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    March 9, 2018
    Vistara, SpiceJet, IGI Airport walk away with accolades at Wings India Awards
    By Arpita Kala

    Giving aviation related organisations their just due, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) held the maiden edition of Wings India Awards for Excellence in the aviation sector.

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    March 9, 2018
    Dornier in a New ‘Civil’ Avatar
    By Rohit Srivastava

    Government’s push for regional air connectivity is providing opportunities for exploitation of the latent potential across the sector.

  • March 9, 2018
    Daher Appoints Aviacom as TBM Sales Representative for India
    By Rohit Srivastava

    Daher, manufacturer of TBM family of very fast single-engine turboprop aircraft, has appointed Delhi based SRK Aviacom as its TBM area sales representative for India.

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    March 9, 2018
    Falcon 9X and 10X are Just ‘Rumours’ or are They?
    By Arpita Kala

    While the Dassault Falcon 8X on display at the ongoing Wings India 2018 had created quite a buzz, the question on everyone’s mind is - is a Falcon 9X and 10X in the offing?

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    March 9, 2018
    Soft launch of Kannur International Airport in June
    By Rohit Srivastava

    The upcoming Kannur International Airport is ready for softlaunch in coming June. The is the second greenfield airport setup in the public-private partnership (PPP) model in civil aviation infrastructure sector in Kerala.

  • March 9, 2018
    Why Nobody Wants Vijay Mallya’s Corporate Jet Airbus A319
    By Arpita Kala

    Despite best efforts, it looks like MIAL (Mumbai International Airport Limited) may not be seeing the last of businessman Vijay Mallya’s uber luxe private jet that has been parked in one of the hangars since December 2013.

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    March 8, 2018
    Wings India 2018 takes off
    By Rohit Srivastava

    Amidst the political twist and turn, Wings India 2018, the flagship event of the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), was inaugurated by the K.T. Rama Rao, Minister for Industry, Commerce and IT, Government of Telangana, at the Begumpet Airport, Hyderabad.

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    March 8, 2018
    Joint Secretary at Civil Aviation Ministry Usha Padhee Buoys Up BAOA BizAvIndia 2018 Conference
    By Arpita Kala

    From in-principal approval to in-flight Wi-Fi to ‘official commitment’ on charter jet issues of the general aviation sector, the Joint Secretary gave a hopeful promise

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    March 8, 2018
    Indian MROs: Problem or Paradise?
    By Arpita Kala

    Maintenance and Repair Operations (MRO) within the country are a major concern for many aviation operators. As Anurag Srivastava, CEO, Bird- Execujet said during the BizAV India 2018 conference, “Nobody likes to send their jets outside for maintenance.”

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    March 8, 2018
    Helicopters are the New Buzz Word
    By Arpita Kala

    While many aviation industry experts lament the untapped potential of helicopters in the country, the situation seems to be on a mend.

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    November 2, 2017
    All systems go for 15th air show
    By Bikram Vohra, Dubai

    Today the Dubai air show ranks right up there with the best of them. In fact, it can be said that the four-day air-fest is now considered the benchmark for the industry’s bi-annual get together.

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    October 16, 2015
    India's Time to Fly
    By Neetu Dhulia, New Delhi

    It was a packed hall for 'India's Time to Fly' summit on aerospace innovation, manufacturing & skill development hosted by The Boeing Company and IIT Bombay. The summit bought together stakeholders from government, industry and academia and had the panel put their heads together on how to make India a leader in aerospace in the second century of aviation.

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    June 22, 2015
    Paris Razzmatazz
    By R. Chandrakanth in Paris

    There is nothing new about the battle between the two aerospace giants - Airbus and Boeing - which happens at most air shows, particularly at the five-day iconic biannual event - Paris International Air Show that concluded on June 20, 2015.

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    June 21, 2015
    FGFA R&D contract to be signed in 2015: UAC President & Chairman
    By R. Chandrakanth in Paris

    The fifth generation fighter aircraft (FGFA), a project of Russian and Indian...

  • June 21, 2015
    Turkey to build regional jet
    By R. Chandrakanth in Paris

    Even while India is struggling to get off the block with regard to its proposal to develop a regional transport aircraft, Turkey has taken a lead, having signed up with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), a US-based company...

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    June 21, 2015
    Airline Fleet Strategies: The Embraer Way
    By R. Chandrakanth in Paris

    Brazilian aerospace major Embraer which is making substantial headway in regional aviation globally has been in the forefront of strategising not just for itself but also for airlines.

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    June 21, 2015
    Bombardier debuts CSeries
    By R. Chandrakanth in Paris

    Canadian aerospace major Bombardier debuted the CSeries aircraft for the first time at the Paris International Air Show. The CS300 in its flying display wowed visitors at the show.

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    June 21, 2015
    ATR has a good outing
    By R. Chandrakanth in Paris

    ATR, the regional aircraft manufacturer, has had a good show at the 51st Paris International Air Show, having bagged 46 firm orders and 35 options, for a total value of USD 1.98 billion dollars.

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    June 21, 2015
    Beechcraft highlights ISR platforms
    By R. Chandrakanth in Paris

    Beechcraft, part of Textron Inc. company, showcased the new Baron G58, highlighting ISR platforms at the Paris International Airshow 2015 at Le Bourget.

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    June 20, 2015
    Government to push for regional connectivity: Civil Aviation Minister
    By R. Chandrakanth with Neetu Dhulia in Paris

    In an exclusive interaction with SP's Aviation in Paris, India's Civil Aviation Minister, Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that reforms in civil aviation would be stepped up as to realise India's potential of becoming one of the largest civil aviation sectors...

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    June 16, 2015
    Boeing Focuses on Record Delivery Pace, Airplane Development Programs
    By R. Chandrakanth in Paris

    Boeing today outlined its strategy as the company targets a second consecutive...

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    June 11, 2015
    Touches high-water mark
    By R. Chandrakanth

    The 2015 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE 2015), held in Shanghai, China, form April 14 to 16, is said to be the strongest edition in its 10-year history.

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    February 18, 2015
    Need to do more: Prime Minister Modi
    By R.Chandrakanth

    The 10th edition of Aero India International Air Show kicked off at Bengaluru with the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi making a clarion call to the defence public sector, private sector and foreign OEMs to build a strong defence industry.

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    February 17, 2015
    BizAvIndia launched at Aero India
    By R.Chandrakanth

    On the eve of Aero India 2015, SP Guide Publications and Business Aviation Operators Association (BAOA) launched 'BizAvIndia', a quarterly magazine which will focus on the challenges and opportunities of business aviation, a segment which has tremendous potential to grow. 'BizAvIndia' is a supplement of SP's Aviation.

  • December 2, 2013
    Invest in manufacturing: Kapil Sibal to US industry
    By Sucheta Das Mohapatra

    "America is interested in only selling its products in India and is showing least interest in manufacturing," said Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology, and Law and Justice Kapil Sibal.

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    March 7, 2013
    General Aviation: The Next Step
    By Sucheta Das Mohapatra

    A day-long seminar was organised by Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) in collaboration with US-India Aviation Cooperation Programme (ACP) on efforts to boost general aviation in India

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    January 12, 2013
    Aerospace Component Manufacturing in India: Opportunities & Challenges
    By Sucheta Das Mohapatra

    The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) organised a seminar to deliberate on the manufacturing opportunities for aviation and aerospace components under the Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement (BASA) regime