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Coronavirus Impact: Air passenger traffic may witness 30% negative growth this fiscal from earlier estimate of 25%, says CARE Ratings
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Coronavirus Impact: Air passenger traffic may witness 30% negative growth this fiscal from earlier estimate of 25%, says CARE Ratings

Air passenger traffic is expected to log a 30 percent negative growth during this fiscal from an earlier estimate of a 20-25 percent negative growth amid coronavirus pandemic, rating agency CARE Ratings said on Tuesday

Longest direct passenger flight arrives in Sydney from New York in 17-hour 'ultra-long-haul' journey
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Longest direct passenger flight arrives in Sydney from New York in 17-hour 'ultra-long-haul' journey

Last year, Qantas introduced the first 17-hour, direct flight from Perth to London, one of the longest passenger flights in the world.

IAF Tejas Light Combat Aircraft drops fuel tank midair near Coimbatore, lands safely at Tamil Nadu's Sulur air base
India

IAF Tejas Light Combat Aircraft drops fuel tank midair near Coimbatore, lands safely at Tamil Nadu's Sulur air base

The fuel tank of an indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas combat aircraft fell during a training sortie by the IAF near Sulur air base in Tamil Nadu

IAF Jaguar pilot jettisons two fuel tanks, practice bombs after bird hit; lands safely at Ambala air base
India

IAF Jaguar pilot jettisons two fuel tanks, practice bombs after bird hit; lands safely at Ambala air base

Early reports have quoted IAF sources as saying that an Indian Air Force pilot jettisoned fuel tanks of his aircraft after one of the aircraft’s engines failed after being hit by a bird

IAF lost 27 aircrafts in crashes since 2016, defence ministry tells Lok Sabha; figure includes 15 fighter jets, helicopters
India

IAF lost 27 aircrafts in crashes since 2016, defence ministry tells Lok Sabha; figure includes 15 fighter jets, helicopters

In 2019-20, so far, an AN-32 transport aircraft crashed in Arunachal Pradesh, killing 13 IAF personnel earlier this month.

Vistara to launch international flights in second half of 2019, says CEO Leslie Thng
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Vistara to launch international flights in second half of 2019, says CEO Leslie Thng

Full-service carrier Vistara, which has been serving the Indian skies for more than four years, plans to launch international services in the second half of this year

First time in over 5 years, India's domestic air traffic growth falls in April on Jet Airways shutdown: IATA
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First time in over 5 years, India's domestic air traffic growth falls in April on Jet Airways shutdown: IATA

India's domestic air traffic registered first negative growth rate in more than five years in April, mainly due to the demise of Jet Airways, global airlines' grouping IATA said on Wednesday

Aviation regulator asks airlines to increase number of flights to stabilise rising airfares
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Aviation regulator asks airlines to increase number of flights to stabilise rising airfares

India's aviation regulator has asked all airlines to come out with an individual medium-term plan by Wednesday on enhancing the availability of domestic flights, in a move aimed at curbing rising airfares, government officials said

Jet Airways currently operational with only 15 aircraft, says aviation secretary P S Kharola
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Jet Airways currently operational with only 15 aircraft, says aviation secretary P S Kharola

Less than 15 aircraft of Jet Airways are currently operational, Civil Aviation Secretary P S Kharola said on Wednesday

Naresh Goyal steps down from Jet Airways board: Eight charts depict cash-strapped airline's performance over one and half decade
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Naresh Goyal steps down from Jet Airways board: Eight charts depict cash-strapped airline's performance over one and half decade

Jet Airways Founder and Chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal will resign from the board of the crisis-hit airline, according to a regulatory filing.

Jet Airways grounds 4 more planes for non-payment of lease rentals; total number of non-operational aircraft stands at 41
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Jet Airways grounds 4 more planes for non-payment of lease rentals; total number of non-operational aircraft stands at 41

Cash-strapped Jet Airways on Monday said it has grounded four more planes, taking the number of aircraft that are non-operational due to non-payment of lease rentals to 41

Jet Airways planes to be redeployed if no restructure agreed this month, says lessor’s CEO
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Jet Airways planes to be redeployed if no restructure agreed this month, says lessor’s CEO

“We have grounded our aircraft, we have control over our aircraft, but we have not terminated the leases and we are waiting for the airline to approve all its restructuring with the State Bank of India,” FLY Leasing CEO Colm Barrington told analysts on results call on Thursday

Jet Airways shares plunge over 6% after company grounds seven more planes
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Jet Airways shares plunge over 6% after company grounds seven more planes

Shares of Jet Airways fell by over 6 percent on Thursday after the company said seven more aircraft have been grounded due to non-payment of lease rentals

Scare for IndiGo passengers on Chennai-bound flight after second engine fails; plane lands safely
India

Scare for IndiGo passengers on Chennai-bound flight after second engine fails; plane lands safely

With 43 passengers on board, the pilot declared a distress call at the time of landing after the Indigo flight's second engine failed,

Indian carriers need $50 billion of financing to take expected scheduled delivery of planes over 10 years: Report
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Indian carriers need $50 billion of financing to take expected scheduled delivery of planes over 10 years: Report

With a total of 1,055 aircraft on order, as many as 100 planes consisting of wide-body, narrow-body and regional ones are to be delivered to Indian carriers each year for the next five years

Aviation ministry eyes 5-fold rise in passenger trips to 1 bn in 15-20 yrs: Union minister Jayant Sinha
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Aviation ministry eyes 5-fold rise in passenger trips to 1 bn in 15-20 yrs: Union minister Jayant Sinha

The Minister of State for Civil Aviation said that the government is working on steps such as developing new greenfield airports and skilling manpower to achieve this target

SpiceJet to expand fleet size; to place order for over 100 aircrafts in 2-3 months
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SpiceJet to expand fleet size; to place order for over 100 aircrafts in 2-3 months

SpiceJet disclosed plans in November to buy more than 150 planes and that it was in talks with both Boeing and Airbus

India making efforts to block sale of F-16 jets to Pakistan: Sartaj Aziz
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India making efforts to block sale of F-16 jets to Pakistan: Sartaj Aziz

The Indian lobby has been making "untiring efforts" to reverse the US decision and block the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, sais Sartaj Aziz.

Don't have the numbers to fight Pakistan and China simultaneously: IAF
India

Don't have the numbers to fight Pakistan and China simultaneously: IAF

In a candid admission, the IAF on Thursday said that given its depleting strength, it does not have the adequate numbers to "fully execute" an air campaign in case of a two-front war involving Pakistan and China simultaneously.

Russia is testing modern weapons in Syria: NATO
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Russia is testing modern weapons in Syria: NATO

NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg warned that Russia is testing "some of their most modern weapons" in Syria, while carrying out a great military deployment.