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India Signs  Open Skies Agreement With Six Countries

India Signs Open Skies Agreement With Six Countries

India has signed an Open Skies Agreement with six countries at the International Civil Aviation Negotiations (ICAN), 2016 which were held in Nassau from December 5-9.

Lucknow, Jaipur airports upgraded to CAT IIIB

Lucknow, Jaipur airports upgraded to CAT IIIB

In a big boost ahead of the fog season when flight disruptions peak, the Jaipur and Lucknow airports have been upgraded to CAT IIIB, which enables aircraft to land when the visibility is down to 50 metres. Delhi is only other airport in the country that is CAT III B compliant.

Air Fares show sharp dip in November

Air Fares show sharp dip in November

The average fares on some of the busiest domestic air routes fell sharply in November as compared to the same period last year thanks to low fuel prices and airlines adding planes to their fleet

Demonetisation Hits Private Jet Operators

Demonetisation Hits Private Jet Operators

The demonetization move has hit private jet operators badly who have witnessed a drop in bookings and flight cancellations.

AXISCADES, QuEST win engineering services contract from Airbus

AXISCADES, QuEST win engineering services contract from Airbus

European aircraft maker Airbus has signed a strategic agreement with QuEST Global and AXISCADES to provide a range of critical engineering services for all Airbus aircraft programmes as tier-1 suppliers.

Regulator warns private jet operators against violation of rules

Regulator warns private jet operators against violation of rules

Following recent incidents where private planes have been used to ferry large amounts of demonetised currency, the aviation regulator has asked non-scheduled operators to take prior permission before operating flights from uncontrolled airfields

Embraer to tap India’s regional connectivity space

Embraer to tap India’s regional connectivity space

Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer is betting big on India’s Regional air connectivity scheme. Aiming at huge growth potential in regional air connectivity space in India, Embraer has chalked out plans to introduce its Embraer E-Jetssoon.Under the regional connectivity scheme UDAN, government will provide subsidy to airlines operating to smaller cities

SpiceJet reports seventh consecutive profitable quarter

SpiceJet reports seventh consecutive profitable quarter

Ajay Singh-led SpiceJet reported a net profit of Rs 58.9 crore for the July- September quarter as against Rs 29 crore for the same quarter last year, an increase of 103%.

Government launches AirSewa to address passenger grievances

Government launches AirSewa to address passenger grievances

The first-of-its-kind app is a brainchild of Minister of State Jayant Sinha

India is Changi’s 7th largest country market

India is Changi’s 7th largest country market

India has become Changi Airport’s seventh largest country market, accounting for 6.1% of the airport’s total passenger traffic.For the first ten months of this year, passenger traffic to and from the India market rose 5% year-on-year to reach 2.94 million movements. For the month of October, India had the strongest year-on-year growth (+12.4%) among Changi’