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asianage
Govt notifies 2 per cent excise duty on jet fuel at RCS airportshilly, remote, island and security sensitive regions, as per the draft RCS whic
Govt notifies 2 per cent excise duty on jet fuel at RCS airports
asianage / Posted yesterday
hilly, remote, island and security sensitive regions, as per the draft RCS which was unveiled in July. At that time, the Civil Aviation Ministry had also said that the central government would only levy an excise duty of 2 per cent on ATF at the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Govt notifies 2% excise duty on jet fuel at airports under Regional Connectivity Schemehilly, remote, island and security sensitive regions, as per the draft RCS whic
Govt notifies 2% excise duty on jet fuel at airports under Regional Connectivity Scheme
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
hilly, remote, island and security sensitive regions, as per the draft RCS which was unveiled in July. At that time, the Civil Aviation Ministry had also said that the central government would only levy an excise duty of 2 per cent on ATF at the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Fliers may soon get on-board Internet in Indiaaviation market, which has been witnessing one of the highest passenger traffic
Fliers may soon get on-board Internet in India
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
aviation market, which has been witnessing one of the highest passenger traffic growth rates in the world. While the Civil Aviation Ministry has been pursuing the proposal of permitting use of Wi-Fi in flights on-board for "quite some time",... Read more
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The Hindu
Wi-Fi on your plane, soonAir passengers will soon be able to use Wi-Fi services on board while flying an
Wi-Fi on your plane, soon
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Air passengers will soon be able to use Wi-Fi services on board while flying anywhere across the country. The Union civil aviation ministry is working with the telecom ministry and the Union home ministry to allow passengers to use Wi-Fi services... Read more
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Business Standard India
Pune International Airport project gains momentumbe acquired. According to district collector Saurabh Rao, the AAI team will vi
Pune International Airport project gains momentum
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
be acquired. According to district collector Saurabh Rao, the AAI team will visit only the Chakan during September. The Civil Aviation ministry and AAI will collaborate with Maharashtra government to develop 10 small airports in the state as... Read more
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asianage
Of 27 airports in state, only four are fully operationalpilgrims come to visit the Gurudwara every year. Work on the Chipi airport in
Of 27 airports in state, only four are fully operational
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
pilgrims come to visit the Gurudwara every year. Work on the Chipi airport in Sindhudurg district has been sluggish. The civil aviation ministry claims that as the nearest international airport in Goa is far too close to Chipi, it could not be... Read more
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dna
10 non-functional airports to be developed, first state to sign regional connectivity schemeMaharashtra became the first state to sign an agreement with the civil aviation
10 non-functional airports to be developed, first state to sign regional connectivity scheme
dna / Posted 5 days ago
Maharashtra became the first state to sign an agreement with the civil aviation ministry on Tuesday, to develop 10 almost non-functional regional airports/airstrips helping move closer to reality the Centre's ambitious regional connectivity plan. The... Read more
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New Kerala
Maharashtra to develop 10 regional aiports - newkerala.com #108979Mumbai, Aug 23 : The Civil Aviation Ministry and Airports Authority of India wi
Maharashtra to develop 10 regional aiports - newkerala.com #108979
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Mumbai, Aug 23 : The Civil Aviation Ministry and Airports Authority of India will collaborate with Maharashtra government to develop 10 small airports in the state as part of the government's Regional Connectivity Scheme, it was announced here on... Read more
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Business Standard India
Maharashtra govt signs pact with Telangana for regional connectivityconnect tier II and III towns with flights. The state government on Tuesday si
Maharashtra govt signs pact with Telangana for regional connectivity
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
connect tier II and III towns with flights. The state government on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the civil aviation ministry and the Airport Authority of India agreeing to provide all the concessions under the scheme. These... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
India to get 50 new airports in 3 years, says Ashok Gajapati Rajuof India. The new civil aviation policy cleared by the Indian cabinet on 15 Ju
India to get 50 new airports in 3 years, says Ashok Gajapati Raju
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 5 days ago
