States and territories of India

March 26, 2012 - 3:50pm
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India could emerge as the third largest aviation market by 2029, from a ranking of 12th in 2010, according to a new report from the Airports Council International (ACI) at the recent India Aviation show in Hyderabad.

February 15, 2012 - 11:10am

In an industry that is “all turnover with no leftover,” in the words of IATA director general and CEO Tony Tyler, there is an increasing frustration being felt by carriers wanting to fly to India, but with the Indian government failing to indicate an interest in opening up routes.

October 4, 2011 - 8:40pm

Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet took delivery of its fourth Q400 NextGen on September 7 and planned to deploy it late last month along with three others it received starting in late August. A delay in clearance from the Reserve Bank of India forced a postponement of first deliveries from July to the last week of August.

May 26, 2011 - 3:35pm

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai became the first in India to offer a dedicated facility for international private jet travel when it was allowed to operate international flights from its general aviation terminal in the middle of April.

May 26, 2011 - 8:20am

Mumbai is the first airport in India to start international operations from a dedicated general aviation (GA) terminal, which until last month catered only to private domestic charters.

May 24, 2011 - 8:20am

There is “uneven progress” toward recovery, JPMorgan said in its latest business jet market update.

April 27, 2011 - 5:15am

India’s civil aviation authority, the DGCA, is considering grounding all Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) Dhruvs until the airframe is modified around the intermediate gearbox (IGB) in the tail fin. In some helicopters, “cracks were observed on the rib bottom of the IGB [and an associated area],” according to a proposed airworthiness directive issued in March.

April 7, 2011 - 10:00am

India’s civil aviation authority, the DGCA, is considering grounding all civil Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Dhruv light twin helicopters until the airframe is modified around the intermediate gearbox (IGB) in the tailfin. In some helicopters, “Cracks were observed on the rib bottom of the IGB and the associated area of the fin torsion box assembly,” according to a recently proposed Airworthiness Directive.

February 27, 2011 - 1:15pm

Bangalore, India-based Helicopter Academy to Train by Simulation of Flying, a CAE-Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) training joint venture, received a simulator cockpit for the civil Dhruv light twin in February. It is now being integrated with an existing mission simulator and should be ready for training in May.

February 27, 2011 - 7:45am

As India celebrated the centenary year of commercial aviation last month, the nationπs business aviation sector is poised for exponential growth fueled by the nation's expanding economy.

 
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