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Mumbai Airport Celebrates Recycling Milestone
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Mumbai Airport Celebrates Recycling Milestone

Mumbai Airport's Celebration

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December 2023
It is now Zayed airport, Abu Dhabi
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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.

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December 2023
Delhi Airport's Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Initiative
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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.

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December 2023
E190-E2 and E195-E2 obtain certification from Singapore
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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.

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December 2023
ACI's Technology Innovation Awards
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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.

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December 2023
Delhi emerges crown jewel in Groupe ADP's portfolio
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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.

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December 2023
Boeing MAX 10 advances path to certification
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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.

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December 2023
Qantas honours 103-year-old 'Mamma,' the world's oldest passenger
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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.

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December 2023
BEYOND THE RUNWAYS
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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

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December 2023
Magzter revolutionises reading experience in Sri Lanka
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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.

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December 2023
Russia's successful test flight of IL-96-400M
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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.

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December 2023
AIRPORT BOOM AND BUST IN NEPAL, SRI LANKA
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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

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December 2023
Clark blows hot and cold on the A350-1000
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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.

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December 2023
DUBAI AIR SHOW BOEING TOPS THE CHARTS
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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.

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December 2023
A 'DREAM'LINER LANDS AT THE ANTARCTIC
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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

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December 2023
SIX THINGS DEFINED INDIAN AVIATION THIS YEAR
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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

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December 2023
From isolation TO LIBERATION
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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.

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October 2023
2,000 ENGINEERS OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS IS AIRBUS' MISSION IN INDIA
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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.

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October 2023
74 PERCENT WAS THE DOMESTIC PAID FIRST-CLASS LOAD FACTOR
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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.

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October 2023
2,264 FIRST-CLASS SEATS INVENTORY
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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.

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October 2023
22.81 PER CENT WAS THE REMARKABLE INCREASE IN PASSENGER NUMBERS
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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).

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October 2023
Bengaluru Airport set to expand with T3
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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.

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October 2023
Ayodhya Airport set to soar with November launch
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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.

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October 2023
Pune airport's new terminal nears launch
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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.

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October 2023
Air India launches 'Project Abhinandan'
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Air India launches 'Project Abhinandan'

Air India has introduced Project Abhinandan' to enhance the airport experience for its passengers.

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October 2023
Akasa and Air India Express: Pilot poaching accusations fuel legal battle
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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.

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October 2023
Vietnam Air, Boeing near $10 billion Max deal
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Vietnam Air, Boeing near $10 billion Max deal

Vietnam Airlines is reportedly set to sign a preliminary to purchase 737 jets, approximately $10 billion.

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October 2023
Future Aircrafts: Hydrogen or electric ?
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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.

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October 2023
A new airline in the desert
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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.

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October 2023
Joyce's messy exit
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Joyce's messy exit

Qantas' longest-serving CEO is out, but the airline faces a monumental PR disaster!

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October 2023

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