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Airline Sector Expecting 40 Cr Passenger Traffic By FY24: Scindia

The total number of passenger travelled increased from 6.70 crore in 2013-14 to 14.50 crore in 2018-19. The number of planes too increased from 400 from 2013-14 to 710 by 2018-19

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New Policy In Works For Regional Airlines, Helicopter Operators: Jyotiraditya Scindia

"We are going to come out with a policy for regional airlines and for helicopters to make them much more economical, to make them much more pervasive, and to provide that last mile connectivity because growth is also going to come from that sector," said Scindia

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Breakthrough: P&W's New Hybrid-Electric Propulsion Technology To Achieve 30% Improvement In Fuel Efficiency Against Modern Turboprop -- Ashmita Sethi, President, P&W India

P&W is the powerhouse of aerospace engineering for its after burning turbofan engine for the world’s only operational 5th gen fighter aircraft -- F-35 and F-22 Raptor. India is on course to develop its very own 5 gen multi role fighter jet—AMCA. While Navy and IAF are gunning for Deck Based Fighter and 114 MRFA fighter program. Could P&W collaborate on such futuristic program with govt.of India? BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha speaks with Ashmita Sethi, President and Country Head, P&W on such critical technologies and the possibilities that could propel India leaf frog into building next gen advance aero engine. She also opens up on technological breakthroughs/R&D as the new hybrid-electric propulsion technology and Ceramic matrix composites will set forth the new era of aviation.

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Limits On Airfares To Remain For 15 Days At Any Given Time: Aviation Ministry

Domestic air travel became costlier on August 12 this year as the Civil Aviation Ministry had raised the lower as well as upper caps on fares by 9.83 to 12.82 percent.

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PM Modi To Chair Council Of Ministers Meeting Tomorrow, Covid Situation Likely On Agenda

The meeting is being held a week after Prime Minister Modi held meetings with ministers both Cabinet and Minister of State rank in different groups to review the performance of their respective ministries.

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Airbus Military Transport Aircraft C295 Is Actually The First Tangible Make In India Program: Airbus President Rémi Maillard

On the Sidelines of Aero India 2021, BW Businesworld's Manish Kumar Jha interacts with Rémi Maillard, President & MD, India & South Asia, Airbus on defence and commercial commitment to India. Airbus is emphatic on its C 295 military transport aircraft program with Tata which is awaiting final approval. Rémi also proposed Airbus AS565 Panther helicopter to Indian Navy under NUH program which is in direct competition with India's advance helicopter platforms by DPSU HAL.

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Civil Aviation: Challenges Galore

The year 2020 was very tough for the civil aviation sector, not just in India but globally as well. But 2021 may not be any better as the money-spinning long haul air traffic is unlikely to see recovery to pre-Covid levels

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Number of daily passengers on domestic flights after Covid touches a new high: 252,374

Number of daily passengers on domestic flights after Covid touches a new high: 252,374

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Facilitated repatriation, international travel of more than 29.23 lakh stranded people under Vande Bharat Mission: HS Puri

Facilitated repatriation, international travel of more than 29.23 lakh stranded people under Vande Bharat Mission: HS Puri

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Direct flights between Amritsar and Nanded to restart from Nov 10: Hardeep Singh Puri

Direct flights between Amritsar and Nanded to restart from Nov 10: Hardeep Singh Puri

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MHA relaxation to OCI, PIO card holders, foreign nationals intending to visit India for any purpose, except tourism

MHA relaxation to OCI, PIO card holders, foreign nationals intending to visit India for any purpose, except tourism

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Nearly 1.39 cr domestic fliers since May 25: Hardeep Singh Puri

Nearly 1.39 cr domestic fliers since May 25: Hardeep Singh Puri

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Domestic aviation sees jump amid COVID-19 with 91,000 passengers flying across country on Monday

Domestic aviation sees jump amid COVID-19 with 91,000 passengers flying across country on Monday

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About two crore tourism jobs at risk, revenue loss could be Rs 1.58 lakh crore, tourism ministry officials to parliamentary panel

About two crore tourism jobs at risk, revenue loss could be Rs 1.58 lakh crore, tourism ministry officials to parliamentary panel

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MoCA extends capping on domestic flight fares till Nov 24

MoCA extends capping on domestic flight fares till Nov 24

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