Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: Airbus

Boeing halts max line but Airbus can’t make jets fast enough

Slower build rates on A321 mean Airbus needs to lift deliveries 75% this month compared with November to meet full-year production targets.

IndiGo tells pilots to stop pushing A320neo engines to the limit to prevent shutdowns

IndiGo made the switch after DGCA found in a probe that full-thrust climbs could wear down the engines and probably contributed to its shutdowns.

Airbus close to sealing 300-plane order with IndiGo in one of its biggest deals ever

The purchase would help widen IndiGo's lead in India, the world’s fastest-growing major aviation market.

Airbus isn’t delivering planes fast enough, Indigo says

Delay in getting planes on time is forcing it to slow down the pace of expansion, Indigo executives say.

As Boeing struggles with 737 Max, SpiceJet considers dumping it for Airbus

SpiceJet may buy a ‘sizable’ number of Airbus A321LR and XLR jets to accommodate a planned expansion, Chairman Ajay Singh says.

The next generation of aircraft will track your bathroom visits

Airbus plans to use the Internet of Things to transform passenger experience — by monitoring everything from the lavatory to the overhead bins, more closely.

Airbus jumps ahead while Boeing flounders at Paris air show

Airbus had a first-day haul of $13 billion & said there’s room to push the score up while Boeing got zero.

Indigo plans aggressive expansion, prepares another large Airbus order

Indigo is in discussions to buy a longer-range version of Airbus’s newest narrow-body jet in a multi-billion-dollar order.

Inside story of why DGCA is conducting a safety audit of Indigo’s A320neo Airbus planes

Since 2017, Pratt & Whitney-powered Airbus A320neos have faced emergency landings, smoke-filled cabins and many questions about passenger safety.

Crash of two Boeing 737 Max flights puts aircraft automation under intense scrutiny

While automation has without doubt made commercial flying much safer, the man-versus-machine conundrum has been central to civil aviation for years

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PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The maiden flight of the Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.