March 11th, 2022 6:12 PM 0 COMMENTS

A Humanitarian Flight of Air Canada Flies Through Poland to Provide Aid to Ukraine

Medical equipment and supplies from Canadian NGOs were successfully transferred to Ukraine conflict victims through Warsaw, Poland, on a special Air Canada Boeing 787-9 humanitarian cargo charter trip. Tons of much-needed equipment, such as medical beds, plastic mattresses, and other humanitarian goods, were onboard. The Dreamliner departed Toronto's Pearson International Airport (YYZ) bound for Warsaw's Chopin Airport (WAW) on Wednesday evening. With a flying time of around eight hours and... Read More

March 7th, 2022 3:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Airline Cancels India-US Planes

Following the shutdown of Russian airspace, some United Airlines flights planned to travel from Mumbai and Delhi have been cancelled, resulting in longer flight times and higher fuel usage. Hundreds of passengers, including many from Kolkata, have been stranded as a result of the abrupt cancellation. According to industry sources, the airline has planned new flights on the sector for which tickets must be acquired again because the flights had... Read More

March 4th, 2022 3:01 PM 0 COMMENTS

The Indian Air Force Is Sending IL-76 Planes to Ukraine to Evacuate Indian Citizens

[caption id="attachment_42048" align="alignnone" width="1200"] (From ANI)[/caption] The Indian Air Force is deploying its Ilyushin-76 heavy-lift transport aircraft to Russia as part of its effort to rescue stranded Indian people from Ukraine. According to government sources, the Air Force is taking every measure and will not send its American-made C-17 aircraft to Russia, instead deploying the Russian-made Ilyushin-76. "The Indian Air Force is sending Ilyushin-76 heavy-lift transport planes to Russia to... Read More

March 1st, 2022 6:19 PM 0 COMMENTS

Air India Express Landed in Mumbai With 182 Indians Evacuated From Ukraine

According to an airline spokesperson, an Air India Express flight carrying 182 Indian people evacuated from war-torn Ukraine landed here on Tuesday morning from Bucharest, Romania.  According to the spokesperson, they were received at the Mumbai airport by Union MSME Minister Narayan Rane. According to him, the AI Express aircraft IX-1202 from Bucharest to Kuwait landed around 7.40 a.m. On Monday, a plane carrying Indian people returning from Ukraine took... Read More

February 26th, 2022 5:07 PM 0 COMMENTS

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Affects Airline Industry

The impact of Russia's invasion of Ukraine on the global aviation sector grew on Friday, with two more European countries banning Russian airlines and the European Union announcing restrictions on aeroplane component exports.  After London and Moscow blacklisted one another's airlines in a tit-for-tat response for the Ukraine incursion, Virgin Atlantic and British Airways began routing flights around Russian airspace. Poland and the Czech Republic have also announced that Russian... Read More

February 25th, 2022 10:31 PM 0 COMMENTS

Russia-Ukraine War: Airlines From Across the World Cease Flight Operations

Airlines find it challenging to deal with the conflict in Europe as Ukraine closed its airspace, fuel prices increased, and the carriers are asked to take caution to deal with Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine. With Russia declaring operation in the dawn, several airlines have ceased their operations, even the civil flights. The region in the southwest of Ukraine, Moldova, is the latest to stop the flight operations over the... Read More

February 24th, 2022 7:21 PM 0 COMMENTS

Ukraine Closes Down Airports, Warns Airlines of Airspace Danger

Due to the conflict with Russia, the Ukrainian government is closing airports in eastern Ukraine from midnight to 7 am. As the Russian aviation authorities attempt to gain control of the airspace, Ukrainian aviation authorities have deemed some airspace in the east to be ‘dangerous.’ The declaration came after Russia placed a ban on civilian aviation travel in the airspace over eastern Ukraine. The statement, made late Wednesday night, creates... Read More

February 22nd, 2022 3:19 PM 0 COMMENTS

Air India Repatriation Flight Leaves for Ukraine to Bring Back Indians as Political Tensions Escalate

This morning, Air India’s planned repatriation flight from India to Ukraine took off for bringing back the Indian nationals. The airline used its B-787 Dreamliner aircraft, which has a capacity of over 200 seats, for its unique operation. Tonight, a flight from Ukraine will arrive in Delhi. Air India announced earlier this week that it would run three flights to Ukraine in the following week. The airline will run two... Read More

February 21st, 2022 2:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

Air India Will Operate 3 Flights to Ukraine this Week

Air India has confirmed that it will be operating around three flights this week to Ukraine. “Seats are available on these flights – booking is open through Air India booking offices, website, call centre and authorised travel agents,” said the airline on its Twitter profile. These flights will help the Indian nationals to leave Ukraine as the tension in the country increases with Russia trying to take over. There are... Read More

February 17th, 2022 6:07 PM 0 COMMENTS

Civil Aviation Ministry Removes the Restrictions on the Number of Flights Between India and Ukraine

According to a senior official, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has removed the restrictions on flights that can be operated between India and Ukraine under the bilateral air bubble agreement to make travel easier for Indians from the regions. India has recommended its people to temporarily leave Ukraine due to the current circumstances in the country as a result of rising tensions with Russia. Under the air bubble agreement, the... Read More

February 14th, 2022 7:16 PM 0 COMMENTS

Russian Drills: Airlines Alter Flight Schedules to Limit Exposure to Ukraine Airspace

Airlines flying over Ukrainian airspace are altering their schedules and limiting their exposure to the open waters of the Black Sea due to the Russian naval exercises taking place there. Ukraine’s state air traffic service has issued a directive advising airlines to avoid flying over open waters. However, the airlines continue the flights in and out of the country. European airline Ryanair Holdings Plc has announced that it is reducing... Read More

August 2nd, 2022 12:02 PM 0 COMMENTS

India Has Signed Bilateral Air Service Agreement With 116 Countries

To an unstarred question in the Rajya Sabha about the bilateral air service agreements, the Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation (Gen. (Dr) V. K. Singh (Retd)) has responded in a written reply with the necessary details. India has signed ASAs with 116 foreign countries: Any designated foreign airline can operate to/from a point in India if it is designated as a point of call in the... Read More

June 30th, 2022 12:16 PM 0 COMMENTS

Jet Airways in Talks With Manufacturers to Lease Up to 8 Planes by This Year-End

In order to lease 6-8 aircraft before the end of this year, the soon-to-be-relaunched airline Jet Airways is in talks with aircraft manufacturers and lessors. For popular narrowbody aircraft like the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737, there is typically a huge waiting list, but Jet is interested in the aircraft that were scheduled to be delivered to Russian carriers before to the Ukraine War. “Aircraft availability is always an issue... Read More

June 29th, 2022 4:17 PM 0 COMMENTS

Russia Takes Formal Actions to Prevent Unemployed Pilots Finding Work With Foreign Airlines

According to Russian media, the Federal Air Transport Agency, also known as Rosaviatsia, has taken official action to prevent unemployed pilots from finding employment with foreign airlines. Most foreign flights were cancelled nationwide after February 24, 2022, when Russia began its invasion of Ukraine due to the possibility that leased aircraft might be impounded in accordance with Western sanctions over that invasion. Hundreds of pilots in Russia lost their jobs... Read More

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