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Assault choppers to remain with IAF: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Assault choppers to remain with IAF: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

The Indian Air Force will continue to operate assault choppers and will not transfer its assets to the Army that is also raising a fleet of attack helicopters, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has said.

MP seeks night flights to Silchar

MP seeks night flights to Silchar

Silchar MP Sushmita Dev has urged the Union defence ministry to ask the Indian Air Force (IAF) to facilitate the process for allowing flights to land at Silchar airport at night.

Airfares in India among ‘lowest’ globally, says Jayant Sinha

Airfares in India among ‘lowest’ globally, says Jayant Sinha

India has one of the lowest and “most competitive” airfares in the world despite high cost of planes and fuel, Union Minister Jayant Sinha said on Wednesday.

Dr Shantanu Bhowmik Of Amrita University Readies Indigenous Technology For Bullet Proof Jackets and Helmets For Indian Army

Dr Shantanu Bhowmik Of Amrita University Readies Indigenous Technology For Bullet Proof Jackets and Helmets For Indian Army

In line with government’s ‘Make In India’ initiative and the Indian Army’s need for high technology solutions for military modernisation, Dr Shantanu Bhowmik of Amrita University of Coimbatore has readied a fully indigenous technology on high performance composite material that can be used for bullet proof jackets and helmets besides its other wide range applications in defence and aviation sector.

Government clears Ranjan Mathai as independent director of Jet Airways

Government clears Ranjan Mathai as independent director of Jet Airways

Jet Airways Thursday said the ministry of civil aviation has cleared the appointment of Ranjan Mathai, a former Indian Foreign Secretary and Indian High Commissioner to the UK, as an independent director in the airline

Ethiopian Airlines adds Ahmedabad to its cargo services

Ethiopian Airlines adds Ahmedabad to its cargo services

African carrier Ethiopian Airlines today said it has added Ahmedabad in its freighter service network, its fifth cargo gateway to India.

In-flight restrictions: Connecting flights to US via Gulf not a great idea

In-flight restrictions: Connecting flights to US via Gulf not a great idea

Indian passengers headed to the US will be inconvenienced by the new Trump administration order regarding carriage of certain electronic devices on US-bound flights from West Asian (Middle East) and North African countries even though India does not feature on the restriction list.

Jet Airways, Air India to gain from US ban on flight gadgets

Jet Airways, Air India to gain from US ban on flight gadgets

Jet Airways and Air India will benefit from the ban imposed by the US government on large electronic devices from cabin luggage on passenger flights from eight Muslim-majority countries

“Transparency, fair trade will boost aviation”

“Transparency, fair trade will boost aviation”

The global aviation market is booming. A strong growth in passenger traffic in 2016, especially in India, has prompted both domestic and foreign airlines to focus more on the Indian aviation sector.

Malaysia’s AirAsia: resuming domestic expansion and eyeing MASwings routes

Malaysia’s AirAsia: resuming domestic expansion and eyeing MASwings routes

AirAsia is resuming domestic expansion in the Malaysian market with a focus on connecting more dots within its network of 15 domestic destinations.