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Air India would be closed if not privatised, says Civil Aviation Minister; govt to secure favourable deal for all employees
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Air India would be closed if not privatised, says Civil Aviation Minister; govt to secure favourable deal for all employees

On 17 November, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had said that the government is looking to wrap up the sale of state-run Air India by March 2020.

Adani Enterprises arm to invest Rs 10,000 cr in airport business; projects to start revenue generation from next year
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Adani Enterprises arm to invest Rs 10,000 cr in airport business; projects to start revenue generation from next year

The government last month said the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued letters of award for handing over Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru airports to Adani Enterprises Ltd after the Cabinet nod.

Jet Airways crisis: Lenders' consortium picks Grant Thornton as resolution professional for cash-strapped airline
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Jet Airways crisis: Lenders' consortium picks Grant Thornton as resolution professional for cash-strapped airline

The bankers to Jet Airways on Tuesday moved the National Company Law Tribunal to recover their dues of over Rs 8,500 crore.

Air India to start direct Mumbai-Nairobi flights from 27 September to improve air connectivity between India, Kenya
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Air India to start direct Mumbai-Nairobi flights from 27 September to improve air connectivity between India, Kenya

Last Friday, Puri had said that Air India will start Amritsar-Delhi-Toronto flight from 27 September.

DGCA issues additional safety instructions for Boeing 737 MAX planes; govt says safety of passengers is utmost concern
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DGCA issues additional safety instructions for Boeing 737 MAX planes; govt says safety of passengers is utmost concern

Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has asked the DGCA to undertake safety assessment of Boeing 737 MAX planes operated by domestic airlines.

Govt working on domestic production of aircraft, to join hands with major global players: Suresh Prabhu
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Govt working on domestic production of aircraft, to join hands with major global players: Suresh Prabhu

Prabhu warned that if MRO work is not carried out in the country then the government will be loosing out lot of money, besides job opportunities.

UAE, Saudi Arabia to invest in India for food security; to benefit farmers, says Suresh Prabhu
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UAE, Saudi Arabia to invest in India for food security; to benefit farmers, says Suresh Prabhu

Both the UAE and Saudi Arabia want to invest in both organic as well as food processing industries

Kannur International Airport now open; first flight goes to Abu Dhabi: Kerala becomes first state to have four international airports
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Kannur International Airport now open; first flight goes to Abu Dhabi: Kerala becomes first state to have four international airports

The Kannur International Airport opened on Sunday making Kerala the first state in the country to have four international airports. Pinarayi Vijayan flagged off the inaugural Air India Express flight, carrying 186 passengers to Abu Dhabi, at the airport near Mattannur town on Sunday morning.

Pawan Hans sale: Bidders to get draft share purchase pact soon; SBI Capital to be asked to go ahead with RFP
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Pawan Hans sale: Bidders to get draft share purchase pact soon; SBI Capital to be asked to go ahead with RFP

The decision was taken by the alternative mechanism on strategic disinvestment headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu.

Amid Jet Airways crisis, Suresh Prabhu says management has to ensure private airline functions properly
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Amid Jet Airways crisis, Suresh Prabhu says management has to ensure private airline functions properly

Responding to queries related to Jet Airways, including possible bailout package, Prabhu said that in a deregulated atmosphere, the ministry's endeavour is to deal with sector-specific issues.

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy attacked at Visakhapatnam airport: Suresh Prabhu condemns incident, says probe is underway
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YS Jagan Mohan Reddy attacked at Visakhapatnam airport: Suresh Prabhu condemns incident, says probe is underway

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, leader of Opposition in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly, received a minor injury to his shoulder when he was attacked by a man.

Bureaucrat accuses British Airways of racial discrimination: Suresh Prabhu directs DGCA to obtain report from airline on incident
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Bureaucrat accuses British Airways of racial discrimination: Suresh Prabhu directs DGCA to obtain report from airline on incident

The statement comes six days after the senior bureaucrat wrote a formal letter to the minister detailing the incident and behaviour of the British Airways flight crew.

Indian couple alleges racial discrimination by British Airways staff; says was offloaded from flight because of crying baby
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Indian couple alleges racial discrimination by British Airways staff; says was offloaded from flight because of crying baby

A senior bureaucrat of the government has alleged "racial discrimination" and "rude behaviour" by the British Airways, which deplaned him and his family from a flight to Berlin from London last month minutes before take off because his three-year-old son was crying onboard.

Air India, Vistara welcome telecom panel's nod for in-flight connectivity, hope move will add to passengers' convenience
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Air India, Vistara welcome telecom panel's nod for in-flight connectivity, hope move will add to passengers' convenience

Major airlines, including Air India and Vistara, on Tuesday welcomed the Telecom Commission's nod for use of WiFi and voice services in-flight

Probe ordered into Jet Airway's pilot slapping woman commander on London-Mumbai flight: Ashok Gajapati Raju
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Probe ordered into Jet Airway's pilot slapping woman commander on London-Mumbai flight: Ashok Gajapati Raju

A probe has been ordered into the incident of a Jet Airways' pilot allegedly slapping his woman commander on a London-Mumbai flight

Indigo scuffle: Airline drafting response to DGCA's show-cause notice, says InterGlobe Aviation
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Indigo scuffle: Airline drafting response to DGCA's show-cause notice, says InterGlobe Aviation

Bureau of Civil Aviation Security Indigo on Friday said it is in the process of responding to the show-cause notice issued by aviation regulator DGCA

Centre gave in-principle approval for 19 greenfield airports, Ashok Gajapathi Raju tells Lok Sabha
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Centre gave in-principle approval for 19 greenfield airports, Ashok Gajapathi Raju tells Lok Sabha

The government has given "in-principle" approval for 19 greenfield airports, of which some would be developed through Public Private Partnership (PPP), the Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Mumbai-Delhi Jet Airways flight hijack scare: Passenger detained for placing threat note; accused a habitual offender
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Mumbai-Delhi Jet Airways flight hijack scare: Passenger detained for placing threat note; accused a habitual offender

A Delhi-bound Jet Airways flight from Mumbai was on Monday diverted to the airport in Ahmedabad for "security reasons".

Diwakar Reddy airport row: Did not help TDP MP board flight, says Aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju
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Diwakar Reddy airport row: Did not help TDP MP board flight, says Aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju

Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has denied helping Telugu Desam party (TDP) MP JC Diwakar Reddy board the flight after the latter created a ruckus at the Visakhapatnam airport on Thursday.