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SpiceJet, WheelTug tie up for 400 slots of electric taxi system

New Delhi, Mar 3 (IANS): Budget airline SpiceJet on Wednesday said it has tied-up with 'WheelTug Plc' for reserving 400 production slots for aircraft electric taxi system. Accordingly, the airline plans to induct 'WheelTug' into its B737 operations SpiceJet is the largest...

Vistara commences non-stop flights between Mumbai and Male

New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Full-service carrier Vistara on Wednesday commenced its non-stop flights between Mumbai and Male. According to the airline, the inaugural flight was operated by Vistara's Airbus A320neo aircraft. The airline will fly three times a week on...

Airline industry expected to stay cash negative in 2021: IATA

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Airlines are expected to remain cash negative until 2022, the International Air Transport Association's analysis showed on Wednesday. However, previous analysis in November 2020 indicated that airlines would turn cash positive in the fourth quarter...

Air fare cap expand, lower band increased by 10%

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS): To give more pricing flexibility to airlines, Centre has expanded the airfare cap, sources said on Thursday. Accordingly, the lower fare band has been increased by 10 per cent, while the upper cap has been raised...

‘6-10 airports to be offered in next phase of privatisation’

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS): The Centre is expected to offer 6-10 airports for the next stage of airport privatisation, a senior official said on Thursday. The process that is expected to commence from FY22 will have 6-10 airports. At present, the...

Aerospace sector in India at an inflection point: Dassault Systemes

Bengaluru, Feb 3 (IANS) Aerospace and defense sector in India is at an inflection point and rising customer expectations for lower costs, higher standards and increased capabilities, along with growing programme complexity, continually make it more challenging to compete,...

India’s fundamental growth drivers remain resilient: Boeing India

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) India's fundamental growth drivers remain resilient and robust, making the country an attractive business destination globally, aerospace major Boeing said on Thursday. "India's aerospace industry is persevering through the global pandemic, which has brought significant...

UK aviation sector calls for urgent support amid travel curbs

London, Jan 17 (IANS) The UK's aviation sector needs urgent government support if it is to survive another lengthy period of travel restrictions to curb surging coronavirus infections in the country, according to industry leaders. On Saturday, Karen Dee, the...

Tax sops for Covid hit Aviation Sector may come in Budget 2021

New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Ahead of the Budget 2021, the government has hinted at rationalization of various taxes in the aviation sector, which is among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 induced economic meltdown. "We are working on a...

Air India Express deploys robotic technology to disinfect aircraft

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Air India Express on Thursday said that it has become India's first airline to introduce robotic technology to disinfect and clean aircraft interiors. The airline on Thursday used a robotic device fitted with an UV...

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Bond yields unleash bears, equity indices trade in red

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) India's key equity indices traded in the red during Friday's mid-afternoon session on the back...