A Turkish Airlines cargo jet, from Hong Kong, crashed near Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport on Monday, killing at least 37 people, the Kyrgyz government said. Rescue workers have recovered the body of one pilot and 15 local people whose houses were in the Boeing 747 jet’s crash area, the healthcare ministry said. A number of children […]
In one of the largest deals in the fast-growing Indian aviation sector, SpiceJet will buy up to 205 new aircraft from Boeing with the order valued at Rs 1,50,000 crore.
Airbus’ and Boeing’s fight for supremacy of the skies continue into 2016. The two titans of the aviation industry have been going head-to-head with one another every year for the past two decades.
India’s SpiceJet (SG, Delhi Int’l) has chosen Boeing (BOE, Chicago O’Hare) for its fleet renewal needs airline sources have told Bloomberg news. The Indian LCC had previously indicated it was weighing up the A320neo from Airbus Industrie (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) and the B737 MAX from Boeing for its future growth and expansion needs. Speaking on […]
China and Russia will invest up to USD 20 billion to develop a long-haul wide-bodied jet, reports today and a company statement said, as Beijing seeks to challenge leading Western manufacturers Boeing and Airbus.
IAF chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said the recently signed contract for 36 fighters was better than other such deals and offers that India received.The 7.878 billion Euros (Rs 59,000 crore) deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets was signed on September 23. The new planes will give a big boost to IAF’s defence and strike power.
A Naval Air Enclave (NAE) was inaugurated at CIAL by Admiral Sunil Lanba PVSM, AVSM, ADC, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) on 05 Oct 16. The setting up of a NAE will facilitate the operations of Boeing P8I aircraft from CIAL to enhance surveillance of area around the western coast and the strategically critical Lakshdweep and Minicoy Islands. It would also enable timely assistance to be rendered to the neighbouring countries who share friendly and ancient ties with India. The naval air enclave would be utilized to accommodate and operate aircraft which cannot be operated from INS Garuda due to inadequate runway length available.
The Unites States department of defence awarded Bowing a 81 million dollar contract for the supply…
Defence minister Manohar Parrikar, currently on his second visit to the US in eight months, will be visiting the Boeing’s facility in Philadelphia on August 31 to get an update on the CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopters being manufactured for India.
National carrier Air India is fast expanding its international and will soon connect Ahmedabad with Newark