of India. The new civil aviation policy cleared by the Indian cabinet on 15 June aims to take flying to the masses. The civil aviation ministry had announced a complex regional connectivity policy that seeks to connect unconnected towns with the... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Mumbai most unpunctual metro airport, delay margins widen in Julyairport was also the most unpunctual among the four private-run metro airports
Mumbai most unpunctual metro airport, delay margins widen in July
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 6 days ago
airport was also the most unpunctual among the four private-run metro airports in July, according to data released by the civil aviation ministry on Monday. While the landlocked airport has often been at the bottom of the punctuality table, it... Read more
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Business Standard India
Air India tries to fight debt burden in profitablity chasecrore outstanding on account of aircraft loans. The Finance Ministry has also
Air India tries to fight debt burden in profitablity chase
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
crore outstanding on account of aircraft loans. The Finance Ministry has also recently approved a proposal from the civil aviation ministry to give the national carrier a part of the annual bailout package as grant from the government. Air... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Mid-air collision risks in a steep climbrose by 78%. A more plausible reason is the severe shortage of traffic control
Mid-air collision risks in a steep climb
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
rose by 78%. A more plausible reason is the severe shortage of traffic controllers in ATC operations in India, say civil aviation ministry sources. The ATC — which organises the flow of air traffic to prevent collision — is functioning... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian aviation faces second safety audit in two yearsconcerns whether the country's aviation safety standards are in line with globa
Indian aviation faces second safety audit in two years
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
concerns whether the country's aviation safety standards are in line with global norms. BS Bhullar, spokesperson for the civil aviation ministry, said an earlier audit in November 2015 had not covered areas like operations and airworthiness,... Read more
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dna
India's aviation market grows at record 25.82%the growth stood at 23% as compared to the first six months of the last year, r
India's aviation market grows at record 25.82%
dna / Posted 8 days ago
the growth stood at 23% as compared to the first six months of the last year, reveals the latest data available with the civil aviation ministry. The growth momentum continued to stay high despite the fact that after June, the peak season for... Read more
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International Business Times
Biman Bangladesh Airlines faces crisis as 10 flights to Hajj cancelled due to lack of passengersworld, is expected to begin on 9 or 10 September, depending on the sighting of
Biman Bangladesh Airlines faces crisis as 10 flights to Hajj cancelled due to lack of passengers
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
world, is expected to begin on 9 or 10 September, depending on the sighting of the moon. According to a statement from the civil aviation ministry, Biman Airlines is supposed to operate 144 flights carrying 51,000 pilgrims, while Saudi Airlines... Read more
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dna
Reports of two Chinese transgression in Arunachal: Kiren Rijijuattention was drawn to the civilian terminal at the ALG at Pasighat which is ye
Reports of two Chinese transgression in Arunachal: Kiren Rijiju
dna / Posted 9 days ago
attention was drawn to the civilian terminal at the ALG at Pasighat which is yet to be constructed, Rijiju said three locations were identified and he would discuss the matter with the Airport Authority of India and the Union Civil Aviation Minis... Read more
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The Economic Times
Reports of two Chinese transgression in Arunachal Pradesh: Kiren Rijijuattention was drawn to the civilian terminal at the ALG at Pasighat which is ye
Reports of two Chinese transgression in Arunachal Pradesh: Kiren Rijiju
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
attention was drawn to the civilian terminal at the ALG at Pasighat which is yet to be constructed, Rijiju said three locations were identified and he would discuss the matter with the Airport Authority of India and the Union Civil Aviation Minis... Read more
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Business Standard India
Navi Mumbai airport may miss 2019 deadlineDevelopers has informally told Cidco about the security clearance it got last w
Navi Mumbai airport may miss 2019 deadline
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
Developers has informally told Cidco about the security clearance it got last week from the MHA and its plea with the civil aviation ministry. It has also verbally communicated that the consortium will need at least three months to submit an... Read more
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The Telegraph
Airlines resist baggage pushluggage from only 25 to 30 per cent of flyers and, therefore, they should be al
Airlines resist baggage push
The Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
luggage from only 25 to 30 per cent of flyers and, therefore, they should be allowed to do that," the official said. The civil aviation ministry, beginning July 15 this year, has fixed a cap of Rs 100 per kg for luggage beyond 15kg and up to 25kg... Read more
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The Telegraph
Aviation force plan rejectedNew Delhi, Aug. 16: The Union home ministry has turned down a proposal from the
Aviation force plan rejected
The Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
New Delhi, Aug. 16: The Union home ministry has turned down a proposal from the civil aviation ministry to raise an airport security force and ordered the security audit of all airports in the country following the attacks at such facilities in... Read more
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The Hindu
Move to bring all airports under CISF coverplan to completely overhaul security apparatus at airports is being worked out
Move to bring all airports under CISF cover
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
plan to completely overhaul security apparatus at airports is being worked out The Home Ministry has turned down the Civil Aviation Ministry’s proposal to raise a separate force for aviation security. Instead, the government wants to bring... Read more
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asianage
No special security force at airportsThe home ministry has turned down a proposal mooted by the civil aviation minis
No special security force at airports
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
The home ministry has turned down a proposal mooted by the civil aviation ministry to raise a special aviation force for providing security cover to the airports across the country. The proposed aviation force was to work under the administrative... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Major security overhaul likely at airports across the countryaround the airports were also underlined as a potential threat source, and ways
Major security overhaul likely at airports across the country
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
around the airports were also underlined as a potential threat source, and ways to secure them were discussed. The civil aviation ministry proposed that the BCAS be allowed to set up a specialised force to beef up security at all airports,... Read more
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Business Standard India
MHA orders security audit of airports, luggage check on entryin city side approach, thorough checking of cargo and detection of flying objec
MHA orders security audit of airports, luggage check on entry
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
in city side approach, thorough checking of cargo and detection of flying objects and drones are also being drawn. A Civil Aviation Ministry's proposal to raise a separate force for aviation security has been turned down and all airports will... Read more
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The Economic Times
MHA orders security audit of airports, luggage check on entryin city side approach, thorough checking of cargo and detection of flying objec
MHA orders security audit of airports, luggage check on entry
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
in city side approach, thorough checking of cargo and detection of flying objects and drones are also being drawn. A Civil Aviation Ministry's proposal to raise a separate force for aviation security has been turned down and all airports will... Read more
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The Economic Times
Commercial flights may soon get to use defence airspaceIndian Navy, airline representatives, airport operator and the Directorate Gene
Commercial flights may soon get to use defence airspace
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
Indian Navy, airline representatives, airport operator and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation," informed a senior civil aviation ministry official. "The first unit at Delhi will work on trial for a few months, and depending on results,... Read more
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The Hindu
Plane leasing firms may get a boostfrom taking back the aircraft due to outstanding dues, such as airport charges,
Plane leasing firms may get a boost
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
from taking back the aircraft due to outstanding dues, such as airport charges, on the part of the airline,” said a senior civil aviation ministry official. De-registering aircraft When Kingfisher Airlines had ceased operations in 2012, the... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
With Foreign Airline Investment Allowed, Will Money Fly into India?(SOEC) of any Indian airline remains with Indian nationals. Days after the ann
With Foreign Airline Investment Allowed, Will Money Fly into India?
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 13 days ago
(SOEC) of any Indian airline remains with Indian nationals. Days after the announcement to relax the FDI norms, the civil aviation ministry said that it will change the SOEC. However, the arm of the government that deals with FDI for all... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Will foreign airlines fly into India?(SOEC) of any Indian airline remains with Indian nationals. Days after the ann
Will foreign airlines fly into India?
