Civil Aviation

The terrifying moment an airport employee drives a VAN across the runway seconds before a plane with 57 passengers onboard takes off so he could make it to the company BBQ in time

An airport employee almost caused a major accident on the runway when he drove his van in front of an airplane as it was about to take off because he …

Airplanes

New jetliner operating from Beijing, Shanghai

Air China, the national flag carrier, has begun to operate one of the world's latest long-range, wide-body jetliners, the Airbus A350-900, and plans …

Aviation

Got the Ryanair blues? This is how to claim compensation | Financial Times

Ryanair is at it again. Travellers have been hit by hundreds of cancellations of flights this summer, ruining thousands of holidays. As if the …

Flying

The big news: Kochi airport suspends operations till August 18 amid floods, and 9 other top stories

Other headlines: Congress called Modi’s Independence Day speech shallow, and the Law Commission will recommend a legal framework for simultaneous …

India News

Jet chief meets civil aviation secretary amid airline's financial woes

Financially-challenged Jet Airways on Tuesday said its Chairman Naresh Goyal met Civil Aviation Secretary R N Choubey to discuss matters concerning …

Airlines

Why is China’s aviation industry so ridden with corruption?

The Chinese Communist Party’s Shanghai commission for discipline inspection announced on August 6 that the chairman of the Shanghai Airport …

News (Hong Kong)

Broughton runway now ready for the mammoth Beluga XL

Work to prepare the runway at Airbus Broughton for the new mammoth Beluga XL has been completed.<p>Hawarden Airport closed at the end of July for the …

News (Wales)

Greenfield infrastructure: Centre proposes fixed tariff model for airport developers

A shift away from determining airport tariffs on the basis of costs incurred by the airport developer is expected to disincentivise the company to …

Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines has put in a bid to run Nigeria's new national carrier

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ethiopian Airlines is the frontrunner to manage Nigeria's new national carrier, its chief executive has announced.<p>Nigeria unveiled plans for Nigeria Air, its new airline last month, and Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika indicated that it was in the market for investors to manage …

Africa

Indira Gandhi International Airport Will be First to Use Taxibots for Towing Aircrafts in India

The use of taxibots will help in cutting carbon dioxide emission at the IGI airport drastically.<p>Aviation watchdog DGCA has allowed the use of …

India News

Flight lands off-centered at Kochi

A Kuwait airways aircraft carrying 161 passengers landed off-centered on the runway of the Cochin International Airport Limited here on Tuesday. No …

Aviation

The big news: Kochi airport shut till Saturday amid heavy rainfall, and nine other top stories

Other headlines: AAP leader Ashutosh resigned from the party citing personal reasons, and Modi listed NDA’s achievements in his Independence Day …

India

Will revive Air India before selling it, says Union minister Jayant Sinha

The civil aviation ministry is working on a comprehensive package to make Air India globally competitive before putting it up for sale again, …

India

Govt proposes new concession model for greenfield airports

The government proposes a new policy for greenfield airports which it feels will bring down the cost of air travel in the country. According to the n

Business (India)

To ease pressure on airlines, civil aviation ministry may seek inclusion of jet fuel under GST

In a bid to give relief to airlines struggling from high costs of fuel and a weaker rupee, the Civil Aviation ministry is set to seek inclusion of …

Airlines

What the stolen SeaTac Airport plane really says about aviation security

Recently, a ground service agent managed to gain access to a parked Horizon Air Q400 aircraft and take off from the SeaTac International Airport for …

Mental Health

Morning Brief: Group Hoisting Tricolour In Kashmir Roughed Up By Locals; Can Conduct Polls In Eight States Along With Lok Sabha: EC; And Other News

Good morning, dear reader! Here’s your morning news brief for today.

India

Air India Disburses Salaries For July After A Delay Of 15 Days

The debt-ridden airline had issued a notice earlier this month in the connection.<p><b>New Delhi:</b><p>India's national carrier Air India on today disbursed the …

India

Independence Day Bonanza: Air India, Vistara, Air Asia offer huge discounts on tickets in 'freedom sale'

On occasion of India’s 72nd Independence Day, several airlines are offering mega discounts on air tickets.<p>From Air India to AirAsia, airlines have …

Air India

Government working on issues hurting aviation sector: Suresh Prabhu

While flag-carrier Air India delayed payment of salaries to its employees for the fifth consecutive month before disbursing them on Tuesday, private …

India News

Haryana To Get First Civil Airport At Hisar As Independence Day Gift

Haryana’s first civilian airport at Hisar will be inaugurated on Independence Day (15 August). Built at a cost of Rs 12.36 crore, it will be …

India

Customers Cram Carry-Ons as U.S. Airlines Look the Other Way

A recent Instagram ad showed a roomy carry-on bag that the company promised would fit in an overhead compartment.<p>In the comments, a satisfied …

Flying

Bürklin signs Rochester

Bürklin Elektronik, the Munich components distributor, has signed an agreement with Rochester Electronic that allows Bürklin to offer an additional …

Electronics

ANALYSIS: How more airlines are sharing in sector's good fortune

Danish civil aviation administration SLV is awaiting a detailed statement from regional airline Cimber Air after suspecting that one of its ATR …

Airlines

Dumaguete Airport reopens after PAL tire burst

NEGROS ORIENTAL - Air traffic operations at the Dumaguete Airport resumed Wednesday, a day after flights were suspended when a Philippine Airlines …

Airplanes

CAE announces appointment of John Manley as Chair of the Board and Board of Directors election results

MONTREAL, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NYSE:CAE) (TSX:CAE) – CAE announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed the Honourable John P. Manley, P.C., O.C., as Chair of the Board following CAE’s 2018 annual meeting of shareholders held earlier today.<p>Mr. Manley has been an independent …

Elections

Ryanair Pilots In Five Countries Go On Strike, Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled

I’ve written before about the proposition of flying Ryanair, Europe’s most hates airline, and how for me, it works. But I have been<i> exceedingly</i> lucky …

Customer Service

China sees 93 new general aviation airports in H1

China is embracing a burgeoning general aviation industry with 93 newly-licensed general aviation airports and an expanding fleet of aircraft in the …

News (China)

New chief’s challenge to get Network Rail back on track | Financial Times

When Andrew Haines takes up his new job as chief executive of Network Rail, which owns and manages the UK’s railway infrastructure, on Tuesday he …

Network Rail

China Southern’s Shenyang-Los Angeles flights taking off in December

China Southern’s proposed new flights between Shenyang and Los Angeles will take off on December 18, giving the capital of China’s northeastern …

Los Angeles