aviation

A K Dutta

A K Dutta

May 15, 2018

Airports Authority of India’s (AAI) A K Dutta talks about the various initiatives taken by the organisation regarding Air Navigation Services (ANS) in India’s booming aviation sector.

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ATFM

ATFM

May 15, 2018

At any given time, only one aircraft can land or depart from a runway, and every aircraft must be separated with another aircraft or object by a certain distance or time to avoid collisions. Due to these factors every airport or airspace sector has a finite capacity; it can safel...

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Journey of Unstoppable Air Cargo Growth

Journey of Unstoppable Air Cargo Growth

May 15, 2018

With the advent of AAICLAS the investments in cargo handling facilities in addition to supplementary investments have ultimately led to an exponential business growth.

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Reaching New Heights with Aerodrome Safety

Reaching New Heights with Aerodrome Safety

May 15, 2018

Having crossed the initial hurdles with the first version of NOCAS, the second round will aim at being more robust, flexible and user-friendly with a better implementation of the colour-coded zonal maps for height clearance, among other improvements.

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India and US set to collaborate on aviation

India and US set to collaborate on aviation

May 12, 2018

Moving in on USA’s aircraft manufacturing potential, Aviation minister Suresh Prabhu has sought cooperation from the one of the largest aircraft manufacturing markets while AAI signed a billion dollar contract.

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Indian airlines welcome Telecom Commission’s nod for in-flight WiFi, voice services

Indian airlines welcome Telecom Commission’s nod for in-flight WiFi, voice services

May 5, 2018

The Department of Telecommunications, Government of India has approved of a majority of TRAI’s recommendations on ‘In-Flight Connectivity’, with major Indian airlines welcoming the move.

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AirAsia India expands its flight operations in India

AirAsia India expands its flight operations in India

April 11, 2018

Budget carrier AirAsia is on an expansion spree and has rolled out plans to connect tier-II and III cities in addition to initiating overseas operations.

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Chandigarh Airport to become CAT-III-B-complaint to counter fog

Chandigarh Airport to become CAT-III-B-complaint to counter fog

March 5, 2018

The Chandigarh International Airport at Mohali, Chandigarh is set to be CAT III-B compliant for countering fog. The upgradation will allow aircraft to land under 50-metre visibility.

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India is the third largest domestic aviation market in the world

India is the third largest domestic aviation market in the world

February 8, 2018

The recently tabled Economy Survey 2017-18 highlighted the mammoth growth of the country’s domestic aviation sector, dubbed the fastest growing domestic aviation market in the world in terms of number of domestic tickets sold.

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UDAN adds 325 new routes under its wing

UDAN adds 325 new routes under its wing

January 31, 2018

In the second round of bidding for UDAN under the government’s Regional Connectivity Scheme, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) announced that IndiGo and Jet Airways are the top bidders who were awarded 325 routes.

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Now stay connected in the aeroplane mode

Now stay connected in the aeroplane mode

January 21, 2018

Flyers on Indian airspace will soon be able to access internet on the go with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India planning to allow in-flight connectivity over the Indian air territory.

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AAI plans national strategy for airports development

AAI plans national strategy for airports development

January 17, 2018

While the Indian civil aviation business soars high, AAI (Airports Authority of India) looks for more ways to increase revenues from various sources as the need for infrastructure deepens.

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