Aviation

AirAsia dials Oracle in skies to strengthen leadership in ASEAN

AirAsia + Oracle ERP+ AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes

AirAsia announced that it is working with Oracle to centralise and streamline its finance operations by leveraging the market-leading Oracle ERP Cloud. The deployment supports AirAsia’s growth plans and its vision to be the leading travel technology company in Asia. AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said, “AirAsia has championed ASEAN connectivity since its inception in 2001. Over the past 18 years, we’ve ...

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Holi spurs up aviation sector, demand shots up for short haul and long haul: Travelport

USA

The countries that have seen the most flight bookings to India1 for the period around the Holi festival are the United States, the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, according to analysis conducted by Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading travel commerce platform. As of 14 March 2019, a total of 14,300 advanced bookings had been made2 through all ...

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Boeing braces to work with aviation regulators worldwide convinced on safety of the 737 MAX

Global Aviation Regulators weigh 737 Max by Boeing

In a interlinked global world where nations and economies are knit together, aviation segment is an indispensable mode! Here, Boeing, leading player in global aerospace industry having completed over a 100 years in 2016- is facing an unprecedented challenge to bring its latest offering back in the skies! World over aviation regulators including Europe, China, India and others have mandated that ...

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“Flying For All” Global Aviation Summit on 15-16 Jan 2019 in Mumbai; ICAO forecast 100 % Increase in Global Air Travel by 2030

Indo-Norwegian Business Summit 2019

With hundreds of millions of people joining the global middle-class, the demand for air travel is witnessing an unforeseen upsurge.  The International Civil Aviation Organisation has predicted a 100 percent increase in global air travel by the year 2030, creating a need for extensive efforts to bring the entire aviation ecosystem to pace. To ride this strong tailwind of growth ...

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flydubai launches new routes to Europe; set to commence Flights to Naples and Budapest in June 2019

flydubai-Emirates Partnership

Dubai-based airline flydubai has announced the start of flights to Budapest in Hungary and Naples in Italy. flydubai will operate up to five flights a week to Naples from 04 June 2019 becoming the first UAE carrier to offer direct flights. Daily flights to Budapest will start on 27 June 2019 and will be in addition to the current service ...

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VP Inaugurates first international flight from Vijayawada to Singapore

Indigo

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India has the potential to become global aviation hub for MRO (Maintenance Repair and Overhaul) in view of the growing aviation business, huge pool of engineering talent and low labour costs. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the first International Flight from Vijayawada to Singapore and laying foundation ...

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Srilankan Airlines an ideal global airline for Indians; celebrates 25 years of direct operations with its longest serving GSA-STIC Group

STIC Travel Group, GSA-Srilankan Airlines

Srilankan Airlines is an apt illustration of the important role a national airline plays in facilitating tourism and connecting nations. The benchmarks set by the airline as detailed out by Chinthaka Weerasinghe, Manager Northern India – Srilankan Airlines and Subhash Goyal, Chairman STIC Travel Group, GSA-Srilankan Airlines at a press conference held held at Hotel The Park, Parliament Street, New Delhi on 23 November 2018 speaks volumes about ...

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Suresh Prabhu launches upgraded version of AirSewa for added convenience of rising number of air passengers in India

Air Sewa Champion Award

The Union Minister of Civil Aviation and Commerce & Industry, Suresh Prabhu, and Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha launched the upgraded version of AirSewa 2.0 web portal and mobile app in New Delhi on 19 November 2018. Speaking on this occasion the Civil Aviation Minister said that a need was felt for development of an upgraded version of ...

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Modi sarkar grants “In-principle” approval for leasing out six airports of AAI viz. Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram and Mangaluru on PPP

Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC

The increase in domestic and international air travel in India combined with congestion at most airports, and the strong traffic growth at the 5 airports which were privatised over a decade ago has attracted the attention of several international operators and investors. The airport sector is the top contender among infrastructure sectors in terms of international interest. International operators and ...

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‘Safety of passengers must be at centre of Aviation sector as India thrives to turn third largest aviation market by 2024 surpassing UK’

Economic Impact Report- Aviation

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that safety of passengers should be paramount for any transportation service and asked aviation industry to place passengers’ convenience at the centre of all activities. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the Economic Impact Report and Coffee Table Book encapsulating the growth story of Indian Aviation marking completion of ...

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Direct air services between India and Perth on anvil; Western Australia to appoint marketing representative in Mumbai

Jayant Sinha meeting the Western Australian Tourism Minister, Paul Papalia

The Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha met with the Western Australian Tourism Minister Paul Papalia on 24 October 2018 to receive further commitments from the Western Australian State Government to establish direct non-stop flights between India and Perth. The Ministers said the discussions were positive, agreeing there would be benefits for both Western Australia and India if a direct ...

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Facial Recognition common standard being adopted world over: Jayant Sinha

Press Conference on DigiYatra

The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu on 4th October 2018 released the policy on biometric based digital processing of passengers at airports called “Digi Yatra” at a press-conference. Addressing the media, he said that the Ministry has taken the initiative to develop standards for digital processing of passengers at airport to ensure uniform implementation and passenger experience ...

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