SP's AirBuz - ISSUE No 05-17

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    ENGINES | TECHNOLOGY
    Engine Innovations for Enhanced Performance and Fuel Burn
    By R. Chandrakanth

    The Air Transport Action Group report indicates how fuel efficiency co-relates with the distance an aircraft can fly, the payload it can carry and, more importantly, offers better environmental performance

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    ENGINES | ENVIRONMENT
    Green Engines
    By R. Chandrakanth

    Engine manufacturers are investing heavily in alternative fuels and leading-edge technologies such as additive manufacturing and nanomaterials to make even greener and quieter engines

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    ENGINES | OEM
    Over 13,000 Engines and Still Counting
    By R. Chandrakanth

    Pratt & Whitney’s large commercial engines power more than 25 per cent of the world’s mainline passenger fleet

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    INDUSTRY | AIRLINER
    Re-Jigged A380plus Seeks Attention
    By R. Chandrakanth

    Airbus has to drive home the point that the A380plus will give good returns to airlines that are flying to congested airports using limited landing slots and delay-prone air corridors

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    INDUSTRY | AIRLINES
    Emirates Interest in A380plus Offers Airbus a Breather
    By Bikram Vohra, Dubai

    Dubai Air Show might well decide whether Airbus will close shop on the A380 and shelve the 380 Plus programme as the sales graph literally sinks to zero

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    INDUSTRY | AIRLINES
    Emirates 100th A380 Eases Airbus Heartburn
    By Bikram Vohra, Dubai

    What Emirates would really need as evidence is that the A380 has a tangible validity in the market of the future is at least a sale of another 50 aircraft to another carrier or two

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    INDUSTRY | TECHNOLOGY
    Airbus BizLab
    By A.K. Sachdev

    In BizLab, Airbus found an opportunity and zeroed in on India and Bengaluru was selected as its base as it is home to a well endowed ecosystem for entrepreneurs

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    REGIONAL AVIATION | RCS
    Regional Connectivity Scheme: An Appraisal
    By B.K. Pandey

    There is a long way to go for the Regional Connectivity Scheme and there are a host of challenges that lie ahead for this segment of the Indian airline industry

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    REGIONAL AVIATION | AIRPORTS
    Smaller Airports Spreading its Wings
    By R. Chandrakanth

    In the recent past, small airports, some new, some upgraded are coming up fast, thus connecting the vast hinterland of India with regional aircraft

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    SHOW PREVIEW | DUBAI AIR SHOW 2017
    All Systems go for 15th Air Show
    By Bikram Vohra, Dubai

    Dubai Air Show 2017 is going to be quite the display of air power in various categories and the highlight will still be the predicted match between Boeing and Airbus

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    FINALLY
    Conflict of Interest
    By B.K. Pandey

    Nine years after its closure, talks on the reopening of HAL airport to commercial flights have been revived and hopes of a positive outcome are high