Aviation Industry

Driven by new airlines, the Indian aeronautics sector could take off in 2022

More than 18 months after the COVID-19 pandemic crippled the economy, the aviation sector has yet to fully recover. But the latest data from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) shows that things could be on the rise. Between January and October 2021, national airlines carried nearly 6.21 crore …

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Emirates news agency – Etihad welcomes group of aircraft mechanics to national workforce

Thu 25-11-2021 15:10 PM ABOU DHABI, November 25, 2021 (WAM) – Etihad welcomed its first graduates of the Aircraft Mechanics Development Program this week, having successfully obtained the Category A license in aircraft maintenance, approved by the Authority. United Arab Emirates Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). Eight UAE national aircraft mechanics, …

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Archer Brings Together Best-In-Class Flight Control & Software Team As They Propel To The First Flight | New

PALO ALTO, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – November 23, 2021– Archer Aviation Inc. (NYSE: ACHR), a leading developer of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, has built a world-class flight control and software team as the company accelerates its first flight later this year recently. by appointing Sergio Ferreira …

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ICAO grants international training license to 7 Saudi trainers

RIYAD – The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has granted an international training license to four Saudi trainers from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GACA), bringing to 7 the number of internationally accredited Saudi trainers in the field of aviation safety. The licenses reflect the ability of Saudi executives who …

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Government orders airlines and ground handlers to use energy efficient equipment

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has asked airlines and ground handling companies (GH) to phase out airport equipment over twelve years old and switch to electric or fuel-efficient variants by May 2022 . While companies praised the ministry’s green initiative, they said the implementation timeline is tight, especially following the …

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Xwing Hires Senior Aviation Director from Bombardier, International Lease Finance Corporation, as Chief Financial Officer

Fred Cromer brings over 25 years of aviation experience to the company, accelerating the introduction of autonomous flight SAN FRANCISCO, Calif .– WEB WIRE – Thursday, November 18, 2021 Xwing, the pioneering aviation autonomy company, today announced the arrival of Fred Cromer to its management team. Cromer joins Xwing as …

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India’s IndiGo plans to charge passengers for checked baggage

IndiGo does not intend to travel routes such as London that require wide-body planes Image credit: Reuters IndiGo, one of Asia’s largest low-cost carriers, plans to charge passengers for checked baggage as the airline braces for a potentially fierce price war in the Indian air transport market, which shows signs …

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Distributors EDMO and Levil Aviation Announce Partnership to Distribute Advanced Experimental Autopilot Solutions

SPOKANE, Wash., November 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – EDMO Distributors, a global leader in the distribution of avionics, test equipment and installation supplies, is delighted to announce a partnership with Levil Aviation to distribute its line of wireless experimental autopilots innovative, portable AHRS and ADS. Solutions B. (PRNewsfoto / …

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Lufthansa & Kearney eco-air travel partnership takes off

The world’s leading management consulting firm, Kearney, continues to build on its commitment to sustainability by committing to Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) by partnering with Lufthansa’s Compensaid program. As Kearney already offsets 100% of its global business travel each year, the partnership is focused on the future: the way forward …

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