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DGCA allows use of cellphone on flights  Apr 23, 6:19 pm
New delhi, Apr.23 (ANI): The Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) has amended its CAR Section 5 Series X Part I relating to air safety today and decided to allow the use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) including cellphones.
First US testing site for commercial drones now functional  Apr 22, 2:49 pm
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): The first official commercial drones testing site is now functional at an area in North Dakota that has been certified to begin its tests.
Missing MH370 plane soared to peak height after diversion before disappearing  Apr 19, 10:40 am
Washington, Apr. 19 (ANI): A senior Malaysian aviation source has reportedly revealed that the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had deviated from its planned route then soared to near its peak altitude before disappearing.
Engineer warns of tombstones unless Boeing tackles deadly toxic fumes issue on planes  Apr 14, 2:21 pm
London, Apr.14 (ANI): A senior engineer sent a mail in to the bosses of Boeing in 2007 warning them that they could be looking for "tombstone" unless they take steps to solve the potentially deadly issue of toxic fumes on board passenger planes.
Missing Malaysia Airline plane search 'most expensive' in aviation history  Apr 5, 12:22 pm
Sydney, Apr 5 (ANI): The search for missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370 has reportedly turned out to be the most expensive deal in the aviation history, according to statistics.
Australian PM Tony Abbott confident of solving MH370 mystery  Mar 23, 10:22 am
Washington, March 23 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is reportedly confident that the mystery surrounding the missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370 will soon be solved, as more planes join the search for the ill-fated jet.
Spicejet crew committed a dangerous act while flying: Tariq Anwar  Mar 20, 12:38 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI) : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Union Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar termed the manner in which the crew of Spicejet risked the lives of passengers as grave.
18 days left to locate missing MH370's black box  Mar 19, 10:22 am
Sydney, Mar. 19 (ANI): As the desperate search for the missing Malaysian Airline Flight 370 continues for the 11th day, authorities are running out of time before the crucial black box stops giving a signal to unlock the mystery.
AAI staff say will protest against civil aviation ministry's move to privatise six airports  Mar 16, 12:29 pm
New Delhi, Mar.16 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India Employees Union (AAEU) has said that it is completely opposed to a move by the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation to fast track the privatisation of six major airports.
Pakistan dismisses reports of Malaysian Airlines jet being in its territory  Mar 16, 10:52 am
Islamabad, Mar. 16 (ANI): Pakistan has dismissed reports that the missing Malaysian Airlines jet is somewhere in the country.
'Miracle on the Hudson' Captain says missing Malaysian jet may have met catastrophe  Mar 11, 9:49 am
Washington, Mar. 11 (ANI): As the frenzied search for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet continues, an aviation and safety expert has reportedly observed that whatever happened to the MH370 passenger jet was sudden and perhaps catastrophic.
FAA to appeal court decision allowing commercial drone use  Mar 9, 3:04 pm
Washington, March 9 (ANI): The US Federal Aviation Administration is reportedly in disagreement over the decision by an administrative law judge to lift a six-year-old ban on the commercial use of small drones.
US federal judge rules commercial drone use 'legal'  Mar 8, 11:30 am
Washington, Mar. 08 (ANI): A federal judge has reportedly ruled that use of drones for commercial purpose is now legal.
Ajit Singh, Hooda welcome Cabinet's decision clearing reservations for Jat community  Mar 3, 11:18 am
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): The Cabinet's decision clearing reservation for the Jat community in government jobs, was welcomed by Civil Aviation Minister and Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh and Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
Aviation junkie makes stunning replica of Air India Boeing 777 with paper  Feb 6, 12:00 pm
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): An aviation fanatic from San Francisco has created a stunning minutely detailed four feet long model of Air India Boeing 777 out of paper.
FAA decision to downgrade India disappointing: Ajit Singh  Jan 31, 6:13 pm
New Delhi, Jan.31, (ANI): Commenting on the United States Federal Aviation Administration's decision to downgrade India's aviation safety ranking, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Friday described the decision as disappointing and surprising.
Indian Community in Australia delighted with Air India's entry into aviation sector  Jan 31, 3:58 pm
Sydney, Jan. 31 (ANI): Air India manager in Sydney Ravi Bodade has reportedly said that the migrant Indian community's response towards Air India's entry into Australia is impressive.
FAA puts the brakes on illegal `beer-delivering drones`   Jan 31, 10:27 am
Washington, Jan. 31 (ANI): The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has reportedly cancelled the prospect of a 'beer-delivering drone' after a promotional video surfaced on YouTube.
Travolta says flying solo was most memorable flight experience  Jan 21, 2:41 pm
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): John Travolta has revealed that his most memorable flying experience was his very first solo flight.
'Multipronged plans drawn to boost Army's capabilities': Gen. Bikram Singh  Jan 15, 10:03 pm
New Delhi, Jan.15 (ANI): Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Wednesday said that the army has drawn up a multi-pronged plan to boost its capabilities and a number of projects, including acquiring of night vision devices, upgrading of mechanised forces and augmentation of artillery firepower.
Multiple UFOs sighted across California  Jan 3, 12:29 pm
Washington, January 3 (ANI): Multiple UFOs were spotted by civilians in several cities across California, as people reported seeing strange lights in the sky on New Years morning.
Philippines allows in-flight mobile use for calls  Jan 1, 8:50 am
Johannesburg, Jan. 1 (ANI): The Philippines' civil aviation authority has reportedly announced that it would allow passengers to use their mobile phones and laptops to make calls or access the Internet during flights.
FAA announces six testing sites for commercial drone use  Dec 31, 11:19 am
London, Dec. 31 (ANI): The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has reportedly announced the six states that will host sites for testing commercial use of drones.
48% Americans opposed to scrapping of ban on cellphone use in flights  Dec 12, 3:12 pm
Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): A majority of Americans are reportedly opposed to the idea of aviation authorities allowing cellphone use during flights, a new study has revealed.
Japan calls for global action against China's new air defence zone  Dec 9, 2:32 pm
Tokyo, Dec. 09(ANI): Japan has called on the international community to oppose China's recently declared maritime air defense zone over the East China Sea, and possibly over the disputed South China Sea.