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Hindustantimes.com
Aviation body seeks ideas on screening of flyers with prostheticssuggestions from a committee constituted by Bureau for Civil Aviation Security
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 hours ago
suggestions from a committee constituted by Bureau for Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) for alternate ways of checking, the civil aviation ministry has invited suggestions to prepare a standard operating procedure, or SOP, on how to frisk such... Read more
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The Economic Times
Supreme Court grants greater land use flexibility to DIALSection 12(d) of National Civil Aviation Policy, 2016, as discriminatory agains
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
Section 12(d) of National Civil Aviation Policy, 2016, as discriminatory against it. The High Court upheld its plea. The civil aviation ministry, however, claimed that any policy would have to be prospective and not retrospective. It also... Read more
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The Hindu
Floods continue to wreak havocsaid, adding there is no dearth of relief materials in the districts. Meanwhil
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
said, adding there is no dearth of relief materials in the districts. Meanwhile, the State government has written to the Civil Aviation Ministry on the “exorbitant” prices of tickets by various airlines between Kolkata and Bagdogra, the lone... Read more
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Business Standard India
DGCA confirms it: Now, pilots will have to serve one-year notice periodto cut wage bills and maximise profits. The DGCA has said the notice period ha
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
to cut wage bills and maximise profits. The DGCA has said the notice period has been increased with the approval of the civil aviation ministry and said the regulation will be applicable subject to decision of a pending writ petition in Delhi... Read more
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The Hindu
Air India shows interest in overhauling defence planesThe Civil Aviation Ministry has written to the Defence Ministry asking them to
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
The Civil Aviation Ministry has written to the Defence Ministry asking them to facilitate the servicing of defence aircraft at Air India’s Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facilities. “Suitable measures may kindly be initiated to negotiate... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Mistake’ realised, Airports Authority of India staff still wait for pensionworking in this government sector, unsure for the past 31 years if they will ev
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
working in this government sector, unsure for the past 31 years if they will ever get a pension when they retire. The civil aviation ministry decided in October 2016 to honour its staff’s pension entitlement. But it is yet to resolve the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Now, pilots will have to serve one-year notice period: DGCAto cut wage bills and maximise profits. The DGCA has said the notice period ha
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
to cut wage bills and maximise profits. The DGCA has said the notice period has been increased with the approval of the civil aviation ministry and said the regulation will be applicable subject to decision of a pending writ petition in Delhi... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government to appoint advisors for stake sale in four PSUs soonBharat Earth Movers Ltd, and 51% stake in New Delhi-based helicopter service fi
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
Bharat Earth Movers Ltd, and 51% stake in New Delhi-based helicopter service firm Pawan Hans Ltd. “We are waiting for the civil aviation ministry to send a detailed plan” in the case of Pawan Hans, the official said. The government is also close... Read more
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The Economic Times
New formula seeks to give wings to foreign airlines’ India expansionutilisation for the increase and open skies for countries beyond 5,000 km is a
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
utilisation for the increase and open skies for countries beyond 5,000 km is a clear and a long-term policy,” said another civil aviation ministry official. Despite the clarity in the formula, the ministry is sitting over a proposal to increase... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
High Court gives govt 48 hours to initiate measures to send stranded Hajj pilgrimspanel to take actions against those responsible behind the Hajj chaos. Secreta
Bdnews24.com / Posted 5 days ago
panel to take actions against those responsible behind the Hajj chaos. Secretaries to the religious affairs ministry, the civil aviation ministry and the foreign ministry and secretary general of the Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh have... Read more
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The Hindu
Eco Survey Trips on Middle-East Air Traffic datato use 97% of the total entitled capacity to India in the latest summer schedul
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
to use 97% of the total entitled capacity to India in the latest summer schedule of 2017. However, data compiled by the Civil Aviation Ministry shows that both Indian and foreign carriers have exhausted their bilateral quota on the India-Dubai... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Fire breaks out inside Air India office at Bangladesh airport; probe orderedbehind the incident. “The three-member committee has been asked to submit its
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
behind the incident. “The three-member committee has been asked to submit its findings in the next seven working days,” a civil aviation ministry spokesman said. He said that the fire did not hamper the scheduled arrival and departure of... Read more
