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Debt-ridden Jet Airways may lose planes amid demand for older Boeing models

Demand for older versions of 737s is set to increase after two recent crashes involving 737 Max 8 jets prompt regulators to bar the plane amid safety investigations.

Is DGCA callous about Indian fliers’ safety and soft on Boeing 737 MAX & Airbus A320 Neo?

The DGCA issued safety regulations regarding the operation of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, a day after an Ethiopian Airlines’ plane crash.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Indian Airlines defined flying for three generations post-Independence

Despite chronic delays and unexciting food, Indian Airlines was a brand Indians were close to.
A protective cover sits on a wing engine fitting of an undelivered Airbus A320neo passenger jet operated by IndiGo | Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg

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.
Boeing 737 | Mike kane/Bloomberg

Indian will need 2,300 planes worth $320b in 20 years: Boeing

India, the fastest growing domestic aviation market, will likely need around 10 jets between 2018-2037, as per Boeing's forecast.
A Jet Airways India Ltd. aircraft in Mumbai | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

PM Modi seeking Tata’s help won’t secure Jet Airways for many reasons

Squashing Jet and Vistara together isn’t going to be nearly enough to achieve extraordinary profits once it stopped competing so hard for customers.

Why the world’s longest flight is a luxurious prison

In comparison with the other options to get from Singapore to New York, this route is preferable. Here’s what a coddled business traveller needs to know.

Airfare wars mean boom for Indian flyers, doom for airlines

While India has experienced 46 consecutive months of double-digit passenger growth, a protracted fare war has driven ticket prices so low that most airlines can hardly cover costs.

As demand picks up Indian companies pass on higher prices to consumers

More than 1,200 manufacturing firms polled by the Reserve Bank of India reported input price pressures and an increase in selling prices.
A Jet Airways flight

Once a frontrunner, Jet Airways is now crumbling under pressure of the aviation boom

Facing competition from airlines like IndiGo, GoAir, and SpiceJet, the airline is facing the probability of failing to repay its obligations next year.

On Camera

Kanshiram (centre) along with the other founding members of BAMCEF in the 1970s | Facebook

Kanshi Ram matters in 2019 polls and why some think he deserves a Bharat Ratna

Kanshi Ram promised the lower castes that if they can organise themselves into a grand voting bloc, they will become the ruler of this country.
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Anil Ambani pays up: Defaulting tycoons can no longer game the system or is it a one-off?

Anil Ambani Tuesday escaped a three-month prison term after his elder brother Mukesh Ambani agreed to repay money Reliance Communications owed to Ericsson’s local unit.

Defence

Mi-25 gunships | YouTube

Chopper delivery from India to Afghanistan delayed by a year, now likely in June

Questions are, however, being raised in Afghanistan on whether India will be able to deliver the Mi-25 gunship choppers as it heads into elections & amid tension with Pakistan.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?