SpiceJet to buy 50 Q400 turboprops aircraft from Bombardier

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Jun 21, 2017: SpiceJet has decided to spend $1.7 billion on 50 Q400 turboprop airliners from Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. The budget carrier signed a letter of intent (LOI) during the International Paris Air Show. The LOI includes 25 Q400 turboprops… Continue Reading

flydubai renews contract with Mercator to enhance its cargo operations

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Jun 19, 2017: Dubai-based airline, flydubai, and Mercator, a global provider of software platforms and product-enabled solutions to the travel and transport industry, have agreed to extend their air cargo management contract for another seven years. The renewal agreement reaffirms… Continue Reading

Air Carnival loses flying licence

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Jun 19, 2017: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended Coimbatore-based carrier Air Carnival’s flying licence. The carrier did not operate a single flight since early April. While the government has been laying emphasis on the regional connectivity,… Continue Reading

Low-cost carriers get 1 month to shift to IGI Terminal 2

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Jun 16, 2017: Low-cost airlines will have to take a decision mutually within a month on who will shift operations to the revamped Terminal 2 from Terminal 1 (T1) at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport. The airport operator will… Continue Reading

Emirates SkyCargo begins freighter service to Luxembourg in partnership with Cargolux Airlines

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Jun 13, 2017: Emirates SkyCargo has operated the first of its scheduled weekly freighter service to Luxembourg recently. Emirates SkyCargo’s freighter operation between Luxembourg and Dubai World Central is one of the first steps in the implementation of the strategic… Continue Reading