While making it clear that Indian Armed Forces were capable and prepared to go for a two front war if need arises, Gen Rawat said he prefers co-operation than confrontation. He said while we (India, Pakistan and China) may be competing with each other for space and economic development and prosperity, there are also areas of co-operation which he said should be our focus.
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.
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.
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
The demonetization move has hit private jet operators badly who have witnessed a drop in bookings and flight cancellations.
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.
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
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
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%.
The first-of-its-kind app is a brainchild of Minister of State Jayant Sinha