Says Shakti Lumba, an industry veteran who had held senior positions in IndiGo and Alliance Air: "An aircraft in control does not crash. They only crash once the pilot loses control: The question is why? Reasons can be attributable and not attributable to the pilot. To determine, there is a through investigation to help us learn and change how things are done, made, designed and operated." … [Read more...] about Air India Express crash | Do investigators take the easy way out by blaming pilots?
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> AI 0161 DELHI 02:45 LONDON 07:30> AI 0187 DELHI 02:45 TORONTO 07:15> AI 0177 BENGALURU 03:50 LONDON 10:15> AI 0971 DELHI 07:30 DOHA 09:15> AI 1933 DELHI 08:00 SHARJAH 10:10> AI 0310 DELHI 08:35 HONG KONG 16:30> AI 0945 MUMBAI 09:30 ABU DHABI 11:35> AI 1903 HYDERABAD 11:20 RIYADH 13:50> AI 0346 CHENNAI 12:50 SINGAPORE 19:15 … [Read more...] about International flights on August 11: Daily updates on arrivals, departures under Vande Bharat Mission
Air India Express is the low cost arm of state carrier Air India. The flight was repatriating Indians stranded in Dubai due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The black boxes have been recovered and their data is being examined. … [Read more...] about Kozhikode airplane crash: DGCA to check airports hit by heavy rain after crash
At the interbank forex market, the local unit opened at 74.83 against the US dollar, then gained further ground and finally settled at 74.78, up 12 paise over its previous close of 74.90 against the American currency. … [Read more...] about Indian rupee settles 12 paise higher at 74.78 against US dollar
Social media accelerates groupthink Like-minded groups assemble with remarkable ease on social media platforms, which can also cloud our judgment. In groupthink, the quest for unanimous opinion can override our ability to objectively consider other opinions. Irving Janis’ 1972 book Victims Of Groupthink describes it as “a deterioration of mental efficiency, reality testing, and moral judgment.” Mind you, this was 35 years before Instagram. … [Read more...] about Science explains why we’re so much more bold online, especially now