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Akasa Air adds Delhi as sixth destination, fifth aircraft joins fleet

Akasa Air adds Delhi as sixth destination, fifth aircraft joins fleet

🕔18:04, 16.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Akasa Air, India’s newest airline, announced Delhi as the sixth destination on its network, adding to its existing network of Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Chennai, and Mumbai. The newly-commencing flights on the Delhi-Bengaluru and Delhi-Ahmedabad routes will

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PM Modi to commission 1st indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant on Sep 2

PM Modi to commission 1st indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant on Sep 2

🕔13:43, 30.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will commission India’s first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant at Cochin Shipyard Limited in Kochi on September 2. Prime Minister Modi will visit Karnataka and Kerala on September 1 and 2. On

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DGCA suspends Pilot’s license in SpiceJet Turbulence case

DGCA suspends Pilot’s license in SpiceJet Turbulence case

🕔13:54, 20.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) suspended the licence of the pilot-in-command (PIC) of a SpiceJet flight for six months after he ignored the co-pilot’s suggestion onboard a Boeing B737 aircraft. The development is

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Akasa Air’s financial muscle: Can induct 72 aircraft over next 5 yrs

Akasa Air’s financial muscle: Can induct 72 aircraft over next 5 yrs

🕔19:07, 17.Aug 2022

Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) India’s new private airline Akasa Air founded by late broker-investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala on Wednesday said that it has financial means to induct 72 aircraft over the next five years. The company added that it has received its

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Air India to induct wide-body aircraft into its fleet

Air India to induct wide-body aircraft into its fleet

🕔13:35, 8.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) With a view to expand its network, Air India has planned to induct wide-body aircraft into its fleet. Total 10 grounded aircrafts will be brought back into service by early 2023. A wide-body aircraft is generally

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Nearly 350 aircraft inspected in last few months, says Aviation Ministry

Nearly 350 aircraft inspected in last few months, says Aviation Ministry

🕔18:28, 1.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Aviation regulator DGCA conducted two special drives of spot checks in the last few months to ensure safety of flight operations, the Centre informed the Rajya Sabha on Monday. A special drive of spot checks was

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Load factor of SpiceJet on July 30, 31 was 81% and 82.4% respectively

Load factor of SpiceJet on July 30, 31 was 81% and 82.4% respectively

🕔11:24, 1.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Aircraft occupancy or passenger load factor (PLF) of SpiceJet on July 30 and 31 was 81% and 82.4% respectively. The airline on Monday said that all its flights have departed on time, as per schedule and

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Akasa Air takes delivery of first of its 72 aircraft from Boeing

Akasa Air takes delivery of first of its 72 aircraft from Boeing

🕔15:17, 16.Jun 2022

India’s newest airline Akasa Air took delivery of its much anticipated first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in Seattle, the airline said in a statement on Thursday. New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India’s newest airline Akasa Air took delivery of its much

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India intends to add 100-120 aircraft every year: Scindia

India intends to add 100-120 aircraft every year: Scindia

🕔17:34, 25.Mar 2022

India, the fastest growing civil aviation market in the world, intends to add 100-120 aircraft every year to meet the growing demand, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Friday. Hyderabad, March 25 (IANS) India, the fastest growing civil aviation market

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In touch with Tatas for providing new aircraft for Air India: Airbus India

In touch with Tatas for providing new aircraft for Air India: Airbus India

🕔15:00, 21.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Global aerospace major Airbus India on Monday said that it is in touch with Tata Group for providing its new aircraft A350 for Air India. Speaking at a company event here to showcase the new generation

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Air India comes with over 140 aircraft but no real estate assets for Tata Sons

Air India comes with over 140 aircraft but no real estate assets for Tata Sons

🕔07:00, 28.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Tata Sons subsidiary Talace, which took over the managerial control of Air India on Thursday, will get more than 140 aircraft and eight logos, among other assets such as human resources. However, the transaction does not

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HAL carried out successful trials of commercial aircraft: Centre

HAL carried out successful trials of commercial aircraft: Centre

🕔07:36, 7.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) had carried out a successful ground run and low speed taxi trials of a commercial aircraft, the Parliament was told on Monday. The HAL has carried out trials of prototype Hindustan-228 aircraft,

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SpiceJet-Boeing enter into agreement on 737 Max grounding claims

SpiceJet-Boeing enter into agreement on 737 Max grounding claims

🕔07:11, 18.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet has entered into a settlement agreement with global aerospace major Boeing over the grounding of 737 MAX aircraft and its return to service. According to the airlines, under the agreement Boeing has

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Akasa Air orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft for nearly $9 bn

Akasa Air orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft for nearly $9 bn

🕔07:23, 17.Nov 2021

Dubai, Nov 17 (IANS) Stock market maverick Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed SNV Aviation, whose upcoming airline venture — Akasa Air — on Tuesday placed an order for 72 Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft at the Dubai aeroshow which is being held here. The airline,

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MoD signs contract with Airbus Defence & Space, Spain for acquisition of 56 C-295MW transport aircraft for IAF

MoD signs contract with Airbus Defence & Space, Spain for acquisition of 56 C-295MW transport aircraft for IAF

🕔22:02, 24.Sep 2021

Key Highlights: Big step towards modernisation of IAF transport fleet 5-10 tonne capacity aircraft equipped with contemporary technology Airbus to also directly purchase eligible products & services from Indian Offset Partners Unique opportunity for domestic private sector to enter into

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Defence Ministry, Airbus sign Rs 22,000 Cr contract for 56 C-295 transport aircraft

Defence Ministry, Airbus sign Rs 22,000 Cr contract for 56 C-295 transport aircraft

🕔18:29, 24.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian Defence Ministry signed contract worth around Rs 22,000 crore with Airbus Defence and Space, Spain on Friday for procurement of 56 C-295MW transport aircraft for the Air Force. Of these 16 aircraft are to be

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India Sourced: Boeing maintains ‘billion-dollar’ sourcing from India

India Sourced: Boeing maintains ‘billion-dollar’ sourcing from India

🕔17:05, 11.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 11  Global aerospace giant Boeing has maintained the momentum of sourcing from India by going in for deep localisation as well as growing supplier base which caters to its international supply chains. Accordingly, despite challenges posed by

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BOC Aviation, IndiGo ink aircraft purchase-and-leaseback pacts

BOC Aviation, IndiGo ink aircraft purchase-and-leaseback pacts

🕔18:06, 1.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 1  Global aircraft leasing company BOC Aviation on Monday said it has signed a purchase-and-leaseback agreements with InterGlobe Aviation for eight new Airbus A320NEO aircraft. Accordingly, these aircraft will be powered by ‘CFM Leap’ engines and are

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Tata-Boeing to make aero-structures for 737 aircraft

Tata-Boeing to make aero-structures for 737 aircraft

🕔16:01, 5.Feb 2021

Bengaluru, Feb 5  Tata Boeing Aerospace Ltd. would make vertical fin structures for the global aerospace major’s 737 family of aircraft, an official of the joint venture (JV) said on Friday. “A new production line has been set up at

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Many countries interested in indigenous fighter Tejas: Rajnath

Many countries interested in indigenous fighter Tejas: Rajnath

🕔17:28, 2.Feb 2021

Bengaluru, Feb 2  Many countries have shown interest in India’s indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday while inaugurating the third production line for the fighter jet in Bengaluru. The LCA unit was inaugurated a

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