Akasa Airlines Ditches Traditional Wear, Crew Wears Sneakers
Taking a step towards evolution, Alaska Airlines, released their female staff from wearing tight skirts, high heels and make-up. The airlines replaced the tip-top outfit with sneakers, trousers and t-shirts. The move is winning the hearts of netizens, who appreciated the efforts of the airlines. A passenger shared the picture saying, "I recently took a flight from Akasa Air and was surprised but really happy to see a well-deserved change
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Courtesy: Times Now News
SpiceJet Flight Returns To Delhi Mid-Way Amid Autopilot Snag
A SpiceJet flight travelling between Delhi-Nashik, turned midway after a malfunction in the autopilot's system of Boeing-737, on September 1. The flight, VT-SLP SpiceJet took off from Indira Gandhi International Airport, when it had to return to the airport, confirmed a SpiceJet spokesperson. Furthermore, the airlines also clarified that no passenger and cabin crew onboard suffered any injury or difficulty due to the technical snag.
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Indian Airlines Faced 478 Technical Glitches In Past 1 Year: VK Singh
In between July 2021- June 2022, Indian aircraft faced 478 technical snags, revealed Union Civil Aviation Minister VK Singh, in the Rajya Sabha. Of all the crafts, Air India faced maximum, 184 glitches. "A total of 478 technical snags were reported in the last one-year w.e.f. July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022," said Singh. Besides Air India, Indigo reported 98 glitches, followed by Spicejet (77,) being third on the list.
Tags: Aircrafts, Indian Airlines, Technical Stag, Civil Aviation Ministry, VK Singh
Courtesy: Business Standard
DCGA Issues Guidelines For Airlines For Disabled Persons Onboard
The Director General of Civil Aviation (DCGA) issued guidelines for airlines, in India after a recent incident of onboard refusal to a disabled passenger. On July 22, the DCGA said, "Under the amended rule, Airline shall not refuse carriage of any person on the basis of disability and/or reduced mobility if it happens then airlines have informed the passenger with a disability in writing with the reason therein immediately".
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SpiceJet Shares Slump By 40% After Several Technical Safety Margins Issues
SpiceJet, an Indian airline is facing a rough time after shares slump to 40% from the previous 69%, amid recent negligence in safety margins, in 2022. The airlines' shares on July 6, closed at 39%, hours after SpiceJet received a show-cause notice by the Director-General of Civil Aviation, over safety margin issues.… read-more
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Jet Airways Appoints 4 New Executives, Announces Airlines
Indian Airlines, "Jet Airways" announced new executives for the company on May 23. The appointment came days after aviation regulator DGCA granted a revalidated Air Operator Certificate, which permits commercial flight operations for the airlines. Prabh Sharan Singh, HR Jagannath, Mark Turner, and Vishesh Khanna are new executive officers. Notably, Singh will take charge on June 1, Turner on June 15, and Khanna will join in July.
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Courtesy: Press Trust of India