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United Technologies’ acquisition of Rockwell Collins is one of the largest acquisitions and mergers in the history of aerospace world. This acquisition brings together Rockwell Collins alongwith UTC Aerospace Systems to create Collins Aerospace Systems.
Ravi S. Menon, Executive Director, Air Works India, spoke to Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief, SP’s AirBuz, about the company.
CORSIA is of vital importance to airlines as it is the means by which we can keep our commitment to carbon neutral growth (CNG) from 2020 by capping our net emissions
On October 30 this year, the leading Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA), inaugurated its Business Aviation arm with the launch of a pair of business jets, the HA-420 HondaJet
The way the cost of Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) is escalating, there is a need to look for alternative sources of energy or for designing engines with better efficiency.
Keeping in view optimum fuel efficiency, emerging environmental concerns and regulatory provisions, P&WC began working on the future-looking PW800 series in July 2008 when it launched the PurePower PW800 engine
The vast majority of scientists believe that global warming is real, that human activity causes it and that slashing carbon emissions is now an urgent imperative.
With the much awaited policy on operation of unmanned air systems (UAS) declared, the Indian aviation sector has entered a new era
The over five lakh civilian drones operating illegally in India should be regularised and integrated into the ecosystem to ensure success of the new Drone Policy
In order to make sure that the airports under Airports Authority of India can accommodate the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), mobile Air Traffic Control towers are set to be purchased to meet the infrastructure requirements for RCS
Pratt & Whitney launched its Industry Capability Enhancement programme to support medium and small scale enterprises serving global aerospace majors through precision manufacturing and highly specialised engineering services from India.
The government has finally decided to confront with determination, the escalating problem of air safety in the Indian civil aviation industry
Jet Airways, which has been facing turbulence from rising oil prices and a depreciating rupee and is struggling even to pay salaries, is now facing a takeover bid by the Tata Group.
In early September this year, Tata-SIA joint venture airlines Vistara and British Airways have signed a code-share agreement expanding on their existing interline partnership.
In August this year, SpiceJet, declared its first quarter results for the fiscal year 2018- 2019. Much like its rival IndiGo, it was a result that reflected the ongoing weakness in the market and was below expectations.
At the end of August this year, Jet Airways said it will seek capital infusion and sell the stake in its loyalty programme after reporting a net loss of 13.26 billion in the April-June quarter (Q1) of 2018-19.
The second quarter financial results of the fiscal year 2018-2019 declared by IndiGo, reveals a net loss of 652.1 crore and highlights the challenges facing Indian aviation.
Airline analysts and the founder of the country’s first low-cost airline have said that the full-service carrier Jet Airways should consider going the low-cost way for its sustenance.
A loss of about £53 million for the financial year ending March 31, 2018 was reported by Qatar Airways following what the airline is calling the “most challenging year” in its 20-year history.
Not only passenger traffic, but air cargo traffic is also growing at a brisk pace for Indian carriers. As per the DGCA, domestic air cargo that was about seven lakh tonnes in 2017-18, grew at about nine per cent year-on-year...
Boeing delivered its 2,000th airplane to a Chinese operator, a 737 MAX for Xiamen Airlines. The milestone and the pace at which it was reached reflect the accelerating growth in the world’s largest commercial aviation market.
As per the DGCA, India’s domestic air passenger traffic grew by 17.17 per cent in August 2018. During the month, 1.13 crore passengers were ferried by domestic airlines, up from 96.90 lakh in August 2017.
End August, 2018, Mahindra Aerospace signed with Botswana’s Major Blue Air Ltd as its first worldwide customer for its FAA certified 10-seater turboprop aircraft, the Airvan 10.
Speaking at the International Aviation Summit in New Delhi, Alexandre de Juniac, Director General and CEO of International Air Transport Association (IATA), called on the Indian government to address on priority...
The scheduled commuter airline, Air Deccan, which is now owned by Ahmedabad-based firms GSEC Aviation and Monarch Networth Capital, had launched its services in Maharashtra last year.
The UDAN scheme launched in June 2016 has been hailed by the Government as a game-changer. The intent of the scheme is to connect un-served and under-served airports across the country in an affordable manner...
In September this year, low-cost carrier SpiceJet has taken delivery of Bombardier’s first 90-seat Q400 turbo-prop regional aircraft.
The American aerospace giant Boeing is actively working on technology that would remove the need for two pilots in the cockpit of its passenger jets.
Inmarsat and Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) have agreed on a strategic collaboration for an initial ten-year period, to combine their highly complementary market-leading services to offer broadband in-flight connectivity...
Air BP’s Global Operations Standards Manager, Olivia Stone, has been elected as the Council Chair of the Joint Inspection Group (JIG), the first female Chair in JIG’s 50-year history.
The biggest aviation event in recent times was United Technologies Corp. announcing the completion of its acquisition of Rockwell Collins and the formation of Collins Aerospace through the combination of UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins.