Civil Aviation

Empty planes flying from India to Saudi Arabia to bring back stranded Indians: Hardeep Singh Puri

International flights are operated under the Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) to bring back stranded Indians in various countries.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Aviation sector fast reaching pre-COVID passenger levels: Pradeep Singh Kharola

The worst is over for India's civil aviation sector as passenger traffic is fast reaching pre-COVID levels.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Flight operations in Odisha's Jeypore airport to start by year-end

Officials of the Public Works department apprised Transport secretary Madhusudan Padhi about the current runway position and provided blueprint of the requirements for expansion work.

published on : 13th February 2021

DGCA to do 'all sorts of scrutiny' before clearing Boeing 737 MAX planes: Civil Aviation Ministry

Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola said that a decision will be taken after running all sorts of scrutiny.

published on : 4th February 2021

Government may allow private air traffic controllers to manage drones in lower airspace

The drone ATC will be called unmanned traffic management and it will collaborate with the manned traffic management.

published on : 3rd February 2021

IndiGo plans to add flights connecting seven more cities

The low-cost carrier currently connects 61 domestic cities and addition of these new stations will take the number to 68.

published on : 12th January 2021

All-women cockpit crew to fly inaugural San Francisco-Bengaluru Air India flight

The Air India flight will fly on Saturday over the North Pole, taking the Atlantic route to reach Bengaluru, a senior official of the airline said.

published on : 9th January 2021

New COVID-19 strain: Centre allows limited resumption of flights to, from UK

A total of 38 samples have been found to be positive with the new UK variant genome of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, confirmed the Union Health Ministry on Monday. 

published on : 6th January 2021

UK flights could have been allowed with strict checks, feel passengers

Many of them took to Twitter to express their displeasure over the announcement made by the Indian government of extending the suspension of flights till January 7.

published on : 31st December 2020

New COVID-19 strain: India-UK flights to remain suspended till January 7

The Civil Aviation Ministry had last week suspended all flights between the European country and India from December 23 to December 31 as a mutated variant of the coronavirus was detected there.

published on : 30th December 2020

Patronage slowly improving at airports across Karnataka but not even 50% of pre-covid levels

Belagavi airport is the only one of all the airports that is set to near its pre-COVID level passengers, reveals AAI figures.

published on : 25th December 2020

New COVID-19 strain: Govt of India suspends flights from UK until December 31

"Considering the prevailing situation in UK. Govt. of India has decided that all flights originating from UK to India to be suspended till 31st December 2020," the aviation ministry said in a tweet.

published on : 21st December 2020

Pakistan govt cancels licences of 50 pilots

Authorities told the Islamabad HC that under the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, they have reviewed licences of 860 commercial pilots and cancelled 50 of them.

published on : 20th December 2020

Pakistan International Airlines clears 110 pilots out of 141 whose licences were suspended

It was reported that reported that PIA had cleared 110 pilots and cancelled the licences of 15, whereas 14 pilots had been declared unfit to fly.

published on : 15th December 2020

Government speeds up divestment, invites bids for Pawan Hans

This will be the second attempt after its similar offer in 2018 and 2019 failed to get any suitors.

published on : 9th December 2020
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