India  /  Published 25.09.21

Rs 20,000cr transport aircraft deal signed

The defence ministry on Friday inked a nearly Rs 20,000-crore deal with the European aerospace manufacturer Airbus Defence and Space of Spain for the procurement of 56 C-295 medium transport aircraft....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.09.21

Govt buys 56 military aircrafts

"The C295 has proven again as the segment leader, and with the addition of India as a new operator, the type will enlarge its footprint even more, not only on the operational aspects but on its o...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.09.21

IAF: Tata-Airbus deal cleared

The cabinet committee on security on Wednesday approved the procurement of 56 C-295MW transport aircraft for the Indian Air Force. Airbus Defence and Space and Tata Advanced Systems Ltd will jointly ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 27.08.21

‘Air taxis like Uber’

The new drone rules announced on Thursday will pave the way for air-taxi operations in the country, civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said.   “That time is not far when tax...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.08.21

Mandatory to register drones under new rules

The new rules on drones make it mandatory that these devices are registered and agencies will be able identify those which are rogue through tracking mechanisms, senior government officials said on Th...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


World  /  Published 21.07.21

Russia unveils new stealth fighter jet

Russian aircraft makers on Tuesday unveiled a prototype of a new fighter jet that features stealth capabilities and other advanced characteristics. Russian President Vladimir Putin inspected the pros...
By AP in Moscow

Science Tech  /  Published 18.07.21


Both the motor car as well as the early aircraft were developed around the same time. Some have wanted to merge the two and make one for both the road and the air. This Hulton Archives photo from 1924...
By Abhijit Mitra

Business  /  Published 16.07.21

Draft drone rules out

The civil aviation ministry on Thursday issued draft drone rules to relax some of the existing norms. Under the draft rules, no pilot licence will be required for small drones (that weigh up to 2 kg)...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 01.07.21

Govt to lease aircraft

The Bengal government has decided to take on a “wet lease” of three to five years a twin-engine aircraft with a “minimum seating capacity of 8-10 passengers”, according to a te...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.21

Suvendu jibe at Didi over plane

The West Bengal government’s search for an aircraft operator, with the offer of an assured 45 hours of flying every month, has raised questions on the necessity of such expenditur...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta


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