“We are keen to have a satellite monitoring station in Fiji to monitor our spacecraft over the Pacific after they have launched,” a senior Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientist tells Aviation Week.
India plans to buy 48 more Mi-17 V5 helicopters from Russia even as Russian Helicopters prepares to complete the delivery of a previous order for 151 of the transport aircraft to New Delhi by the end of this year.
India’s biggest and most profitable privately owned airline, IndiGo, has finalized its order for 250 Airbus A320neo aircraft, ending months of uncertainty stemming from the expiration of the term sheet.
The airline “firmed up” its commitment to buy the 250 A320neos on Aug. 15.
“This new order further reaffirms IndiGo’s commitment to the long-term development of affordable air transportation in India and overseas,” IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh says.