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Experts say right mix of narrow and wide body will change cost economics for airline. In a major expansion bid, Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines’ joint venture, Vistara, has placed an order for 50 Airbus A320neos and A321neos, and six Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. This is the first major order by the airline since starting operations […]

State-owned fuel marketers are pushing back against a regulatory suggestion to allow Reliance Industries Ltd.(RIL) to use their pipelines to sell jet fuel at Mumbai airport. Currently, 3 public sector oil marketing companies — Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd (BPCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd (HPCL) and Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.—fuel all aircraft at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji […]

Airline is pinning its hopes on the country’s hyper-competitive domestic aviation market to see off global rivals Etihad and Emirates. When Qatar Airways announced a few months ago that it was not interested in buying the beleaguered Air India, which the government tried and failed to privatise, many read it as a sign of the […]

About 1,441 hectares have been identified in the first phase of the project. Uttar Pradesh government will spend Rs 40 billion on land acquisition for the Noida international greenfield airport project near Jewar, officials said. State Civil Aviation Department will spend Rs 1,500 while the Noida Development Authority will extend a matching amount.Greater Noida Authority […]

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its nod to a proposal for expansion and upgradation of integrated terminals at three airports of Chennai, Guwahati and Lucknow. New terminals will entail a total investment of Rs 5,082 crore and is part of plans to improve airport infrastructure in […]

Tata Boeing Aerospace (TBAL) is expected to begin commercial supply of the fuselage for the AH-64 Apache combat helicopters from its newly-opened facility in Hyderabad by June 2018. Joint venture is functional and will go through its first fuselage production soon. The first fuselage will be delivered by June 2018. TBAL is a joint venture […]

USA software-industrial conglomerate Honeywell is working on finalising a couple of collaborations with Indian companies for the local production of defence technologies. Company, which has been working with defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.(HAL) for more than four decades, is looking at new partnerships on the lines of its tie-up with Tata Power’s Strategic Engineering Division […]

Boeing India has inked an agreement with Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL), and Mahindra Defence Systems (MDS) at the Defence Expo 2018 to manufacture Super Hornet fighter aircraft in India. Companies will manufacture F/A-18 Super Hornet for India’s armed forces. Super Hornet Make in India proposal is to build an entirely new and state-of-the-art production facility that […]

In order to ensure smooth air travelling, AAI has set aside an amount worth Rs.1,500 crore for the expansion of the Coimbatore International Airport and has called upon the state administration to make available land as quickly as possible for the proposed project, Director of the airport R Mahalingam said, claiming that the nodal agency […]

Godrej Aerospace, a unit of Godrej & Boyce, has bagged Rs 200 crore from Rolls-Royce spread over the next five years. As part of the contract, Godrej will manufacture unison rings, complex fabrication and external brackets which will supply as many as 600 different parts to various Rolls-Royce civil aerospace engine portfolio. Apart from this, […]