With the Indian aviation sector going through difficult times, Tony Tyler, the Director General and CEO of International Air Transport Association (IATA) today made a fervent appeal to the Indian government to rework its aviation policies as to keep the industry afloat.
On the opening day of India Aviation 2012, Dassault Aviation presented the latest large-cabin, long- range business jet from its stables - the Falcon 7X. The short 45-minute flight was a joyful and pleasing experience onboard the luxurious...
The flagship of the Hawker line, the composite fuselage Hawker 4000 sets the standard in India for quality, performance and value in the super-midsize business jet class.
Air France Industries-KLM Engineering and Maintenance which has taken a stake in Max MRO Services based out of Mumbai is building aircraft components business in India. It has plans of setting up a new facility in India soon for nose-to-tail components solutions.
Prabhatam Aviation is looking at enhancing the tourism sector in India and is thus expanding its existing fleet of advanced helicopters from Eurocopter family comprising three single/twin engine choppers, with one single engine helicopter to start operations by the end of this month.
On the opening day of India Aviation 2012, United Aircraft Corporation of Russia showcased, the Sukhoi Superjet 100, the latest airliner to enter the Regional Jet market. The exercise involved a 45-minute ride for a group of media personnel.
The CFM56-7BE-powered Boeing Next-Generation 737 has maintained a highly successful entry into commercial service. Since the first airplane was delivered to China Southern Airlines in July 2011 approximately 250 aircraft have been delivered to more than 50 operators worldwide.
India Fly Safe Aviation Ltd (IFSAL) signed a purchase agreement for a Bell 429 during a ceremony at Bell Helicopter’s exhibit during India Aviation in Hyderabad.
In the backdrop of India Aviation 2012, Interglobe Established Private Limited signed two memorandum of understandings (MoU) for sale of LET410 aircraft in India. The first agreement was signed with Asia Aviation for three LET 410 aircraft which was followed by another for one Let 410 with Turbo Aviation Private Limited.
Embraer has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Air Works India Engineering Pvt Ltd to create a spares repository for all of its executive jets in India. The ceremony took place at the 3rd International Exhibition and Conference on Civil Aviation in Hyderabad.
Embraer has made improvements to its Legacy 600/650 jets that refines the interior, features a state-of-the-art cabin management system and offers increased efficiency and safety for aircraft operations, significantly raising the bar for its class. The new versions, with a host of new options, are now available for standard aircraft produced in 2012.
We’ve made a long-term commitment to all our Falcon operators for continuously improving our services. The current crisis has not changed our action plan in this regards, either. We are increasing our own maintenance capacities and extended our authorised service centers network.
Raytheon’s next generation air traffic management system, AutoTrac III (AT3), is now operational at three Indian airports run by Airports Authority of India - Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai - covering three of the four Indian Flight Information Regions (FIRs).
Captain G.R.Gopinath ushered in ‘Simplifly’ with the launch of low-cost airline Air Deccan (sold later to Kingfisher Airlines). Now, he has pioneered another venture in the aviation business in India. He introduced the concept of ‘timeshare’ with the launch of Powerfly Vacations in 2011 and one year in its operations, it is making substantial headway.
Presently almost 100 per cent of helicopter usage is for passenger transport when it has enormous potential for other operations such as Emergency Medical Services (EMS); moving goods in inaccessible areas etc and Indocopters is eyeing that market...
PowerJet has developed a specific SaM146 support organisation called PowerLife ensuring fast and reliable access to information and assistance under any circumstances.
Wide and comfortable seats, extra leg room and more space for cabin baggage are usually a luxury only business class travellers can afford. Now, the economy class traveller can indulge in the same extravagance should airlines begin incorporating the MC-21, designed and built by Russian plane-maker Irkut Corp, into their fleet.
Airbus once again reiterated that India is a key market for the company and stated that the Airbus market share of new aircraft orders in India is over 70 per cent. Addressing a press conference on the second day of India Aviation, Airbus officials stated that keeping this in view, the company is strengthening its six pillars...
Elite Simulation Solutions, one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of advanced PC driven flight simulators for single/multi engine aircraft and helicopter is showcasing its products at India Aviation.