DGCA Conducts Spot Checks on 48 SpiceJet Aircraft; Finds No Major Safety Violation

SpiceJet planes were involved in at least eight technical malfunction incidents in the 18-day period starting June 19. The regulator conducted 53 spot checks on 48 SpiceJet aircraft between July 9 and July 13. SpiceJet has been ordered to use certain identified aircraft only after confirming to the regulator that all reported defects/malfunctions are rectified.
#SpiceJet #BusinessIndustrial #TransportationLogistics #Travel


4 months ago

1,000 complaints against Air India in three months: Centre

Around 1,000 passenger complaints received against Air India during last three months. Complaints related to issues such as refund of fares, overbooking of flights and staff behaviour. The Tata Group on January 27 took control of Air India after winning the bid for the airline on October 8 last year.
#AirIndia #Travel #AirTravel


4 months ago

‘Shift passengers with monkey pox symptoms to isolation ward’

Deputy Commissioner K.V. Rajendra spoke at a meeting on precautionary measures to be taken to contain the spread of monkey pox, at the airport in Mangaluru on Tuesday. He asked the airport and airlines to take all precautionary. Measures should be taken immediately after the landing of any aircraft.
#V.Rajendra #TheHindu #Mangaluru #Travel #AirTravel


4 months ago

Go First's aircraft rejects take off as dog comes on Leh airport runway

DGCA officials called it a 'routine' incident. Both the planes — involved in engine snag incidents — will fly only when cleared.
#GoFirst #Indian #Leh #BusinessIndustrial #TransportationLogistics #Travel


4 months ago

Britain heatwave melts Royal Air Force base's runway as record 40°C witnessed

Britain heatwave melts Royal Air Force base's runway as record 40°C witnessed. Heathrow in south-west London recorded 40.2 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. Meteorological Office red warning of danger to life from extreme heat remains in place for much of central, northern, and south-east England.
#RoyalAirForce #Celsius #Britain #Travel #AirTravel #BusinessIndustrial


4 months ago

Five new flights from Hyderabad to Delhi, Nashik

SpiceJet has announced the launch of five daily flights from Hyderabad to Nashik (Maharashtra) and Delhi starting July 22. The airline will connect Hyderabad with Nashik under UDAN scheme and will also introduce direct domestic flights to Jammu. In addition to the flights, SpiceJet is launching 21 new domestic flights connecting various parts of the country.
#SpiceJet #Hyderabad #Travel #AirTravel


4 months ago

Flight delays & lost luggage: How staff shortage is leading to chaos at European

European airports are in a state of chaos due to staff shortages. This comes at a bad time, as people are eager to travel again after the pandemic. Delays, cancellations and long lines wherever you look are due to long queues and lost luggage. It's a cruel summer for holiday-goers, with delays and cancellations all over Europe.
#HindustanTimes #European #Europe #Travel #AirTravel


4 months ago

DGCA conducts spot checks, identifies reasons for increase in technical snags: Details here

The DGCA has issued guidelines for airlines on the deployment of AME personnel with a deadline of July 28. Spot checks also found that the AME teams of airlines are improperly identifying the cause of a reported defect. There has been an increasing trend of MEL (minimum equipment list) releases of aircraft.
#DGCA #Travel #AirTravel #BusinessIndustrial


4 months ago

IndiGo bans LDF leader, 2 youth Congress workers from flying with airline

Kerala's Left Democratic Front convenor EP Jayarajan and two Youth Congress workers placed on a 'no fly list' for disruptive behaviour on board the plane. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was on board of the flight. The action was taken in accordance with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation guidelines on unruly passengers.
#EPJayarajan #LeftDemocraticFront #Kerala #Travel #AirTravel #BusinessIndustrial


4 months ago

Airfares not regulated, airlines free to fix ‘reasonable prices’: Centre

Airfares are not regulated by the government and airlines are free to fix ‘reasonable tariffs’ taking into account relevant factors, such as cost of operation and reasonable profit among other things. The government, however, does not intend to regulate airfares on international routes.
#LatestNewsIndia #Travel #AirTravel


4 months ago

Arunachal: First flight test landing conducted at Hollongi Greenfield Airport in Itanagar

