SpiceJet operates India’s first environment friendly biojet fuel flight

SpiceJet operates India’s first environment friendly biojet fuel flight

August 27, 2018: In a first in India, SpiceJet has successfully operated a test flight powered by biojet fuel. The aircraft, a Bombardier Q400, took off from Dehradun and landed at the airport in the ...

Nepal Airlines inks ULD management agreement with Unilode

Nepal Airlines inks ULD management agreement with Unilode

August 27, 2018: Nepal Airlines Corporation, the flag carrier of Nepal has signed a five-year agreement with Unilode Aviation Solutions for the supply and management of ULDs.Unilode will supply pallet...

Aviation industry enhances services to transport flood relief cargo to Kerala

Aviation industry enhances services to transport flood relief cargo to Kerala

August 23, 2018: Emirates SkyCargo will carry flood relief cargo of over 175 tonnes to Kerala, joining the UAE community in their support of the people of Kerala.  The air cargo operator will fly ov...

AK Pathak takes charge as Member (Planning) at AAI

AK Pathak takes charge as Member (Planning) at AAI

August 23, 2018: Anil Kumar Pathak has taken over the charge of Member (Planning) at Airports Authority of India. Pathak is certified as an International Airport Professional (IAP) by ACI-ICAO.Prior t...

Aeroflot marks 60th anniversary of flights on Moscow- Delhi route

Aeroflot marks 60th anniversary of flights on Moscow- Delhi route

August 21, 2018: Aeroflot recently celebrated 60 years of scheduled flights to Delhi. The first regular flight between Moscow and Delhi took place on 18 August 1958 on a Tu-104. India was Aeroflot’s...

Jet Airways announces codeshare agreement expansion with Bangkok Airways

Jet Airways announces codeshare agreement expansion with Bangkok Airways

August 21, 2018: Jet Airways and Bangkok Airways have announced the expansion of their existing codeshare agreement to provide more choice and convenient travel options.  Guests travelling between ke...

Qatar Cargo supports relief efforts to Kerala

Qatar Cargo supports relief efforts to Kerala

20 August 2018: Qatar Airways Cargo has announced its relief efforts to deliver urgent aid to Kerala following the devastating flooding in the region. The cargo carrier has organised an operation to d...

Air Deccan connects Nashik with Mumbai and Pune

Air Deccan connects Nashik with Mumbai and Pune

August 17, 2018: Air Deccan, which restarted its operations in Maharashtra from July this year, is now taking a leap forward to connect Nashik with Ahmedabad. The airline service provider under ‘UDA...

Flooded Cochin airport closed till August 26; DGCA directs airlines to cap flight fares

Flooded Cochin airport closed till August 26; DGCA directs airlines to cap flight fares

August 17, 2018: Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) is now expected to remain unoperational till August 26, in wake of the heavy downpour and flood in the region.This has led to all the flights a...

Anand Stanley to take charge as Airbus India head 

Anand Stanley to take charge as Airbus India head 

August 17 2018: Airbus has appointed Anand E Stanley, a veteran leader in the global aerospace and defence industry, to succeed Pierre de Bausset as president and managing director of Airbus India. Pi...

IAG Cargo records surge in pharma deliveries to Venezuela

IAG Cargo records surge in pharma deliveries to Venezuela

August 13, 2018: IAG Cargo recently completed a shipment of over 5.3 tonnes of the diphtheria vaccine from India to Caracas, Venezuela, working in partnership with Indian biopharmaceutical company, Bi...

IATA data shows continued slowdown in June freight growth

IATA data shows continued slowdown in June freight growth

Aug 08, 2018: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that the demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), rose 2.7 percent...

SpiceJet to expand cargo business; soon to launch freighter service from Guwahati to Hong Kong

SpiceJet to expand cargo business; soon to launch freighter service from Guwahati to Hong Kong

Aug 08, 2018: India's low cost carrier (LCC) SpiceJet is all set to expand its cargo business and will soon start freighter service both for domestic and international destinations. SpiceJet will...

UNDP and DPDHL organise GARD workshop for AAI officials

UNDP and DPDHL organise GARD workshop for AAI officials

August 6, 2018: At Calicut International Airport in Kozhikode, Kerala, 14 airport operations experts from across India have gathered for a five-day training from 6-10 August 2018 to learn how to make ...

Indian Air Force explores private participation for indigenisation in defence manufacturing

Indian Air Force explores private participation for indigenisation in defence manufacturing

August 4, 2018: The Indian Air Force in collaboration with the Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) recently organised a one day seminar at Air Force Auditorium in New Delhi. The ‘Seminar ...

GMR gets FAA permit for aircraft MRO services

GMR gets FAA permit for aircraft MRO services

August 2, 2018: GMR Aero Technic, (GATL) a subsidiary of GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) has attained permit from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on popular Narrow Body Aircraft ...

Jet Airways to commence weekly services from Indore to Hyderabad and Chandigarh 

Jet Airways to commence weekly services from Indore to Hyderabad and Chandigarh 

August 1, 2018: Jet Airways is introducing new flights effective August 01, 2018, on the Indore – Chandigarh – Indore – Hyderabad and Bengaluru – Guwahati routes, thus connecting guests from e...

Boeing's Apache, Chinook choppers for India complete inaugural flights

Boeing's Apache, Chinook choppers for India complete inaugural flights

July 30, 2018: Boeing and India recently took a significant step toward modernizing the Indian Air Force’s helicopter fleet by completing the first flights of Apache and Chinook helicopters destined...