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Commercial operations of A-380 in India to begin from May 30

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 12:16

Another daily flight would continue to be operated with B-777s. In total, 14 flights would serve each city per week, an airline statement said.

US allows Boeing to sell plane parts to Iran

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 10:51

The license covers a "limited period of time" and allows Boeing only "to provide them spare parts that are for safety purposes."

Airbus, Boeing project healthy outlook for Indian market

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 21:58

Two leading global aircraft makers, Airbus and Boeing, Thursday projected a healthy outlook for the Indian market, saying that airlines in the country would have a demand of 1,300 to 1,600 more planes till 2032.

Airbus appoints Dwarakanath as India CEO, Champion as chairman

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 18:43

Airbus also has plans to set up a Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) capability which will be established at a later date, it said.

Singapore buys A330 air tankers, India in talks: Airbus

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 02:35

Airbus Defence and Space said on Friday that it will supply six A330 MRTT refuelling jets to Singapore`s air force and that India was close to ordering another half dozen.

Airbus orders more frequent A380 wing fatigue checks

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 04:25

Europe`s Airbus has ordered more frequent inspections of the wings of the world`s largest passenger jet after discovering unexpected levels of metal fatigue during testing on an A380 factory mock-up, industry sources said on Thursday.

Airbus Group reports profit jump, record activity in 2013

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 19:08

As air traffic enters a new phase of growth, and airlines queue up to re-equip their fleets with new and more efficient aircraft, the baseline figures are huge.

Flying Returns

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 01:16

With the Indian aviation industry in for sweeping changes, young aspirants may well realize their dream of earning their wings, says Dr. N G R Iyengar

Airbus buys German lender to create company bank

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 23:38

Airbus Group pressed ahead with post-Lehman plans to acquire its own banking licence on Friday, saying it would buy small German lender Salzburg Muenchen Bank AG to boost its financing options.

Airbus A-380s to operate from Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 16:10

The restrictions on the fully double-decker planes were lifted after weeks of consultation between Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Air India and Airports Authority of India.

Fund cut may result in postponement of Defence Minister`s key purchases

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 23:38

Defence Ministry faced cut of Rs 7,800 crore in modernisation funds which may result in postponement of key military purchases such as attack choppers and mid-air refuelling tankers, officials said.

BOC to lease Airbus jets to new Tata-SIA airline: Sources

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 16:51

Singapore-based BOC Aviation looks poised to supply aircraft to India`s latest airline as new players jostle to capture growth in Asia`s third-biggest economy, two industry sources said.