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Friday, Jan 17, 2020
Faizan Haidar

Faizan Haidar


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)
Jul 07, 2019 05:50
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting her first Budget of the Modi 2.0 government on Friday had said that the time is ripe for India to enter into aircraft financing and leasing activities from Indian shores. read more
Jul 05, 2019 22:56
Civil aviation regulator has asked the airlines in India to carry fuel for two alternate destinations considering adverse weather conditions in some part of the country. read more
Jul 05, 2019 07:43
The Bureau for Civil Aviation Secretary (BCAS) has made it mandatory for so-called hypersensitive airports, or facilities thought to be vulnerable to security risks, to deploy body scanners by April 2020. read more
Jul 04, 2019 22:22
The alleged lapses pertain to incidents reported in the past 72 hours, in which three SpiceJet flights — Bhopal-Surat, Pune-Kolkata and Jaipur-Mumbai — overshot the runway on landing. read more
Jul 04, 2019 15:04
SpiceJet-operated Boeing 737-800 skidded off the runway, broke its nose wheel and has been stranded for two days at the end of the main runway. read more
Jul 03, 2019 07:19
DARK is used whenever aircraft get stuck in soft surfaces after veering off from runways. It is placed below the stuck portion of an aircraft and then blown like a balloon to lift it. read more
Jun 28, 2019 00:53
Luckily, for the 343 people on board, Air India had made a decision that would normally rankle most flyers: most of the check-in luggage had been left behind at Mumbai since the flight was overbooked. read more
Jun 27, 2019 14:12
An IndiGo flight from Delhi to Bengaluru and KLM Royal Dutch Amsterdam-Kuala Lumpur flight came close to each other over Delhi airspace on November 2, 2016. read more
Jun 23, 2019 15:44
According to an Air India official, the regional manager of the Australia informed about the case to the headquarters and though the pilot was allowed to fly, he was handed over his suspension as soon as he arrived at the Delhi airport. read more
Jun 22, 2019 17:03
Indian carriers’ decision follows a warning by the American aviation regulator, the Federal Aviation Administration to a possibility that commercial aircraft can be mistakenly targeted in Iranian airspace. read more
Jun 16, 2019 23:37
The board, consisting of its chairman and members, meets every week to decide on important matters. The minister is not a part of this meeting. read more
Jun 10, 2019 07:09
Night markets, culinary trails and special shopping offers make local festivals an ideal time to see destinations at their best, say tour operators. read more
Jun 04, 2019 01:00
While some passengers who reached the airport expressed their disappointment on Twitter, Air India claimed that most were adjusted on other flights. read more
Jun 03, 2019 07:20
The agency has directed suggestions received via social media sites like Twitter and Facebook to the platform before it is expected to finalise a name for the train by the first week of July. read more
Jun 03, 2019 07:16
An official said the tenders were issued after the AAI received positive passenger feedback to a trial run of playing music at the Chandigarh airport last year. He said the same will now be replicated at other AAI-run airports. read more