Air India, which has had a spate of incidents on its Boeing 787 fleet in the past year-and-a-half, is satisfied with the overall quality of service from the aircraft, according to chairman and managing director Rohit Nandan.
Air India—which took delivery of its 12th Boeing 787 Sunday and is on schedule to induct two more of the type by March—has decided to form a committee to evaluate its Dreamliner performance before making a final call on future deliveries.
The Indian government said Monday it was lifting restrictions on Airbus A380 flights into the country. The decision will allow airlines like Singapore Airlines, Emirates and Lufthansa to start using the aircraft on their India routes.
Tata-Singapore Airlines, the new full service airline venture being planned in India, has applied to the ministry of civil aviation for a no-objection certificate (NOC), a preliminary approval needed to clear the way to start operations.
European turboprop manufacturer ATR has ruled out a shrink-version of its ATR 42, but is looking to tap the market for 30-seater replacements and calling for changes to European passenger-cargo combi rules....More
Republic Airways Holdings is “in a stabilized approach” toward reaching a new labor agreement with its pilots, though “difficult stuff” still needs to negotiated, chairman, president and CEO Bryan Bedford said....More