Tuesday, May 21, 2024
India’s first-ever underwater river tunnel train is expected to be fully functional within a few months. The project was completed at a cost of approximately Rs. 8,600 crore.
A parliamentary standing committee has recommended the resumption of the fare concession offered to senior citizens by the railways before the coronavirus pandemic. The Indian Railways used to offer a 40 per cent discount in fares to males aged 60 years or above and for females, a 50 per cent discount was given if the minimum age was 58 years.
A Denver based aeronautics company called Boom Supersonic has developed a sustainable supersonic passenger plane that will use 100% sustainable aviation fuel.
The Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, which is anticipated to be delayed by four years from its original deadline of December 2023, has 26% of the work finished, railways minister informed.
India’s first hydrogen powered trains are in the works. Over 11 metric tons less carbon dioxide will be emitted each year thanks to the trains.
Charlotte-based American Airlines Airbus first officer Josh Yoder reported on Twitter that a Southwest pilot was replaced mid-flight after suffering a medical emergency.
A drone flying at 16,000 feet seems to be more than 40 times higher than the legal limit (400 feet) for unmanned aerial vehicles. Nevertheless, a passenger plane nearly collided with a drone at 16,000 feet.
ABC's "20/20" labeled John Wayne Airport (SNA) as America's scariest airport to its due short runway and planes taking off at degree angles 25-degree angles compared to the usual 10-degree angles.
Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun told Bloomberg TV that fully autonomous passenger planes are inching closer to takeoff, with it being only a matter of when not if.
The CAAN (Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal) has announced that Nepal is banning Air India pilots indefinitely after their planes nearly collided mid-air over the skies of Simara in Nepal.