22 Aug 2014
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysians on Friday observed a minute of silence and a nationwide day of mourning as a special plane arrived here from the Netherlands carrying the remains of 20 citizens killed when their flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over restive eastern Ukraine last month.
22 Aug 2014
Jaipur/New Delhi: An Air India flight from Delhi to Ahmedabad carrying 104 passengers made an emergency landing in Jaipur after a problem in one of its engines.
21 Aug 2014
Mumbai: The first commercial flight of the much-awaited seaplane services will take off for Pawana dam in Lonavala from here on August 25, Maharashtra Tourism and Public Works Minister Chhagan Bhujbal announced on Thursday.
20 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Nearly 150 people on board an IndiGo aircraft had a narrow escape on Wednesday following a problem in its landing gear that caused thick smoke to emnate after touching down at the airport here, leaving some passengers with minor injuries during evacuation.
21 Aug 2014
Washington: In a significant revelation, NASA researchers have shown that the earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source, decades after the compound was banned worldwide.
18 Aug 2014
Mumbai: Budget carrier SpiceJet will resume its flight services to Bangkok from next month. The Kalanithi Maran-promoted private carrier had launched flights to Bangkok from Pune and Bangalore with much fanfare last October but scrapped both the services at the start of summer schedule this year, citing low passenger demand.
19 Aug 2014
London: Online flight booking websites have affected performance and product quality in the airline industry, especially flight times, says a new study. According to researchers, instead of competing for space at the top of travel agents' computer screens by scheduling the shortest flights, airlines have adapted to an environment in which price is playing the dominant role in selling tickets.
01 Aug 2014
United Nations: In the wake of the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine, UN and global aviation bodies have set up a task force to reduce the risks of civilian planes flying over conflict areas and ensure that the ‘right information reaches the right people at the right time’ to prevent similar tragedies.
22 Jul 2014
Donetsk (Ukraine): A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived at a Ukrainian government base on Tuesday on the first leg of their final journey home to be reclaimed by their families.