Ramco Systems bags Air India MRO contract
Aviation maintenance and engineering company, Ramco Systems, has clinched the multi-million dollar maintenance repair overhaul (MRO) contract of national air carrier Air India for a tenure of 13 years. Ramco aviation suite will help Air India in maintaining its fleet of more than 125 plane including Boeing, Airbus, Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Aviation suite is a monitoring software that keeps tab on the well-being of aircraft parts and flag appropriate alerts on replacement when parts get worn out due to wear and tear in the maintenance and service schedule of an aircraft. Based on the software inputs, Air India could carry out MRO workshop followup like engine and component overhaul at its own facilities located in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram.
Need to sort issues before starting free-roaming: Airtel
Even as the government is hopeful of implementing free roaming in the country from next year, Bharti Airtel on Monday said issues like varied spectrum pricing and tariff in different circles need to be studied before introducing such facilities. “The issue has to be viewed holistically. Its not just about one part, it includes STD...we have to look at the 22 circles in the country. Every state has different spectrum pricing. Tariffs are different,” Bharti Airtel CEO (India and South Asia) Sanjay Kapoor said at an Assocham event.
Alcatel-Lucent to provide gear to Airtel for Africa ops
Telecom gear maker Alcatel-Lucent on Monday said it will supply equipment to Bharti Airtel for its mobile broadband data and video services in Africa. Alcatel-Lucent will supply advanced new IP (Internet Protocol)-based networking technology to support Bharti Airtel in delivery of new mobile broadband data and video services in Africa, Alcatel-Lucent said in a statement. The deal size was not disclosed.
Mayfair’s heritage beach resort in Orissa begins ops
Mayfair Palm Beach Resort, the erstwhile Oberoi Palm Beach heritage beach resort at Gopalpur in Orissa, started commercial operations from Monday after a gap of 12 years. The resort was closed down when the Super Cyclone devastated the Orissa coast in 1999. The Mayfair Group, which acquired the heritage property in 2011, has restored and