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India Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 February

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 8 February

Air Works expecting regulatory approvals within 4-6 weeks for new MRO unit in Kochi

Air Works is expecting approvals for its new aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility at Kochi from Indian aviation regulator DGCA and European aviation regulator EASA within the next 4-6 weeks, its Managing Director and CEO D Anand Bhaskar has said.

Government targets 1,000 routes under UDAN scheme

Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday said his ministry has set a target of operationalising 100 unserved and underserved airports and starting at least 1,000 air routes under the UDAN scheme. He also said that privatisation is required in the field of aviation as it is not the government’s specialisation to run airports. Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said “My ministry has set a target to operationalise 100 unserved and underserved airports and start at least 1,000 air routes under the UDAN scheme.”

HAL, GE Aviation sign over Rs 100 crore contract for supply of forgings

Bengaluru: Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd signed a contract valued over Rs 100 crore with GE Aviation for development and supply of ring forgings for its Aviation military and commercial engine programs. The five-year contract involves supplying both steel and nickel alloy forgings for shrouds, cases, rings and seals, HAL said in a release

India ‘incredibly strong market’, says Boeing India president

The Indian civil aviation market is poised to welcome over 2,000 new aircraft over the next twenty years. This is an incredibly strong market for us, said Boeing India president Salil Gupte in an exclusive interview with Deccan Herald read here

Lockheed Martin signs MoU with HAL to explore cooperation in India’s aerospace sector

Lockheed Martin said it signed an agreement with state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to explore potential industrial collaboration in India’s aerospace sector. Lockheed Martin said it was strengthening its relationships with the Indian industry and was working towards integrating it into the company’s global aerospace and defence ecosystem.

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