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SpiceJet: SpiceJet, Gulf Air sign MoU to explore codeshare and coordinated engineering services

"SpiceJet and Gulf Air will look at collaborating in the field of pilot training to nurture talent in order to deliver the finest resources for both the airlines.The airlines will also engage and collaborate to enhance their respective cargo and.

Air Pollution: Luxury homes in NCR focus on providing clean air

Besides offering plenty of green spaces, some luxury home developers in the National Capital Region are installing centralised air purifier systems for fresh indoor air.DLF has installed TFAs (treated fresh air units) to improve indoor air qualit.

Air India extends bridge-loan bids for Boeing purchase to Nov 22

The financial bids were to scheduled to be c.05 PM ISTPTIOf the total $819 million bridge loan, $135 million will be for B777s and the rest for the B787s.

Air India to start flying on Mumbai-Nairobi route from November 27

The four-times-a-week non-stop fight will be operated on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays with a 256 seat Boeing 787 in two-class configuration, business and economy, the airline said in a release.18 PM ISTAgenciesCivil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had in June announced through his twitter handle that "Air India will begin its direct flight services on the Mumbai-Nairobi route from September 27.

GPS for Air Travel Came With Big Downsides: Noise, Then Lawsuits

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Air India, Bharat Petroleum Corporation to be sold by March: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

02 AM ISTFinance minister Nirmala Sitharaman.A year ago, the loss-making airline’s sale had to be aborted due to tepid response from investors.

Air India cabin crew call in sick, get pink slips

Air India’s problem with cabin crew scheduling began last month on Karva Chauth when a number of cabin crew members unexpectedly called in sick.Two weeks ago, the airline issued termination letters to four cabin crew members, all of whom were rostered for duty on a Delhi-Mumbai flight, but called in sick.

India's air traffic growth has 'slowed significantly' in 2019, was 1.6 per cent in Sept: IATA

6 per cent year-on-year, from 4.5 per cent observed in August," said a press release of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Air India chief on divestment jitters

12 PM ISTPTIThe government is planning to invite bids for the national carrier next month.NEW DELHI: Air India chief Ashwani Lohani has told the airline's staff that the management shares their concerns and is taking necessary steps to protect their interests, even as the employees' unions are planning to protest against the government's disinvestment move.

Working to get 737 Max back in air, says Boeing

We are working closely with regulators round the world to bring the aircraft back to service,” said Darren Hulst, director (p.NEW DELHI: US’ Boeing on Wednesday said it is working overtime to ensure its grounded 737 Max aircraft return to service as soon as possible, but it all depends on the regulators, including the US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA).

Air India pilots' union opposes privatisation; may resort to strike

The nearly 800-member strong Indian Commercial Pilots' Association has decided to work towards bringing all the unions at the airline under a common platform to oppose privatisation of the airline.53 PM ISTBCCLOpposing privatisation of Air India, an airline pilots' union has threatened to go on strike unless their long pending demands related to salaries are addressed, according to a communication.

Delhi air quality improves but farm fires won’t stop

The Supreme Court has asked Haryana and Punjab to stop fires in fields, but farmers.NEW DELHI | CHANDIGARH: Air quality in Delhi has improved rapidly but the risk of pollution rising again to emergency levels reached on Sunday remains as farmer leaders in Punjab and Haryana said they will continue burning harvest residue.

Pollution levels drop marginally due to wind, but air quality remains in 'severe quality'

On Sunday, the national capital's average AQI stood at 494, the highest since November 6, 2016 when it was 497.An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100 'satisfactory', 101-200 'moderate', 201-300 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 's.

N Chandrasekaran: Will ask my team to look at bidding for Air India: Tata Group chief

The Tata Group may consider bidding for Air India, an airline it once owned, whenever the govt finalises its sale.I will ask the team to evaluate it," said the Tata group chief N.

False fire alarm forces IndiGo pilots to declare emergency mid-air, land back at Chennai airport

Just 15 minutes after the departure, the pilots observed a fire alarm and immediately relayed the emergency code 7700 to all Air Traffic Controls, said a source privy to the development.The fire alarm was later found to be because of faulty smoke.

Air India plans legal, tech audit to attract buyers

The government’s attempt to sell 76% stake in the airline drew a blank last time, forcing it to do a course correction that included plans to dilute its entire stake in the ailing carrier.New Delhi: Air India is hiring legal and technical experts for a scrutiny of its contracts and the condition of its aircraft to ensure clarity to its probable bidders.

Air India: Air India starts Mumbai-Amritsar-Stansted flight

It will be the first-ever scheduled flight to India from Stansted airport and the only direct link between London and Amritsar.40 PM ISTBCCLAmritsar: National carrier Air India on Thursday launched a thrice-weekly flight between Mumbai and Stansted in UK via Amritsar, officials said.

Plane returns to Kolkata after mid-air engine stall

On three consecutive days from October 24 to 26, IndiGo had three in-flight PW engine shutdowns, compelling the aviation regulator DGCA to visit the airline's premises on Monday to review the maintenance and safety data.25 AM ISTBCCLThe PW engine-powered A320neo planes in the fleets of IndiGo and GoAir have been facing glitches both mid-air and on-ground since their induction in 2016, which has also led to grounding of some planes.

Air India's Boeing plane carries Ik Onkar symbol to celebrate Guru Nanak's birth anniversary

Airlines / AviationStock Analysis, IPO, Mutual Funds, Bonds & MoreAir India will fly its aircraft thrice a week on the Mumbai-Amritsar-Stansted route to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.21 PM ISTBCCL'Ik Onkar' symbol is a central tenet of Sikh religious philosophy.

Boeing, FAA and Lion Air Failures Laid Bare in 737 MAX Crash Report

SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS Does the final report in the Lion Air 737 MAX accident adequately address the causes and contributing factors of the crash?And do you think Boeing, the airline and regulators will improve air safety based on its findings?