• Air India, Airlines

    Air India recruits 534 Airbus A320 pilots

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    Air India recruits 534 Airbus A320 pilots To fill up 534 vacancies of Senior pilots (P2) with A-320 endorsement, Air India has started the recruitment process. Vacancy details: General: 209, SC:74, ST: 46, OBC: 205 (A stand by panel also will be formed to fill-up vacancies that could be created by the failure of selected…

  • Airports, Civil

    Govt to develop 160 non-functional airports

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    Govt to develop 160 non-functional airports New Delhi: Presenting the Union Budget 2016-17, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced to develop 160 non-functional airports across the country. “In civil aviation, 160 non-functional airports to be developed at a cost of Rs 50-100 crore each and 10 of 25 defunct airstrips to be developed in…

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    Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport world’s best in its category for second year

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    Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport world’s best in its category for second year New Delhi: The Airports Council International (ACI) on Monday adjudged the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here as the world’s best in the category of handling 25-40 million passengers per annum for the second consecutive year. “The IGI Airport’s partners and employees…

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    Budget 2016: Air travel set to get costlier

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    Budget 2016: Air travel set to get costlier New Delhi: Airfares are set to get costlier with higher excise duty of 14 per cent proposed on jet fuel in the Union Budget, even as it offers relief to the aviation sector with rationalisation of taxes for MRO works. The Budget for 2016-17 has brought both…

  • Airlines

    Brand spanking new Airbus 340-600, one of the largest passenger airplanes ever built

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    Brand spanking new Airbus 340-600, one of the largest passenger airplanes ever built This brand spanking new Airbus 340-600, one of the largest passenger airplanes ever built, sits just outside its hangar in Toulouse, France without a single hour of airtime. Enter the  flight crew of Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT) to conduct pre-delivery tests…

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    Egypt Concedes That Terrorists Caused Sinai Plane Crash

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    Egypt Concedes That Terrorists Caused Sinai Plane Crash Debris of a Russian airplane is seen at the site a day after the passenger jet bound for St. Petersburg, Russia, crashed in Hassana, Egypt. The Metrojet crash killed all 224 people onboard Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi acknowledged Wednesday that terrorists were indeed responsible for the crash of…

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    Autonomous cloud seeding aircraft successfully tested in Nevada

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    Autonomous cloud seeding aircraft successfully tested in Nevada Drone America’s DAx8 multi-rotor aircraft deploys two cloud seeding flares during a recent flight test in Reno. Credit: Kevin Clifford/Drone America A team of Nevada scientists and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) engineers have successfully flight tested the first-ever autonomous cloud seeding aircraft platform. Cloud seeding flare tests…

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    Boeing: How Single Aisle Aircraft Could Be A Key To Success

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    Boeing: How Single Aisle Aircraft Could Be A Key To Success Boeing and Airbus have decided to increase production of single aisle aircraft. This is being done primarily to accommodate for higher demand and to clear up backlog which has been mounting over the years. It is anticipated that, even with stepped up production levels,…