Paris Air Show, the world’s largest, oldest, and longest running air show is once again set to bring
together players from the global aviation around the latest technological innovations in the world. This
aviation extravaganza staging its 53rd edition brings huge potential for the Indian aviation market as well.
While the Indian aviation industry is all geared up with major transformations in Artificial Intelligence
and Machine Learning, and poises to be become the third largest aviation market by 2023, a severe lack
of Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) facilities, adequately skilled manpower and a heavily
unbalanced industrial complex pose serious challenge. In this issue of Biz@India we bring you an insight
into the aviation and defence sectors, highlighting their recent developments, and also looking at the
challenges that they face.
India may have been the fastest growing aviation market in the world for years, but the country continues to suffer from a severe Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO), a crucial aspect of aviation. Except over the last few months, before the grounding of Jet Airways, the country’s second-largest carrier, Indian aviation industry had been soaring. … Continue reading Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul (MRO) →
Defence secretary (Production) Ajay Kumar, speaks to Biz@India about the initiatives of the government to promote the defence industry and why there is a need to focus more on technology development and innovation. What are the major initiatives taken by the Indian government to promote defence production ecosystem in India? Four-dimensional initiatives have been taken … Continue reading Ajay Kumar, Defence secretary (production) →
On the back of rapid growth in leisure and business traffic, the global aviation industry has been growing consistently. However, it has paid little more than lip service to environmental protection. Time to change that with rigorous emission curbs. On December 7, 1972, almost five hours after yet another interstellar mission, this time the Apollo … Continue reading High On Fossil, →