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The Hindu
Fire at Bangladesh airport’s Air India office; probe orderedbehind the incident. “The three-member committee has been asked to submit its
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
behind the incident. “The three-member committee has been asked to submit its findings in the next seven working days,” a civil aviation ministry spokesman said. He said that the fire did not hamper the scheduled arrival and departure of... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Delhi airport security fee to stay at Rs 200, aviation ministry says no to hike planIncreasing the fee will not solve anything as after few months the operator wil
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 7 days ago
Increasing the fee will not solve anything as after few months the operator will come again for increase in fee," a civil aviation ministry official said. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) had recently written to the civil... Read more
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The Hindu
Govt. panel to probe Kingfisher dues to AAIThe Civil Aviation Ministry has set up an internal committee to fix the respons
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
The Civil Aviation Ministry has set up an internal committee to fix the responsibility for accumulation of dues worth about ₹300 crore payable by defunct Kingfisher Airlines to Airports Authority of India (AAI). “An internal committee has been... Read more
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The Economic Times
UDAN provides new hope for defence airports in BengaluruBENGALURU: The Civil Aviation Ministry's aggressive promotion of the regional c
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
BENGALURU: The Civil Aviation Ministry's aggressive promotion of the regional connectivity scheme (UDAN) is providing some hope for defence airports in Bengaluru and Bidar to resume operations for small passenger aircraft. The recent “no-objection“... Read more
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The Economic Times
Vinay Dube joins Jet Airways as CEOand grow the airline and its illustrious legacy," Dube said. In a filing to th
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
and grow the airline and its illustrious legacy," Dube said. In a filing to the stock exchanges, Jet Airways said the civil aviation ministry, through a letter today, granted security clearance for the appointment of Dube as... Read more
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asianage
Govt should reduce Air India debt to attract buyers: Panagariyaarm Air India Express. As an alternative, the budget carrier is "equally inter
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
arm Air India Express. As an alternative, the budget carrier is "equally interested" in buying out all the operations of Air India and Air India Express, according to the letter sent by IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh to the civil aviation min... Read more
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The Economic Times
Could be wise to write off some Air India debt: Arvind PanagariyaIndia Express. As an alternative, the budget carrier is "equally interested" i
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
India Express. As an alternative, the budget carrier is "equally interested" in buying out all the operations of Air India and Air India Express, according to the letter sent by IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh to the civil aviation ministry. Also... Read more
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The Hindu
House panel raises concerns over employee future in AI, Pawan HansMembers of Parliament raised concerns over job security of the workers in both
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
Members of Parliament raised concerns over job security of the workers in both the PSUs, sources said. Senior civil aviation ministry officials told the Parliamentary panel members that the job security of the workers will be kept in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Not serving non-veg meals on domestic Air India flights expected to save Rs 8-10 croremenu. The national carrier, however, has a different strategy for its internat
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
menu. The national carrier, however, has a different strategy for its international flights after its was told by the civil aviation ministry “spend more to fill the aircraft”. The airline plans to offer a variety of wines, mocktails for... Read more
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The Economic Times
Parliamentary panel hears govt views on Air India, Pawan Hans divestment planSenior officials from the civil aviation ministry and Department of Investment
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
Senior officials from the civil aviation ministry and Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), were present at the meeting. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture, chaired by TMC MP Mukul Roy, had... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Parliamentary panel hears govt views on Air India, Pawan Hans disinvestmentwith some committee members flagging concerns about debt burden and job securit
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
with some committee members flagging concerns about debt burden and job security at the airline. Senior officials from the civil aviation ministry and Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), were present at the meeting. The... Read more
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The Hindu
Funds allotted for ‘flying doctors’ in ManipurManipur Governor Najma Heptulla announced on Sunday that the Civil Aviation Min
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla announced on Sunday that the Civil Aviation Ministry had sanctioned ₹25 crore through the North-Eastern Council for a flying doctors’ service in the State. Speaking at the prize distribution function of Japan Hospital... Read more
