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Can C-band 5G really impact flights?

January 21, 2022 1:46 pm

Over the past week, many airlines canceled their flights to the US over fears that the new 5G C-band rollout will impact safety on many routes. But what is C-Band and can it really impact flights?

The world's safest airlines for 2022 revealed; check out the complete list here

January 06, 2022 11:58 am

Along with factors like age of aircraft, crash and serious incidents, Covid-19 protocols has also become a major indicator in determining an airline's safety

In latest breach, Iran's Mahan Air hit with cyberattack

November 21, 2021 4:34 pm

Mahan Air's website displayed an error message saying the site couldn't be reached. The carrier said in a statement that it had “thwarted” the attack and that its flight schedule was not affected, adding it has faced similar breaches in the past.

Ukrainian airline swaps high heels, skirts for trainers and trouser suits

October 05, 2021 3:15 pm

"Twelve hours on your feet... If you wear high heels, you are hardly able to walk afterwards..." a flight attendant was quoted as saying

Frequent flyers warned about sitting on mountain of unused miles

May 19, 2021 11:39 am

Airlines are typically secretive about the earnings tied to their loyalty programs. For some, the sale of miles -- mostly to the large banks that issue their co-brand credit cards -- is a higher-earning activity than their traditional business of flying people from place to place.

Chinese ditch flying (and blind dates) in blow to airlines

February 08, 2021 1:54 pm

About 10% of flights have been canceled over the coming fortnight, according to a BNEF report dated Feb. 3, which said China Southern Airlines Co. appears most affected with almost one-third of flights scrapped.

Revealed: 20 of the world's safest airlines for COVID-19 compliance

January 06, 2021 9:37 am

These airlines have gone above and beyond in the protection of passengers or in adding flexibility to travel, suggests Airlineratings.com

Airlines face ‘mission of the century’ in shipping vaccines

November 30, 2020 2:10 pm

Lufthansa, one of the world’s biggest cargo carriers, began planning in April in anticipation of the shots that Pfizer Inc to Moderna Inc and AstraZeneca Plc are developing in record time.

No more ladies and gentlemen: Japan Airlines takes to gender-neutral greetings

September 29, 2020 8:22 pm

The airline will be dropping the "ladies and gentlemen" from its announcements, and will instead favour more inclusive greetings like "attention all passengers" and "welcome, everyone"

Taking a flight? This is how airlines are keeping their aircraft coronavirus safe

September 17, 2020 10:19 pm

In India, most airlines have put in place a rigorous cleaning procedure involving 3-4 hours for every commercial aircraft. Most airlines have equipped their aircraft with High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters

AIRLINES VIDEOS

Kannur International Airport Set to Take Flight

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

Kannur International Airport (KIAL), the fourth in Kerala, will be dedicated to the nation on December 9. The airport will offer better access to travellers from north Kerala and parts of Karnataka like Coorg.

How often our airlines experience technical snags: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Domestic airlines have reported the number of technical snags they have experienced. Of them all, IndiGo's numbers jump out, because it first reported 340 odd snags and when rivals reported the number suspect, it was revised to over 14,000 snags.

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