Ministry of Civil Aviation

Jet promoters defend Sanjiv Kapoor’s designation

The consortium, the successful bidder of the defunct airline Jet Airways, has also asked Chhawchharia to remain within the ambit of his powers.

published on : 11th January 2023

MoCA looks at reducing peak hour flights to manage congestion at Delhi airport: Officials

IGIA, also the country's largest airport, has three terminals -- T1, T2 and T3. All international flights and some domestic services operate from T3. 

published on : 10th December 2022

Incentive scheme to boost 2030 drone hub mission

A group of secretaries, chaired by the cabinet secretary, will ensure that the expenditure is within the outlay.

published on : 4th December 2022

PLI scheme to support India’s 2030 dronehub mission launched

The government has approved the PLI scheme with an outlay of Rs 120 crore and the scheme which will be in force till March 31 2025, ministry sources said.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Heavy Air traffic routes’ levy to double from January 1

The ministry in fact has cushioned the immediate hike and proposes to take the figure to Rs 15,000 per departure starting 1 April 2023, the beginning of the next financial year.

published on : 18th November 2022

Odisha growth hopes ride on the wings of new airport

On Monday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off the first flight, adding a new accelerator to regional growth.

published on : 1st November 2022

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

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

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

India’s newest airline Akasa Air’s first aircraft lands at Delhi airport after long ride from Seattle 

Akasa airlines have already received the no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Civil Aviation in August 2021 to launch commercial flight operations.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Government should consider increasing upper caps on domestic airfares: IndiGo CEO

Moreover, IndiGo is likely to introduce a business class in certain international flights as it is looking to expand to regions like Europe, Africa and Southeast Asia.

published on : 1st June 2022

‘Remove discriminatory kirpan norms in flights’: NCM to Aviation Ministry

NCM chief Iqbal Singh Lalpura said when an international flight lands in Delhi and it has to proceed to Amritsar, those boarding here are not allowed to carry the kirpan.

published on : 27th May 2022

'Restart activities are progressing well', say Jet Airways owners

The consortium, in a statement, stated that the “restart activities are progressing well” and that they are in talks with the government for approvals and with aircraft lessors for aircrafts.

published on : 18th March 2022

No plan to make it mandatory for airlines, airports to play Indian music: V K Singh

The Ministry of Civil Aviation had on December 27 asked all airlines and airports to consider playing Indian music in their flights and terminals.

published on : 14th March 2022

Aviation Ministry​ seeks DGCA's report over Jet Airways incident

The Jet Airways flight with 166 passengers and five crew members on board, was turned back to Mumbai after several passengers suffered ear pain and nose-bleeds, due to loss in cabin air pressure.

published on : 20th September 2018