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Faizan Haidar

Faizan Haidar

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Faizan Haidar writes on the Delhi government, city politics, transport, aviation, and social welfare. A journalist for a decade, he also tracks issues such as trafficking and labour exploitation in Delhi and other states.

articles by Faizan Haidar (1058 results)
Aug 31, 2019 19:12
Air India is in the grip of a major financial crunch and on August 22, Indian Oil Corporation stopped fuel supply to the airline at Ranchi, Mohali, Patna, Vizag, Pune and Cochin airports, owing to nonpayment of dues. read more
Aug 31, 2019 18:45
IRSDC has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with IRCON for redevelopment of 12 railway stations including Ghaziabad, Yeshvantpur, Karnal and Thiruvananthapuram Central. read more
Aug 30, 2019 09:27
According to officials at security agencies, because of a high-leve alert being sounded, they had put in place secondary ladder point checking (SLPC) under which passengers, despite being checked by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) before... read more
Aug 29, 2019 23:59
The government’s biggest attempt to privatise Air India ended on May 31, 2018, as a deadline for prospective bidders lapsed with no one showing interest in the airline. read more
Aug 29, 2019 17:52
The Parliament on August 3 passed Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2019, that increases threshold of annual passenger traffic for major airports to over 35 lakh with Civil Aviation stating that government was committed... read more
Aug 29, 2019 14:17
As the national carrier aims to eliminate plastic usage as much as possible, Air India express and Alliance Air would go plastic free immediately, however, some of the flights of Air India will still continue to use the plastic products due to operational... read more
Aug 28, 2019 19:56
There have been 19 incidents of inflight shut down\/mid-air turn back\/rejected take off since 2017, nine of which happened this year, due to issues in the main gear box (MGB) and low pressure turbine (LPT) of Airbus Neo aircraft. read more
Aug 28, 2019 12:24
In March 2018, the DGCA had banned 11 A320 Neo aircraft from flying because of problems with their engines, which led to a number of flight cancellations. read more
Aug 27, 2019 21:19
On Monday afternoon itself, a Kalitta air cargo plane declared an emergency and landed at IGI due to a suspected bird hit, which damaged the engine. A few days ago, the plane carrying Rahul Gandhi and other dignitaries had to do a go-around due to bird... read more
Aug 27, 2019 09:32
Aviation safety expert Mohan Ranganathan said the increasing number of runway excursions also shows a lack of training and understanding of pilots regarding correct landing procedures. read more
Aug 24, 2019 22:14
After a meeting with the Uttarakhand Civil Aviation Development Authority (UCADA), State Disaster Relief Authority (SDRA) and representatives of two helicopter operators part of the relief operation, the DGCA has said the operations will remain suspended... read more
Aug 24, 2019 05:56
Air India is in the grip of a major financial crunch and on Thursday, Indian Oil Corp stopped fuel supply to the airline at Ranchi, Mohali, Patna, Vizag, Pune and Cochin airports, owing to non payment of dues. read more
Aug 22, 2019 22:42
DGCA is now investigating the matter and asked operators to ensure such incidents are not repeated. read more
Aug 18, 2019 23:48
India is also working with Japan to make key technical changes to the bullet trains so that they can handle extreme heat and high levels of pollution. read more
Aug 18, 2019 07:35
One possible solution is to have a GPS (global positioning system) trackers installed in all privately owned and operated drones that are registered for use. read more