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Clement Charpentreau
Indian regulator investigates AirAsia India safety lapses

The Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced it opened an investigation after a pilot claimed he was suspended after revealing that AirAsia India violated several safety rules....


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IndiGo to continue taking deliveries of A320neos despite Q4 loss

In what seems to be a gamble on the recovery of the aviation industry, IndiGo, India’s largest airline, has said that it will continue integrating new aircraft to its fleet, as well as taking delive...


Clement Charpentreau
FedEx flight FX5033 overshoots runway in cyclonic storm [Video]

As it was attempting to land in cyclonic conditions, a FedEx flight overshot the runway of Mumbai airport. No damage was reported....


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India resumes domestic flights after two months

India resumed domestic flights on Monday, May 25, 2020 after two months of halting scheduled passenger flights across the country. The world’s largest democracy ground to a halt when the government...


Ina Hladyshava
India’s repatriation campaign underway, brings 8,500 people home

The first phase of the repatriation campaign of India, Vande Bharat Mission, is reaching midway. Almost a week after the mission got underway on May 7, 2020, more than 8,500 people have successfully reached their homes. However, the massive campaign did not avoid some issues along the line. ...


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Covid-19 positive passenger sneaks onto Emirates flight

A British holidaymaker, who had tested positive for coronavirus Covid-19, left quarantine and boarded Emirates Boeing 777 in India, but was asked to disembark prior to takeoff on March 15, 2020. ...


Clement Charpentreau
GoAir Airbus A320neo rejects takeoff after engine catches fire

A GoAir Airbus A320neo had to abort takeoff at Ahmedabad airport, India, after its right engine caught fire. The malfunction is suspected to be due to a foreign object, possibly a bird strike....


AeroTime Team
Air India experiences tail strike upon takeoff, continues flight

After unexpectedly noticing an obstacle on Pune Airport, India (PNQ) runway during the takeoff, pilots of Air India Flight AI852 had to perform an emergency takeoff trying to avert a collision. While the Airbus A321 aircraft suffered a tail strike during the incident, it did not stop the flight crew from following the schedule. The flight continued as planned and landed safely in Delhi (DEL), India, two hours later. ...


Zivile Zalagenaite
GoAir cancels flights, blames Airbus, Pratt & Whitney delays

Indian low-cost carrier GoAir says it had to cancel flights after an unplanned grounding of aircraft part of the current fleet, while new Airbus aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney engines  would fail to arrive by the previously expected deadline in March 2020....


AeroTime Team
Air India executives deny shutdown rumors

As the Indian government is preparing for a second attempt to sell heavy indebted national carrier, Air India’s top management is resolving to public communication to deny ongoing speculation that the airline might need to close down its operations....