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  • India's Paramount set to order 15 Embraer RJs


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  • India's Go Air launches services


    New Indian low-cost carrier Go Air has launched revenue passenger operations with an inaugural service today from...


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  • India to host new academy

    News | 31 Jan 2006 00:00

    <P><BR>An aviation and aerospace academy which will train 100 pilots each year and 30 licensed aircraft maintenance engineers (LAME) per batch will open in India in March.</P> <P>Link Aero Technologies of Malaysia and Groupe Aviation of Bangalore have joined the Park Group of institutions to set up the academy in Coimbatore, for $10 million.</P> <P>Park College of Engineering and Technology was offering graduate and postgraduate courses in aerospace engineering as well as specialist courses on manufacturing and allied activities related to aeronautics for employees of various companies.</P> <P>But it is estimated that 5,000 trained pilots and 500 LAMEs will be needed within the next five years to service the existing fleet of aircraft. Park Group head P V Ravi says: “With the boom in Indian civil aviation, there has been a tremendous growth in terms of new airlines launching operations and acquisition of new aircraft by existing players. </P> <P>“At the same time, there has been ahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-to-host-new-academy-204348/
  • India's Paramount set to order 15 Embraer RJs

    News | 03 Jan 2006 00:00

    <FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2> <P class=MsoNormal><?xml:namespace prefix = st1 /><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">India</st1:place></st1:country-region>’s Paramount Airways is closing on a deal with Brazilian manufacturer Embraer covering the purchase of 15 large regional jets.</P> <P class=MsoNormal>The recently launched carrier’s managing director, M Thiagarajan, says a deal is being finalised covering firm orders for eight E-175s and seven larger E-195s.</P> <P class=MsoNormal>“We are in the process of signing the purchase agreement for these 15 aircraft,” says Thiagarajan, adding that he expects to firm up the deal this month.</P> <P class=MsoNormal>Thiagarajan says deliveries will begin this year and continue into 2007, by which time the airline’s fleet will have grown to just over 20 aircraft.<?xml:namespace prefix = o /><o:p></o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal><st1:city u1:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Paramount</st1:city></st1:city> launched sehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Indias-Paramount-set-to-order-15-Embraer-RJs-203906/
  • India welcomes another wave of new entrants

    News | 22 Nov 2005 00:00

    Two more privately owned airlines have entered the increasingly busy Indian skies, one adopting the low-cost model and the other targeting the business travel market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-welcomes-another-wave-of-new-entrants-202943/
  • India's Go Air launches services

    News | 04 Nov 2005 00:00

    New Indian low-cost carrier Go Air has launched revenue passenger operations with an inaugural service today from Mumbai to Ahmedabad.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Indias-Go-Air-launches-services-202586/
  • E-170 starts new Delhi routes

    News | 25 Oct 2005 00:00

    <P>New Indian regional jet operator Paramount Airways has launched scheduled services with a single Embraer 170, operating daily on the Coimbatore-Delhi and Kochi-Delhi routes. Four more Embraer regional jets will join the fleet over the next six to eight months.</P> <P align=center><IMG alt=paramount src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=10141"></P>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/E-170-starts-new-Delhi-routes-202387/
  • Embraers’ India debut

    News | 20 Sep 2005 00:00

    <P>Two start-ups in India are planning to launch operations soon, marking the debut of the Embraer ERJ-145 and E-170 in the country.</P> <P>Bangalore-based Air One will be India’s first airline to operate the 50-seat ERJ-145 regional jet and Coimbatore-based Para&shy;mount Airways will be the first to use the 70-seat E-170.</P> <P>Air One, which originally planned to launch operations on 15 August, will now do so on 15 October. It plans to get its first ERJ-145 at the end of this month and the second at the end of next month, says managing director J W Lobo.</P> <P>These two ERJ-145s will be on dry lease from Swiss International Airlines and Air One plans to lease three more ERJ-145s.</P> <P>Paramount has also delayed its launch, from 7 September to 23 September. Its first E-170 will arrive in India about one week before launch and its second E-170 – also on lease from Embraer – is due in January 2006. It also has lease orders for three Embraer 175s from GE Commercial Aviation Servhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraers-India-debut-201636/