Airbus Current Affairs, GK & News
The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has cleared the procurement of 56 transport aircraft from Airbus on September 8, 2021. Key Points This decision would provide a major fillip to the transport fleet of Indian Air Force. This deal to buy the C-295MW transport aircraft will cost upwards of Rs 20,000 crore. First 16 of ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Air India, the flag carrier airline of India has become the first airline in the world to use a Taxibot on an A-320 aircraft with passengers on board. Ashwani Lohani, Chairman and MD of Air India flagged off the flight AI665 (Delhi – to Mumbai) and it was carried to runway using Taxibot at Terminal ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has given United States the final authorisation to impose tariffs on European Union (EU) products in retaliation for illegal subsidies given to Airbus. Earlier in October 2019, a WTO arbitrator gave US the green light to slap tariffs on US $7.5 billion worth of European Union imports. The move comes ..
Category: International Current Affairs
The world’s first 3D-printed aircraft THOR was unveiled by European aerospace company, Airbus at the International Aerospace Exhibition held in Schoenefeld, Germany. The THOR is short for Test of High-tech Objectives in Reality. It resembles a large, white model airplane but is windowless. Key features of THOR THOR has just 3 parts. It is lighter, ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2016