No proposal with AAI to develop airports under PPP scheme

No proposal with AAI to develop airports under PPP scheme

July 27, 2018: The government said there is no proposal, at present, with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to develop and modernise any aerodrome under public private partnership. In a written re...

Government to develop 17 road-cum-airstrips: Nitin Gadkari

Government to develop 17 road-cum-airstrips: Nitin Gadkari

July 27, 2018: As many as 17 facilities that can be used as roads as well as airstrips are being developed in the country, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said. The facilities are being developed under t...

Cathay Pacific completes trials for next-generation track and trace

Cathay Pacific completes trials for next-generation track and trace

July 27, 2018: Cathay Pacific has undertaken a proof of technology trial of Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) beacons in the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal, the airline’s cargo hub in Hong Kong.The trial, i...

Swiss WorldCargo becomes IATA CEIV certified

Swiss WorldCargo becomes IATA CEIV certified

July 24, 2018: Swiss WorldCargo has obtained full IATA CEIV Pharma certification extending to its entire network. In order to qualify for this certification, all its processes and knowledge for the tr...

Tata Technologies, VDIA ink MoU for aerospace, defence centre in Nagpur

Tata Technologies, VDIA ink MoU for aerospace, defence centre in Nagpur

July 23, 2018: Tata Technologies Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Vidarbha Defence Industries Association (VDIA) at the ‘Made in Vidarbha – Aerospace and Defence’ Summ...

Unisys names Sumed Marwaha as new MD for India ops

Unisys names Sumed Marwaha as new MD for India ops

July 20, 2018: Sumed Marwaha has joined Unisys as the new managing director for its India operations and regional vice president for Services. Marwaha succeeds Ravikumar Sreedharan, who left the compa...

Druk Air to launch flights between Paro and Singapore via Guwahati

Druk Air to launch flights between Paro and Singapore via Guwahati

July 18, 2018: Druk Air, the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bhutan, is expected to introduce flights between Paro and Singapore via Guwahati, reports suggest.Earlier Drukair had commenced flights betw...

Airbus appoints Ashish Saraf as Head of helicopter division of Airbus, in India

Airbus appoints Ashish Saraf as Head of helicopter division of Airbus, in India

July 17, 2018: Airbus has roped in Ashish Saraf as head of the helicopter division of Airbus India to lead its initiatives across the civil, defence and parapublic rotorcraft markets. Saraf takes over...

Maharashtra government purchases S-76D helicopter from Sikorsky

Maharashtra government purchases S-76D helicopter from Sikorsky

July 17, 2018: Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company has announced the sale of an S-76D aircraft to the Government of Maharashtra in India. The announcement came during the Farnborough International Air...

Korean Air Cargo commences Delhi flight with a B777 freighter

Korean Air Cargo commences Delhi flight with a B777 freighter

July 16, 2018: Korean Air commenced operating a B777 freighter to Delhi three times a week. The new freighter will depart from Incheon, make a stop at Hanoi and arrive at Delhi the next day. The retur...

Vistara to place aircraft order from Airbus and Boeing worth $3.1 billion 

Vistara to place aircraft order from Airbus and Boeing worth $3.1 billion 

July 12, 2018: Vistara, a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, has agreed to place firm orders with Airbus for 13 aircraft from the A320neo family and six 787-9 Dreamliner from Boeing. T...

Qatar Airways brings Qsuite on Mumbai and Bengaluru routes 

Qatar Airways brings Qsuite on Mumbai and Bengaluru routes 

July 12, 2018: Qatar Airways’ business class experience, Qsuite, is now available on flights to and from Mumbai and Bengaluru.Patented by Qatar Airways, Qsuite features the industry’s first-ever d...

Lufthansa Cargo to operate two new Boeing 777 freighters

Lufthansa Cargo to operate two new Boeing 777 freighters

July 10, 2018: Lufthansa Group’s decision-making bodies have approved Lufthansa Cargo’s operation of two new Boeing 777F freighters. Lufthansa Cargo ordered two brand-new Boeing 777 freighters in ...

Saudia Cargo CEO Hariri becomes member of IATA Cargo Committee

Saudia Cargo CEO Hariri becomes member of IATA Cargo Committee

July 9, 2018: Saudia Cargo chief executive officer Omar bin Talal Hariri has been selected as a member of the Cargo Committee of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The committee of 19...

BIAL to use Autodesk BIM 360 for design and construction of Terminal 2

BIAL to use Autodesk BIM 360 for design and construction of Terminal 2

July 9, 2018: Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) – operator of the BLR Airport – has identified Autodesk BIM 360 (Building Information Modeling) as the design and planning platform for...

Cathay Dragon celebrates 10 years of flight operations from Bengaluru to Hong Kong

Cathay Dragon celebrates 10 years of flight operations from Bengaluru to Hong Kong

July 4, 2018: Cathay Dragon recently marked 10 years of operations between Bengaluru and Hong Kong. Since flights were launched in 2008, more than 800,000 passengers have travelled from Bengaluru and ...

Group Concorde and Ethiopian Airlines laud top agents in India 

Group Concorde and Ethiopian Airlines laud top agents in India 

July 3, 2018: Acumen Overseas, a subsidiary of Group Concorde and the Ethiopian Airlines recently awarded certifications to their top agents in India. The winners included TS India Logistics Solutions...

AAI & MADC ink agreement for SKYBOOKS360

AAI & MADC ink agreement for SKYBOOKS360

 July 2, 2018: Airports Authority of India (AAI) has inked an agreement with Maharashtra Airport Development Company Ltd.(MADC) for providing SKYBOOKS360- a comprehensive e-business accounting soluti...