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Air India to reduce non-stop flights to the US on account of crew shortage
Air India will see reduction of their flights to the US in the coming days as the airline tries to manage their pilot and cabin crew shortage. Here are the details.
Emirates unveils new livery
Emirates, the global carrier based out of Dubai, has just unveiled the next iteration of its iconic livery. Here are the details of the new livery.
Saudi Arabia announces Riyadh Air with investment from Saudi sovereign wealth fund
The Sovereign Wealth Fund of Saudi Arabia, Public Investment Fund, has announced they will launch a new “national airline” shortly known as Riyadh Air. Here are the details available so far.
Air India gets regulatory nod to allow pilots to operate multiple Boeing aircraft types
Air India has received permission from the DGCA to enable its pool of widebody pilots to be trained on more than one aircraft types. This is provisional and will be enabled for a very small subset of pilots for the time being. Read on.
Boeing cleared to resume 787 deliveries
Boeing is all set to resume deliveries of the 787 aircraft after a (comparatively) short gap in deliveries since late January 2023. Here are the details.
Boeing to set up a Passenger to Cargo Conversion line in India in partnership with GMR
Boeing is going to convert passenger aircraft into freighters in India very soon. The move should give insights into India’s aerospace capabilities in the days ahead.
IndiGo working on next aircraft order; might consider widebody aircraft as well
IndiGo, India’s largest airline, is now preparing for its next aircraft order, which could be well over the Air India order of 470 aircraft. Here is what we know so far.
Akasa inducts 18 aircraft; planning international launch by end of 2023
Akasa is planning a new aircraft order in the coming months and getting set to launch its international operations. Here are some details of the upcoming plans of Akasa
Virgin Atlantic joins SkyTeam Alliance
Virgin Atlantic officially joined the SkyTeam alliance on March 2, 2023. Here is what it means for the alliance, Virgin Atlantic and the members of the airline’s loyalty programme.
Lufthansa reveals new Business Class and First Class, including double bed suites
Lufthansa today revealed the details of their new premium product lineup, Allegris, which it expects to take to the skies in 2024 and onwards. It features a new double-bed suite and many other new configurations.