Aug 26, 2021 09:04 AM IST
Adani Group and Ministry of Civil Aviation signed MoU for providing services, including customs, immigration and security, at the Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram airports, an official statement said.
- Jul 15, 2021 01:34 PM IST
The number of forms to be filled to operate drones in the country have been reduced to six in draft ‘Drone Rules, 2021’ in comparison to 25 forms mentioned in the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Rules, 2021, it said.
- Mar 10, 2021 05:53 PM IST
IndiGo’s OTP was highest among the three airlines in November and December last year too, stated data presented by Hardeep Singh Puri in his written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.
- Apr 10, 2020 07:23 PM IST
The 'Lifeline Udan' scheme has been started by the ministry for transport of essential goods through aerial routes at a time when the country is under a lockdown till April 14 to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
- Jan 14, 2020 08:40 PM IST
The Civil Aviation ministry on January 13 announced that all drone operators in the country will have to mandatorily register their UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) by January 31, with officials saying a large number of drones are operating without complying with prescribed guidelines.
- Jan 13, 2020 05:08 PM IST
The number of illegal drones in India is likely to be between 50,000 and 60,000, co-chair of a FICCI committee on drones, Ankit Mehta, had said on October 22 last year.
- Jan 09, 2020 09:07 AM IST
The country cannot afford to feed this white elephant any longer
- Oct 28, 2019 04:05 PM IST
The government for long has been trying to sell debt-ridden Air India but could not attract bidders. It has now again decided to call bids for sale next month.
- Aug 03, 2019 08:30 PM IST
"The Ministry of Civil Aviation has advised the airlines to rein in the surging ticket prices - on flights coming out of Srinagar - for yatris returning from the Amarnath dham," a source told PTI here.
- Jul 20, 2019 07:15 PM IST
The ministry had launched the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) scheme on October 21, 2016 to stimulate regional air connectivity and make air travel affordable to the masses.
- Mar 07, 2019 01:07 PM IST
India's decision to increase Saudi Arabia's flying rights quota may be driven by the incentives provided by the Gulf country.
- Dec 13, 2018 03:31 PM IST
In a reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said there is an outstanding amount of Rs 1,000.62 crore receivable by Air India Limited for Special Extra Section Flight (SESF) flights from the Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Home Affairs.
- Dec 13, 2018 02:45 PM IST
Responding to a query in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha provided data in which he pointed out that from January to October last year, the passenger traffic stood at 95.1 million, while this year in the same period the number of passengers grew to 114.4 million.
- Oct 30, 2018 01:32 PM IST
The airlines claim that IndiGo has been launching flights at time slots similar to that of other airlines, lowering their yields and forcing them to discontinue or reduce flights on those routes
- Sep 30, 2018 02:53 PM IST
The airline’s operations have hit a snag due to financial problems and rising dues
- May 10, 2018 04:03 PM IST
Telecom Commission – the highest policy making body of Department of Telecom (DoT) – on May 1 cleared a proposal for allowing wider in-flight connectivity that is now available in most of the developed markets.
- May 08, 2018 04:08 PM IST
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had in 2016 announced the setting up of a greenfield international airport at Purandar in Pune district.
- Mar 14, 2018 02:13 PM IST
The Minister of State for Civil Aviation said that the government is working on steps such as developing new greenfield airports and skilling manpower to achieve this target.
- Jul 13, 2017 09:49 PM IST
An open sky air service agreement allows for airlines from two countries to have an unlimited number of flights as well as seats to each other's jurisdictions.
- Jul 13, 2017 09:26 PM IST
The minister said inflation has been checked after implementation of GST.
- Jul 12, 2017 05:36 PM IST
Centre is discussing whether the proposed no-fly list for unruly passengers will be applicable for a misdemeanour within an aircraft or at the airport premises as well.
- Jul 09, 2017 09:02 PM IST
The aviation industry had been asking for relief as it was facing a dual levy of 5 per cent at the time of import and another 5 per cent at the time of payment of lease rent.
- Jun 29, 2017 02:51 PM IST
On a positive note, the aviation ministry said more airlines are likely to show interest in Air India. IndiGo was the first airline to do so.
- May 10, 2017 09:55 PM IST
The scheme -- UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) -- provides for cap on air ticket prices and viability gap funding (VGF) for the participating carriers.
- Mar 28, 2017 10:37 PM IST
Airlines today held detailed discussions with Civil Aviation Ministers and senior ministry officials about the regional connectivity scheme and issues pertaining to terminals for carriers at the Delhi airport.