Spicejet launches new flights from Bangalore, Chennai, Mangalore, Kozhikode & Hyderabad

Spicejet launches new flights from Bangalore, Chennai, Mangalore, Kozhikode & Hyderabad

2018-05-23T12:56:12+00:00 On

SpiceJet has introduced ten new flights between South Indian cities of Mangalore, Kozhikode, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Rajahmundry. Three new flights have been introduced from Chennai — to Kozhikode, Hyderabad and Mangalore, while Hyderabad will see two new flights — to Chennai…

SpiceJet defies rising fuel prices to post an increase in Q4 profit

SpiceJet defies rising fuel prices to post an increase in Q4 profit

2018-05-11T13:46:08+00:00 On

Low-cost airline SpiceJet reported a resilient set of numbers for the Jan-Mar quarter despite increasing fuel prices, posting its 13th quarterly profit in a row. Despite worries over rising crude prices, the company managed a slight increase in its net profit to…

Mahindra chosen as Indian partner for Japan’s ShinMaywa US-2 aircraft

Mahindra chosen as Indian partner for Japan’s ShinMaywa US-2 aircraft

2018-04-11T11:52:35+00:00 On

Mahindra Defence, part of the Mahindra Group, has been selected as the local partner for Japanese aircraft maker ShinMaywa’s manufacturing and related operations for its US-2 seaplane in India. The amphibious aircraft can be used for both civilian and military purposes and…

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…