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Jayant Sinha: Aviation industry is a success story of government

Jayant Sinha: Aviation industry is a success story of government

Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Sinha was in Mumbai to inaugurate an apprentice program, funded by aircraft company Boeing, which will train 25 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME) in Air India Engineering Service Limited (AIESL) office at Mumbai’s Kalina airport.

Govt to shortly come out with drone policy: Jayant Sinha

Govt to shortly come out with drone policy: Jayant Sinha

The Minister of State for Civil aviation said that certain issues related to security and global standards were discussed in detail with the concerned stakeholders.

CSIA with single runway biggest bottleneck in aviation: Sinha

Jharkhand lynching: Jayant Sinha seeks CBI probe

Alimuddin was lynched by a mob, mostly cow vigilantes, in Ramgarh town on June 29, 2017, after they intercepted his vehicle carrying beef.

Jayant Sinha on Air India disinvestment: 'UPA made bhikhari out of Maharaja; we will regain Maharaja to its lost glory'

Jayant Sinha on Air India disinvestment: ‘UPA made bhikhari out of Maharaja; we will regain Maharaja to its lost glory’

Replying to a query on disinvestment of Air India in which the government plans to sell 76 per cent stake, Jayant Sinha said, “UPA sarkar ne maharaja ko bhikhari bana diya..hum usi bhikhari ko phir se ek shaandaar maharaja banane jaa rahe hain (the UPA had made a beggar out of ‘Maharaja’…we are going to crown it as the maharaja once again).”

IndiGo, Air India Express among top five affordable airlines in the world

DGCA took proactive step in grounding 11 aircrafts: Jayant Sinha

All the grounded flights would not be allowed to fly till the faulty engines are replaced, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said as he sought to allay the collective apprehensions of passengers about flying safe

Four years of Modi government — Aviation: Small airports come on the map; AI sale key goal

Aviation ministry eyes 5-fold rise in passenger trips to one billion in 15-20 years: Jayant Sinha

The Minister of State for Civil Aviation said that the government is working on steps such as developing new greenfield airports and skilling manpower to achieve this target.

‘Stalled projects’ is bad optics, so government moves to tweak label

Narendra Modi’s broom cleaning up UPA’s mess, says Jayant Sinha

Jayant Sinha said that the biggest game changer in the budget was ‘NaMoCare’ which is aimed at benefiting 10 crore poor families by providing coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary healthcare.

Air travel cheaper than using auto-rickshaws: Jayant Sinha

Air travel cheaper than using auto-rickshaws: Jayant Sinha

The minister claimed that more people were opting for air travel because the country had the cheapest fares in the world and added that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had remarked that a man wearing slippers is also now flying.

CSIA with single runway biggest bottleneck in aviation: Sinha

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport with single runway biggest bottleneck in aviation: MoS Jayant Sinha

Minister says capacity expansion at Mumbai airport will continue to be an issue

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Regional Connectivity scheme, UDAN Phase-II: 325 routes awarded; 40% for N-E, hills

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said that UDAN will add 4-5 per cent to the total passenger trips in the country.

Air Deccan ordered to commence Jamshedpur-Kolkata flight by February 15

Air Deccan was to commence operations on Jamshedpur-Kolkata route by September 30 last year.

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Phased out expatriate pilots: DGCA plans to seek numbers

Proposal to amend 9-month extension of such pilots to a maximum of 1 year.

Privatisation can bring Air India back to its past glory, claims Jayant Sinha

“Around the world most public sector airlines like Lufthansa, British Airways and Qantas have all been disinvested by their governments,” said Jayant Sinha. 

Govt to shortly come out with drone policy: Jayant Sinha

Privatisation can bring Air India back to its past glory: Jayant Sinha

Stating that Air India has improved its performance quite dramatically in the past three years and it is now making operating profit, Sinha said the arilines’ total debt as of September stood at Rs 51,890 crore and the annual interest outgo on this debt is around Rs 5,000 crore.

Jayant Sinha on Air India disinvestment: 'UPA made bhikhari out of Maharaja; we will regain Maharaja to its lost glory'

‘Three hundred seventy-five air safety violations reported this year’

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said, “lack of proper system to facilitate management of distribution and revision of operational documents” and “accident/ incident reporting system is not proper” were among salient audit observations.