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Qatar Airways has taken delivery of two Boeing 777 freighters. The airline had signed a deal in July, worth $1.7 billion, to buy five of those freighters. It also revealed an order for two Boeing 747-8 freighters.
Qatar Airways has published its annual report for 2017/18. Terming the year as the most challenging in its 20 year history due to the Saudi-led embargo against the Gulf nation, the state-owned airline said it made a loss of 252 million riyals ($69 million) compared with a profit of 2.79 billion riyals a year earlier.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the Government of India to maximise the potential contribution of aviation to India’s development by addressing infrastructure constraints that limit growth and government policies that impose excessive costs on aviation.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 2.1 percent in July 2018, compared to the same period the year before. This was the slowest pace of growth seen since May 2016 and well below the five-year average growth rate of 5.1 percent. Freight capacity, measured in available
The Indian government is set to introduce new regulations from 1st December for operating Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), bringing them under a Digital Sky Platform.
Since drones are a technology platform which has wide-ranging applications from photography to agriculture, from infrastructure asset maintenance to insurance, efforts are being made to establish a drone ecosystem in India
AeroLogic’s freighter fleet set to grow to eleven with new Boeing 777F

Fraport has named Max Conrady as the senior vice president at its Cargo Development and Management department. Conrady, 43, would take charge from November 1, 2018.
In a first in India, SpiceJet has successfully operated a test flight powered by biojet fuel. The aircraft, a Bombardier Q400, took off from Dehradun and landed at the airport in the national capital.

Nepal Airlines Corporation, the flag carrier of Nepal has signed a five-year agreement with Unilode Aviation Solutions for the supply and management of ULDs.
Emirates SkyCargo will carry flood relief cargo of over 175 tonnes to Kerala, joining the UAE community in their support of the people of Kerala.
Anil Kumar Pathak has taken over the charge of Member (Planning) at Airports Authority of India. Pathak is certified as an International Airport Professional (IAP) by ACI-ICAO.
Aeroflot recently celebrated 60 years of scheduled flights to Delhi. The first regular flight between Moscow and Delhi took place on 18 August 1958 on a Tu-104. India was Aeroflot’s first country in Southeast Asia, and since then Aeroflot has been operating the Moscow-Delhi route without a break.
Qatar Airways Cargo has announced its relief efforts to deliver urgent aid to Kerala following the devastating flooding in the region. The cargo carrier has organised an operation to deliver relief goods to flood-stricken districts including Cochin and Karipur via the airline’s passenger service from Doha to Trivandrum.
Air Deccan, which restarted its operations in Maharashtra from July this year, is now taking a leap forward to connect Nashik with Ahmedabad. The airline service provider under ‘UDAAN’ scheme (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik), restarted its journey in the state of Maharashtra connecting flights between cities of Pune, Nashik, Mumbai, Jalgaon and Kohlapur. is an open source content management system that lets you easily create your own social network.