Month: May 2018

Qatar Airways Visiting Mumbai for Cabin Crew on 9th June 2018

May 31, 2018

An online application is not necessary to participate in the Open Days or CV Submission Days, however, you have the option to be shortlisted online before the event. When participating in any recruitment event with Qatar Airways, you need to present yourself in formal business attire and personally bring along the following documents: CV Passport […]

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Drunk pilot removed from cockpit before takeoff leaving 100 passengers stranded

May 31, 2018

A “highly intoxicated” pilot was removed from the cockpit of a flight, leaving more than 100 passengers stranded at Stuttgart airport. Shortly before the TAP Air Portugal flight was due to take off to Lisbon on Friday night, an airport employee noticed the man walking unsteadily and smelt of alcohol. He notified airport authorities, who […]

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Jet Airways grounds 4 pilots for clicking selfies onboard

May 31, 2018

Jet Airways has grounded four pilots for clicking selfies onboard a training flight on April 19. An investigation is currently underway to further probe the matter. The grounded officials include a senior instructor level commander and three trainee pilots. The Jet Airways flight was a training flight from Leh to Delhi and did not have […]

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Three Taiwanese nationals held for smuggling Rs 1.75-cr gold at Mumbai airport

May 30, 2018

Mumbai: The Air Intelligence Unit of Mumbai Customs on Saturday arrested three Taiwanese nationals including a woman at the Mumbai airport for allegedly smuggling six kilogram of gold worth Rs 1.75 crore. The accused people have been identified as Shu Hui Lai, 30, and her co-travellers Chuang Chun Chu, 30, and Tseng Chao-Wei, 33 — […]

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IndiGo, Air India Express among top 5 cheapest airlines in the world

May 30, 2018

New Delhi: Low-cost carriers IndiGo and Air India Express have been ranked among the top five cheapest airlines in the world in providing international connectivity. Air India Express, the wholly-owned subsidiary of state-run carrier Air India has been ranked second and the budget carrier IndiGo placed at fifth position in a Global Flight Pricing Report […]

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Search for missing MH370 plane ends but mystery remains

May 30, 2018

(CNN)The second search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended Tuesday after a fruitless 90-day sweep of the southern Indian Ocean. The US-based company that conducted the hunt, Ocean Infinity, said it had covered 112,000 square kilometers of the ocean floor, but ultimately found nothing. The aircraft disappeared in 2014 carrying 239 people from Kuala […]

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AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes booked by CBI for violating aviation norms

May 29, 2018

The CBI has booked AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes and several others for allegedly violating aviation norms. The crime branch is also carrying out searches at six locations. On Tuesday, the CBI said that they booked these officials over alleged violation of aviation norms, namely the 5/20 rule for getting international flying licenses as well as […]

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Air India air hostess accuses senior executive of sexual harassment

May 29, 2018

NEW DELHI: An air hostess of Air India has accused a senior executive of sexual harassment, prompting Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu to ask the national carrier to take immediate steps to address the issue. In a letter addressed to Prabhu and also marked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the air hostess has asked the […]

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US aviation body to audit DGCA third time since 2013

May 29, 2018

NEW DELHI: The regulatory oversight of Indian aviation — whose job is to ensure people fly here safely — seems to be constantly under the scanner of leading international agencies. America’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is going to audit the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for the third time since 2013. And the latest […]

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Video Footage: Passenger opened the emergency door following a bomb hoax

May 29, 2018

Passengers on Lion Air aircraft panicked and one forced open the emergency exit after he heard another passenger said there is bomb on the plane at Supadio International Airport,Pontianak, Indonesia on 28 May 2018. Indonesian low-cost carrier, Lion Air flight JT687 bound for Jakarta was evacuated and all 133 passengers were move to another aircraft […]

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