Air traffic

All about NOTAM, the system that paused US air travel

Aviation experts say such alerts can be highly important, such as the notification of a closed runway, or if there is a problem with ground-based signals used to land the plane.

published on : 12th January 2023

Domestic air traffic up 10 per cent in Oct, AirAsia, AI, Akasa gain market share

Akasa, which started operations in August, had a market share of 1.4% last month as against 0.4% in the September quarter.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Pilots of Army chopper made Mayday call to ATC before crash in Arunachal

Defence sources said that prior to the crash, the Air Traffic Control had received a Mayday call, suggesting a technical or mechanical failure.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Even flights in ‘grey area’ can now be tracked at Chennai airport

New tech being tested to monitor aircraft in the region above Indian Ocean, to be introduced at Chennai ATC soon

published on : 21st October 2022

Flights disrupted as French air traffic controllers walk out

Other companies operating in France, including Ryanair, Easyjet, and Volotea, have also cancelled flights.

published on : 16th September 2022

Twitter war between Jharkhand BJP MP, Deoghar Deputy Commissioner over entry into airport ATC

Nine people including Dubey, his two sons, and BJP MP Manoj Tiwari violated ‘safety standards by entering the ATC room and forcibly taking clearance for the take-off.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Pilot of prominent airline fails drug test; DGCA removes him from flight duty

So far, four pilots and one Air Traffic Controller (ATC) have tested positive for psychoactive substances.

published on : 26th August 2022

Air traffic falls 7.6 per cent in July, IndiGo’s market share at 58.8 per cent: DGCA

Domestic air traffic fell 7.6% month-in-month in July 2022 to 97 lakh passengers, aviation regulator DGCA said on Thursday.

published on : 19th August 2022

Doctor explains passenger’s ordeal in Bengaluru-Hyderabad flight

He was travelling to attend business meetings in Hyderabad.  Dr Mavaji, who got to see the lightning flash, relived the entire situation to TNIE.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Delhi crawls as many stretches see waterlogging, flights also affected

According to the MCD, waterlogging was reported from 32 locations across the capital.

published on : 1st July 2022

Two die, 100-plus trees uprooted as thunderstorm blows over Delhi city

Safdarjung Observatory records wind speed of 100kmph; IMD describes the phenomenon as localised activity resulted by a combination of heat and moisture

published on : 31st May 2022

New terminal works at VJA airport at brisk pace, inauguration by year-end

Once the new terminal comes into operation, passengers can directly walk into the terminal and reach the exit point.

published on : 17th May 2022

Daily air traffic hits 4-lakh mark for first time in 2 years

The Indian aviation industry on Sunday crossed the mark of 4-lakh domestic air passengers a day for the first time since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 19th April 2022

Domestic air passenger traffic up 59 per cent in FY22, 40 per cent lower than pre-pandemic level: ICRA

Airlines' capacity deployment for March 2022 registered a growth of 12 per cent at 80,217 departures as compared to over 71,548 departures clocked in the same month of last year.

published on : 11th April 2022

Round trip to US, Canada costs Rs 2 L

The travel agencies surmised that the Ukraine war impact would be negligible on flights as most of these flights take the Gulf route.

published on : 19th March 2022

Domestic aviation sees jump amid COVID-19 with 91,000 passengers flying across country on Monday

A total of 961 flights arrived today while 960 were departed across various airports, the Ministry informed.

published on : 18th August 2020