Mumbai Airport Celebrates Recycling Milestone
Mumbai Airport's Celebration
It is now Zayed airport, Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Airport will be renamed Zayed Airport in February 2024. This significant change coincides with the official opening of the airport's brand-new Terminal A.
Delhi Airport's Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Initiative
Delhi the Airport, GMR part of Airports Infrastructure Limited-led consortium, has unveiled a range of special services designed to enhance the travel experience for individuals with hidden disabilities at India's busiest airport.
E190-E2 and E195-E2 obtain certification from Singapore
Embraer's E190-E2 and E195-E2 have secured type certification from the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), adding another regulatory approval to their credentials.
ACI's Technology Innovation Awards
ACI's Technology Innovation Awards, held in partnership with Amadeus, highlight cutting-edge initiatives and leadership by airports that improve operations or increase efficiency.
Delhi emerges crown jewel in Groupe ADP's portfolio
Delhi has solidified its position as the flagship airport within Groupe ADP's portfolio by surpassing Paris airport in passenger numbers during the first nine months of 2023.
Boeing MAX 10 advances path to certification
Boeing's 737 MAX 10, the largest variant in the 737 MAX family, has achieved a significant milestone in its journey towards certification.
Qantas honours 103-year-old 'Mamma,' the world's oldest passenger
In a heartwarming celebration aboard Qantas flight QF127 to Hong Kong, the world's oldest Qantas passenger, 103-year-old Ngan Chun Kam, known affectionately as 'Mamma,' was met with cheers, applause, and a special announcement from the pilot.
BEYOND THE RUNWAYS
The advent of Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft marks a crucial moment in the evolution of urban air mobility. The questions that hang in the air are as numerous as the propellers on an eVTOL. Are they feasible, are they viable, how will it work and what are the many issues that need attention? VISHAL DUGGAL reports
Magzter revolutionises reading experience in Sri Lanka
Magzter, the world's largest digital newsstand, is set to transform the airport passenger experience in Sri Lanka, with Bandaranaike Airport and Jaffna Airport becoming the first 'Smart Reading Airports' in South Asia.
Russia's successful test flight of IL-96-400M
Russia's United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has achieved a significant milestone in its aviation endeavours with the successful test flight of the IL-96400M, a new widebody passenger aircraft under its umbrella of brands, which include Tupolev, Ilyushin, and Sukhoi.
AIRPORT BOOM AND BUST IN NEPAL, SRI LANKA
The fad for mega airports in Nepal and Sri Lanka has converted both countries into a graveyard of unused airports. But the thirst for more airports remains undiminished. A special report
Clark blows hot and cold on the A350-1000
Emirates President Tim Clark's recent scepticism regarding the Airbus A350-1000, particularly concerning the durability of its Trent XWB-97 engine, has raised questions about the airline's future fleet decisions.
DUBAI AIR SHOW BOEING TOPS THE CHARTS
This year's edition of the Dubai Air Show featured 20 national pavilions and showcased an impressive array of over 180 aircraft. The event provides a global platform for the exchange of insights, innovations, and collaborations in the dynamic field of aviation.
A 'DREAM'LINER LANDS AT THE ANTARCTIC
Servicing the scientists in Antarctica with a big wide body has been a long-term goal to reduce the carbon footprint in the region. Norse Atlantic Airways did that with a 787
SIX THINGS DEFINED INDIAN AVIATION THIS YEAR
It has been a gung-ho year for Indian aviation. The numbers are again back to record levels. The growth is again red hot and the airports and airlines are all in the black. AMEYA JOSHI REPORTS
From isolation TO LIBERATION
After languishing in solitary confinement at an abandoned Armenian zoo for five agonising years, 15-year-old lion Ruben, the once-loneliest lion in the world, embarked on an extraordinary journey of redemption, thanks to the concerted efforts of Animals Defenders International (ADI) and Qatar Airways Cargo.
2,000 ENGINEERS OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS IS AIRBUS' MISSION IN INDIA
Airbus is set to significantly expand its engineering workforce in India, with plans to hire an additional 2,000 engineers over the next two years.
74 PERCENT WAS THE DOMESTIC PAID FIRST-CLASS LOAD FACTOR
Achieved by Delta in August 2023, signifying that, on average, 74 percent of first-class seats were sold rather than offered as upgrades to elite members.
2,264 FIRST-CLASS SEATS INVENTORY
Has firmly established Emirates as a dominant player in the market. This figure surpasses the 700 first-class seats British Airways offered at second position Korean Air coming third with 690 seats.
22.81 PER CENT WAS THE REMARKABLE INCREASE IN PASSENGER NUMBERS
In August, compared to the same period in the previous year, according to recent data from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
Bengaluru Airport set to expand with T3
The Bengaluru Airport is gearing up for significant expansion with the construction of a third terminal, Terminal 3, expected to be operational in the 2030s.
Ayodhya Airport set to soar with November launch
The ambitious Ayodhya Airport project, known as the Maryada Purushottam Shriram International Airport, is currently progressing at an accelerated pace, to provide enhanced facilities for devotees and travellers shortly.
Pune airport's new terminal nears launch
The Pune airport's newly constructed terminal building is nearing operational status following the commencement of power supply and successful facility testing.
Air India launches 'Project Abhinandan'
Air India has introduced Project Abhinandan' to enhance the airport experience for its passengers.
Akasa and Air India Express: Pilot poaching accusations fuel legal battle
In the dynamic world of Indian aviation, two prominent carriers, Akasa Air and Air India Express, have found themselves embroiled in a legal battle over allegations of pilot poaching.
Vietnam Air, Boeing near $10 billion Max deal
Vietnam Airlines is reportedly set to sign a preliminary to purchase 737 jets, approximately $10 billion.
Future Aircrafts: Hydrogen or electric ?
Reducing emissions that leads to costly taxes and restrictions plus a reduction in operating costs for airlines will the key drivers as OEMs look at new technology options for future aircrafts. This is the only element that most manufacturers are agreed upon.
A new airline in the desert
Ready to muscle its way into the big boys club of Emirates, Qatar and Turkish, Riyadh Airline RIA) is the new kid on the black. Will it be able to create a mark? Will it be able to draw enough passengers to the Kingdom? Can it beat the other big hubs? We will know when the airline launches in 2025.
Joyce's messy exit
Qantas' longest-serving CEO is out, but the airline faces a monumental PR disaster!