Tag: Delhi

WOW Air Announces New Route from the U.S. to India via Iceland

Reading Time: 1 minute WOW air announced it will launch a new route from the U.S. to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi, India via Iceland. The route will provide millions of Americans in nine major cities across the country affordable access to the bustling Indian metropolis. The route will launch December 5, 2018, giving business and leisure […]

All-Female Flight Crew Makes Airline History

Reading Time: 1 minute An all-female crew has operated a passenger flight around the world for the first time, Air India has said. The airline’s all-female crew flew across the Pacific Ocean from New Delhi to San Francisco. The same crew then flew back to New Delhi across the Atlantic Ocean, completing their historic circumnavigation of the globe. Depending […]

Major Mishap Averted at IGI Airport in Delhi

Reading Time: 1 minute A major mishap was averted at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on Tuesday morning after an Indigo and a SpiceJet aircraft came face to face on the taxi way. “An Indigo flight 6C-729 which was coming from Lucknow to Delhi with 176 passengers on board, post landing, saw on the taxi way a […]

First Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 to Land in Delhi

Reading Time: 1 minute On December 19, 2016, the Lufthansa Group will receive its first A350-900, which is the most modern long-haul aircraft worldwide and which will be based at Lufthansa’s Munich Hub. The first regular commercial flight will be from Munich to Delhi, starting on February 10, 2017. Tickets are available now. “We are looking forward to welcoming […]

Tech Support Team Working on Solution to Deal with Drone Threats

Reading Time: 2 minutes The threat perception is real. Late in 2015, the Intelligence Bureau issued alerts of drone attacks in Delhi. Last month, Mumbai airport was put on alert after a pilot spotted an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), also called drone. But agencies in India don’t have a concrete solution. Unlike shooting down an enemy fighter aircraft on […]

Dreamliner Lands Safely After Smoke in Cockpit

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Air India aircraft flying from Kolkata to Delhi on Sunday witnessed a serious scare when the pilots reported fumes and smoke in the cockpit of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. They immediately switched off some non-essential electrical equipment in the cockpit and then managed to make a safe precautionary landing at the Indira Gandhi International […]

Flight Returns After Oxygen Masks Drop

Reading Time: 1 minute A Delhi-bound Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus A-380 with nearly 300 passengers on board had to return to the island nation soon after take off on Thursday after its overhead oxygen masks got deployed. The flight 406, which the airline websites says is operated on the super jumbo A-380, landed safely in Singapore and passengers are […]

Airbus To Set Up Pilot and Maintenance Training Centre Near Delhi, India

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus is planning to establish a pilot and maintenance training centre in the National Capital Region of Delhi, India, in order to fulfil the region’s requirement for new Airbus pilots. According to the recent global market forecast of Airbus, India needs more than 1,600 passenger and freighter aircraft in the next two decades until 2034, […]