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asianage
Air India delays payment of July salariesbailout package worth little over Rs 30,000 crore to the national carrier for a
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
bailout package worth little over Rs 30,000 crore to the national carrier for a ten-year period starting from 2012. The civil aviation ministry is of the view that Air India's current business is "not sustainable" as it is neither able to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Air India delays payment of July salariesbailout package worth little over Rs 30,000 crore to the national carrier for a
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
bailout package worth little over Rs 30,000 crore to the national carrier for a ten-year period starting from 2012. The civil aviation ministry is of the view that Air India’s current business is “not sustainable” as it is neither able to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Salaries delayed at AI; airline says to be released tomorrowbailout package worth little over Rs 30,000 crore to the national carrier for a
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
bailout package worth little over Rs 30,000 crore to the national carrier for a ten-year period starting from 2012. The civil aviation ministry is of the view that Air India's current business is "not sustainable" as it is neither able to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Air India delays salary of employees for Julybailout package worth little over Rs 30,000 crore to the national carrier for a
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
bailout package worth little over Rs 30,000 crore to the national carrier for a ten-year period starting from 2012. The civil aviation ministry is of the view that Air India's current business is "not sustainable" as it is neither able to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Air India delays payment of July salariesbailout package worth little over Rs 30,000 crore to the national carrier for a
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
bailout package worth little over Rs 30,000 crore to the national carrier for a ten-year period starting from 2012. The civil aviation ministry is of the view that Air India's current business is "not sustainable" as it is neither able to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Successive governments 'short-changed' Air India: Dinesh Trivediand MTNL in communications and Doordarshan and All India Radio in broadcasting,
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
and MTNL in communications and Doordarshan and All India Radio in broadcasting, it should have a national carrier as well," he added. He has also served as a member of the parliamentary consultative committee of the civil aviation ministry. Also R... Read more
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Business Standard India
Air India's current business 'not sustainable'Air India, a ministerial panel is working on the final contours of the proposed
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
Air India, a ministerial panel is working on the final contours of the proposed disinvestment. Sources said the civil aviation ministry has provided a brief overview about the factors that led to the decision to sell Air India stake to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Air India's current business 'not sustainable': Government tells Parliamentary panelthis backdrop, a parliamentary panel has sought details on the Air India disinv
The Economic Times / Posted 18 days ago
this backdrop, a parliamentary panel has sought details on the Air India disinvestment decision. Sources said the civil aviation ministry has provided a brief overview about the factors that led to the decision to sell Air India stake to... Read more
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The Hindu
Talks begin to divest AI armAir India’s ground-handling, MRO and airline operations separately would make t
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
Air India’s ground-handling, MRO and airline operations separately would make the deal more attractive for private players, Civil Aviation Ministry sources said. The Centre has already received a formal expression of interest from the country’s... Read more
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asianage
Now, drones to deliver food in Lucknowfrom the authorities. They have already written a letter to the DM of Lucknow t
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
from the authorities. They have already written a letter to the DM of Lucknow to allow them a few areas for trial run. The Civil Aviation Ministry is also in the favour of Drone Deliveries but it is also waiting for a nod from the GOI. The young... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Delivering food becomes hi-tech, drones to get your order at your doorstepfrom the authorities. They have already written a letter to the DM of Lucknow t
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
from the authorities. They have already written a letter to the DM of Lucknow to allow them a few areas for trial run. The Civil Aviation Ministry is also in the favour of Drone Deliveries but it is also waiting for a nod from the GOI. The young... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt to offer 20 airports in 2nd round of RCS biddingthe passenger community is the central point of any scheme in aviation sector.
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
the passenger community is the central point of any scheme in aviation sector. "We lend our whole-hearted support to the civil aviation ministry and regulators to make the scheme a grand success and are willing to sit with all stakeholders in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government to offer only 20 airports in second round of RCS biddingthe passenger community is the central point of any scheme in aviation sector.
