Aviation Minister

Reduce tax on jet fuel: Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia to States

The minister requested Goa, Assam, Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Rajashthan, Bihar and Tamil Nadu to reduce the VAT on Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF).

published on : 18th October 2022

Scindia orders probe after viral video of Bobby Kataria smoking in flight surface, says 'hazardous'

The airline said the matter had been investigated thoroughly in January 2022, when the video was brought to their notice and complaint had been filed. He was put on a no-flying list by the airline. 

published on : 11th August 2022

Sri Lanka to resume flights from Jaffna to India in July: Aviation Minister

Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said that resuming the flights would improve tourism and help the country in the current dollar crisis. However, he did not specify a date.

published on : 19th June 2022

American aviation honchos upbeat about Indian skies: Scindia

The GAGAN project is a collaboration of the ISRO and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to implement a GPS aided geo augmented navigation for the Indian airspace.

published on : 3rd May 2022

TS had sought six new airports, gets none

It may be recalled that the Telangana State government proposed six airports.

published on : 29th March 2022

Indian aviation sector is ready to face challenges and tap opportunities: Scindia

Formally inaugurating Wings India 2022 at Begumpet Airport Scindia said the Indian aviation sector has survived a storm during the pandemic but it is emerging stronger.

published on : 25th March 2022

Air India pushed into losses, disinvestment to protect public money: Scindia

Scindia listed out the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines, purchase of 111 new aircraft and liberalisation of bilateral rights as the reasons for the downfall of the national carrier.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Policy on cards to expand air connectivity to far-flung areas, says Jyotiraditya Scindia

The minister was addressing a function here to mark the inaugural run of the Indore-Gondia-Hyderabad flight under UDAN - RCS (Ude Desh Kaa Aam Naagrik - Regional Connectivity Service).

published on : 13th March 2022

Government to split Air India's debt ahead of stake sale - Minister

India will transfer part of Air India's $8.5 billion debt pile to a special purpose vehicle before selling a stake in the state-owned carrier, its junior civil aviation minister told Reuters on Friday

published on : 9th March 2018

Government doesn't want Air India to go Kingfisher Airlines way: Civil Aviation Minister

On June 28, the Cabinet had cleared disinvestment of debt-laden Air India but the final modalities, including the quantum of stake sale, would be decided by a panel headed by the finance minister.

published on : 28th December 2017

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju seeks report from civil aviation director on IndiGo passenger assault

The Director General of Civil Aviation has been asked to submit an independent report on the incident, he said while stressing that such barbarous things should not happen.

published on : 8th November 2017