Jet Airways MAX8 – BYOD is the future

Jet Airways invited a select group of people to their hanger in Mumbai on 28th June 2018 for an exclusive preview of the MAX8. The celebrations were curtailed on account of the crash of a private aircraft in Mumbai, a few hours before the ceremony was to take place. The invitees included Media, bloggers, analysts … Continue reading Jet Airways MAX8 – BYOD is the future

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Vistara becomes the fourth airline in India to induct Airbus A320neo

Vistara, the TATA-SIA joint venture took delivery of its 1st Airbus A320neo and 14th aircraft in fleet today. The aircraft is registered VT-TNB. The airline had selected BOC aviation to lease 20 aircraft, 13 A320ceo and 7 A320neo in second half of 2014. The airline which was running a social media campaign with hash tag #NotJustAnotherNeo announced the … Continue reading Vistara becomes the fourth airline in India to induct Airbus A320neo

First B737 MAX reaches its hometown – Kuala Lumpur

Malindo Air, the launch operator of B737MAX family took delivery of its first aircraft on 16thMay 2017. The 737MAX program was launched by Boeing in August 2011 to counter the A320neo (New Engine Option) family of rival Airbus in December 2010. The aircraft, a B737 MAX 8, operating as OD1 reached Kuala Lumpur via Anchorage … Continue reading First B737 MAX reaches its hometown – Kuala Lumpur

Boeing & Embraer roll out the stretched version of their bestselling planes

Boeing rolled out the first 737 MAX 9 aircraft at the Renton, Washington plant on 7thMarch 2017. Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer rolled out the E195-E2, the largest jet in its Regional Jet family, at São José dos Campos on the same day. Both aircraft will undergo extensive tests in the coming year. The 737 MAX … Continue reading Boeing & Embraer roll out the stretched version of their bestselling planes

Air India takes delivery of first A320neo

National Carrier Air India will take delivery of first of the fourteen A320neo aircraft in its fleet with a delivery flight from Toulouse, France today. The airline had signed a deal with Kuwait based lessor ALAFCO to lease 14 Airbus A320neo aircraft. Air India has floated another tender for lease of additional A320neo aircraft and intends … Continue reading Air India takes delivery of first A320neo

Boeing tries to gain a slice of Indian market with Spicejet order

Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in western world but for Ray Conner, Vice Chairman, The Boeing Company, the first of two Friday the 13th of 2017 turned out to be very lucky. Ray along with Ajay Singh, Chairman of Spicejet, announced the total order of 205 B737-8 MAX aircraft (includes 50 options) valued at $22 … Continue reading Boeing tries to gain a slice of Indian market with Spicejet order

GoAir firms contract for 72 A320neo aircraft, doubles order to 144

GoAir, a Wadia Group company, has penned a firm contract for 72 A320neo aircraft following its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed during the Farnborough International Airshow. The agreement reached on 30thDecember 2016, doubles GoAir’s firm order book for the aircraft type to 144. The airline has taken delivery of 4 A320neo from its original contract … Continue reading GoAir firms contract for 72 A320neo aircraft, doubles order to 144