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Air India’s new owner to be decided in next few days: Sources

Air India’s new owner to be decided in next few days: Sources

🕔21:15, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The new owners of Air India will be decided in the next few days as the financial bids for the flag carrier are being scrutinised, sources said on Friday. Besides, conglomerate Tata Sons, which is one

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India slaps reciprocal restrictions on visiting UK nationals

India slaps reciprocal restrictions on visiting UK nationals

🕔20:24, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) India on Friday decided to impose reciprocal Covid-19 restrictions on UK nationals arriving in the country. According to sources, the new regulations will come into effect from October 4 – the same day as the UK’s

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PM chairs 38th PRAGATI Meeting

PM chairs 38th PRAGATI Meeting

🕔22:06, 29.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sept 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired the 38th PRAGATI meeting, the ICT based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation, involving Centre and State governments. In the meeting, eight projects were reviewed. Four of these

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India’s airspace map for drone operations released

India’s airspace map for drone operations released

🕔13:11, 25.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) India’s airspace map for drone operations has been released and is available on aviation regulator DGCA’s digital sky platform, an official statement said on Friday. The drone airspace map comes as a follow-through of the liberalised

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Air India CMD Bansal appointed Civil Aviation Secretary

Air India CMD Bansal appointed Civil Aviation Secretary

🕔20:37, 22.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Air India’s Chairman and Managing Director Rajiv Bansal was on Wednesday named the new Union Civil Aviation Secretary. He will succeed Pradeep Singh Kharola, who retires this month-end. A statement from the Appointments Committee of the

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Centre tweaks airfare cap rules, gives more pricing freedom

Centre tweaks airfare cap rules, gives more pricing freedom

🕔13:00, 19.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 19 To give more pricing flexibility to the airlines, the Centre has tweaked the airfare cap rules. According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the fare band will now only be applicable for a 15-day cycle. Notably, the

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PLI scheme to attract Rs 5K cr for drone manufacturing: Minister

PLI scheme to attract Rs 5K cr for drone manufacturing: Minister

🕔10:41, 17.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 17  The Centre’s PLI scheme for manufacturing of drone and its components is expected to drive in investments worth Rs 5,000 crore into the sector in the next three years, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindia said

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Civil Aviation Minister Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia flags off direct flight on Vishakhapatnam – Mumbai route

Civil Aviation Minister Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia flags off direct flight on Vishakhapatnam – Mumbai route

🕔07:19, 16.Sep 2021

Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, MoS, Civil Aviation, General Dr. V K Singh (Retd.) along with Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), Pradeep Kharola virtually flagged off the first SpiceJet flight from Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) to Mumbai

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Ministry of Civil Aviation grants drone use permission to ICMR & IIT, Bombay

Ministry of Civil Aviation grants drone use permission to ICMR & IIT, Bombay

🕔18:48, 13.Sep 2021

New Delhi, 13th Sep 2021: Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have granted conditional exemption from Drone Rules, 2021 to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B).

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Air India connects Hyderabad to London with direct flight

Air India connects Hyderabad to London with direct flight

🕔22:32, 8.Sep 2021

Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Air India will commence its first-ever non-stop service between Hyderabad and London Heathrow, with the first flight arriving in Hyderabad on September 9 and departing for London the next day. The flight will operate twice a week

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Yogi plans seaplane service between Varanasi and Gorakhpur

Yogi plans seaplane service between Varanasi and Gorakhpur

🕔17:44, 8.Sep 2021

Lucknow, Sep 8  The Yogi Adityanath government plans to start the first seaplane service between Varanasi and Gorakhpur. The state government has written a letter in this regard to the Ministry of Civil Aviation. The UP government asked the centre

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Over 360 UDAN air routes operational now

Over 360 UDAN air routes operational now

🕔16:17, 4.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 4 India has till date operationalised 361 air routes under the regional connectivity scheme ‘Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik’ or RCS-Udan. The scheme was launched in 2016. Under it, airlines are provided with a ‘Viability Gap Funding’ to

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Effective Crowd Management at Tourist Destinations is Key to Sustainable Tourism :  Civil Aviation Secretary

Effective Crowd Management at Tourist Destinations is Key to Sustainable Tourism : Civil Aviation Secretary

🕔10:29, 12.Jul 2021

Civil Aviation Capacity to Double by 2024 New Delhi, July 12 Pradeep Singh Kharola, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation said that by the end 2024 the aircraft fleet of the country would be increased to 1200 from the current 700

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8 new SpiceJet flights to MP from July 16 : Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia

8 new SpiceJet flights to MP from July 16 : Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia

🕔19:44, 11.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Days after taking over as India’s new Civil Aviation Minister, Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday said that budget airline SpiceJet will start eight new flights from Madhya Pradesh starting July 16. In a tweet, the minister said

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Centre to develop seaplane services in India

Centre to develop seaplane services in India

🕔07:55, 16.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 16 The Centre will develop seaplane services in India by expediting the development of new water aerodromes and operationalisation of new seaplane routes, a statement said on Tuesday An MoU was signed between the Ministry of Ports, Shipping

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NE India’s 15th airport becomes operational, caters to Bengal, Bhutan

NE India’s 15th airport becomes operational, caters to Bengal, Bhutan

🕔18:21, 8.May 2021

G0uwahati, May 8 (IANS) With the start of commercial operation of flights from the newly developed Rupsi Airport in western Assam on Saturday, the northeastern region of India gets 15th airport leading to better air connectivity with the remaining part of

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UDAN flight ops commence on Surat-Kishangarh-Belgaum route

UDAN flight ops commence on Surat-Kishangarh-Belgaum route

🕔07:22, 22.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 22 The flight operations on the Surat-Kishangarh-Belgaum route under the Centre’s RCS-UDAN regional connectivity scheme commenced on Monday. According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the first flight from Belgaum (Karnataka) to Surat (Gujarat) and Kishangarh (Ajmer)

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Travellers from UK to India to be tested, temporary ban on flights

Travellers from UK to India to be tested, temporary ban on flights

🕔17:08, 21.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 21  The Union Health Ministry on Monday said that those coming from the UK, which is facing the emergence of a new and highly infectious strain of coronavirus, will be tested at the airports and if found

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UDAN 4.0: 78 new air routes offered for fourth round of bidding

UDAN 4.0: 78 new air routes offered for fourth round of bidding

🕔14:54, 27.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 27 The Centre has offered 78 new routes under the 4th round of bidding for Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) – UDAN – to further enhance the connectivity to remote and regional areas of the country. The development

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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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