Tag: Civil Aviation Ministry

SpiceJet failed to establish safe air service, safety margin degraded: DGCA
SpiceJet failed to establish safe air service, safety margin degraded: DGCA

It has given three weeks to SpiceJet to respond as to why action should not be taken against it.

  • Wednesday, 06 July 2022
Akasa Airline
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's Akasa Air Set To Start Operations In Mid-2022

Low-cost carrier Akasa Air, which is backed by Billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, has received a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from government to operate. Set to become India’s 7th airline, Akasa is expected to start operations by mid-2022.

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  • Tuesday, 12 October 2021
ICMR Gets Civil Aviation Ministry Nod To Use Drones For Vaccine Delivery
ICMR Gets Civil Aviation Ministry Nod To Use Drones For Vaccine Delivery

Earlier, Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia had launched the first of its kind ‘Medicines from the Sky' project at Vikarabad in Telangana under which drugs and vaccines were to be delivered using drones on September 11.

  • Monday, 13 September 2021
Thumbs down to declare Puri Badadanda ‘No Flying Zone’

Puri: The Civil Aviation ministry has rejected the application of Odisha government to declare Puri Grand Road (Bada Danda) as “No Flying Zone” during the upcoming Rath Yatra Festival starting July 14, 2018. With lakhs of devotees and tourists expected to congregate at the 12th century shrine during Rath Yatra, Odisha Police had urged the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Small cities to get air connectivity by Sep

Bhubaneswar: Flight service from Odisha to several small cities will be made operational soon. The Civil Aviation Ministry held a discussion with several airlines companies in this regard on Thursday. The airline companies chosen for the service under the UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) scheme are Air Deccan and Air Odisha Private Limited. The […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Railway Safety Commissioner to probe into Hirakhand Express derailment

Bhubaneswar: The Railway Safety Commissioner under the Civil Aviation Ministry would probe into the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express near Kuneru railway station Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh last night which resulted in the death of 34 passengers and left over 60 passengers injured. Informing this to the media this morning, Anil Saxena, ADG, PR, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
FinMin requested to bring ATF under GST: Sinha

New Delhi: Civil Aviation Ministry has proposed to include jet fuel under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, Parliament was informed on Thursday. “This ministry has requested Ministry of Finance to include ATF in the ambit of GST regime with full input tax credit at the earliest possible,” Minister of State of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Government releases draft regulations on civil use of drones

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has come up with draft regulations on civil use of drones which will also enable commercial use of drones for tasks like photography, doorstep delivery and even passenger transport, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju announced on Wednesday. Under the draft rules, the drones are classified […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Domestic Flights
Airlines Can Operate Maximum Of 65 Pc Pre-Covid Domestic Flights: Govt

The civil aviation ministry issued a fresh order, wherein it modified the May 28 order stating that "50 per cent capacity may be read as 65 per cent capacity".

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Government directs airlines to create 'No Fly list' for unruly passengers

New Delhi: Stepping up action against unruly passengers, the Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday issued categories for airlines to create a ‘No Fly’ list, and a ban on those named ranging from three months to two years. “India is the first country to put out such a list. The No Fly list is to ensure […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Air India
Cabinet nod to in-principle divestment of Air India

New Delhi: The Union cabinet on Wednesday gave in-principle approval for Air India’s stake divestment, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here. “In-principle approval for Air India divestment has been given,” the minister said at a press briefing after the Union cabinet met here. “The Civil Aviation Ministry’s proposal for formation of a group under the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
IndiGo plane suffers mid-air engine failure, govt to review incident

Mumbai: An IndiGo Airbus A320neo plane suffered a mid-air engine failure with a “loud bang” on Thursday and the civil aviation ministry has taken serious note of the incident, sources said. The latest incident involving another Pratt & Whitney engine happened when the aircraft was flying to Kolkata from Chennai on January 3. The plane […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Civil Aviation Ministry clears water aerodrome project on Chilika

New Delhi: The Civil Aviation Ministry has approved a proposal for setting up of water aerodrome in Chilika lake in Odisha. The move comes as a part of the union ministry’s attempt to develop water aerodromes near locations of tourist and religious importance in the country with two other projects being Sardar Sarovar Dam and […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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New Facility For Air Travellers! Civil Aviation Ministry Brings Solution To Flight Problems

New Delhi: In a major development, Union Minister of Civil Aviation and Commerce & Industry, Suresh Prabhu, and Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha launched the upgraded version of AirSewa 2.0 web portal and mobile app in New Delhi on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, the Civil Aviation Minister said that a need […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Drunk man urinates on woman passengers seat in Air India flight
Drunk Man Urinates On Woman Passenger's Seat In Air India International Flight

New Delhi: An intoxicated man allegedly urinated on the seat of a woman passenger onboard an Air India international flight, prompting the Civil Aviation Ministry to seek a report from the national carrier. The incident took place on August 30 when Air India flight AI 102 was on its way to New Delhi from New […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021