India Aviation 2016


ISSUE FEATURES

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    LEAD STORY
    Look out for SP’s Civil Aviation Yearbook

    That the Indian civil aviation sector is gathering momentum and racing towards becoming the third largest civil aviation market is well-known. However, while the ecosystem is getting created by different stakeholders, there still exists a huge gap in information on the sector.

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    BOEING FORECAST
    The Boeing Advantage

    The US aerospace behemoth Boeing is on a roll in India. It has a backlog of 97 aircraft to be delivered in India, 75 to Jet Airways; 19 to Air India and three to Spicejet.

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    BUSINESS AVIATION
    Embraer Executive Jets gung-ho about India

    Embraer Executive Jets which announced sale of Phenom 100E to an undisclosed customer in India but to be managed by Titan Aviation group, is excited about the Indian market.

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    REGIONAL AVIATION
    Trujet to go pan-India

    Trujet, the country’s fourth regional airline from Hyderabad, is applying for a pan-India license to operate in the northern and western regions.

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    Airbus is set to deliver one aircraft every week to India over the next ten years

    With an estimated 10 per cent annual traffic growth rate over the next decade, India will require over 1,600 new passenger and freighter aircraft in the next ten years to help meet the growing demand, the President of Airbus...

  • AIRBUS UPDATE
    Four start-ups from Bangalore to benefit from Airbus BizLab

    Airbus BizLab, a global aerospace business accelerator extending support to start-ups, has selected ten start-ups, six from Hamburg in Germany and four from Bangalore, for a six-month comprehensive acceleration programme.

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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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    HELICOPTERS
    Bell 412EPI, helicopter of choice for search and rescue

    Since the Bell 412 was first introduced in, customers have come to rely on the aircraft’s capabilities and versatility in accomplishing a wide range of missions including utility, commercial and parapublic operations that includes search and rescue.

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    REGIONAL AVIATION
    Bombardier C Series aircraft route-proving takes off in Europe

    Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced on March 7 that it has commenced CS100 aircraft route-proving exercises in Europe.

  • AIRCRAFT FINANCE
    Air India ties up for loans

    Air India has tied up loans worth $155 million (over Rs. 1,000 crore) to make pre-delivery payment for three Boeing 777 planes, amid the national carrier making efforts to expand and rejig its fleet with new aircraft.

  • NEWS BRIEF
    DGCA and US agency agreement on aviation safety

    JSC Rosoboronexport, a subsidiary of Rostec State Corporation, will discuss with its Indian partners joint projects for further modernisation of the Indian armed forces at the DEFEXPO India 2016 exhibition.

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    NEWS BRIEF
    Soon you can use Uber to hail a helicopter

    European aerospace giant Airbus will cooperate with the US ride-hailing service Uber Technologies to provide on-demand flights with its H125 and H130 helicopters, Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders said.

  • NEWS BRIEF
    60 suspicious flying objects sighted at IGIA in 3 months

    The Delhi International Airport witnessed over 60 unidentified objects in its air space in three months from October last year. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Director General Surender Singh, during an annual interaction with journalists here, said a total of 62 such incidents have been reported from October 27 last year till today.

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    NEWS BRIEF
    For Bengaluru’s uber rich, an app to hail a helicopter

    Every year, hundreds of venture capitalists, hedge fund investors and technology entrepreneurs flock into the city to strike deals or oversee projects worth several million dollars. And then they get stuck on Bengaluru’s roads.

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    AVIONICS
    Five Honeywell Solutions for a more comfortable flight

    Whether you’re flying coach, first class or in the privacy of your business jet, we can all agree that comfort is first and foremost our highest priority when flying – besides safety, of course.

  • AIRPORTS
    Airports Authority of India’s marketing strategy

    The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will enhance its marketing strategy to make airports more operationally and commercially viable.

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    AIRPORTS
    AAI stall is the cynosure of all eyes

    The unique stall put up by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) at the India Aviation Exhibition has attracted many visitors. What makes it stand apart from the other pavilions is that it gives the visitor a feel of being in an airport.

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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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    NEWS BRIEF
    BizAvIndia 2016 Award

    Award Ceremony organized by Business Aircraft Operators Association (BAOA) at Taj Krishna in Hyderabad on March 15, 2016.

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    NEWS BRIEF
    Pawan Hans to tie up with Airbus Helicopters for MRO

    Pawan Hans Limited is discussing with Airbus Helicopters to set up a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in Juhu airport, Mumbai soon. With helicopter fleet of Pawan Hans likely to go up from present 45 helicopters to 145 in the next 10 years and also the rotor industry growing in India, the MRO will provide quick after service.