Carriers

  • SpiceJet offers lowest fare of Re 1 01-04-2014 02:56 PM

    Low-cost carrier SpiceJet, which lowered its fares by up to 75 per cent last quarter, on Tuesday offered fares as low as Re 1 across its domestic network with limited period bookings, putting its rivals on the mat. Besides, the Gurgaon-based airline also announced two more special schemes, offering travellers...
  • China's aircraft carrier sails through Taiwan Strait 28-11-2013 11:26 AM

    Beijing: China's first aircraft carrier passed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the narrow strip of waters separating China and Taiwan, as it headed to the disputed South China Sea on its maiden voyage for training. It took about 10 hours for aircraft carrier Liaoning and its four escort ships to...
  • Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya completes trials in Russia 17-09-2013 11:25 PM

    New Delhi: Moving a step closer towards its induction in the Navy, aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya has completed all its trials in Russia, where it is presently undergoing refit. Vikramaditya, formerly known as Admiral Gorskhov, was undergoing trials during the last two months in the Barents Sea and the White...
  • Defence secy Radha Krishna Mathur to visit Russia next week 15-08-2013 05:37 PM

    Progress made in the Admiral Gorshkov aircraft carrier project and issues over the pricing of the under-development fifth generation fighter aircraft project are expected to be discussed during Defence Secretary Radha Krishna Mathur's visit to Moscow next week. The Defence Secretary is leading a high-level tri-services team comprising three-star rank...
  • India launches its 1st indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant 12-08-2013 12:08 PM

    Kochi: India launched its first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant on Monday. It is the biggest warship to be built by India and will also mark India's entry into a select club of countries capable of designing and building a carrier of this size. The launch took place in Cochin...
  • India to launch its 1st indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant today 12-08-2013 08:37 AM

    Kochi: India will launch its first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant on Monday. It is the biggest warship to be built by India and will also mark India's entry into a select club of countries capable of designing and building a carrier of this size. The launch will take place...
  • India's first indigenous aircraft carrier to be launched on August 12 02-08-2013 09:43 AM

    India's first indigenous aircraft carrier will be formally launched on August 12 at Kochi Harbour. Designed by Indian naval architects and built using Indian made steel, the carrier displaces more than 32,000 tonnes. When fully operational in 2018 it will have early warning radar and two runaways for launching aircraft....
  • India to launch its first indigenous aircraft carrier 'Vikrant' on August 12 01-08-2013 11:07 PM

    New Delhi: India will launch its first indigenous aircraft carrier, Vikrant, on August 12 from the Kochi shipyard. This will make India the fifth country after the US, Russia, Britain and France to have the capability to build such vessels. Talking to media persons here, navy vice chief Vice Admiral...
  • Hepatitis B carrier state has no symptoms: Dr Vivek Raj 30-07-2013 05:00 PM

    Dr Vivek Raj, director of department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Max Healthcare, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on hepatitis in India and the available preventive technologies. Q. I am hepatitis B positive and non reactive. My fibroscan suggest 6.5 Kpa stiffness. Liver Biopsy shows possibility of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis/no...
  • SpiceJet in 'advanced' stage of discussion for stake sale 28-07-2013 06:35 PM

    Mumbai: Budget carrier SpiceJet is in advanced stage of discussion with a potential investor for stake sale and expects the negotiations to be concluded soon. "Discussions are going on with a foreign carrier. We hope to conclude these negotiations expeditiously," a source said. However, the sources refused to divulge any...
  • AirAsia: The Tony Fernandes and Mittu Chandilya show 22-07-2013 11:30 AM

    Tony Fernandes and Mittu Chandilya are as different as chalk and cheese. Gregarious, irreverent Fernandes, who's promised to paint the Indian skies in the red hues of his AirAsia airline once he gets a permit to fly domestic routes later this year, is a journalist's delight, full of quotable and...
  • AirAsia to start India operations later in 2013 29-06-2013 07:11 PM

    Chennai: Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia on Saturday said its Indian operations should begin later in 2013 with flights for southern region and the company would also look at setting up some ancillary businesses in the country. "We are hopeful of starting Indian operations later this year with three aircraft serving...
  • Kairali airlines to commence operations from Nov 1 15-06-2013 06:04 PM

    Kochi: Kairali Airlines, a low cost private sector airline from Kerala, will commence operations from November 1, a top official said. The plan was to start flight services connecting Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode airports to Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Mangalore and Lakshadweep with aircraft which would be purchased or leased, Chairman...
  • US Navy makes aviation history with carrier drone launch 16-05-2013 02:46 AM

    Aboard the USS George HW Bush: The US Navy made aviation history on Tuesday by launching an unmanned jet off an aircraft carrier for the first time, taking an important step toward expanded use of drones by the American military with an eye on possible rivals like China and Iran....
  • US Cellular embraces iPhone after rejecting it 05-05-2013 04:49 PM

    New York: US Cellular, the only major US wireless carrier to resist the iPhone, says it's going to start selling it this year. CEO Mary Dillon announced the reversal Friday on a call with investors and analysts. She didn't specify exactly when the company would start selling Apple's phone, or...
  • Will AirAsia disrupt Indian aviation? 13-03-2013 05:00 PM

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  • Is Rahul Gandhi a defence enthusiast?

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    Well, his father, the late Rajiv Gandhi, certainly was. An airline pilot by profession, Rajiv Gandhi's fascination for machines both civilian and military was well...

  • PM raises Gorshkov aircraft carrier issue with Russia 17-12-2011 12:11 PM

    Moscow: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has raised with Russia the issue of delay in the delivery of Admiral Gorshkov aircraft carrier to the Indian navy, saying it was important for India that the ship arrives in time. The Gorshkov issue was raised by the Prime Minister during the 12th Indo-Russian...
  • Google says does not support Carrier IQ 10-12-2011 10:34 AM

    The Hague: Google does not work with nor does it support Carrier IQ, the software maker which has been accused of violating millions of mobile phone users' privacy rights, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said. Carrier IQ makes software that operators including AT&T and Sprint Nextel install in mobile devices. The...
  • Stealthy Carrier IQ phone software stirs outcry 03-12-2011 01:54 PM

    San Francisco: Technology bloggers are asking if our cellphones are spying on us after a security researcher said a piece of software hidden on millions of phones was recording virtually everything people do with them. Amid a broad outcry, US Senator Al Franken is calling for an investigation. A class-action...