Air Traffic Control

Why the President Walked Away From Air Traffic Control Reform This Year

<i>Air Traffic Control Reform News</i> (yes, that’s a thing) wrote a post-mortem explaining why legislation to spin the country’s air traffic control system …

Air Traffic

Spending package extends FAA through September

The House’s omnibus spending package released Wednesday evening includes an extension to the Federal Aviation Administration through September, …

John Thune

Sporty's adds 3 new courses to Pilot Training app

Sporty’s released their new Pilot Training app at the end of 2017, bringing an all-new training course concept to iPhone, iPad and AppleTV. The app …


Engine trouble knocks Indigo off performance charts

Crippled by engine trouble with its A320neo fleet, budget carrier Indigo has slipped from the top slot in the on-time performance (OTP) charts at …

Jet Airways

Derry woman's mid-flight proposal over Donegal beach

<b>A Londonderry couple is on cloud nine after the pair got engaged mid-flight over a County Donegal beach.</b><p>Yvonne McDaid had bought her boyfriend a lesson with Eglinton Flying Club for Christmas.<p>But Shaun Hasson got the last laugh when his parents wrote the words 'will you marry me' in 12ft letters on …

Republic of Ireland

SHOCKING | West Bengal police enter Kolkata ATC before arrival of Mamata Banerjee's flight

Hack:<p>Bengal police has yet again entered the ATC to ensure the timely landing of Mamata Banerjee's flight<br>• two officers sat in front of the official in …


Police Entry Into Kolkata ATC To Monitor Mamata Flight Sparks Row

Bengal police force crossed limits to accord Mamata Banerjee’s flight priority landing.


Construction of multi-modal terminal at Haldia to start next week

Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) The formal construction of a multi-modal terminal at Haldia in West Bengal is expected to commence next week with Union …


US-Bangla Airlines suspends flights to Nepal indefinitely

Kathmandu, Mar 15 (PTI) The US-Bangla Airlines has suspended flights to Kathmandu for an indefinite period due to "shortage of aircraft", an official …


Switzerland’s new air traffic control system to put drones, planes in same skies

Switzerland is way ahead of the rest of the world when it comes to drones. The country has already used drones to transport lab samples between …

Air Traffic

Zaha Hadid Architects wins bid to design Navi Mumbai International Airport

Navi Mumbai International Airport is already one-step closer to transforming the urban map of Navi Mumbai. The GVK Power and Infrastructure Limited …


Nidahas Trophy 2018: Why Bangladesh players wore black armbands in T20I against India

Bangladesh team lost the 5th T20I of the Nidahas Trophy 2018 against India by 17 runs on Wednesday. During the match, the Bangladesh players were …

Sri Lanka

Pilot confusion possibly led to the crash

Confusion within the cockpit of a Bangladesh airline attempting to land at Kathmandu’s international airport may be the primary cause of an accident …


Kathmandu plane crash: Lack of investigative expertise and follow up leaves passengers on a wing and prayer - Firstpost

According to a list released by <i>,</i> Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport is among the world's worst airports — but that list …


Air traffic control won't be privatized. Now what?

Although air traffic control reform will not be pursued in the next Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill, lawmakers still need to …


IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Ahmedabad

A Lucknow bound flight made an emergency landing at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport on Monday, 40 minutes after it had taken off from …


Let it soar

Bengaluru's sporting grounds regularly witness all manner of sporting activities, with the likes of cricket and football being the usual suspects. In …


Liberty Helicopters crashed 3 times in 11 years around New York City, twice with fatalities

All five passengers on a helicopter died when the aircraft crashed into New York City's East River and flipped over. The pilot was rescued. Air Traffic Control recordings reveal the pilot reported engine failure just before the crash. (March 12) AP


NYC helicopter crash kills all five passengers

New York City

All 5 passengers killed in East River helicopter crash; pilot survives

FDNY officials say all five passengers are dead after a private helicopter crashed into the East River on Sunday night. The pilot was the only one to …

New York City

I Spent 12 Hours Watching Southwest Airlines Trying to Solve Problems. This is What Happened

There was the occasional positive sign.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I'm not sure how much fun it is working for an airline.<p>Yes, there's travel involved, but how does anyone deal with the ever-smaller planes, the ever more …


Single European Sky Steps Closer Thanks To Sitaonair's Multi-Frequency Datalink

Infrastructure Completion Marks An Important Milestone Towards SES A significant, multi-frequency European datalink infrastructure upgrade has been …


UFO Drawings from the National Archives

With its origins in the aftermath of World War II, belief in extraterrestrial visitations has grown into one of the most widespread and persistent of modern mysteries. As one measure of its impact on British society, a 1998 opinion survey for the <i>Daily Mail</i> found that one third of the UK’s …


First test of drone air traffic control to happen in Switzerland this year | Ars Technica

Think of it as automated flight authorization and cataloging for drones.<p>Switzerland is on the cusp of becoming the first country to formally …


The management of Dana Air has said that it has been vindicated by the report of the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), which cleared its pilot in the ill-fated incident at the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) of any wrong doing. Dana Air also said that it was ready to work with the Federal Government on the yesterday’s probe order of its operations by the Federal Executive Council (FEC). This is as our correspondent gathered that the ill-fated aircraft can’t return to service again due to the impact of the severe damage.

The management of Dana Air has said that it has been vindicated by the report of the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), which cleared its pilot in …


All-women teams in the driving seat

Many corporates and organisations on Thursday marked International Women’s Day with various programmes felicitating women and honouring their …


Women take command of airport

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2018, female staff at Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) took command of operations for the entire …


AIB Releases 'Say Nothing Report' On Dana, Nestor Oil Gulfstream Airline Incidents

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Citizen Journalism

Flights landing at City of Derry Airport targeted with laser pens

Police have received reports of laser pens being pointed at planes landing at City of Derry Airport.<p>Posting on the PSNI Foyle Facebook page on …

Air Travel

'Reckless' drone operator put passengers at risk - Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand say they'll fully support any moves made by authorities against drone operators to ensure the safety of their aircraft and passengers.<p>…

Air New Zealand