Qatar Cargo takes delivery of its second Boeing 747-8 freighter

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December 15, 2017: Qatar Airways Cargo has added the second Boeing 747-8 freighter to its expanding fleet. The freighter is part of the order, which the airline had placed with Boeing consisting two 747-8 freighters and four 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at… Continue Reading

SpiceJet to commence 6 new flights to cater to the peak tourist season

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December 14, 2017: SpiceJet is launching six new additional frequencies to cater to the surge in demand owing to the upcoming holiday season. The new seasonal flights will be effective from December 22, 2017 and will continue till February 5, 2018. The airline… Continue Reading

AAI to assist Haryana government in creating international aviation hub in Hisar

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December 13, 2017: AAI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Government of Haryana for development of civil aviation infrastructure in the state especially for the creation of an international aviation hub in Hisar. The MoU was jointly signed by Ashok… Continue Reading

Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurates new terminal at Hubballi airport

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December 13, 2017: Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju recently inaugurated the upgraded terminal building at the Hubballi Airport. Ananth Kumar, Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs; Jayant Sinha, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation; RV… Continue Reading

Turkish Airlines receives its first Boeing 777 freighter

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December 8, 2017: Turkish Airlines has received its first of the two 777 freighters from Boeing. The 777 Freighter, the world’s longest-range twin-engine freighter, is based on the technologically advanced 777-200LR (Longer Range) passenger airplane and can fly 4,900 nautical miles (9,070 kilometers)… Continue Reading

October’s air passenger performance marks strong bounce-back after weather-impacted September

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December 4, 2017: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometres, or RPKs) rose 7.2 percent compared to the same month last year. Capacity grew 6.2 percent and load… Continue Reading

Air India to be sold as one entity, says Jayant Sinha

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December 2, 2017: Minister of state for aviation Jayant Sinha has stated that the government will not separate the domestic and international airline businesses of Air India to attract buyers for the national carrier. Earlier, IndiGo, which had expressed interest in acquiring Air… Continue Reading

Air India the least emittent of carbon and noise at Heathrow Airport

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December 1, 2017: Air India has been tagged as the cleanest and least noise polluting airline among airlines operating out of Heathrow Airport. This has come out in a survey conducted by Heathrow Airport recently. Air India which operates Boeing… Continue Reading