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Jet Airways' flying rights with 5 countries temporarily allocated to Air India: Hardeep Puri
Wed, Jun 26, 2019
Narendra Modi government has decided to temporarily allocate the Jet Airways flying rights with five countries to national air carrier Air India.
Jewar international airport: It's official, bids open for developing Rs 15,000-cr airport
Thu, May 30, 2019
The Noida International Airport Limited (NIAL) on Thursday invited global players to float bids for development of an international greenfield airport in Jewar, Noida.
With fear of job loss, Jet Airways employees knock on Aviation Ministry's door
Tue, May 21, 2019
Jet employees hope that the government will pay heed to their cries and protect their jobs in the grounded airline.
Jewar Airport: Government approves tender document for international airport construction in Greater Noida
Fri, May 10, 2019
Jewar Airport finally seems to have reached the phase where the international aviation airport construction project can take-off.
How Jet Airways crisis is impacting international travelers
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
There is an increased demand on main business and leisure routes with peak travel season and with the recent withdrawal of Jet Airways operations.
Jet Airways crisis: Worst hit! Aviation firms face heat of international flights cancellations
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
The cancellation of flights is creating demand-supply constraint leading to rising in fares is affecting them across their business, leisure and B-leisure segments.
Ex-SBI chief Purwar front-runner to head Jet Airways interim board
Thu, Mar 28, 2019
People in the know of things said that the SBI-led management is likely to soon approve the names of the would be Chairman and the other member of the board. Thereafter, the newly constituted board will formally approve the next Chairman.
Working with all airlines to provide sufficient capacity, says civil aviation ministry
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
The grounding of aircraft by crisis-hit Jet Airways, grounding of Boeing MAX 737 planes by SpiceJet and curtailed schedule of IndiGo, among other factors, have impacted flight schedules.
Boeing 737 Max grounding: Aviation ministry calls meeting with airlines for contingency plan
Wed, Mar 13, 2019
The decision came days after a 737 MAX 8 aircraft operated by the Ethiopian Airlines crashed near Addis Ababa killing 157 people, including four Indians. SpiceJet has around 12 such aircraft in its fleet. Jet Airways has five, which have been already grounded.
State govts should not look at aviation sector through Centre versus state prism, says Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu
Thu, Feb 28, 2019
Prabhu said, "State governments should not be used only as emergency landing platforms but states should regularly benefit from this. So, we really look forward to states becoming, regular, permanent, and active partners with us to make it the reality."
Aviation boost: 400 abandoned airstrips to be renovated to boost connectivity, says official
Fri, Jan 25, 2019
The airport will benefit adjoining states like West Bengal and Odisha and help push up economic growth as well as generate employment opportunity, he said.
Air India to foray into holiday package segment, floats tender for proposals
Thu, Jan 24, 2019
The Air India holiday package cover flights for sure in addition with site-seeing options, hotels and road transportation.
Hope Jet Airways, Etihad, lenders reach a common plan, says govt official
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
"If any such thing (open offer exemption) is required, they will have to reach out to Sebi and it will take a call. That is something (open offer exemption) between Jet Airways, Etihad and Sebi. Government has no direct role in this," Choubey said.
First Global Aviation Summit to open in Mumbai on Jan 15
Tue, Jan 08, 2019
Organised by the Ministry of Civil Aviation along with FICCI, the first GAS-2019 will discuss how to ride this strong tailwind of growth and pave the way forward for the aviation sector.
State of aviation in India: 94 AAI airports suffered losses in 2017-18, says govt
Fri, Jan 04, 2019
"The losses are mainly due to low revenue generation to meet the total expenditure of the respective airports," Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
Kerala government can bid for Thiruvananthapuram airport, says Jayant Sinha
Fri, Dec 28, 2018
In November, the central government approved leasing out six airports for operation, management and development under public private partnership. These are Airports Authority of India (AAI) aerodromes at Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram and Mangaluru.
Flyers alert! Civil Aviation Ministry warns over fake aviation letter
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
The ministry in a tweet said it has come to its notice that a fake letter by the DGCA declaring a no-fly zone in and around Delhi is circulating on WhatsApp.
Airlines to fly 23,117 domestic flights every week during winter schedule
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Domestic airlines will operate 22 per cent more flights every week at 23,117 during winter schedule spanning from end of October till late March 2019, according to officials.
Aviation: Will DGCA licensing air traffic controllers affect AAI's operational structure?
Sun, Sep 09, 2018
By virtue of having long established practices and adequately trained and skilled manpower, the AAI has been complying with the ICAO provisions pertaining to air traffic services personnel, AAI Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra said.
Aviation: Sea plane dream dead in water? CDA looks to deliver killer punch
Fri, Sep 07, 2018
The CDI report said that the lake is a highly productive eco-system with rich fishery resources sustaining the livelihood of more than two lakh fishermen who live in and around the lake. Further, the report added that based on its rich biodiversity and socio-economic importance, Chilika lake is designated as a Ramsar Site in 1981 as wetland of international importance.