Friday, 2 December, 2022

Topic: Boeing

Boeing, Airbus in talks for multi-jet order from Air India

Tata Sons, which bought the airline from the Indian government last month, has begun talks with the planemakers for jets including Airbus A350-900s and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.

Mega deal in mind, Rafale M takes off from Navy’s Goa test range, Boeing F/A 18 next

The marine version of the French fighter jet performed a ski-jump —a crucial take-off capability — to demonstrate its ability to operate from Indian aircraft carriers.

Jet Airways in talks with Boeing, Airbus for 100 aircraft in revival bid

The winning bidders for Jet Airways plan to start flights in the first three months of next year. The potential revival will be the first for any airline under India’s bankruptcy laws.

Tamil Nadu firm bags Boeing contract to manufacture, supply aviation components

Aerospace Engineers won a long-time contract with the global aerospace giant and deliveries of the parts would begin early next year.

India set to allow Boeing 737 Max to resume flights within days

An official said that Boeing continues to work to safely return the Max to service, adding that over 170 out of 195 global regulators have opened their airspace for the model.

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s low-cost Akasa airline could launch operations with Boeing 737 Max fleet

A deal with Jhunjhunwala’s new airline, which is looking at operating a fleet of 70 aircraft in 4 years, will give Boeing a foothold in a market currently dominated by Airbus SE.

Boeing postpones Starliner flight to ISS twice in 24 hours after another glitch

Boeing postponed its launch of the Starliner just 2.5 hours short of launch. The unscrewed capsule was to demonstrate docking with the ISS.

Boeing to test ‘Curtain of Air’ to fight Covid: What it is & how it can protect fliers

Air curtains are already in use in malls, restaurants and airports. They serve as a barrier against suspended pollutants, dust particles and pathogen-laden droplets of moisture.

India’s air traffic recovering rapidly, will double by 2030 from pre-Covid days, Boeing says

Boeing says that while Covid remains a near-term challenge, domestic demand will bounce back to 2019 levels through 2021, while international traffic will recover by 2023.

Boeing to pay up $6.6 mn to US regulators for failing to comply with safety accord

The company agreed to pay $5.4 million to settle earlier cases brought against the company and another $1.21 million for two more recent cases.

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

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.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.