February 12, 2020 7:16 pm
Mysuru airport witnessed a 198% growth in passenger traffic in 2019, Airports Authority of India data indicates.
February 06, 2019 10:31 pm
Kharola, a 1985-batch IAS officer of the Karnataka cadre, was in November 2017 named the chairman and managing director of Air India Ltd. He took over the reins of the debt-ridden national carrier on January 9, last year.
August 20, 2017 2:25 pm
The Home Ministry had set up a committee to find out the actual cost of providing security in the 98 functional airports while the Civil Aviation Ministry would find out how much revenue it could generate from the PSF, car parking facilities and through rentals in all airports in the country.
June 15, 2017 2:28 pm
Airline officials said making changes in the global ticket distribution system to ensure compliance with GST would take time. Lack of clarity on certain areas pertaining to airlines business has also given rise to concerns of higher operational cost.
June 05, 2017 4:31 am
The civil aviation ministry has started inter-ministerial consultations on amending the Airports Authority of India Act, 1994, to expand the scope of usage for land owned by the Authority.
June 05, 2016 5:28 pm
"We have been trying to compare ticket cancellation charges with international trend," DGCA chief M Sathiyavathy had said last month.
June 03, 2016 4:14 am
If approved by the Cabinet, the policy will enable new carriers like AirAsia India and Vistara — both operated by the Tata Group via joint ventures with foreign carriers — to operate internationally.
August 27, 2015 3:13 pm
The Civil Aviation Ministry had last year circulated a note for internal discussion wherein it suggested steps to cap economy class air fares at minimum and maximum levels.
August 27, 2015 1:13 am
The government is planning to provide a flat subsidy per seat for a specified number of seats on a select routes. The incentivised route would be put up for competitive bidding.
August 10, 2015 1:00 am
The concessions are part of the draft aviation policy that is awaiting approval from the Ministry of Finance and the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).