The Biggest Stories of January 25, 2015
Jan 25, 2015
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Jan 25, 2015
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Aug 16, 2014
Wednesday January 21, 2015
In fresh trouble for the budget carrier SpiceJet, aircraft lessors have approached the aviation regulator DGCA, seeking its permission to repossess 11 Boeing planes of the airline, even as its revival plan is under review of the Civil Aviation Minist...
Saturday January 10, 2015
As a financial crunch continues to trouble SpiceJet, aircraft leasing firm BOC Aviation said on Friday that the low-cost carrier is "almost" regular with its payments.
World | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Malaysia-based budget carrier AirAsia, whose aircraft disappeared with 162 people on board on Sunday, had claimed earlier this year that its planes "never get lost".
World | Reuters | Monday December 29, 2014
What appears to be a third air disaster involving a Malaysian carrier in less than a year has further dented confidence in the country's aviation industry and spooked air travellers across the region.
Friday December 26, 2014
The minister said "to my understanding, no country in the world has a rule like this", which mandates a carrier to be five-year-old and have at least 20 aircraft in its fleet before being allowed to serve on international routes.
India | Vishnu Som | Tuesday December 23, 2014
India's new aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant (named after India's first carrier), has bust its budget by 600 per cent. It will now cost a whopping nearly Rs 19,000 crore instead of the original estimate of about Rs 3,000 crore.
Saturday December 6, 2014
The aviation regulator is said to have cracked the whip on the airline after it said that as part of its cost-cutting initiative it would only operate 22-24 aircraft, down from 35 planes which were in service till two months ago.
Opinion | Nitin Gokhale | Monday November 24, 2014
Crucial role in '71 war with Pakistan, writes Nitin Gokhale.
India | Indo Asian News Service | Thursday November 27, 2014
India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, which saw action during the 1971 India-Pakistan war but has now been decommissioned, is finally being broken up.
Monday November 10, 2014
Private carrier Jet Airways said on Monday that it is likely to lease one more Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft to its equity partner Etihad.
Monday October 27, 2014
The Abu Dhabi-based carrier scotched speculation that it was not interested in leasing planes from its foreign equity partner in India.
Sunday October 26, 2014
While the national carrier would be getting its 18th Boeing 787 Dreamliners in December, it has already started exploring options to lease A-320 neos (New Engine Option) aircraft into its fleet after 2017.
Thursday October 16, 2014
Tata-SIA joint airline venture Vistaras first Airbus A-320 aircraft, painted with its logo and livery, landed at the IGI Airport here on Wednesday, taking the carrier a step closer to its launch.
Wednesday October 15, 2014
Indian budget carrier IndiGo has agreed to buy 250 single-aisle A320neo aircraft from Airbus SA, the companies said on Wednesday, potentially marking the largest number of jets ever sold by the European planemaker in a single order.
Wednesday October 15, 2014
Indian budget airline IndiGo has agreed to buy 250 A320 planes from Airbus, a purchase that could be worth $25.5 billion (over Rs. 1.5 lakh crore) and rank as the largest single order of jets from the European plane maker.
Tuesday October 14, 2014
IndiGo, India's largest airline by market share, could pick up a combination of regional planes that can seat up to 100 passengers, narrowbody aircraft such as the Airbus Group NV A320s that it already operates, and widebody jets for launching medium...
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 26, 2014
An Australian pilot made an emergency landing after wresting back the controls of his light aircraft from an 82-year-old passenger who grabbed them midflight, the aircraft's charter company said.
India | Nitin Gokhale | Saturday August 16, 2014
Exactly two months after he embarked on India's biggest warship, aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will once again visit a naval establishment today to commission an indigenously-built stealth destroyer.
India | Nitin Gokhale | Monday August 11, 2014
Exactly two months after he embarked on India's biggest warship, aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will once again visit a naval establishment to commission an indigenously-built stealth destroyer.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 7, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will commission the country's largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai on August 16.
World | Associated Press | Friday July 25, 2014
French officials dispatched a military unit to secure the site in restive northern Mali where an Air Algerie plane crashed with the loss of 116 people. France's interior minister said Friday that terrorism cannot be excluded as a cause for the traged...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 16, 2014
After dedicating the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to induct the country's largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai in the last week of August.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 12, 2014
North Korea on Saturday condemned a port visit by a US aircraft carrier to the South as a "reckless" act of provocation following proposals by Pyongyang to ease cross-border tensions.
Thursday July 10, 2014
Airbus Group NV denied a report on Thursday of an imminent deal to sell 200 aircraft to Indian carrier IndiGo.