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With the potential for growth in the Indian civil aviation industry being high, there is a need to take corrective steps to ensure its vibrant and dynamic growth
Right now, IATA is working with our counterpart organisation Airports Council International and the Slot Coordinator community, on a major modernisation programme
With the growing alarm and awareness of depleting fossil fuels and concerns regarding the environment, the market for alternative fuels for the aviation industry is expected to grow significantly
The credibility of UDAN is now fairly well established and once Round Two is implemented, it will add about five per cent to the total passenger trips in the country
While Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha had declared the Union Budget 2018-19 as a ‘political document’, some of the plans mentioned in the fiscal budget may bode well for Indian aviation especially for the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) scheme.
With addition of heli-services in the scheme, UDAN is going to make journeys to the hills much faster and comfortable
The airline industry offers tremendous opportunity and job security for pilots, especially with such robust growth in air travel projected over the next twenty years
It is expected that approximately 10,000 aircraft would be in service in the region by 2035, creating an opportunity for the major MRO players in the region
Facts and the subsequent analyses provide useful insights for business jet owners and Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service providers to discover where new business opportunities lie
Nine years after the fatal accident that paralysed the project, the Saras got airborne once again and rekindled hope of revival of the indigenous civil aircraft programme
In the third week of January this year, Boeing unveiled the largest variant of the 787-10 Dreamliner, a next generation platform. The aircraft was awarded an Amended Type Certificate (ATC) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States.
Since the end of last year, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has permitted Indian carriers in the private sector to carry out ground handling at airports for their flights in the domestic segment.
In a scathing report released in the beginning of this year, the Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture of the Indian Parliament has castigated the domestic carriers for overpricing of tickets...
Three of India’s low-cost carriers (LCC), IndiGo, AirAsia India and SpiceJet feature as India’s most punctual airlines in the OAG’s Punctuality League 2018. The airports at Chennai, Hyderabad and New Delhi...
The Indian airline industry reached a new high by flying ten crore passengers in 2017. The industry will be keenly watching the developments on Air India in 2018 and how much money the government would earn through disinvestment.
Analysts expect the country’s largest domestic carrier IndiGo Airlines to post between 20 and 29 per cent revenue growth in third quarter of FY18 on a year-on-year basis.
Amar Abrol MD and CEO of Bengalurubased no-frills carrier AirAsia India has said that the airline is looking to break even by December 2018 or early next year. The budget carrier will be completing four years in June 2018.
In the second week of January this year, the Government issued a statement which said “It has now been decided to do away with this restriction and allow foreign airlines...
Terming the government’s regional air connectivity scheme UDAN a big success, Spice-Jet chief Ajay Singh has said the airline has not taken the viability gap funding (VGF) so far as the routes operated by it under the scheme are financially viable on their own.
ATR announces its first deal of 2018 which sees the introduction of the ATR -600 series in the US, to be operated by Silver Airways. The airline will introduce 20 ATR -600 aircraft into its fleet, of which 16 will be ATR 42-600s and four will be ATR 72-600s.
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced that its aerospace arm, Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd (ST Aerospace) secured new contracts worth about S$510m in the fourth quarter...
Boeing and Adient announced the formation of Adient Aerospace, a joint venture that will develop, manufacture and sell a portfolio of seating products to airlines and aircraft leasing companies.
In conjunction with French President Emmanuel Macron’s state visit to China, CFM International concluded agreements and Memorandums of Understanding for new engine orders and long-term support agreements covering nearly 500 CFM engines.
Boeing unveiled a new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype that will be used to test and evolve Boeing’s autonomy technology for future aerospace vehicles.
Addressing the Techfest organised by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay at the end of last year, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said the government is working on bringing in regulations...
The US aerospace giant Boeing has set a new record for the number of aircraft delivered in a year by surpassing its 2015 record of 762 deliveries by one. The company also grew its order backlog to a record 5,864 aircraft.
Annual passenger traffic through Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) at Bengaluru, crossed 25 million last year. In India, this volume of passenger traffic is experienced only at the international airports at Delhi and Mumbai.
In recent times, the Indian civil aviation industry has been much in the news and for all the right reasons. This segment which has a vital role to play in the national economic growth, has been the focus of the NDA government since it came to power in 2014.