Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicAviation industry

Topic: Aviation industry

Asked to cut ops, Emirates slams ill-equipped Heathrow for not choosing to ‘plan, invest’. Truce reached

Airports in Europe face holiday deluge, struggle with low resources after employee strikes, pandemic lay-offs.

Indian airlines suffer over Rs 15,000 cr losses in FY 2020-21, Air India & IndiGo worst-hit

In comparison, Indian carriers suffered a loss of Rs 5,497.24 crore in FY 2019-20 and Rs Rs 6,709.43 crore in FY 2018-19.

Airlines try ultra-cheap fares to get the world flying again

2021 is shaping up to be a transition year for an enterprise that takes passengers on the equivalent of 208 million annual trips around the globe.

Covid passports emerge as key for aviation industry to restart international travel

The vaccine news has prompted a spate of technology-led moves to devise mechanisms to monitor travelers’ Covid credentials and combat false claims from people desperate to fly.

Travel rebound hopes hit by delay in Hong Kong-Singapore bubble

Despite less intense outbreaks in these cities, a recent uptick in cases in Hong Kong proved enough to delay the start of the air corridor between the two financial hubs.

Airbus bets small is beautiful as A220 chases post-Covid sales

The single-aisle plane, which seats as few as 100 passengers, can offer low operating costs and a flexible platform for long and short missions.

IndiGo to trim fleet size over 2 years as Covid pandemic rages on

IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta said the airline hasn’t engaged in any 'major renegotiation' with Airbus SE on new deliveries, but it will keep returning as many as 40 older planes a year.

Intense, surreal — the story of an airplane parking lot in the middle of nowhere

More than 100 planes are stored at the Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage facility in Australia, which can keep jets maintained and ready to be brought back into service when needed.

Boeing could sell its 3-decade old Seattle-area jetliner HQ to cut costs

Boeing is slimming down its manufacturing base around Seattle & planning to close a production line, as the aircraft market has been gutted by the pandemic.

Boeing 737 Max declared safe to fly, Europe’s aviation regulator says satisfied with changes

The comments mark the firmest endorsement yet from a major regulator of Boeing’s goal to return its beleaguered workhorse to service by year-end, following numerous delays and setbacks.

On Camera

YourTurn

The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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