Why Vistara needs to join an airline Alliance?

Vistara commenced its flight operations back in 2015, for this reason we can call this airline a newcomer in the world of aviation. As Vistara expands internationally, the question arises – does it ne...


From modern to vintage: new expansion of Indian fighter jet fleet

In a span of several days, Indian Air Force (IAF) confirmed an intention to purchase a number of new fighter jet aircraft, including refurbished Soviet-made Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29s. It also considers buying more Dassault Rafales....


India’s Prime Minister receives new VVIP Boeing 777

The government of India announced the arrival of the first specially equipped Boeing 777 that was added to the Air India One fleet. The plane will operate on the government flights to transport its Prime Minister and other senior officials of India....


India launches $800 million airport expansion project in Maldives

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) started working on the Hanimaadhoo International Airport expansion project, which is considered as one of the largest infrastructure and connectivity projects in Maldives....


First Indian female fighter jet pilot upgrades to Dassault Rafale

Lieutenant Avani Chaturvedi, the first female pilot of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to have completed a solo flight, will make history again. Assigned to the Squadron No. 17 “Golden Arrows”, she will pilot the Dassault Rafale fighter jet, the latest addition to the IAF arsenal....


Indian Air Force formally inducts Dassault Rafale fighter jet

The Indian Air Force (IAF) formally inducted the Dassault Rafale fighter jet in the 17 Squadron 'Golden Arrows' at Air Force Station Ambala. The ceremony marks Rafale’s full operational entry into IAF....


Vistara’s new Dreamliner soars for 1st time from Delhi to London

Vistara’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed the first special non-stop flight between Delhi (DEL), India, and London Heathrow (LHR), UK, on August 28, 2020....


Air India’s bid timeline extended for fourth consecutive time

India’s government has yet again prolonged the bid timeline for Air India, making it a fourth consecutive extension.  The announcement comes as a surprise after the country’s official denied a deadline extension earlier in August 2020....


Does COVID-19 mean salvation for Indian Air Force?

One of the main problems Indian Air Force (IAF) faced over the years was the massive shortage of pilots, who migrated to the country's ever-growing commercial sector in their hundreds. But recent developments, while devastating to the industry, may spell a salvation for IAF....


Air India flights allegedly operated by unemployed pilots

Air India has reportedly sacked 48 pilots who had resigned the year before, but later withdrew their resignations. The unexpected firings have led to violations of “comical proportion”, union claims, saying some pilots operated flights for Air India after being laid-off. ...