Airspace

  • Malaysian plane with 239 on board lost contact in Vietnam's airspace 08-03-2014 10:26 AM

    Kuala Lampur: A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact over the South China Sea early on Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and international aviation authorities still hadn't located the jetliner several hours later. The plane lost communication two hours into the flight...
  • China sends warplanes into new air defence zone amid tensions 29-11-2013 12:09 PM

    Beijing: China has dispatched fighter jets to a newly declared air defence zone over the East China Sea as a "defensive measure", after the US, Japan and South Korea all sent their military planes through the airspace in defiance of Beijing's unilateral move. Several fighter jets and an early warning...
  • Pakistani Air Force jets leave for wargame in China 03-09-2013 07:31 PM

    Islamabad: A contingent of Pakistan Air Force fighter jets on Tuesday left for China to participate in a joint exercise, the first time that any country will join manoeuvres in Chinese airspace. The Shaheen-II exercise will be conducted by the PAF and People s Liberation Army Air Force during September...
  • Pakistan claims Indian drone entered airspace in Sialkot sector 04-08-2013 03:07 AM

    A suspected Indian drone allegedly entered Pakistani airspace in Sialkot sector on Saturday, officials said. The officials claimed the drone remained in Pakistani airspace for about two minutes. The incident occurred in Sialkot sector, 80 km from Lahore, at 2 pm. The drone was flying at a height of 3,500...
  • New apps enable users to control the action with hand gestures 29-07-2013 03:18 PM

    Toronto: Like waving a wand, new apps are bringing a bit of magic to computers, enabling users to zoom, pan and control the action with hand gestures. A new app store called Airspace, launched by San Francisco-based company Leap Motion last week, has 75 apps that are all controlled with...
  • Cabinet meets to replace DGCA with a new Civil Aviation regulator 11-07-2013 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet met on Thursday to consider a proposal to replace the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) with a new regulator, that would have full operational and financial autonomy. The government sources said the Cabinet was considering to set up Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to take over...
  • Pakistan accuses Indian aircraft of violating its airspace 12-06-2013 04:35 AM

    Islamabad/New Delhi: Pakistan on Tuesday accused India of violation of its airspace but the Indian Air Force said it appeared to be a "technical violation" as its aircraft on a routine training sortie seemed to have flown close to the border. A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) spokesman said in Islamabad...
  • Japan: Chinese plane spotted over disputed islands 13-12-2012 12:22 PM

    Tokyo: A Japanese government spokesman says a Chinese airplane has been spotted in Japanese airspace above southwestern islands controlled by Tokyo but also claimed by Beijing. The Defense Agency said four Japanese F-15 jets headed to the area Thursday morning, but no further action was taken. The islands known as...
  • Qantas plane hits turbulence over India, 7 injured 09-01-2012 08:49 AM

    Melbourne: In yet another mid air incident, seven passengers of a Sydney-bound Qantas airlines, from London, reportedly suffered injuries after it was hit by severe turbulence. Qantas flight (QF32) departed London on Friday night and was three hours out of Singapore on Saturday morning when it was hit by turbulence...
  • Pakistan releases Indian chopper that crossed LoC 23-10-2011 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: The official sources have confirmed that the issue of Army helicopter being forced to land in PoK by Pakistani military, has been resolved. Military and diplomatic channels of the two countries were activated and the Army Aviation Corp's Cheetah helicoper with three middle-level officers and a JCO on...
  • IAF denies violating Pak airspace 14-12-2008 03:17 AM

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  • PM's security not compromised: Civil Aviation Ministry 24-04-2008 01:21 AM

    Bhopal: The Governing Council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will take a call on how to go about with the tournament in case the Sahara Pune Warriors decide to opt out of it, BCCI secretary Sanjay Jagdale said on Tuesday. In case Sahara's Pune Warrior team opts out of...