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India Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 August

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 August

Fly Gangwon Chooses IBS Software’s PSS Platform to Propel Customer Engagement

Fly Gangwon, the South Korean Tourism Convergence Carrier (TCC) airline startup, has partnered with IBS Software to overhaul its distribution and reservations capabilities as it seeks to attract and retain customers and boost revenue as domestic air travel in South Korea continues to bounce back.

GOAL delivers new ATR72-600 to IndiGo

GOAL Aircraft Leasing announced the delivery of one new ATR72-600 aircraft to InterGlobe Aviation Limited. The aircraft will be leased to IndiGo for 8 years and shall support the expansion of IndiGo’s regional fleet.

Hyderabad airport awarded best regional airport in India and Central Asia

This year’s Skytrax World Airport Awards have been announced and Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport and Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport have secured awards.  Delhi airport has also been bestowed with the ‘COVID-19 Airport Excellence Award’ for providing exemplary safety protocols during the global pandemic, making it the only airport in India to be ascribed in this category, the company said.

Indian Startup Airline Interested In Up To 100 Boeing 737 MAXs

According to Moneycontrol India’s newest startup airline, Akasa Air, has shown an interest in ordering up to 100 Boeing 737 MAXs. Backed by prolific investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Akasa is in negotiations with Boeing to secure the MAX for its new narrowbody fleet.

Tata, Singapore Airlines pump in Rs 750 crore into Vistara

Premium carrier Vistara’s owners Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines have pumped in Rs 750 crore into it, according to data from regulatory filings collated by Tofler. Tata Sons has invested Rs 382.5 crore and Singapore Airlines Rs 367.5 crore, according to the filing, by issuing 75 crore shares.

Technology is now transforming cold chain cargo at BLR Airport

An Internet of Things (IoT) based solution to monitor temperature-controlled cargo is enabling real-time supply chain visibility at the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB/ BLR Airport). The TAGBOX-developed technology will provide shippers and agents real-time temperature data of the shipment from the time it leaves the warehouse to the point it is loaded onto an aircraft at BLR Airport. The solution will not only benefit the pharmaceutical & perishable food industry in Bengaluru, but also play a part in strengthening BLR Airport’s reputation as South India’ s preferred Cargo Gateway.

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