Airbus: News

13 Sep 2023

Indian Air Force

India to receive first C-295 military aircraft from Spain today

India will receive its first C-295 military aircraft on Wednesday, marking a significant milestone in the country's defense modernization.

16 Feb 2023

Air India

Know about Air India's massive new 470 aircraft deal

Air India's recent mega order of 470 planes to Airbus and Boeing could grow even larger, as the Tata Sons-owned carrier has the option to purchase an additional 370 planes from these manufacturers.

14 Feb 2023

Air India

In historic deal, Air India to acquire 250 Airbus aircraft

Tata Group-owned Air India has penned the biggest aviation deal in history with Airbus. The airline will buy 250 aircraft from the French manufacturer.

12 Dec 2022

Air India

Air India mulls historic order for 500 jetliners worth $100bn

Tata Group is busy carving out an exciting future for the newly acquired Air India. The airline is about to enter a new phase of its renaissance.

30 Nov 2022


Rolls-Royce successfully tests the world's first hydrogen-powered jet engine

Rolls-Royce has powered an aircraft engine using hydrogen instead of jet fuel-a first in the world of aviation.

28 Oct 2022


Opposition corners Shinde government as Tata-Airbus project moves Gujarat

The opposition parties in Maharashtra hit out at the Eknath Shinde-Devendra Fadnavis government for losing the multi-crore Tata-Airbus contract to Gujarat.

20 Jun 2022


Air India planning to buy 300 aeroplanes in largest-ever order

Tata Group-owned Air India is mulling one of the largest orders in commercial aviation history by ordering 300 narrowbody jets.

24 Sep 2021

Indian Air Force

India will purchase 56 C-295 military transport aircraft from Airbus

The Defense Ministry on Friday inked a nearly Rs. 20,000 crore contract with Airbus Defence and Space of Spain to procure 56 C-295 medium transport aircraft which will replace Avro-748 planes of the Indian Air Force (IAF).

06 Aug 2019


Japanese flying taxi nails first major flight: Details here

Thanks to the attention of technology and aerospace giants, flying taxis are the rage these days.

24 Jan 2019


Boeing's self-flying car nails first flight, inches closer to launch

Just as several tech giants, including Airbus and Larry Page's Kitty Hawk, continue to develop their flying car projects, Boeing has achieved a major breakthrough in the space.

05 Jan 2019


Close shave: IndiGo plane suffers mid-air engine failure; returns safely

In yet another mishap in the Indian aviation industry, an IndiGo Airbus A320neo suffered a mid-air engine failure while flying to Kolkata from Chennai on January 3.

IndiGo plane makes emergency landing after smoke detected in cabin

In a terrifying incident, thick smoke spread inside the cabin of a Kolkata-bound IndiGo flight causing it to make an emergency landing.

07 Dec 2018


'IndiGo first Indian-carrier to have 200 aircraft in its fleet'

Budget carrier IndiGo has said that it has become the first domestic airline to have 200 aircraft in its fleet.

16 Oct 2018

Larry Page

Larry Page's 'Cora' air taxi project inches closer to reality

Kitty Hawk, Larry Page's flying car company, is inching closer towards bringing one of its projects to life - Cora.

01 Sep 2018

Qatar Airways

All about the upcoming 'world's longest' 20-hour flight

About a year ago, Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce had publicly challenged Airbus and Boeing to design a plane capable of making ultra-long distance flights.

29 Aug 2018


AirAsia India inducts 19th aircraft; needs one more for international-operations

AirAsia India today announced the induction of 19th aircraft in its fleet and said it will add two new routes to its flight network from October.

19 Jul 2018


Malaysia: AirAsia announces $30bn deal for 100 Airbus planes

Malaysian budget airline AirAsia today announced an additional order of 34 Airbus A330neo planes, bringing the total value of its expanded 100-plane order to $30 billion.

11 Jul 2018


Vistara to buy 19 Airbus, Boeing planes worth Rs. 21,344cr

In a bid to expand its fleet, Vistara today announced placing orders for a total of 19 Airbus and Boeing aircraft worth $3.1 billion (approx Rs. 21,344cr).

Fourth-time-lucky: Vijay Mallya's favorite aircraft finally sold

Beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya's favorite luxury airplane, Airbus A319, which is parked at the Mumbai Airport since 2013, has finally got a buyer.

11 Jun 2018


5yrs, Rs. 10cr: Mumbai airport's loss for parking Mallya's aircraft

Tainted entrepreneur Vijay Mallya's favorite luxury airplane, Airbus A319, which is parked at the Mumbai Airport since 2013, is proving to be a costly burden for the authorities.

09 Mar 2018


Airbus to deliver 1 aircraft per week over 10 years

European aerospace major Airbus expects to deliver one aircraft per week on an average to Indian carriers over the next ten years.

02 Mar 2018


Airbus receives 10 new orders on light helicopters

The helicopter manufacturing division of Airbus has recently received orders for seven H125 and three H130 light helicopters from Heliflite China.

03 Aug 2017

Airbus A320

Ukrainian pilot lands damaged plane amid hailstorm, saves over 120

A Ukrainian pilot saved the lives of over 120 people when he safely landed an Airbus A320 whose nose got severely damaged in a hailstorm right after take-off.

12 Jul 2017


GST worsens engine problems for IndiGo, nine aircraft remain grounded

IndiGo is bearing the brunt of the GST launch. Nine of its aircraft were grounded due to engine problems, an issue made worse due to confusion about the new tax regime.