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First independently developed supersonic aircraft, XB-1 demonstrator prototype will begin flight testing in 2021
In the ensuing chaos, the International Civil Aviation Organisation, a specialised agency of the United Nations, finally stepped in and advised Pakistan to take corrective measures immediately
With the golden week glow, growing passenger confidence, cheaper flight rates, and government support, China’s domestic aviation sector is witnessing a steady growth
DGCA, the statutory body to regulate civil aviation, is facing several challenges including maintaining its credibility as a responsible member of ICAO
Given the relevance of the air transport system for the economy, it is important that industry and policy makers are aware of changes and likely future impacts driven by increased fuel prices
As far as transportation is concerned, the focus is beginning to shift from fossil fuels to Electric Power or alternate fuel using Hydrogen Fuel Cells
The engines offer doubledigit improvements in fuel consumption, up to 75 per cent reduction in noise footprint and up to 50 per cent reduction in nitrogen oxide emissions
The jet engine is the most complex element of an aircraft and one of the most complex human-made products ever developed, housing thousands of individual components and ultimately determining fuel efficiency for aircraft
To help achieve either a Commercial Pilot License or a Private Pilot License, trainees have a range of aircraft to choose from
Induction of the Boeing 777 will significantly enhance the operational capability of Air Headquarters Communication Squadron to unprecedented levels
BCAS and DGCA also get the status under the amendment Bill, 2020. Each of the three to be governed by a Director General, appointed by the Centre
Usha Padhee, an officer of the 1996 batch of the IAS cadre from Odisha, made history as she is the first woman officer to take charge of the office of Director-General of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security...
On September 16 this year, through a video conference, Minister of Civil Aviation, Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated cargo flights by SpiceJet in the North East.
On September 14 this year, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, the Minister of Civil Aviation, Hardeep Singh Puri stated “An estimated 9,488 pilots will be required in India in the next five years.
Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, revenue of Indian carriers fell by 85.7 per cent to Rs 3,651 crore during the first quarter of 2020-21 in comparison to the corresponding period a year ago.
India’s Carriers to refund tickets A day after aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), informed the Supreme Court that passengers who booked tickets during lockdown were eligible for refunds...
AirAsia Group Chief Executive Tony Fernandes reiterated comments made earlier that its domestic and short-haul flights will recover faster, with the low-cost model better poised than its full-service counterparts.
The ‘legal issue’ that briefly put the Jet Airways insolvency process at risk last week, has now been ‘cured,’ clearing the decks for the voting on the two bids.
The Minister of Civil Aviation, Hardeep Singh Puri visited the airports at Darbhanga and Deoghar on September 12 this year to review the ongoing development work, according to an official statement.
The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed shortening the closure time at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport for runway repair due to an increase in flight delays.
Malaysia’s AirAsia Group has established Asia Digital Engineering (ADE), a wholly owned subsidiary “to consolidate engineering personnel across AirAsia’s group airlines”.
The Boeing Company announced that it will consolidate production of 787 jets at its facility in North Charleston in South Carolina starting in mid-2021, according to the company’s best estimate.
Airbus and Boeing are sitting on large fleets of undelivered commercial jets, reflecting the continued slow pace of aircraft delivery amid the aerospace industry’s most-severe downturn.
After a gap of almost three decades, the central government has amended its Open Sky Policy for foreign cargo carriers with a view to ensuring fair and equal opportunity in the air cargo capacity offered by Indian registered operators.
Domestic and international flights resumed with many restrictions which are gradually being done away with. Domestic passenger flights are now operating at their 60 per cent of pre-COVID-19 capacity.
On August 30, 2020, Air Works - India’s largest, independent MRO and well-diversified aviation services provider, announced the appointment of Dr Haseeb A. Drabuas, an Independent Director on the Board of the Company.
In a major milestone for Boom Supersonic, planning a commercial airliner that can fly supersonic, the company unveiled its first demonstrator aircraft X-B1, which is scheduled to begin flight testing next year