Flights

  • Flight attendant Sanjid Sandhu who escaped MH370, died in MH17 tragedy 1 week ago

    Several tragic stories have come to light after the MH17 tragedy. One such story is of a flight attendant, Sanjid Sandhu, who narrowly avoided being on MH370 but wasn't so lucky this time. ...
  • News 360: 189 Dutch, 44 Malaysians killed on MH17 flight July 18, 2014

    There were 189 Dutch passengers among the 298 people on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine on Thursday, the airline said in its latest update on Friday evening. Among the people of other nationalities on board were 44 Malaysians (including 15 crew members), 27 Australians, 12...
  • 'Missing Malaysian jet's flight route was re-programmed for diversion' March 19, 2014

    As the search for the missing flight MH370 continues, CNN's Martin Savidge shows how easy it is to change course from the cockpit of a Boeing 777 - all this from inside a flight simulator. ...
  • 11 days on, no sign of missing Malaysian flight March 18, 2014

    Emotions are running high for the families of the 239 men, women and children on board the MH370 that has been missing for 11 days now. ...
  • Another winter storm hits US, over 4,000 flights affected January 23, 2014

    Residents of the northeastern United States on Wednesday dug out from a deadly winter storm that dumped more than 15 inches of snow in some places, with frigid temperatures forcing school closings and extensive flight delays and cancellations. ...
  • US freeze: Worst is over say experts, temperatures likely to increase January 9, 2014

    According to forecasters, the worst is over and the temperatures will now gradually increase. In Minnesota, the temperature is now a mere minus 30 degrees as compared to the minus 50 degrees a day earlier. Meteorologist say that the temperatures are expected to rise above zero by the end of...
  • US braces itself for severe storm, 2000 flights cancelled January 3, 2014

    Nearly 2000 flights have been cancelled and close to 100 million people are on the path of the storm. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in many Northeastern states with parts if long island under a blizzard warning until Friday. ...
  • War over airfare intensifies; will DGCA step in? February 20, 2013

    SpiceJet started it in January and now Jet and Indigo have followed the suit of slashing fares through promotional campaigns in a bid to attract more customers and tide over a seasonally slow month of March. And while the strategy has definitely got fliers excited, with the Jet Airways website...
  • Europe: Many flights cancelled as heavy snowfall continues January 22, 2013

    London's Heathrow airport cancelled 130 flights and warned of more delays in service. ...
  • Heavy snowfall leads to flight cancellations across Europe January 21, 2013

    London's Heathrow Airport cancelled a fifth of flights on Sunday and airlines scrapped 40 per cent of flights to Paris's main airports as snow continued to blanket parts of Europe. ...
  • Watch: Passenger turns violent, slaps air hostess on board IndiGo flight November 8, 2012

    There was a mid-air scare for passengers on an Indigo Mumbai-Delhi flight on Wednesday. A man allegedly created a ruckus and threatened passengers. He has been identified as Murtaleen Sheikh, a second hand car dealer from Mumbai. One of the passengers on board shot a video in which the man...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 19, 2012

    The IAC has reportedly formed an ombudsman to probe into allegations against members Anjali Damania, Prashant Bhushan and Mayank Gandhi. The crisis-ridden Kingfisher Airlines on Friday extended its lockout till October 23. Meanwhile, a case was registered against six unidentified persons on Friday in connection with the hijack alarm incident involving an...
  • KFA operations crippled as a section of employees go on flash strike October 1, 2012

    Kingfisher Airlines operations in Mumbai and Delhi have been crippled as a section of airline engineers have gone on a flash strike. This over the non-payment of salaries since March. Two airline managers were reportedly heckled by protesting angry staff. Staff representatives had met with the Airline's management last week...
  • Kingfisher pilot compromises aircraft security August 23, 2012

    A Kingfisher Airlines pilot on Thursday reportedly allowed a woman passenger in the cockpit, asking his co-pilot and the crew members to stay out of it. ...
  • Sneak Peek: Denzel Washington's 'Flight' June 13, 2012

    Academy Award winner Denzel Washington returns to the big screen this fall as a heroic pilot who comes under scrutiny in 'Flight'. ...
  • 'Army official flouting aviation norms must be penalised' June 7, 2012

    Aviation Safety Consultant Captain Mohan Ranganathan says the army official must be penalisd. ...
  • Rejoin work, will hold talks: Ajit Singh to Air India pilots May 14, 2012

    Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh repeated that he won't talk to the Air India pilots till they resume work. ...
  • Open to talks with AI management: Indian Pilots Guild May 8, 2012

    Indian Pilots Guild President Jitendra Awhad said that the Air India pilots' strike was not indefinite. ...
  • No bailout package for Kingfisher: Ajit Singh February 20, 2012

    Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Monday said that that the government cannot give a bailout to private airlines. ...
  • Dense fog over Delhi, flights cancelled, trains late January 5, 2012

    Road and air traffic was affected as visibility dropped below 50 meters and the temperature came down to 12 degrees Celsius. ...
  • CJ demands creation of Missing in Action cell November 26, 2011

    Damyanti Tambay, wife of an IAF officer declared missing in action turns CJ to demand for a Missing in Action cell ...
  • Flight cancellations well-thought plan: Kingfisher CEO November 11, 2011

    Kingfisher Airlines CEO Sanjay Agarwal said that cancellation of flights was a well-thought, pre-determined plan. ...
  • We should have informed DGCA: Kingfisher CEO November 11, 2011

    Kingfisher CEO Sanjay Aggarwal said that in hindsight the airline should have informed the DGCA. ...
  • Cash-strapped Kingfisher cancels almost 80 flights November 10, 2011

    Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines said they had to cancel almost 80 flights as they were trying to reconfigure their aircrafts. ...
  • Chile volcano ash grounds Australia, NZ flights June 13, 2011

    Ash from a Chilean volcano grounds hundreds of flights across Australia and New Zealand. ...
  • Air India mismanagement continues May 24, 2011

    Air India transferred about 70 pilots to Air India Express who weren't trained as commanders for the Boeing 737 aircraft. ...
  • Volcanic ash cloud moves to Europe, flights suspended May 24, 2011

    Thick volcanic ash is blowing over Iceland after the Grimsvotn volcano erupted on Saturday because of which several airlines including British Airways and KLM have suspended flights to the UK and the rest of the continent is on alert. ...
  • Passengers furious over AI flight cancellations May 1, 2011

    Pilots said they have been trying to seek appointments with the civil aviation minister. ...
  • US: Winter snow-storm ruins travel plans December 28, 2010

    Almost 4,100 flights were canceled on Monday with as much as two feet snow in some areas. ...
  • Passengers complain as fog delays flights December 26, 2010

    With visibility dipping below 50 metres on Saturday night, passengers waiting had to spend the night at the airport. ...