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Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer

08 Aug 2020

Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer

Had it not been for the deceased pilots, Wing Commander Deepak Vasant Sathe and Captain Akhilesh Kumar, the unfortunate Air India Express flight would have caught fire and taken more lives, survivors of last evening's crash said.

Indian company makes 'affordable' ventilator that does not need electricity

20 Apr 2020

Indian company makes 'affordable' ventilator that does not need electricity

In a major development, a Bengaluru-based technology company has created an 'affordable ventilator' that does not need electricity to function.

Japanese flying taxi nails first major flight: Details here

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.

IAF to finalize Rs. 1.5L crore 'Make in India' projects

08 Jul 2019

IAF to finalize Rs. 1.5L crore 'Make in India' projects

The Indian Air Force is now inching towards finalizing two long-pending 'Make in India' projects under which, it will acquire 170 aircraft.

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

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.

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

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

11 Dec 2018

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.

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

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.

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

16 Oct 2018

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.

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

01 Sep 2018

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

30 Jun 2018

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.

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

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.

Airbus to deliver 1 aircraft per week over 10 years

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.

Airbus receives 10 new orders on light helicopters

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.

Ukrainian pilot lands damaged plane amid hailstorm, saves over 120

03 Aug 2017

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.

GST worsens engine problems for IndiGo, nine aircraft remain grounded

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.

IndiGo, GoAir limit altitude for A320neos after technical snags

24 Mar 2017

IndiGo, GoAir limit altitude for A320neos after technical snags

After a series of technical snags, IndiGo and GoAir have asked pilots to limit the altitude for the new Airbus A320neo to 30,000 feet instead of the usual 36,000.

IndiGo seeks new A321neos

19 Mar 2017

IndiGo seeks new A321neos

Sources said that InterGlobe Aviation Ltd, which operates IndiGo Airlines, seeks to modify its Airbus A320neo planes' order to include some of the newer A321neo aircraft as well.

IndiGo inducts new Airbus planes

01 Oct 2016

IndiGo inducts new Airbus planes

IndiGo airline has started inducting Airbus A320neo planes with new engines into its fleet.