Revolutionizing Skies: Unveiling the Exciting Breakthroughs at Wings India 2024

As Wings India 2024 concludes we bring you in this article the most highlights of the event, and this includes the debut of Air India’s A350 and Boeing’s 777 X in India. So let’s delve into the details.

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High Flying Extravaganza: Partner States and Spectacular Displays at Wings India 2024.

Get ready India for an aerial spectacle as Wings India 2024 in partnership with Telangana, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Odisha, and Tamil Nadu have come forward to make the airshow a successful event.

The renowned Sarang Team of IAF, alongside aerobatic legend Mark Jefferies, will command the skies, with around 25 awe-inspiring aircraft on display. Be prepared for the unveiling of Air India’s groundbreaking A350—the first of its kind in India, and a dazzling debut of the Boeing 777 X, making its first-ever appearance in the country.

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Akasa Air announced a firm bulk order of 150 B737 max aircraft thus introducing more aircraft to the Indian airspace ar wings India 2024

Akasa Air, India’s youngest low-cost airline, announces a historic order for 150 Boeing 737 Max aircraft valued at $20 billion during the Wings India event in Hyderabad. Delivery is scheduled between 2027 and 2032, propelling Akasa Air to the unique position of the only Indian airline with an order book exceeding 200 aircraft in just 17 months of operation. Founded in August 2022 and backed by the late Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s family, the airline aims to rank among the top 30 global airlines by the decade’s end. The order includes 737 Max-8 and 737 Max-10 variants, with flexibility for Akasa Air to determine the quantity for each variant. CEO Vinay Dube expresses excitement about the airline’s growth and underscores India’s aviation market’s significance.

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Domestic passenger traffic will reach 300 million by 2030 forecasted by Jyotiraditya Scindia

Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia predicts India’s domestic air traffic to reach 300 million annually by 2030, up from 153 million in 2023. Speaking at Wings India 2024, he highlighted India’s growth in civil aviation and outlined plans for infrastructure development and innovations. The Udan 5.3 Scheme, focusing on enhanced regional connectivity, will include small flights, helicopters, and training 1,000 women drone pilots. The next industry revolution is expected to be decarbonization, with India poised to lead. Minister of State Civil Aviation, V K Singh, emphasized India’s lucrative role in global aviation growth

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GMR and Airbus launch brand new aviation school in Hyderabad, India

GMR Aero Technic, the MRO division of GMR Air Cargo, has launched the GMR Aviation School in collaboration with Airbus. Certified by DGCA and EASA, the school offers a unique 4-year AME program with type training and is inaugurated by Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia at Wings India 2024. Airbus will provide courseware, qualify instructors, and support the school’s focus on developing a skilled workforce for the MRO industry, expected to reach $2.4 billion by 2028. The school aligns with the “Atma Nirbhar Bharat” vision, aiming to propel a globally competitive MRO industry and create job opportunities in aviation.

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TASL and Mahindra Aerospace secured additional manufacturing deals from one of the biggest production companies airbus.

Airbus reinforces its ‘Make in India’ initiative with manufacturing contracts awarded to Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Mahindra Aerospace Structures Private Limited (MASPL). The collaboration involves producing components for Airbus’ A320neo, A330neo, and A350 programs, contributing to India’s aerospace industry growth. Rémi Maillard, President of Airbus India, highlights the commitment to enhance manufacturing capabilities in India, where the company already has a strategic footprint. Airbus currently procures about US$750 million worth of components and services annually from India

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Airbus going to double procurement from India to 1.5 billion dollars says Remi Maillard

Airbus aims to double its procurement from India to $1.5 billion, up from $750 million, and increase its professional workforce in India from 3,000 to 5,000 by 2025. In 2023, Airbus had a record year with 750 global orders and 75 deliveries, underscoring the centrality of the Indian market. Predicting significant growth in India’s aviation sector, Airbus plans to invest in engineering and digital space, supporting the indigenous MRO industry. Collaborations with GMR for an Aviation Academy and Tata for a pilot training academy are part of Airbus’s commitment to India’s aviation ecosystem.

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