With an eye on securing orders, Airbus conducts A220 aircraft's demonstration
Airbus' A220, with the largest and quietest cabin in its class, offers a wide-body passenger comfort in a single-aisle aircraft, a press statement by Airbus said. A220 incorporates state-of-the-art technologies, the latest aerodynamic design and new generation engines resulting in fuel savings of 20 per cent, the aircraft manufacturer added.
X-57: NASA's first electric airplane with 14 motors will soon be ready to hit the skies
The all-electric airplane has been under development ...
IIT Roorkee working with ISRO, DRDO for cutting edge space, defence tech
Researchers at the premier institute are working with ISRO and DRDO ...
Boeing says India will need nearly 2,500 new aircraft in two decades
According to the Boeing, factors such as exponential domestic passenger traffic growth, new long-haul opportunities and infrastructure development will lead to the fulfilment of the demand forecast. India's passenger traffic had risen at around 20 per cent in recent years, making it one of the world's fastest-growing aviation markets.
US: Company sold Chinese-made security, surveillance equipment to military
Authorities have charged a U.S. company with illegally selling Chinese-made security and surveillance equipment to the American military and...
Air India pilots' union opposes privatisation; may resort to strike
The nearly 800-member strong Indian Commercial Pilots' Association has decided to work towards bringing all the unions at the airline under a common platform to oppose privatisation of the airline. The government is working on the final contours of disinvestment of loss-making Air India, which has a debt worth over Rs 58,000 crore.
Inside the high-stakes race to build the world’s first flying taxi
Lilium, which has raised more than $100 million from investors, illustrates the high-wire act of the companies trying to live up to the hype. At least 20 companies are in the market, which Morgan Stanley estimates will top $850 billion by 2040.
China wants US to drop tariffs on $360 billion of imports for trade deal
Chinese officials also suggested the US could temporarily waive some tariffs, people familiar with Beijing’s position said. In return, China could remove tariffs on a reciprocal amount of US goods, mostly farm products, one of the people said.
China to commission second aircraft carrier soon: Report
Experts told as the ship first set out on its eighth sea trial, the voyage would likely serve as an examination of the warship's readiness for final delivery, and that they expected the ship to be commissioned into the Chinese navy this year.
IndiGo places Airbus A320neo family order for 300 aircraft
Budget carrier IndiGo announced on Tuesday it has placed a firm order for 300 A320neo family aircraft, comprising A320neos, A321neos and A32...
DGCA asks IndiGo to replace old engines on 97 aircraft by Jan-end
This order for IndiGo is a follow-up of an earlier DGCA order to change engines in 16 airplanes.
After 300 aircraft order, IndiGo becomes IATA member to aid global expansion
“IndiGo is currently an IOSA registered airline and IATA Clearing House member,” said a media statement. Notably, IndiGo was a special invitee at the IATA Annual General Meeting in Seoul this year, which is annual meeting of all IATA members.
IndiGo places firm order for 300 A320neo family aircraft
"This order is an important milestone. India is expected to continue with its strong aviation growth and we are well on our way to serve more customers and deliver on our promise of providing low fares, among others," said IndiGo.
Replace PW engines of 13 A30Neo aircraft within 15 days: DGCA to GoAir
The 13 aircraft have to be fitted with at least one modified Pratt and Whitney (PW) low-pressure turbine engine within the next 15 days, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) official told PTI.
IAF choppers transport wreckage of pvt aircraft that crashed near Kedarnath shrine
The aircraft of UT Air Pvt limited had crashed a few days ago at an altitude of 11,500 ft at the Kedarnath helipad, just short of the holy shrine, they said.
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