Monday, 28 November, 2022
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Former Belgian C-130H Hercules takes flight from Melsbroek Air Base in Pakistan Air Force colours

It is the first of seven refurbished C-130Hs, tactical transport aircraft decommissioned by Belgium, that are supposed to be delivered to the Pakistan Air Force.

India’s domestic air passenger traffic to surpass pre-Covid levels in a year, says Scindia

The civil aviation minister further said that the travel recovery will work as a jobs multiplier and could bring in a more than threefold return on investment.

AirAsia, IndiGo flights came within 8 km of each other over Mumbai airspace, reveals report

The probable cause for this 'serious incident' was the air traffic controller's 'loss of situational awareness', according to the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau's report,

India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier Vikrant begins sea trial, Navy says ‘historic’ day

The 40,000-tonne aircraft carrier is the largest and most complex warship built in the country. Vikrant is expected to be commissioned into Indian Navy in 2022.

Govt extends international passenger flight suspension till 31 August

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation further said that international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case-to-case basis.

Months after comeback, Boeing’s 737 Max has a new issue that will ground dozens of jets again

US carriers parked a combined 67 of the workhorse planes Friday, about a third of the Max jets currently in service around the world.

Why a Bangladesh plane that made emergency landing in 2015 is still stuck in Raipur

After years of back and forth with Bangladesh's United Airways, AAI in January began legal process to evict aircraft, which has notched up Rs 1.25 crore in parking dues.

Metal fatigue caused fan blade to break loose, led to United’s Boeing 777 engine failure

United Airlines' Denver-Hawaii flight, powered by Pratt & Whitney engines, had suffered a mid-air engine failure, resulting in 5 airlines around the world grounding Boeing 777 fleet.

UK is building the world’s first airport for flying cars

It might sound like something out of a science-fiction film, but this airport is actually being readied for November 2021 near the UK city of Coventry.

2 Pawan Hans, 3 IndiGo pilots suspended in a day as DGCA cracks down on air safety breach

According to the DGCA, 40 pilots were suspended for accidents between January & August this year, as compared to 12 last year.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (File photo/ANI)

Gujarat can make AAP national party but only Congress can set up Modi vs Kejriwal in 2024

AAP needs to win just two seats in Gujarat to become a national party. But it will take much more for Kejriwal to become Modi's principal challenger in 2024.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.