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EgyptAir Flight MS804 downed: Where and when will the next air murder take place?

May 21, 2016

EgyptAir Flight MS804 downed: Where and when will the next air murder take place?

No one can second guess what happened to EgyptAir Flight 804 but an A320 does not stop flying mid-air unless someone interferes with the crew or controls. #ConnectTheDots #Paris #terrorist #screening #Civil aviation #crash #Racial profiling #security breach #A320 #Engine failure #EgyptAir Flight MS804 #global no-fly list #Kinesic studies
Don't mock the Maharaja: Air India no longer 'loss-making' airline, says govt

May 03, 2016

Don't mock the Maharaja: Air India no longer 'loss-making' airline, says govt

Efficient functioning and reduction in operational costs has helped national carrier Air India turn from a loss-making airline into an "operational profit unit" #air india #NewsTracker #aircraft #Civil aviation #Profits #Maharaja #Profit making #Loss making airlines
Privatising Air India means Rs 30000 cr could be used to cap jet fuel rates: Is govt listening?

Mar 17, 2016

Privatising Air India means Rs 30000 cr could be used to cap jet fuel rates: Is govt listening?

Government’s own objective, of getting the common man to fly, will remain a pipe dream unless air fares are further reduced significantly #air india #Jet fuel #Civil aviation #ATF prices
Civil aviation policy: Ministerial panel for replacing 5/20 rule

Mar 04, 2016

Civil aviation policy: Ministerial panel for replacing 5/20 rule

Under 5/20 norm, an Indian carrier is required to have at least five years of domestic operational experience and a minimum of 20 planes to go international. #Jet Airways #SpiceJet #Rajnath Singh #IndiGo #PolicyWatch #Civil aviation #Ashok Gajapathi Raju #Vistara #5/20 rule #Bureau of Civil Aviation
Likely breather for airlines: Plan to impose 2% levy on air tickets may be deferred

Mar 02, 2016

Likely breather for airlines: Plan to impose 2% levy on air tickets may be deferred

The government in the revised draft policy, unveiled on October 30, had proposed 2 percent levy on all airfares to mop up funds for its regional connectivity scheme #Jet fuel #Civil aviation #Regional Connectivity Scheme #R N Choubey #proposed cess
Aviation has come a long way in the past 15 years, but many challenges remain

Dec 25, 2015

Aviation has come a long way in the past 15 years, but many challenges remain

In the last 15 years, a lot has happened to India's civil aviation sector. In 2000-01, only about 14 million Indians flew on a domestic flight. This increased by more than three-fold to over 45 million domestic passengers in 2009-10. #Aviation #ConnectTheDots #UPA government #Atal Bihari Vajpayee #Praful Patel #Airports Authority of India #low cost carriers #Civil aviation #FRewind