The Paris Air Show 2015 special issue brings to a complete dose of Indian civil and defence aviation industry and most importantly, initiatives taken by the new government. In Defence, look out for the Rafale Deal signed recently between India and France for 36 ‘fly-away’ fighter jets, which has brought a sigh of relief for Indian Air Force; and read what impact the deal has left on Russian Fifth Generation fighters. While, in civil aviation, we will update you with modernization of airports and the PPP model in it. And a complete report on the fate of Indian carriers with the foray of new players, will definitely interest you. In addition, icing on the cake is photo feature on Aero India Aero Show took place in Bangalore in February 2015.
With merely a third of the 456 airports operational in India, the government is taking steps such as scrapping the airport charges to increase the regional air connectivity. Tucked away at a corner in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, Tiruchirapalli International Airport (or Trichy), standing in the fraction of area of the airports in … Continue reading Modernisation of Airports →
While negotiations with Dassault for the purchase of Rafales dragged on, India launched discussions on an ambitious project of developing an advanced combat aircraft in collaboration with Russia. While Rafale deal has reached a conclusion, at least for now, the negotiations on the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) are far from over. During the Aero … Continue reading Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft →
Conquering the Sky Strategically IndiGo airlines that entered the aviation market in 2006, formed a niche through its low cost strategy and now gives tough competition to heavyweights such as Air India and Jet Airways. Unperturbed by new forays like AirAsia, Aditya Ghosh, shares IndiGo’s strategy amidst intense competition. IndiGo has managed to scale … Continue reading Aditya Ghosh →
While gulf carriers such as Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad had carved a niche in India’s aviation, the liberalisation in the FDI by the government made them more aggressive. The three big boys of aviation in the Gulf and Middle East – Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad have set the stage for competition on all … Continue reading Gulf Carriers →