SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 1-2015Previous Issue Next Issue
While the existing airlines struggled, two new ventures have hit the Indian skies reviving hope that the airline industry still has prospects
After the successful high-profile visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the United States in September last year, acceptance of his invitation by the US President to be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26, 2015...
After having been engaged in a perpetual struggle for survival in the last 25 years, the Indian civil aviation industry is in dire need for wide-ranging reforms
The low-cost carrier model in Asia-Pacific is showing some signs of saturation, opening up opportunities for regional airlines to serve under-served and virgin markets
Embraer E-Jets E2 is setting benchmarks in regional aviation, offering operators/passengers an enriching flying experience
Embraer has unveiled a communication strategy which aims to meet the aspirations of the business, leisure and budget traveller, the fast-growing segments in Asia-Pacific
The Asia-Pacific region accounts for 40 per cent of commercial aviation and Embraer sees a lot of opportunity in this, already having garnered substantial business
The PW1000G engine family addresses the whole picture – fuel, emissions, noise and maintenance, to give the operator the lowest possible cash operating cost
A majority of passengers carry smart phones, tablets or laptops when they fly and one in five travels with all three
If your legitimate corporate requirements cause you to waste more than 20 per cent of your time travelling, a corporate jet makes sense
Throughout his operational career prolonged exceptionally at his own request, he has shown leadership, determination and valour of the highest order.
New technologies, new aircraft, new approaches are going to mark the sector to make air travel lot more convenient and safer, besides, of course, keeping up with the times.
Intelligence reports available with the Indian Air Force raises alarm over the buildup of PLAAF fighters in Tibet. The report says that the number of sorties flown by the PLAAF fighter aircraft is the highest for 2014 and stands at more than 1,200. Sortie rate of PLAAF over last three years has been steadily rising and in 2014 it was 1,200 compared to under 500 in 2013 indicating airfields are now fully operational for all-weather operations and pilots are carrying out higher number of sorties to familiarise themselves to terrain and weather conditions. China has deployed Su-27 fighters at Gonkar airfield, which is an all-weather airfield located at an altitude of 16,000 feet near the Tibetan capital Lhasa.
Procurement of military hardware through the DPP has indeed been a frustrating experience for the armed forces