Sunday, October 2, 2022

People will prefer Vande Bharat train over flights, says PM Modi

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | September 30, 2022 3:29:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the updated version of the Vande Bharat Express train from Gandhinagar-Mumbai and took a ride on the high-speed train to Kalupur station in Ahmedabad.... read..

Direct flights from Delhi to Shimla starts again

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
People can now take direct flights from Hindon airport in Ghaziabad to Shimla. To offer enhanced air connectivity between Delhi and Himachal Pradesh, the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Alliance Air have recommenced the Delhi-Shimla-Delhi flight which will... read..

DGCA extends 50 pc cap on SpiceJet's flights till next month

New Delhi | September 21, 2022 5:59:21 PM IST
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday extended the 50 per cent restriction on SpiceJet flights till October 29.... read..

Alliance Air to recommence Delhi-Shimla-Delhi flights from Sept 26

New Delhi | September 21, 2022 2:02:50 PM IST
To enhance the connectivity in north India, Alliance Air is all set to recommence its maiden Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) route Delhi-Shimla-Delhi from Monday.... read..

Eight destinations seek approval from Goa airport for charter flights slot

Panaji |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
Goa Airport has received a request for slots for the arrival of international charter flights from eight destinations including Russia, which will be approved by the end of September, airport officials said.... read..

German airline Lufthansa cancels 800 flights as pilots go on strike

Berlin | September 2, 2022 9:29:07 AM IST
German airline Lufthansa has cancelled 800 flights both passenger and cargo flights on Friday after pilots union 'Vereinigung Cockpit' announced they are going on a planned all-day strike.... read..

Two flights, two surprises for Varalaxmi: First, Nambi Narayan; then, Vijay

Chennai |Thursday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Wednesday was indeed a blessed day for Tamil-Telugu actress Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, with two chance meetings, one at the airport and another on a flight.... read..

Daily Shimla-Delhi flights from Sep 6

Shimla |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Alliance Air on Tuesday announced to start a daily to-and -fro flight from Shimla to Delhi from September 6.... read..

In a reciprocal move, US suspends 26 flights operated by Chinese carriers

Washington | August 26, 2022 11:57:06 AM IST
The United States has suspended 26 passenger flights operated by Chinese carriers after Beijing's aviation agency took similar action to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) said on Thursday.... read..

US suspends 26 flights operated by Chinese carriers

US | August 26, 2022 7:57:35 AM IST
Washington [US], August 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States suspended 26 passenger flights operated by Chinese carriers after Beijing's aviation agency took similar action to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the US Transportation Department said in an ord... read..

Delhi HC issues notice to BCAS on plea challenging ban on e-cigarette in flights

New Delhi | August 24, 2022 9:26:52 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) on the plea challenging the addendum prohibiting/banning the transport of e-cigarettes at Indian airports and aircraft.... read..

Plea against notification allowing Sikhs to carry Kirpans on flights withdrawn from Delhi HC

New Delhi | August 22, 2022 1:28:21 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed to withdraw a plea challenging the notification allowing Sikhs to carry Kirpans on board any civilian flights in India. Last week the court had issued notice to the Central Government and others in the matter.... read..

208 Sri Lanka flights had stopover at Thiruvananthapuram Int'l airport for refuelling till date

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 20, 2022 11:57:42 PM IST
A total of 208 Sri Lanka flights had a stopover at Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram International Airport for refuelling to date.... read..

Akasa Air operates its maiden flights on Bengaluru-Mumbai route

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
After successfully taking off on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad and Bengaluru-Kochi routes, Akasa Air, India's newest airline, on Friday inaugurated its first service on the Bengaluru-Mumbai route, enabling it to offer twice-daily flights in each direction.... read..

Delhi HC issues notice on plea challenging notification allowing Sikhs to carry Kirpans on flights

New Delhi | August 18, 2022 8:30:14 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Central Government and others on a plea challenging the notification allowing Sikhs to carry Kirpan on board any civilian flights in India.... read..

Over 1.5 lakh flights kicked off under UDAN Scheme: Jyotiraditya Scindia

New Delhi | August 8, 2022 1:57:14 AM IST
Union Civil Aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday highlighted the government's efforts on increasing aerial connectivity and said that over 1.5 lakh flights were started in the last 5 years.... read..

Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurates AirAsia flights connecting Lucknow with five cities

New Delhi | August 5, 2022 11:58:32 PM IST
Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Minister of State in the Ministry Gen (retd) VK Singh on Friday inaugurated direct flights between Lucknow and Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Goa by Air Asia today.... read..

Kerala Rains: 5 flights from Middle East bound for Calicut Airport diverted to Kochi.

Kochi(Kerala) | August 4, 2022 5:56:49 PM IST
Five flights from the Middle East bound for the Kozhikode International Airport has been diverted to Kochi airport due to bad weather.... read..

