If aviation security is breached, the consequences will be huge.

Flight Safety At Peril?

In a shocking answer to an RTI query, the DGCA had said it lost all data related to planes and pilot licences in August...

Let’s fly with Make in India

<h2 size="16" align="left" margin="10"]Modi’s budget will show the seriousness of his “Make in India” campaign. Can the civil aviation sector, which has many Indian...

Taming of the Drone

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has laid out strict guidelines for civil unmanned aircraft in an effort to regulate them     By Shobha John When India...
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A Maharaja with No Suitors

Above: Photo by UNI The government’s attempt to disinvest Air India has come a cropper as no bids were received for it. How can the...

Dogfight in the Skies

A DGCA move to cancel the licenses of pilots who feign sickness has rebounded on it as pilot unions have sent it a legal...

Making Air Travel Safer

After the Germanwings crash, the European Aviation Safety Agency laid down guidelines not just for pilots but also for aero-medical examiners. This could be...

Plummeting the depths

The Germanwings air crash has spurred calls for psychometric tests and psychological examination of pilots. Similar demands had been raised after the fatal Mangalore...
Prime Minister Modi waves to supporters from a seaplane on the Sabarmati

Making Waves…

Above: Prime Minister Modi waves to supporters from a seaplane on the Sabarmati  Prime Minister Modi has focussed attention on a little known mode...

A Flight of Fancy?

There was skepticism over the govt’s move to develop 100 airports in small cities. But if a new hub-and-spoke concept takes off, it could...

Wheeling & Dealing in the Air

Travelling is often a Herculean effort for the disabled. What makes it worse is the insensitivity of the airlines and the delay in getting...

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