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Aviation lawyer says declaration of MH370 as accident 'calculated' to streamline compensation process   Jan 31, 4:01 pm
Sydney, Jan 31 (ANI): An international aviation lawyer has said that it was a carefully calculated move to declare the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 tragedy an accident the day after the airline proposed a compensation for the victims' families since it helped streamline the compensation process.
Spice Jet needs to sort out its financial problems: Civil Aviation Minister  Jan 28, 12:33 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 28 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pasupati has said troubled airliner Spice Jet would have to sort out its financial problems, and added that the government could only help in the process.
Aviation expert Harshvardhan calls for immediate action against erring Air India pilot  Jan 17, 5:47 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 17 (ANI): Aviation expert Harshvardhan on Saturday condemned the assault of an engineer by an Air India pilot and called for immediate punitive action over the incident.
Assaulting Air India pilot derostered, DGCA seeks report  Jan 17, 1:32 pm
Chennai, Jan.17 (ANI): The Air India pilot who assaulted an engineer posted at the Chennai Airport on Saturday morning has reportedly been derostered, and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has sought an inquiry report on the incident, even as the union representing the engineers at the airport are demanding justice.
Arunachal CM meets MoS Tourism in Delhi seeks greater air connectivity for state  Jan 15, 12:51 pm
New Delhi, Jan.15 (ANI): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki met Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation and Tourism (Independent Charge) Dr. Mahesh Sharma in New Delhi yesterday to seek the latter's support to improve air connectivity between his state and the rest of the country.
Bristol, airBaltic named world's most punctual airport and airline in 2014  Jan 9, 1:41 pm
Sydney, Jan 09 (ANI): According to stats from UK-based aviation data monitors OAG, Bristol has been named as the world's most punctual aviation hub in 2014 with 94.4 percent of its flights on or off the ground within 15 minutes of schedule while Latvia's airBaltic emerged as the most punctual airline.
Commercial flights to report positions every 15 minutes under UN's proposed safety standards  Jan 7, 12:47 pm
London, Jan 07 (ANI): In the wake of the disappearance of a Malaysian aircraft, the United Nations aviation agency is set to propose a new standard that will make it mandatory for commercial flights to report their positions every 15 minutes as part of a global tracking initiative.
Tarun Vijay calls on Union Tourism Minister  Jan 5, 6:02 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 5 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Tarun Vijay called on Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Culture (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation Dr. Mahesh Sharma here on Monday.
ITDC presents dividend cheque of Rs 3.73 crore to Tourism Minister  Jan 5, 6:02 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 5 (ANI): Chairman and Managing Director of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), Girish Shankar, on behalf of ITDC handed over a cheque for Rs. 3.73 crore to Minister of State of Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation Dr. Mahesh Sharma today towards five percent interim dividend payment to the Government of India for the year 2013-14.
Experts debunk ice causing AirAsia crash theory   Jan 5, 12:30 pm
Sydney, Jan 05 (ANI): Aviation experts have cast doubts on the first official Indonesian report into the AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash that blames the accident on "icing" that caused the engines to freeze due to "worrying" weather conditions.
Doomed AirAsia pilot may have managed to land plane on sea's surface, says analyst  Jan 2, 12:58 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 02 (ANI): Aviation experts say that the pilot of the ill-fated AirAsia flight QZ8501 may have managed to land the jet on the sea's surface before it drowned into the high seas.
AirAsia plane's blackbox recorders likely to take another week to find  Jan 2, 12:46 pm
Wellington, Jan 02 (ANI): The search for the doomed AirAsia flight's black box recorders could take a week, an aviation official said.
AirAsia flight 'didn't fall out of the sky like an aeroplane,' says analyst  Jan 1, 2:48 pm
Sydney, Jan 01 (ANI): An analyst has said that the AirAsia flight QZ8501 climbed at a virtually impossible rate, which may have led to the plane being practically thrown down into the sea.
2014 named safest in 111 years of flight despite MH370, MH17, QZ8501 disasters  Dec 31, 3:13 pm
London, Dec 31 (ANI): The Aviation Safety Network (ASN) has named 2014 as one of the safest years in 111 years of flight despite the Malaysian Airlines' MH370, MH17 and AirAsia QZ8501 disasters.
Expert claims AirAsia aircraft 'broke up when it hit water, rather than in air'  Dec 31, 1:50 pm
Wellington, Dec 31 (ANI): A former pilot and chairman of consultancy firm Strategic Aviation Solutions has claimed that debris of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 that appears to be fairly intact and some fully clothed bodies suggest that the "aircraft broke up when it hit the water, rather than in the air".
Aviation Ministry asks states to reduce ATF taxes  Dec 30, 6:31 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 30 (ANI): The Ministry for Civil Aviation on Tuesday asked states across the country to reduce the taxes levied on air turbine fuel (ATF) to reduce operational costs for airlines.
Aviation expert brands AirAsia's QZ8501 emergency flight plan 'fatal mistake'   Dec 30, 11:05 am
Beijing, Dec 30 (ANI): An Australian aviation expert has claimed that the disappearance of AirAsia flight QZ8501 occurred after the pilot flew into a well known danger area over the Java
Aviation expert questions why missing AirAsia plane's transmitter failed to activate  Dec 29, 3:12 pm
Melbourne, Dec 29 (ANI): In the wake of the disappearance of AirAsia QZ8501, an aviation expert has questioned as to why the plane's electronic transmitter designed to activate in case of a crash failed to send any messages.
Aviation expert expresses concern over missing AirAsia flight  Dec 28, 1:03 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 28 (ANI): Expressing concern over the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501, aviation expert Harshvardhan on Sunday said it is an extremely worrying situation and prayed to god for the safety of the passengers.
Composite plane life cycle assessment shows lighter planes are the future  Dec 17, 11:43 am
London, Dec.17 (ANI): A global fleet of composite planes could reduce carbon emissions by up to 15 per cent, but the lighter planes alone will not enable the aviation industry to meet its emissions targets, according to new research.
Chinese firm bags contract to upgrade Bhairahawa Airport in Nepal   Nov 15, 9:30 am
Kathmandu, Nov.15 (ANI): China's Northwest Civil Aviation Airport Construction Group has bagged the contract to upgrade Nepal's Gautam Buddha Airport in Bhairahawa.
Google to rent historic airfield from NASA for 'ambitious' space exploration, aviation projects  Nov 11, 12:12 pm
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has reportedly revealed that it is renting its historic Moffett Federal Airfield, located 4 miles from Google's Mountain View, California, to Google's Planetary Ventures subsidiary.
NASA successfully tests 'revolutionary shapeshifting' aircraft wings for 1st time ever  Nov 9, 1:10 pm
Washington, Nov 09 (ANI): NASA has recently successfully tested revolutionary shape changing aircraft flap for the first time, it has been reported.
PM Modi reviews connectivity-related infrastructure sectors  Nov 5, 6:16 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired a high-level meeting, where he reviewed the progress of work towards achievement of targets in the connectivity-related infrastructure sectors of roads, railways, shipping and civil aviation.
Underage sons of MH370 passenger file lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines  Nov 1, 12:39 pm
London, Nov 01 (ANI): The children of a Malaysian man aboard the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have filed a lawsuit against the airlines and the government.