Sunday, 4 December, 2022
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Topic: Airbus

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

It’s goodbye A380s as Airbus finally scraps the superjumbo jet

Deliveries of the double-decker A380 jets will stop by 2021 as Emirates, the only remaining major buyer, cut its order by 39 jets.

Airbus could kill A380 as Emirates considers smaller jet

Airbus is already cutting A380 production to eight aircraft this year, dropping to six annually from 2020.

Despite engine troubles, IndiGo & GoAir’s A320neo aircraft unlikely to be grounded: DGCA

Pratt & Whitney engines on Airbus A320neos have suffered several problems the world over. The civil aviation ministry is meeting Tuesday to review the situation.

A marathon plane is in the making, and it could take you halfway around the world in 20 hours

Boeing believes its vehicles can survive a journey from Sydney to London, but airlines have to catch up by designing appropriate interiors. 

IndiGo stares at lean phase over rising fuel prices, weaker rupee

IndiGo shares fall to 16-month low after profit dropped 97% to Rs 27.8 crore, its worst-ever quarterly profit.

19 new aircraft from Boeing and Airbus to add more wings to Vistara

Vistara, the Singapore Airlines-Tata venture, that operates in one of the world’s most expensive aviation markets is all set to begin its international flights operation.

Airbus, Lockheed rush to tap India’s $620 billion defence market

At the heart of the development is India’s insistence on local manufacturing, which mandates that at least 30 percent of parts in imported defence products are made in India.

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.