The minister emphasized that civil aviation has now emerged as the fundamental pillar driving economic growth throughout the country.
During the hearing, the counsel for the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said he will be placing on record the constitution of the committee within one week and Shankar Mishra, the man accused of urinating on a woman on board an Air India flight, can file the appeal there.
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The incident allegedly took place on flight number AA292, which took off from New York at 9.16 pm on Friday and landed after 14 hours and 26 minutes of flying at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here at 10.12 pm on Saturday.
The ratification would affirm India’s commitment to the principles enshrined in the Convention on International Civil Aviation.
The survey said that the Indian civil aviation market has great potential due to the growing demand from the middle class, growth in population and tourism
All passengers deboarded the Kolkata-bound Air Asia flight i5-319 safely after it was grounded for detailed inspection
The airline had taken an undertaking from 1,600 employees residing in their quarters that they would vacate the premises within six months of Air India being privatised.
After being significantly hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the sector is on the recovery path and the daily domestic air passenger traffic has been above the 4-lakh mark for the past few weeks.
The IndiGo chief's comments come after Air India had beaten IndiGo for the third consecutive month as India's top "on-time" airline till October.
Jyotiraditya Scindia said the aviation industry has received a boost with added infrastructure, pointing out that more regional and last-mile connecting flights have been started, especially linking the northeast region of the country.
An elaborate process is followed in naming and renaming of airports, and the final approval has to come from the Union Cabinet.
Kharola, a 1985 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Karnataka cadre, retired as the Civil Aviation secretary in September last year.
Principal Secretary of Civil Aviation of Punjab Rahul Bhandari made the appeal during an event here.
The new building is constructed as per the standards of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and Director General of Civil Aviation(DGCA) and Civil Aviation Requirements, an official statement said here.
The modifications made in the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) by the DFS are aimed to give necessary collateral-free liquidity at reasonable interest rates to tide over airlines' present cash flow problems.
The FIR was registered against the two BJP MPs and seven other people for allegedly forcing Air Traffic Control (ATC) officials to provide clearance for their chartered flight to take off from the Deoghar airport beyond the scheduled time on August 31.
Air India is seeking to take advantage of an expected increase in passenger traffic due to the FIFA World Cup tournament that will take place in November-December in Doha.
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The regulator said all Indian airlines are following standard operating systems for safe operations and there was no need to panic because of some routine snags reported recently.
Wilson is expected to meet the representatives of Air India's unions in order to expedite the process of clearing out former colonies of the airline, multiple people aware of the development said.
Whether it’s market share or on-time performance, Air India has been languishing close to the bottom of the monthly charts. The airline’s priority seems to plugging losses first.
The aviation ministry, in a letter issued to all airlines, also stated that any additional amount cannot be considered within the tariff.
The company imported its Hawker 800 XP aircraft from Dubai and leased it through GIFT City on July 16 and is the second aircraft it has leased from it.
Older employees of Air India feel that the new management is focused on replacing them with new hires.