"No impact on flight operations": SpiceJet assures passengers after DGCA curtails 50 pc flights

New Delhi | July 28, 2022 10:59:06 AM IST
The Indian airline company SpiceJet on Thursday assured their passengers and travel partners that all flights departed on time and there has been absolutely no impact on flight operations.... read..

Lufthansa cancels over 1,000 flights over planned strike

Europe | July 26, 2022 9:56:41 PM IST
Frankfurt [Germany], July 26 (ANI/Xinhua): German flag carrier Lufthansa has cancelled more than 1,000 flights due to a strike organized by a union for July 27, the company said on Tuesday.... read..

Deoghar Airport: Direct flights from Delhi starting July 30, BJP's Rajiv Rudy to fly plane

New Delhi | July 21, 2022 11:58:45 PM IST
The Deoghar airport, recently inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 12, will see its first direct flight from Delhi on July 30.... read..

Review guidelines on face masks on flights, Delhi HC to DGCA

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday said the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) should review its guidelines for face masks on flights in compliance with the Centre's instructions according to the Covid situation, saying it is not the court's job to ... read..

US-Russia to resume cross flights to International Space Station

Moscow | July 15, 2022 10:27:00 PM IST
Despite mounting tensions due to the Ukraine conflict, Russia and US decided to resume International Space Station (ISS) flights together.... read..

Israeli airlines to resume flights to Turkey after 15 years

Others | July 8, 2022 5:54:53 AM IST
Tel Aviv [Israel], July 8 (ANI/Xinhua): Israeli airlines are ready to resume flights to Turkey after a 15-year suspension, the Israeli government said on Thursday.... read..

Bharat Petroleum refuels Sri Lankan airlines flights at Indian airports, amid country's deepening fuel crisis

New Delhi | July 7, 2022 11:56:08 PM IST
Over 100 flights of Sri Lankan airlines have been refuelled by India's gas and petroleum refineries company, Bharat Petroleum at Indian airports as a support to the country reeling under its worst economic crisis and facing fuel shortage.... read..

Akasa Air unveils crew uniform, airline aims commercial flights by July end

New Delhi | July 4, 2022 2:55:43 PM IST
India's soon-to-be-launched airline Akasa Air on Monday unveiled the first look of its crew uniform.... read..

Over 900 IndiGo flights delayed as crew members head for job interviews

New Delhi | July 4, 2022 11:26:15 AM IST
IndiGo Airlines operations were crippled last week as hundreds of flights faced massive delays in many cities of the country due to the non-availability of cabin crew and staff, who according to industry sources had gone for job interviews.... read..

China's military flights off Taiwan coast intended to send message to US: Analysts

Taipei | June 30, 2022 9:25:45 PM IST
Analysts think that China sends an increasing number of warplanes into Taiwan's air defence zone to send a message to the US rather than threaten the island itself as the US is in favour of a democratic, independent Taiwan.... read..

Pakistan Covid-19 cases see upsurge, mask mandate returns on domestic flights

Islamabad | June 27, 2022 1:54:52 AM IST
Pakistan is currently witnessing a new surge in the COVID-19 cases and amid this the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has also tweaked its mask mandates where now the masks are mandatory again for domestic flights with immediate effect.... read..

UAE's Etihad Airways to resume direct flights between Abu Dhabi, Beijing

Asia | June 26, 2022 9:24:48 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will resume direct passenger flights between Abu Dhabi and Beijing from June 29.... read..

Australia PM condemns interception of Canberra flights by China fighter jet

Canberra | June 12, 2022 8:26:21 PM IST
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has condemned the incident where a Chinese fighter plane forced its plane while on routine surveillance into a dangerous manoeuvre over the South China Sea.... read..

Syria suspends flights at Damascus airport after Israeli dawn airstrikes

Middle East | June 10, 2022 7:24:59 PM IST
Damascus [Syria], June 10 (ANI/Xinhua): Syria announced on Friday the suspension of all flights at Damascus airport following the overnight Israeli missile strikes on sites south of the Syrian capital.... read..

Ariana Afghan Airlines to resume flights to India

Kabul | June 10, 2022 2:55:17 PM IST
Flag carrier and largest airline of Afghanistan, Ariana Afghan Airlines on Thursday said it will resume flights to India, China and Kuwait.... read..

KLM cancels all Saturday's flights from European destinations to Schiphol

Europe | June 5, 2022 5:24:28 AM IST
The Hague [Netherlands], June 5 (ANI/Xinhua): Dutch airline KLM no longer transports passengers from European destinations to Schiphol for at least the whole day, the Dutch airline announced on Saturday.... read..

Russia's Aeroflot suspends commercial flights to Colombo

Colombo | June 4, 2022 3:56:42 PM IST
Russia's Aeroflot has suspended its commercial flights to Colombo after Sri Lankan authorities detained its Airbus A330 jet.... read..

