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IndiGo pilot mistakes highway for runway

IndiGo pilot mistakes highway for runway

In what could have resulted in a major disaster, an IndiGo plane mistook a road running parallel to the Jaipur airport

Airbus awards Aequs A320neo Titanium parts contract

Airbus awards Aequs A320neo Titanium parts contract

In a further boost to the ‘Make in India’ programme, Airbus has contracted Aequs Aerospace, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aequs Private Limited

Hijackers to get death penalty

Hijackers to get death penalty

India finally has a stringent anti-hijacking law in place that provides for death penalty for accused even if those killed in such an act are ground handling staff and airport personnel

Air India installs self-check-in kiosks at 26 airports in India

Air India installs self-check-in kiosks at 26 airports in India

National carrier, Air India has become the first airline to launch self-check-in kiosks for its domestic fliers that aims to make the customer service

Emirates Group Announces Record Profits

Emirates Group Announces Record Profits

The Emirates Group announced its 28th consecutive year of profit and steady business expansion, ending the year with record profits

AirAsia suspends Kuala Lumpur – Goa route

AirAsia suspends Kuala Lumpur – Goa route

AirAsia Berhad will be suspending its three times weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur to Goa effective from June 7, 2016

Proposed Greater Noida airport-another ghost airport in the making?

Proposed Greater Noida airport-another ghost airport in the making?

Will the proposed international airport in Jewar, Greater Noida be another ghost airport in the making?

India to be the third largest aviation market by 2020

India to be the third largest aviation market by 2020

With 81 million trips, India’s domestic aviation market grew at over 20.3% during Jan-Dec 2015 – the highest growth rate recorded in the world. India is well on its way

DGCA seeks data on fares from airlines

DGCA seeks data on fares from airlines

Following complaints of airlines charging exorbitant fares on domestic routes, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has sought details from each carrier on the number of tickets sold in the highest fare bucket. The regulator has identified 20 key routes including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Patna, Chennai and Srinagar and asked airlines to provide it […]

Boeing awards 777X titanium forging contract to Bharat Forge

Boeing awards 777X titanium forging contract to Bharat Forge

US aviation giant Boeing has awarded a contract to Bharat Forge for titanium forgings for the Boeing 777X. The titanium forgings will be developed and manufactured by Bharat Forge using a closed die forging process. The first two forgings are scheduled to begin shipping to Boeing in late 2016, and will be followed by two […]