The Hollongi Greenfield Airport near Arunachal Pradesh capital Itanagar is set to be operational from August 15, 2022. A Dornier aircraft, manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, landed at the airport at around 10.30 am on Tuesday. State Civil Aviation Minister Nakap Nalo claimed that the pilots, after the test landing, appreciated the runway.
#NakapNalo #HindustanAeronauticsLimited #HollongiGreenfieldAirport #Travel #AirTravel


4 months ago

Arunachal Pradesh Hollongi Airport update: AAI conducts first test flight landing

The Airports Authority of India conducted the first flight test landing at Hollongi Greenfield Airport. The airport near Arunachal Pradesh’s capital Itanagar is all set to be operational from August 15. A Dornier aircraft, manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, landed at the airport at around 10.30 am on July 19.
#AirportsAuthorityofIndia #HollongiGreenfieldAirport #Travel #AirTravel #BusinessIndustrial


4 months ago

Turbulent times: Govt says 1,000 passenger complaints received against Air India in 3 months

Government has received nearly 1000 passenger complaints against Air India over the last three months. The issues have been related to various issues, including refund of fares, overbooking of flights, and staff behaviour. Tata Group took control of the airline’s operations on January 27 after winning a bid for the airline.
#AirIndia #Travel #AirTravel #BusinessIndustrial


4 months ago

Around 1,000 passenger complaints received against Air India in 3 months: Govt

Around 1,000 passenger complaints received against Air India during the last three months. Complaints related to refund of fares, flight issues, staff behaviour, baggage issues, overbooking of flights, and staff behaviour. The Tata Group on January 27 took control of Air India after winning bid for the airline.
#AirIndia #Travel #AirTravel


4 months ago

Two Go First planes grounded by aviation regulator DGCA after engine snags

Two Go First flights grounded by aviation regulator on Tuesday after engine-related issues. Go First aircraft A320 Neo and G8-386 from Mumbai to Leh diverted to Delhi as its engine No.2 EIU (engine interface unit) fault. Flight G8 6202 that took off at 11:40am on Tuesday turned back due to engine 2’s exhaust gas temperature.
#GoFirst #Mumbai #Travel #AirTravel #BusinessIndustrial


4 months ago

SpiceJet to start 26 new domestic flights to THESE cities from July 22

SpiceJet announced to start 26 new domestic flights from July 22. The airline will introduce direct flights from Delhi to Nashik, Hyderabad to Jammu, Mumbai to Guwahati, Jharsuguda to Madurai among others. Airline said it will enhance frequencies on Ahmedabad-Jaipur, Delhi-Hyderabad and Amritsar-Ahmedabad routes.
#SpiceJet #Delhi #Travel #AirTravel


4 months ago

Go First’s Mumbai-Leh and Srinagar-Delhi flights suffer engine snag, both planes grounded

Go First's Mumbai-Leh and Srinagar-Delhi flights suffered engine snags today (July 19) Both planes were grounded by the aviation watchdog Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) The DGCA is looking into the matter and both the planes will fly only when the aviation regulator gives them a nod.
#GoFirst #Mumbai #Travel #AirTravel


4 months ago

Two GoAir flights diverted over issues with engines; DGCA issues statement

A GoAir Mumbai-Leh aircraft had to be diverted to Delhi on Tuesday after its Engine No.2 EIU was hit by a technical fault. Another flight flying from Srinagar to Delhi was turned back due to engine overlimit. Both aircraft are being grounded and shall fly only when cleared by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.
#DirectorateGeneralofCivilAviation #Delhi #Travel #AirTravel


4 months ago

One GoAir flight diverted to Delhi, another returns to Srinagar due to technical snag

One GoAir flight diverted to Delhi, another returns to Srinagar due to technical snag. Both the planes will fly only when cleared by the regulator. GoAir A320 aircraft VT-WGA flight G8-386 from Mumbai to Leh was diverted. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation is investigating the incidents.
#GoAir #A320 #Delhi #Travel #AirTravel


4 months ago

Scandinavian airline reaches deal over 15-day strike costing $12 million per day

The 5 1/2 year agreement will allow the airline to resume normal operations at one of the busiest times of year for travel. The airline estimates that the strike cost it up to 130 million Swedish kronor ($12.5 million) a day in lost revenue and costs. Pilots have agreed to withdraw litigation against the airline.
#SASAB #Swedish #Scandinavian #Travel #AirTravel #BusinessIndustrial


4 months ago

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