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India Aviation industry newsletter 17 September

India Aviation industry newsletter 17 September

Hyderabad Airport gets ACI ASQ World No 1 trophy for 2nd consecutive year

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd Thursday said it has received the Airports Council International Airport Service Quality World no.1 airport award trophy in the 5-15 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) category for the second consecutive year.

India Develops Two-Seater Aircraft For 2019 Launch

India’s state-run National Aerospace Laboratories has linked up with New Delhi-based Mesco Aerospace Ltd. to develop a two-seater aircraft—New Generation Hansa or HANSA-NG—to help ease pilot training and surveillance reported Aviation Week 10 September.

Jet Airways to launch direct Mumbai-Manchester service from 5 November

Jet Airways will start direct services between Mumbai and Manchester from November 5, with five flights every week. A wide-body A330-200 aircraft, having 254 seats operating five times weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

SpiceJet Launches Dedicated Cargo Airline

SpiceJet has become the first Indian commercial airline to launch a dedicated domestic and international cargo airline, SpiceXpress. As India’s GDP hits a high of 8.2 percent and airline cargo belly space starts to exceed demand.It will start operations to Bangalore from Delhi on September 18 and this year launch international destinations, including Hong Kong and Afghanistan. Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) Bedek Aviation Group converted the SpiceXpress Boeing 737-700 freighter, which it acquired on an operating lease from Austin Texas-based Spectre Air Capital.

Vistara launches inflight entertainment system on its flights

Vistara announced the launch of complimentary wireless inflight entertainment system, across its entire network and fleet of 22 aircraft.The entertainment system called ‘Vistara World’ cab be accessed on customers’ own smart devices or laptops, and lets them choose from a multimedia library of over 70 hours of Bollywood and Hollywood content of various genres.

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