SP's AirBuz - ISSUE No 02-19<< Previous Issue
According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), India is set to be the world’s third largest aviation market by 2024, behind China and the US, but recent developments may see this forecast pushed back.
SpiceJet, Air India rush to claim assets, market of grounded airline
The operational creditors of the debt-laden Jet Airways are likely to take the airline to the bankruptcy tribunal that will give the airline protection from lenders for some time but delay its revival
Jet’s rise from a few aircraft to a 119-aircraft behemoth has lessons for airlines the world over.
Failure of the ongoing efforts to rescue Jet Airways from financial collapse will not only be a disaster for the thousands of employees on the rolls of the airline, it will also cast an ominous shadow on the Indian airline industry itself
The Government is trying to sweeten the deal and hopes to convince prospective buyers to take over the loss-making carrier which is a huge drain on the exchequer
Bio-fuels have now become a global necessity due to the international commitment to reduce Green House Gases (GHGs) and emissions in consonance with the Kyoto Protocol
New aircraft and engine designs/technologies and alternative materials need addressing
Unless appropriate steps are taken urgently by the Government to rationalise the tax structure, it would sound the death knell for the entire domestic MRO industry in India
SP’s Special Correspondent Mahesh Acharya in an exclusive interview with Govind Nair, Director-Business Development, Thumby Aviation.
While global presence and cultural alignment play a major role in consolidating support for airline customers, technology plays the role of a catalyst.
The Indian civil aviation sector has been on an impressive growth trajectory over the last few years and is moving forward to become the third largest globally by 2025
The Lufthansa Group has placed an order valued at $12 billion at list prices, for 20 Boeing 787-9 and 20 Airbus A350-900’s.
As per a report in the media in February this year, cancellation of over 30 flights by IndiGo has bought to the fore the growing shortage of pilots, especially when practically all airlines are embarked on fleet expansion.
Middle Eastern carrier Emirates has placed an order for 70 Airbus aircraft, which includes 40 A330-900 and 30 A350-900 aircraft.
The leading European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has closed out orders for the last month of the quarter with 58 airliners.
IndiGo reported its third-quarter results that reflected an improving trend compared to the last two quarters with a profit of 190 crore.
SpiceJet, reported its third quarter results of the fiscal year 2018-19 which reflected mixed performance.
The Minister of Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu and the Minister of State in his department Jayant Sinha, recently released the “Passenger Charter” which codifies the rights of air passengers when they travel with scheduled...
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in India has issued additional measures for Indian operators covering the areas of engineering, maintenance and flight operations.
Dassault Aviation is acquiring ExecuJet’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business at Subang Airport in a move that will considerably reinforce its aftermarket support capability in South-East Asia.
The first cockpit front section of Falcon 2000 series produced by Dassault Reliance Aerospace Limited (DRAL) in its manufacturing facility at MIHAN, Nagpur and matching with the highest quality standards...
KIA in Bengaluru will have an aircraft Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) facility in its premises by March 2020.
Airbus has begun construction of company’s American A220 manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama in the United States (US).
The Ministry of Civil Aviation has approved plans under the Ude Desh ka Aam Nagarik (UDAN)-3 of the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) to provide air connectivity to five prominent cities from Mysuru Airport, under its.
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional carrier which flies 53 per cent of all fights within mainland Britain excluding London and also the largest scheduled airline by air traffic movements at 13 airports in the United Kingdom...
Aerion, the leader in supersonic travel, has appointed Douglas Coleman as General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Governance and Compliance.
Perhaps the most traumatic development the Indian airline industry has witnessed in recent times has been the financial turmoil one of the leading carriers in the private sector namely Jet Airways, has been going through.