Indonesian investigators will start analyzing next week more than two hours of conversation held in the cockpit voice recorder of a jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October as they seek to unravel the cause of the nation’s worst aviation disaster in two decades.
The government on Friday issued formal orders appointing Rakesh Asthana director of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), a department under the ministry of civil aviation that handles coordination and monitoring of civil aviation security matters.
The defence ministry on Friday reiterated its contention that the Rs 59,000-crore Rafale jet fighter deal signed in 2016 was better than the one that had been pursued in 2007 in terms of price, delivery and other terms, as the Congress again demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe the contract.
As the firestorm over the Rafale deal raged further, the defence ministry on Friday said it has given the CAG access to all files relating to the contract and it would be best to await the report of the national auditor on the issue.
Singapore: Singapore-based budget carrier Scoot on Wednesday said that it would expand its service in India with the addition of three new destinations Coimbatore, Trivandrum and Visakhapatnam.
Etihad Airways PJSC has agreed to lead a rescue of cash-strapped Jet Airways India Ltd. in a move that will see the Abu Dhabi-based carrier double its stake to 49 percent, according to television reports.
A search effort has located the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, an Indonesian official said Monday, in a possible boost to the accident investigation.
Soon passengers flying on domestic flights operating from terminal 2 (T2) of Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) will not have to get their boarding passes stamped. Airport sources said the service may begin as early as next week, after a final approval for the same is received from Delhi. The initiative aims to…
A decades-old Iranian Boeing 707 military cargo plane reportedly carrying meat from Kyrgyzstan crashed on Monday while trying to land west of Iran’s capital, killing 15 people on board and leaving a sole survivor, authorities said.
The consumer forum last week directed low-cost carrier GoAir to pay more than Rs 98,000 in compensation to a Vile Parle resident for cancelling, “without reason”, a 2015 flight on which he had booked 25 tickets for guests from Ahmedabad to attend his daughter’s wedding in Mumbai.