Air India Express flight veers off taxiway in Mangalore; passengers safe

NEW DELHI: An Air India Express flight veered off the taxiway after landing and got stuck into soft ground at the Mangalore airport on Sunday. All passengers and crew on board the Dubai-Mangalore flight are safe, the airport and the airlines said in separate statements. According to a statement issued by the Mangalore airport, the […]

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Jet Airways employees consortium, AdiGroup to bid for 75% of airline

NEW DELHI: In a first-of-its-kind initiative, a Jet Airways Employee Consortium and AdiGroup on Friday announced a partnership to bid for 75 per cent of the airlines through the NCLT process, members of the consortium said. The debt-laden company became the first domestic airliner to go into bankruptcy after the Mumbai Bench of the National […]

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Chopper scam: Supreme Court stays High Court order allowing Rajeev Saxena to go abroad for treatment

NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed a Delhi High Court order permitting Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland chopper scam, to go abroad for the treatment of blood cancer and other ailments. A vacation bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and B R Gavai also issued notice to […]

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Indian Air Force has lost 33 aircraft, including 19 jets, in accidents since 2015

NEW DELHI: As many as 33 Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft, including 19 fighter jets, met with accidents since 2015-16, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday. In a written reply to a question, he also told the Lok Sabha that the Russian-make AN-32 aircraft is the “workhorse” of the IAF transport fleet and “there […]

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Highest level of precision with the new Airbus Ground Control Points

NEW DELHI:Airbus has launched a new series of Ground Control Points (GCPs) to give centimetre level accuracy and higher points density. These highly precise 3D coordinates are automatically extracted from Airbus’ high-resolution stereo radar imagery, using an innovative geodesy processor. GCPs are essential for accurate orthorectification of aerial, optical satellite and drone data, as well […]

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Airbus strengthens its imagery capabilities with Vision-1

NEW DELHI: Airbus has enlarged its high-resolution imagery portfolio following an agreement to leverage capacity from the S1-4 satellite built by Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL). This new imagery offer called Vision-1 delivers full end-to-end imaging operations to Airbus’ customers. Vision-1 provides 0.9m resolution imagery in the panchromatic band and 3.5m in the multispectral bands […]

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Turkish Airlines expands network with its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

NEW DELHI:Boeing has delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner for Turkish Airlines, which plans to use the airplane’s fuel efficiency, range, reliability and size to operate new non-stop international routes such as Bali, Bogota-Panama, Washington and Atlanta. “Turkish Airlines has been committed to continuously expanding its range of services on and off-ground as it grows in […]

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A new software glitch has been found in Boeing’s troubled 737 Max Jet

BY DAVID KOENIG  A new software problem has been found in the troubled Boeing 737 Max that could push the plane’s nose down automatically, and fixing the flaw is almost certain to further delay the plane’s return to flying after two deadly crashes. Boeing said Wednesday that the FAA “identified an additional requirement” for software […]

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Serbia, Airbus Helicopters expand partnership

NEW DELHI: Serbia has received its first H145M helicopter and will become a maintenance hub for SA 341 / SA 342 Gazelle helicopters. ”Both events underline the fact that Serbia and Airbus have entered into a close partnership”, as Airbus Helicopters CEO Bruno Even pointed out at the Partner Defence Exhibition in Belgrade. The Moma […]

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Boeing, Kitty Hawk form strategic partnership

NEW DELHI:Boeing and Kitty Hawk Corporation have announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility. The strategic partnership will bring together the innovation of Kitty Hawk’s Cora division with Boeing’s scale and aerospace expertise. “Working with a company like Kitty Hawk brings us closer to our goal of […]

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