The Ministry of Civil Aviation has written a letter to the Home Ministry to review the “security status” of Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra, which would decide whether he continues to be exempted from frisking at airports across the country.
The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of the Centre, Delhi government and Srilankan Airlines on a plea by a Indian woman employee of the carrier for action against it over non-implementation of Vishaka guidelines on dealing with cases of sexual harassment at workplace.
A former secretary in the Civil Aviation department has been examined by CBI as a witness in connection with alleged irregularities in the supply of 43 aircraft to the erstwhile Indian Airlines by Airbus.
Lt Governor Virendra Kataria has urged Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to introduce more air services from different parts of the country to Puducherry to develop the Union Territory as a tourist hub and also to promote industrial development.
The first-ever national aviation university in the country named after Rajiv Gandhi to train pilots, cabin crew and aircraft engineers would come up at Sonia Gandhi`s constituency of Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh.
The Civil Aviation Ministry today asked all airlines to limit the number of `privileged` seats for which they could charge a fee, with a few carriers imposing price tags on a very large number of them.