Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: Boeing

Boeing steps up response to criticism after fatal Lion Air crash

Boeing has been accused of not sharing information about a new system that may have caused the Indonesia crash.

Airline business is booming, says Jayant Sinha

Says some private players are in crisis due to the dynamics of the airlines sector

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. 

Donald Trump lashes out at Google, and Xi Jinping unleashes charm offensive on BRI

Greece cracks down on aid workers 'smuggling migrants', and journalists in Bosnia protest after attack on reporter.

Flying trains could be coming your way

Akka Technologies’s ‘Link & Fly’ will allow passengers to board a train-like tube which later transforms into an aircraft.

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.

Boeing sees two-year wait for world’s biggest fighter jet deal

Boeing said in April that it would partner with Hindustan Aeronautics and Mahindra Defense Systems to manufacture the F/A-18 Super Hornet in India.

US Dreamliner Boeing hounds out newest Airbus jetliner to India

Indian airline Vistara is poised to place an order for six 787s aircrafts worth as much as $3.3 billion, including options. 

With last-minute approval, India set to snap up world’s last available C-17 Globemaster

Two years after the special request made to hold aircraft for India, defence ministry committee clears signing of contract.

India on verge of losing last available C-17 Globemaster over red tape

Special request made to US in 2015 to hold last aircraft; MoD process stuck despite approval.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.