Air India grappling with Dreamliner woes

Air India grappling with Dreamliner woes

Facing frequent technical problems in its Dreamliner fleet, Air India has found itself in a spot as absence of contractual provisions is hindering the national carrier's efforts to get financial compensation from aircraft maker Boeing.

Boeing, Iran airlines in talks on new aircraft sales

US aerospace giant Boeing expressed caution Monday after executives held talks in Iran on providing new aircraft to Iranian carriers last week.

With Rafale deal in limbo, India may buy American F/A-18 fighter jets

With Rafale deal in limbo, India may buy American F/A-18 fighter jets

A report said on Wednesday that the jets may be supplied to the IAF under the Make in India programme.

Boeing and Airbus expect Indian airlines to order up to 1,740 jets over the next 20 years

Boeing and Airbus expect Indian airlines to order up to 1,740 jets over the next 20 years, as aircraft manufacturers eye one of the world`s fastest-growing aviation markets to offset any weaker sales elsewhere.

US case filed against Boeing over MH370 disappearance

The family of an MH370 passenger has brought a lawsuit against Boeing in what is believed to be the first case filed in the United States against the manufacturer of the missing plane.

Australia to test debris found two years after Malaysian jet disappeared

A piece of debris found off the southeast African coast that could be from a missing Malaysia Airlines flight is being sent to Australia for testing, officials said on Thursday, two years after the plane carrying 239 people disappeared.

Emirates postpones launch of world's longest flight

Emirates Airline, which was scheduled to launch what it called the world's longest non- stop flight this month between Dubai and Panama City, has said it was postponing those plans for around a year.

Watch: Sunita Williams talks on NASA's Commercial Crew

Watch: Sunita Williams talks on NASA's Commercial Crew

Sunita Williams, along with three other astronauts, will train closely with Boeing and SpaceX as they develop a new generation of human-rated space systems in partnership with NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

SpaceX aims for historic rocket launch, landing

SpaceX aims for historic rocket launch, landing

"If successful, this test would mark the first time in history an orbital rocket has successfully achieved a land landing," SpaceX said in a statement.

Fokker, Aequs sign pact to supply components to Boeing

Fokker, Aequs sign pact to supply components to Boeing

 Dutch firm Fokker Technologies, a division of GKN Aerospace, and aerospace manufacturer Aequs on Thursday signed an agreement to supply machined components for Boeing's Chinook heavy lift helicopter that India is  buying. 

British Airways to deploy Dreamliner on Mumbai route

British Airways will deploy the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from the city beginning September next year, making it the second route in the country after New Delhi.

Air India mops up Rs 7,000 crore through aircraft sale

Air India mops up Rs 7,000 crore through aircraft sale

Air India has mopped up Rs 7,000 crore by selling nine of its 21 Dreamliner planes to a Singaporean lessor, which it has taken back on lease from the company under an SLB arrangement.

NASA directs SpaceX to launch US astronauts to ISS

NASA directs SpaceX to launch US astronauts to ISS

In a significant step toward expanding research opportunities aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and reducing its dependence on Russian launch facilities, NASA has ordered California based-company SpaceX to launch astronauts from US soil.

Indian Navy's air power gets boost with P8i aircraft

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the long range maritime patrol P8i aircraft will enable the Indian Navy to undertake extensive surveillance and swift action.

China rolls out its first passenger plane C919; to take on Airbus, Boeing

China rolls out its first passenger plane C919; to take on Airbus, Boeing

The C919, a narrow-body jet which can seat 168 passengers, has been under production at a facility in commercial hub Shanghai for over a year, as workers assembled components under the guidance of Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC).

China-developed passenger aircraft C919 aims to replace Boeing 777

A China-made large passenger aircraft expected to give the Boeing 777 a tough competition is set to take off commercially, a media report said on Monday.

Boeing Q3 earnings soar 25% on deliveries of huge orders

Revenues for the period came in at USD 25.85 billion, up 8.7 percent from a year ago, translating into net earnings of USD 1.70 billion, up 25.1 percent over the third quarter of 2014.

Boeing plans to assemble Chinook or Apache choppers in India

Boeing plans to assemble Chinook or Apache choppers in India

American aviation giant Boeing on Friday said it plans to assemble either its Chinook heavy-lift helicopters or Apache attack choppers in India even as it gears to offer the possibility of manufacturing a fighter jet aircraft in the country.

SpiceJet to order 'significant' number of aircraft this fiscal

SpiceJet to order 'significant' number of aircraft this fiscal

Without divulging details, he said the number of aircraft to be ordered will depend on the deal that it gets from the manufacturers.

Etihad Airways not planning to use cash pile for new planes

Etihad Airways not planning to use cash pile for new planes

Etihad Airways CEO James Hogan Tuesday dashed Boeing and Airbus's hopes of a spending spree by the Abu Dhabi airline following its success in raising 700 million dollars in investment capital.