civil aviation ministry

'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

Air travel becomes costlier, caps raised on domestic airfares by 9.83-12.82 per cent

India had imposed lower and upper limits on airfares based on flight duration when services were resumed on May 25, 2020, after a two-month lockdown due to coronavirus.

published on : 13th August 2021

Indian airlines' CO2 emissions increased by 63.5 per cent between 2012 and 2019: MoS Civil Aviation

Singh stated the Indian carriers had 18,900 thousand tons of CO2 emissions in 2019, which was 11,560 thousand tons in 2012.

published on : 4th August 2021

CISF nabs man with fake IDs of civil aviation ministry, AAI at Delhi airport

Akash Babu was intercepted and detained on Saturday morning from the foyer area of the terminal-III of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Aiport as his behaviour was found suspicious

published on : 1st August 2021

Can’t ensure job for all existing staff, say new owners of Jet Airways

Even as there are over 3,500 employees associated with Jet airways even after its grounding, the Jalan-Kalrock consortium plans to have only a few hundred workers when Jet restarts its services.

published on : 31st July 2021

LG Tamilisai Soundararajan urges Centre to recommence flight services to Puducherry

She also requested the Minister to initiate steps for runway expansion in Puducherry airport with 1.5 kms airstrip.

published on : 24th July 2021

Government forms 3 panels to revive aviation industry

Weeks after taking charge of civil aviation ministry, Jyotiraditya Scindia has formed three committees to advise him on industry related issues.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Two consultants of Aviation Ministry, two officials of DGCA die due to COVID

The two consultants -- who were retired government servants and were engaged by the ministry on contract basis -- died during the first wave of COVID-19 during 2020.

published on : 11th July 2021

Airlines can operate maximum of 65 per cent pre-COVID domestic flights: Government

The carriers have been operating only 50% of their pre-COVID domestic flights since June 1 in accordance with a May 28 order of the ministry.

published on : 6th July 2021

Government issues guidelines for expeditious COVID-19 vaccination of aviation personnel

Priority during vaccination should be given to the air traffic controllers (ATCs), cockpit and cabin crews of the airlines as well as mission-critical and passenger-facing staff, it said.

published on : 6th May 2021
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