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Aviation Dreamer : All about aviation industry

April 21, 2020

Aviation is the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry. Aircraft includes fixed-wing and rotary-wing types, morphable wings, wing-less lifting bodies, as well as lighter-than-air craft such as hot air balloons and airships. Aviation refers to flying using an aircraft, like an aeroplane. It also includes the activities and industries related to flight, such […]

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IATA and ICAO Airport Codes

March 22, 2020

ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) is a UN-body which focusses on international harmonization of civil aviation regulations. … IATA (International Air Transport Association) is a trade association that focusses on making air traffic businesses safe, secure, reliable and efficient. ICAO codes are used for “official” purposes such as Air Traffic Control; E.g. flight plans use […]

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India planning Rs 12,000-crore rescue package for aviation sector hit by coronavirus outbreak

March 19, 2020

In its bid to rescue the aviation sector, India is planning to allocate a bail-out package worth of Rs 11,900 crore for the aviation sector, which has witnessed a major hit after the coronavirus halted the air travel and forced countries to close their borders, news agency Reuters quoted two government sources as saying. According […]

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This is the one drink flight attendants don’t want you to order

April 2, 2019

Is this your drink of choice? There’s nothing nicer than kicking back your feet on a flight and ordering a drink or two from the in-flight selection. You’d never really think that the flight attendants care which drink you order, but it turns out they do. So much so, they’re hoping that you don’t order […]

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WOW! Check out the first supersonic jet to launch soon

February 7, 2019

Boeing announced a partnership with Aerion, a Reno, Nev.-based company pioneering next-generation supersonic aircraft. As part of the agreement, Boeing made a significant investment in Aerion to accelerate technology development and aircraft design, and unlock supersonic air travel for new markets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Boeing will provide engineering, manufacturing and flight […]

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Flying tips for 2019: Air hostess reveals what you should NEVER do on a flight

January 1, 2019

With the holiday season just nearing its end and the first day of 2019 is here, most of us are in a rush to get back to our current homes after visiting friends and family. Hence, frequenting between flights and airports is all part of the parcel. We meet ground staff and cabin crews from […]

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AIRPORT DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

December 25, 2018

With passenger numbers booming, airports everywhere are striving to find new ways to maximise their limited resources, while bidding to attract and retain carriers. At the same time, passenger expectations are on the rise, which means that airports, though faced with these challenges, also have an opportunity to embrace digital technologies – to improve efficiencies […]

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Government launches Digital Sky Platform for drone registration

December 24, 2018

The Union Government’s Civil Aviation Regulations (CAR) to enable safe flying of Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems (RPAS) popularly referred to as drones came into effect on December 1, 2018. The Government had announced the release of the regulations in August 2018. With the announcement, while nano drones can start flying in the country with immediate […]

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DGCA exams to licence pilots, engineers to go fully online

December 7, 2018

New Delhi: Wannabe pilots will soon be able to give Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) exams on demand, meaning whenever they wish to do so. The regulator is moving to a completely online examination system for issuing licences to pilots, aircraft maintenance engineers (AME), foreign air crew authorisation (FATA or issuing licences to operate […]

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IndiGo becomes first Indian airline to have 200 planes

December 7, 2018

New Delhi: IndiGo on Thursday became the first Indian carrier to have 200 aircraft in its fleet with a brand new Airbus A320 Neo (VT-IZI) flying into Delhi from Toulouse, France, to join the low cost carrier. The airline, which started operations on 4 August 4, 2006 with a Delhi-Impal flight, has so far placed […]

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