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Saturday, August 15, 2020



AirAsia's two senior executives suspended by DGCA over safety violations

August 11, 2020 2:44 pm

The airline came under the scanner after one of its pilots, who runs a popular YouTube channel called Flying Beast, alleged violations of safety norms by the low-cost carrier.

AirAsia Hyderabad flight develops technical glitch, carries out 'precautionary' engine shut down

May 26, 2020 10:35 pm

The incident that happened on Tuesday is being probed by regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation while a detailed inspection of the aircraft is being carrier out, the airline said in a statement.

This airline is using downtime to enhance cabin interiors

May 06, 2020 8:03 pm

To ensure that the aircraft are well protected, all cavities like engine air intakes, APU exhaust, air data probes and sensors are all covered with approved covers and blanked.

Airbus bribery scandal triggers new probes worldwide

February 04, 2020 10:33 am

Airbus agreed on Friday to pay a record $4 billion in fines after reaching a plea bargain with prosecutors in Britain, France and United States over alleged bribery and corruption stretching back at least 15 years.

AirAsia CEO Fernandes and chairman step aside as Airbus bribery allegations probed

February 04, 2020 9:49 am

Senior company executive Tharumalingam Kanagalingam will be the acting CEO, with the changes effective immediately.

AirAsia flight makes priority landing at Chennai

November 28, 2019 2:48 pm

In local stand-by, all aerodrome emergency services are brought to a state of readiness and local emergency services are notified but remain at their respective bases on stand-by

AirAsia airline deboards visually and hearing impaired activist at Pune airport

September 03, 2019 12:24 pm

The incident happened on August 30 evening when Zamir Dhale, 44, was on his way to Delhi from Pune to catch a flight to Geneva where he had to address a meeting of disability experts organised by the United Nations.

DGCA suspends pilot for 3 months for wrongly transmitting hijack code on Srinagar flight

July 19, 2019 8:50 pm

When a flight sends 7500 code, the ATS facilities nearby get the message that this plane has been hijacked. The ATS facility, where the plane is expected to land, then asks pilots to confirm if the plane has been hijacked.

Bomb hoax delays Pune-bound AirAsia flight

August 29, 2018 8:53 am

The flight to Pune, scheduled to take off from the Bengaluru airport at 1.05 pm, finally took off at 3.32 pm, after security personnel ruled out any possibility about the presence of explosives.

AirAsia graft case: CBI summons India head Ramachandran Venkataramanan to appear on July 3

June 29, 2018 7:23 pm

Earlier this month, Sunil Kumar, a lobbyist in the case, was interrogated in the case. Kapur, along with corporate lobbyists Deepak Talwar and Rajendra Dubey, has been accused of maintaining liaisons with government officials.


AirAsia crash: The mystery continues

January 06, 2015 4:14 pm

With only 37 bodies recovered since Flight 8501 crashed, there are also concerns that it will become harder to find the remaining.

AirAsia Flight QZ8501: Plane's mystery ends with grief and distress for relatives

December 30, 2014 9:44 pm

Bodies and debris seen floating in Indonesian waters painfully ended the mystery of AirAsia Flight 8501, which crashed into the Java Sea on Sunday.

Air Asia QZ 8501 flight with 162 on board goes missing, worried relatives rush to airport

December 29, 2014 10:55 am

The AirAsia plane with 162 people on board lost contact with ground control on Sunday (December 28) while flying over the Java Sea after taking off from a provincial city in Indonesia for Singapore, and search and rescue operations were underway.