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New Safran plant in India to make parts for the LEAP engine

During a visit to India for the Aero India Show, Philippe Petitcolin, Chief Executive Officer of Safran, and Shri K.Chandrashekar Rao, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Telangana, announced that Safran Aircraft Engines would build a new plant in Hyderabad to make parts for the LEAP turbofan engine from CFM International1. Supported by the Telangana State, Safran will invest 36 million euros in this...

Indian Market at Aero India 2019 by Dassault Aviation with Reinforces Falcon Presence

Falcon 2000S to be featured at Aero India 2019 Dassault Aviation’s Falcon 2000S will be featured at India’s largest military and civil aircraft show, Aero India. The 2000S, recently certified by EASA and the FAA for low visibility approaches down to 100 feet, using the advanced FalconEye Combined Vision System (CVS), will be presented alongside the company’s Rafale frontline f...

Large-scale presence of Airbus at Aero India

Will showcase four aircraft, including flying display by A330neo and demonstration flights by C295 Exhibits will demonstrate Airbus commitment to ‘Make in India’,‘and Startup India’  From flying and static displays of its best-in-class products to showcasing its cutting-edge aerospace services, Airbus has planned one of its biggest-ever participation at Aero...

India’s first Airbus Corporate Helicopters ACH145 is delivered to Businessman and Philanthropist Adar Poonawalla

State-of-the-art aircraft includes Airbus Helionix glass cockpit avionics system for enhanced performance and safety Airbus has delivered India’s first fully customised, ACH145 helicopter to Mr Adar Poonawalla, CEO and Executive Director of Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by doses. This marks the entry of the highly successful twinengine helicopter...

Boeing Forecasts Demand for 2,300 New Airplanes in India

Record-setting domestic passenger traffic and robust domestic economy to drive the need for 2,300 new airplanes, valued at $320 billion Boeing raised its long-term forecast for commercial airplanes in India as unprecedented domestic passenger traffic and rapidly expanding low-cost carriers (LCCs) drive the need for 2,300 new jets – valued at $320 billion – o...

Daher introduces the TBM 900 very fast turboprop aircraft series to India

Daher announced the first presentation of its Daher TBM 900-series in India, introducing the very fast turboprop aircraft to the sub-continent’s business aviation community.The presentation will be organized on September 20th at New Delhi business aviation Signature’s terminal at Indira Gandhi International Airport in cooperation with SRK Aviacom Pvt. Ltd, which is the Indian Area...

NEXUS to partner with and be a Sponsor for the WE! Expedition Team

NEXUS, the world’s fastest-growing aviation services provider, will manage flight operations for the WE! Expedition team. NEXUS India, announced it will partner and sponsor the WE! Expedition team. This around-the-world aviation expedition is led by two female pilots from India, and will attempt to cover more than 40,000 kilometers in 100 days, touching down on three continents. NEXU...

Indian demand for new aircraft forecasted at 1,750 over 20 years

20-year growth almost twice as fast as the world average Largest footprint in India of any international aircraft manufacturer Every Airbus commercial aircraft is partly ‘Made in India’  India will require 1,750 new passenger and cargo aircraft over the next 20 years to meet an exponential rise in both passenger and freight traffic, according to Airbus’ latest In...

Honda Aircraft Company expands HondaJet sales to India

Honda Aircraft Company announced that it has expanded sales of the HondaJet to India with the appointment of Arrow Aircraft Sales and Charters Pvt., Ltd. as an authorized sales representative based in New Delhi, India. Honda Aircraft made the announcement at Begumpet Airport during Wings India, where the HondaJet is making its first-ever appearance.  "We are confid...

Airbus Foundation launches The Little Engineers programme in India to inspire young minds

The programme aims to reach out to over 150 students in India by the end of 2017 The “A380 Assembly” workshop in Bengaluru introduced students to the world of aviation The Airbus Foundation together with its partner ‘The Little Engineer’ has launched the Airbus Little Engineer (ALE) robotics programme in India. Contributing to the Sustainable Development Goal of...

Dassault – Reliance Aerospace manufacturing facility in Mihan, Nagpur inaugurated

Eric Trappier, Chairman of Dassault Aviation and Anil D. Ambani, Chairman of the Reliance Group laid the Foundation Stone for the Dassault Reliance Aerospace Limited manufacturing facility in Mihan, Nagpur located in India’s western state of Maharashtra. The Foundation Stone was laid in the presence of Ms. Florence Parly, Minister of Armed Forces of the French Republic; Shri. Nitin G...

ExecuJet's Indian FBO gains IS-BAH accreditation

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, has announced that its FBO facility in New Delhi, India, has gained the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage I accreditation. The facility, a joint venture between ExecuJet and Bird Group Aviation Services, is located at Indira Gandhi International Airport and features a VVIP salon with five-star amenities, crew lounge are...