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Tag: Ministry Of Civil Aviation

Mandatory For Int'l Passengers To Pre-Book RT-PCR Tests: Centre
Mandatory For Int'l Passengers To Pre-Book RT-PCR Tests: Centre

"Considering the convenience of the travellers, a lead time of a week would be provided, i.e., for the new system to come into effect on December 20," the statement said.

Jyotiraditya Scindia
India Has Potential To Soar To No. 1 Slot In Air Travel By Next Decade: Scindia

However, it can be achieved only if all stakeholders work in unison, he said, urging the private sector and state governments, too, to join in the effort.

Airlines can operate domestic flights without any capacity restriction from Oct 18: Centre

The carriers have been operating 85 per cent of their pre-COVID domestic services since September 18, according to the ministry's order.

Drone Rules 2021
Draft Drone Rules, 2021 Framed On Self-Certification, Non-Intrusive Monitoring

Maximum penalty under Drone Rules, 2021 reduced to Rs 1 lakh. This shall, however, not apply to penalties in respect of violation of other laws. Also, Drone corridors will be developed for cargo deliveries.

Centre To Develop Seaplane Services In India

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.

New Routes Proposed Under UDAN 4.1; Focus On Smaller Airports

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has proposed about 392 routes under Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) 4.1. The Ministry has invited bids to mark the commencement of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (India@75)’ launched by Government of India. The Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)- Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) is a flagship […]

Permission Granted; BCCI To Use Drones During Cricket Season In India This Year

Bhubaneswar: In a latest development, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have granted conditional exemption to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the deployment of drones for live aerial cinematography of the India Cricket Season in 2021. Earlier, MoCA had received requests from BCCI & […]

New Mutant Strain Of COVID: India Suspends UK Flights Till Dec 31
New Mutant Strain Of COVID: India Suspends UK Flights Till Dec 31

New Delhi: Considering the prevailing situation in the UK, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has suspended all flights from the UK to India till December 31. The decision is taken in the wake of the new mutant strain of novel coronavirus. Considering the prevailing situation in the UK, Indian govt has decided that all flights […]

UDAN4.0: New Routes Awarded By Centre For 4th Round Of Bidding

New Delhi: The Centre has awarded 78 new routes under the fourth round of bidding for Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) — UDAN — to further enhance the network to remote and regional areas of the country. According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Northeastern region, ‘Hilly States and Islands’ have been given priority in the […]

Air India
Resumption Of Flights: Passengers Above 80 Yrs May Be Barred, Ministry To Issue SOP

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) will soon issue a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for aviation sector and airports which needs to be followed once flight services resume. As per initial reports,  people above 80 years of age will be restricted from undertaking air travel in the phase-I of the flight resumption. Sources said, […]

Cancellation of flights at Jharsuguda airport adds to passengers' woes

Jharsuguda: Flight services at Jharsuguda airport has turned out to be a nightmare for passengers as diversions and cancellation of flights has almost become a daily affair. People blame the officials concerned whenever a flight is cancelled or gets delayed but at the end of the day, the passengers suffer, rued one passenger, Trinath Gual. […]

India to ground Boeing 737-MAX aircrafts at 4 PM : Ministry

New Delhi/Mumbai: The government on Wednesday made it clear that operations of all Boeing 737-800 MAX aircraft will be suspended at 4 PM. Late on Tuesday, the Ministry of Civil Aviation tweeted: “DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) has taken the decision to ground the Boeing 737-MAX planes immediately. In a continuation to its Tuesday’s call […]

spicejet flights from Jharsuguda to Mumbai Bengaluru
Now, India grounds Boeing 737-MAX aircraft

New Delhi/Mumbai: India’s civil aviation regulator late on Tuesday suspended the operations of Boeing 737-800 MAX aircraft, after several other countries restrained their airlines from operating the aircraft type. In a late night development, the Ministry of Civil Aviation tweeted: “DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) has taken the decision to ground the Boeing 737-MAX planes […]

Amid IndiGo Web Check-In Controversy, A Dig From Indian Railways

New Delhi: “Why pay a premium for web-checkins on flights…when you can just take a train?” the railways tweeted Monday, in an apparent dig at budget carrier IndiGo’s decision to levy charges for web check-in for all seats. This is the second time in the past week the railways has cashed in on an opportunity […]

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

New Delhi: 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 charging for web check-in for all seats,” the Ministry said on its Twitter handle. “We are reviewing […]

Joint Secy of Ministry of Civil Aviation inspects construction work of Jeypore airstrip

Jeypore: Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Civil Aviation Usha Padhee, reviewed the construction work of Jeypore airstrip in Koraput district under the UDAN scheme on Sunday. According to sources, Padhee along with Koraput collector K Sudarshan Chakraborty and Road & Housing Development department Engineer reached Jeypore and inspected the construction work of the airstrip. […]

Pradhan writes to Civil Aviation Ministry to set up airport at Paradip

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday shot a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu requesting him to set up an Airport in the major seaport town Paradip. While the Paradip Port Trust has already requested the Airport Authority of India to set up an airport in Paradip, Pradhan sought the personal attention […]

Odisha demands commercial flight operation, night landing facilities at Jharsuguda airport

Bhubaneswar: As the newly developed Jharsuguda airport gets ready to start operations by April  2018, the Odisha government today urged the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Airport Authority of India (AAI)  to take urgent measures for operation of commercial flights from the second airport of the State and provide night landing facilities there. In a […]