US grounds Boeing's money-spinning 737 Max aircraft over safety fears after Ethiopian Airlines plane crash
New satellite data and evidence from the scene of Sunday’s crash helped in suspending 737 MAX flights
Vistara places orders for 19 Airbus and Boeing planes worth $3.1 billion as it embarks on ambitious expansion plans
Vistara said it has agreed to place firm orders with Airbus for 13 aircraft from the A320 neo family and with Boeing for six 787-9 Dreamliner
Three passengers injured after inside panel of window in Air India flight falls off, DGCA probes incident
At least three passengers were injured on an Air India flight from Delhi to Amritsar on Thursday after the aircraft encountered heavy turbulence, causing an inside panel of a window to fall off
Why aviation regulator DGCA's diktat on A320neo jets will not impact IndiGo's near-term profitability
The trouble is with the Airbus A320neo aircraft fitted with a particular series of Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines, found to cause vibrations.
Boeing is increasingly optimistic about gradually making a mid-market plane to fill gaps in its lineup
Boeing voiced more optimism on Tuesday about going ahead with a new aircraft to fill a gap in its product line, but said the time frame for producing such a plane remained years away.
An Air India Delhi-bound flight from Hong Kong with around 154 passengers on board was diverted to Kolkata, where it landed under emergency conditions
Replying to a question on technical snags in Air India's Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet, he said there were 238 instances of delays of Boeing 787 flights which had occurred till 18 November this year.
The plane was brought back to Delhi and the passengers were later flown to Kolkata on another aircraft, said unnamed sources quoted by the news agency.
CAG today rapped Air India for spending over Rs 17 crore on allowances and hotel expenses for pilots and cabin crew from Mumbai to operate Dreamliner planes though most of the flights originated from Delhi.
The newest and longest of three 787 models, the 787-10 also is eagerly awaited by airlines seeking its increased seating.
In what is being seen as a recognition of the heavy traffic generated on its routes to the Indian subcontinent, the flagship carrier of the East African nation of Ethiopia has named its newest Boeing 787 Dreamliner after India's most famous monument.
Air India Ltd diverted a Boeing Co. 787 plane to Kuala Lumpur after pilots noticed a software glitch during a flight from Melbourne to New Delhi on Wednesday, in the latest incident involving the jet.
Now that SpiceJet and IndiGo have announced substantial reduction in advance purchase fares this morning and AI likely to follow suit, will they be able to fill more seats in the current quarter?<br /><br />
Boeing said the problem on a Japan Airlines 787 was discovered during scheduled maintenance. No passengers were on board. The company said it appears that a single battery cell "vented," or released gas.
The 787 has suffered a series of glitches since it was introduced two years ago, including overheating batteries that prompted regulators to ground the entire global fleet in January. Flights resumed in April.<br /><br />
Despite Air India's continuing mishaps with Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the national carrier has said that there are no safety concerns as the Boeing team is currently assessing the situation, reported CNBC-TV18.<br /><br />
The latest Boeing 787, carrying call-sign VT-ANG, landed at the IGI Airport at 1350 hours and was received by Air India CMD Rohit Nandan and Prabhat Kumar, joint secretary in the civil aviation ministry.
"The flight AI 116 sought priority landing yesterday around 2.30 am after pilots found some warning lights blipping as they were approaching Delhi," Air India officials said.
An Air India Dreamliner which developed a crack on its windshield while landing at the airport here is expected to return to Delhi tonight after repair, officials said today.