Rijiju also said no passengers were offloaded to make way for him and Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Nirmal Singh on June 24.
That civil aviation minister carried matchboxes on board is irresponsible. His confession is ill timed.
“I don’t know. I carry a matchbox in my pocket. Even now, here also, I carry it. There is no secret (about it)”, said Raju.
It is believed that Air India’s turnaround and financial restructuring plans and equity infusion in the carrier was also in focus.
Says the 5 year/20 aircraft rule an impediment for domestic carriers.
What moral right Ajit Singh has to take such decisions on behalf of next govt,D Raja said.
License will depend on what reply Kingfisher gives and DGCA will decide that: Ajit Singh
Kingfisher Air crisis worsens as conciliatory management-engineers-pilots talks fail.
DGCA has found 13 cases of violation of rules by airlines and 283 cases of airline employees flouting norms.
AAI had already got its revenue share of Rs 2,936 crores in the last 6 years.
14 pilots and 31 cabin crew members failed alcohol test during the pre-flight medical examination.
Navjot Singh Sidhu,member of Parliament from Amritsar,on Monday,said that the Indian Air Force had been illegally occupying acres of land belonging to Amritsar International Airport (AIA) and in the process was coming in the way of the airport’s sustainable development. A good airport is measured in terms of kilometres and not square yards, Sidhu said,justifying the demand for expansion of the airport.
Civil Aviation Minister recommends international airport for sons Lok Sabha seat,says the project will be given top priority
Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday shot off a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh asking him to immediately start international flights from Chandigarh airport as passengers from northern states were left with no option but to travel Delhi.
Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Saturday inaugurated the newly constructed integrated terminal at Chaudhary Charan Singh airport in Amausi and emphasised on the need for developing aviation sector in UP.