Amid reports of Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet talking to to Qatar Airways for a possible fund infusion, the Gulf carrier has announced its intention to acquire a stake in IndiGo, India’s largest market-share leader among no-frills operators.
“We are keen to invest in IndiGo, if it is available,” Akbar Al Baker, Chief Executive of state-owned Qatar Airways says, in a growing sign of interests of Gulf-based airlines in the Indian aviation market.
Al Baker was addressing the 70th annual general body meeting of IATA in Doha.
NEW DELHI - IRNSS-1B will be lofted aboard the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C24)--India’s indigenously built workhorse--from the Sriharikota spaceport in south India at 5:14 p.m. local time on April 4.
India will launch the second of seven satellites that will form the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS) next month.
IRNSS-1B will be lofted aboard the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C24)—India’s indigenously built workhorse—from the Sriharikota spaceport in south India at 5:14 p.m. local time on April 4, a scientist at the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) says.
A trial for the launch will be conducted on March 29 before the commencement of the 52-hr. countdown for the actual launch.
Through a U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) grant, GE will work together with India's airports authority to deploy RNP at India’s Bengaluru, Mangalore and Guwahati airports to improve airspace efficiency.
India is making headway toward launching Astrosat, the country’s first satellite devoted to astronomy, which will look at the universe in X-ray, ultraviolet and visible light bands, a senior space scientist says.
NEW DELHI - The Indian air force (IAF) and navy are worried that the decision to temporarily halt all dealings with engine maker Rolls-Royce may affect future operations and acquisitions of several aircraft.