Airlines may be permitted to operate domestic flights at 75% of pre-COVID levels, says Hardeep Singh Puri
The civil aviation minister, however, added that the decision will depend on if or not the passenger numbers continue to remain healthy during the next 7-10 days
Hopeful of privatising Air India in 2020, govt shouldn't be running airports and airlines, says Hardeep Singh Puri
Last Tuesday, the Central government extended by two months the deadline for placing bids for Air India till 30 October
DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international flights till 31 July, some on selected routes may be allowed
Scheduled international passenger flights were first suspended in India on 23 March due to the coronavirus pandemic
In a set of detailed guidelines, the ministry advised vulnerable people like the elderly, pregnant women and passengers battling health issues to avoid air travel till the coronavirus pandemic abates
Coronavirus Lockdown: Govt cap fares of Mumbai-Delhi route at Rs 3,000-10,000; comes out with guidelines for domestic air travel
About a third of operations will be allowed under strict norms when domestic flight services restart on Monday after a two-month hiatus and all the airlines will have to adhere to the upper and lower limits of fares prescribed by the government, the Civil Aviation Ministry said on Thursday
Coronavirus Outbreak: IndiGo offers govt its aircraft, crew to transport medicine, equipment across country
IndiGo on Wednesday said that it has offered Union Civil Aviation Ministry its "resources, aircraft and crew" to transport medicine, equipment and relief material from one part of the country to another
Air India sale: Govt working on proposal to allow 100% foreign direct investment in national carrier
The government is working on a proposal to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment in Air India as it moves ahead with disinvestment of the national carrier, according to sources
With rise in demand and new focus on emerging economies, international airlines add additional flights and routes to India
In the past few years, more than 20 of the 80 international airlines that fly to India have added service, in some cases through arrangements with other airlines, called code sharing
Passengers manhandle Air India cabin crew, threaten to break open cockpit door after flight gets delayed by five hours, says airline official
Unruly passengers allegedly manhandled cabin crew members and threatened to break open the cockpit door of Air India's Boeing 747 aircraft on Thursday after their Delhi-Mumbai flight was delayed for nearly five hours due to a technical problem
Centre has no option but to privatise Air India, says Hardeep Singh Puri; Union minister calls for co-operation of employees
Puri also said that the government was trying to address the concerns of the employees regarding issues such as job protection post privatisation, a union representative said.
Jet Airways insolvency: Will positively consider concrete business plan for troubled-airline, DGCA tells NCLT
The Aviation Ministry and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday informed the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) that they will positively consider any concrete business plan for the grounded Jet Airways
Govt working on debt issue of Air India to attract buyers: Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola
The government is working on the debt issue of national carrier Air India to make it more attractive to buyers, a top official said on Monday
Shares of InterGlobe Aviation fell 3 percent on Tuesday after the DGCA asked IndiGo not to use A320 Neo planes which are fitted with PW engines that have already been used for over 3,000 hours, or face grounding of aircraft
193 members of the ICAO are committed to working on setting a 2050 target for curbing airline CO2 emissions.
Piyush Goyal to embark on two-day visit to UAE today to seek FDI in petroleum, railways, aviation sectors
Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal will embark on a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) starting Saturday, to attend the meeting of 7th India-UAE High-Level Task Force on Investment
DGCA detects flaws in runway maintenance work at Ahmedabad airport, AAI fails to act despite incriminating vigilance report
The shoddy maintenance work at the airport in the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi jeopardises the safety of passengers with flights being operated under challenging circumstances.
Air India has stopped giving promotions for its employees and recruiting new personnel as the government prepares for the disinvestment of the debt-laden airline, an official said on Sunday
IndiGo promoters' feud out in open: Rakesh Gangwal seeks Sebi's intervention; says even 'paan ki dukaan' would have managed better
Alleging that the company has "started veering off" from the core principles and values of governance, Gangwal has said that even a paan ki dukaan (betel shop) would have managed matters with more grace.
India’s new civil aviation minister said on Friday he is confident that problems at grounded Jet Airways Ltd will be solved, in the government’s first comments on the debt-laden carrier since it was reelected last month