Air India Leases Six Boeing 777s To Bolster Fleet for…

Air India plans to bolster its fleet by leasing six Boeing 777 aircraft in the coming months, with the aircraft expected to be delivered by October and held by the airline for a period of two years. According to local media, Air India needs the new aircraft to improve its…

Ethiopian Airlines Increases Presence in India, Expands Cargo Fleet

On July 2, Ethiopian Airlines will commence twice-weekly flight operations to Chennai, India — which will join the vast Ethiopian network as the fourth destination in India after New Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru, India. Ethiopian started its service to India with a debut flight to New Delhi in 1966 —…

Regulators Inspect Aircraft Across India

In early May, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) — India's commercial aviation regulator — started overnight inspections of many aircraft across the county. The goal of the initiative is to inspect aircraft that belong to Indian carriers with weak finances or aging fleets. When considering the state of…

AirAsia Malaysia Eyes Return to Indian Airports

AirAsia Malaysia is planning a comeback to Indian airports. In the next months, the airline has big ambitions for India. AirAsia Malaysia recently welcomed the restart of flights to India, with the airline's executives declaring ambitious future plans. The airline has already resumed flights to certain South Indian towns, with…

Qantas Will Begin Flying to Seoul and Bengaluru in The…

Qantas said on Friday that flights between Sydney and Bengaluru would begin in September, while flights between Sydney and Seoul will begin in December, marking a return after a 14-year hiatus. Since resuming international flights, Qantas has added six additional international routes or is planning to do so. In December,…

Singapore Airlines Resumes Pre-Pandemic Routes

Singapore Airlines is determined to resume its services after the pandemic, announcing its full London services will resume to pre-pandemic levels in June. The carrier currently operates two flights to London, adding the third flight on Apr.1. Singapore Airlines will operate four times a day services to London in June,…

The Revived Jet Airways Is Preparing A Huge New Aircraft…

According to reports, the new owners of India's former full-service airline Jet Airways are in negotiations with aircraft manufacturers about placing a large order. Jet Airways' ambitions for a comeback have seized the interest of industry insiders, former Jet fans, and aviation enthusiasts for months. The news of the airline's…

Qantas Resumes International Flights Amid Border Reopening

Australia —  having been dubbed a nickname as the "hermit kingdom"  because of its strict border restrictions — is finally able to reconnect with the world after reopening its borders. The eventful reopening has allowed for the Australian flag carrier to reactivate its scheduled international flights from Melbourne, allowing for…

New Airline Akasa Air Orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

On Nov. 16, India's Akasa Air made an order for 72 Boeing 737 MAX jets worth over $9 billion at list prices, a transaction that will continue to help the manufacturer reclaim lost ground in one of the world's most promising markets. According to the announcement by Boeing, Akasa Air…