Civil Aviation Ministry

Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan takes first direct Puducherry to Hyderabad flight

The direct flight was introduced following the initiative taken by the Governor with the Civil Aviation Ministry.

published on : 28th March 2022

Regular international flights likely to resume from March 15, say government sources

A decision on resuming scheduled international flights has almost been arrived at by the Civil Aviation Ministry following consultation with the Health Ministry, they said.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Give health details in self-declaration form: Centre brings new rules for international travellers

The guidelines also stated that two percent of the total flight passengers should undergo post-arrival testing randomly on arrival at the airport.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Stone for Bhogapuram airport may be laid soon

Emphasising the importance of an international airport to the state, CM Jagan sought the support of the civil aviation ministry to complete the project within the set deadline of three years.

published on : 4th January 2022

Kozhikode airport set to be privatised

The Kozhikode airport had handled 32,29,910 passengers between 2019 and 2020. The Kerala government is yet to respond to the announcement.     

published on : 11th December 2021

Average fares of AI, United, Lufthansa on air bubble flights comparable to pre-pandemic level: Centre

Scheduled international passenger flights have been suspended in India since March 23 last year, when the coronavirus pandemic had started spreading across the world.

published on : 6th December 2021

Civil aviation ministry proposes outsourcing non-core security works at airports to private agencies

The civil aviation ministry has asked airport operators to look at outsourcing non-core security works at aerodromes to private agencies.

published on : 24th November 2021

'Covid caseload reduced': Aviation Ministry allows airlines to serve meals on all domestic flights

The carriers had not been allowed to serve meals in flights, which have duration of less than two hours, since April 15 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 16th November 2021

Sudha Chandran episode: Government issues draft guidelines during air travel for disabled

Chandran had last week, in a video posted on social media, narrated her ordeal of how she was made to remove her prosthetic limb every time during a security check at any airport.

published on : 27th October 2021

'In letter and spirit': Civil Aviation Ministry asks airlines to continue following protocol for MPs

Under the protocol, MPs must get access to reserved lounge facilities at all domestic and international airports across the country and they should be served tea or coffee or water free of cost.

published on : 12th October 2021

Aviation Ministry gives nod to Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed Akasa Air to operate in India

The new airline aims to start operations by the summer of 2022, the holding company, SNV Aviation Private Limited, said.

published on : 11th October 2021

Indian drone industry will have a turnover of up to Rs 15,000 crore by 2026: Jyotiraditya Scindia

The Civil Aviation Ministry on Wednesday approved a PLI scheme for drones and drone components with an allocation of Rs 120 crore spread over three financial years.

published on : 16th September 2021

Aviation Ministry grants ICMR conditional permission to use drones for COVID vaccine delivery

Permission was granted to use drones in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Manipur and Nagaland to deliver vaccines beyond the visual line of sight.

published on : 13th September 2021

Govt announces new policy for 'Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul' activities

To boost MRO activities, the government has selected eight airports, including Delhi and Kolkata, for such works and to attract investments.

published on : 9th September 2021

Aviation Ministry grants permission to use drones to 10 organisations

Karnataka government is one of the 10 organisations and it has got the permission to conduct "drone based aerial survey for creating urban property ownership records in Bengaluru".

published on : 16th August 2021
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