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 13 days ago
(SOEC) of any Indian airline remains with Indian nationals. Days after the announcement to relax the FDI norms, the civil aviation ministry said that it will change the SOEC. However, the arm of the government that deals with FDI for all... Read more
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The Hindu
India, Dubai to expand air traffic due to higher demandhold talks with their counterparts in Dubai to increase bilateral airline seat
India, Dubai to expand air traffic due to higher demand
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
hold talks with their counterparts in Dubai to increase bilateral airline seat entitlements due to an increased demand, top civil aviation ministry officials said. The Union Civil Aviation Ministry has received a fresh request from the Dubai Civil... Read more
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Business Standard India
Portal on anvil for fliers' complaints against airlines, airportsagainst an airline or airport operator for deficiency in services is going to b
Portal on anvil for fliers' complaints against airlines, airports
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
against an airline or airport operator for deficiency in services is going to be just a click away for fliers, with the Civil Aviation Ministry planning to set up a dedicated portal for the purpose. Complaints received from passengers through... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Missing: EgyptAir flight disappears from radarflightradar24 According to flightradar24.com, the plane's last known position
Missing: EgyptAir flight disappears from radar
Kiama Independent / Posted 17 days ago
flightradar24 According to flightradar24.com, the plane's last known position was above the Mediterranean Sea. Egypt's Civil Aviation Ministry says search and rescue teams are looking for the plane. The plane most likely crashed into the sea,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Monsoon sale by airlines gives wing to tourism sector: Tourism Secretaryof the year, but it has already moved into the 20% zone," said the secretary ad
Monsoon sale by airlines gives wing to tourism sector: Tourism Secretary
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
of the year, but it has already moved into the 20% zone," said the secretary adding that they have also written to the civil aviation ministry to persuade airlines to increase their baggage limit as that too will facilitate tourism. Last year... Read more
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News.com.au
Air India pilot fails landing breath testincident comes amid concern about what is being seen as an increase in the numb
Air India pilot fails landing breath test
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
incident comes amid concern about what is being seen as an increase in the number of drunk pilots. India's federal Civil Aviation Ministry submitted data to parliament in July saying there were 43 cases of pilots failing pre-flight medical... Read more
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Perth Now
Air India pilot fails landing breath testincident comes amid concern about what is being seen as an increase in the numb
Air India pilot fails landing breath test
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
incident comes amid concern about what is being seen as an increase in the number of drunk pilots. India's federal Civil Aviation Ministry submitted data to parliament in July saying there were 43 cases of pilots failing pre-flight medical... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Air India pilot fails landing breath testincident comes amid concern about what is being seen as an increase in the numb
Air India pilot fails landing breath test
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 days ago
incident comes amid concern about what is being seen as an increase in the number of drunk pilots. India's federal Civil Aviation Ministry submitted data to parliament in July saying there were 43 cases of pilots failing pre-flight medical... Read more
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Herald Sun
Air India pilot fails landing breath testincident comes amid concern about what is being seen as an increase in the numb
Air India pilot fails landing breath test
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
incident comes amid concern about what is being seen as an increase in the number of drunk pilots. India's federal Civil Aviation Ministry submitted data to parliament in July saying there were 43 cases of pilots failing pre-flight medical... Read more
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Weekly Times
Air India pilot fails landing breath testincident comes amid concern about what is being seen as an increase in the numb
Air India pilot fails landing breath test
Weekly Times / Posted 17 days ago
incident comes amid concern about what is being seen as an increase in the number of drunk pilots. India's federal Civil Aviation Ministry submitted data to parliament in July saying there were 43 cases of pilots failing pre-flight medical... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Air India pilot fails landing breath testincident comes amid concern about what is being seen as an increase in the numb
Air India pilot fails landing breath test
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
