BEL gets biggest ever export order as part of IAF’s Airbus C-295 order

Government of India-controlled Bharat Electronics Ltd, a manufacturer of defence electronics, said it received its largest ever export order in the form of a Make in India offset-contract from European aircraft manufacturer Airbus Defence & Space. In September this year, Indian Air Force had signed a Rs 20,000 cr contract with Airbus Defence and Space […]

HCL Tech wins digital workspace order from Airbus

HCL Technologies (HCL), one of India’s top IT services and outsourcing providers, said it has won a five-year deal to implement a digital workplace solution for the world’s largest aircraft maker Airbus. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Airbus is emerging as the biggest aircraft maker in the world after its long-time rival […]

Nothing more to disclose on aircraft grounding: IndiGo

Responding to media reports that 12 of its Airbus A320 Neo aircraft have now been grounded, Interglobe Aviation, which operates the IndiGo Airlines, denied that any new development had taken place in this regard that merited public disclosure. “There is nothing material at this stage to comment beyond our earlier letter…” it said, referring to […]

Indigo, Go Air can use grounded planes after changing engines: Jayant Sinha

Aviation minister Jayant Sinha said India’s largest airline Indigo and competitor Go Air can use their grounded planes if they are able to secure ‘alternative engines’ to be used in place of the faulty ones. “We do not consider these engines safe,” Sinha said in the context of the aviation sector regulator’s directive to ground […]

Airtel, Sprint, Delta, Airbus form in-flight broadband alliance

Indian operator Bharti Airtel, aircraft maker Airbus, US airline Delta and US operator Sprint were among the founding members of a new platform intended to pave the way for easier in-flight telecom connectivity. The alliance, which also includes satellite broadband operator OneWeb and in-flight connectivity specialist GoGo, plans to bring more companies onboard. The aim […]