2010, 17:22 PM IST

Turkish airspace closed to Israel: Report

Turkey`s ban comes in the wake of Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla.

Jun 28, 2010, 11:48 AM IST