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
the passenger community is the central point of any scheme in aviation sector. "We lend our whole-hearted support to the civil aviation ministry and regulators to make the scheme a grand success and are willing to sit with all stakeholders in... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Biman suffers Tk 3.05bn loss as it leases two Egypt Air planesof these planes and officials’ failure in determining their capability were aga
Bdnews24.com / Posted 22 days ago
of these planes and officials’ failure in determining their capability were against Biman’s interest. The watchdog on civil aviation ministry said the national carrier made a profit Tk 2.75 billion, but the amount of loss has tarnished that... Read more
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Business Standard India
UIDs like Aadhaar, PAN, passport to be must while booking air ticketfacilities across airports in the country, Minister of state for civil aviation
Business Standard India / Posted 24 days ago
facilities across airports in the country, Minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha said in a written reply. The civil aviation ministry had last month announced that it would be mandatory for passengers to provide a unique identification... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt unlikely to demerge Air Indiaairline IndiGo, has expressed interest in taking over the international busines
Business Standard India / Posted 24 days ago
airline IndiGo, has expressed interest in taking over the international business of Air India. But multiple sources in the civil aviation ministry and Air India involved in the divestment process said neither the finance ministry nor the civil... Read more
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New Kerala
Lalu denied tarmac access: RJD submits adjournment motion in Lok Sabha - newkerala news #256608aviation industry asserts that every individual in a democratic nation is impor
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
aviation industry asserts that every individual in a democratic nation is important. "It is a very welcome step by the civil aviation ministry and it also sends out a strong message that every individual is important and there is no VVIP in a... Read more
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New Kerala
Lalu-tarmac row: Congress accuses PM Modi of targeting Oppn. - newkerala news #256477aviation industry asserts that every individual in a democratic nation is impor
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
aviation industry asserts that every individual in a democratic nation is important. "It is a very welcomed step by the civil aviation ministry and it also sends out a strong message that every individual is important and there is no VVIP in a... Read more
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New Kerala
condemns no tarmac access for Lalu at Patna airport - newkerala news #256456aviation industry asserts that every individual in a democratic nation is impor
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
aviation industry asserts that every individual in a democratic nation is important. "It is a very welcome step by the civil aviation ministry and it also sends out a strong message that every individual is important and there is no VVIP in a... Read more
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New Kerala
Can't allow VVIP culture in democracy: BJP on tarmac access denied to Lalu - newkerala news #256453aviation industry asserts that every individual in a democratic nation is impor
New Kerala / Posted 27 days ago
aviation industry asserts that every individual in a democratic nation is important. "It is a very welcome step by the civil aviation ministry and it also sends out a strong message that every individual is important and there is no VVIP in a... Read more
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dna
Can't allow VVIP culture in democracy BJP on tarmac access denied to Laluaviation industry asserts that every individual in a democratic nation is impor
dna / Posted 27 days ago
aviation industry asserts that every individual in a democratic nation is important. ?It is a very welcome step by the civil aviation ministry and it also sends out a strong message that every individual is important and there is no VVIP in a... Read more
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asianage
Lalu Yadav, Rabri Devi not to have tarmac access in Patnachief ministers, will have to go through strict security checks as regular pass
asianage / Posted 27 days ago
chief ministers, will have to go through strict security checks as regular passengers at Patna airport after the Union civil aviation ministry withdrew a facility which gave them direct access to the tarmac in their vehicles. The order, issued... Read more
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The Economic Times
Panel to finalise regulations for drones: Jayant SinhaNEW DELHI: The civil aviation ministry has set up a committee, which includes o
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
NEW DELHI: The civil aviation ministry has set up a committee, which includes officers from security agencies, to finalise the regulations for use of drones, Union Minister Jayant Sinha said today. "Pursuant to the discussions held in the Ministry... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Government starts talks to furnish digital number to air travellersto make it mandatory for air passengers to furnish a unique identity number at
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 29 days ago
to make it mandatory for air passengers to furnish a unique identity number at the time of flight booking. Raju said the civil aviation ministry has constituted three committees, including a technical committee, to implement technology-enabled... Read more
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asianage
How you'll do Air India stake sale, Tata Group asks govtministries concerned with their queries. According to the report, Finance Mini
asianage / Posted 29 days ago
ministries concerned with their queries. According to the report, Finance Ministry, Transport Ministry, Railway Ministry, Power Ministry and finally the Civil Aviation Ministry would take a final call on any decision about Air India's privatisat... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government starts talks to furnish digital number to air travellersto make it mandatory for air passengers to furnish a unique identity number at
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
to make it mandatory for air passengers to furnish a unique identity number at the time of flight booking. Raju said the civil aviation ministry has constituted three committees, including a technical committee, to implement technology-enabled... Read more
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