Jet AirwaysBSE -1.73 %, India’s second-biggest carrier by market share will increase its daily flights to 650 from just over 600 in the forthcoming summer schedule, starting end of March.
All retired defence personnel and family members of deceased personnel would need to enrol for an Aadhaar by June 30 to be able to claim their pensions from the government. The Ministry of Defence has now issued a notification to this effect.
The Government today ruled out any proposal seeking to convert a part of Air India’s long-term borrowings into equity or privatising the airline.
India will go in for the multi-billion dollar joint development and production of a fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) with Russia only if there is full-scale transfer of technology as well as “benefits” for the indigenous effort to build a futuristic stealth fighter.
Jaipur and Srinagar airports, managed by Airports Authority of India (AAI) have been ranked amongst the best airports in the category of 2 to 5 million passengers per annum across the world.
Another iconic naval platform is now set for retirement after aircraft carrier INS Viraat. The Soviet-origin Tupolev-142M aircraft, which helped the force keep a hawk-eye on enemy warships and submarines in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) for almost 30 years, will be decommissioned later this month.
Robots occupying forward areas with weapons may still be a far-fetched thought, but India doesn’t want to be lagging behind in providing its armed forces up-to-date artificial intelligence (AI) and robots.
President Donald Trump announced from the deck of America’s newest aircraft carrier Thursday that he had spoken with maritime leaders to discuss plans for a “major expansion” of the Navy.
Air India has appointed McKinsey as consultant to advise on firming up its long term strategic business plan. The consulting firm will give AI a detailed cash-flow based on the plan it prepares, which will focus on redrawing of network.
No-frills carrier SpiceJetBSE 1.93 % will fly without subsidies to unserved airports from three of India’s biggest urban centers, helping achieve the federal goal of boosting regional aviation connectivity in a country that relies on crowded railroads and rickety roads to link its cities to the hinterland.