Wednesday, June 19, 2013
'Jet Airways designed airline's business class seat in garage'
Have you ever heard of an airline's business class seat being developed inside a garage? That's what...
Jet-Etihad deal: Corp Affairs, Civil Aviation Min raise concerns
Jet Airways and Etihad may have to re-work the ownership structure proposed in the Rs 2,058 crore d...
'Govt may abolish charges on airlines linking small towns'
In a bid to encourage air connectivity to small towns, Civil Aviation Ministry is considering doing ...
'Govt looking into foreign airlines' demand of traffic rights'
The Civil Aviation Ministry is evaluating demands by various foreign airlines to enhance bilateral a...
Air India expects 20% hike in revenue in 2013-14: Ajit Singh
Beleaguered Air India's fortunes seem to be shoring up with the airline estimating that its total re...
India remains opposed to EU`s emission norms
Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Friday said India remains opposed to the European Union`s emis...
IATA wants to leave 'nothing to chance' on aviation safety
Asking all global carriers to become part of its continuous safety monitoring system, IATA on Tuesda...
DGCA drafts rules to allow pilot take short nap on long flight
Many countries already have rules to allow 'controlled rest' to pilots while on their cockpit seats....
Government appoints five experts to Air India's board
Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh appointed them to utilise their specialised skills to help Air In...
Sebi, CCI seek clarity on Jet-Etihad deal; may suggest changes
There have been concerns that the stake sale was restricted to 24 percent only to avoid a mandatory ...
Govt mulls putting cap on preferred seats on airlines
The recent 'unbundling' of some services such as seat preferences or meals on board might be helping...
Limit number of privileged seats: Govt to airlines
The Civil Aviation Ministry today asked all airlines to limit the number of `privileged` seats for w...
Ministry asks airlines to limit number of 'privileged' seats
The Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday asked all airlines to limit the number of 'privileged' seats f...
New batch passes out from Army Aviation Training School
Thirty-two Army officers today passed out of the aviation training school here after completing a 17...
Air India losses expected to come down by Rs 1,200 cr
The airline has incurred Rs.5,198.55 crore worth of net losses for the last fiscal from a net loss o...
Foreign airlines keen on investing in Indian aviation: Ajit Singh
Upbeat over the Jet-Etihad deal and the proposal to launch Air Asia India, Civil Aviation Minister A...
China forms first carrier-borne aviation force
China on Friday announced the formation of its first aircraft carrier-borne aviation force, signalli...
Govt to set up inter-ministerial panel on aviation
The government Friday said the inter-ministerial group (IMG) on avitation will suggest various measu...
London Mayor calls for more flights to India
The UK capital has some `catching up to do`, London mayor Boris Johnson has said, calling for more f...
Govt gives nod to create aviation hubs
Government on Thursday gave its nod to a wide-ranging policy to create international and regional av...
International, regional aviation hubs in India soon
Buoyed by the upswing in air traffic, the government is likely to give its nod to a wide- ranging po...
Nepal launches four day aviation safety campaign
Nepal, which has witnessed a number of air crashes, on Monday launched an awareness campaign seeking...
Indian Navy to mark 60 years of naval aviation
Indian Navy is celebrating diamond jubilee of its aviation wing May 11 with commissioning of its fi...
AirAsia's application to be cleared soon: Ajit Singh
Civil Aviation Ministry will clear the application of Air Asia India to launch its operations in the...
Go Air implements Ramco System's engineering software suite
Air carrier Go Air on Thursday said it has implemented Ramco System's Aviation Maintenance and Engin...
Jet fuel prices cut by a steep 5.3%
Aviation Turbine Fuel, or ATF, price at Delhi was cut by Rs 3,545.94 per kilolitre (kl), or 5.35 per...
Routes, time-slots issue: COPU slams Civil Aviation Ministry
In its report tabled in Parliament today, the COPU said it expected the ministry "to clarify th...
Airlines can charge for preferred seats, check-in bags: Govt
In a move that would raise the cost of air travel, the government Monday said it has allowed airline...
'Global airline sector profit likely to be at $7.5 bn in 2013'
This is compared to USD 4.6 billion worth of profit recorded in 2009, the International Air Transpor...
'Good partner made Tata group return to aviation'
The Tata group, which pioneered civil aviation in India, is making a come-back to the sector with Ma...
AirAsia India files application to launch operations
The newly formed AirAsia India, the Indian arm of Malaysia's low cost carrier AirAsia, has filed an ...
India, Abu Dhabi enhance weekly air seat capacity to 50,000
India and the UAE Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding on air services, enhancing the week...
Two Air India pilots suspended
Two pilots of an Air India flight, which landed at Mumbai airport last Friday without air traffic co...
FAA certification in near future for ALH-Dhruv: Ajit Singh
Efforts will be made to get HAL`s Advance Light Helicopter (ALH-Dhruv) certified by US Federal Aviat...
Need to revive investment sentiment in aviation: Assocham
Government's plans to modernise more airports through the public-private partnership (PPP) mode may ...
India, Dassault agree to set aside divergences, move ahead in other areas
India and French firm Dassault Aviation on Monday decided to keep aside their sharp differences over...
Differences crop up in fighter aircraft deal
Serious differences have cropped up in the contract negotiations between the Defence Ministry and Fr...
Deal on Rafale combat aircraft may get delayed
The country`s biggest defence deal for procuring 126 Rafale combat aircraft is expected to get delay...
AirAsia gets formal FIPB approval
AirAsia Friday said it has received formal approval from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board to l...
India, Singapore sign enhanced air services agreement
India and Singapore Tuesday signed an enhanced air services agreement, immediately raising airline s...
ATF price cut by 5.5%
Jet fuel (ATF) prices were Monday cut by a steep 5.5 percent, reversing the rising trend of past two...
Cautious approach towards Indian carriers by leasing cos: CAPA
Major aircraft leasing companies and financers have started adopting a cautious approach towards Ind...
Ailing Air India asked to take cue from no-frill airline model
An official panel that recommended measures to enhance savings of ailing Air India, has suggested th...
Global airlines' body wants India to improve infrastructure
Global airlines' body IATA on Tuesday asked the government to improve infrastructure and cut costs a...
Govt scraps control over aircraft purchases by local airlines
The Civil Aviation Ministry today abolished the Aircraft Acquisition Committee (AAC) which used to p...
Plane crashes in Indiana neighborhood, 2 killed
Two people were killed on Sunday when the plan in which they were travelling suffered a technical fa...
Nigeria suspends Indian-owned Dana Air operations
Nigerian civil aviation authorities on Sunday suspended operations of Dana Air, an Indian-owned comm...
No delay from aviation ministry in clearing AirAsia's JV: Ajit
There would be no delay in granting necessary approvals to Malaysian carrier AirAsia for its proposa...
Aviation ministry planning to revive Juhu airport: Ajit Singh
With air traffic at the Mumbai airport rising and the proposed Navi Mumbai airport getting delayed, ...
AAI to release deregistered KFA planes after govt nod
State-owned airport operator AAI will release the deregistered leased aircraft of the grounded Kingf...
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