GHIAL inks 2 tripartite MoUs with Airbus and T, SpiceJet and Ras Al Khaimah Airport

Hyderabad: GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) on Saturday said it has inked two tripartite agreements – one with SpiceJet and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport and the other with Airbus and the Telangana government.
GMR group said the MoU with Ras Al Khaimah International Airport and SpiceJet has been signed to promote exports of agricultural products from India to UAE and its neighbouring countries via Hyderabad and to create a dedicated freight corridor to leverage the agro and farming sector potential from Telangana and its neighbouring regions. Read More

DGCA Begins Audit of AI’s Airbus 319s

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has initiated an audit of all 20 Airbus 319 aircraft in Air India’s fleet after the regulator found that one of the planes had a broken panel that blocked the access to the emergency exit. Read More

Canada’s Bombardier Sells A220 to Airbus, Exits Commercial Aviation


Once the third-largest aircraft maker, Canada’s Bombardier on Thursday announced the sale of its A220 stake to Airbus and the Quebec government, effectively exiting commercial aviation after a failed expansion. Heavily indebted, the Montreal-based company is also reportedly in talks to sell its rail division to France’s Alstom, which would leave the former Canadian manufacturing titan to build only business jets. Read More