India Aviation 2016


ISSUE FEATURES

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    LEAD STORY
    Flying Start to India Aviation

    The government is planning to invest over $120 billion for development of airport infrastructure and aviation navigation services over the next decade to propel the growth of the civil aviation sector in the country, the President Pranab Mukherjee said.

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    LEAD STORY
    Civil Aviation Policy to be out in April 2016

    The much-awaited civil aviation policy would be announced by April, 2016, the Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapati Raju at the press conference at India Aviation 2016.

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    EXCLUSIVE
    Embraer Executive Jets receives Phenom 100E order from India

    Embraer Executive Jets announced an order for a new entry-level business jet Phenom 100E from an undisclosed customer based in India.

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    Exclusive
    5/20 or no 5/20, AirAsia India going full steam: Tony Fernandes

    The CEO of Malaysia-based Air Asia, Tony Fernandes today told SP’s ShowNews that irrespective of the 5/20 rule (five years and 20 aircraft rule to fly international destinations from India) getting scrapped or not, Air Asia India would be going full steam.

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    CONFERENCE REPORT
    BAOA to fight ‘Battle of Perception’

    Business Aircraft Operators Association (BAOA) determined to engage, engage and engage with government to propel aviation growth

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    CONFERENCE REPORT
    Owner/operator recounts changes in business aviation over the years

    He belongs to a family which has been flying planes from the 1930s. A family which has participated in World War II. A family which has spread its industrial tentacles across Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, creating jobs and creating wealth. The Saraya group. And its interest in business aviation is well known.

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    INTERVIEW | BOEING
    ‘Right capacity is the solution for India’ Dinesh Keskar

    In an interview with Editor-in-Chief Jayant Baranwal, the Senior Vice President of Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes (Asia-Pacific & South Asia), Dinesh Keskar talks exclusively to SP’s ShowNews on how the company is going to expand its market share.

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    BUSINES AVIATION
    Bombardier Business Aircraft looking at long-term profitability

    Bombardier Business Aircraft continues to restructure and enhance its business model to improve long-term profitability. To that end, the business segment has completed initiatives to increase the number of direct-to-market channels...

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    HELICOPTERS
    Bell 429WLG delivers exceptional speed, range and performance

    After having unveiled the Bell 429WLG in late 2013, Bell Helicopter completed its first North American delivery of the aircraft in early spring, and recently flew almost 30 Bell 429WLG sorties with the support of the Vietnam Helicopter Corporation to introduce the wheeled rotorcraft to the southeastern Asia country.

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    REPORT
    IndiGo celebrates the delivery of its first A320neo

    Reinforcing its commitment to the Indian aviation industry, India’s largest airline by market share, IndiGo has taken delivery of its first A320neo. The airline’s first brand new A320neo was received with a watercannon salute at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI), recently.

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    NEWS BRIEF
    Rolls-Royce despatches 100th Trent XWB for service with Singapore Airlines

    Rolls-Royce despatched its 100th Trent XWB engine, which entered service on a Singapore Airlines A350 XWB.

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    NEWS BRIEF
    Viking Twin Otter, first dedicated seaplane in 15-19 seat category

    Viking Air Limited of Victoria, British Columbia, has introduced the world’s first dedicated seaplane in the 15 to 19-passenger category, the Viking Twin Otter 400S Seaplane.

  • NEWS BRIEF
    CFM orders strong in 2015; LEAP engine surpasses 10,000 orders

    2015 proved to be another strong year for CFM orders with the company booking a total of 2,135 engines, including 736 CFM56 engines (commercial, military and spares) and 1,399 LEAP engines (including spares).

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    ENGINES
    Pratt & Whitney Canada doubles Asia-Pacific support hub as customer momentum builds

    In response to a growing Asia-Pacific operator base comprising more than 7,000 Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) engines in service in the region...

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    TRANSPORT
    HAL exports structural assemblies of Dornier ahead of schedule to RUAG

    The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has handed over the first shipset to RUAG, Germany, as part of export orders for structural assemblies of Do-228-212 NG (New Generation).

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    INTERVIEW | AAI
    ‘AAI’s belligerent marketing efforts

    The Chairman and Managing Director of Airports Authority of India (AAI), R.K. Srivastava has outlined the strategy of AAI in not only improving airport infrastructure across the country but also monetising through non-aeronautical revenues.

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    HELICOPTERS
    Pawan Hans in an expansion mode

    The Pawan Hans Ltd (PHL) and the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) are collaborating with each other for setting up of MRO business for defence and civil helicopter industry, which has a potential to provide an efficient, cost effective...

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    INTERVIEW | BOMBARDIER
    Bombardier Fleet steadily climbing in Asia

    In an interview with Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief, the Vice President Sales, South East Asia and Australasia, Frank Baistrocchi gives details about Bombardier’s plans in India.

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    AEROBATICS
    Spectacular flying display

    On the inaugural day of India Aviation 2016, Mark Jefferies Air Displays’ put up an exhilarating flying performance of Extra 330 C aircraft to the delight of the viewers.

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    NEWS BRIEF
    Club One Air on an expansion drive

    Inducts 3rd Falcon and opens airport & aviation service, targeting combined turnover of more than Rs. 200 crore by 2020.

  • NEWS BRIEF
    First indigenously developed tarmac coach by Veera

    India’s first indigenously designed and developed tarmac coach, Veera, was formally unveiled at the India Aviation 2016 by the Civil Aviation Minister P Ashok Gajapati Raju.

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    NEWS BRIEF
    Air India future A320neo operator

    Airbus is delighted to further its long relationship with Air India and to welcome them as a future A320neo operator from 2017.