25 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Defence projects worth a whopping Rs 80,000 crore were on Saturday cleared by the government which decided that six submarines will be made indigenously and over 8,000 Israeli anti-tank guided missiles and 12 upgraded Dornier surveillance aircraft will be purchased.
21 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a telephonic talk with his Malaysian counterpart Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, during which he greeted him on Malaysia's election to UN Security Council as a non-permanent member and expressed sympathy over the MH-17 and MH-370 air tragedies.
22 Oct 2014
New Delhi: India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fighter plane fleet and is undertaking a thorough technical check after both the pilot seats in one of the aircraft ejected without command during landing, leading to a crash near Pune recently.
19 Oct 2014
Mumbai: In a close shave, a packed super jumbo aircraft of Singapore Airlines with over 430 people on board was hit by sudden turbulence during descent here, leaving eight passengers and 14 crew members injured.
19 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Air India is proposing to shift from sale and leaseback to outright purchase of 15 of the 27 Dreamliner aircraft it has ordered, in a bid to save about USD 225-300 million as part of the turnaround plan.
17 Oct 2014
Manesar: In the backdrop of recovery of a dummy grenade in an Air India plane, the NSG said it will "revise" its operating procedures for counter-hijack exercises in stationary aircraft and will use a separate "cleaning" team with commandos tasked for the drill exercises.
10 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Defence Ministry has issued a fresh tender for buying 20 Hawk trainer aircraft for around Rs 2,000 crore after the original file related to the procurement went missing leading to delays in the acquisition process.
15 Oct 2014
New Delhi/Paris: Indian budget carrier IndiGo has agreed to buy 250 single-aisle A320neo aircrafts from Airbus SA, the companies said on Wednesday, potentially marking the largest number of jets ever sold by the European plane maker in a single order.
04 Oct 2014
Mumbai: A suspected explosive device onboard a stand-by Air India VVIP aircraft has turned out to be a plastic wrapper, an airline official said in New Delhi on Saturday.
04 Oct 2014
New Delhi: In a security scare, a defused grenade was found on Friday night on the business class of an Air India jumbo aircraft which was kept as a standby for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent US visit.