ONE OF THE SEGMENTS of the national economy that has suffered most from a debilitating impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the year 2020, has been the Indian civil aviation industry. This indeed was somewhat tragic as India has been among the fastest growing civil aviation markets in the world. The adverse effect on the financial position of companies in the civil aviation sector on account of the COVID-19 Pandemic, was further aggravated by the fact that this devastating phenomenon came close on the heels of the global economic slowdown.
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TATA GROUP RIDING THE AMBITIOUS AVIATION ARC
Having raised its stake in AirAsia India, alongside operating Vistara, Tata Group is a strong bidder for Air India too
PRATT & WHITNEY PUREPOWER ENGINES
The Pratt & Whitney PurePower Geared Turbofan engine introduced dramatic improvements in propulsive efficiency and noise reduction
SIX BOEING 777 FREIGHTERS FOR CHINA AIRLINES
China Airlines has becomes the 20th operator of the twin-aisle freighter. The company’s Chairman Hsieh Su-Chien stated:
TATA'S STAKE CLIMB UP THE LADDER IN INDIAN AVIATION INDUSTRY
Tata group increased its holdings in AirAsia India to 84 per cent
INDIAN AIRLINE INDUSTRY ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY
Around two months after the imposition of total lockdown for three weeks commencing March 23, 2020, domestic flights albeit with much reduced frequency, were permitted to operate
EMBRAER E190 OPERATING WITH MYANMAR AIRWAYS
On December 21 last year, Myanmar Airways International’s (MAI) first Embraer E190 commenced operations from Yangon.
EMERGING CONFIGURATIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE AVIATION
Aviation contributes two per cent of humanmade Co 2 emissions and has challenged itself to reduce net emissions even while demand for air travel and transport has grown significantly
BLURRING DISTINCTION BETWEEN NARROW-BODY AND WIDE-BODY AIRLINERS
The major benefit which will emerge is that terribly busy hubs will de-congest with the number of transiting passengers reducing drastically as the layovers at the hubs will be done away with
Supersonic Airliners On The Horizon
Although the aviation industry has been severely hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the nascent field of high-speed civil aviation is one area that is recording noteworthy progress
Travel Transitions In 2021
From contactless checkin to biometric gateways, cabin cleaning, increased collaboration, domestic travel, common travel digital passport, travelling in 2021 and beyond comes decked up with innovations
Celebrate Good Times
Travelers again look to special trips to observe life’s milestones.
Cuba Bets Big on Its Own Vaccines
If they prove effective, locally made drugs could be an economic lifeline for the island
Sometimes, an idea needs time to incubate until it’s ready to grow. That was the case with Sujata Massey’s series about Perveen Mistry, a woman attorney practicing in India during the 1920s.
VIRUS TESTING STRATEGIES, OPINIONS VARY WIDELY IN US SCHOOLS
Children are having their noses swabbed or saliva sampled at school to test for the coronavirus in cities such as Baltimore, New York and Chicago. In other parts of the U.S., school districts are reluctant to check even students showing signs of illness for COVID-19.
THIRTEEN FASCINATING 4X4S from the2020 Fall 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals
Recap of the 39th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Fall 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals
Klara Landrat & Her Journey with Endometriosis
Klara Landrat is an American-Israeli actress of Polish origin, producer, a writer known for her talent worldwide. She is starring in the Irish TV series – “Gods & Fighting Men” due for release in 2021.
COVID hold lifted, hoping for games soon
Morey playing for Bucksport
Ourlads' Giants draft analysis
A year full of firsts due to the COVID-19 pandemic made the entire process leading up to the 2021 NFL Draft both unorthodox and limited.
HER MAJESTY PEDDLING HOMEMADE HOOCH!
QUEEN ELIZABETH looks like a dowdy, straitlaced granny, but she’s turned into a heck of a bartender — serving up her own brands of homemade hooch!