incident comes amid concern about what is being seen as an increase in the number of drunk pilots. India's federal Civil Aviation Ministry submitted data to parliament in July saying there were 43 cases of pilots failing pre-flight medical... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Study Shows Worldwide Commercial Air Crashes Are Growingand downgraded India, effectively barring new flights to the US by Indian airli
Study Shows Worldwide Commercial Air Crashes Are Growing
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 19 days ago
and downgraded India, effectively barring new flights to the US by Indian airlines. The downgrade was lifted in 2015. The civil aviation ministry, in a bid to professionalize air accident probes, is planning to create a pool of industry experts... Read more
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Business Standard India
The next DGCA boss could be from Air ForceAir ForcePrime Minister Narendra Modi has in several instances shown his prefer
The next DGCA boss could be from Air Force
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
Air ForcePrime Minister Narendra Modi has in several instances shown his preference for technocrats in specialist posts A civil aviation ministry official said, “An Air Force officer will have domain knowledge and posting him on deputation will... Read more
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Business Standard India
Next DGCA boss could be from Air ForceAir ForcePrime Minister Narendra Modi has in several instances shown his prefer
Next DGCA boss could be from Air Force
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
Air ForcePrime Minister Narendra Modi has in several instances shown his preference for technocrats in specialist posts A civil aviation ministry official said, “An Air Force officer will have domain knowledge and posting him on deputation will... Read more
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Daily News
Development fostering community welfarethe double decked underpass at the Wewurukannala station would be the first of
Development fostering community welfare
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
the double decked underpass at the Wewurukannala station would be the first of its kind in Sri Lanka. The Transport and Civil Aviation Ministry, it is learnt, has given the green light for further expansion. The CMC is to submit a technical and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Air Costa resumes flight operationweek another regional carrier Air Pegasus also announced indefinite suspension
Air Costa resumes flight operation
Business Standard India / Posted 23 days ago
week another regional carrier Air Pegasus also announced indefinite suspension of its operations. At the same time, the Civil Aviation Ministry had said it would examine the feasibility of any assistance if there was a request from the... Read more
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Business Standard India
IndiGo planes avert mid-air collisionone of the flight steered away his aircraft to a safe distance when they came p
IndiGo planes avert mid-air collision
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
one of the flight steered away his aircraft to a safe distance when they came perilously close to each other prompting the civil aviation ministry to order a probe. An IndiGo spokesperson said no one was injured but four passengers complained of... Read more
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dna
When two IndiGo flights nearly crashed mid-air over Dhakaone of the flight steered away his aircraft to a safe distance when they came p
When two IndiGo flights nearly crashed mid-air over Dhaka
dna / Posted 25 days ago
one of the flight steered away his aircraft to a safe distance when they came perilously close to each other prompting the civil aviation ministry to order a probe. An IndiGo spokesperson said no one was injured but four passengers complained of... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
62 pilots grounded in 6 months for violating air safety normsof scheduled (regularly operated) airlines but since August 2015, all crew and
62 pilots grounded in 6 months for violating air safety norms
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 27 days ago
of scheduled (regularly operated) airlines but since August 2015, all crew and non-scheduled airlines had been covered. A civil aviation ministry source, however, said the higher suspensions were due to a 20-25% jump in flight operations and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
62 pilots grounded in 6 months for violating air safety normsof scheduled (regularly operated) airlines but since August 2015, all crew and
62 pilots grounded in 6 months for violating air safety norms
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 28 days ago
of scheduled (regularly operated) airlines but since August 2015, all crew and non-scheduled airlines had been covered. A civil aviation ministry source, however, said the higher suspensions were due to a 20-25% jump in flight operations and... Read more
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asianage
Centre holds meet on regional connectivitytwo northeastern states, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur, did not participate in
Centre holds meet on regional connectivity
asianage / Posted 30 days ago
two northeastern states, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur, did not participate in a stakeholders’ meeting, organised by the civil aviation ministry, to discuss suggestions for the proposed Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), Union Aviation secretary... Read more
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