Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria takes charge as new IAF chief

NEW DELHI: Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria on September 30 took charge as the 26th chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF) . He succeeds Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, who retired after 41 years of service in the IAF. Air Marshal Bhadauria was commissioned in the fighter stream of the Indian Air […]

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New Airbus battery lab to push battery technology in Shenzhen

NEW DELHI:From mobile phones to electric cars, batteries have transformed our lives. Yet much of their potential remains untapped. In China, the recently opened Airbus China Innovation Centre battery lab is looking to unleash this potential to power a new generation of electric-powered aerial vehicles. For anyone who has ever used a mobile phone or […]

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Airbus supports American Magic in its bid for the America’s Cup

NEW DELHI: This U.S. sailing team sought out Airbus for its expertise in engineering and simulation, among other disciplines When U.S. team American Magic competes for sailing’s oldest trophy – the America’s Cup – in 2021, it will benefit from Airbus expertise across a broad range of related disciplines. Representing the historic New York Yacht […]

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Airbus, Alibaba Cloud to develop a Skywise Data Centre in China

NEW DELHI: Airbus has signed a cooperation agreement with Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, to cooperate on developing a Skywise Data Centre in China. Skywise is Airbus’ open data integration platform driving digital collaboration across the aerospace value chain. Skywise helps airlines to better optimise their internal operations, to save on […]

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Air France takes delivery of its first A350 XWB

NEW DELHI: Air France has taken delivery of its first A350-900, the world’s most efficient all new design wide-body aircraft. The first jet out of a total order of 28 was handed over to Anne Rigail, Air France Chief Executive Officer and Benjamin Smith, Air France-KLM Group Chief Executive Officer, by Airbus Chief Commercial Officer […]

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SpiceXpress expands Air Cargo capacity with 737-800 Boeing converted freighter

NEW DELHI: SpiceXpress, SpiceJet’s cargo division, has taken delivery of its first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) as the India-based carrier expands its air cargo operation to better serve one of the world’s most populated regions and offer new route options. “We are expanding the markets we currently serve, particularly in the Middle East, Hong […]

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Boeing announces supply chain and digital solutions agreements 

NEW DELHI: Boeing has announced orders and agreements with leading Asia-Pacific airlines to support customers in the rapidly growing region. These digital and supply chain solutions enhance airline crew situational awareness and provide cost savings across fleet-wide operations. “We continue to establish and grow relationships in this key region of the world, working closely with […]

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Airbus Corporate Jets launches new watch with Richard Mille

NEW DELHI:Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) and Richard Mille have launched a new travel watch, inspired by and adapted to exclusive journeys on an Airbus corporate jet. Called the RM 62-01 Tourbillon Vibrating Alarm ACJ¹, the new watch’s innovative features include a discreet alarm that alerts the wearer through vibrations that only they can feel. The […]

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World’s largest yacht to feature Airbus ACH145 helicopter

Monaco Yacht Show – Airbus Helicopters is to provide the on-board helicopter for the REV Ocean research and expedition vessel – the world’s largest superyacht. The research expedition vessel, which is 600ft (183m) long, is the flagship of Norwegian businessman and philanthropist Kjell Inge Røkke’s not-for-profit oceanic research foundation, REV Ocean. It will carry one […]

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Beijing opens glitzy airport ahead of China’s 70th anniversary

BEIJING: A futuristic airport that resembles a giant starfish opened in Beijing Wednesday, as China unveils another massive infrastructure project just days before it celebrates 70 years of Communist Party rule. Located 46 kilometres south of Tiananmen Square, Beijing Daxing International Airport will operate at full capacity in 2040, with eight runways and the potential […]

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