Civil Aviation Ministry

COVID-19: Don't serve meals on flights under 2 hours, airlines told

When scheduled domestic flights were resumed on May 25 after coronavirus lockdown last year, the ministry had allowed the airlines to serve in-flight meals under certain conditions.

published on : 12th April 2021

India has finalised air bubble pact with Sri Lanka: Civil Aviation Ministry

Under an air bubble pact between two countries, special international passenger flights can be operated by their airlines into each other's territories under restrictive conditions.

published on : 10th April 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

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

Unfair to Air India crew: Pilots seek Hardeep Puri’s help to address wage cut issue

Lamenting that pilots of Air India and its two subsidiary airlines, Air India Express and Alliance Air, continue to get reduced wages, up to 70 per cent lower of their normal wages, it said.

published on : 1st December 2020

India, Saudi Arabia hold talks on air bubble agreement to resume flights

India has an agreement with 22 countries, including the United States, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Canada, Maldives, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Nigeria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Japan among others

published on : 25th November 2020

Oman 16th country to have air bubble arrangements with India

Under an air bubble pact between two countries, special international passenger flights can be operated by their airlines into each other's territories under restrictive conditions due to the COVID-19

published on : 1st October 2020

Centre working on 'appropriate policies' for 100 percent FDI in airlines in India: Minister

Union Minister Jayant Sinha today said the government is working on "appropriate policies" related to 100 per cent FDI in airlines, amid local carriers opposing the move.

published on : 16th March 2017