WIDE BODY PLANES
SpiceJet plans to operate wide-body planes next year
An industry source said that SpiceJet might bid for Air India's wide-body operations in case the government puts up domestic and international operations for sale separately. Currently, SpiceJet operates only Boeing and Bombardier planes.
With an eye on securing orders, Airbus conducts A220 aircraft's demonstration
Airbus' A220, with the largest and quietest cabin in its class,...
Traders' body CAIT to launch nation-wide movement against Amazon, Flipkart
"Both Amazon and Flipkart still continue to sell goods on their po...
Indigo looking for wide-body plane for long distance flights
Until recently, Jet was the only private carrier that was offering flight connections between India and London. National carrier Air India is the other airline.
Co-op banks’ body proposes Rs 5 lakh cover for deposits, risk-based premium
In a letter to FM Nirmala Sitharaman, representatives of Sahakar Bharati, which is associated with more than 20,000 co-operatives across India, have suggested raising the deposit insurance limit for individual account holders to Rs 5 lakh from Rs 1 lakh while that for institutional customers to Rs 25 lakh.
Boeing says India will need nearly 2,500 new aircraft in two decades
According to the Boeing, factors such as exponential domestic passenger traffic growth, new long-haul opportunities and infrastructure development will lead to the fulfilment of the demand forecast. India's passenger traffic had risen at around 20 per cent in recent years, making it one of the world's fastest-growing aviation markets.
Air India pilots' union opposes privatisation; may resort to strike
The nearly 800-member strong Indian Commercial Pilots' Association has decided to work towards bringing all the unions at the airline under a common platform to oppose privatisation of the airline. The government is working on the final contours of disinvestment of loss-making Air India, which has a debt worth over Rs 58,000 crore.
Wide remit for PK Mishra in PMO
The new Principal secretary is known to be a confidant of the PM & worked with him in Gujarat.
DGCA to inspect 23 Boeing 737 planes of SpiceJet for possible cracks
As many as 19 passenger aircraft and four freighter planes of SpiceJet have completed more than 26,000 flight cycles and those would be subject to inspection.
NC pitches for release of Abdullahs ahead of Kashmir's local body poll
Farooq Abdullah is the party president while his son Omar Abdullah is the vice-president of National Conference.
Unions meet Air India management, pilots want notice period cut to a month
The government is planning to invite bids for the national carrier early next month and its employees, numbering many thousands, including pilots are fearing job losses.
AI sale gathers pace, Niti Aayog takes up SpiceJet's 'industry-wide concerns'
Niti Aayog, the government's think tank, has written to the Civil Aviation Ministry for giving its recommendation on the five concessions sought by SpiceJet.
Air India boss Lohani may meet SBI chief over leasing of wide-body Jet planes
Weighed down by a mountain of debt and falling revenue, Jet Airways announced suspension of its entire operations from Wednesday night.
Motorola One Action, with 117-degree ultra-wide angle camera, launched in India at Rs 13,999
The phone is powered by the Samsung Exynos 9609 processor that clocks up to 2.2 GHz.
TAL delivers 25,000th floor beam for B787 plane to Boeing
The US aircraft major had awarded TAL the first contract to manufacture Advanced Composite Floor Beam (ACFB for the Dreamliner (B787) family of planes in 2011.
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