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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 proposal to start an airline here with Tatas if all required information is provided to government agencies, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Sunday.

Govt says no to raising 49% FDI cap in aviation sector

Government Sunday ruled out raising the 49 percent FDI cap in the Indian aviation sector.

RLD leads in Mat Assembly bypoll

Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate Yogesh Nauhar is leading with more than a thousand votes in the by-elections to the Mat Assembly seat in this district counting for which is underway.

AI, IA merger has not progressed as desired: Ajit Singh

Acknowledging that the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines has not progressed as desired, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has said some things had gone "seriously wrong" in the process.

No bailout for Kingfisher Airlines: Aviation Minister

Aviation Minister said the government will not help any private airlines with monetary help.

Pilots should decide whether to run AI or shut it down: Ajit

Talking tough, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Tuesday night told striking Air India pilots that they should first decide what they want -- either keep the national carrier afloat or shut it down.

'Indian air carriers suffered Rs 19,000 cr loss in 2008-11'

Indian air carriers have incurred operational losses of around Rs 19,000 crore between 2008-11, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Thursday.

No staff shortage in Air India: Govt

There is no staff shortage in Air India which now has a strength of 26,851 employees, including 1543 pilots, Lok Sabha was informed Wednesday.

Civil Aviation Minister lauds AAI's role

The activities of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) came in for praise from Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh for providing top-of-the-class airports and air navigation services across the country.

3,300 flights cancelled in four months

More than 3,300 flights were cancelled in four months from October 2011 to January 2012, with inclement weather being one of the major reasons.

Govt working on new civil aviation policy: Assocham

The government has assured the industry that it is working on a new civil aviation policy, with a strong regulatory framework and world-class infrastructure facilities, Assocham said Monday.