Ministry Of-civil-aviation

Showing of 41 - 60 from 157 results
Ministry Of-civil-aviation - Total results - 157
Sikkim's Pakyong Airport welcomes first commercial flight in state with water cannon salute
India

Sikkim's Pakyong Airport welcomes first commercial flight in state with water cannon salute

The Pakyong Airport was inaugrated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 24 September. Modi had dedicated Sikkim's first airport to the nation.

Narendra Modi claims 35 airports built over past four years, but official data shows only seven are 'operational'
India

Narendra Modi claims 35 airports built over past four years, but official data shows only seven are 'operational'

As many as 129 airports are owned by Airport Authority of India (AAI) — of which 23 are international, 78 domestic, eight customs and 20 civil enclaves at defence airfields, according to the annual report 2017-18 of the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

Ministry of Civil Aviation working on turnaround plan for Air India; plans to make airline a board-managed company
Business

Ministry of Civil Aviation working on turnaround plan for Air India; plans to make airline a board-managed company

The government is planning to is to "make Air India stand on its own feet so that it can be sold in the future when it's conducive to sell the airline."

India gets its first drone policy: All you need to know about Drone Regulations 1.0
News & Analysis

India gets its first drone policy: All you need to know about Drone Regulations 1.0

The regulations are intended to enable visual line-of-sight, daytime-only drone flight operations.

Civil aviation ministry, finance ministry mull Rs 11,000 crore bailout package for ailing Air India
Business

Civil aviation ministry, finance ministry mull Rs 11,000 crore bailout package for ailing Air India

In the current financial year, Air India has received an equity infusion of Rs 650 crore up to June

Air India sale: 'No show' could ground Narendra Modi's plan to offload money-losing government-held firms
Business

Air India sale: 'No show' could ground Narendra Modi's plan to offload money-losing government-held firms

Govt's offer to sell stake in Air India failed to attract a single bidder, dealing a blow to Narendra Modi’s target for offloading stakes in govt-held firms

Air India disinvestment: Govt moves deadline to receive bids to 31 May as it struggles to find suitor for 'Maharaja'
Business

Air India disinvestment: Govt moves deadline to receive bids to 31 May as it struggles to find suitor for 'Maharaja'

The government on Tuesday extended the deadline for submission of 'Expression of Interest' (EoI) bids under Air India's divestment process to 31 May, 2018

Air India privatisation: Employees protest against sale plan; trade unions caution about job losses
Business

Air India privatisation: Employees protest against sale plan; trade unions caution about job losses

This was the first action by the Air India forum against government's privatisation move following the Civil Aviation Ministry seeking expression of interest (EoI) from potential bidders for a 76 percent stake sale in the loss-making carrier as well as divestment of two of its subsidiaries.

'Necessary ecosystem' has led to 20% growth in civil aviation sector, says official
Business

'Necessary ecosystem' has led to 20% growth in civil aviation sector, says official

Civil Aviation Secretary R N Choubey said the Central government is taking necessary steps to address the airport capacity requirements to handle increasing volume of air traffic.

Denied job due to her gender by Air India, Shanavi Ponnusamy fights for equal employment opportunities for trans people
India

Denied job due to her gender by Air India, Shanavi Ponnusamy fights for equal employment opportunities for trans people

Shanavi Ponnusamy identifies as a transwoman but was forced to apply as a woman for a job because Air India doesn't yet accommodate transgenders as a separate category

IATA partners with civil aviation ministry to enhance human resource availability in India's airline industry
Business

IATA partners with civil aviation ministry to enhance human resource availability in India's airline industry

IATA said it has signed a MoU with Ministry of Civil Aviation to enhance human resource availability in India's aviation industry

Two Jet Airways pilots suspended for five years by DGCA for fighting in cockpit of London-Mumbai flight
Business

Two Jet Airways pilots suspended for five years by DGCA for fighting in cockpit of London-Mumbai flight

Aviation regulator DGCA suspended the flying licence of two former Jet Airways pilots for five years, who were were involved in a mid-air brawl on its London-Mumbai flight early this month.

Air India privatisation: Parliamentary panel suggests plan review, says carrier should be given five years for revival
Business

Air India privatisation: Parliamentary panel suggests plan review, says carrier should be given five years for revival

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture concluded that the government should review its decision to privatise or disinvest Air India and explore the possibility of "an alternative to disinvestment of our national carrier which is our national pride"

Parliamentary panel raps carriers: Airlines will continue to fleece passengers unless flyers boycott them
India

Parliamentary panel raps carriers: Airlines will continue to fleece passengers unless flyers boycott them

The Indian MPs sound good to the public like they care but the airlines are not duty bound to listen and would only do so by way of insincere promise to stay in the good books of the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

Centre identifies 24 airports, helipads to enhance air connectivity in Kashmir and North East India under Phase-II of UDAN
India

Centre identifies 24 airports, helipads to enhance air connectivity in Kashmir and North East India under Phase-II of UDAN

Under Phase-II of RCS UDAN scheme, nine airports are going to be built in Arunachal Pradesh, five each in Assam and Manipur, two in Jammu and Kashmir, and, one each in Tripura, Meghalaya and Sikkim

Delhi air pollution: AAP govt in talks with state-owned helicopter service to aerially sprinkle water
India

Delhi air pollution: AAP govt in talks with state-owned helicopter service to aerially sprinkle water

The Delhi government on Friday said that it was in talks with state-owned helicopter service company Pawan Hans to aerially sprinkle water

IndiGo staff manhandle passenger at Delhi airport: Govt seeks report from airline over incident
India

IndiGo staff manhandle passenger at Delhi airport: Govt seeks report from airline over incident

The minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha condemned the Indigo airlines incident and said the government has sought a report from the airline.

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM presides over 'bhumi pujan' of greenfield airport at Hirasar near Rajkot
India

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM presides over 'bhumi pujan' of greenfield airport at Hirasar near Rajkot

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday presided over the groundbreaking ceremony for a greenfield airport in Chotila

No-fly list norms effective today: You could face life ban for unruly behaviour; read details here
Business

No-fly list norms effective today: You could face life ban for unruly behaviour; read details here

The no-fly list norms also have a provision for appeal by an aggrieved passenger

Robust response to our Udan flights with 90 % overall capacity utilisation : Spicejet
Business

Robust response to our Udan flights with 90 % overall capacity utilisation : Spicejet

SpiceJet had been awarded six proposals and 11 routes under the first phase of the Udan scheme.