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Vinay Dube: ‘Akasa Air is there to stay for the long-term’

Indian startup airline Akasa Air, founded by Vinay Dube and backed by many colleagues who used to earlier work together at Jet Airways, had its first Boeing MAX 8 land in Delhi after a long multi-leg delivery trip from Seattle. On the occasion, Vinay Dube met us at...

ALC suggests A321XLR Rear Center Tank changes to Airbus

Lessor Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has submitted suggestions to Airbus on how to overcome safety concerns of the Rear Center Tank (RCT) on the A321XLR, chairman Steven Udvar-Hazy told AirInsight on the sidelines of the IATA AGM in Doha this week. ALC suggests A321XLR...

IATA concerned about 5G roll-out plan in the US and lithium batteries

IATA is concerned that airlines in the US could face new disruptions and problems next year caused by 5G. A mandate to upgrade radio-altimeters to FAA-approved systems in July 2023 is prepared badly, which could result in problems identical to those in January at the...

eVTOL Deal Update

eVTOL Deal Update

eVTOL Deal Update

eVTOL Deal Update

This morning Kenya Airways subsidiary, Fahari Aviation, signed an LoI for up to 40 eVTOL vehicles.  This is another...