Air India's Hyderabad MRO eyes EASA certification
The MRO hangar at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport can accommodate two A320 family aircraft simultaneously or one wide body aircraft such as B747 or B777. The MRO facility now offers services to the captive fleet and is planning to increase shifts to two.
EASA suspends certification of GMR Aero Technic
GMR Aero Technic provides extensive airframe maintenance, repair, overhaul (MRO) and line mai...
European pilots want air-safety regulator to get tough on Boeing
The ECA, which represents pilots at Max operators, is unhappy with the expan...
Indians to be hit as EU suspends Turkmenistan Airlines from UK
Turkmenistan, a former Soviet Union country, had set up its flagship airline in 1992. Its other flights to be affected by the EU suspension include those connecting Ashgabat with Germany and France.
DGCA decision to ground 11 planes unilateral: EASA
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday gave the mandate to ground 11Airbus A320neo planes with even one faulty engine from a batch beyond serial number 450.
No plans to ground A320 Neos over P&W engine glitches: DGCA
Budget carrier IndiGo, which is the largest operator of these planes in the country, and GoAir being the other one, have already grounded three such planes following an emergency airworthiness directive from the European Aviation Safety Agency or Easa on this issue over the weekend.
IndiGo, GoAir may get Airbus A320neo planes delivery by April end
Resumption of deliveries will mean the two airlines can implement their expansion plans, a chunk of which have been kept on hold because of the stoppage in deliveries.
A320 Neo engine woes may end soon: Airbus
Airbus had decided not to deliver any A320 Neo to customer airlines with PW engines till the snags were not rectified completely.
Neo engine glitches: P&W says working with Airbus, airlines
Pratt & Whitney said the latest issue is isolated to a limited sub-population of engines and more than 90 per cent of aircraft powered by the PW1100G-JM engines remain in service.
EASA, IATA move to reduce risk of loss of control accidents
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the publication of new training requirements for airline pilots to prevent loss of control situations.
Jet Airways says 4 engines up for checks after global mandate from FAA, EASA
US’ Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency earlier in the week called for the inspection of the engines made by CFM international.
List steps taken to assure safety of P&W engines: High Court to DGCA
A bench of Justices Naresh Patil and G S Kulkarni also said that merely grounding some aircraft or following the directive of the EASA against the use of P&W 1100 engines belonging to the '450 and beyond' series, was not enough.
Make in India: Aviation sector pitches to exploit the potential of aircraft MRO business
Industry executives say that high taxes and royalty charged by airports make the levies in India up to 50% higher than the global average.
HAL completes noise measurement flight trials for Advance Light Helicopter for European Certification
The trials involved advance acoustic programming and compensation of atmospheric variables against measured noise levels.
SWISS to abolish two-persons-in-the-cockpit rule framed after suicidal crash
A press release by the airline says that the the action follows an extensive safety and security review which has concluded that the rule does not enhance flight safety.
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