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Ministry of Civil Aviation


Airlines allowed to operate 85% of pre-Covid domestic flights

September 19, 2021 1:10 am

Since the reopening of domestic aviation in May 2020, the Centre has regulated the number of flights airlines can operate on domestic routes to prevent an overburden on the local infrastructure involved with healthcare activities.

Air taxis will be possible in coming days under drone rules: Scindia

August 26, 2021 9:55 pm

The Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that the Defence Ministry, the Home Ministry and BCAS (Bureau of Civil Aviation Security) have been working together so that "counter rogue drone technology" can be developed and adopted quickly.

Ex-union minister & BJP leader Chaman Lal Gupta dies

May 18, 2021 1:58 pm

Chaman Lal Gupta had tested positive for COVID-19 on May 5 and returned from Narayana hospital on Sunday after successful treatment.

Explained: Why has India suspended flights to the UK?

January 01, 2021 12:46 pm

India bans flights from UK: According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the government has decided that all flights originating from the UK to India will be suspended from 11.59 pm December 22 till 11.59 pm on December 31.

'Will present it as a global brand': Adityanath approves Jewar airport name, logo

December 18, 2020 10:21 am

Initial capacity to be 12 million passengers per year, will go upto 70 million per year by 2050: Govt

Explained: Which destinations can you fly to; which countries have restrictions?

October 31, 2020 12:23 pm

India international flights: Currently, India has air bubble arrangements with 18 countries. These are the US, the UK, Germany, France, the UAE, Maldives, Canada, Japan, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Qatar, Iraq, Oman, Bhutan, Kenya, Bangladesh and Ukraine.

Decision on international flights in July: Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

June 17, 2020 8:38 am

The country resumed domestic passenger flights from May 25 after a gap of two months amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Air travel in India and the US: What has changed?

May 28, 2020 7:42 am

As thousands gather in airports and hundreds cluster on board flights, guidelines have been altered in an attempt to contain the spread of the disease while allowing people to migrate.

Explained: Why the govt changed its mind in just three days and allowed flights

May 23, 2020 8:22 am

Even as the move brings a respite to airlines and the various allied sectors, the limited capacity operations with fare regulation and other added costs have left airlines wanting for more.

Air fares capped for 3 months, web check-in, face mask, and Aarogya Setu approval must

May 22, 2020 7:09 am

While airlines did not offer an official comment on the proposal to cap fares, they said a minimum fare would help only if intrinsic demand was muted, but setting an upper cap could create shortages like that for trains.