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Boeing, Airbus warn US that 5G rollout will negatively impact aircraft safety

New Delhi: Bosses from the world’s two biggest plane makers have called on the US government to delay the rollout of new 5G phone services, BBC reported. In a letter, top executives at Boeing and…

Aviation

Omicron impact may lead to return of extensive travel curbs: IATA

New Delhi: The sudden emergence of Covid-19’s Omicron variant may force countries to re-impose extensive travel restrictions, said International Air Transport Association. According to IATA, the sudden imposition of strict new travel requirements as a…

Delhi extends validity of Motor Vehicles Act-related documents till Dec 31

New Delhi: The Delhi government has extended the validity of all the documents related to the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and Central Motor Vehicles Rules that expired between February 2020 and November 2021 up to…

India to allow international flights operations from Dec 15

New Delhi,: India will allow resumption of scheduled commercial international passenger services from December 15, it was announced on Friday. However, the government said there will be a calibrated resumption of operations from the countries…

Rental car company Hertz orders 1 lakh Teslas worth $4.2 bn

San Francisco: US-based rental car company Hertz on Monday said it has ordered 100,000 Tesla vehicles (worth at least $4.2 billion) by the end of 2022 as part of an ambitious plan to electrify its fleet.…

Buddhists’ holy town Kushinagar gets international airport

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh): One of the most prominent Buddhist places Kushinagar on Wednesday got air connectivity, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating an International Airport here. A high-level delegation comprising ministers and Buddhist monks from…

Accelerate action to achieve net zero transport emissions: UN summit

Beijing: The Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference, which brought together more than 100 countries along with thousands of experts, activists and business leaders, concluded with a call to accelerate progress towards achieving sustainable transport…

Aviation

Akasa Air gets NOC, plans to offer flights from summer of 2022

Mumbai: Still to be lauched airline Akasa Air said on Monday that it has received a ‘no objection certificate’ (NOC) from the Ministry of Civil Aviation. The development assumes significance as Akasa Air plans to…

Air India returns to Tatas after 70 yrs; The group emerges highest bidder

New Delhi: Tata Sons’ subsidiary Talace was declared as the highest bidder for national carrier Air India under the divestment process initiated by the Government. It is after seven decades that Tatas have got back…

Transport

Cycle hires in London hit new record

London: Cycle hires in London have hit a new record, with over 1.2 million people choosing pedal power in September alone, Transport for London (TfL) announced. In a statement on Thursday, TfL said its flagship…

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