Mumbai airport main runway to be partially shut for 5 months from Monday

NEW DELHI: The main runway of the Mumbai international airport will remain closed for eight hours everyday, except Sundays and select days, from November 4 to March 28, 2020 for carrying out re-carpeting work. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) is the country’s second-busiest aerodrome and has two runways. The aerodrome operator — GVK […]

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Uttar Pradesh fulfilling Narendra Modi”s dream to make air travel affordable for poor: Yogi Adityanath

NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the state is fulfilling dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make air travel affordable for the poor and has started working on air connectivity. Adityanath was addressing a program at his 5 Kalidas Marg residence here in which farmers handed over certificates of […]

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IndiGo plane turns back after engine stalls mid-air, 4th incident in a week

NEW DELHI: One of the Pratt and Whitney engines of an IndiGo A320neo plane that was heading from Kolkata to Pune on Wednesday evening stalled mid-air, forcing the pilot to return to the Kolkata airport, making it the fourth such incident involving PW engines at the low-cost carrier in a week, a source said. On […]

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Vistara to deploy A320neos with enhanced features on India-Singapore route

NEW DELHI: Vistara airline on Thursday announced that it has recently received three new A320neo planes with enhanced cabin features from Airbus and it would deploy them on its routes connecting India and Singapore from November 24 this year. Vistara has been operating daily flights on the Delhi-Singapore and the Mumbai-Singapore routes since August 6 […]

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One year after Lion Air crash, Boeing 737 MAX remains grounded

On March 12, 2019, Dennis Muilenburg phoned US President Donald Trump for support after European and Chinese regulators grounded the Boeing 737 MAX following an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people. When Muilenburg hung up, the Boeing chief executive thought he had the backing of the US leader. But the next day, Trump announced […]

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Airbus partners with Amprius

NEW DELHI:Airbus Defence and Space has partnered with U.S. based Amprius Inc’s current equity funding. This financing will further boost the development of new generation batteries based on Silicon Nanowire Anode technology. Airbus Defence and Space’s investment will help drive the development of higher volume production capacity along with higher energy density cells for Airbus […]

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Air Premia to buy five Boeing 787 Dreamliner Jets

NEW DELHI: Boeing and Air Premia today announced the Korean startup airline plans to buy five 787-9 Dreamliner airplanes, following an agreement to lease three 787-9 jets from Air Lease Corporation earlier this year. Air Premia, which plans to launch operations in 2020 is poised to become South Korea’s second Dreamliner operator. The commitment, valued […]

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Air India starts Mumbai-Amritsar-Stansted flight

AMRITSAR:National carrier Air India on Thursday launched a thrice-weekly flight between Mumbai and Stansted in UK via Amritsar, officials said. Starting in Mumbai, the flight will connect Amritsar to Stansted to facilitate Sikh pilgrims to visit the holy city on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak. It will operate […]

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Airbus reinforces its maritime capabilities with HAROPA-Port of Le Havre partnership

NEW DELHI: Airbus and HAROPA-Port of Le Havre have signed an industrial and a distribution agreement relating to a joint software solution based on the Airbus VTS (Vessel Traffic Services) product family STYRIS and Port of Le Havre solution S-WiNG (a digital service for port management). The aim is to offer an advanced and high-performance […]

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