30,000 Parts Were Needed To Make Air India’s Grounded Boeing 787s Airworthy

Air India’s fleet structure is a lot different today than what it was just a couple of years ago. Several of its planes, both widebody and narrowbody, were gathering dust at airports because the company didn’t have enough funds to get the parts needed to fly them again. With the Tatas in the picture, the […]

Qatar Airways, Shell sign deal to supply SAF at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Qatar Airways has signed a deal with Shell to source 3,000 metric tonnes of neat Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at Amsterdam Schiphol airport. It encompasses the existing jet fuel contract with Shell at Amsterdam which will now see Qatar Airways using at least a 5 per cent SAF blend over the contract period for the […]

Thiruvananthapuram International Airport gets advanced e-gate system

In order to develop a technologically advanced ecosystem that will offer a seamless, consistent and paperless service experience, the International Airport here has introduced the advanced e-gate system to facilitate the journey of passengers. After checking in, passengers can enter the Security Holding Area (SHA) by scanning their boarding pass at the e-gates, the Airport […]

Go First crisis will not change Indian aviation’s growth trajectory: Boeing

US aircraft maker Boeing on Friday said the crisis at Go First will not change the trajectory of the Indian civil aviation market in terms of growth and macro trends while legislative clarity on aircraft leasing aspects will provide more comfort to the lessors. India is the third largest as well as one of the […]

Speedcargo, Güdel announce deal for air cargo automation

Robotic system is the first-of-its-kind, end-to-end automatic material handling solution for air freight Speedcargo, a tech start-up that offers AI and robotics solutions for air cargo, in partnership with Güdel, a manufacturer of high-precision machine components and a provider of sophisticated automation solutions, announced the world’s first fully- automated robotic freight handling solution for air […]

IndiGo to operate flights from Jeddah to Delhi, Bengaluru under Operation Kaveri

IndiGo on Friday said it will operate chartered flights from Jeddah to the national capital and Bengaluru to bring back Indians evacuated from Sudan as part of Operation Kaveri. The airline will be operating two flights to bring more than 450 Indian citizens back to their homeland over the weekend, according to a statement.

IATA Shares How Airline Ticket Prices Are Comparing To Inflation & Jet Fuel Costs

You might recall when airline ticket prices soared for most of last year after most of the world reopened, and the pent-up demand for air travel was met with more flights. At that time, the outlook was that the rising prices would subsequently falter as the aviation industry worked towards stabilizing. But if you’ve traveled […]

US aviation watchdog gives highest rating to India on air safety

US aviation watchdog Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has maintained a Category 1 status rating under its International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) programme. A Category 1 status permits airlines of a country to operate and expand their services to destinations in the USand codeshare with US air carriers.

Parliamentary Panel Summons Private Airlines to Discuss Rising Airfares

New Delhi: The Department Related Standing Committee for Transport, Tourism and Culture has on April 5 summoned representatives of various private airlines and the Association of Private Airport Operators (APAO) to discuss the vital issue of rising airfares across the country. The secretariat has sent an invitation to several private airlines and APAO to discuss […]