Diwakar Reddy airport row: India must fight mindset of VIP culture, removing red beacons means nothing
It is heartening to know the government is formulating a no-fly list for unruly passengers who create trouble on flights and at airports.
The government framing a draft no-fly list and coming out with it makes India the first country in the world to do so.
After TDP MP Diwakar Reddy's antics at Vishakhapatnam airport, 4 airlines join Indigo and put him under 'no-fly' list
Air India, Vistara, Air Asia and Indigo bars Telgu Desam Party MP J C Diwakar Reddy from their flights after he created rukus at Vishakapatnam Airport for arriving late to board his flight
GST rate: Khadi yarn, Gandhi topi, national flag, most 'puja samagri' exempt; 3% on pearls, imitation jewellery
The tax department has also put up on its website the list of items which would be exempt from Integrated GST (IGST) under multilateral or bilateral commitments in respect of imports by privileges persons, organisations, authorities and foreigners.
Senior official in the ministry of civil aviation said NITI Aayog had sent a set of recommendations to the ministry a month back, which is when the set of events culminating in FM Arun Jaitley talking of disinvestment, started
The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) will probe the controversial merger of Air India and Indian Airlines, besides alleged irregularities in purchase and lease of aircraft by the two state-run carriers under the United Progressive Alliance(UPA) government which caused "huge" losses to the exchequer.
FIRs have been registered for offences of criminal conspiracy and corruption against unidentified officials of the civil aviation ministry and Air India
Perhaps the government will examine the dismal operational efficiency of Air India and figure out a way to enhance its revenues, turn it around
It is quite clear that those tasked with running Air India don’t seem to have a clue how to go about resurrecting it
Air India is staying afloat on a Rs. 30,000-crore bailout extended by the government.
The pilots' body had on Monday warned of the situation turning worse If there was no "definite time-bound assurance" on resolving the issues by Tuesday.
In March, the company had projected that demand from India would add up to orders for 1,740 planes over 20 years
The carrier is surviving on a Rs 30,000-crore bailout package, spread across ten years, announced by the UPA government in 2012 .
Jitender Bhargava's book on the 'Descent of Air India' was shelved by Bloomsbury, the author has taken upon himself to expose how the airline was mismanaged by those who were meant to run it.
Former Air India (AI) executive director Jitender Bhargava has revealed how the rescue mission in Kuwait entered the Guinness Book of World Records.
The ICPA represents around 670 pilots of the erstwhile Indian Airlines, most of whom is deployed on carrier's narrow-body fleet.
Air India stipulates that the daily flight duty time for a pilot is 8 hours and 125 hours in a month while the daily duty time for a pilot is 11 hours.
ICPA has 670 members under its fold and it represents the pilots of erstwhile Indian Airlines.
Lohani will be taking over at a crucial time when Air India seems to have begun its journey towards improved financials but challenges remain.
Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the government "has not ordered any probe into the matter".