Indigo, Go Air can use grounded planes after changing engines: Jayant Sinha

Indigo, Go Air can use grounded planes after changing engines: Jayant Sinha

2018-03-13T13:05:43+00:00 On

Aviation minister Jayant Sinha said India’s largest airline Indigo and competitor Go Air can use their grounded planes if they are able to secure ‘alternative engines’ to be used in place of the faulty ones. “We do not consider these engines safe,”…

SpiceJet adds new flights between Chennai, Bangalore and other cities

SpiceJet adds new flights between Chennai, Bangalore and other cities

2018-01-29T17:39:39+00:00 On

SpiceJet announced 20 new non-stop flights on domestic routes starting from February 11, including 18 in South India. SpiceJet will use Bombardier Q400 aircraft on the new routes, except for the Chennai – Guwahati, which will see a Boeing 737. Out of…

L&T Technology Services wins Rs 320 cr deal from avionics maker

L&T Technology Services wins Rs 320 cr deal from avionics maker

2018-01-18T10:34:31+00:00 On

Engineering services provider L&T Technology Services said it won a $50 million (Rs 320 cr) contract to provide engineering and R&D services to “leading aerospace electronic systems manufacturer” for five years. The company, a listed subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro, did not…

Nine years on, Delhi Airport runway still waiting for Shiv statue to move

Nine years on, Delhi Airport runway still waiting for Shiv statue to move

2018-01-08T18:36:16+00:00 On

Authorities at Delhi International Airport have been waiting for nearly nine years for a religious trust to lower the height of a statue to make full use of one of Asia’s longest runways. It was in 1989 that the Airport Authority had…

Jet Airways strengthens US, Europe schedule with new Air France-KLM deal

Jet Airways strengthens US, Europe schedule with new Air France-KLM deal

2017-11-29T12:02:35+00:00 On

Jet Airtways said it has signed a new agreement with Europe-based Air France-KLM that will increase the coverage and capacity of its existing agreement with the airline. The airlines will be able to extend their coverage and capacity between Paris, Amsterdam and…

InterGlobe Aviation to raise Rs 2,530 cr by selling shares to institutions

InterGlobe Aviation to raise Rs 2,530 cr by selling shares to institutions

2017-09-21T15:51:30+00:00 On

InterGlobe Aviation, the company that operates the country’s largest airline Indigo said the company would raise Rs 2,530 cr by issuing fresh shares. At the same time, existing shareholders of the company would raise Rs 1,265 cr by selling some of their…

Adani, Saab tie-up; to pitch Gripen jets to India

Adani, Saab tie-up; to pitch Gripen jets to India

2017-09-01T18:17:47+00:00 On

Defence and security company Saab, maker of Gripen jets, has tied up with India’s Adani Group for aerospace and defence production in India. “The intended collaboration would encompass design, development and production of Gripen for India and other high-tech products of national…

Jet Airways cancels several flights from Mumbai due to rains

Jet Airways cancels several flights from Mumbai due to rains

2017-08-30T13:16:30+00:00 On

Jet Airways said it is cancelling several of its flights from and to Mumbai to cope with the situation created by incessant and heavy rains in the city. The flights include those to Vodadara, Delhi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh and others. “Inclement weather…

Ramco Systems wins key deal from Saudi aircraft maintenance company

Ramco Systems wins key deal from Saudi aircraft maintenance company

2017-08-29T11:46:07+00:00 On

Cloud-based services provider Ramco Systems has won a key, five-year contract from Saudi Rotorcraft Support Company, which provides maintenance services for the country’s combined fleet of more than 360 military and commercial helicopters. “With two of the top 5 aircraft manufacturers already…

Now you can also fly to Pondicherry, thanks to SpiceJet

Now you can also fly to Pondicherry, thanks to SpiceJet

2017-08-16T17:11:43+00:00 On

SpiceJet has become the first airline to conduct flight services to Pondicherry, the former French colony that is a prominent tourist attraction in South India. The flights will be from Hyderabad. With this new flight, Puducherry will be connected with Delhi, Mumbai,…

Kannur Airport: 95% of airside, 90% of cityside work completed

Kannur Airport: 95% of airside, 90% of cityside work completed

2017-08-11T09:05:22+00:00 On

Kerala’s fourth international airport at Kannur is very close to completion, with 95% of the airside works and 90% of cityside work completed, the government said today. Airside refers to the runway, bays, traffic control tower and so on, while city-side works…