Tag: Flight

Akasa Air
Akasa Air launches Agartala-Bengaluru flight

According to Akasa Air co-founder Belson Coutinho, the airliner, which completed 75 days of commercial operations on Friday, is a low-cost start-up and currently operates 7 aircraft to 17 different destinations.

  • Saturday, 22 October 2022
Indigo starts 8 new flights
IndiGo introduces 8 new flights to bolster domestic connectivity including Ranchi Bhubaneswar route

Out of these new connections, Bhopal-Udaipur flight will be a regional connectivity scheme (RCS) route and will increase accessibility between the states.

  • Thursday, 20 October 2022
Akasa Air to allow pet dogs and cats in cabin, cargo from November
Akasa Air to allow pet dogs and cats in cabin, cargo from November

The airline, which is "well capitalized", plans to start international services in the second half of 2023 once it has a fleet of 20 planes.

  • Thursday, 06 October 2022
Air India
Air India to allow its pilots to fly till 65 years

According to AI's new policy, a panel comprising functional representatives of HR and operations & flight safety will be constituted to examine the eligibility of pilots retiring in the next two years.

  • Tuesday, 02 August 2022
Jharsuguda airport may miss deadline

  Jharsuguda: Launch of flight operations from Odisha’s second commercial airport at Jharsuguda may get delayed. Though June 14 is the scheduled date for launch of flight services, the new airport has not received Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) license and training of security officials is still incomplete, sources said while citing reasons that could lead […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha seeks Bhubaneswar-Pune direct flight

Bhubaneswar: Odisha today urged the Centre to introduce direct flight services between Bhubaneswar and Pune by Air India or any other private airlines. In a letter to Minister of Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapati Raju Pusapati, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said “I would like to seek your personal intervention in the matter for introduction of […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Air India's Bhubaneswar-Bangkok direct flight flagged off

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today flagged off national carrier Air India’s maiden flight from Bhubaneswar to Bangkok at Biju Patnaik International Airport today. Air India’s new flight is the second direct international service from the Odisha capital. The airline operated a 162-seater Airbus A 320 neo aircraft on its inaugural flight from Bhubaneswar […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
AAI clears air on flight services from Rourkela

Rourkela: Bringing an end to uncertainty over the much anticipated launch of commercial air services from Rourkela, the Airport Authority of India has given nod to the commencement of flight services after state government’s consent to provide necessary CISF and Fire Services facilities. Air connectivity to the steel city under the central government’s ambitious ‘Ude […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Flight services to Jharsuguda under UDAN scheme from September

Bhubaneswar: Flight services to Jharsuguda from Bhubaneswar under Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme is likely to begin from September later this year, Chief Secretary A P Padhi informed media after the first state level monitoring meeting today. “We have decided to operationalise the flight route between  Bhubaneswar and Jharsuguda from September while for […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
fog in delhi
Dense fog envelopes Capital city; train and flight services hit

Bhubaneswar: Dense fog in twin cities (Cuttack-Bhubaneswar) threw normal life out of gear in the morning on Tuesday. Flight and train services were affected due to the low visibility. Several north-bound trains were running late.Travellers faced problems because of bad weather conditions. Rajdhani Express scheduled to leave Bhubaneswar at 9.30 am was rescheduled at 12 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Bomb scare on city-bound flight at Delhi airport; passengers safe

New Delhi: Two flights bound for Nepal and Bhubaneswar were today grounded just before taking off after security agencies were alerted of a bomb threat call on the two airliners at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here. Officials said passengers on board the two aircraft– Royal Nepal Airlines (Delhi-Kathmandu) and Air India (Delhi-Bhubaneswar– were […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
go air
Indigo flight returns to Kolkata after snag

Kolkata: A Bengaluru-bound Indigo flight from Kolkata returned to the NSCBI airport here on Sunday following a crack in the windshield of the aircraft, airport sources said. The flight 6E 345 had 178 passengers on board. “At around 10.15 a.m., Indigo 6E 345 returned due to windshield crack,” the sources said. It landed safely at […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
IndiGo offloads passenger for complaining about mosquitoes, probe ordered

New Delhi: The Union government on Tuesday ordered a probe into an incident of deplaning of a passenger by IndiGo airline, over his alleged complaint of mosquitoes in the aircraft. The probe was ordered by Minister of Civil Aviation and Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday. “I have ordered an enquiry into the incident […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Qantas Airways
First non-stop Australia-Britain flight lands after 17 hours

London: The first non-stop scheduled flight from Australia to Britain landed in London on Sunday after a 17 hour, five minute journey across 14,875 km from Perth. The historic Qantas flight QF9, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with more than 230 passengers and crew on board, touched down at 5.03 a.m., at Heathrow, reports the Guardian. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
flying ban
Up to 2-year ban proposed on unruly passengers

New Delhi: The government on Friday announced draft rules for a national no-fly list that proposes a flying ban from three months to two years or beyond for unruly passengers on domestic flights. Civil Aviation Minster Ashok Gajapathi Raju and Aviation Secretary R.N. Choubey sought consulations from public and the industry stakeholders over the draft […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021