New civil aviation secretary holds Air India review

"The ministry feels that the situation in the aviation industry has undergone a sea change since 2012 when Air India's TAP was put in place for 10 years and this requires that the plan be revisited," a government official had said.

Teaotia named Commerce Secretary; Choubey new Aviation Secretary

Gujarat-cadre senior IAS officer Rita A Teaotia was on Tuesday appointed as new Commerce Secretary and Rajeev Nayan Choubey was made Civil Aviation Secretary as part of a top-level bureaucratic reshuffle.

New guidelines soon for privatisation of airport operations

Somasundaram said the present PPP model, developed during 2005 and 2008, is suitable for airports in metro cities.

Airport privatisation only after elections: Aviation Ministry

Civil Aviation Secretary Ashok Lavasa said that the move to privatise six major airports in the country will be taken post elections.

Improved navigation in airports with ISRO help

Navigational facilities in Indian airports are being improved in collaboration with ISRO, Civil Aviation Secretary K N Srivastava said on Sunday.

Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi appointed Election Commissioner

Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi, who retired only a week ago as Civil Aviation Secretary, was on Tuesday appointed as an Election Commissioner.

Licenses of all pilots under scrutiny: Civil Aviation secy

The licenses of 3000 to 4000
pilots are being scrutinised by the aviation regulator DGCA
following the arrest of a woman pilot on the charge of forging
documents to procure the license.