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Jet Airways places additional orders for 737 MAX aircraft

Airline major Jet Airways has placed an additional order for 75 jets of Boeing “737 MAX 8″ aircraft during the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. According to a joint statement issued on Tuesday, the order, valued at $8.8 billion at current list prices, was previously posted as unidentified on Boeing’s Orders and Deliveries website. “Our latest

Boeing lifts industry demand forecast as air show deals roll on

Boeing raised its rolling 20-year industry forecast for passenger and cargo aircraft on Tuesday, as a steady flow of deals on day two of the Farnborough Airshow underscored the industry’s resilience to rising global trade tensions. The world’s biggest planemaker predicted 42,700 industry deliveries over the next two decades, up three percent from its estimate

As profit soars, BIAL under pressure to withdraw user fee

With the Bengaluru International Airport (BIAL) registering huge profits in the past three years, there is a growing demand for the withdrawal of the user development fee (UDF) levied on passenger. Pressure groups, including the Bangalore Political Action Committee (B.PAC), want the airport operator to source revenue for infrastructure projects from elsewhere instead of burdening

Qatar Airways’ flight lands ‘off-centred’ on Kochi runway

A Qatar Airways’ Kochi-bound Airbus A330 aircraft carrying 306 passengers from Doha landed “off-centred” on runway due to adverse weather conditions today morning, damaging 12 runway lights. However, all passengers were safe, a Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) spokesperson said. Two flights – a Dubai-bound FlyDubai and an Emirates’ flight for Kochi – were delayed

2 Indigo planes came face to face over Bangalore airspace

Two IndiGo planes came dangerously close to each other over Bengaluru airspace on Tuesday triggering collision avoidance alarm on both the aircraft. On July 10, 6E 779 and 6E 6505 came face to face when 6E 779 was at 27300 feet and 6505 was at 27500 feet. While 6E779 was flying between Coimbatore and Hyderabad,

Sri Lanka to construct third international airport

The Sri Lankan government is planning to construct a third international airport in Trincomalee in a bid to make the district the ‘Eastern Gateway into the Bay of Bengal’, authorities said on Thursday. “When you look back at Sri Lanka’s history, we were a hub in the Indian Ocean where there were several ports,” Prime

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