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Rafale can be shot down like 'mosquitoes by Chinese-made Sukhoi': Russian envoy  Oct 18, 6:16 pm
New Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): Indirectly expressing his country's surprise over the Indian Government and its defence establishment's decision to go ahead with its reported plan to buy 126 Rafale combat aircraft from France, Russia's Ambassador to India, Alexander M. Kadakin, said the Dassault Aviation-manufactured fighter aircraft could be shot down like a mosquito by a Chinese-manufactured or produced Sukhoi jet should there ever be a conflict in the neighbourhood.
Pilots spot mysterious 'flying man' at 3,500ft  Oct 18, 5:12 pm
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Pilots on a passenger plane recently spotted an unexplained "human UFO" or "flying man" at 3,500ft above the Cheshire countryside, it has been reported.
Visakhapatnam airport to resume operations tomorrow  Oct 16, 7:53 pm
Visakhapatnam, Oct. 16 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju, who conducted a survey of the Visakhapatnam airport on Thursday, confirmed that the operations will resume on Friday.
Bareilly police official confirms death of three officers in army chopper crash  Oct 1, 1:38 pm
Bareilly (Uttarakhand), Oct.1 (ANI): Confirming the death of three officers in an unfortunate crash of an army chopper at an army aviation base here, Superintendent of Police Rajiv Mehrotra said on Wednesday that it was a test flight that went all wrong.
Civil Aviation Minister inspects Chennai Airport   Sep 28, 5:16 pm
Chennai, Sept. 28 (ANI): Union Minister for Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju, accompanied by Minister of State for Civil Aviation G.M. Siddeshwara, inspected the key infrastructural facilities of the Chennai Airport on Saturday.
EASA clears use of mobile phones during flights   Sep 27, 11:34 am
London, Sep 27 (ANI): The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has announced that airlines can now permit passengers to use electronic devices such as mobile phones during flights.
MoU between Alliance Air and North-East Council signed  Sep 24, 1:16 pm
New Delhi, Sept.24 (ANI): Alliance Air, the wholly owned subsidiary of Air India, today signed an MoU with the North East Council (NEC) for flight operations in the North East under the Viability Gap Funding (VGF) in the presence of the Minister for Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati and Minister for DoNER, Gen V K Singh (Retired) and other senior officials.
MoU signed between AAI - US agency  Sep 23, 4:27 pm
New Delhi, Sept.23 (ANI): For the development of the aviation security equipment testing and evaluation programme, an agreement has been signed today between the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).
Ajit Singh supports farmers' demand to convert his Govt. residence into Smriti Bhawan  Sep 18, 5:07 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 18 (ANI): Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief and former civil aviation minister Ajit Singh today supported the farmers demand to convert his official residence into Smriti Bhawan.
Pak helicopter strikes kill15 terrorists in North Waziristan  Sep 15, 8:50 pm
Islamabad, Sept. 15 (ANI): Aviation Combat helicopters of the Pakistan army killed 15 suspected terrorists in the Tabai area of North Waziristan on Monday.
Praful Patel forced Air India board to buy 40 extra planes, says former CAG  Sep 11, 7:43 pm
New Delhi, Sept 11 (ANI): Former Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) Vinod Rai has claimed that former Union Minister of Civil Aviation Praful Patel had pressurized the Air India board to buy an extra 40 planes.
Two Air India flights deployed for flood-hit Srinagar, says aviation minister  Sep 9, 1:47 pm
New Delhi, Sept.9 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju Pusapati said here on Tuesday that two special Air India flights have been deployed for flood-hit Srinagar.
Army's 'Mission Sahayata' providing consistent help in flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir  Sep 9, 1:47 pm
New Delhi, Sept.9 (ANI): In view of the ongoing flood situation in Kashmir, the Indian Army's 'Mission Sahayata' has been continuously building up troops and relief material along large areas that have been inundated, including built-up areas and villages.
PM Modi to inaugurate 'Vibrant Gujarat' : Saurabh Patel  Aug 27, 11:02 am
New Delhi, Aug. 27 (ANI):Gujarat's Finance and Civil Aviation Minister, Saurabh Patel, confirmed on Wednesday that the upcoming 'Vibrant Gujarat' summit will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Iceland issues aviation red alert after eruption under Dyngjujokull ice cap  Aug 24, 1:56 pm
London, Aug 24 (ANI): Following indications of a possible volcanic eruption under Iceland's Dyngjujokull ice cap, an aviation red alert has been issued by the country.
DGCA directive to airlines on entry of Ebola patients   Aug 12, 5:22 pm
New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): To prevent Ebola virus entry and spread of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in India, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued directives to all airlines operating on international routes.
MH17 took Ukraine route to save Malaysia Airlines $28K  Aug 7, 6:34 pm
Melbourne, Aug 7 (ANI): The shortcut that the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 took before it was shot down over Ukraine reportedly saved the airlines 28,000 dollars at the cost of 298 lives.
United States- India Strategic Dialogue announces projects in energy and aviation  Aug 1, 8:47 pm
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): During the annual U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, which was concluded today in New Delhi by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency announced two new projects that demonstrate the strength of the Agency's public-private partnerships in energy and aviation.
MH17 plane crash: Airlines chief urges safer flight paths  Jul 27, 1:58 pm
London, July 27 (ANI): In the wake of the recent crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine, the airline's commercial director has reportedly called for the creation of a new body to decide on safer flight paths.
Mh17 crash compensation may cost Malaysian Airlines upto 1 bln dollars  Jul 25, 1:14 pm
Johannesburg, July 25 (ANI): A top aviation lawyer has reportedly said that Malaysian Airlines may be liable to pay compensation up to one billion dollars over the MH17 disaster.
Airlines in US, Europe suspend flights to Israel   Jul 23, 2:56 pm
Washington, July 23 (ANI): In the wake of escalating tensions between Israel and Gaza, many of the world's leading airlines have suspended flights to Israel's main airport after a rocket fired from Gaza landed a mile from its runways.
First ever supersonic scramjet to go up for auction  Jul 23, 1:38 pm
Washington, July 23 (ANI): An historic HFL Kholod Mach 6.47 scramjet built by NASA and Russia's Central Institute of Aviation Motors will be up for auction on 8th September.
Gold bar carrying imam arrested in Dhaka  Jul 19, 1:51 pm
Dhaka, July 19 (ANI): An imam of a mosque run by civil aviation authorities in Dhaka has been arrested after being found with 18 gold bars and 18,240 US dollars at the city's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.
No Indian casualties in Malaysian jet crash: Ashok Gajapathi Raju  Jul 18, 1:43 pm
New Delhi, July 18 (ANI): Confirming that no Indian citizens were on board the Malaysian jet which was downed in Ukraine near the Russian border, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today said that India has alerted its own airlines to avoid Ukraine.
Better security measures needed for air passengers: Harshvardan, Tariq Anwar  Jul 18, 11:11 am
New Delhi, July 18 (ANI): Aviation expert Harshvardhan and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Tariq Anwar said on Friday that better security measures need to be adopted to avoid incidents like what happened with the Malaysian Airlines plane MH 17 over Ukrainian air space.
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