Celebi Airport Services bags ground handling license at KIAL

Celebi Airport Services bags ground handling license at KIAL

24 September, 2018: Celebi Airport Services, a global service provider in ground handling services, will soon start its operations at the Kannur International Airport Limited (KIAL) which is gearing u...

Sikkim gets its first airport, commercial flights to commence from October 4

Sikkim gets its first airport, commercial flights to commence from October 4

24 September, 2018: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated an aerodrome at Pakyong, Sikkim. This is the first greenfield airport in Northeast India and covers an area of 990 acres. The airp...

MIAL Cargo obtains Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certification

MIAL Cargo obtains Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certification

September 21, 2018: GVK Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL), the company that manages the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport has announced that MIAL Cargo has received the Autho...

ACAAI 48th AGM concludes on a successful note

ACAAI 48th AGM concludes on a successful note

Sep 20, 2018: The Air Cargo Agents Association of India (ACAAI) has conducted its 48th annual general meeting (AGM) on September 5, 2018 at Mumbai. The AGM was chaired by TA Varghese, president, ACAAI...

Qatar Airways takes delivery of 2 Boeing 777 Freighters

Qatar Airways takes delivery of 2 Boeing 777 Freighters

September 20, 2018: Qatar Airways has taken delivery of two Boeing 777 freighters. The airline had signed a deal in July, worth $1.7 billion, to buy five of those freighters. It also revealed an order...

Qatar Airways reports $69 million annual loss in wake of Gulf blockade

Qatar Airways reports $69 million annual loss in wake of Gulf blockade

September 18, 2018: Qatar Airways has published its annual report for 2017/18. Terming the year as the most challenging in its 20 year history due to the Saudi-led embargo against the Gulf nation, the...

FROM MAGAZINE : Aravind Melligeri speaks on manufacturing challenges in Indian aerospace sector

FROM MAGAZINE : Aravind Melligeri speaks on manufacturing challenges in Indian aerospace sector

Indian government’s ambitious plan to make India as an aircraft manufacturing hub cannot take-off till initiatives like SEZ is viewed as a real estate business, opines Aravind Melligeri, chairman & ...

BIAL and Siemens ink MoU for cooperation on digital transformation

BIAL and Siemens ink MoU for cooperation on digital transformation

14 September, 2018: Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) - operators of Kempegowda International Airport, have signed a MoU to jointly ...

Etihad Cargo launches ‘Freshfoward’ to facilitate cold chain industry

Etihad Cargo launches ‘Freshfoward’ to facilitate cold chain industry

September 12, 2018: Affirming its support for a cold chain industry, Etihad Cargo has launched FreshForward to its growing list of specialised products.The new product ensures items such as fresh frui...

myclimate study claims Skycell containers reduce carbon footprint of pharma airfreight

myclimate study claims Skycell containers reduce carbon footprint of pharma airfreight

September 11, 2018: A study by a climate protection organisation, myclimate, shows that SkyCell containers are almost cutting in half the CO2 emissions per air cargo shipment. In a comprehensive life-...

Qatar Airways Cargo, Hermes joined hands to charter life saving medications to Brasilia

Qatar Airways Cargo, Hermes joined hands to charter life saving medications to Brasilia

10 September, 2018: Qatar Airways Cargo recently chartered 100 tonnes of medications from Mumbai to Brasilia for its customer Hermes Travel and Cargo Private Limited. This is one of the largest charte...

SpiceJet inducts its first freighter aircraft for domestic and international routes

SpiceJet inducts its first freighter aircraft for domestic and international routes

September 10, 2018: SpiceJet has announced the launch of its dedicated air cargo services and inducted its first freighter aircraft at a grand ceremony at the Indira Gandhi International airport in De...

British Airways, Vistara partner to open up new routes between India and London

British Airways, Vistara partner to open up new routes between India and London

Sep 6, 2018: British Airways and Indian domestic carrier, Vistara, have partnered to open up more routes between India and London than ever before.As part of the new agreement customers can book seats...

Active tracking devices on all Air France KLM Martinair Cargo flights

Active tracking devices on all Air France KLM Martinair Cargo flights

Sep 6, 2018: Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) will be offering customers the option of using active tracking devices on its flights starting the first week of September.This will enable them to...

Vision-Box and BIAL ink deal to modernise passenger journey

Vision-Box and BIAL ink deal to modernise passenger journey

Sep 6, 2018: Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), operators of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) and Vision-Box - have signed an agreement to launch paperless biomet...

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive addresses International Aviation Summit in New Delhi

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive addresses International Aviation Summit in New Delhi

5 September 2018: Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker recently addressed key leaders in the aviation industry including government officials, airline CEOs, aviation industrialists and s...

SpiceJet adds Kishangarh to its network under UDAN

SpiceJet adds Kishangarh to its network under UDAN

September 5, 2018: SpiceJet has launched its operations for the much awaited un-served market of Kishangarh, Rajasthan effective 8th October 2018.The airline will operate a daily direct flight on Delh...

IATA calls for strengthening of Indian aviation to handle trebling of passengers

IATA calls for strengthening of Indian aviation to handle trebling of passengers

September 4, 2018: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the Government of India to maximise the potential contribution of aviation to India’s development by addressing infras...