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India to be third biggest aviation market by 2020: Ajit Singh

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 22:01

Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has said that India is poised to be the third biggest aviation market in the world by 2020.

Scrap plans to privatise airports: CPI(M)

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 15:29

Condemning government`s decision to hand over Kolkata and Chennai airports in private hands, CPI(M) on Monday said it would "jeopardise" the employees` future and demanded immediate scrapping of the privatisation plans.

Pre-qualification bids called for Jaipur, Ahmedabad airports

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 22:58

The government Saturday invited pre-qualification bids from companies which are interested in managing the Jaipur and Ahmedabad airports.

Hoping to bring down jet fuel prices, fares: Civil Aviation Minister

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 17:37

After effecting a string of reforms to help the ailing Indian civil aviation sector, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has said he is hopeful that high jet fuel cost and passenger fares will come down as and when government places aviation turbine fuel (ATF) on the notified product list, which will cut down upon the state sales tax levied on the fuel.

No delay from aviation ministry in clearing AirAsia's JV: Ajit

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 23:28

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.

No major hurdles for AirAsia's planned JV: Ajit Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 14:10

AirAsia's planned joint venture in India does not see any major hurdle except for few procedural problems, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said here on Wednesday.

Govt to focus on low-cost airports: Ajit Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 15:50

Government would now focus on developing low cost airports to provide air connectivity to remote and interior areas of the country and encourage growth of regional airlines, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Wednesday.

Kingfisher management meets striking employees

Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 10:08

Airline promoter Vijay Mallya, who co-owns the Sahara Force India team that is participating in the Indian Grand Prix, does not want to see any disruption by the agitating employees.

Ajit expresses concern over shrinkage in air passenger numbers

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 15:29

Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Tuesday expressed concern over shrinkage in air passenger traffic numbers in the last three months but hoped that the buoyancy in the sector would lead to a spike in the long-run.

Those opposing FDI in retail are confused: Ajit Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 03, 2012, 15:25

Allowing foreign direct investment in retail sector will benefit farmers, and those who are opposing it are "confused", Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Wednesday.

Declare jet fuel a notified product to bring down prices: Ajit Singh

Last Updated: Monday, September 10, 2012, 13:57

"We have written to them and are seeking approvals for declare it as a notified product," Ajit Singh told reporters, voicing concern over the high price of jet fuel.

Only 16 AI flights in Apr-Jun period met total costs: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 18:16

Only 16 of the 184 flights of Air India between April and June have met their total costs, while the remaining ones made operational losses, Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday.