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Mar 08, 2018
Air India privatisation: Govt to expedite national carrier's disinvestment, says civil aviation secretaryLast year in June, the Union Cabinet had approved privatisation of the debt-laden national carrier, which is staying afloat on taxpayers' money.
May 24, 2017
UDAN: Govt moots many changes in 2nd round even as most flights still on ground in first roundThe second round of bidding comes even as only two airlines and a handful of flights have taken off under the promised connectivity under UDAN in round one
Mar 28, 2017
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad case: Centre mulls no-fliers list for unruly passengersThe government is looking at the possibility of having a "no-fliers list" and other options to deal with unruly passengers.
Mar 17, 2017
India to examine if foreign airlines can fully own local carriers through investment partnersUnder current rules, foreign airlines are still restricted to holding a maximum stake of 49 percent in Indian carriers, but other foreign investors may own up to 100 percent.
Nov 11, 2016
Govt imposes up to Rs 8,500 levy per flight; airfares to riseTo provide viability gap funding for the flights operated under the regional connectivity scheme, the Ministry would impose a levy on every departure on major air routes such as the national capital, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Kolkata.
Oct 24, 2016
Aviation regulator to get more teeth: DGCA will be able to impose fine on violatorsThe move would give more teeth and leeway to the aviation regulator and aviation security agency BCAS in dealing with instances of violations amid the domestic sector witnessing over 20 per cent sustained growth in passenger traffic.
Mar 02, 2016
Air India might get further funding if the allocated Rs 1,713 cr is not enough: GovtGovernment on Wednesday allayed apprehensions that the already strained finances of Air India might see further pressure following reduced allocation of funds for the carrier in the next fiscal budget and said it is committed to infuse more equity based on the requirement.
Nov 01, 2015
Modi government's new aviation policy: Flying for the masses is noble cause to espouse but it’s horizons awayThe proposal to widen the Indian aviation map by bringing down the cost of flying to Rs 2500 per hour of flight is laudable. This is entirely different from pricing a ticket on that peg for flights of one hour, so one is not quite clear which option the government has in mind.
Apr 10, 2012
Govt to invest $30 bn to develop airports in next 10 yearsBuoyed by the success of implementation of PPP model in airport development, the government plans to invest $30 billion in next 10 years with more existing airports being opened up for modernisation, a top official said today.