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Don’t think of Regional Jets as extinct birds. Instead, think of them as rising like a Phoenix.
India has great potential in the civil aviation domain,but the need exists for the establishment to seriously address some of the impediments to India achieving a podium position globally
As all the airliners are procured from abroad, it is the airlines’ economic models, operations and marketing strategies to attract and retain customers, are factors that make the difference
Emirates has safeguarded its interests and also at the same time, been a ‘good friend’ to Airbus without bruising its relationship with Boeing
It is in everybody’s interest, including that of the global aviation industry to reduce emissions and thereby avert at least the more serious consequences of climate change
Globalisation of MRO services, manpower cost competitiveness, availability of talent, advantages of location and the presence of specialist capabilities, all combine to make India a potential global MRO hub
Airport Authority of India’s Executive Director (RCS), G.K. Chaukiyal tells Arpita Kala of SP’s AirBuz why the Regional Connectivity Scheme is going to work
In an exclusive interview to Manish Pant of SP’s AirBuz, Javed Malik, Chief Operating Officer of Bangalore International Airport (BIAL), the public-private consortium that operates it, says that on completion of the second terminal in 2021, the airport’s handling capacity would exceed 65 million passengers per annum (MPPA).
Without any big ticket aircraft deal, the industry focused more on components, maintenance, repairs and overhauls contracts
After more than 14 years of struggle against the crippling restrictions on ground handling, the government appears to have finally relented
With the domestic passenger traffic crossing the ten crore-mark last year, the future for the Indian airline industry is undoubtedly bright. This has triggered rapid growth of the industry and Indian carriers...
The third quarter results of the fiscal year 2017-2018 of IndiGo is the strongest for the year. As in the previous quarter, financial performance was driven by market growth and better yield management.
According to figures provided in Parliament by the Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha, the state-owned carrier Air India registered a loss of 57.65 billion in the financial year ending March 31, 2017.
Airbus has appointed Bruno Even as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus Helicopters, effective April 1, 2018, Rolls-Royce has announced the following appointments...
Voom, the world’s premier on-demand helicopter booking platform, is now joining Airbus Helicopters as part of the company’s strategy to provide new urban mobility solutions for commuters.
Attempt by the government to sell 51 percent stake in Pawan Hans received a setback when the proposal failed to attract adequate number of bidders. The attempt to sell stake was abortive when one of the two shortlisted bidders pulled out of the race citing lack of interest.
Airbus has launched the Asia-Pacific operations of its “Airbus Aerial” commercial drone services at the Singapore Airshow 2018. The newly established regional base of Airbus Aerial adds to two existing hubs based in Atlanta, US and Munich, Germany.
Addressing the Techfest organised by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha said the government is working on bringing in regulations for the drones sector...
IST Air service operators Air Deccan and Air Odisha have joined hands with Gujarat based cargo operator and investors Gujarat State Export Corporation (GSEC) Ltd and Monarch Group, for catering to routes under UDAN.
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has invited manufacturers, both existing and potential, in the private sector of the Indian aerospace industry, to join hands with the Indian aerospace major to manufacture through transfer...
Mahindra Aerospace has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Canada’s Viking Air to “leverage their unique and complementary resources” to form a strategic alliance to exploit the upcoming business opportunities...
Comac is now working toward making the first delivery of the C919 airliner in 2021, though the state-owned Chinese company also implied the milestone might be delayed. The target represents a one-year slip from an unannounced target of 2020.
As per IATA, India remained the world’s fastest growing domestic aviation market for the third straight year in 2017 as economic and network expansion bolstered the sector.
Rockwell Collins’ ADS-B Out Part 23 approved model list supplemental type certificate (AML-STC) has received approval by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This path includes the latest transponder variant to help aircraft owners meet the rapidly approaching mandate.
Global leader in turboprop aircraft, ATR anticipates huge demand for the company’s aircraft in the Asia-Pacific region. The company foresees demand for around 750 turboprops aircraft in next 20 years in the region.
Boeing has received an amended type certificate (ATC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States (US) for its latest production, the Boeing 737 MAX 9 airliner.
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation, has announced an important increase in production at its first advanced manufacturing facility in Singapore in order to help Pratt & Whitney’s 2018 ramp-up of production.
UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corporation has announced a 15-year contract extension worth $200 million, with Singapore Airlines to provide asset management and repair services...
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc company, has signed a purchase agreement with both Vietnam Helicopter Corporation and its subsidiary, Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH North), for two Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters.
Leonardo is expanding its share of the growing Bangladeshi helicopter market with the announcement, during Singapore Air Show, of the upcoming delivery of five helicopters to Bashundhara Airways, comprising three AW109 Trekkers and two AW119Kx.
Lockheed Martin software has been simultaneously flying, on average, at least six unmanned aircraft during every hour of the last 25 years, completing missions as diverse as reconnaissance, inspection, mapping and targeting.
Tailwind Airlines has signed contracts with AMAC Aerospace for their fleet of Boeing 737-400 aircraft at AMAC’s new facility in Bodrum, Turkey. Tailwind Airlines has signed contracts with AMAC Aerospace...
With domestic air traffic on the rise and India registering a faster growth rate than the US and China when it comes to number of fliers, according to the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament recently...
As per reports in the media, passenger traffic at KIA crossed the 25 million mark reaching 25.04 million by the end of 2017. A total of 43 scheduled airlines now connect KIA with 62 destinations nationally and globally.
Dubai International Airport has held on to its No 1 ranking as the world’s busiest airport for international travel, after passenger traffic reached 88.2 million in 2017. As against this figure, as per data released by the management...
On February 18, 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the foundation plaque at the ground breaking ceremony for Navi Mumbai International airport in Mumbai. “Issue of Navi Mumbai airport has been pending for years.
Wings india 2018 is a major event for the Indian civil aviation industry being held at Begumpet airport at Hyderabad. An International event to showcase civil aviation and aerospace, this Airshow began as India Aviation Airshow and the inaugural event was held in October 2008. Wings India 2018 is the sixth edition of the event.