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China confirms flight delays caused by military drills

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:31

China`s civil aviation authority has confirmed military exercises are behind widespread flight delays and cancellations this month, following days of rumours.

More new airlines likely to fly in Indian sky in coming months

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:46

While AirAsia India, Ligare Aviation Limited, Quickjet Cargo Airlines and LEPL Projects Limited have been granted the Air Operator's Permit (AOP) or the flying licence, the two pending cases are those of Tata-SIA Airlines Limited and Air Pegasus Limited, Minister of State for Civil Aviation G M Siddeshwara has said.

Over Rs 5,840 loss for Indian airline industry in 2012-13: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 16:01

Air India's operating loss was Rs 3,373 crore in 2009-10, Rs 4,087 crore in 2010-11, Rs 5,537 crore in 2011-12 and Rs 3,159 crore in 2012-13.

Planes in `near miss` at Vietnam airport

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 12:09

Two planes nearly collided at an airport in central Vietnam after a young intern was left in charge of directing a busy runway, aviation authorities said.

AI restructured operations to Dammam since 2012: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 19:06

The flight on Amritsar-Delhi-Toronto route was also stopped due to recurring losses to the tune of over Rs 126 crore.

Near-miss incidents involving planes on the decline: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 17:36

The number of near-miss incidents involving civilian aircraft have been on the decline in the past three years, with aviation regulator DGCA and other agencies concerned taking several corrective measures, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

Air India to be formally inducted into Star Alliance today

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 09:00

The ceremony at the IGI Airport would see Air India unveiling a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and an Airbus A-320.

FM plans Green, Blue and Protein revolutions for agro growth

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 19:12

Setting aside Rs 50 crore for development of indigenous cattle breeds, an equal amount was also set aside by him to start a “Blue Revolution” in inland fisheries.

11.4% hike for Civil Aviation Ministry in Budget

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:31

Government Thursday announced a new scheme to develop airports in metros and non-metro cities through public-private partnership to enhance air connectivity and hiked allocation for the Civil Aviation sector by over 11.4 percent to Rs 9,474 crore in the budget.

Nepal warns using choppers above mountains

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 15:52

Nepal`s Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation has restricted the flying and takeoff of choppers above the base camp areas of all mountains in the Himalayan country, officials said on Sunday.

Cash balance of Indian airlines at dangerous levels: CAPA

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 17:21

Indian airlines are expected to post lesser losses in 2014-15 than last year but their cash balances are at "dangerous levels", being equivalent to less than three weeks' revenue, an aviation consultancy said Tuesday.

India expects 400 million air passengers by 2020: Raju

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 06:07

India has witnessed a growth in number of air travellers due to liberal aviation policy and entry of small air carrier, and is likely to touch 400 million mark by 2020, Union Civil Aviation Minister P Ashok Gajapathi Raju said here Sunday.