FLIGHT

Air India begins operations for Chicago-Hyderabad direct route, maiden flight lands at 1 am

The flight AI-107 from Hyderabad to Chicago will operate once a week every Friday, departing from Hyderabad at 1250 hrs (IST) to arrive in Chicago at 1805 hrs CST on the same day.

published on : 15th January 2021

Sriwijaya flight crash: After black boxes, now Indonesian searchers hunt for voice recorder

The 26-year-old Boeing 737-500 had resumed commercial flights last month after almost nine months out of service because of flight cutbacks caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 13th January 2021

Sriwijaya flight crash: Indonesia divers recover 'black box' from aircraft wreckage

The device is expected to help investigators determine what caused the Boeing 737-500 plane to nosedive into the ocean in heavy rain shortly after taking off from Jakarta on Saturday.

published on : 13th January 2021

Non-stop flight from Bengaluru reaches San Francisco, Flight Commander wows crowd with announcements in Kannada

The 15-hour and 14 minute journey did not go via the North Pole route as was done when the Boeing 777-200 Long Range aircraft arrived at Bengaluru on Monday but flew over the Pacific Ocean.

published on : 12th January 2021

Air India becomes 19th airline in world to fly plane over North pole

Flight no AI-176, steered by all-women cockpit crew achieved this historic feat.

published on : 12th January 2021

IndiGo plans to add flights connecting seven more cities

The low-cost carrier currently connects 61 domestic cities and addition of these new stations will take the number to 68.

published on : 12th January 2021

Indonesia flight crash: Divers sift aircraft debris, seabed mud for black boxes 

A navy ship earlier picked up intense pings being emitted from the boxes containing the cockpit voice and flight data recorders of the Boeing 737-500 that went down Saturday.

published on : 12th January 2021

Rahul Gandhi lauds all-women crew for completing Air India's longest flight

Air India's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru with the all-women cockpit crew successfully landed in the southern city on Monday.

published on : 11th January 2021

Kannadigas requested direct flight to San Francisco from Bengaluru, aviation officials obliged

This was possible after Trans Atlantic clearance (permission to fly across the Atlantic) was given for Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), they said.

published on : 11th January 2021

Air India​'s all-women cockpit crew takes off on historic San Francisco-Bengaluru flight

Air India has said this will be the longest commercial flight in the world to be operated by it or any other airline in India.

published on : 10th January 2021

Indonesia plane crash: Body parts, debris found from Java sea

Officials were hopeful they were honing in on the wreckage of Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 after sonar equipment detected a signal from the aircraft.

published on : 10th January 2021

Meet Yelahanka resident, the Commander of first non-stop flight from Bengaluru to San Francisco

There is much euphoria and joy over this flight but the 48-year-old resident of Yelahanka is absolutely chilled about the long flight he is set to fly on Monday afternoon.

published on : 10th January 2021

Indonesian airliner loses contact on domestic flight

Indonesian Transportation Ministry spokesperson Adita Irawati said the Boeing 737-500 took off from Jakarta at about 1:56 p.m. and lost contact with the control tower at 2:40 p.m.

published on : 9th January 2021

New COVID-19 strain: RT-PCR test compulsory for air travellers both in UK, India

After the RT-PCR test in Delhi, all passengers will have to undergo seven days of institutional quarantine, followed by seven at home.

published on : 9th January 2021

All-women cockpit crew to fly inaugural San Francisco-Bengaluru Air India flight

The Air India flight will fly on Saturday over the North Pole, taking the Atlantic route to reach Bengaluru, a senior official of the airline said.

published on : 9th January 2021
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