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Airbus faces record USD 4 billion fine after bribery probe

Airbus faces record USD 4 billion fine after bribery probe

January 29, 2020 9:43:33 am

The deal, believed by anti-corruption experts to be the largest ever in a bribery case, ends an almost four-year crisis that led to a sweeping management overhaul and delayed plans to redeploy the plane giant's cash surplus.

Bengaluru: IndiGo pilot 'off-rostered' after woman passenger claims harassment and jail threat

Higher income helps InterGlobe Aviation net soar to Rs 496 crore

January 28, 2020 4:22:30 am

The airline revised its capacity guidance for financial year 2021 downwards 20 per cent from 25 per cent earlier due to slowdown in aircraft addition.

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Government invites bid for sale of 100% stake in Air India, 50% in AISATS

January 27, 2020 11:08:30 am

Air India, which has a debt burden of more than Rs 50,000 crore, has been making loss for long and as part of revival efforts, the government has decided on disinvestment.

DGCA calls urgent meeting with Indigo, GoAir to review performance of Airbus Neo aircraft

DGCA suspends pilots of Cessna aircraft that crashed at Aligarh airport

January 26, 2020 4:47:37 am

“The crew subsequently lost control, the aircraft hit the ground and caught fire,” the senior official said, citing the DGCA probe. The aviation regulator then issued show-cause notices to the pilots and the responses received were found to be unsatisfactory.

Boeing delays 777X first flight again due to bad weather

Boeing delays 777X first flight again due to bad weather

January 25, 2020 2:18:08 pm

Boeing will attempt the maiden flight, which was also canceled on Thursday, again on Saturday at 10 a.m. local time (1800 GMT), weather permitting.

Bengaluru: IndiGo pilot 'off-rostered' after woman passenger claims harassment and jail threat

IndiGo to start daily flights on Delhi-Bangkok route from Mar 29

January 24, 2020 7:37:32 pm

William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo, said, "The ease and cost-efficiency of traveling to Thailand for an international vacation from India will be the growth driver for the route.

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ED issues fresh summons in Air Asia PMLA case

January 24, 2020 5:35:10 pm

The summons have been issued under the PMLA and as per sources the executives will be questioned and their statement recorded in connection with the investigation.

GoAir announces non-stop flights to Singapore from Bengaluru and Kolkata

GoAir suspends some flights on delay in aircraft and engine deliveries

January 24, 2020 5:47:13 am

GoAir operates Airbus A320neo fleet powered by the Pratt & Whitney engines that have faced continuous glitches over the last two years due to a variety of issues.

GoAir suspends some flights on delay in aircraft, engine deliveries

January 23, 2020 6:52:20 pm

In November and December, GoAir had cancelled dozens of flights due to delay in aircraft deliveries and non-availability of engines.

Weak demand, Jet collapse: Single digit growth in domestic passenger traffic in 2019, a first in 5 years

January 21, 2020 7:22:38 am

In 2018, passenger traffic growth was recorded at 18.60 per cent over the previous year, while in 2017 passenger traffic grew at 17.31 per cent.

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Domestic air passenger traffic grows by just 3.74% in 2019: DGCA

January 20, 2020 5:11:47 pm

The domestic air passenger traffic in the month of December last year increased by 2.56 per cent to 1.30 crore compared to the same month in 2018, according to data released by the DGCA.

Air India reinstates senior pilot found guilty of sexual harassment

Air India reinstates senior pilot found guilty of sexual harassment

January 19, 2020 12:33:41 pm

According to a complaint filed by the woman pilot, the alleged incident took place on May 5 last year in Hyderabad, where she was being trained by Captain Sachin Gupta.

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SC lifts suspension on environmental clearance granted for Mopa airport

January 16, 2020 7:35:14 pm

The top court had in March last year suspended the EC granted for the greenfield airport and had directed the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) to revisit the decision in light of its impact on the ecology there.

Boeing reorganizes pilots after Max crisis exposes dysfunction

Boeing reorganizes pilots after Max crisis exposes dysfunction

January 16, 2020 9:28:58 am

The move, effective Jan. 17, affects company aviators who train commercial airline pilots, prepare jets for delivery and develop training materials and flight crew manuals

Air India reinstates senior pilot found guilty of sexual harassment

Air India Washington-Delhi flight delayed by 57 hrs due to glitch in braking system

January 15, 2020 8:43:46 pm

The plane had 133 passengers on board when it developed the glitch, the official said.

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Malaysia Airlines suspends Boeing 737 MAX jet deliveries due to grounding

January 15, 2020 2:15:51 pm

The decision represents another setback for Boeing, which on Tuesday reported its worst annual net orders in decades, along with its lowest number of plane deliveries in 11 years, as the grounding of the 737 MAX saw it fall far behind main competitor Airbus SE.

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Centre rolls out disclosure scheme to tag rogue drones

January 14, 2020 3:52:47 am

The government has asked the owners of unregistered drones to submit the required information to the government by January 31.

DGCA gives IndiGo time till May 31 to replace P&W engines

January 14, 2020 4:22:03 am

IndiGo has already placed at least one modified engine in each of its A320neo fleet, a DGCA statement said.

Bengaluru: IndiGo pilot 'off-rostered' after woman passenger claims harassment and jail threat

DGCA extends deadline for IndiGo to replace all unmodified Pratt and Whitney engines till May 31

January 13, 2020 1:12:35 pm

On November 1, stating that "desperate measures" were required to "put things in order", the DGCA had told IndiGo to replace the PW engines in 97 A320neo aircraft "at all costs" by January 31 or they would be grounded

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Ahead of Republic Day, no flight operations for nearly 2 hrs at Delhi airport for 7 days

January 12, 2020 8:29:40 pm

According to a notice to airmen AAI, "no landing and take off" would be "permitted" at Delhi International Airport between 10.35 am and 12.15 pm on January 18, 20-24 and 26, due to "Republic Day Celebrations".