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From turboprop to eVTOL, the five decades of Embraer’s journey have been nothing short of a fascinating transformation
Maintaining, repairing and overhauling aircraft is labour intensive and time consuming, two elements that aren’t compatible with the low-cost, low-fare airline philosophy
The time has come for airport infrastructure in the city side, at the terminal building and on the air side to be upgraded to meet the challenges of the future
The need to preserve the environment and follow regulations while boosting the performance of aircraft engines is a key area
Of all the sectors of the global economy, the aviation industry probably needs to work the hardest to achieve steep cuts in emissions
There is a long overdue requirement to rationalise and simplify the tax regime to promote the growth of the industry, encourage leasing activity and allow seamless transfer of assets within the country.
The Paris Air Show, a biennial international event, has grown to be a hub for major developments in the global aerospace market
Given the fragile state of the economy, the loss of revenue for Pakistan which was significantly high, ought to have been a matter of serious concern for the Government
Indian legacy carrier Vistara expects to end 2019 with 41 aircraft, up from 30 at present, as it pursues an international expansion plan, Chief Executive Leslie Thng said on August 7 this year.
IndiGo ended the quarter with 217 aircraft effectively becoming the largest Indian airline by fleet. The mix was 71 A320neo, one A321neo, 130 A320ceo and 14 ATRs.
Bilateral flying rights with five countries that were allocated to Jet Airways, have now been temporarily given to Air India till the end of the summer schedule of this year, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said.
Air France has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for 60 A220-300 aircraft. The deal also includes an additional 30 options and 30 acquisition rights which could potentially see an order of 120 aircraft.
The Indian market for low-cost carriers (LCCs) is expected to double by financial year 2023, riding on rising incomes, tourism and a shift to air travel from rail travel.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), the parent company of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire Bombardier’s Canadair Regional Jet programme.
As per an assessment by Embraer, over the next 20 years, there will be a steady market demand for 10,550 new aircraft with up to 150 seats worldwide, worth $600 billion.
On June 17, 2019, Boeing unveiled its Commercial Market Outlook (CMO) for this year, a longer-term forecast that delves deeper into the market for commercial airplanes and services.
Eight additional routes under the regional connectivity scheme UDAN have become functional on July 19 and 20, 2019, taking the total number of operational routes to 194, the MoCA said in a statement.
SpiceJet launched the first international flight from Guwahati to Dhaka under the UDAN scheme on July 1, 2019. This is the first flight under the IACS scheme, also referred to as International UDAN.
The CFM56 engine family has become the first ever to cross one billion engine flight hours. CFM International, a JV between Safran and GE, operationalised the first CFM56 engine in 1974.
For the expansion of infrastructure at the Kempegowda International Airport with a Terminal-2 and associated projects, its operator Bangalore International Airport Limited has raised 10,206 crore from a consortium of banks...
The operations and management of airports at Mangaluru, Lucknow and Ahmedabad will soon be taken over by the Adani Group.
On August 6, 2019, Jairam Thakur, the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, accompanied by a team of senior state officials, met with the Chairman of the Finance Commission, N.K. Singh and sought a 2,000 crore special purpose...
For the aviation stakeholders, the budget was heavy on prose and lacking in numbers. A government that came in with a decisive mandate, was expected to deliver on bold reforms.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has won a contract from Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to digitise its daily operations.
David Brigante, 59, has been nominated SVP Programmes and Customer Services of ATR, starting August 01, 2019. He will be reporting to the CEO, Stefano Bortoli.
In August this year, the Brazilian aerospace major founded in 1969, completed 50 years of its glorious history and celebrated the occasion at the Paris Air Show 2019. The company that started as an aircraft manufacturer to cater to the civil as well as military aviation needs of Brazil, is the third largest aircraft manufacturer in the world today.