Aviation

Boeing 737 Max: Challenging times ahead

Boeing 737 Max: Challenging times ahead

April 22, 2019

Last month’s crash of Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing 737 Max aircraft brings the focus back on the safety of technologies in today’s fly-by-wire aircraft.

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Turbulent times for Indian aviation

Turbulent times for Indian aviation

April 6, 2019

The Indian aviation sector seems to be on a turbulent ride with airlines such as Jet Airways, Air India, IndiGo, and SpiceJet’s, struggle in dealing with financial and operational performances.

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Safety measures for flying Boeing 737 Max

Safety measures for flying Boeing 737 Max

March 12, 2019

After a fatal plane crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people recently, India's civil aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has introduced additional safety measures for Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes.

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Amadeus drags Air India to court

Amadeus drags Air India to court

March 7, 2019

Air India`s decision to shift exclusively to a single global distribution system (GDS) platform has faced criticism from travel agents who have protested against the decision and said that this move is going to be a setback to its recovery.

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India records fastest full-year domestic aviation market growth: IATA

India records fastest full-year domestic aviation ...

February 8, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by a healthy 6.5 pc compared to full-year 2017. India showed significant double-digit growth in the domestic avia...

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Airbus India reaps Indian talent for global projects

Airbus India reaps Indian talent for global projec...

January 29, 2019

Europe's aerospace giant Airbus' India chapter- Airbus India- is looking at Indian talents to work on its projects, and not just in India but also back home.

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DIAL to levy charges for baggage X-ray February onwards

DIAL to levy charges for baggage X-ray February on...

January 24, 2019

The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (AERA) has allowed DIAL to charge the baggage scanning fee after the airport operator remitted almost INR 1.2 billion to the government.

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Emirates direct flights from Dubai to Edinburgh

Emirates direct flights from Dubai to Edinburgh

October 10, 2018

The new route for Emirates comes on the same day as Etihad's closure of its Abu Dhabi to Edinburgh route, which was announced in April 2018. In a statement, Etihad Airways said that the closure was, 'part of an ongoing review of network performance.'

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Biometric self-boarding systems to chip in at Bengaluru airport

Biometric self-boarding systems to chip in at Beng...

October 9, 2018

Indian flyers will soon find shorter queues and have a seamless journey without obstacles or hassles from stepping into the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) up to the boarding point.

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India ranks low in air safety audit

India ranks low in air safety audit

September 26, 2018

As per an aviation safety audit, India ranks below its neighbouring nations of Myanmar, Bangladesh, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and North Korea.

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