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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.

Big questions on safety, pilot training after 5 Indian planes veer off runway in 3 days

The aircraft involved are SpiceJet and Air India Express. Half the incidents occurred in wet weather, for which airlines have to ensure their pilots undergo specific training.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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