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AI slashes employee allowances up to 50% despite protests

AI slashes employee allowances up to 50% despite protests

🕔17:34, 22.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 22  National carrier Air India has gone in for a massive cut in employee allowances even as protests from all sections of the employees continue. As per an office order, this has been done as per the

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Domestic flight capacity increased to 45%

Domestic flight capacity increased to 45%

🕔07:34, 27.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 27  The Centre on Friday increased the limited domestic passenger flight operations capacity to 45 per cent from the earlier 33 per cent. The decision comes a month after the Centre allowed re-commencement of limited domestic flight

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Decision on international flights after other countries allow entry : Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri

Decision on international flights after other countries allow entry : Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri

🕔04:01, 8.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 8 Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday said that the government will take a decision on resuming commercial international flights only after other countries ease their restrictions on entry of foreign nationals and allow incoming

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People in containment zone not allowed air travel

People in containment zone not allowed air travel

🕔15:10, 21.May 2020

New Delhi, May 21 As domestic flight services resume on May 25 with one-third of capacity, it will not allow people staying in containment zones to board a flight as they will not be eligible for travel. The Ministry of Civil

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Krishi Udan : Air India identifies global routes to ferry farm produce (Lead)

Krishi Udan : Air India identifies global routes to ferry farm produce (Lead)

🕔13:52, 18.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 17 After rescuing stranded Indian citizens abroad, national carrier Air India is transporting essential agricultural and medical commodities to the world market. Accordingly, under the Centre’s ‘KrishiUdan scheme, the airline has identified around 10 cargo destinations across

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Lockdown: Centre forms guidelines for refund of air tickets

Lockdown: Centre forms guidelines for refund of air tickets

🕔17:59, 16.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 16  The Centre has formed guidelines on refund of air tickets which were booked during the first and the extended lockdown periods. In an office memorandum, the Ministry of Civil Aviation acknowledged the unusual situation that has

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Lifeline Udan: Over 407 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

Lifeline Udan: Over 407 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

🕔07:07, 15.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 15  The Centre on Tuesday said that under the Lifeline Udan initiative, over 227 flights have transported around 407.40 tonnes of medical supplies across the country till April 13. “Lifeline Udan flights are being operated by the

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Lifeline Udan : Over 138 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

Lifeline Udan : Over 138 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

🕔18:32, 4.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 4 The Centre on Saturday said that under the “Lifeline Udan” initiative, 107 flights have transported over 138 tonnes of medical supplies across the country till April 3. The Union Ministry of Civil Aviation said that these

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COVID-19: Cabinet Secy talks specifics to ministries

COVID-19: Cabinet Secy talks specifics to ministries

🕔15:39, 12.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 12 Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba has written to secretaries on department specific rules to be followed, in view of the spread of coronavirus in India. “A public health situation of this scale requires a concerted and whole

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Centre to invite bids for fourth round of Udan scheme

Centre to invite bids for fourth round of Udan scheme

🕔12:42, 3.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 3  The Centre will invite bids for the fourth round of Udan, the regional connectivity scheme, from Tuesday. According to an official statement on Monday, the Airports Authority of India, which is the implementing agency on behalf

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Govt plans to lease out 20-25 more airports

Govt plans to lease out 20-25 more airports

🕔07:48, 27.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 27  Central government plans to lease out 20-25 more airports in the country, a senior official said on Friday. According to Airports Authority of India Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra, these airports will have substantial passenger traffic of 1-1.5

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Modi 2.0 to raise UDAN budget for common man

Modi 2.0 to raise UDAN budget for common man

🕔18:10, 30.May 2019

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi, who will be sworn in on Thursday for a second term in office, is set to give wings to the dream of millions by raising the budget for UDAN (Ude Desh ka

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DGCA, Aviation Secretary to meet PMO over Jet : Sources

DGCA, Aviation Secretary to meet PMO over Jet : Sources

🕔18:52, 12.Apr 2019

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the Civil Aviation Secretary are likely meet officials of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) ahead in the day to update the PMO about the situation in Jet Airways,

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Web check-in fee charged by airlines under scanner: Ministry

Web check-in fee charged by airlines under scanner: Ministry

🕔10:00, 27.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 27  The central government on Monday said it is going into the issue of some airlines charging a fee for advance seat selection through web check-in. “MoCA (Ministry of Civil Aviation) has noted that airlines are now

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India-US officials likely to meet in June to discuss trade issues: Prabhu

India-US officials likely to meet in June to discuss trade issues: Prabhu

🕔20:53, 15.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 15  Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu on Friday said that officials from India and the US are expected to meet soon “most likely within this month” to take forward the dialogue process to resolve

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BIGGEST AIRPORT, AFTER MUMBAI, TO BE DEVELOPED IN MOPA, GOA

BIGGEST AIRPORT, AFTER MUMBAI, TO BE DEVELOPED IN MOPA, GOA

🕔19:23, 2.May 2018

A joint team of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Commerce Logistics Department will visit Goa on 7th-8thMay 2018 to facilitate the development of cargo hubs at the new airport to be constructed at Mopa inGoa. The team will

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Government sets up PMIC to expedite Jewar airport project

Government sets up PMIC to expedite Jewar airport project

🕔10:05, 4.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 4 The Central government on Tuesday said that it has set up a ‘Project Monitoring and Implementation Committee’ (PMIC) to expedite the implementation of New Greenfield Noida International Airport at Jewar. According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation,

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Aviation a fast growing sector: Prabhu

Aviation a fast growing sector: Prabhu

🕔20:02, 12.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 12  Domestic passengers carriers — mainly led by low-cost carriers (LCCs) — have an order book of more than 1,000 aircraft as a result of increased air connectivity and cheap air fares, leading to more Indians from

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Civil aviation’s budgetary allocation increased to over Rs 5,000 crore

Civil aviation’s budgetary allocation increased to over Rs 5,000 crore

🕔22:24, 1.Feb 2017

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday proposed to allocate Rs 5,167.60 crore to the Ministry of Civil Aviation for the 2017-18 fiscal. The government had allocated Rs 4,230.40 crore to the ministry for the financial year

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Civil aviation ministry plans to list AAI and Pawan Hans

Civil aviation ministry plans to list AAI and Pawan Hans

🕔12:11, 11.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 11  Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju Monday said the government in its draft civil aviation policy has planned to list on stock markets its profit making subsidiaries Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Pawan Hans. “Under

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