Aviation regulator of Nepal tightens flight permit rules, unanimous decision of pilot to take flights scrapped

Kathmandu | May 31, 2022 9:24:46 PM IST
In wake of the deadly crash in the Himalayas which killed 22 people including foreigners, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has introduced a new rule, 'clear weather throughout the route to carry out a flight'.... read..

Rain and hailstorm in Delhi; trees uprooted, flights diverted

New Delhi | May 30, 2022 6:55:27 PM IST
Parts of Delhi and NCR were lashed by heavy rains and thunderstorm on Monday with the gutsy winds uprooting trees in some areas.... read..

Spicejet faces ransomware attack; flights impacted

New Delhi | May 25, 2022 10:55:43 AM IST
Hundreds of SpiceJet airlines passengers were stranded at various airports due to a ransomware attack that impacted the morning flight departures on Wednesday.... read..

Now fulfil your Travel dreams with a flat 50 per cent off on all domestic flights and hotels with Cleartrip Tatkaal

Business | May 24, 2022 12:24:52 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 24 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Cleartrip, India's fastest-growing online travel platform, has introduced 'Cleartrip Tatkaal', an industry-first initiative in the OTA segment. Starting May 25, 2022, every day from 12 noon o... read..

Punjab CM wants more international flights at Mohali airport

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday directed the state Civil Aviation Department to tie up with the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Airport Authority of India (AAI) for starting direct international flights from the Mohali International Airpo... read..

Jet Airways gets air operator certificate from DGCA, to resume commercial flights

New Delhi | May 20, 2022 7:25:07 PM IST
Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday granted Air Operator Certificate (AOC) to Jet Airways which can now resume flight operations.... read..

Canada to organize three flights from Poland for Ukrainian refugees: Reports

Europe | May 12, 2022 11:54:03 AM IST
Ottawa [Canada], May 12 (ANI/Sputnik): The Canadian authorities will organize three flights from Poland for Ukrainian refugees in late May-early June, media reported.... read..

All flights from Visakhapatnam cancelled due to cyclone Asani

Vizag (Andhra Pradesh) | May 10, 2022 10:23:49 PM IST
All flights from Visakhapatnam have been cancelled due to cyclone Asani, said Visakhapatnam International Airport Director Srinivas on Tuesday.... read..

Cyclone Asani: 23 flights cancelled in Andhra's Visakhapatnam, 10 in Chennai

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | May 10, 2022 11:54:09 AM IST
Severe cyclonic storm 'Asani' in the Bay of Bengal has hit flight operations with several airlines canceling flights in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam and Tamil Nadu's Chennai on Tuesday.... read..

India, Madagascar planning direct flights between Mumbai and Antananarivo

Antananarivo | May 6, 2022 7:23:34 PM IST
Ambassador Abhay Kumar met Madagascar's Minister of Transport and Meteorology M Rolland Ranjatoelina on Thursday and discussed the possibility of starting a direct flight between Mumbai and Antananarivo.... read..

Saudi Arabia resumes flights to Istanbul this week: Reports

Middle East | May 6, 2022 5:55:18 PM IST
Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], May 6 (ANI/Sputnik): Saudi Arabia will resume flights to Turkey's Istanbul this week after two-year air-traffic suspension due to COVID-19 pandemic, Turkish media reported on Friday.... read..

Several flights diverted due to bad weather in Delhi

New Delhi | May 4, 2022 9:23:37 PM IST
Two domestic and one international flight were diverted and several other flights were delayed on Wednesday evening at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi due to rain and followed by strong winds.... read..

5 Srinagar-Sharjah flights per week get ministry nod

Jammu |Saturday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
The Ministry of Civil Aviation has approved five Srinagar-Sharjah flights per week on a regular basis, officials said on Friday.... read..

Ariana Afghan Airlines to resume flights from Kabul-Moscow

Kabul | April 28, 2022 1:53:02 AM IST
Afghanistan flag carrier airline Ariana Afghan Airlines has resumed flights from Kabul-Moscow after nearly one year of suspension, local media reported.... read..

Several Delhi-bound flights delayed, diverted due to bad weather

New Delhi | April 25, 2022 11:24:55 PM IST
Bad weather conditions, paired with strong wind, have affected flight operations at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Monday night.... read..

Thunderstorm hits Hyderabad, flights diverted

Hyderabad |Friday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
Flights coming to Hyderabad from Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Visakhapatnam were diverted to other cities as a thunderstorm hit the city and suburbs on Thursday evening.... read..
103-year old voter honoured in poll-boun...
Delhi: DCPs told to present reports on s...
I2U2: A new geo-economic group on world ...
Worst is yet to come for global economy:...
Two girls injured in acid attack in Jaip...
'Legislative intervention required to en...
 Top Stories
At least 127 killed in mass riots d... 
5G technology will transform every ... 
25-year-old man stabbed to death in... 
Assam Police foils smuggling bid, r... 
Crop diversification, improved irri... 
Putin ally Kadyrov calls for "using... 
Pak Finance Minister blames Imran K... 
Survivors of Kabul education centre...