NASA technology to help airlines cut fuel consumption
Even four minutes of flight time shaved off of each leg of a trip made by an airline could result in massive fuel and time savings, according to researchers.
India’s aviation safety ranking downgrade: How politicians, bureaucrats ruined a sunrise industry
The recent downgrading of India’s aviation ...
Air India technical glitch : Snags clip wings of Maharaja's Dreamliners
AI had placed orders for 27 B-787s as part of its 68-Boeing aircraft ...
Air India seeks US pre-clearance travel facility at Delhi, Mumbai airports
America-bound passengers can clear all inspections required by the US here and on landing in US, they can walk off the airports like domestic flyers.
DGCA plans to help pilots tackle stress
DGCA has come out with a draft civil aviation requirement (CAR) detailing the periodic training needed for pilots with stress on the human behavioural element.
Warren Buffet-owned FlightSafety International signs pact with Deccan Charters
The training will provide a major fillip to the budding regional aviation sector and the business aircraft segment in the country.
Two airliners fly within 100 feet of drone above New York
Unmanned aircraft systems are not supposed to fly within eight km of an airport without notifying the airport operator and control tower.
Drones can be used to transport blood samples: Study
Most tests on blood samples and other fluids are done by dedicated laboratories that can be scores of miles from remote clinics.
Shriram Transport Finance Comapny upbeat on demand for heavy new vehicles
Shriram Transport Finance Company Ltd (STFCL) today said it is witnessing "active uptake" in the heavy new vehicle and used CV space.
Flying safety aspects being compromised: DGCA
DGCA today said it has come across instances where safety aspects were compromised.
Jet Airways plans to take back two Boeing 777s from Etihad
"Jet Airways may ask Etihad to return two of the five Boeing 777s, which it has leased to the Gulf partner," sources said here.
Jet seeks to 'enhance presence' in US market
Interline and code shares are commercial agreements which allow one airline to sell tickets on flights operated by a partner airline.
WSJ website, NYSE ,United Airlines hit by technical glitches
Separately Wednesday, the New York Stock Exchange suspended trading in all securities after a computer malfunction.
Jet welcomes US move to upgrade India's aviation safety ranking
Jet Airways today welcomed the decision of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to restore India's aviation safety ranking to category 1, which paves the way for the airline to expand its operations in the US market.
How dangerous is airplane turbulence?
It's scary. It's uncomfortable. It spills your tomato juice. It's airplane turbulence-but how dangerous is it, in reality?
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