Friday, Dec 09, 2022

Aviation ministry


No upper, lower caps on domestic airfares from August 31: Centre

August 11, 2022 6:16 am

"The decision to remove air fare caps has been taken after careful analysis of daily demand and prices of air turbine fuel (ATF). Stabilisation has set in and we are certain that the sector is poised for growth in domestic traffic in the near future," Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Twitter.

Allow 'kirpan' between domestic destinations after international flights land in India: NCM to aviation ministry

May 25, 2022 10:35 pm

In a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia dated May 23, NCW chief made an appeal to the minister to do away what he called was a "discriminatory rule".

New drone rules make flying them easier and cheaper

August 27, 2021 4:17 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Twitter that the new drone rules usher in a landmark moment for the sector in India.

32 bids received from 10 entities: Aviation Ministry

January 22, 2021 4:28 am

Responding to The Indian Express report titled “Finance Ministry and Niti Aayog had raised red flags before Adani’s clean sweep of six airports”, published on January 15, the Ministry said that the assertion made in the article was “factually incorrect”.

Aviation Ministry to int'l passengers: Book directly with airlines, no need to apply to us

August 26, 2020 8:31 pm

The MoCA said on Twitter on Wednesday that it "has designated all the airlines operating under Vande Bharat Mission & air transport bubble arrangements as designated agencies for this purpose".

Limits on airfares may be extended beyond August 24: Aviation Secretary

June 20, 2020 5:21 pm

The government resumed domestic passenger flights from May 25 after nearly two months of suspension, but placed lower and upper limits on airfares depending upon the flight duration.

EC writes to Railways, Aviation ministries, seeks action over Modi photos on tickets, boarding passes

April 02, 2019 6:31 pm

The Election Commission also hauled up the Civil Aviation secretary for Air India's failure to respond to its show cause notice for using boarding passes with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo on them.

Odisha: Chilika Development Authority warns against Aviation Ministry’s proposed water aerodrome on lake

September 06, 2018 9:27 pm

The movement and sound of seaplanes will “seriously jeopardize” the habitat of Chilika’s nearly one million avian visitors, which include 230 bird species and 97 migrants from the Arctic and Eurasian regions, the report states.

Can't have an airline completely owned by Qataris, says Aviation Ministry

September 05, 2018 12:49 am

Comments after Qatar Airways boss talks of new airline owned fully by entities from the Arabian state.

DoT, aviation ministry to meet next week on in-flight connectivity rules: Telecom Secretary

May 10, 2018 2:08 pm

While mobile phone use will still be restricted during takeoff and landing, Telecom Commission has approved the lifting of a ban on the use mobile phone and internet services at cruising altitudes.