Airlines Updates

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 01:35:50 GMT

Despite nod, AI Express fails to operate flights to Abu Dhabi
Times of India
A Right to Information (RTI) Act petition filed to the director general of civil aviation on specific operations of Air India Express flights revealed that the airlines had obtained approval to operate 24 services from Trichy, out of which 10 were never run.

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:26:45 GMT

7DAYS

Air India boss fears passengers will switch carriers to avoid long queues
7DAYS
D'Silva said: “We have already seen a rise in preference for our Air India Express flights, which land at Terminal 2 and they are able to get out much faster. So the overall experience does matter.” D'Silva said Terminal 1 has to have “better crowd management” ...

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:45:04 GMT

DGCA got cockpit policy to avert Germanwings-type incident
Kasmir Monitor
A close shave for an Air India Express Dubai-Pune flight five years ago prompted the country's aviation regulator to issue an air safety circular that year, which mandated Indian carriers to have at least one pilot and one cabin crew member in the cockpit at all ...

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:03:05 GMT

Financial Express

Germanwings Plane Crash: After 2010 scare, DGCA got cockpit policy to avert ...
Financial Express
A close shave for an Air India Express Dubai-Pune flight five years ago prompted the country's aviation regulator to issue an air safety circular that year, which mandated Indian carriers to have at least one pilot and one cabin crew member in the cockpit at all ...

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:23:27 GMT

The Indian Express

After 2010 scare, DGCA got cockpit policy to avert Germanwings-type incident
The Indian Express
A close shave for an Air India Express Dubai-Pune flight five years ago prompted the country's aviation regulator to issue an air safety circular that year, which mandated Indian carriers to have at least one pilot and one cabin crew member in the cockpit at all ...

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:27:09 GMT

Gulf NRI Forum, Kuwait urges expats to fly by AIE direct flight to Mangaluru
SahilOnline
MAngaluru: Gulf NRI Forum president Pascal Pinto, appeals to the people of Karnataka, Kerala and surrounding region to support the ailing Air India Express (AIE) to ensure survival of the only direct flight service to Mangalore. Addressing the media persons ...

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:16:33 GMT

DGCA mandates cabin crew presence in cockpit in case a pilot leaves it
Business Standard
The civil aviation regulator issued an air safety circular in 2010 after a co-pilot of an Air India Express Dubai-Pune flight was unable to control the aircraft during turbulence. The aircraft nosedived while the commander of the plane was locked out of the aircraft.

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