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AN-32 pilot's wife was on ATC duty in Jorhat when the aircraft went off the radar

Sandhya, an air traffic control officer posted at the Johrat airbase, married Flight Lieutenant Ashish Tanwar in 2018. 

Jun 13, 2019, 13:15 PM IST

Passengers create ruckus as SpiceJet flight gets delayed due to runway closure at Delhi airport

According to the spokesperson, this delayed the flight further and the SpiceJet team once again requested the Air Traffic Control (ATC) to allow the aircraft to be taxied to the bay at Terminal 1.

Feb 20, 2019, 21:07 PM IST

Air India plane loses ATC contact over Hungary, escorted by fighter jets

A London-bound Air India aircraft from Ahmedabad on Friday had to be escorted by fighter jets after it lost contact with the Air Traffic Control while flying over Hungary.

Mar 10, 2017, 18:41 PM IST

Delhi-Bengaluru GoAir flight makes emergency landing - Here's why

A Bengaluru-bound GoAir flight with nearly 190 people onboard made an emergency landing on Wednesday at the airport here due to technical issues.

Feb 09, 2017, 00:06 AM IST

2017 to witness test of NASA's aircraft arrival technology!

A complex field demonstration of FIM involving NASA, the FAA and industry will be conducted in early 2017 over Washington State.

Nov 01, 2016, 21:51 PM IST

Shirdi airport likely to be functional from October

The Shirdi Airport is likely to be inaugurated in October this year for which Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will soon invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Airport Development Authority managing director Vishvas Patil said.

Jul 14, 2016, 14:58 PM IST

Balloon spotted near Delhi's IGI airport, triggers security alert

A balloon was spotted near the IGI airport, as per reports on Wednesday evening.

Jan 27, 2016, 17:34 PM IST

Radar fault grounds all aircraft in New Zealand: Official

All aircraft in New Zealand were grounded on Tuesday after a fault in the South Pacific nation`s air traffic control system, officials said.

Jun 23, 2015, 09:29 AM IST

Sharma visits ATC tower at airport; takes stock of situation

Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma Sunday made a surprise visit to the Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower at the Delhi airport and took stock of the functioning of the air traffic management.

May 24, 2015, 20:32 PM IST

MP3 player causes bombscare in plane

 A Kolkata-New Delhi Spicejet flight was delayed by about 90 minutes this evening after an MP3 player found inside the handbag of a woman passenger caused a bombscare just before takeoff, airport officials said.

Apr 08, 2015, 01:32 AM IST

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.

Jan 18, 2015, 20:13 PM IST

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.

Nov 07, 2014, 05:05 AM IST

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.

Sep 18, 2014, 16:09 PM IST

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.

Sep 07, 2014, 00:16 AM IST

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.

Jul 11, 2014, 23:59 PM IST

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.

May 04, 2014, 16:10 PM IST

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.

Mar 02, 2014, 00:23 AM IST

Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai airports among world's worst airports in 2013

Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai airports have reportedly been named among the world's worst airports in 2013, along with Islamabad airport, according to an online survey.

Oct 20, 2013, 09:26 AM IST

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.

Jun 12, 2013, 17:58 PM IST

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.

Apr 19, 2013, 20:51 PM IST