Aviation Industry Current Affairs, GK & News

Merger of Air India and Vistara

Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have agreed to merge Air India and Vistara to create India’s second-biggest carrier. Why is this merger significant? The Singapore Airlines (SIA) will get 25.1 per cent stake in the merged entity at an investment of Rs 2,058.5 crore (250 million USD). The rest of the stake will be ..

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AVGAS 100 LL

Indigenously developed special aviation fuel AVGAS 100 LL was launched by the Indian Government. Key facts AVGAS 100 LL was indigenously developed by the Indian Oil Corporation for the piston engine aircrafts and unmanned aerial vehicles. It is used to power aircraft having spark-ignition piston engines, in which combustion process of the air-fuel mixture is ..

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New US rules on Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration if the United States has recently issued new guidelines that eases restrictions on the use of drones. This is likely to expand the commercial uses of the technology in the country. Key Features The guidelines were issued by amending the Federal Aviation Administration Act of 2018. The guidelines allow operation of ..

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India aviation show 2016 begins in Hyderabad

The India Aviation 2016, an international exhibition and conference on civil aviation kicked off in Hyderabad, Telangana. It is the fifth edition in the biennial series of this international exhibition and was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Begumpet Airport (also known as Hyderabad Old Airport). Key facts India Aviation 2016 has been jointly ..

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