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.
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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.
Air India confirms it will induct A350-900 aircraft originally fitted for Aeroflot
Air India has confirmed that their first six A350 aircraft will be delivered as-is, as they were destined for Aeroflot initially. Here are the details.
Air India orders 470 aircraft with Airbus and Boeing to modernise fleet in the largest commercial aviation order till date
Air India has finally announced its big order of 470 aircraft, joining up both Airbus and Boeing to help them grow in the future. Here are the details.
Air India stitches up 470 aircraft order with Airbus and Boeing. First planes to arrive in 2023.
Signed, Sealed, and now on the customers’ desk to be delivered to the world. While Air India writes out the press release, here is an insight in the aircraft order that is slated to be announced soon from Air India.
Vistara launching flights between Mumbai and Mauritius on March 26, 2023
Vistara will be operating new flights to Mauritius in the coming weeks. Here are the details.