Civil Aviation

Airstrips at Warangal, Peddapalli to developed under UDAN: Ministry of Civil Aviation

Earlier, the State proposed three greenfield and three brownfield airports and wrote several letters.

published on : 9th September 2022

INTERVIEW | Airlines can offer fares as per demand & supply, says Aviation Minister Scindia

Scindia speaks about measures taken to reduce Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) prices and the growth plans for the aviation sector.

published on : 6th September 2022

Where is freedom of movement for disabled people?

This year marked 75 years of Indian Independence and five years since the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act became law.

published on : 3rd September 2022

India to see 400 million air travellers in 7-10 years: Scindia

He also said there are tremendous growth opportunities for domestic airlines and they are expected to have a fleet of 1,200 planes in five years.

published on : 24th August 2022

Over 97 lakh domestic air passengers in July, 7.6 per cent lower than June: DGCA

Overall, 6.69 crore people travelled on domestic flights in the January-July period of 2022, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) stated in its monthly statement.

published on : 18th August 2022

5 years on, Telangana airports find no place on UDAN map

In the last five years, UDAN has significantly increased the regional air connectivity in the country.

published on : 18th August 2022

Aviation stocks fly high as govt lifts domestic airfare caps 

The ministry had imposed lower and upper limits on domestic airfares based on flight durations when services were resumed on May 25, 2020, after a two-month lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 11th August 2022

Civil Aviation Ministry lifts price caps on air fare from August 31

According to  lower and upper limits on domestic airfares, airlines can’t charge a passenger less than Rs 2,900 (excluding GST) and more than Rs 8,800 for domestic flights of less than 40 minutes.

published on : 11th August 2022

Government assures international passengers’ data privacy 

The government has also clarified that the intention of the regulations is to enhance the detection of smuggling of narcotics, gold, arms & ammunition.

published on : 11th August 2022

SpiceJet denies reports of banks putting loans on high-risk head

Debt-laden Spicejet on Monday denied the reports that a few banks have put their account on high -risk category.

published on : 9th August 2022

Chennai to get second airport at Parandur

The state government had found Parandur as the ideal site after its own Obstacle Limitation Surface survey and Techno-Economic Feasibility studies.

published on : 2nd August 2022

'Confident of addressing DGCA's concerns': SpiceJet on grounding of 50 per cent of its flights

The DGCA had on Wednesday ordered SpiceJet to operate not more than 50 per cent of its flights for eight weeks after several of its planes reported technical malfunction recently.

published on : 28th July 2022

Airlines can't charge extra fee for issuing boarding pass at check-in counters: Aviation Ministry

The advisory is issued at a time when air tickets have seen a drastic rise amid a record rise in jet fuel prices.

published on : 21st July 2022

Aircraft technical snags: DGCA crackdown finds insufficient engineering staff certifying planes

The aviation regulator in its spot check also found improper identification of cause of defect, and has ordered for compliance with its new directions by July 28.

published on : 18th July 2022

Aviation Ministry proposes police action for flashing laser light on aircraft

In October last year, during Durga Puja, multiple pilots had complained to the Kolkata airport's air traffic controller of laser lights distracting them as they were approaching to land.

published on : 9th July 2022

CPI MP Viswam writes to Scindia, raises concern over 'woeful' safety conditions of airlines

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a show-cause notice on Wednesday to SpiceJet after its planes had eight technical malfunctions over the past 18 days.

published on : 8th July 2022

Akasa Air gets flying licence from DGCA 

By the end of fiscal 2022-23, the airline will have 18 aircraft and thereafter, will add 12-14 aircraft every 12 months.

published on : 8th July 2022

Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia gets additional charge of Steel Ministry 

The 51-year-old MP, who represents Madhya Pradesh in the Rajya Sabha, is the third steel minister in the current Modi government.

published on : 7th July 2022

SpiceJet going through turbulent phase amid safety scares, share slumps over 40 per cent in 2022

It all started in April 2022 when the aviation watchdog the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) restrained 90 pilots of the airline from operating Boeing 737 Max aircraft.

published on : 7th July 2022

Eight safety-related incidents in 18 days, DGCA slaps notice on SpiceJet; regulator body sounds caution

The DGCA termed the airline’s internal safety oversight as ‘poor’, adding its ‘inadequate’ maintenance actions have resulted in ‘degradation’ of the safety margins of SpiceJet.

published on : 7th July 2022
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