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.
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.
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.
Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola said that a decision will be taken after running all sorts of scrutiny.
The drone ATC will be called unmanned traffic management and it will collaborate with the manned traffic management.
"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.
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.
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
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
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.