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Latest Articles in ministry of civil aviation

44 Specially-abled Children Get First Flight Experience At Biju Patnaik International Airport

Earlier this week, Alliance Air - operated a special aircraft for the underprivileged children. Minister, Ashok Chandra Panda inaugurated the programme and flagged of 'DREAM FLIGHT'.

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'No More Tickets To Government Agencies On Credit,' Says Air India Official

Tickets on credit are not being issued to the government departments or agencies against whom the pending dues is Rs 10 lakh or more.

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Investors Gloomy After IndiGo Shows Interest In Buying Air India

The news came after Indigo expressed its interest in buying Air India after the Ministry of Civil Aviation announced disinvestment in Air India giving boost to the Government of India of its announced plan to sell stake in national carrier which is laden with Rs 52,000 crore debts.

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Air Passengers Association of India appoints Manoj Gursahani as Chairman for Maharashtra Region

Air Passengers Association of India (APAI) has appointed Manoj Gursahani as Chairman for the Maharashtra Region through consensus on June 26 in its national meeting in Mumbai.

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UDAN Scheme Set For Takeoff, Flights At 43 Unserved Airports

11 bidders have come forward to connect 30 airports which are currently operational, 12 which are underserved and 43 where not a single flight lands, according to the Civil Aviation Ministry

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Govt Imposes New Levy Of Rs 8,500 On Airline Tickets

It will be applicable on scheduled domestic flights operating on major routes and excludes regional flights, Civil Aviation Secretary R N Choubey said

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Fliers May Soon Get On-board Internet In India

Many foreign airlines are already offering Wi-Fi for passengers, but they have to switch off the facility when they enter the Indian airspace

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Policy Not Enough, Regional Carriers Seek Active Support

Regional airlines and business aircraft operators want concrete government measures to make RCS a success

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Govt Proposes Cap On Air Ticket Cancellation Charge

Civil Aviation Ministry said airlines will have to refund all statutory taxes in case of flight cancellations; excess baggage fee reduced

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Two Years Of Modi Govt | Civil Aviation Sector: Queued For Take Off

From hiking foreign investment limit to boosting domestic infrastructure, the Modi government has launched many ambitious initiatives for aviation

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Ministers Discuss Draft Aviation Policy

The draft aviation policy, rolled out last October, contains several provisions like two per cent levy on all air tickets to fund regional connectivity and tax sops

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Carriers Seek Level Playing Field With Foreign Airlines

A delegation of airline executives met Union Minister of State for PMO Jitendra Singh and sought government's intervention to incorporate some of their concerns while finalising the National Civil Aviation Policy

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Air India To Start Gorakhpur Service From January 15

This is the latest destination to be added to the national carrier's network under its "Connecting India" programme

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10 Killed In BSF Aircraft Crash In Delhi

The accident happened around 9.50 am when the plane crashed into the airport boundary wall and landed in a sewage treatment plant while returning back due to apparent technical problem five minutes after it took off for Ranchi

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RBI Relaxes Norms For Aircraft, Helicopter Imports

With the latest notification, the Reserve Bank of India has done away with the earlier requirement whereby Civil Aviation Ministry's nod was compulsory for advance remittances

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