Civil aviation sector

Govt mulls aligning flying operator norms with FDI policy

The sector is faced with an odd situation wherein a foreign investor, excluding overseas airlines, can acquire up to 100 percent stake in a local carrier but not seek a scheduled operator's permit. The permit can only be given to a company which has substantial ownership and effective control in the hands of Indian nationals.

Oct 31, 2016, 21:54 PM IST

Govt likely to unveil new civil aviation policy next month

With long-drawn consultations now in final stages, the Civil Aviation Ministry expects to come out with the new civil aviation policy next month.

Apr 22, 2016, 20:51 PM IST

SpiceJet issue, safety downgrade marred civil aviation sector

SpiceJet's near-shutdown and the downgrade of India's safety ranking marred the civil aviation sector in 2014 which also saw a new airline taking to the sky and another one readying itself to do so early next year.

Dec 29, 2014, 10:25 AM IST

India aviation market set to be `number one` globally: KPMG

India`s fast-growing civil aviation sector, already among the top 10 globally, could be number one worldwide by 2030, said a report Thursday by global consultancy KPMG.

Mar 13, 2014, 19:31 PM IST

India, New Zealand to cooperate in civil aviation sector

India and New Zealand Wednesday decided to promote and develop training and technical cooperation in civil aviation sector including accepting of each other's aeronautical products and licenses.

Oct 17, 2012, 19:33 PM IST

Air India meets on turnaround plan

The Air India board met here on Tuesday and decided to initiate a series of major steps to cut costs and enhance savings.

Dec 22, 2009, 20:46 PM IST

No plan of retrenchment in civil aviation sector: Patel

The government on Tuesday said that there was no plan of retrenchment and early retirement scheme for the employees working in the civil aviation sector.

Aug 04, 2009, 16:19 PM IST