Sunday, 3 July, 2022

Topic: Airbus

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.

Ahead of Macron visit, Rs 2,000 cr Coast Guard chopper deal with France falls apart

Differences between Airbus and the Indian defence ministry resulted in technical lapses in the procurement process of 14 choppers for the Coast Guard.

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.